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Post# 368100   3/8/2017 at 21:48 by Spencer (Wheatland)        

Hi Vacuumland Members I own a Hoover Guardsman Model C14129. It was manufactured in the 1980's. If anyone knows how to date these types of Hoovers please let me know. The Serial Number is:089900113200.

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Post# 368102 , Reply# 1   3/8/2017 at 22:00 by vacuumlad1650 (North-East Illinois)        

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How to date a Hoover...
You start by picking out some nice clothes...

Post# 368104 , Reply# 2   3/8/2017 at 22:02 by TheSpiritOf76 (Historic Midtown Wichita Kansas. )        

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Hoover made after 1987 can be dated by the first 4 digits of the serial number. So in this case 0899, equals August of 1999. I can tell you right now, just by looks I can tell you its not from the 1980's.

Post# 368117 , Reply# 3   3/9/2017 at 05:44 by Spencer (Wheatland)        

Thank you very much. Even though it's orange it was made in 1999. I'm also looking for a Type A or shakeout bag for it. If anyone has either of those please let me know.

Post# 368118 , Reply# 4   3/9/2017 at 06:47 by vacuumlad1650 (North-East Illinois)        

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Steel City Vacuum is still able to sell the complete type A bag assembly for about 50 bucks.

Post# 368128 , Reply# 5   3/9/2017 at 08:16 by vacerator (Macomb Michigan)        
Oh!, (for Andy);

he meant the date of manufacture!
At first, I thought, I'd rather date a bodyguard-man.

Post# 368148 , Reply# 6   3/9/2017 at 13:54 by vacuumlad1650 (North-East Illinois)        

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Yes, Vacerator Thats my humorous side coming out again...

Post# 368154 , Reply# 7   3/9/2017 at 15:21 by vacerator (Macomb Michigan)        
I like

your humor Andy! I'm a train buff also.

Post# 368188 , Reply# 8   3/9/2017 at 22:09 by Spencer (Wheatland)        

My Guardsman is Orange. What years were the Guardsmans produced in that particular color.

Post# 368449 , Reply# 9   3/15/2017 at 06:24 by Spencer (Wheatland)        

My Guardsman is Orange. What years were the Guardsmans produced in that particular color.

Post# 369452 , Reply# 10   3/28/2017 at 22:32 by Durango159 (State College, PA)        

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Hoover has had Orange as a commercial color for many years! It really just depends on the time and the machine as to whether the machines were orange bag/ white hood, orange bag/ orange hood, orange bag/black hood. Gray and black bags have been around for a while too. I'm sure someone has commercial catalogs for the various periods.

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