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 Posted: Thu Feb 13th, 2020 03:20 am
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Anthony Lindsey
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Hi,
Got this fan today and would like to know more about it.   It has 2 oil cups front and rear.   Runs great and oscillates.   The wick's in the oil cups are nasty but still very oily and the back was packed with very old grease.  Any information would be great.   The 2 screws that hold the back cover down do not tighten.  The holes have crumbled.  Other than that it appears to be pretty good.








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 Posted: Thu Feb 13th, 2020 03:39 am
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1930 - 75423

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 Posted: Thu Feb 13th, 2020 03:49 am
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Anthony Lindsey
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Thanks. It says Finish was Green enamel. Was that for all of the models listed?

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 Posted: Thu Feb 13th, 2020 04:01 am
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It appears so, stock is green.

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 Posted: Thu Feb 13th, 2020 04:14 am
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Form AF was made 1927-29 but the 'dots" on the badge went away for 1928 so your fan is 1928-29.
This is the next model after your fan and the first with aluminum blades made 1930-31.  This is the color your fan and all GE loop handle fans would be from the mid 1920s or so until 1939.  This fan is 100% original unrestored.





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 Posted: Thu Feb 13th, 2020 04:36 am
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Anthony Lindsey
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Nice, Thanks! Is there a paint code of some sort for the green color?

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 Posted: Thu Feb 13th, 2020 04:39 am
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Not that is known.   Just a green that GE used in addition to several other greens in different periods.  You'd probably have to match by eye.

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 Posted: Thu Feb 13th, 2020 11:48 am
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Rustoleum Charleston Green is a reasonable, inexpensive match for the original GE color. As Steve said, the colors varied over the years, but the Charleston is a good middle ground of all the variations, and it looks right. You’ll have to order it online from Home Depot as it’s rarely stocked. 

The alternative is to have automotive paint matched to a pristine sample or original paint, like under the data tag.  

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 Posted: Thu Feb 13th, 2020 11:53 am
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Tony Clayton makes the authentic olive green Wiring that matches the original nicely. He can be contacted here on the forum.  Just do a search on his name. 

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 Posted: Thu Feb 13th, 2020 11:01 pm
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Thanks for the info!

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