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I just got Roto-maticized!
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Post# 147092   8/14/2011 at 16:31 (4,582 days old) by henry200 (Saint Paul MN)        

I found this on craigslist last night and just couldn't resist.  According to the guy I bought it from for $5 it was in his grandmother's livingroom until just recently and hasn't been used since 1960!


Post# 147093 , Reply# 1   8/14/2011 at 16:32 (4,582 days old) by henry200 (Saint Paul MN)        

The brochures were still in the bottom of the hassock.


Post# 147094 , Reply# 2   8/14/2011 at 16:33 (4,582 days old) by henry200 (Saint Paul MN)        

Opening the treasure chest.


Post# 147095 , Reply# 3   8/14/2011 at 16:34 (4,582 days old) by henry200 (Saint Paul MN)        

Would you look at that!


Post# 147096 , Reply# 4   8/14/2011 at 16:35 (4,582 days old) by henry200 (Saint Paul MN)        

All the attachments are still accounted for.


Post# 147097 , Reply# 5   8/14/2011 at 16:36 (4,582 days old) by vacu-finder ()        
hasn't been used since 1960!

Whoa............what a steal man..!
Excellent shape.


Post# 147098 , Reply# 6   8/14/2011 at 16:36 (4,582 days old) by henry200 (Saint Paul MN)        

It's beeeeautiful!


Post# 147099 , Reply# 7   8/14/2011 at 16:40 (4,582 days old) by henry200 (Saint Paul MN)        

Original right down to the Belden cord and plug.  This baby is a cleaning machine!  The motor runs soooooo smoothly and quietly, all you hear is the rush of air.


Post# 147115 , Reply# 8   8/14/2011 at 18:23 (4,582 days old) by kirbyclassiciii (Milwaukie, Oregon)        

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If Eureka had continued to sell a canister like this from 1972 and of course during the 1980s, it would've been teamed up with their Roto-Matic Power Team nozzle.

~Ben


Post# 147123 , Reply# 9   8/14/2011 at 19:06 (4,582 days old) by massagemiracle ()        
What a great find!

I love the rotomatics too!

Post# 147124 , Reply# 10   8/14/2011 at 19:08 (4,582 days old) by vacuumfreak (Ontario, Canada)        

Looks awesome!

Post# 147125 , Reply# 11   8/14/2011 at 19:17 (4,582 days old) by massagemiracle ()        
I love finds like that! Love the red in your rolomatic!

One I bought on Ebay.


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