Vacuum Cleaner - Hoover Dustette 100

Hoover Limited, Manufacturer


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Hoover Limited, Manufacturer
Description
This was the first Hoover hand-held vacuum cleaner, made in the UK from 1930 - 1955. It had a fixed polished alloy nozzle with rubber buffer, black leatherette on steel body, black bag with aluminium ring, black phenol plastic handle. It was expensive at over £4; price comparable with cheapest cylinder cleaners.
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Plant Extract/Latex/Rubber
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Steel
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy
Processed Material/Metal/Aluminium
Signature/Marks and Type
Universal Motor D.C or A.C / 225 to 250V. 0-60 cycles / 140 Watts Rating 9 / No. 990796 / Model 100 / Made by Hoover Ltd / At Perivale Greenford Middlesex
Hoover / Dustette / Reg. Trade Marks Painted
Accession No
2009.8
Credit Line
Hoover Limited. Vacuum Cleaner - Hoover Dustette 100, 2009.8. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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