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 Posted: Sun Jan 16th, 2022 08:44 pm
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Mike Kearns

Joined: Fri Nov 24th, 2006
1945 -

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Two images of the same fan, a smaller pedestal, possibly a prototype, right image courtesy Rob Duffy:

March 3, 1945 - Odor applies for and achieves patentability for Vornado's first pedestal:

Member Rob Duffy submitted an image of what is likely a design prototype, compare the cage design to the patent figure 2:

Here is the production pedestal, of which only one of has surfaced, on EBay in 2016, brought to my attention by Mike Mirin:

Filed March 9, 1945 -

Last edited on Thu Jan 20th, 2022 11:10 pm by Mike Kearns