Oldham based Watson & Co. offered this fine mirror fronted demi-lune treadle combination during the early The ubiquitous Wheeler & Wilson type machine head was employed. The full list price was a hefty
Grey Patent 1857 "Ne Plus Ultra" Sewing Machine This is the rarest sewing machine listed on these pages. It was patented in 1857 by Joshua Grey of Boston Mass. The 1857 patent # 16566 can be seen here.