I promised Chloe I'd show my sewing machines
This is the first of them, I had a similar one when I was about five years old but goodness knows where it finished up, not with me.
This one I bought at a trash and treasure market in the Blue Mountains about 4 years ago for AU$20 - it had a price of AU$25 on it and when I offered the money, the man selling it took off $5 because the handle was broken.
There is one currently on ebay for AU$275 (no bids)the ebay seller says it is Circa 1940.
The Needlebar says it was made by Colton, Palmer & Preston who operated in Adelaide, South Australia between 1842 and 1965.
Mine appears to be Model Type: Peter Pan Model 0 because it does not have embossed writing on the turn wheel, only the arrows as in the pictures on the above site.
sorry for the quality of the photo, not good snapping at night - might do another one.