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Vintage Eureka upright 1454A - Local pickup in East Plano, TX
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Post# 456464   9/3/2022 at 20:47 by texaskirbyguy (Plano, TX)        

I saw this at my friend's thrift store yesterday - the Plaid Tag at NE corner of Ave K (Plano rd) and Park, next to Poor Richards Cafe.

Unit ran great, brush roll in good shape, good belt, everything rather clean for its age, and even the headlight worked.

Uses paper bags and has the dial-a-nap control on it.

This would be a great addition to someone's collection!
Only 9.99; pics below.

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Post# 456527 , Reply# 1   9/5/2022 at 14:34 by eurekaprince (Montreal, Canada)        

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Nice Eureka! But I think the bag is a replacement. That style would usually be found on a model with green tones....even the Continental series from 1977.

Post# 456588 , Reply# 2   9/8/2022 at 07:54 by kloveland (Tulsa)        

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Actually, the bag is not a replacement. I sold the same one on eBay a few years ago. Another collector gave it to me. Now, I wish I hadn't.

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Post# 456602 , Reply# 3   9/8/2022 at 15:18 by texaskirbyguy (Plano, TX)        

Nice to know it may be an original machine - it is quite nice up close.
Here's the chance to get it back - just make a day's road trip to Texas, lol!

I will be at the store next week for another drop-off so i can see if it is still there.
In the haul I will be donating a dirty later model Kenmore yellow & grey bagless canister, not sure if anyone is into those..

Post# 456782 , Reply# 4   9/15/2022 at 11:23 by texaskirbyguy (Plano, TX)        

Still there as of yesterday evening...

Post# 456832 , Reply# 5   9/17/2022 at 05:23 by fantomfan57 (Central Texas)        
Now I......

...would have been interested in the Simplicity Commercial upright next to it. True, it has probably been "through the ringer", and who knows what it vacuumed up, but I would still have looked it over.

Post# 456840 , Reply# 6   9/17/2022 at 20:21 by texaskirbyguy (Plano, TX)        

Here is a thread about that Simplicity - it has been there over a year and a half and is not as bad as it looks.
See post 16 for details and picture.
Hope someone will get it soon.

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