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Diamond in the rough


Anthony Lindsey
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Perusing online for hidden gems and came across this ad for 4 old fans.    1 picture of 4 very crusty fans.

 

 

 

 

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1 hour ago, Roger Borg said:

Nice AB CW. Hope you picked it up...

The Manning Bowman
  is the pick of the litter,...

 

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It looks like brass showing through on the pic of the backside of the motor.   Are the motor housing and base all

painted over brass or is it steel?

 

Looks like a fun project !

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The fan is all brass that has been blued like a gun barrel.   The bluing is 110 years old and is showing it's age.

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6 hours ago, Anthony Lindsey said:

The fan is all brass that has been blued like a gun barrel.   The bluing is 110 years old and is showing it's age.

 

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