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Post# 432360   9/23/2020 at 14:40 by Hoover300 (Central Kentucky)        

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Post# 432368 , Reply# 1   9/23/2020 at 17:00 by RegularRett69 (San Clemente California, USA)        
Perfect!

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That was me! And it's my local goodwill. Thank you so much

 

Regards, Garrett


Post# 432369 , Reply# 2   9/23/2020 at 17:08 by S31463221 (Frenchburg, KY)        
Garrett

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I hope you end up getting that! I really like the retro look of those. I almost had one once and something happened and the seller cancelled the auction and decided not to sell it. Go figure! Let us know if you end up with it!!

Steve


Post# 432371 , Reply# 3   9/23/2020 at 17:17 by huskyvacs (Indiana)        

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"Rug U Laton" lol thanks goodwill


These are really cool little throwback vacuums and really rare, I hope to get one too. I have a entirely chrome salesman's Eureka from the late 60s or 1970s so that's good enough for me for now.


Post# 432397 , Reply# 4   9/23/2020 at 22:13 by Lesinutah (Utah)        
Dang

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It's pickup only. It's a very sweet vacuum.


Post# 432623 , Reply# 5   9/27/2020 at 13:31 by RegularRett69 (San Clemente California, USA)        
Damn!

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Well I tried to get it, but somebody outbid. That thing was so cool! I guess I gotta wait a couple more years.

 

Regards, Garrett :/ 


Post# 432624 , Reply# 6   9/27/2020 at 13:38 by RegularRett69 (San Clemente California, USA)        
Also,

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It's' SO annoying how some will just bid $1 more than you on an auction. And in your head you just know that when you look around for a little more money to raise your highest bid, they will already have another dollar to bid. That's not how it works!

 

Thank you, Garrett


Post# 432650 , Reply# 7   9/27/2020 at 19:40 by Lesinutah (Utah)        
They dont

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Outbid you by a dollar. You put a Max bid and it comes out a dollar over Max bid.


Post# 432656 , Reply# 8   9/27/2020 at 20:52 by RegularRett69 (San Clemente California, USA)        
Bid history

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I looked at the bid history and it showed that they bid $26, then 27.02 because I had a bid on $26. It's cool to know that there are collectors in my area though!

 

Thanks, Garrett


Post# 432658 , Reply# 9   9/27/2020 at 21:03 by Lesinutah (Utah)        
Ya

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It only shows auction highest bid.
There are lots of collectors near you.


Post# 432725 , Reply# 10   9/28/2020 at 18:15 by huskyvacs (Indiana)        

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It was not me!

You just have to keep your finger on the trigger when it gets down to the wire. Most collectors seem to use shopgoodwill now, but I don't because I hate their freight shipping. $20 to ship a hand vac.


Post# 432729 , Reply# 11   9/28/2020 at 18:53 by Lesinutah (Utah)        
Me

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I expressed interest in it. If they would ship I could've bid on it.


Post# 435161 , Reply# 12   11/17/2020 at 18:24 by RegularRett69 (San Clemente California, USA)        
It's back!

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Well... its time for my chance again. I've got a higher price to pay now, and am ready to counter any bids when the auction ends. I'd assume the other highest bidder just didn't pay for it and now it's for sale again. Me and my friend are pretty excited!

 

Regards, Garrett



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Post# 435169 , Reply# 13   11/17/2020 at 21:58 by huskyvacs (Indiana)        

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Good luck! I'm surprised it took so long to re-list it. It's been almost 2 months.

Post# 435318 , Reply# 14   11/21/2020 at 23:25 by RegularRett69 (San Clemente California, USA)        
Ha!

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I guess the world wanted me to have this vacuum. I won the re-auction of it, and I'm happy! I have to get some vacs shipped to their new owners, so I have money to pay for it! It's not like I have a real job or something...

 

Thanks, Garrett


Post# 435335 , Reply# 15   11/22/2020 at 13:15 by fan-of-fans (USA)        

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That's awesome. Congrats!

Post# 436574 , Reply# 16   12/22/2020 at 17:56 by RegularRett69 (San Clemente California, USA)        
Pickup

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This is the final chapter to the story. I went and picked it up today, and gave it a deep clean. It's stunning! It has so much suction that even on the high pile carpet setting (I have low pile carpet) it's hard to push. The amazing looks make up for that though. I decided to see what it looked like without the middle handle piece, and it looks like a cute little deep cleaner like that. Here's some pictures!

 

Best regards, Garrett


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Post# 436576 , Reply# 17   12/22/2020 at 19:51 by eurekaprince (Montreal, Canada)        

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I love how they made the classic Eureka Williams E so prominent on this retro vac! That logo really represents an important part of North American vacuum cleaner history. And if you look at the symbol sideways, you see the W for Williams.

Of course Im biased, but for me that E always represented a high quality cleaner designed and produced in the USA. It has the same meaning for me as the old GE logo, or the old Westinghouse W logo or the old GM logo or the old Kodak K logo.

Such a shame its all just history now...like so much of North Americas manufacturing heritage.





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