Vacuum cleaner, Bylock, electric, main body, flexible hose; chrome steel pipes (x2); various attachments (x 6), electrical power supply flex. Main body: steel, mostly finished in green crinkle with chromed end pipes, skids and switch/plug fittings. Cylindrical; mounted on 2 skids with a fibre grab handle on top. Has an ON/OFF switch, plug situated either side of the handle at the front. At the rear is the maker's name plate. The hose can be fitted into either end by a screw-thread; the rear section can be detached by 2 release clips opposite each other. Flexible Hose: Flexible tubing; in a brown, white and blue pattern - in a spiral. Black plastic screw-thread connection at one end with a small chrome extension pipe behind. A chrome pipe at the other end which is slightly bent and with a narrow taper. Pipes x 2, steel; chrome plated, flared at one end with 5 Scots; tapered at the other. Brush attachment - wide. Wood, varnished with bristles completely circumferential. Metal fitting on top
1946. Vacuum cleaner (Triplex Bylock), 1986.56.2. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).