This book does not contain sewing machine production estimates,
rarity guides or values.
reserve the right to not knowingly supply this book to a small
number of individuals (and their associates) who post sewing
machine related sites on the internet which we consider to
quality A4 hardback volume comprises of 280 pages containing
in excess of 600 illustrations and colour photographs.
Researched entirely afresh from primary sources, we believe the
book offers the most comprehensive insight ever produced on the
subject of native British sewing machine companies during the
The histories of over 70 establishments can be found, ranging
from the largest to the most obscure, a number of which have
not been referenced for more than a century. For each company
you will find dates of operation, patents, registered designs,
machines produced and principal individuals concerned.
Martin Gregory, editor of ISMACS magazine, says:
“A mine of reliable information, most of which you
cannot find elsewhere.”
Cost: £80 sterling + p&p.
Inclusive prices = UK £90, airmail to Europe £100,
rest of world £110.
For ordering details please email
Payment is acceptable by sterling cheque drawn on a UK bank or