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For better visibility when sewing it had a nine degree inclined needle-bar referred as a Slant-Needle that would utilize slant shank feet, a proprietary of Singer system. * Wide Range Speed Control * Starts at a Touch * Both Knee & Foot Control * Seam-Width Guides *Flexible Spool Pins * Simplified Threading * Automatic Bobbin Winder * Sews Forward or Back * Non-Glare Light * Hand Stitch Regulator * Accurate Tension Dial * Drop Feed Principal Parts of a Singer Model 301 Singer 301 Features: The date of August 12th is used in celebrating Singer Anniversary's, as marked by the issued patent of the first Singer sewing machine by Isaac Merritt Singer on August 12, 1851.
It was the first family sewing machine ever made that was a cabinet and portable all in one. used even in the first rough sketches of the new product . Every 50 years Singer introduces the world's most advanced home sewing machine to commemorate an Anniversary Year.
The needle-bar and the presser-bar are inclined rearward between eight and sixteen degrees to a vertical plane.
The inclined needle bar would become known as the "Slant-Needle" but engineering of this new machine would continue and included another patent that improved the balancing of the rotary hook for the purpose of reducing vibration. An imaginary plane of reference, A-B-C, controls the bed casting.
We call this precise new way of making things, "Tripod-Control Dimensioning". With it they could control precision of and between two (or more) die castings of an assembly. That means 99% of all the NA serial numbered sewing machines were not made in 1951.
It all started back in 1935 when Singer Manufacturing Company ask Doehler-Jarvis to help pioneer the first die cast aluminum sewing machine components. They selected a point of vantage common to the parts. 1952-1957 The majority of Singer 301/301A sewing machines where made between 1952-1957.
There were many new features that made it the Ultimate sewing machine Singer Manufacturing Company ever built, past or present. (1,000 with the Centennial Badge and 9,000 with the new Black Band Singer Badge) (Revolutionized the sewing machine-of-tomorrow with a design to make home sewing easier) In 2011, the Singer 160 Limited Edition was introduced for the 160th year anniversary, 1851-2011.
This new slant-needle sewing machine would become the Singer Model 301. By the time the "Slant Needle" model came along, "Tripod-Control Dimensioning" had grown to a full-fledged design and production technique . (Inspired by Classic design, modern features and traditional touches) The Singer Portable with Handles!