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Post# 138079   5/30/2011 at 23:05 (4,653 days old) by animebsd ()        

ok im still in awe that i found this!

here is the model tag info. model: 05sp439A serial: ux000068 350 watts.


so this is a montgomery wards eureka made machine that i belive is post war. said to be the date is 1956.
my oldest eureka.

its got a beutiful purple maroon base, handle and a greenish gray hood and bag. it runs and looks new. lots of pics!


Post# 138080 , Reply# 1   5/30/2011 at 23:07 (4,653 days old) by animebsd ()        
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simply amazing

Post# 138081 , Reply# 2   5/30/2011 at 23:07 (4,653 days old) by animebsd ()        
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upclose wards logo

Post# 138082 , Reply# 3   5/30/2011 at 23:08 (4,653 days old) by animebsd ()        
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side view that shake out bag inflates huge!

Post# 138083 , Reply# 4   5/30/2011 at 23:09 (4,653 days old) by animebsd ()        
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not running

Post# 138084 , Reply# 5   5/30/2011 at 23:10 (4,653 days old) by animebsd ()        
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look at that funky brushroll! best cleaning one ive ever seen. if you take notice to the little metal tool on the underside to the side of the base. that is the belt tool. everything is mint

Post# 138085 , Reply# 6   5/30/2011 at 23:17 (4,653 days old) by henry200 (Saint Paul MN)        

It's wonderful!!  I was sure it was a Montgomery Ward.   Congratulations!!


Post# 138086 , Reply# 7   5/30/2011 at 23:18 (4,653 days old) by henry200 (Saint Paul MN)        

The original Disturbulator brushroll does an awesome job.  Amazing that the belt tool is still there....I was going to ask about that.


Post# 138087 , Reply# 8   5/30/2011 at 23:34 (4,653 days old) by HooverCelebrity (Germany)        

Wow... that is an incredible cleaner, and a once in a lifetime find... Take some pictures of it in daylight, I'm interested to see its true colors...

 

Thanks so much for sharing!

 

Fred

 

 


Post# 138097 , Reply# 9   5/31/2011 at 05:13 (4,652 days old) by eurekaprince (Montreal, Canada)        

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That's the exact same Disturbulator brushroll we had on our 1960 Eureka 260....hmmm...now I am wondering if there is some connection between the year and the model number. It seems that the 2070 came out in 1970!!!!

Post# 138099 , Reply# 10   5/31/2011 at 08:40 (4,652 days old) by vacumaniac ()        

Stellar find! How pristine!

Post# 138114 , Reply# 11   5/31/2011 at 13:40 (4,652 days old) by Automatic-Shift ()        
Nice

It looks to be 1960's-early '70's. If I still had my old Wards catalogs I could try to look it up and see if a date fits. Otherwise, enjoy this unusual clean looking vacuum. Where did you find it? Ron

Post# 138120 , Reply# 12   5/31/2011 at 14:32 (4,652 days old) by collector2 (Moose Jaw, Sk)        

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Excellent find. Thats a very nice looking machine. Congratulations

Post# 138121 , Reply# 13   5/31/2011 at 14:40 (4,652 days old) by garlee (england)        

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Great Find !

Post# 138122 , Reply# 14   5/31/2011 at 15:17 (4,652 days old) by Brandon_W_T ()        

It's Definitely late 40s early 50s. The hood and light are far more simpler than my circa 58 monkey wards. Congrats!

They are pretty uncommon. I see from time to time eureka styles in this shape but not too many wards.


Post# 138191 , Reply# 15   6/1/2011 at 17:49 (4,651 days old) by jodan3399 (Brownsville, PA)        

Beautiful!! It looks like new!


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