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Electrolux Model XII

Year: 1932-1939

Voltage: 110V

The first model of Electrolux sold in Canada it was made in England untill 1934 when the Canadian factory was opened.

 

Optional Accessories shown: Attachment kit

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Electrolux Model XII

Year: 1932-1939

Voltage:  32V AC/DC

Note on the 32 Volt version of the model XII the cord was attached to the machine permanently and the switch was on the cord.

Optional Accessories shown: Attachment kit

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Electrolux Model ZB30

Year: 1939-1949

Voltage: 110V AC/DC

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Price in 1948 - $110.00

Designed in Sweden but built in Canada the model 30 was the first of the D shaped body machines.   Production was suspened during the war years.

 

Optional Accessories shown:  Accessory Kit

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Electrolux Model ZB30

Year: 1939-1949

Voltage: 32V AC/DC

The 32V version of the model 30 was distinguishable from the standard 110V version by its white switch.

 

Optional Accessories shown: Accessory Kit, Extra Wide Floor Brush

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Electrolux Model XII

Year: 1939

Voltage: 110V AC/DC

This version of the model XII was produced as a lower line model (for the model ZB30) till production was halted during the Second World War.

Optional Accessories Shown: Accessory Kit

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Electrolux Model ZB55

Year: 1949-1951

Optional Accessories shown: Accessory Kit, Hose protective rings, Garmentaire

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Electrolux Model ZB55

Year: 1951-1953

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Price in 1952 - $126.50

A modified version of the model 55.  Note the skids now are attached directly to the name plate.

Optional Accessories Shown:  Accessory Kit, Extra wide floor brush

 

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Electrolux Model Z57

Year: 1953-1957

Price: $220.50  (Sept 22, 1966)

In 1953 Electrolux Canada Ltd. began to give their customers the option of 3 different models with the model Z57 being the top of the line.  It featured a cord reel, full set of attachments and the option of disposable paper bags.

 

Optional Accessories shown: Accessory Kit, replacement vynal hose

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Electrolux Model Z57

Year: 1953-1957

A later version of the Z57 with a different cord reel.

 

Optional Accessories shown: Tool Saddle to hold parts

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Electrolux Model ZB55

Year: 1953-1957

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Price in 1955 - $129.00

The mid range model of the Electrolux line, basically the same as the model 57 but it did not have a cord reel.

 

Optional Accessories shown: Accessory Kit, Halo to wrap cord around

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Electrolux Model Z54

Year: 1953-1957

The bottom of the line model it included only 3 accessories- a dual rug/floor nozzle, a dual dusting brush and a crevice tool.

 

Optional Accessories shown: Accessory kit, Halo to wrap cord around, Vaporizer, Sprayer

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Electrolux Model ZB88

Year: 1957-1963

Top of the line model for the years 1957-63 it featured a built in cord reel, disposable paper bags and a "Mechanical Brain" which turned off the machine when the bag was full. Early versions had friction fit couplings on the rug and floor nozzle while later versions featured a new spring clip that prevented jamming.

Optional Accessories shown: Accessory Kit, Seat Chest, Hair Dryer. Petite brush (for small nozzle)

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Electrolux Model ZB86

Year: 1957-1963

Mid range model for the years 1957-63 it was basically the same as the model 88 but lacked the "Mechanical Brain"

 

Optional Accessories shown: Accessory Kit, Seat Chest, Garmentair

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Electrolux Model ZB83

Year: 1957-1963

Bottom of the line model for the years 1957-63 it was basically the same as the model 86 but lacked the cord reel, instead having a built in halo to wrap the cord around.

 

Optional Accessories shown: Accessory Kit,  Petite brush (for small nozzle) 

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Electrolux Model ZB88

Year: 1963-1968

In 1963 the Electrolux line was reduced to two machines with the top of the line model being the ZB88 in Jamaica Bronze which featured a new bumper on the machine to prevent damage to walls, new plastic handgrip, and furnishings and a telescopic wand.  In 1966 the PN 1 power nozzle was added as an option (The version shown here with the plastic telescopic wand was sold around 1968)

 

Optional Accessories Shown:  Accessory Kit, Seat Chest, Hair Dryer, Paint sprayer, PN1 Power Nozzle with plastic telescopic wand and hose cord)

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Electrolux Model ZB86

Year: 1963-1968

Voltage: 115V AC

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Price in 1964 - $159.50

In 1963, in order to reduce the stock required by branches, the model 83 was eliminated and the model 86  now came with a cord halo or, for $30 more, a cord reel.  For part of the run the dusting brush and small nozzle were replaced by a dual dusting brush/small nozzle.

 

Optional Accessories shown: Accessory Kit, PN1 power nozzle and hose cord, cord reel

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Electrolux ZB89 / 89E

Year: 1968-1973

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Price in 1973 (with PN4) - $237.70

Top of the line model the first machines came with a standard hose, telescopic wand which featured a built in power connection and rug nozzle.  Optional Handgrips which included a built in trigger switch for the powernozzle were available.  A power hose was also available as an optional item.  In 1970 the designation was changed to 89E and a new style power hose (shown with the 87 below) was included with the machine as well as the optional cardboard accessory kit being replaced by a plastic kit and the rug nozzle being replaced by a dual floor nozzle (shown with 87).  During the run 3 different power nozzles wer used - the PN II, the PN III then the PN IV

Optional Accessories shown: Cardboard accessory kits, PN II power nozzle, PN III power nozzle, Switched handgrips, hose cord, 1st style of power hose,  Paint sprayer, Wide floor nozzle

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Electrolux ZB87 / 87E

Year: 1968-1973

Lower line model featured the same parts and changes as the 89 above but lacked the "mechanical brain" and came with a cord halo (with the cord reel being optional)

 

Optional Accessories shown:  Plastic Accessory kit, PN IV power nozzle, shag rug nozzle, rug nozzle

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Electrolux Model AP100

Year: 1973-1974

The first version of the AP100 it included the telescopic wand and rug nozzle with the PN V being optional.  Before the end of the run the PN V became standard and the rug nozzle optional.

 

Optional Accessories shown: Accessory Kit, PN V power nozzle

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Electrolux Model AP100

Year: 1974-1976

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Price in 1976 (With PN100) - $334.00

The second version of the Ap100 it included a new solid wand and a new power nozzle (with early versions being the US PN2 with the cover painted then later ones being the Canadian made PN100 which was a modification of the PN2).  The last ones also eliminated the trigger switch on the handgrip.

 

Optional Accessories shown:  Accessory Kit, Seat Chest, Garmentair, Vaporizer, Sprayer, Shag Rug Nozzle, Rug Nozzle, Dual floor nozzle

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Electrolux Model AP

Year: 1973-1976

Price: $169.50 + $99.50 for PN100 in 1976

The lower line version of the AP100 it was a totally stripped down version with no cord reel, bag controll or even the option of a power hose.  Changes in wand and power nozzle followed the AP100

 

Optional Accessories shown: Accessory Kit, PN 100, Hose Cord, Trigger handgrip.

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Electrolux Model AP200

Year: 1976-1978

Basically the same machine as the AP100 but with a colour change.  Production was interrupted by a factory strike.  Included the PN200 power nozzle.

Optional Accessories shown:  Accessory Kits, Shag Rug Nozzle, Shag rake, Paint Sprayer, Sprayer with foamer

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Electrolux Model AP280

Year: 1978-1982

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Price in 1983 - $569.50

An updated version of the AP200 it bears the destinction of being the only Electrolux to have a two speed motor.  Included the PN280 and the trigger switch was returned to the handgrip.

 

Optional Accessories shown: Accessory Kits, Paint Sprayer, Sprayer with foamer, Shag rug nozzle, Shag rake, Rug nozzle

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Electrolux Model Special AP (SAP)

Year: 1978-1982

Like the model AP the SAP was a totally stripped down version of the AP280.  It didnt have the cord reel, bag controll or even an option of a power hose.  The rug nozzle was standard and the power nozzle optional.

 

Optional Accessories shown: Accessory kit, PN280 power nozzle, hose cord.

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Electrolux Model E2000

Year: 1982-1985

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Price in 1984 - $654.50

The first of the E series machines it featured a new body design, larger motor and new powenozzle design (PN2000) based on the US PN 4.  The last of the E2000's had the dual dusting brush instead of the separate dusting brush and small nozzle.

 

Optional Accessories shown:  Accessory kit, rug nozzle, shag rake

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Electrolux Model E Special (ESP)

Year: 1982- 1985

Stripped down version of the E2000 it lacked the cord reel, bag controll and option of the power hose but did have a built in cord halo and the trigger handgrip.

 

Optional Accessories shown:  Accessory kit, PN 2000 power nozzle, hose cord.

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Electrolux Model 2100

Year: 1985-1987

An update of the E2000.  During the run the handgrip trigger was eliminated, the long crevice tool replaced with a short one, a clip to hold the crevice tool and dual dusting brush added to the exhaust cover and the sidekick introduced as an option.  The first version came with the PN 5  (shown) which was later replaced by the PN 6

 

Optional Accessories shown:  wall mount accessory holder, sidekick

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Electrolux Model LE

Year: 1985-1987

Lower line version of the 2100 it came will all the same features except the automatic bag controll.  (PN 6 shown) The colour of the trim was referred to as Jadestone hence the later use of LE (J) to differentiate it.

 

Optional Accessories shown: Wall mount accessory holder, Sprayer

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Electrolux  System 90 (Model 2100)

Year: 1987-1989

Basically the same machine as the 2100 above but with a new style floor brush and the sidekick included.

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Electrolux Model LE (T)

Year: 1987-1989

Basically the same machine as the LE (J) above but with the trim in Taupe to match the System 90.

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Electrolux Special Edition 2100

Year: 1987-1989

A special edition of the 2100 which was available only through mall shows at a special price it was the same machine as the System 90 but lacked the sidekick.

 

Optional Accessories shown:  Wall mount accessory holder.

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Electrolux Special Edition LE

Model: 1623

Year: 1987-1989

A special edition of the model LE which was available only through the Club Z (Zellers) and Esso Extra points catalogues in Canada.  Same machine as the Jadestone and Taupe LE's but with the new style hose.

I am concluding the Canadian models here as this is the point at which manufacturing was moved to the United States and both countries started to have the same models.