World War II era electric fan.

electric fan

HOUSEHOLD UTENSILS & EQUIPMENT
General Electric Co.
circa 1943
metal
overall: 10-3/4 in.; base diam.: 4-3/4 in.; cage diam.: 9 in.; height at motor: 8-1/2 in.,; cord length: 58 in.

World War II era electric fan, black metal, round base and motor casing; 4 blades of 3-3/4inches; gold tone safety cage with "GE" in center. Base connected to motor casing with wing-nut to adjust angle of fan. Base has lever with 3 speeds. Top of motor casing has remnants of metal label "ALTERNA [missing]/ No. 5144 [missing]/ PAT. A [missing]/ GENER [al Electric Co.]. 58" cord with 2-prong plug at the end.


2000.21

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