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Sewing Machines | Historical Trade Literature in Smithsonian Collections
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Standard Company Name: National Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: National Sewing Machine Company
Title: Sixty years of fine workmanship. / 1879: they were modern then; 1939: they are modern today.
Imprint: 1939
Pages: 13
Notes: Format: Trade catalogs
Models represented: Rotary B, Rotary D, IEB Model B, Reversed D, Reversed B.
Descriptive Notes: National Sewing Machine Company history; pictures of National Sewing Machine company presidents and work-force.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Textiles Collection. Box: 2 ; Folder 4 (about locations)
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Record Number: 721

Standard Company Name: National Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: National Sewing Machine Company
Title: [Correspondence from the National Sewing Machine Company to a customer concerning postage costs]
Imprint: 1927/03/21
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Company materials
Descriptive Notes: Correspondence from the National Sewing Machine Company to a customer concerning postage costs.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 2 ; Folder 6 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1280

Standard Company Name: National Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: National Sewing Machine Company
Title: [Correspondence from the National Sewing Machine Company to a customer concerning postage costs]
Imprint: 1927/03/25
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Company materials
Descriptive Notes: Correspondence from the National Sewing Machine Company to a customer concerning postage costs.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 2 ; Folder 6 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1281

Standard Company Name: National Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: National Sewing Machine Company
Title: [Trade card featuring two birds in front of a silhouette of the moon with the shore in the background]
Imprint: [Between 1890 and 1899]
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring two birds in front of a silhouette of the moon with the shore in the background.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 2 ; Folder 6 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1282

Standard Company Name: National Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: National Sewing Machine Company
Title: It's just the thing; Mr. Live Dealer to knock-out competition, whether local or otherwise. / We refer to Vindex special.
Imprint: [Between 1890 and 1929]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Fliers
Descriptive Notes: Advertisement for National Sewing Machine Company's Vindex Special.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 2 ; Folder 6 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1277

Standard Company Name: National Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: National Sewing Machine Company
Title: [Trade card featuring two birds in front of a silhouette of the moon with water and a bridge in the background]
Imprint: [Between 1890 and 1899]
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring two birds in front of a silhouette of the moon with water and a bridge in the background.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 2 ; Folder 6 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1283

Standard Company Name: National Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: National Sewing Machine Company
Title: [Trade card featuring a young girl standing in a garden holding a rake]
Imprint: [Between 1890 and 1899]
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring a young girl standing in a garden holding a rake.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 2 ; Folder 6 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1284

Standard Company Name: National Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: National Sewing Machine Company
Title: [Trade card featuring birds and flowers around a scene of a house on a lake]
Imprint: [Between 1890 and 1899]
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring birds and flowers around a scene of a house on a lake.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 2 ; Folder 6 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1286

Standard Company Name: National Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: National Sewing Machine Company
Title: [Trade card featuring a rose with a winter scene in the background]
Imprint: [Between 1890 and 1899]
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring a rose with a winter scene in the background.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 2 ; Folder 6 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1287

Standard Company Name: National Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: National Sewing Machine Company
Title: [Trade card featuring a rose with a winter scene in the background]
Imprint: [Between 1890 and 1899]
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring a rose with a winter scene in the background.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 2 ; Folder 6 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1288

Standard Company Name: National Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: National Sewing Machine Company
Title: [Correspondence from National Sewing Machine Company to a customer concerning postage cost]
Imprint: 1924/02/04
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Company materials
Descriptive Notes: Correspondence from the National Sewing Machine Company to a customer concerning postage cost; featured company logo.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 2 ; Folder 6 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1278

Standard Company Name: National Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: National Sewing Machine Company
Title: [Correspondence from National Sewing Machine Company to a customer detailing a special offer]
Imprint: 1894
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Company materials
Models represented: 3, 5
Descriptive Notes: Correspondence from the National Sewing Machine Company to a customer detailing a special offer picture of National Sewing Machine Company factory.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 2 ; Folder 6 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1279

Standard Company Name: National Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: National Sewing Machine Company
Title: [Trade card featuring a house surrounded by flowers]
Imprint: [Between 1890 and 1899]
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring a house surrounded by flowers.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 2 ; Folder 6 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1285

Standard Company Name: National Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: National Sewing Machine Company
Title: Western Electric: No 2. / Portable sewing machine.
Imprint: [Between 1890 and 1929]
Pages: 40
Notes: Format: Manuals
Model represented: 2.
Descriptive Notes: Instructions for using No. 2 Western Electric; diagram of machine No. 2 Western Electric.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Textiles Collection. Box: 4 ; Folder 2 (about locations)
Display Scanned Item: HTML Page
Record Number: 603

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