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1926 - Inventor Georges Missogenis receives his patent for an airplane style ceiling mounted circulator with the ability of rotating in a 360 degree motion. 







Incorporator/investors Thomas James, J.B. Coolidge, B.D. Moore and Ms. Rhea M. Decker had their fingers in a lot of businesses and properties in Ohio and elsewhere in the U.S.:

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1927 - Sales early on handled by vice president of the company John E. Parrott:











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1934 - 






                                          The stump of an "Baby" Fan-O-Plane, showing the factory ceiling attachment cover:






A complete and original "Baby" Fan-O-Plane:



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Note the use of Century Electric motors:

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1936 - Fan-O-Plane having Master Electric motor - Images courtesy of the Baker Archive



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1937 - Another motor tag set variation for an Fan-O-Plane showing use of master Electric motors: 

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1938 - Out of business:

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Very informative!

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Mike - Outstanding assembly of FOP info.  So much for the Lindy being the first airplane-type ceiling fan.

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Mike Kearns pays a fee to access an old newspaper website that brings you many of these priceless clippings and images. I would imagine much of what he posts doesn't just fall in his lap. He is doing a great service to this website.  

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