Has latch on front right side making it so the machine flips open and access to the bottom mechanical portion can be accessed. When do numerous image searches on this sewing machine photo, we keep seeing a small German made machine that is very similar.So very possible is from Germany and maybe for a child? We have numerous other lighters currently listed for sale as well! We will leave Feedback for you once you receive the item and have left feedback indicating everything went as you had hoped and planned. Thank you again for taking your time to view this item. This item is in the category "Antiques\Sewing (Pre-1930)\Sewing Machines". The seller is "funkyflippin" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.