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Rare color variants of particular vacuums
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Post# 461613   3/22/2023 at 09:07 (189 days old) by Eureka1998 (New York )        

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Something that crosses my mind alot when usually thinking about rare vacuums. Over the years i've seen several rare variants of rather common machines I had never seen before. Anybody know of any rare colored machines that are hard to find on the internet? Like for instance, is there a bright red Eureka Boss Bravo? I know there is a red Bravo soft bag, but I wonder if they labeled any the boss. Just to thrown an example. I always found this to be an interesting topic when talking about rare vacuums. Like limited editions almost.

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Post# 461632 , Reply# 1   3/22/2023 at 16:15 (189 days old) by panasonicvac (Northern Utah)        

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The one that pops in my mind are the Panasonics that used the petrol green color in their Performance Plus Platinum line.

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Post# 461645 , Reply# 2   3/22/2023 at 20:22 (189 days old) by JustJunque (Western MA)        

I wish I could post a picture, but my phone is just too old and can't do half of what it used to.
But, there's someone I saw on the western mass Craigslist, selling a Hoover Decade and a Eureka 1447 upright. The Eureka, based on the colors, looks to be probably late 1980s/early 1990s. Or, I could be way off.
The hood and the design on the bag are sort of a dusty rose color.
I don't think I've ever seen one that color. It looks like a fairly low-end model, but the color sells it for me.
If it was closer to me, and they weren't asking $175, I'd be tempted.


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Post# 461652 , Reply# 3   3/22/2023 at 22:24 (189 days old) by huskyvacs (Gnaw Bone, Indiana)        

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Pink Dirt Devils perhaps? They made several models in pink. They sold little amounts of each.

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Post# 461653 , Reply# 4   3/22/2023 at 22:30 (189 days old) by Eureka1998 (New York )        
The Dirt Devils

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Ive seen pics of the pink one before, there was also a rare teal one as well for the Featherlights.

Post# 461656 , Reply# 5   3/22/2023 at 22:34 (189 days old) by huskyvacs (Gnaw Bone, Indiana)        

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I have a teal EasyLite but not the Featherlite.

Post# 461657 , Reply# 6   3/22/2023 at 22:37 (189 days old) by Eureka1998 (New York )        

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I had that teal Easy Lite, but gave it to someone else who needed it quite awhile ago, only had it for like a year.

Post# 461687 , Reply# 7   3/23/2023 at 23:01 (188 days old) by JustJunque (Western MA)        
Eureka 1447

Here's the best I could do, trying to get a picture of the Eureka I mentioned in the earlier post.
In hindsight, I don't know if it is a dusty rose/pink color. Maybe it's the darker color that this model usually is, and it's just a bad picture.

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Post# 461721 , Reply# 8   3/25/2023 at 00:19 (187 days old) by FantomLightning (Ohio)        

Is the teal Featherlite, I've been trying to track one down for quite a while. That color, the pink and blue seem to be a WalMart exclusive around back to school across a number of manufacturers they partner with.

Post# 461743 , Reply# 9   3/25/2023 at 20:10 (186 days old) by cam2s (Nebraska)        

I have the teal Dirt Devil deluxe and hand vac.

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Post# 461786 , Reply# 10   3/27/2023 at 15:30 (184 days old) by Thevacuumman (Borger, TX)        

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To me it's this straight suction Kenmore in translucent red and grey. I wish I still had this machine.

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Post# 461955 , Reply# 11   4/2/2023 at 09:32 by fan-of-fans (USA)        

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One that comes to mind is a Hoover Self Propelled Windtunnel in a very rare red metallic color. Iíve only ever seen one in person, at a thrift store last summer. And one photo posted here in another thread. It seems the color was called Garnet Metal.

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