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Melanie Rowley wrote at 2015-03-04 02:36:40
I have this machine, it was also sold apparently as a New Home RZ.

I have the manuals for it, in PDF that would be happy to send, as well as needle specifications.  This was a lovely machine and well worth it.

It takes the round shanked needles. Schmetz  DBXK5

Melanie Rowley wrote at 2016-01-17 18:10:38
I have an Anker RZ, the black one from the late 50s, as well as an Anker DZ, and have found manuals for both of the RZs.  

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Irene Schwall


I have been a collector of antique sewing tools and thimbles for over 30 years. I am also a dealer in this field and sell on eBay under the name -- serengeti2. I am NOT, and I repeat NOT an expert on antique or vintage domestic household sewing machines used for everyday home sewing. I can offer help when it comes to Toy or miniature collectible sewing machines ONLY.


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I belong to Thimble Collectors International & I chair the committee 'Publishing/Grants' and oversee the research and publication of booklets relating to sewing tools and thimbles. I have also had articles published on needlework related topics.

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