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Cresta

Cresta Factory

The illustrations show: "one of Cresta's continental factories where testing ensures your Cresta arrives read to give you many years of trouble-free service."

Cresta's UK address was Cresta Works, Bilston Street, Wolverhampton.

By 1970 they were using an address in Halesfield, Telford New Town, Shropshire.

Cresta went into voluntary liquidation on 3rd February, 1971. All stocks and shares were disposed of by Public Auction, according to their accountants.

The company bought and sold machines from a variety of manufacturer's including Brother, Favta in Switzerland and possibly Veritas in Wittenberge, Germany.

Compare the pictures of the Autostitch and Autostitch MS in this album with the Singer 170

Can anyone positively identify this factory?


Cresta Autostitch

Made in East Germany and sold in England by mail order direct sales.

Who was the maker? It could be a Veritas kl. 8014 made in Wittenberge. Cresta sold machines made by various different companies including Brother and Favta. Their headquarters were at Bilston Street, Wolverhampton c1965.

Cresta Autostitch MS

Made in East Germany and sold in England by mail order direct sales. Could be a Veritas kl. 8014/26 from Wittenberge?