Fischer sewing machine

A portable Fischer metal sewing machine with an integral plastic carrying case, circa 1950s. The main body of the sewing machine is made of steel but the case, which converts to a working surface, is made of compression moulded phenol formaldehyde and has a leather carrying handle. It is complete with its original instruction manual included. (see PHSL : 131 for tool kit). This item forms part of the Plastics Historical Society (PHS) collection.
Designer

Manufacturer

Country
Germany
Date
1950 - 1959 (circa)
Dimensions
length 400 mm, width 300 mm, depth 90 mm
Materials
plastic , bakelite - generic term (case), PF , phenol formaldehyde , leather , metal , steel
Method
Colour
Object Number
PHSL : 225
Inscription
"MEWA Ernst Thalman Werk Suhl NASU B 1102 "
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