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Post# 442539   6/3/2021 at 15:43 by Hoover300 (Kentucky)        

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Post# 442541 , Reply# 1   6/3/2021 at 16:29 by myvacsrock (USA)        

Made by Douglas I would assume.

Post# 442544 , Reply# 2   6/3/2021 at 16:42 by huskyvacs (Indiana)        

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Seller: "yeah idk look at photo"

lol he must not have a lot of faith in getting money for it

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Post# 442548 , Reply# 3   6/3/2021 at 16:57 by eurekaprince (Montreal, Canada)        

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Singer sold a similar low end canister cleaner - same body, different colour.

Post# 442558 , Reply# 4   6/3/2021 at 20:53 by fan-of-fans (USA)        

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Yes, that is a Singer made canister - probably late 70s from the color scheme.

The 175 model number prefix is for Singer/Ryobi.

Post# 442573 , Reply# 5   6/4/2021 at 09:15 by dysonman1 (the county)        

Singer made that in the '60's, designed (get this) by Henry Dreyfuss. The same man who gave us the Hoover 150's design. Singer private labeled it (in orange) for Sears in the early '70's and later in blue for the late '70's. It has a one fan Lamb motor (not much suction) and a very inexpensive build quality. The exhaust air blows straight out of the bottom of the machine onto the floor. Bags are difficult to install and remove without tearing.

Post# 442602 , Reply# 6   6/4/2021 at 19:32 by BrianNC (North Carolina)        

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I found this in the 1978 Sears Catalog. Description calls out the blue color, years prior they were primarily brown. $29.95...

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