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Singer sewing machine decal set:

"Scrolls & Roses"

There are several combinations of various scrolls on the arm with large or small roses on the bedplate. Not in any particular order.

Roses & Scrolls variant (a)

scrolls and roses

VS2 (1888) - scrolls without flowers on the arm and large roses on bed.scrolls and roses

VS2 (1888) rear. The edge transfer on the bed comprises asymetric scrolls.

Singer Scrolls and Roses Decals

VS2 (1888) - bed detail: four closely arranged roses

Roses & Scrolls variant (b)

Singer Scrolls and Roses Decals

12K (18--)Singer Scrolls and Roses Decals

12K (18--) bed detail: two roses and other flowers.

Roses & Scrolls variant (c)

Singer Scrolls and Roses Decals

28K (1894) Arm decal has a central flower. Small roses on bed. Edge transfer

28k scrolls roses

28K (1892) with different roses on the bed.

Roses & Scrolls variant (d)

scrolls roses

Scrolls and Roses revived for the twentieth century. These were presumably for export (Clydebank collection).

(Copyright photos courtesy of West Dunbartonshire Libraries and Museums, Martin Gregorty and ISMACS News)