Would we expect a featherweight boxer to be pitted against a heavyweight?
A trick that designers utilize to create an illusion of featherweight airness for summer designs is using crinkles or puckered fabrics or metallics, foils, jacquards, and brocades.
Considering its featherweight design, it packs quite a punch.
Most collectors agree that the most popular versions for collecting are the Featherweight models, the Turtlebacks (one of the earliest models), the Blackside, the Singer 301 model, and the Midget and toy models.
You can expect to pay between $50 and $250 for a Featherweight in good condition.