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I have what I thought to be a Kirby Classic Omega that is in excellent running condition and looks great. I love it and have been using it for years, but it is recently going through an identity crises! I looked on the identification plate under the motor while cleaning it and discovered that the ID sticker says it's a Kirby Classic III. How can this be when every part of my dear kirby is Omega brown? There is not a hint of Red or Rosewood! Is there another way to determine the actual model besides that sticker?

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The Kirby Omega was made from 1973 to 1976.
The classic III 1976 to 1979
When in for repair the case (motor cover) from a Classic could be put on the Omega. This happens in repair shops if the teck. has two apart at the same time and was not paying attention.
Omega brown tells the true story.That is (Maybe) as all that could be changed as well. A lot of parts will interchange with one another.

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