I love the look of this appliance, and use it as a display piece, it actually gets a lot of complements as part of my collection. The motor runs smoothly and lights also working, foot pedal operates nicely. I don't know how to use sewing machine, so my test are limited but do not see any issue with the unit. This will go well with you retro inspired interior and add that period charm to the space, especially if it is Mid Century or Art Deco themed. This is part of my private collection over many years, and will surely be a proud addition to your stable.Please refer to photos for more detail. If you have any question please feel free to get in touch. The item "Japanese TOYOTA 9800 Sewing Machine, Mid Century Appliance, Retro, Vintage, Rare" is in sale since Monday, March 11, 2019. This item is in the category "Crafts\Sewing\Sewing Machines". The seller is "qidionline" and is located in Mentone, VIC. This item can be shipped worldwide.