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Post# 241130   7/20/2013 at 22:06 (3,533 days old) by kenkart ()        

Here is what im hunting, Only 2 uprights, A Eureka, 250-260 in good shape, would take a Wards version,I am also looking for a Cadillac upright, also athe following, any Wards or Apex canister, A Kingston tank or canister or Saniway canister and or any accessories ,any Roll Easy attachments, any sales or catalogue sheets for Saniway or Kingston,or Cadillac, any thing associated with a Cadillac Quick Vac Canister, and of course, a 61 or 62 Lady Kenmore Whispertone or Whispertone 90, any Kenmore L shaped powerhead for them, these would be pink or a very light greenish color, any Kenmore from the early 50s thru about 63, especially round canisters and the flat square canisters,a 6 inch deep pan Silver King, just the pan or the whole machine,I also want desperately to find a nice Filtex with attachments.Im also going to get rid of a bunch of stuff, I have already had interest in Electroluxes, but I have a bunch of uprights that need a new home, so whoever wants this stuff needs to come South for a visit.

Post# 241152 , Reply# 1   7/20/2013 at 23:00 (3,533 days old) by KirbyClassicIII (Milwaukie, Oregon)        

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My wish list:

562 Sanitronic
Dual Sanitronic 50
Dual Sanitronic 80
Classic 1CR
Classic Omega 1CB
Tradition 3CB (with headlight mounted speed switch and metal fan)
Heritage 1HD-13 (13" nozzle)
Heritage II (Legend) 2HD-13 (13" nozzle)
Legend II 2HD-13 (13" nozzle)
Comvac CVD1300
Comvac CVD1600
American Lincoln Super-Sweep (first version, in Dual Sanitronic 80 colors)
American Lincoln Super-Sweep (later version, in "St. Patrick's Day" color scheme)
American Lincoln SuperVac 180
Pre-1990 master service manuals related to all of the above

606 (1985-1987 with 4.5 or 5.4 amp motor)
608 (1985-1987 with 4.5 or 5.4 amp motor)
618 or 620 (1984-1987)
880 or 903 (1985-1987 with 4.5 or 5.4 amp motor)
888 or 980 (1985-1987 with 4.5 or 5.4 amp motor)
8000 (1988-1991)
9000, 9005 or 9089 (1988-1990)
9100 (1990-1991)
9700 (1990-1991)
Master service manuals related to all of the above

Thank you,

Benjamin "Ben" Edge (KirbyClassicIII)

Post# 241154 , Reply# 2   7/20/2013 at 23:13 (3,533 days old) by jfalberti (Visalia, CA)        
Only item on my wish list

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Is a Kirby Tradition. Someday

Post# 241156 , Reply# 3   7/21/2013 at 00:05 (3,533 days old) by kenkart ()        
Re Ben,,

I know you like the later model Royals, but I will try to dig out my 880 i think you might like to see, it is a 78 model, not brand new in the box, but darn near it, i have used it a few times, but supposedly the woman who had it just used it a few times and put it back in the box, it really is like new..

Post# 241157 , Reply# 4   7/21/2013 at 00:06 (3,533 days old) by kenkart ()        
These pictures..

Are old, and not too good, but you get the idea.

Post# 241166 , Reply# 5   7/21/2013 at 02:19 (3,533 days old) by AudibleNectar ()        
Aerus/Lux Guardian....... as minimally used/babied condition as possible.

Post# 241208 , Reply# 6   7/21/2013 at 12:00 (3,533 days old) by ncovert (Grove City, PA)        
My Wish List...


Pretty much any model, but specifically:

Dual Sanitronic 50


Classic III (for use as a parts donor to fix mine)

2 Traditions (one with disposable bag and one with shakeout bag)

Comvac 1300

Generation 3

Ultimate G Diamond Edition


American Lincoln:

SuperVac 180


Convertible U4009

Guardsman Commercial (bagged or bagless)

Platinum Bagged Upright



World Vac 6865A

The Boss 1934A/B

Sanitaire SC899



AND... now for the last one:

The mighty Spangler Suction Sweeper!

Post# 241275 , Reply# 7   7/21/2013 at 19:07 (3,532 days old) by compamac ()        
Wish list...

Fantom Crosswind 200

Fantom Wildcat

Boxed Fantoms

Hoover Model O (I know never gonna happen lol)

Dirt Devil Roommate w/ manual

This list may seem wierd but I like these machines

Post# 241376 , Reply# 8   7/22/2013 at 05:24 (3,532 days old) by richardlxixxx (Jupiter, Florida)        
My Wish List

I only have one item on my wish list.  An Electrolux Model AF with either cord winder.  Looking for one in near mint condition.  That model is the only vacuum I am missing from my small collection of TOL Electrolux vacuums.

Post# 241455 , Reply# 9   7/22/2013 at 10:53 (3,532 days old) by GOTTAHAVEAHOOVE (Pittston, Pennsylvania, 18640)        

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Can you see how much postage would be. I'd love to sell you a Kirby Tradition, but that postage is gonna kill you.

Post# 241528 , Reply# 10   7/22/2013 at 15:35 (3,531 days old) by kenkart ()        
One more vac...

A Eureka 700 Tank in any color...

Post# 241593 , Reply# 11   7/22/2013 at 22:16 (3,531 days old) by eurekaprince (Montreal, Canada)        

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Two vintage vacs on my wish list: a New In Box Eureka Ultra Upright and a New In Box Eureka Express canister....matching colours would be nice!!!!

Post# 241683 , Reply# 12   7/23/2013 at 10:55 (3,531 days old) by jfalberti (Visalia, CA)        
I don't think Postage

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would be that bad.  I just bought a Kirby DS 80 , a Compact C2,  and an Electrolux Silverado, and postage was less than $30 each via UPS.  I'll check and see what it would cost and get back to you.

Post# 241782 , Reply# 13   7/23/2013 at 19:10 (3,530 days old) by jfalberti (Visalia, CA)        
Shipping charges for Tradition

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Hi John,

I checked UPS, and it should cost less than $100 to ship, depending on weight. I'd be fine with that. Have you figured out how much you want for it?

Post# 241902 , Reply# 14   7/24/2013 at 15:05 (3,529 days old) by gottahaveahoove (Pittston, Pennsylvania, 18640)        
Not really.

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But, you'd be willing to pay that much to ship it to you?
Let's talk about it more.
I'd love nothing more than to ship that thing out of the 'residence'.
I'd personally like no one to have it more than YOU.
That way, you'll always be haunted by John...and a cellar dweller from, as Mike Gravelin calls it, " The Pristine Palace". Oddly , he calls it that, especially after he's been IN it, numerous times.
Let's talk. And, thank you for your interest.

Post# 241926 , Reply# 15   7/24/2013 at 18:23 (3,529 days old) by jfalberti (Visalia, CA)        
Thanks John

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The Tradition is special to me because when I started my career with Kirby, it was the first model I sold. I had one that I traded in that was in really rough shape, and I restored it to like new condition. Then, for whatever reason possessed me, I gave it to a family member as a wedding present. I want another one, and it would be even more special if it came from you. Lets talk more. I'm sure we can work something out. I know you have two. Do you have any pictures of them?


Post# 241943 , Reply# 16   7/24/2013 at 22:32 (3,529 days old) by chan55 (Green Bay, WI)        
Wish list

I am looking for a deluxe tool set for a Hoover Convertible, the rear mount type.
Anyone have one?

Post# 242060 , Reply# 17   7/25/2013 at 15:38 (3,528 days old) by floor-a-matic (somewhere)        


  • Hospital G
  • Commercial Automatic
  • CB (1205-era) 1956 Thrift
  • S
  • F
  • R
  • E (regular or Automatic)
  • Heavy-Duty Upright
  • Canadian Elux-O-Matic
  • UK or Australian tank type


  • StratoCleaner
  • "WindTunnel" upright

Filtex tank type



  • Cyclo Vac
  • Reach Easy
  • Roll Easy
  • Swivel Top


  • O
  • 700
  • 65
  • Convertible
    • 1060
    • 1070
    • U4119
    • U4393
  • Dial-A-Matic
  • Dimension 1000
  • Electronic 1000
  • Constellation


  • Vacuette non-electric
  • 516
  • 560
  • Sanitronic
  • Comvac
  • Heritage
  • Legend

The GOOD thing is I see most of those dream vacs on eBay; but the BAD thing is I'm either running out of room & don't have the $ to buy themFrown

This post was last edited 07/25/2013 at 17:34
Post# 242109 , Reply# 18   7/25/2013 at 22:10 (3,528 days old) by r2d2 ()        
The Only Thing Left

Having a terminal illness I have been giving away instead of collecting. I recently posted and shipped lots of items on AWorg. It changes everything when you pull up to a thrift store and your heart starts to pound in anticipation before you realize there's nothing you need. That said, the one and only thing on my wish list is an 8 inch Corning corn flower pattern cake pan. I have 2 but need the 3rd to hold most cake recipes.

Post# 242136 , Reply# 19   7/26/2013 at 01:47 (3,528 days old) by tolivac (Greenville,NC)        

NSS external filter bag "Bronco" wet-dry vacuum
Certified Pile Lifter-older model.
Lewyt "Big Wheel"
Air Way Uprights-all models-this is a tall order,isn't it?
Air Way "Fireplug" canisters-another tall order.
Hoover 912 commercial vacuum.
Will think of others as we go along.

Post# 244941 , Reply# 20   8/9/2013 at 22:43 (3,513 days old) by vacuumman206 ()        
I only have one

There are tons of vacs that would be nice to have, but I whould have no desire to chase unless they were free! However, the 1 and only machine I would go cross-country for is a Hoover Legacy 730.

Post# 245068 , Reply# 21   8/10/2013 at 20:07 (3,512 days old) by kirby505 (Arizona)        

My wishlist
Filter queen model k31x:
Power nozel
Electric wands
Hose electric
Electrolux xxx:

Post# 245069 , Reply# 22   8/10/2013 at 20:11 (3,512 days old) by kirby505 (Arizona)        

I have a classic iii motor tank that's calling your name it does have a busted an though.

Post# 458623 , Reply# 23   12/17/2022 at 03:11 by texbodemer (Mountlake Terrace)        
My Wish List

Eureka 250 upright--as long as the motor works, and the brushroll is good.
Eureka for Montgomery Ward, preferably orange.
Eureka 1428A
Eureka 625 (Kmart)

Post# 458626 , Reply# 24   12/17/2022 at 09:39 by VacMadMan (Pueblo Co.)        
Kenmore Deluxe

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I would love to add a Kenmore Deluxe to my collection to go with my Kenmore Imperial, and Kenmore Automatic.


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Post# 458644 , Reply# 25   12/18/2022 at 12:17 by myvacsrock (USA)        

Do you have a photo of the deluxe? I think I might be in possession of one.

Post# 460146 , Reply# 26   2/7/2023 at 22:19 by Thevacomaticiec (Bathurst New Brunswick Canada )        

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Mine would be this

Hoover Celebrity IV Powermatic with pn blue and light blue on top air ride body

Hoover Celebrity mint green chrome QS series with the Quadra flex PN.

Kenmore whisper tone 4.5 black canister with variable spend and on off switch on handle and cord rewind.

Compact C9 blue with flower power.
Tristar cxl red 2 speed .

Eureka Brandywine red power team push button with roto Matic PN

Electrolux super J /Golden J Olympia One 1401 -B

Hoover Constellation. swivel top dark blue model.

Post# 460254 , Reply# 27   2/12/2023 at 23:35 by vacfan6384 (Larksville,PA)        
Parts for my lewyt electronic

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I would love to find the electric hose and power nozzle to my blue Lewyt Electronic someday which I know is very very rare to find all I have is the wands and canister

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