Thread Number: 35467  /  Tag: Pre-1950 Vacuum Cleaners
My 2 newly acquired Air-way uprights.
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Post# 381258   11/13/2017 at 11:12 (372 days old) by Kirbyvertibles (Independence, KS)        

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I got these from Kenny not long ago and I had a few questions about one of them
The straight suction model had no model number as far as I can tell. I'd like to know
1. What model it is
2. How old is it
3. Is that green bag an original optional shake out?
3. Would this have had smooth black handle or did it come with this dark green letherette type paper?
4. Why does it have the little external plug reciprocal for a power nozzle? See pics

The Cheif works (though in need of service) but is missing the brushroll and bag. Also missing the cap that exposes the belt as you can see in the picture. Is love to purchase at least a brush roll if anyone has one.

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Post# 381366 , Reply# 1   11/15/2017 at 09:35 (370 days old) by kirbyvertibles (Independence, KS)        

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Anyone have any Air-way knowledge?

Post# 381367 , Reply# 2   11/15/2017 at 10:32 (370 days old) by electrolux137 (Land O Plenty USA)        


The straight-suction model is a Green Goddess... pretty rare. You can tell by the fact that the serial number plate is green. The original handle and bag have been replaced. Here's one in original condition.

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Post# 381384 , Reply# 3   11/15/2017 at 17:04 (369 days old) by pinkge (Indianapolis,Indiana)        

ask,Tania she will know about the Airway's or give Charlie Watrous.He has a Chef and then,the big Airway upright.

Post# 381424 , Reply# 4   11/16/2017 at 08:31 (369 days old) by kirbyvertibles (Independence, KS)        

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Thanks, I wondered if it was the Green Goddess.
I think a repaint may be in the future.

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