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Electric Fans75 of 197Rexall Drug Co. FanTale of Two Fans GE Vortalex FMNV 9" Fan 1942-1945
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    Posted 5 years ago

    fortapache
    (2755 items)

    This old fan caught my attention with the rectangular motor housing. All the other fans I have seen have a round motor housing.
    It is an 8" fan made by Darnell Laboratories. This would be a drug store fan. The department stores were selling Westinghouse and GE fans along with Robbins and Myers.
    I saw some sellers saying this fan in from the 1950s but I am thinking 1930s. 1950s fans had stamped metal bases as far as drug store fans go. I would say193s as the base is cast iron.
    Also of note are the airplane style blades. Made to look like an airplane propeller. More for style than function.

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    1. fortapache fortapache, 5 years ago
      Thank you
      TassieDevil
      Nicefice
      brunswick
      jscott0363
      Efesgirl
      blunderbuss2
    2. NevadaBlades, 5 years ago
      It's got style, alright! LOVE these old desktop fans! [;>)
    3. clockerman clockerman, 5 years ago
      You had to watch your hands and fingers around those babies!!!!!!
      Nice Nice Nice
    4. fortapache fortapache, 5 years ago
      Thank you very much NevadaBlades. They did have style back then.
    5. fortapache fortapache, 5 years ago
      Thank you very much clockerman. The backside is the danger area.
    6. fortapache fortapache, 5 years ago
      Thank you
      NevadaBlades
      Caperkid
      vetraio50.
      Recordmantime
      SpiritBear
      clockerman
      SEAN68
      officialfuel


    7. fortapache fortapache, 5 years ago
      Thank you
      Vintagefran
      fleafinder
    8. fortapache fortapache, 5 years ago
      Thank you charmsomeone.
    9. fortapache fortapache, 5 years ago
      Thank you
      wickencrafts
      mikelv85
    10. fortapache fortapache, 5 years ago
      Thank you SEAN68.

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