Antique Golden Rod Hugro Pump Vacuum Cleaner 1911

This is an Antique 1911 Golden Rod Hugro Pump Vacuum Cleaner. Unique antique!! It was made by the Hugro Mfg. Company of Chicago, Illinois. When you pull the handle up it creates a vacuum and pulls the dirt up into the steel canister which then can be emptied when full. T is a tear in the hose connecting the head to the chamber (see photo with red circle). Imprinted in the steel on the top of the canister is ''Patented Dec. 26, 1911''. It is 50 1/2 inches long, 6 1/2 inches in diameter across the canister, and 8 3/4 inches across the mouth and weighs 5 lbs. This is a real find if you are a vacuum cleaner aficionado. Add it to your collection and/or use it for display. I bought this at the estate sale of an elderly couple in a small town in Iowa (see last photo). T is a very modest starting price, just to get things started. ;>) Please email all questions before bidding as all sales are final. Winning bidder will receive an invoice after the end of the auction and should make payment promptly (within 2 days) of the close of the auction. I will ship to your verified E-Bay/PayPal address. Please note my Yellow Star Award and 100% positive feedback on sales and purchases. I treat you in the same courteous, businesslike way I want to be treated as a buyer and as a seller. I make every effort to describe items accurately and to include ... read more