1895 16' D.L. Bates Bipolar Desk Fan

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Very Rare 16" D.L. Bates Of Dayton Ohio "Whirlwind" Bipolar Desk Fan. We Are Please To Offer This Beautiful Bates Bipolar Which Was Introduced To The Fan Market In The 1890's. This Example Appears To Have Had Some Cosmetic Restoration Over The Years. The Iron Components Of The Motor Are Finished In A Rich Black Epoxy Paint. The Front And Rear End Bells Appear To Have A Brass/ Gold Color Painted Finish. The Coils Are Wrapped In A Fresh Green Fabric Mesh Material. Coiled Wiring Is In Excellent Condition And May Have Been Replaced At The Time Of Cosmetic Restoration. Original Cast Tag Is Present And Shows Hints Of A Copper Flashed Finish. Blade And Guard Are In Excellent Condition With No Breaks, Bends, Or Repairs. Switch Is Present And In Excellent Condition. This Example Was Sold For The European Market Using 220 Volts. Very Rare Opportunity At A Very Rare Fan.