Singer 'Indian Star' Machines
Pictures and information courtesy of Chrys Gunther
and Claire Sherwell
The 'Indian Star' occurs as a bed decal on Singer
machines which were intended for sale on the Indian sub-continent. The eight-pointed
star has the name 'Singer' on each point in a different Indian language.
Indian Stars as they appear on various Singer models
dating from 1903 to 1940 are shown below.
The languages represented moving clockwise from
1 o'clock are:
Onya, Singhalese, Gujarati,
Kannada, Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam (or Tamil), Urdu
Click on each image for pictures of the complete
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