View single post by Jim Humphrey
 Posted: Fri Mar 15th, 2019 04:03 pm
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Jim Humphrey

Joined: Tue Dec 13th, 2005
Location: Geneseo IL
My favorites are definitely in the 1900 - 1920 range, brass & brass, 12" and smaller, and preferably oscillators.  I love the appearance of this range of fans, their virtual indestructibility and especially their demonstration of the wacky ways designers came up with to get them to oscillate.  You can see the progression from some really agonizing mechanisms to the simple devices that seem to work good and last forever.