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Post# 103911   7/21/2010 at 14:30 (3,375 days old) by shag (Ontario, Canada)        

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I got a package in the mail today, all the way from Vancouver.




Post# 103912 , Reply# 1   7/21/2010 at 14:32 (3,375 days old) by shag (Ontario, Canada)        

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What to my wondering eyes should appear?

Post# 103913 , Reply# 2   7/21/2010 at 14:33 (3,375 days old) by shag (Ontario, Canada)        

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But a Hoover, the same colour as Santa's reindeer.

Post# 103915 , Reply# 3   7/21/2010 at 14:39 (3,375 days old) by shag (Ontario, Canada)        

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A big 'Thank You' to John Peirson, on AW.ORG.
The Hoover went from Hamilton, to Vancouver and back again, two hours from conception.


Post# 103916 , Reply# 4   7/21/2010 at 14:43 (3,375 days old) by shag (Ontario, Canada)        

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Lurch, my live in butler loves the new/old Hoover. It is much easier to get around.
Oh, he has the drink tray, and by judging by the slant, he has been into the gin.


Post# 103917 , Reply# 5   7/21/2010 at 14:48 (3,375 days old) by arh1953 ( River Park, in Port St. Lucie, Florida)        

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It looks delightful, and I love the maple leaf, we don't do anything that classy down here. Happy Hoovering for years to come!

Post# 103918 , Reply# 6   7/21/2010 at 14:49 (3,375 days old) by shag (Ontario, Canada)        

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Just wondering how old this vacuum is? On the bottom it reads, Hoover Cleaner, 118, patented in Canada.
November 11- 1941
September 7 1943
RD. 1948.

In a blue stamp it reads, The Hoover Co, June 10-1969
48660
model 118


Post# 103921 , Reply# 7   7/21/2010 at 15:09 (3,375 days old) by vintageroyal611 ()        

1948-1952

Post# 103926 , Reply# 8   7/21/2010 at 17:09 (3,375 days old) by joe22 ()        

i LOVE the maple leaf on the bag

Post# 103933 , Reply# 9   7/21/2010 at 18:55 (3,375 days old) by kirbyclassiciii (Milwaukie, Oregon)        

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This cleaner refurbished in 1969 obviously.

Post# 103955 , Reply# 10   7/21/2010 at 22:07 (3,375 days old) by aeoliandave (Stratford Ontario Canada)        

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That's really a prize, Brian. The original Maple Leaf bag is probably the rarest piece on it; they just don't survive the decades of use...unlike lurching live in butlers...

Dave





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