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 Posted: Wed Mar 31st, 2021 02:41 am
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Reese Pero
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Got this at an estate sale for $1 - everything works well.  I am thinking it's from the 60's, but not sure  - anyone else have one....  






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 Posted: Wed Mar 31st, 2021 11:57 am
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I had one years ago, they were very popular in the 60s. Hopefully Tom Zapf will check in, he knows more about box fans than anyone.

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 Posted: Wed Mar 31st, 2021 01:26 pm
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Thanks Stan!...with the color, single piece handle (vs 3 piece) and that knob you are actually looking more like early 70s. Plus the 3 wing came later, the 60s versions had 4 round blade petals
the single piece handles very commonly broke just as this one has 

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