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Selling My Beautiful Orange Connie!
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Post# 382443   12/10/2017 at 09:03 (343 days old) by larryeddy (Sandusky, OH)        

Hey Guys, I am selling the last of my canister vacs. I bought this Orange Connie at the Vac Museum clean out. They certainty took care of this one with only a few minimal scratches and the typical rust on the bottom. I did a simple clean up and added a new bag.
It runs perfectly!
As you can see from the last picture it was made in North Canton, OH the 29th Month and the 40th day of 1978. (OK i don't know when it was made! Do You?!)
I would like to 85.00 out of it but i will pay shipping. If you have PayPal you can pay today and I can ship tomorrow!!
Thanks for looking!

Larry 561-319-465
Call, text or email

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Post# 382466 , Reply# 1   12/10/2017 at 17:57 (342 days old) by FCS3 (Hawaii)        
Your Connie is in her late 40's

From what I've gathered reading some older posts,
that Pumpkin/Grey color combo ended in 1971. I'm
not sure how far back it started, but with that
high a serial number, it could date anywhere from
1967 to 1971 (total guess).

Post# 382518 , Reply# 2   12/11/2017 at 19:31 (341 days old) by fan-of-fans (USA)        

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The Hertz notation on the bottom makes me think it's later in the run, as I have seen other 858s that mention Cycles instead.

Post# 382774 , Reply# 3   12/17/2017 at 09:37 (336 days old) by larryeddy (Sandusky, OH)        
Thanks Guys for the Info!

She is still for Sale and i am Lowering the Price to 75.00 But remember that INCLUDES SHIPPING!

I am also selling my new version of the Connie with this Stainless Connie in PERFECT Shape!
Would like 100.00 for this and again i will INCLUDE Shipping!!

Email or text
or 561-319-0465

Thanks Larry

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Post# 382776 , Reply# 4   12/17/2017 at 09:41 (336 days old) by fan-of-fans (USA)        

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Those are both very nice vacuums. Do they include the small attachments also?

Post# 382778 , Reply# 5   12/17/2017 at 10:12 (336 days old) by larryeddy (Sandusky, OH)        

No, Unfortunately, just what you see.

Post# 382804 , Reply# 6   12/17/2017 at 18:40 (335 days old) by Real1shep (Walla Walla, WA)        

The pumpkin Connie should have that secondary motor filter and funky metal keeper ring.


I'd be interested in the stainless retro one (don't need another pumpkin Connie) much use has it had?



Post# 384390 , Reply# 7   1/17/2018 at 15:23 (304 days old) by larryeddy (Sandusky, OH)        
Listed now on Ebay for lower amount

Listed now on Ebay for lower amount

CLICK HERE TO GO TO larryeddy's LINK on eBay

Post# 384394 , Reply# 8   1/17/2018 at 17:17 (304 days old) by gottahaveahoove (Pittston, Pennsylvania, 18640)        
That's one of my absolute favorite

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Connies. I have at least 2.... am planning to see one of mine, too.

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