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Estate Sale Finds... 2/12/11
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Post# 124686   2/12/2011 at 12:52 (4,763 days old) by HooverCelebrity (Germany)        

Only have time for a few pictures right now, I have to get ready and go to work... I'll post more later tonight after I get home.
But here's what followed me home today:

Commercial Singer, Hoover Portable, Hoover Polisher, Misc. Attachments


Post# 124711 , Reply# 1   2/12/2011 at 17:06 (4,762 days old) by portable (Corvallis, OR)        

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Wow, Fred! That's a nice polisher. I've seen pictures of the Singer Commercial but have never seen one "in person". Cool! The Portable looks like a nice clean-up job (occupying several hours). Congratulations!

Post# 124731 , Reply# 2   2/12/2011 at 18:54 (4,762 days old) by Kirbylux77 (London, Ontario, Canada)        
Nice finds there, Fred....

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And before this, I had absolutely no idea that there were Twin Fans that were commercial vacs! Amazing! Looks like it needs a good cleaning & a little work on the hood, but it would look pretty once all done up...

Rob


Post# 124740 , Reply# 3   2/12/2011 at 19:48 (4,762 days old) by djtaylor (Salt Lake City, Utah)        
I remember...

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I remember that as a kid and went with mom to Sears I would beg to go see the Singer Heavy Duty vacuums with that shiny metal and the red and black trim. I loved them. They were so pretty. I hope to add one to my collection some day.
Can anyone tell me what type of bag they used. Is is the same as the F&G?
Justin


Post# 124779 , Reply# 4   2/12/2011 at 22:18 (4,762 days old) by Crevicetool (GA )        

It's later tonight. You home yet? Nice yellow GE range too!


Rick


Post# 124783 , Reply# 5   2/12/2011 at 22:46 (4,762 days old) by HooverCelebrity (Germany)        

Yup, got home about 45 min ago, had a bite to eat... Pictures are on their way!

Singer:


Post# 124784 , Reply# 6   2/12/2011 at 22:48 (4,762 days old) by HooverCelebrity (Germany)        

Hoovers:

Post# 124786 , Reply# 7   2/12/2011 at 22:49 (4,762 days old) by HooverCelebrity (Germany)        
She's kind of a mess...

Bottom of Singer:

Post# 124787 , Reply# 8   2/12/2011 at 22:50 (4,762 days old) by HooverCelebrity (Germany)        

Label:

Post# 124788 , Reply# 9   2/12/2011 at 22:52 (4,762 days old) by HooverCelebrity (Germany)        
She's loud and needs grease...

Running:

Post# 124790 , Reply# 10   2/12/2011 at 22:56 (4,762 days old) by HooverCelebrity (Germany)        
Also a mess...

Missing a dusting brush...

Portable:


Post# 124798 , Reply# 11   2/12/2011 at 23:38 (4,762 days old) by Crevicetool (GA )        

Great finds as usual Fred. Around here, they see me even getting close to an estate sale and someone comes out on the porch with a shot gun sayin' "You lost boy"?


Congrats there kid!

Rick


Post# 124799 , Reply# 12   2/13/2011 at 00:10 (4,762 days old) by electrolux~137 ()        



That is a very cool Singer! Had no idea they made a commercial machine. Interesting to note that (apparently) they used the same "sideways" configured motor as with their other upright vacuum cleaners.




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