Thread Number: 35637  /  Tag: 50s/60s/70s Vacuum Cleaners
Almost NIB 1950's Electrolux - via Craigslist?
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Post# 382851   12/18/2017 at 12:33 (303 days old) by Jasper (Minnesota)        

Hey vintage vacuum fans,

Ran across this beauty on Craigslist. Looks to be excellent condition.
FYI

Jasper


CLICK HERE TO GO TO Jasper's LINK on Grandrapids Craigslist


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Post# 382862 , Reply# 1   12/18/2017 at 16:16 (303 days old) by FCS3 (Hawaii)        
That's Gorgeous!!

From the top it looks like an early 50's Model XXX
in Museum Quality condition.

A true "time-capsule" find

Congratulations

P.S. More piz please


Post# 382866 , Reply# 2   12/18/2017 at 17:22 (302 days old) by electrolux137 (Land O Plenty USA)        

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Lovely, but I believe it's a "Reconditioned by Metropolitan" specimen. None of the Model XXXs - even the last one - came with a woven vinyl hose; they were still woven cloth.

 

Also note the gray power cord -- XXXs always had black Belden cords.

 

I wish the seller had taken better - and more - photos, e.g., the cleaner out of the box, the box itself, the attachments, the polisher etc. etc. etc.


Post# 382884 , Reply# 3   12/19/2017 at 09:41 (302 days old) by dysonman1 (Missouri)        

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I agree with you Charles. I'll bet it's a rebuilt by Metropolitan. The blue covering would only be correct for the very last of the XXX's - and even if that was the last of the XXX's, the hose is wrong. Still it's in very nice shape, and a testimony to how well Metropolitan rebuilt those machines.




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