Advanced Technology

1960.

Mum had a new Bernina Sewing machine.

I came home from Billy Smith’s place one day and told her that Billy’s mum had a better one.   Mrs Smith’s sewing machine did not need electricity.    They had very cleverly invented a treadle for it, so you did not need to plug it in.

Antique Singer Treadle Sewing Machine

Antique Singer Treadle Sewing Machine

 

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2 Responses to Advanced Technology

  1. Loved the old treadle machines :)

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  2. Pilgrim33 says:

    Damn right.
    Appropriate technology.

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