Vintage 1941 Emerson Electric Desk Fan - Model 79646-ax
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Vintage 1941 Emerson Electric Desk Fan - Model 79646-ax:
1941c. Emerson Electric Company of St.Louis, MO., U.S.A., Type 79646-AX 12" Vintage Desk Fan
This fan is a farm fresh pick from an oldNorth Philadelphia house. The owner was a handy man. He re-wired the fan and then re-mounted the cage face on upside down.
Fan runs great on all (3) speeds. The oscillating gear turns but the arm needs to be repaired / tightened to push/pull the cage.
Sold as-is.Buyer accepts thedescription of this item based onthe photos and text included in this sale listing.
Ships to contiguous US States only. Shipping weight about 17 pounds.
The Emerson Type 79646-AX was the standard Emerson 3 speed oscillator of the 1940s. It features all of the characteristics of the premium quality Emerson design. Emerson produced this model in large quantities and can be considered the standard "workhorse" model of the 40s, much as its processor the Type 29646 was in the 1920s.
The split guard design that Emerson used on this model as well as others, permits the front of the guard to separate without tools for easy cleaning of the blade. The split guard feature and the single oil port for oiling, makes maintaining this model a snap.* Dimensions- 12" Blade Diameter * Cast Iron Motor Housing Frame and Cast Iron/Aluminum Base * Exclusive Emerson Lubricating System Features Spiraled Oil Grooves in Rotor to Provide
Continuous Lubrication of Hardened Motor Shaft * 3 Running Speeds with Finger Control Oscillation Mechanism Varies Oscillation from Stationary to 90 degree Sweep * Easily Convertible to Wall Mounting with Positive Locking Position to Secure the Motor * One Oil Port for Easily Maintenance Every 3 Months