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Standard Company Name: Lewis Invisible Stitch Machine Company
Company Name: Lewis Invisible Stitch Machine Company
Title: 2, 3 & 4 operations on one machine. / Saves dollars and days on stitching, pinking, and shearing.
Imprint: [Between 1940 and 1959]
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Fliers
Descriptive Notes: "Lewis sew pink technology built into many other machines, including Singer, Union Special, and Willcox and Gibbs". Sample of stitch-work on fabric included.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Textiles Collection. Box: 11 ; Folder 5 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1704

Standard Company Name: Lewis Invisible Stitch Machine Company
Company Name: Lewis Invisible Stitch Machine Company
Title: Catalog. / Lewis blindstitch and 'sew-pink' machines for women's wear.
Imprint: [Between 1940 and 1959]
Pages: 29
Notes: Format: Trade catalogs
Models represented: Lewis sew-pink machines - 102-40, 102, 102-13, 102-17, 103-1, 102-27-106, Lewis chainstitch - 62S-1D, 6L-223, Lewis lockstitch - 30-21, 16-26, 72sX-2, 72s-2, 16-29, Lewis chainstitch 62S-2D, 62S-15, 62L-7.
Descriptive Notes: Black and white photos of machines.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Textiles Collection. Box: 11 ; Folder 5 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1703

Standard Company Name: Lewis Invisible Stitch Machine Company
Company Name: Lewis Invisible Stitch Machine Company
Title: Parts and instructions. / Model 54 series.
Imprint: [Between 1930 and 1959]
Pages: 25
Notes: Format: Manuals
Models represented: 54, 54-2, 54-4, 54-6, 54-10.
Descriptive Notes:
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Textiles Collection. Box: 8 ; Folder 0 (about locations)
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Record Number: 186

Standard Company Name: Lewis Invisible Stitch Machine Company
Company Name: Lewis Invisible Stitch Machine Company
Title: Parts and instructions for women's undergarment dresses.
Imprint: 1934
Pages: 22
Notes: Format: Manuals
Model represented: 54-8.
Descriptive Notes: Detailed diagram of Model 54-8.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Textiles Collection. Box: 8 ; Folder 0 (about locations)
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Record Number: 187

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