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Post# 137974   5/29/2011 at 19:41 (4,656 days old) by animebsd ()        

ok so here is a eureka made machine looks as if it where badged as a differant company.

if anyone can tell me more info about this that would be great!

im getting this machine tommarro



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Post# 137976 , Reply# 1   5/29/2011 at 19:49 (4,656 days old) by capstan ()        

wow that is an odd one, almost looks like a hoover with that bag and who knows that little red circle could be a hoover logo, who knows?

Post# 137977 , Reply# 2   5/29/2011 at 19:56 (4,656 days old) by eurekaprince (Montreal, Canada)        

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It's a Eureka alright - the circle is a Dial-A-Nap adjuster knob. The bag does not look original though...... :-)

Post# 137978 , Reply# 3   5/29/2011 at 20:12 (4,656 days old) by henry200 (Saint Paul MN)        
It is a Eureka, NOT a Hoover

That sure has aroused my curiosity!  I wish the picture was a bit larger so I could see better.  I see a cloth shake-out bag and what looks like it could be a square handle.  I'm going to make a guess and say possibly a Montgomery Ward from the early 50's.  At one time they had a round emblem with an M over W in it.  I remember a similar MW badged Eureka in a dark green color but have never seen the dark maroon color on that style vacuum.   I hope you post pictures of it as soon as you get it.  I'm anxious to find out what it is!


Post# 137979 , Reply# 4   5/29/2011 at 20:15 (4,656 days old) by henry200 (Saint Paul MN)        
dialanap adjuster dial

It certainly could be that, and possibly it was outfitted with a different bag to serve in a light commercial duty, in which case it could be badged under several different names.  But that handle sure does look square to me!


Post# 137982 , Reply# 5   5/29/2011 at 21:24 (4,656 days old) by Brandon_W_T ()        

Its not a dial a nap. Just an old eureka or wards.


bag definitely looks original alright. It might say supreme on it like my wards machine. Same material and design just two toned.

:)


Post# 137983 , Reply# 6   5/29/2011 at 21:26 (4,656 days old) by Brandon_W_T ()        

mmmhmmm....


I love this vacuum.


Post# 137988 , Reply# 7   5/29/2011 at 22:12 (4,656 days old) by henry200 (Saint Paul MN)        

That's a beautiful specimen, Brandon.   Does it still have the little hook for attaching the belt clipped underneath?



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