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Post# 461983   4/3/2023 at 05:22 by huskyvacs (Gnaw Bone, Indiana)        

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This vacuum went unsold on and it's been relisted and the price has shot up dramatically Is this a rare vacuum or is there something I am missing? I just figured it was a cheaper Eureka stick-vac clone made by Montgomery Ward and I was gonna bid on it before for the $4.99 price tag but I passed on it.

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Post# 461984 , Reply# 1   4/3/2023 at 05:56 by Rugsucker (Elizabethton TN)        
It's a Hoover

They had removable handle to use as hand held, paper bag, could use short hose and other attachments.

Post# 461985 , Reply# 2   4/3/2023 at 06:49 by eurekaprince (Montreal, Canada)        

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It’s the famous Hoover Handivac….rebranded for Montgomery Wards. I think almost every broom closet in suburbia had one of those when I was growing up. I think you could hang it up in the closet as well.

Post# 461988 , Reply# 3   4/3/2023 at 08:09 by rugsucker (Elizabethton TN)        
Hoover brooms

They were much better than Regina.Eureka had a separate handheld but their broom did not have removable handle.Some Hoovers with this body shell were hand vac only.
I should still have E,F & G bags for Hoover.Hoover brooms that I have upstairs are going out this week.If any need 1 for parts or restore for much,much less than $66.Will post pics later on my clean out thread.

Post# 462038 , Reply# 4   4/4/2023 at 12:46 by stephaniekoro (Kyiv Ukraine )        

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Hi rugsucker do you have a toy rotovac still at your store I'd like to purchase it if possible?

Post# 462041 , Reply# 5   4/4/2023 at 14:43 by Rugsucker (Elizabethton TN)        

Only Dyson
Dirt Devil & Eureka

Post# 462064 , Reply# 6   4/5/2023 at 12:09 by bnsd60m9200 (Akron OH)        

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yes, anything made by hoover badged for wards in the late 70's was very rare actually. more rare than penncrest. someone must really want it. normally 70s badged wards vacs (eureka or hoover) have little to no demand. its not penneys and isnt as desirable.

Post# 462423 , Reply# 7   4/19/2023 at 18:52 by huskyvacs (Gnaw Bone, Indiana)        

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No surprise, the vacuum was not paid for and it has been relisted.

Post# 463146 , Reply# 8   5/14/2023 at 22:40 by huskyvacs (Gnaw Bone, Indiana)        

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The vacuum was not paid for again and it's been relisted again:

Post# 463459 , Reply# 9   5/30/2023 at 15:08 by huskyvacs (Gnaw Bone, Indiana)        

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The vacuum was never paid for again and it's been relisted again

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