It has a mild mildew smell. This machine has No rust. Please ask me if you have any questions. The item "1964 Mint Green 221K Singer Featherweight Sewing Machine With Case & Accessories" is in sale since Friday, February 12, 2021.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Sewing (1930-Now)\Machines". The seller is "goingaroundonemoretime" and is located in Peru, Illinois. This item can be shipped to United States.