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Post# 457204   10/3/2022 at 00:25 by Adam-aussie-vac ( Canberra, Australia )        

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Hey guys, I got a free vacuum with my washing machine and Iím wanting to know more about it, Iíll send the photos of it there I havenít received Vacuum or The washing machine yet, but the lady who is holding onto it is an absolute gem of a person The only thing I actually know that it is the Vacuum looks like one of them Tri-Star ones but it says ďALMEGAĒ

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Post# 457205 , Reply# 1   10/3/2022 at 04:10 by huskyvacs (Indiana)        

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I'd bet money that you are right and it is a Tristar vacuum but it got re-badged for Aussies.

I've never seen one, so good find! Hope you grabbed the Lux too

Post# 457208 , Reply# 2   10/3/2022 at 08:48 by Caligula (Nutrioso, Arizona)        
Not a Tristar.

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That's a Revelation!

What you have is quite a find, because it's the second of what would become Compact, and dates way back to I think 1948. As for the other one, that's easy, an Electrolux 1205, going back to 1968. I know, because I used to sell them.

Post# 457211 , Reply# 3   10/3/2022 at 14:27 by bnsd60m9200 (Akron OH)        
that other machine

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is NOT a 1205, those were never sold outside the united states. its a hoover 507, which is also not common. here a reference post from here on vacuumland of the hoover.

Post# 457247 , Reply# 4   10/5/2022 at 09:29 by Adam-aussie-vac ( Canberra, Australia )        
Oh cool, thanks guys also do you know if the bags would

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Be the Same size as a tri-star Vacuum? Just so that way I can make sure that Iíve got all the bags and filters for it, as there is nothing worse than getting a vintage vacuum and then finding out you donít have a bag for it or the original bag (cloth bag) is one that leaks or has holes

Post# 457379 , Reply# 5   10/12/2022 at 03:17 by vacbear58 (Sutton In Ashfield & London)        

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Here is an ad for the Australian Pinnock. i hope you got that Hoover Conquest too, that is rare and valuable

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