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 Posted: Tue Sep 17th, 2019 09:26 am
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Mike Kearns
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Members Collection: Factory decal, "Super Vent Fan and Manufacturing Co., INC., Chicago, Illinois                    Patented by James Karageorge"






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 Posted: Tue Sep 17th, 2019 09:32 am
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Correct, factory Karageorge Super Vent Fan in superb condition, images provided by Jim Kovar: 







Motor made by Leland Electric:



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 Posted: Tue Sep 17th, 2019 09:40 am
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Karageorge's blade patent, as used on his circulators: 








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 Posted: Tue Sep 17th, 2019 09:49 am
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Almost like they were made by the same factory? I believe they were. Look carefully. Making comparisons of Karageorge's Super Vent Fan and Kavanaugh's Chicago Aero-Fan paint and construction:


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Another related anomaly, the "Air-King" airplane circulator, which unfortunately has no data-plate, nor is there any period literature regarding it (until there is, of course). Nonetheless, I feel very strongly it is connected to Karageorge production trying to cash in on the airplane fan craze of the time. Images courtesy of Carlton Ward: 





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