Dudley

Side view of a vacuum cleaner showing the fishtail nozzle. Rear view of a vacuum cleaner showing the handle. Side view of a vacuum cleaner showing the handle. Underside view of a vacuum cleaner showing the fishtail nozzle.
Side view of a vacuum cleaner showing the fishtail nozzle. Rear view of a vacuum cleaner showing the handle. Side view of a vacuum cleaner showing the handle. Underside view of a vacuum cleaner showing the fishtail nozzle.
Details
Object number
PHSL : 315
Country
Date
1937 (circa)

Description

A hand held vacuum cleaner manufactured for the CWS (Co-Operative Wholesale Society) including fish tail attachment. It consists of four mouldings: three are black and the main part of the body is a mottled brown in imitation of wood graining. This item forms part of the Plastics Historical Society (PHS) collection. This object was featured in the Ten Most Wanted research project: http://10most.org.uk/artefact/dustette-handheld-vacuum-cleaner where additional relating to it can be found.

Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufactured for
CWS
Dimensions
Height
180mm
Diameter
120mm
Colour