Joaquim Janeiro

 

Old " Opel " tin sewing machine - Unknown maker
 
 
Description   Blue and red tin sewing machine
 
Brand   ?  /  Portugal
Year   ?
Model type / Material   Rare all tin toy sewing machine , blue top and bottom with red table
Quality / Price ratio   Very nice toy always kept on dry and clean room . This is an old toy , bought more then 30 years ago .
Obs.   Besides being a nice toy , unknown portuguese maker , bought in the old Aveiro March Fair , maybe 30 to 40 years ago , there was another important reason  to buy this toy ! ...  Russelsheim 21 , January of 1862 , Adam Opel founded his company to produce  sewing machines , main Opel product until 1886 , being one of the biggest world sewing machine producer.

Obviously this is not a miniature of an Opel sewing machines , but we can look and think ...