G473 This is the beautiful BING MINIATURE TOY sewing machine made in Bavaria and has gold stamping on the end of the base indicating their trademark “ Int. reg. TRADEMARK BAVARIA, D.R.G.M. USA Patent Appl. ” The interesting drive mechanism is chain driven with a chrome spoked hand wheel with a retractable handle. Montgomery Ward’s 1925-26 catalog featured this BING machine in their toy section with an ad stating, “ This is not a toy, but a machine for travelers.” Sears 1926 catalog also featured this machine with a price tag of $3.47. The machine measures: 6 1/2” tall x 4 1/2” deep x 7 3/4” wide AND COMES WITH THE ORIGINAL BOX. ,it is very solid, stable and made of heavy german cardboard. The machine is in mint condition and a true collectors piece.