Vac-tric Electric Vacuum Cleaners

The Vactric company was formed in 1924 to manufacture electric vacuum cleaners. These Vactric advertising playing cards were manufactured, with four special aces showing various vacuum cleaners, by De la Rue in the 1930s.

Vac-tric Electric Vacuum Cleaner playing cards manufactured by De la Rue, 1930s Vac-tric Electric Vacuum Cleaner playing cards manufactured by De la Rue, 1930s

Above: Vac-tric Electric Vacuum Cleaner playing cards manufactured by De la Rue, 1930s. The box, which gives an address in North London, came in pink or pale blue. Image courtesy Matt Probert.

Vac-tric Electric Vacuum Cleaner advert, 1930s Vac-tric Electric Vacuum Cleaner advert
Last Updated December 13, 2021 at 08:43pm

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