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 Posted: Tue Nov 10th, 2009 08:42 pm
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Dale Keever

Joined: Fri Feb 3rd, 2006
Location: Georgia USA
Thanks. Larry, Ron, Randy, Russ and Jeanne for your kind words. 

Steve, Steve and Russ after doing a little research I believe this fan is a late 1910 or 1911 model because in 1912 Colonial had a thumb-screw on the bottom of the oscillator to change the degree of oscillation.  Also, they changed the oscillating gear in 1912 to rotate 1/2 the speed of the 1911 fan.  My fan oscillates very fast and that would have been a needed improvement.  Russ, I have a fan like what Peter Biniaz's shows in the gallery, it has a 8" wing span and is a later model with the thumb-screw on the bottom of the front oscillator.  I do have a question, since Peerless and Colonial were both located in Warren, Ohio and shared the same front oscillator set up who developed the front oscillator first, Colonial or Peerless?

Last edited on Fri Nov 13th, 2009 07:48 pm by Dale Keever