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Post# 457189   10/2/2022 at 13:05 by marukap (Saint Louis, MO)        

Greetings Friends:

I've come to a point in life where it makes the most sense . . . and sanity, to streamline my collection of several dozen, mostly 1910's through 1950's, mostly Hoover and Kirby uprights, to a select line-up of six to eight. A wide variety of rare replacement parts is also available.

To that end, I would be happy to welcome to my home, fellow vacuumistos and vacuumistas living in, visiting or passing through the Saint Louis, Missouri area who would be interested in adding to their collections by purchasing items from mine.

Prices will be fair for both buyer AND seller. Pick-up only, please and "Cash On The Barrelhead" as they used to say. I.E. PayPal, cash or money order, only.

I may be contacted directly by email at:


Marty Kaplan

Post# 458197 , Reply# 1   11/26/2022 at 14:53 by marukap (Saint Louis, MO)        
OK, OK Here are some pictures!

Here's a partial list of the machines I'm interested in selling:

All are in excellent cosmetic condition and working order.

Both with very complete accessories.

62, 63 with tools
26 with tools
27 with tools
Baby 103 (no tools)
825 with tools

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Post# 458229 , Reply# 2   11/27/2022 at 21:28 by kirbylux77 (London, Ontario, Canada)        

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Marty, those are some really nice uprights you have there - especially the coffee can Hoover's. I only wish I could buy some off you, but I am focusing mainly on canisters now as that's what works for me in my living space. Plus I am in the same boat as you....I may have to downsize my collection in the next 5-10 years. Good luck with the sale.

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