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my new to me hoover celebrity!
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Post# 145502   8/1/2011 at 17:13 (4,595 days old) by hoover1 ()        

just got this vac at an estate sale.

Post# 145503 , Reply# 1   8/1/2011 at 17:14 (4,595 days old) by hoover1 ()        

power-nozzle.

Post# 145504 , Reply# 2   8/1/2011 at 17:17 (4,595 days old) by hoover1 ()        

a close up. Also i was wondering if any one could tell me when this type of vacuum would have been made?

Post# 145505 , Reply# 3   8/1/2011 at 17:22 (4,595 days old) by floor-a-matic (somewhere)        

Is that PN single or two speed?

Post# 145506 , Reply# 4   8/1/2011 at 17:23 (4,595 days old) by floor-a-matic (somewhere)        
Time span

This mdl was from 1974-1979 (TOL) The Constellation had that syle PN.

Post# 145507 , Reply# 5   8/1/2011 at 17:36 (4,595 days old) by hoover1 ()        

that power nozzle is a single speed as far as I know.

Post# 145508 , Reply# 6   8/1/2011 at 17:37 (4,595 days old) by fanonthefloor (Augusta,Georgia)        

This is a TOL because it had a headlight time span mid 70's.

Post# 145509 , Reply# 7   8/1/2011 at 17:56 (4,595 days old) by KirbyClassicIII (Milwaukie, Oregon)        

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Starting around 1981, the power nozzle changed design. Also in 1981, Hoover came out with the Spirit line of canisters to supplement and later replace the lower-tiered members in the Celebrity line.

In 1982, they brought over from France the Electronic 1000 canister, which in Europe was known as the Sensotronic 1000. The power nozzle is definitely USA-made because in Europe the Sensotronic PNs do not look the same. Around 1984-85 this was finally replaced by the USA-made Dimension 1000, which also had two or so less-expensive models (e.g. Dimension 900).

~Ben


Post# 145510 , Reply# 8   8/1/2011 at 18:21 (4,595 days old) by eurekaprince (Montreal, Canada)        

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Love the name they gave for the tool storage on these Celebritys: a Tool Garden! :-)

Post# 145511 , Reply# 9   8/1/2011 at 19:10 (4,595 days old) by alexb1186 (Ferguson/St. Louis, MO)        

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Josh, where was this sale?


Post# 145513 , Reply# 10   8/1/2011 at 19:21 (4,595 days old) by hoover1 ()        

in chesterfeild off of stable-Stone road, I bought both of the only two vacuums that they had, the other vacuum that i got there is a Hoover constellation eighty six, also today was the last day for this estate sale.



Josh


Post# 145514 , Reply# 11   8/1/2011 at 19:35 (4,595 days old) by hoover1 ()        

Here is a picture of that hoover constellation that I was talking about, it needs a new paint job but otherwise it is perfect, also the floor nozzle is missing, so I went across the street to my grandparents house to borrow there Dial-A-Matic's floor nozzle attachment so I could use it for my constellation.

Post# 145515 , Reply# 12   8/1/2011 at 19:38 (4,595 days old) by hoover1 ()        

a close up. you can also see that it has no bag in it.

Post# 145620 , Reply# 13   8/2/2011 at 09:33 (4,594 days old) by Oreck_XL (Brooklyn, New York 11211)        

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Correct me if I'm wrong, but didn't the power nozzle come later? IIRC, when the Celebrity debuted in 1974, it was suction only. It had a switch in the handgrip to turn the unit on and off. The power nozzle came with the Celebrity II somewhere around 1977.

- Hershel


Post# 145633 , Reply# 14   8/2/2011 at 12:24 (4,594 days old) by hoover1 ()        

I talked with the previous owner and she said that she got it with the power-nozzle in 1977.


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