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Did anyone here get the hoover Lark On eBay?
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Post# 94073   3/21/2010 at 02:40 (3,494 days old) by mattl ()        

Had my eye on is auction had been only 1 bid for $9.95 for the longest time. Conversed with the seller about a few issues and if the price stayed low I'd bid, but it didn't. Hope someone here got this, I know they are rare

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Post# 94074 , Reply# 1   3/21/2010 at 06:29 (3,494 days old) by kirbyklassic80 ()        

I didn't but wish I did, would have bid any amount to get it.

Post# 94083 , Reply# 2   3/21/2010 at 08:54 (3,494 days old) by thermokid (Casper, Wyoming)        
Hoover Lark On Ebay

I won the Hoover Lark on Ebay! I am so excited now all I need to finish my collection is an Airway(modern) with Power Nozzle and tools.Anybody know where I can get one of these??I don't have much room left for vacuums.. I have 105 now and I think that is enough!! Dan

Post# 94090 , Reply# 3   3/21/2010 at 10:28 (3,494 days old) by kenmore81 (Warwick, RI)        
OMG

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How the h#ll did I miss it? Congratulations Dan, Im glad it did go to a fellow collector though.
Congratulations Dan! Please post some pictures when you get it.
Ken


Post# 94092 , Reply# 4   3/21/2010 at 11:03 (3,494 days old) by electroluxxxx (Syracuse, NY )        

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I would love to get my hands on something like that to restore.

Post# 94094 , Reply# 5   3/21/2010 at 11:14 (3,494 days old) by hooverbaby (Dalton in Furness, UK)        
I saw it but...

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they wanted $685.99 for worldwide postage! I usually have to pay some sort of customs charge & VAT too..so it's too much!!

Post# 94126 , Reply# 6   3/21/2010 at 15:53 (3,494 days old) by gottahaveahoove (Pittston, Pennsylvania, 18640)        
I have the same cleaner

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They are great little cleaners. I won the maroon one too years ago, it NEVER came!!!!!! I have the blue handivac too, called the Lark as well, and the vault floor polisher in the same color. CONGRATS on your Lark!!!!

Post# 94127 , Reply# 7   3/21/2010 at 15:55 (3,494 days old) by vintagehoover ()        
'...they wanted $685.99 for worldwide postage!'

That's ridiculous! I can't remember exactly how much postage I paid for mine, but I think about $70 at most!

Post# 94128 , Reply# 8   3/21/2010 at 16:01 (3,494 days old) by hooverbaby (Dalton in Furness, UK)        

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Well, Graeme from Hooverland noticed the auction...and that was why I saw it.

Perhaps if I'd emailed the seller I could have talked them into sending it for less...using a more suitable courier?

Stephen



Post# 94159 , Reply# 9   3/22/2010 at 01:52 (3,493 days old) by mattl ()        
#2 is gone Cheap!

There was another one too....

Sold for $100


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Post# 94383 , Reply# 10   3/24/2010 at 22:03 (3,491 days old) by normvac (COLUMBUS, OHIO)        
Hoover Lark 14

I have one that I absolutely love. I remember seeing them on the Hoover display at the local dept. store. Back in the early 50's when my grandmother bought her. Hoover 62.
I was very lucky, as Tom Anderson and I went to visit Don
Connors Appliance Repair and Sales. Which was about a 40 min.
drive from Canton. He had sold off most of his collection a year or two (I think) before Tom and I visited him. Probably
back in 2007. There was the burgandy red one and the blue 14,
along with a couple of Dial a Matics left. He said we could have anything that was left. So I spoke up trying to get the drop on Tom (who needed for NO more Hoovers). So I got them
both!! For free, what a sweet deal. I gave the burgnady one
to Jeff Schaff in Galion, 2 years ago when I moved from my house to this apt. I really enjoy using it !!
Norm


Post# 94397 , Reply# 11   3/24/2010 at 23:30 (3,491 days old) by mattl ()        

I never found the burgundy one attractive in any way for some reason. Have childhood memories of the blue/white and(just a bit of)red one. Who knows someday I might stumble across one at price I'm willing to pay...

Post# 94398 , Reply# 12   3/24/2010 at 23:57 (3,491 days old) by hygiene903 (Galion, OH)        
And Here It Is!

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This is the Lark 12 Norm was talking about, that he gave me when he was getting ready to move from his house to his apartment. A really great little machine, and a wonderful gift. Thanks again, Norm!
Jeff





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