Nasch's 1887 UK patent follows closely in the footsteps of his
The specification describes both chain stitch and lockstitch
versions of a portable miniature. The chain stitch machine (illustrated)
incorporates a simple needle feed, akin to the "Oliver"
and "Leader" patents. The lockstitch model, however,
employs a more sophisticated cam driven motion to activate the
Contemporary evidence suggests the machines did reach the marketing
stage, but I have not come across a surviving example to date.
Friends in Germany inform me that an extant Nasch type machine
resides in a private European museum.