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Post# 4985   12/1/2006 at 05:19 (3,973 days old) by tommymilan (milano)        

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hey don't look behind the cleaners : there's a lot of crap.
I have to organize this place and display the cleaners in the proper way.tommy

Post# 4986 , Reply# 1   12/1/2006 at 05:21 (3,973 days old) by tommymilan (milano)        

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Post# 4987 , Reply# 2   12/1/2006 at 05:22 (3,973 days old) by tommymilan (milano)        

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Post# 4988 , Reply# 3   12/1/2006 at 05:24 (3,973 days old) by tommymilan (milano)        

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Post# 4993 , Reply# 8   12/1/2006 at 05:31 (3,973 days old) by tommymilan (milano)        

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1978 kids in good shape...

Post# 4994 , Reply# 9   12/1/2006 at 06:35 (3,973 days old) by chestermikeuk (Rainhill (Birthplace of the Railway),England, UK.)        

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Hi Tommy

What a line up , one of every model and colour...nice collection, do you have a favourite Hoover vacuum???

Would be interested to see pics of the "Tornado" vacs, are they Vorwork or the real Tornado`s??

Cheers, Mike

Post# 4997 , Reply# 10   12/1/2006 at 08:21 (3,973 days old) by ohio_tuec ()        

Hi Tommy,

I absolutely love your collection of Dial-A-Matics (convertibles). I love the dark green/mint green model, and also the battleship gray. It's too bad they weren't produced in those colors in this country. They should have had a longer production run. I like them way better than the Concept line.

Post# 4999 , Reply# 11   12/1/2006 at 08:31 (3,973 days old) by vac-o-matic (Saint Louis, Mo.)        

Wow, what a great collection! It's always interesting to see overseas versions, love all the colors that we didn't seem to get over here, and those modern juniors are great looking machines!

Post# 5004 , Reply# 12   12/1/2006 at 10:21 (3,973 days old) by tommymilan (milano)        

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thank you guys, that is only a part of my collection.
To Mike:
what you see behind the juniors are three tornado, true Tornado, not Vorwerk with Tornado name, that could be found in switzerland.
I will take some pictures of them the nex time I go there!
have a look at Tornado's web site, there's an english version:
I have the MAGIC ONE,1998, TO/7,1976; To/6,1965; TO/5, 1956.


Post# 5011 , Reply# 13   12/1/2006 at 11:42 (3,973 days old) by frkirby511 ()        
Floor Tool on the Constellation

Amazing collection! Thanks for showing it to us. I was wondering about the floor tool on the Constellation. Is that a flip over design with one side for rugs and the other for bare floors?

Post# 5013 , Reply# 14   12/1/2006 at 12:11 (3,973 days old) by tommymilan (milano)        

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yep of course. we've had that tool on constellation and classic since the early Seventies.

Post# 5038 , Reply# 15   12/1/2006 at 17:16 (3,972 days old) by vacuumkid3 ()        
I could be wrong...

but I think you like Hoover!! That is an excellent collection!! I am so jealous!! ;-)

P.S. Where is Milano?? England??

Post# 5041 , Reply# 16   12/1/2006 at 17:21 (3,972 days old) by tommymilan (milano)        

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Post# 5050 , Reply# 17   12/1/2006 at 21:51 (3,972 days old) by frkirby511 ()        
Floor Tool on Constellation

That is so cool!!! Wonder why they didn't use those in the USA? That would have been much better that the combination rug/floor tool that was standard on the Constellation and Portables through the 60's and 70's.

Tommy thanks again for taking the time to show us all your collection and the literature. It has been so interesting and as I said, brought back many memories.

Bruce Cinquegrani

Post# 5051 , Reply# 18   12/1/2006 at 22:19 (3,972 days old) by myhooverco ()        

Tommy...I am so impressed with your collection of Hoover cleaners. I particularly liked the Hoover Seniors. The colors that you had available to you are just out of sight nothing like what we had. Thank you for posting them. Hoover really had some great products in the 1970's!


Post# 5088 , Reply# 19   12/2/2006 at 16:02 (3,971 days old) by sudsman ()        
Very nice collection

I see those 912's peeking around the side !

Post# 5094 , Reply# 20   12/2/2006 at 18:37 (3,971 days old) by buffalo-joe ()        

I like those hard cased juniors! Are they just hard bodied versions of the soft bagged Junior? Or a completely different machine? I also like the cylinders too. I'd like to get one someday.

Great collection! Thanks for sharing.


Post# 5220 , Reply# 21   12/3/2006 at 21:41 (3,970 days old) by 74simon ()        
Beautiful Collection, Tommy

Especially all those DAM/Convertibles. They seem to have been a lot more popular in mainland Europe than in the UK. Do you know where the orange Power Drive was built? Looks like it was made after production ceased in the US.

That metallic Senior is to die for too!


Post# 5246 , Reply# 22   12/4/2006 at 08:51 (3,970 days old) by tommymilan (milano)        

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the hard cased juniors were a variation of standard juniors, if you remove the bag compartment and the handle, you have the same motor hood as the others.
Model Junior starlight(the orange one in my pictures) was totally different: it is built in a sort of "dial-a-matic" style, but with direct type motor.I don't like it very much. Never liked small things.

Post# 5247 , Reply# 23   12/4/2006 at 08:54 (3,970 days old) by tommymilan (milano)        
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Hi, the orange Power drive was made in late 70s, before the introduction of the Power drive U 3101 (concept one). Mine was purchased in 1979!

Post# 372707 , Reply# 24   5/26/2017 at 13:24 by Columbus (South-Africa)        
Got to love those Hoovers

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Wow, I love every Hoover in this collection. They are awesome.

You have an extremely meticulous, and stunning collection.

Post# 372915 , Reply# 25   5/30/2017 at 15:00 by compactc9guy (Bathurst New Brunswick Canada )        
beats as it sweep as it clean

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beats as it sweep as it clean i just realize i dont have a Hoover in my colelction haha soon soon lol I used to have a Hoover Celelbrity IV power matic i only have Electrolux or Compact now

Post# 372931 , Reply# 26   5/30/2017 at 19:38 by kenkart (Mocksville, NC)        
I spy

A Moto Guzzi...A REAL motorcycle!

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