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Post# 275292   4/9/2014 at 10:35 (1,504 days old) by smow69 (Pryor Oklahoma)        

what all colors did the dial a matic come in does anyone know? I have these to colors plas another green and an orange modell storage.

Post# 275356 , Reply# 1   4/9/2014 at 17:06 (1,504 days old) by super-sweeper (KSSRC Refurbishment Center)        
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Is John Long, he should be able to tell you colors, years, and if your HOOVER is capable of supporting the Turbonic-Gardener™  attachment. As much as I love my HOOVERS, all I can be certain on is the VERY first  

Dial-A-Matic cleaner, the world's first clean-air upright, was released in 1963 in the color of pumpkin and taupe!

Post# 275361 , Reply# 2   4/9/2014 at 17:13 (1,504 days old) by raycarter (Taylor, Michigan)        

Here is a list of Hoover Dial-A-Matic models and color schemes;

1100 & 1118 - Sunset Orange, Pearl Gray and Deep Mist Gray
1110 - Peacock Blue, Pearl Gray and Deep Mist Gray
1120 - Pumpkin Orange and Seal Greige Light, Medium, and Deep
1130 - Spring Green and Taupe Light, Medium and Deep
1140 - Marine Blue and Seal Greige Light, Medium and Deep
1151 - Flamingo Orange and Seal Greige, Light Medium and Deep
1157 - Ceylon Yellow and Taupe Light, Medium and Deep
1170 - Seal Greige Light, Medium and Deep*
1176 - Persian Gold and Seal Greige Light, Medium and Deep*
1178 - Taupe Light, Medium and Deep*

U5007 - Light Copper and Light Taupe
U5007-001 - Cinnamon and Oyster White
U5015 - Persian Gold and Oyster White
U5017 - Lichen Green and Oyster White
U6003 - Sunset Orange and Light Taupe*
U6003-001 - Poppy Red and Oyster White*
U6007 - Antique Copper Shadow and Light Taupe*
U6039 - Sea Blue and Oyster White*
U6041 - Luggage Tan and Oyster White*

*Power Drive model

Post# 275366 , Reply# 3   4/9/2014 at 17:26 (1,504 days old) by raycarter (Taylor, Michigan)        

Sorry, I left out one model from my previous post- Model 1136, Styled in Flemish Blue and Taupe, Light and Medium.

Post# 275993 , Reply# 4   4/13/2014 at 02:01 (1,501 days old) by hoover28 (Oneida N.Y.)        
hoover dial a matic

it would be nice if some one could list the date and year each model was made of these hoovers


Post# 276255 , Reply# 5   4/14/2014 at 20:53 (1,499 days old) by Oreck_XL (Brooklyn, New York 11211)        

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I believe you left out the model 1149 as well. Also, does anyone know which were the last DAM models available in the power drive and non-power drive versions? Was there an overlap when the Concept 1 debuted? A vac shop owner told me awhile back Dial-A-Matics could still be purchased new in 1980.

Post# 371164 , Reply# 6   4/20/2017 at 20:52 (397 days old) by TheSpiritOf76 (Historic Midtown Wichita Kansas. )        
does anyone know.....

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what dam that is on the left, in the first photo? I don't believe it is a US DAM, can anyone help?

Post# 371166 , Reply# 7   4/20/2017 at 21:03 (397 days old) by Opelgtkarl (Kirkland, Washington)        
DAM on the Left

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Yeah I remember this post and I know the right is a 1149, but the one on the left is a mystery and I have not seen another. It looks like it might go with the U4003 Convertible, but I don't know. Info needed!!!

Post# 371168 , Reply# 8   4/20/2017 at 21:54 (397 days old) by vacuumlad1650 (Chicago Suburbs)        

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On the left I would guess an 1157...but I'm no expert.

Post# 371192 , Reply# 9   4/21/2017 at 09:35 (396 days old) by kirbyvertibles (Independence, KS)        

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I believe 1157 was yellow.
I've never seen this one. I'm gonna say it's a frankendam or an imported dam???

Post# 371198 , Reply# 10   4/21/2017 at 11:09 (396 days old) by Oreck_XL (Brooklyn, New York 11211)        

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It looks as if the front is from an 1170. Notice how Dial A Matic is written at the bottom?

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