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Antique Fans

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If you wanted to run the fan you had to unscrew the light bulb, then you were in the dark. This fan is powered by a Sterling engine enclosed in the motor housing just behind the blade. A new century ushers in some changes to the fans. A definite maybe as a favorite. The plug has a small chip and there is some vibration when running. Crate has shipping label and stenciling on sides. Baking the freshly applied finish in an oven helps but does not always cure all of the problems associated with too much humidity.

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GE Electric Oscillating Fan

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Has brass blade and old style wrapped steel cage. You can see the motor housing where the crankshaft and piston rods are located. The bulbs have a patent date of 1903 but I think this heater is a little closer to 1910. It is running very fast in fact but the speed switch does not change the speed. Good luck and get that pancake finished up and running, they are among the neatest fans ever. Immediately at the end of this blog are other older blogs with fan photos. There are two seperate fan motors atop a cast iron and brass pole that stands about nine feet tall.

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Antique Electric Fans

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I added a few drops of Zoom-Spout oil to the bearings so they would not be dry. News and fans will date published: september 1981 is also the exposed terminal lugs on the latest news and innovative. Below: Here's what is almost certain proof that this pancake was made in 1905. I also collect early electrical plugs, connectors, and adapters, as well as old machinist tools, tool boxes, and advertising signs and thermometers. About mid-year of 1903 some changes were made, possibly over a short period of time and not all at once: A new cage now had eight S-wires instead of ten. Click on photos for larger versions.

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. Notice the spittoon on the floor under the railing. Due to wear to the head angle tensioner, fan is best used in straight, vertical position see photo'd position. With the later stamped hub blades just line up the end of the motor shaft with the front of the hub. B lades balanced well for vibration free operation. This particular fan has a black painted brass cone but I have seen cone clamps made of steel. This unit is wired both series and parallel to achive this combination.

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GE Electric Oscillating Fan

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The claw feet are just awesome as well as all of the other intricate details of this item. In 1905 the base casting was modified to have a thumbscrew on the left while the original slotted screw was moved just to the right of where it had been in 1903-04. Anyone who may have information on this company please contact me and I will be glad to listen. Here is a chrome Aristocrat model manufactured by A. Last year for S-wires to be wrapped around the rear cage ring.

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Early Electric Fans: The GE 1894

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I'm guessing it was done chemically or with heat. Cory, about the switch you found in your link above; I think it might work fine. Blades are aluminum first year and motor and base are drawn steel. This one is one of two I have been using personally to cool a 120+ year old Victorian. The original headwire is serviceable with some wear at the motor.

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Antique Fans

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There is no overspray on the motor tag, switch, inside the motor, etc. Everything is about function over form. Makes you want to take a cool drink! The cage badge received a new sheet brass backing plate held in place by a few small crimps on the edge of the badge. The gearbox on the back of the motor housing is shaped somewhat like a toilet bowl and is a clamp on gearbox. Okay one last Cowboy label bottle and I'll quit with the bottles. Power cord needs to be shortened a few inches where it enters the base to eliminate bare wire area.

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Early Electric Fans

dating ge fans

You have to appreciate the 1899 fans as they now become a bit more affordable to the collector. Have you ever held your hand out the car window pretending to be the wing of an airplane? I hope to, in time, show many of the models and variations. Original black Japan is in great condition and has not been detailed or polished. This is what is known among collectors as a partners desk fan or a double head fan. These flags are incredibly original looking. If you have an old electric fan, heater, motor, lamp or other early electric or mechanical item that you would like to sell, please contact Darryl at the email address below. Local pickup is available 20 miles north of San Francisco.

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Antique Electric Fans

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Notice the three claw feet and large nickel plated oilers that send lubrication to the bearings. Most examples of this fan are the alternating current type, designated as Type 19644, and are fairly common. All cage welds solid with no breaks or rattles. The regulator coil was held in place as for the 1903 models but the clips changed from brass to steel as shown below. I only know of 3 or 4 of them in existence, but the flat top version often shows up at flea markets, antique shops, and internet auctions. Blade is straight with original lacquer finish. Close up of the attractive badge.

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Antique

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Check out the strips of copper that ride against the commutator. You might pry one away from someone who bought from the first batch and would be willing to sell an unused switch. The 1907 style trunnion model seems to have been carried over into 1908 also. Below is another box of Eagle brand vintage bakelite plugs. I have been collecting and restoring these electro-mechanical wonders for over 35 years now.


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