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Singer Touch & Sew 600e steel gear driven zigzag sewing machine

Singer was a major player in sewing machine manufacturing, prior to adoption of the "built in obsolescence " business model, and extreme competition from Japanese manufactured, less expensive sewing machines, and one of the last, best Singer sewing machine models, was the Touch & Sew 600e, a steel gear driven model.












According to former Singer factory workers, Singer employees used the parts out of bins, to manufacture each sewing machine, and the 600e was the last model manufactured by Singer, in theUnited States, with steel gears, though a few other Touch & Sew models did get steel gears, if there were steel gears still in the gear parts bin, when they were made.

I know of several T & S machines after the 600e, which were discovered to have the steel gears, and occasionally, a vintage sewing machine lover did replace their beloved T & S model with steel gears salvaged from previous steel geared models, so if you wind up with a later steel geared T & S, c…

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