Thread Number: 9929
a varey nice and unuseal Eureka find!
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Post# 108094   9/10/2010 at 12:22 (3,320 days old) by 1926700 ()        

hi all...

today on this wonderful morning here in the midwest, my friend Peter and i were thrifting ,and were checking out a new store that just opened. So im walking through this store (filled with cheap gotty clothing, tacky funiture, and very sparse of anything good), about five minutes before leaving my friend, Peter was looking at a electronic item and i was walking through the furniture for the fourth time, and upon each time i kept meeting this gray ottoman looking box, i looked like a little toy box or something..i didnt really know what to think of it..but upon the fourth time around something told me to open the i did and the rest is to be said in pictures...P.S. it was half off to!

Post# 108095 , Reply# 1   9/10/2010 at 12:26 (3,320 days old) by 1926700 ()        
part 2

looked at the price half off not to bad...

Post# 108096 , Reply# 2   9/10/2010 at 12:27 (3,320 days old) by 1926700 ()        
part 3

now the big surprise that filled my lungs with a HUGE gasp upon sight.....

Post# 108097 , Reply# 3   9/10/2010 at 12:33 (3,320 days old) by 1926700 ()        
part 4

thats right..a original Eureka roto-matic afraid there was no machine in sight to accompany it...i even asked the very nice lady who worked there..but none the less its still in exceptional condition, and is not an easy item to find alone..

all my best

Post# 108216 , Reply# 4   9/12/2010 at 10:32 (3,318 days old) by eluxomarty (Palm Springs)        
What great find!!!

I have one as well but it is fragile! I move it around empty or carry it if I have to move it. Now, to get a vacuum for yours.......


Post# 108319 , Reply# 5   9/14/2010 at 09:43 (3,316 days old) by kenkart (Mocksville, NC)        
I have that one!!

It has a 800 red machine in it, 1955, I will see if I can't find a pic.

Post# 108321 , Reply# 6   9/14/2010 at 09:50 (3,316 days old) by joe22 ()        

i like furniture too, and noticed that red chair to the right with the big wood sides, is it vintage, arts and crafts, modern ? very unusual design, very nice looking

Post# 108341 , Reply# 7   9/14/2010 at 15:24 (3,316 days old) by 1926700 ()        
thats part of my living room set..

i have four of those that once were in a church..and they looked so 70's and spaceage that when that church was being updated they were just going to throw those away...but i said not on your life and than they became part of my room....

heres a pic of the whole room for you.. form whaen i first moved in

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