This machine has spent the last 50 years in a tech high school here in CT. The kids could not kill it, neither will you. Machine turns on and runs. I do not sew, so I have no idea if it working good or not.
Singer 281-1 high speed, single needle, lockstitch machines designed for sewing a wide variety of fabrics ranging from light weight to heavy weight. Outstanding straight line stitching is produced by these machines in materials such as wash-and-wear, synthetic and natural fabrics. Light weight to medium-heavy weight fabrics.
Needle bar stroke, 1-13/64 inches. Maximum stitch length: Feed eccentric stop screw, regularly furnished, limits the maximum stitch length to 7 stitches per inch.
A stop screw for 5-1/2 stitches per inch will be furnished when specified on order. Space at right of needle, 11 inches. 48x 24x 30 285 lbs. The item "Singer 281-1 Industrial Sewing Machine Leather" is in sale since Wednesday, August 15, 2018. This item is in the category "Business & Industrial\CNC, Metalworking & Manufacturing\Textile & Apparel Equipment\Industrial Sewing Machines".
The seller is "brooksvaleartisans" and is located in New Haven, Connecticut. This item can be shipped to United States.