The General Electric
Vacuum Cleaner

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The Queen of Roll-Easys, Tania Voigt!

From a 1950s magazine article about repairing vacuum cleaners

Three versions of the Roll-Easy - left to right: (1) Early - note how the body is slightly convex (bulging out), also the difference in the area for the hose coupler. (2) Middle - note slightly concave body (curved like an hourglass), also the turquoise tires. The hose coupler area is still copper-colored. (3) Latest - same as middle model but hose port is now brushed aluminum. This model also had the new lower-profile rug tool that all the later G.E. canisters had, instead of the flip over combination floor and rug tool, and the wands were also brushed aluminum.



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