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Post# 107846   9/7/2010 at 03:38 (3,329 days old) by hygiene903 (Galion, OH)        

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Would have posted this sooner, but didn't get the pics developed until late July, and had been having some problems with my computer. Anyway, back in May my good friend Norm Brown was downsizing his collection due to moving to smaller quarters, and wanted these fine machines to go to a good home. Thanks again Norm, for these wonderful additions to my collection!
First, here's a group shot that includes, left to right, AirWay Sanitizor 55-A, Electrolux XII, a very early straight suction Eureka, Hoover 425, 26, 115, and Constellation 84, Lewyt 55, Revelation C-2, and in front, Hoover Pixie 1001 and Apex Roto-Brush Hand Vac.
Jeff





Post# 107848 , Reply# 1   9/7/2010 at 03:43 (3,329 days old) by hygiene903 (Galion, OH)        
Now, Individual Pics

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First, the AirWay Sanitizor 55-A. Amazingly powerful, almost complete, and either an original or early replacement hose that does not leak!

Post# 107849 , Reply# 2   9/7/2010 at 03:47 (3,329 days old) by hygiene903 (Galion, OH)        
Electrolux XII

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Althoug it's missing the handle and has a few dings, it's still a beautiful machine and runs quite well. Only missing the dust brush and crevice tool, and also has an instruction book.

Post# 107850 , Reply# 3   9/7/2010 at 03:51 (3,329 days old) by hygiene903 (Galion, OH)        
Straight Suction Eureka

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Only needs a good polishing and a nozzle latch to make it look great, runs good for its age and has a patent date of 11/8/1910 on the data plate.

Post# 107851 , Reply# 4   9/7/2010 at 03:54 (3,329 days old) by hygiene903 (Galion, OH)        
Hoover 425

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Runs great, looks great, could use a little polish and desparately needs a new set of wheels. This was the one that used the flat belt.

Post# 107852 , Reply# 5   9/7/2010 at 03:57 (3,329 days old) by hygiene903 (Galion, OH)        
Hoover 26

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One of my favorite Hoovers! Runs great, looks great, and has a complete set of tools including the caddy. Hope to someday get a replacement bag a little closer to the original.

Post# 107853 , Reply# 6   9/7/2010 at 03:59 (3,329 days old) by hygiene903 (Galion, OH)        
Hoover 115

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Runs great and looks great! Hope to find a set of attachments for it someday.

Post# 107855 , Reply# 7   9/7/2010 at 04:02 (3,329 days old) by hygiene903 (Galion, OH)        
Hoover Constellation 84

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The first one that floated on air. Runs and looks great except for a few scratches. Hope to find the rest of the attachments for it someday.

Post# 107856 , Reply# 8   9/7/2010 at 04:05 (3,329 days old) by hygiene903 (Galion, OH)        
Hoover Pixie 1001

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In excellent condition and complete with all attachments, box, and instruction booklet, and runs as good as it looks! What more can I say?

Post# 107857 , Reply# 9   9/7/2010 at 04:11 (3,329 days old) by hygiene903 (Galion, OH)        
Lewyt 55

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In great shape except for the cord and a crack in the plastic on the top. Runs great and the original hose doesn't leak. Hope to find attachments for it eventually. This one was the first that used the Speed Sacs after the Filter Queen lawsuit.

Post# 107858 , Reply# 10   9/7/2010 at 04:15 (3,329 days old) by hygiene903 (Galion, OH)        
Revelation C-2

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Runs and looks great, powerful suction, but the original hose leaks. Full set of attachments that was missing the dust brush when I got it but I had one on hand from a later model.

Post# 107859 , Reply# 11   9/7/2010 at 04:19 (3,329 days old) by hygiene903 (Galion, OH)        
Last But Not Least

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The Apex Roto-Brush hand vac. Norm kind of snuck this one in when we were loading up the rest. Cord had been cut off so I don't know yet if it runs or not. Also missing the brush, belt, and data plate.

Post# 107875 , Reply# 12   9/7/2010 at 09:11 (3,328 days old) by a007kirbyman (--->> Originally My Mom <<--- (now Wisconsin))        
Jeff, acquisitions & Norm...

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Those L@@K like some nice machines to add to your collection, Jeff.


Norm, that was very nice of you, to make sure they went to a good home & it sounds like to a good friend.

Cheers & hagd all,

Bill



Post# 107882 , Reply# 13   9/7/2010 at 10:41 (3,328 days old) by eurekastar (Amarillo, Texas)        

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Very nice finds! I think those Revelations are pretty rare, so I would definitely hang on to it!

Post# 107884 , Reply# 14   9/7/2010 at 12:08 (3,328 days old) by joe22 ()        

WOW great group of vacs !!!




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