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1862 Willcox and Gibbs Treadle

Willcox and Gibbs Sewing Machine with Glass Tension Disks

Treadle, showing the "coffin top" cover.

Willcox and Gibbs Sewing Machine with Glass Tension Disks

Treadle, showing the "coffin top" cover in the closed position, for storage.

Willcox and Gibbs Sewing Machine with Glass Tension Disks

Closeup of the head.

Willcox and Gibbs Sewing Machine with Glass Tension Disks

Closeup of the glass tension discs.

Willcox and Gibbs Sewing Machine with Glass Tension Disks

Treadle, open and ready to sew.

(Photos courtesy of Judy Pritchard)