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Object ID 000937

Object Name Junior Model Sewing Machine

Object Desc Junior Model Sewing Machinge. Gateway Engineering Company label. Red metal sewing machine with red base.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000845

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Toys


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 1, Shelf 12

Object Date 1950

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Gateway Engineering Company,sewing machines,toys,metal toys,miniatures,

Title Junior Model Sewing Machine

Description Red metal sewing machine. Has a slightly torn yellow label adhered to it with words "Junior Model NP-1" "Gateway Engineering Company Chicago 51 ILL" "Patents Pending." Sewing machine has a spool of grey thread. Needle is in sewing machine. White wheel with a black handle is on end of sewing machine. Metal sewing machine is connected to red wooden base with henges. Sewiing machine opens at base.


Approx Collection Date

Height 8

Length 8.5

Width 4.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Gateway Engineering Company

Maker Details Gateway Building Products was started in 1937 in Chicago , Illinois At that time they were known as Gateway Engineering Company and manufactured toys and wire bar supports. In 1941 Gateway moved to the Camp Washington Area in Cincinnati , Ohio . The company flourished and in 1961 the name changed to Gateway Building Products and a need for space prompted a move to Gateway’s current location in Miamitown , Ohio .

Maker Mark


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Date SEP 8,2013

Summary Fair

Assessor Rachel Baker

Notes Label is torn in the corner. Metal has some scratches on it.


Date JAN 7,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 1, Shelf 15 from Cabinet 1 - automatic entry by admin

Date JUN 12,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 1, Shelf 12 from Room 1, Shelf 15 - automatic entry by admin