Here’s a machine that I’d really love to identify.
A quick glance suggests an early New England model, but check out that hump to the right of the stitch plate. It’s to house bevel gears driving a reciprocating shaft under the stitch plate to provide a crude form of lock stitch.
Yes, one cotton spool lives above the needle bar as on Raymond machines, but the other is mounted at the front close to the handle with the thread running under the stitch plate to the levering mechanism.
Never seen another one like this and I regret not having spent some time researching it.
Great original condition with hand-painted flowers on the bed and totally complete in every way.
It’s a little larger than a common, standard New England machine measuring 9 ½ inches from left to right excluding the handle

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