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Albin Sprenger "Astron 2000" Heater Fan ca. 1960

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mcheconi's items9 of 26Comfortair Heater Fan ca. 1950MAICO 1940s Type EO40 Table Fan
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    Posted 2 years ago

    mcheconi
    (26 items)

    When launched by German company Albin Sprenger KG, in 1953, the Astron 2000 fan heater called a lot of attention. Designed by Christian Bachem, it won the coveted iF Design Award in 1954 in the Product discipline (http://ifworlddesignguide.com/entry/2871-heizlufter-astron-2000).

    It is a four speed, two heat temperature settings + fan unit, extremely well built appliance. The body is cast aluminum clad with synthetic resin. It measures 28.5cm high x 26cm wide x 25 deep. My unit is a 220V Type A014 built ca. 1960 and looks and works as new. Winter is coming down here and it will keep me warm!

    Last picture is a 1958 ad from a German magazine.

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    1. mcheconi mcheconi, 2 years ago
      Thank you fortapache.
    2. mcheconi mcheconi, 2 years ago
      Here's a webpage with a selection of Albin Sprenger fans and heaters. They were really concerned with product design: http://www.ulrich-stuermer.de/index.php?id=21&herst=3
    3. mcheconi mcheconi, 2 years ago
      Thank you Manikin, Caperkid and brunswick!
    4. mcheconi mcheconi, 2 years ago
      Thank you vetraio50
    5. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 2 years ago
      Beautiful design, always thrilled to see your new designs and they are all on track for the best of the best. This one IS a beaute !~
    6. mcheconi mcheconi, 2 years ago
      Thanks Phil, your collections inspire me to keep my eyes open for good stuff, my friend.
    7. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 2 years ago
      That is nice of you to say, although I know that you have the EYE and a vision of what you want !~

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