The Busy Bee Serial No. Manufactured by The Busy Bee Sewing Machine Company, 5 New Street, Worcester. The firm was known to have been producing sewing machines between at least 1872 and 1879 and was run by Alfred M.
SEWING BIRD - "Every good child who sews with a will should have a wee birdie to help with his bill." An exact replica of the hemming clamp made for Marshall Field's in this "third hand" clamps to a table while the beak holds the fabric to be sewn.