Where is the serial number on a new home sewing machine?
To find your model number, look on the base of the sewing machine or on the bottom. There should be a plate there with a string of 5 numbers. Some of them are preceded by a letter in front.
How do I identify my vintage Singer sewing machine?
Find Your Model #
For sewing machines manufactured since about 1990, look for the model number on the handwheel side of the machine near the on/off switch or the electric cord receptacle. You will find the model number on the front panel of machines manufactured in the 1970s and 1980s.
How old is my Kenmore sewing machine model 385?
The sewing machines that have model numbers beginning with 385. . . were first manufactured in 1965. The model that you have was likely manufactured sometime between 1965 and 1987.
Where is the model number on an old Kenmore sewing machine?
There should be a model number plate located somewhere on the machine. It is often on the bottom base of the machine. It is often on the front of the bottom base but can also be on the side or back of the bottom base. You may need to examine the entire machine to find the model number plate.