Sewing Machine, U. S. Patent 63,483, April 2, 1867, George S. Darling and Elias Howe, Jr., Bridgeport and Fairfield, Connecticut.
This invention was an improvement to the sewing machine and relates to connecting the presser foot with the thread controller so the delivery of the thread varies with the thickness of the material being sewn. Elias Howe, Jr. made the basic sewing machine invention which was ultimately licensed to the entire industry. The Howe Sewing Machine Company was located in Bridgeport, Conn., but there were also factories in Indiana, New York, and Scotland.
This all metal model is 7" x 2" x 2" long and is in excellent condition. The original Patent Office tag is included.
An Elias Howe Sewing Machine, that includes this invention, is included in this display. It is number "29".