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Kirby Goodwill find!
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Post# 139564   6/12/2011 at 19:20 (4,647 days old) by kenkart ()        

A 5.00 Omega in beautiful shape! A new belt and emptying a FULL bag and it was ready to go.

Post# 139566 , Reply# 1   6/12/2011 at 19:24 (4,647 days old) by kenkart ()        
It ...

Looks MUCH better than the pic shows, I cant seem to get enough light in the living room to take a descent picture. Here it is with the Dyson I found.

Post# 139568 , Reply# 2   6/12/2011 at 19:33 (4,647 days old) by kenkart ()        
Maybe!!

This will look better! I took it in the kitchen, im not into uprights much, but this does lift the rugs off the floor!

Post# 139569 , Reply# 3   6/12/2011 at 19:35 (4,647 days old) by kenkart ()        
I could NOT believe!

It has NO scratches or gouges on it!

Post# 139570 , Reply# 4   6/12/2011 at 19:38 (4,647 days old) by compactelectra (Palm Springs)        
That's

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A beauty Hans.  One of my favorites.  That was the model I moved in with when I moved in with my partner in 1976.  He should have known when I moved the Kirby in before my clothes!

 

Fred


Post# 139572 , Reply# 5   6/12/2011 at 19:41 (4,647 days old) by henry200 (Saint Paul MN)        

Congratulations!  You were really lucky to find that Omega in such good shape.  Most of the ones I see look like they've were found in an archeological dig.


Post# 139615 , Reply# 6   6/13/2011 at 10:29 (4,647 days old) by kirbylux77 (London, Ontario, Canada)        

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Hans, congratulations on your Kirby find there! Whats even more amazing to me, is how shiny the metal is on your Kirby. You almost always see them tarnished up & in need of a polish job.

Enjoy your new find....

Rob


Post# 139625 , Reply# 7   6/13/2011 at 13:44 (4,646 days old) by a007kirbyman (--->> Originally My Mom <<--- (now Wisconsin))        
Hans & Kirby 1CB...

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Hello Hans,

That's a very nice Kirby find & at a great price!!! It L@@Ks to have came with the original box as well?!?!

Cheers & hagd all,

Bill




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