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08 May 2011

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Colleen

GASP! GASP! GASP!! She's fabulous! Love her. Oh the possibilities. I've wanted an antique one for so long... glad you found this one to give her a new home. I think she needs a name now!

Maureen O'G

Dare I say it? Find of a lifetime!

HeidiAnn

She is GORGEOUS! I'm so happy for you that you found her!

Sandi ~ A Cottage Muse

SM...my maiden initials!

She is gorgeous...I say go with the SM and call her Signorina MariaBella. Ciao!

amy boelter

Love, love, love her!Great find. I have been looking for one just like that! Hopefully someday I will find one. Enjoy! amy

Jackie

Gorgeous!

monogirl

Well done! Yes that number does mean she was manufactured in 1927. My first instinct was a Wolf Form. But the "S.M." probably means it's from the Superior Model Form Company. It's is probably one of the earliest models they made!

Sue

She's FAB! And I found on last weekend too. Mannies coming out of hibernation?

shabby*vintage*junk

YOWSERS Gina....You must be OVER THE MOON HAPPY with your LOVELY lady....CONGRATULATIONS on your MAGNIFICENT find....!!!!!

Cheers from Oz,
Tamarah xxx

Laura @ 52 FLEA

She's lovely Gina. Aren't SM her initials though? How about Sophia Margherita?
Happy Mother's Day! :)

Colleen  ..gardenbloom

GREAT find I have been looking for one with the cage bottom but so far NO luck.... so lucky you....

Carol Wilson

Remember, a size 14 many years ago did not mean the same thing as a size 14 today -- originally, women's dress sizes were 12, 14, 16, 18 -- I have a McCall pattern from 1947 and a size 14 was a 34" bust, 26 1/2" waist, and 35" hip (which today would be more like a size 6) Women's sizes have been going down, and it is for pure vanity -- somehow a smaller size (even for the same measurements as the larger size number) seems flattering. It's all just numbers!

Kathy

Great find. As a knitter I've always wanted one of those. Very cool. And I see her peeking out the window at Halloween already...

Linda

OH Gina...she is just beautiful! Wonderful find!!

Keirendunfee@comcast.net

I loved that! Glad you procured her, she looks great in the VJIMT Home.

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