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These pages have been produced from original manuals some of which were in poor condition and we have where necessary used computer enhancement to help make them readable.

For further information on the history of the Family V.S. and Soeze machines click on the title below.


The early version of the Family V.S. was to all intents and purposes the Soeze machine renamed and as far as we can ascertain the manuals for the two machines were virtually identical. Although there were new titles and minor changes to the text but the basic diagrams and instructions seem to have remained the same. Later Bradbury & Co completely redesigned the Family V.S and a new manual covering that machine was then introduced. Click Here for the later version.

Machine Threading
Machine oilinging
Shuttle Threading
Bobbin Winder


Bradbury Introduction

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