A New Fan

12:19 pm Restoration

At the electronics flea market, I found another antique desk fan. This one is a Wagner 9″ oscillator, series M, model 5260, model L53A68. I am not certain when it was manufactured: my guess is the early 1940s.
Wagner Antique Fan
On the rear of the fan you can see the oscillator gearbox:
Wagner Antique Fan
Here is a closeup of the fan’s nameplate. It has everything except for the date of manufacture.
Wagner Antique Fan
This fan is in reasonably good condition, compared to the Emerson that I restored before. There is very little rust which makes the restoration job much, much easier.

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