Thread Number: 35724  /  Tag: 80s/90s Vacuum Cleaners
Oddball Sanitaire bagged Vacuum
[Down to Last]

Vacuumland's exclusive eBay Watch:
scroll >>> for more items
Post# 383471   1/2/2018 at 21:56 by Hank (Cali)        

hank's profile picture
This is on my local offer up. Seller wants 40 bucks. Question is, is this machine a decent machine? I have no idea the model number but appears to have a retractable cord and accepts tools but missing the hose as per the seller... they claim it works fine.

  View Full Size

Post# 383472 , Reply# 1   1/2/2018 at 22:31 by Gj3476 (Dallas,TX)        

gj3476's profile picture
Oh my god! Iíve never seen a sanitaire vacuum like this before! It looks like a combo of the eureka esp and a typical sanitaire vacuum! People are going to go bananas since this one is so rare!!

Post# 383473 , Reply# 2   1/2/2018 at 22:32 by Gj3476 (Dallas,TX)        

gj3476's profile picture
Whereís this from, eBay?

Post# 383474 , Reply# 3   1/2/2018 at 22:49 by huskyvacs (Indiana)        

huskyvacs's profile picture
It's a site called OfferUp. It's "the new Craigslist". Local sales only.

Post# 383475 , Reply# 4   1/2/2018 at 22:49 by panasonicvac (Northern Utah)        

panasonicvac's profile picture
I've never seen this vacuum before! Fascinating! I've heard before they made a Sanitaire version of the Eureka Precision, I didn't believe it at first but apparently they did! I'm amazed they made a widetrack version which usually it's mainly found on the red commercial models. By all means, go for it! These are really good performing vacuums.

Post# 383477 , Reply# 5   1/2/2018 at 23:23 by Hank (Cali)        

hank's profile picture
I just realized the ad was posted 8 months ago but sent them a message asking if they still had it and I am interested if they do. We will see.

Post# 383478 , Reply# 6   1/2/2018 at 23:58 by Stricklybojack (Southern California)        

stricklybojack's profile picture
Very cool machine!
I doubt I will ever see one in person, thx for posting.

Post# 383481 , Reply# 7   1/3/2018 at 02:29 by broomvac (N/A)        
"Oddball" is an understatement.

broomvac's profile picture
You have that vacuum, and I can pretty much guarantee you that you will be the only collector out there who has one.

Never have I ever heard about such a thing, much less actually laid eyes on a photograph of one. A blue line Sanitaire wide track would be news to me. A "classic style" Sanitaire with a "Precision" cord winder would be crazy. A blue line, wide track Sanitaire with a cord winder...yeah...not from this planet.

I wish you the best of luck getting it.

Post# 383486 , Reply# 8   1/3/2018 at 07:08 by eurekaprince (Montreal, Canada)        

eurekaprince's profile picture
It looks like Eureka cross-bred a 1970ís WideTrack Vanguard with a 1980ís Precision and rebranded the result as a Sanitaire Blue Line! Wow. Hope it works! As Iíve learned to say from Vacuumland: that thing is as rare as ďhenís teethĒ!!!!

You would need a WideTrack pan converter obviously to connect a hose. Eureka even had a special WideTrack set of tools in a nice tool caddy!

If you get it, please post more pics!

Post# 383487 , Reply# 9   1/3/2018 at 07:21 by Kloveland (Tulsa, OK)        

kloveland's profile picture
I had one that I found out at an estate sale in Kansas City. I sold it to another collector. It was a very good vacuum :)

Post# 383493 , Reply# 10   1/3/2018 at 09:26 by kirbyvertibles (Independence, KS)        

kirbyvertibles's profile picture
I'm the buyer of the one Kenny sold. It's a very good machine. I had never seen one before either.

Post# 383495 , Reply# 11   1/3/2018 at 10:45 by Kloveland (Tulsa, OK)        

kloveland's profile picture
I'm glad you have it Phillip :) take it for a spin on your shag!

Post# 383497 , Reply# 12   1/3/2018 at 11:43 by Ultralux88 (Denver, Colorado)        

ultralux88's profile picture
Definitely a rarity! I remember a friend once discussing this machine. Itís as good as any other side track Sanitaire, but with a cord winder.

Post# 383539 , Reply# 13   1/4/2018 at 09:13 by kirbyvertibles (Independence, KS)        

kirbyvertibles's profile picture
It is one HELL of a great cleaner in that big ol mini meet room of mine with the Ivory white wool mega shag carpeting!!!! Out of all the vacuums I've used on it so far about the best have been Kirby Classic era, Eureka ESP, Shaylee's Riccar tandim air, Bison, Regina Brush N Beat, and the only canister I've used so far and had great results is my Electro Hygiene with Manta Rey power nozzle.

However this Eureka is a TOP Performer.

Post# 383565 , Reply# 14   1/4/2018 at 17:48 by eurekaprince (Montreal, Canada)        

eurekaprince's profile picture
It's kind of weird that the outer bag they used on this unique Sanitaire has the phrase "HEAVY DUTY" blocked by the Precision cord winder box. Guess it was cheaper to just slap on a stock bag rather than making a special one for this model. Unless the bag is a replacement.

Post# 383571 , Reply# 15   1/4/2018 at 19:15 by Ultralux88 (Denver, Colorado)        

ultralux88's profile picture

I believe thats the right bag, maybe not?


Royal Manta Rey P/N laughing ME LIKEY!!

Post# 383573 , Reply# 16   1/4/2018 at 19:20 by Hank (Cali)        

hank's profile picture
I donít think itís available anymore. The seller is not responding

Post# 383574 , Reply# 17   1/4/2018 at 19:21 by Ultralux88 (Denver, Colorado)        

ultralux88's profile picture

I shudder to think where this poor rare dear landed...

Post# 383603 , Reply# 18   1/5/2018 at 09:38 by kirbyvertibles (Independence, KS)        

kirbyvertibles's profile picture
My bag is the same.

Oh and yes me likey too!!!!!!!

Forum Index:       Other Forums:                      

Comes to the Rescue!

Woops, Time to Check the Bag!!!
Either you need to change your vacuum bag or you forgot to LOG-IN?

Discuss-O-MAT Log-In

New Members
Click Here To Sign Up.


Vacuumland home
Discuss-o-Vac Forums
Vintage Brochures, Service and Owners Manuals
Today's Vacuum of the Day
Photos of our Collections
Vintage Vacuum Cleaner to sell?
Technical/service questions?
Looking for Parts?
Website related questions?
Digital Millennium Copyright Act Policy
Our Privacy Policy