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Post# 379893   10/17/2017 at 19:20 by fairfax88 (Orlando, FL)        

Eureka Roto-Matic 800 Style,
Would anyone happen too have a picture of the very last 800 style Eureka canister... they were two tone blue,the hose was blue with white tracers and had a white machine end that went into the top of the vacuum just like on a Eureka 910.?


Post# 379901 , Reply# 1   10/17/2017 at 21:05 by eurekaprince (Montreal, Canada)        

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I must confess: I am drawing a blank with this one. In Vacuumland thread 7759, Aeolian Dave shows a late 1950ís green 800 Roto-Matic to match the other green and gold Eurekas for the companyís 50th anniversary in 1959. Not sure how to link you to thread 7759. But I have never seen a blue and white 800 in the styling of the early 1960ís. This will be am interesting thread!!! :-)

Post# 379902 , Reply# 2   10/17/2017 at 21:10 by eurekaprince (Montreal, Canada)        

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Scroll down to post 86810 of the thread in the attached link and youíll see the green and white version of the 800 series narrow Roto-Matic. I only know of the later 900 series Super Roto-Matic in blue and white.

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Post# 379912 , Reply# 3   10/17/2017 at 23:35 by kenkart (Mocksville, NC)        
I am not sure, but I think I have one,

I do have the first 3 versions of the 800, used one the other day, the first was dark green, second red with a small dolly, the third, 1955 has a larger more stable dolly and the switch is up higher on the cleaner body, I also have 2 green ones, one is a Jewel Tea, Mary Dunbar.When I feel better I will go see if I don't have a blue one, I'm in bed with a Kidney Stone right now!

Post# 379913 , Reply# 4   10/17/2017 at 23:38 by eurekaprince (Montreal, Canada)        

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Oh no, Hans! Hope you feel better soon!!! The Eureka mystery can sure wait.....

Post# 379959 , Reply# 5   10/18/2017 at 20:02 by kenkart (Mocksville, NC)        
Im ok,

Just having some off and on pain, they gave me some Percocet so I'm ok...LOL

Post# 379962 , Reply# 6   10/18/2017 at 20:16 by eurekaprince (Montreal, Canada)        

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Oh....okay....glad youíve got some pain relief....maybe get out a stash of old Sears catalogues to read while you are laid up? I find pics of old vacuums can cheer me up when Iím not feeling good. :-D

Post# 379974 , Reply# 7   10/18/2017 at 22:48 by kenkart (Mocksville, NC)        
I have nearly all

The Sears catalogues from 46 thru 68...LOL

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