Support: All Wheel Serial Number History

Matchless Spinning Wheel: The serial number is on the back of the wheel, on a small, rectangular piece of wood that protrudes slightly.

The serial number on a Matchless is the date of assembly (mmddyy.)

Example: DT102407 2 = a double treadle wheel built on October 24, 2007, the second wheel built that day.

Single Treadle wheels only have the date and sequence number, no letters.
Ladybug Spinning Wheel: The serial number is on the back of the wheel, on a protruding oval piece of wood.

The serial number on a Ladybug is the date of assembly (mmddyy.)

Example: LB011408 171 = Ladybug spinning wheel built on January 14, 2008. 171 is the ID number.
Sidekick Spinning Wheel: The serial number is on the underside of the right treadle.

The serial number on a Sidekick is the date of assembly (mmyy.)

Example: SK 1111 1645 = is a Sidekick spinning wheel built in November 2011. 645 is the ID number.

Schacht-Reeves Spinning Wheel: The serial number is on the brass name plate on the side of the base.

To inquire about your SR serial number, contact us. A more detailed serial number history will be available soon.

Schacht Spindle

Schacht Spindle Company, Inc. was founded during the back-to-earth movement of the late 1960's and its accompanying craft resurgence. Their first loom was a simple tapestry loom, a version which they still make today. Over nearly 50 years, Schacht has developed a broad range of high quality hand weaving and hand spinning tools, including their popular Cricket Loom and Ladybug Spinning wheel. Schacht’s mission is to create beautiful and well-designed products that enhance customers’ weaving and spinning experience through innovative problem solving, creative ideas, skilled woodworking and craftsmanship, and friendly, knowledgeable customer service. Schacht’s family owned business is located in Boulder, Colorado.