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Previously Loved Sewing Machines

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All our previously loved sewing machines have been all serviced by our on-site Service Technician Stan Rimmer, who has over 40 yrs experience in domestic and industrial service They are sold as they came in as far as accessories and books. Some come with and some you will have to add them on yourself. I will not be listing everything with each machine on this site. So please pop into our shop or See Full Article

Elnapress Opal


The Elnapress Opal will literally cut your ironing time in half an take the drudgery out of ironing. With its large heating shoe (62 x 25 cm ) and 45 kilos (100 pounds) of automatic pressure, the Elnapress Opal can iron a shirt in under one minute and press through three to four layers in one go.

Use the Elnapress Opal comfortably seated at any table.It is easy, fast and comfortable!

  • Vap-O-Jet: Vaporizer for direct dampening of laundry. Uses regular tap water
  • Sleeve Board: Fully integrated. Padded with a professional FRM cloth cover 55 x 11 cm / 22 x 4 in
  • Ironing Board: Padded with a professional FRM cloth cover 62 x 25 cm / 24 x 10 in
  • Heating Shoe
  • Fixed Handle: Used to open and close heating shoe
  • Movable Handle: Used to apply ironing pressure
  • Safety Lock: Slides to the left to lock; always lock for transporting
  • LED Control Panel: Keys (+/-) to turn ON/OFF and to regulate the temperature
  • Ironing Cushion
  • Electronic Safety Buzzer

Technical Specifications:

  • Weight of Elnapress: 12 kg / 26 lb
  • Overall Dimensions: 65 x 54 x 21 cm / 26 x 21 x 8 in
  • Ironing Pressure: 45 kg / 100 lb
  • Ironing Level: 10 cm / 4 in above the table
  • Rated Power: 1000 W (230 V), 1000 W (120 V), 700 W (100 V)
  • Real Consumption: 600-900 W/h (depending on the material)
  • Electrical Approval: CE, UL approved in accordance with American standard UL STD. 141 and Canadian standard STD CSA C22.2 no 99-1954
  • Other Information: Elnapress is earthed. Should only use an earthed lead and plug