history of National Sewing Machine Company

Item number: National Sewing Machine Company (4049)

Intern number: 4049

Category: National Sewing Machine Company

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Company history and description of the company National Sewing Machine Company of Belvidere, Illinois USA

1948-1891 the company National Sewing Machine Company of Belvidere was founded in Illinois by the fusion of the June Manufacturing Company Company (founded in 1881) and Eldridge Sewing Machine Company (founded in 1869). The company was specialized in the production of machines for retail.
In 1953 was a merger with Free Sewing Machine Co. but however they were not waxed the competition.
1957 the company was closed.
Under the name "Vindex" they sold an other toys line.


The Trade Mark logo is an illustration of a Governor which is a mechanical device found on steam engines. Beneath the logo is the Latin inscription "Nil Desperandum" followed by the initials J.S. & S. which stand for John Shaw & Sons of Wolverhampton who sold Governor machines.

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