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I have wanted one of these for years and I have one ( kind of rare )
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Post# 176904   4/12/2012 at 16:42 (2,918 days old) by kirbyvertibles (Independence, KS)        

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This is a Princess 2000 upright series by Health-Mor. It the Filter Queen upright made by Holland Electro in Germamy. It's dated 1991 and would have sold in vac shop with the Princess line of canisters. I friend of mine traveling through stopped in St. James and picked it up for me. Thanks Dee for doing that. I can still gt the bag from Health-Mor but if they ever discontinue them I can use Clarke Combi-vac bags. This vacuum really sticks to the floor with awesome airflow. If I have any complaints it's a bit to short and very heavy but I really like it. I have most of the Princess line ( princess I, II, III, and Upright. All I need now is the
princess Vista plastic canister and the Empress line. I would also like to have the Electra-pure line also. I believe there was only 1 canister and 1 Oreck type direct air upright.

Post# 176906 , Reply# 1   4/12/2012 at 16:43 (2,918 days old) by kirbyvertibles (Independence, KS)        

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I hate my camera. It's a beautiful clear day and the picture looks dark

Post# 176907 , Reply# 2   4/12/2012 at 16:44 (2,918 days old) by kirbyvertibles (Independence, KS)        

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Well this was a fail, I was hoping we could see it but I can't hardly tell what it looks like from that pic. Give me a few and i'll redo

Post# 176909 , Reply# 3   4/12/2012 at 16:55 (2,918 days old) by kirbyvertibles (Independence, KS)        

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ok I took everything outside in the sunlight amd used a different camera that works well some of the time.

Post# 176922 , Reply# 4   4/12/2012 at 17:43 (2,918 days old) by gsheen (Cape Town South Africa)        

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mmm interesting 

That pn attached to that machine is the same as the pn supplied with early model delphin waterfiltration machines. 

In fact that machine looks identical to very early lindhuas vacuums from the 80's , just a different handle. they were fantastic vacuums 

Post# 176924 , Reply# 5   4/12/2012 at 18:05 (2,918 days old) by piano_god (British Columbia, Canada)        
Very nice machine!

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These uprights were actually made by Fakir.  In a pinch, Bissell Style 7 upright bags will fit these machines.


Post# 176929 , Reply# 6   4/12/2012 at 18:34 (2,918 days old) by sanifan ()        

Interesting. This vacuum looked suspiciously like my Clarke Filtrapac backpack vacuum. Upon looking it up, Clarke sells a combivac that's IS the Fakir. I din't know about Fakir until now. I guess it's another case of rebadging. I guess that's why you can use the Clarke combivac bags with it. Cool!

Post# 176945 , Reply# 7   4/12/2012 at 20:58 (2,918 days old) by ralph123 (Little Rock, AR)        
vendor for Fakir vacuums in US

so what did Filter Queen charge for their version? The Fakir at this vendor is around $550.


Post# 177240 , Reply# 8   4/15/2012 at 19:04 (2,915 days old) by kirbyvertibles (Independence, KS)        

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hmmm that's awesome, I love the black color of the Fakir.
I don't know what Filter Queen charged or rather vacuum shops that had the Princess line charged but you can be sure with that Filter Queen name behind it it was high.

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