Sewing Machine Research
ISMACS International
International Sewing Machine Collectors' Society

Guidelines and Disclaimer for the ISMACS Digest

Things that will not be tolerated:

  • Flames
  • Personal attacks on other Digest members
  • Questions of the type, "What is this machine worth?"

Things that forsale listings must contain:

  • Price
  • Condition Rating (see the Condition Chart)
  • Full and complete description

Things that are encouraged:

  • Discussion of machines and collecting
  • Questions about collecting, restoration, care and love of old machines
  • Descriptive subject headers

We are happy to comment on prices that are given and give our opinions as to whether we think a given price is fair. The answer to "What is this machine worth?" is: Whatever someone is willing to pay.


ISMACS International For Sale Postings are here as a service for the Members of ISMACS and our visitors. ISMACS International and its representatives will not take responsibility for the quality of the items presented herein. That responsibility lies with buyer & seller. Sellers assume all risk and liability arising from their offer for sale items. Buyers agree to indemnify and hold harmless ISMACS International and its representatives with regards to loss experienced through this system. We do not assume responsibility for the content or the context of the listings. We insure that two criteria are met on all for sale postings, price and in-depth description. We reserve the right to refuse any for sale listing that does not meet the outlined criteria for ISMACS International. We do not guarantee that we will notice or prevent any inappropriate use of the For Sale Postings. We do not guarantee that sellers will complete the sale nor that a buyer will go through with the purchase of an item. All risk is taken by the individual buyers and sellers. Payment terms to be agreed upon between seller and buyer. We are not responsible for errors in the system. Use it at your own risk.

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