1910 Emerson Type 12648 16" Ornate Base Lever Oscillator. This Large Impressive Fan Has Many Early Emerson Characteristics Making It Very Desirable To Collectors. The Base Of The Fan Appears To Be Repainted, This Was Most Likely Done When The Base Was Repaired. The Front Lip On The Base Appears To Have Broken Or Cracked At Some Point And Has Been Repaired. The Repair Is Very Solid And Sturdy. Motor And Gearbox Feature A Wonderful Original Finish. As With All Emerson Lever Oscillator Models, Wear Beacomes Present Over The Last 100 Years. The Levers And Shoulder Screws Have Wear Consistent With Age. The Fan Runs And Oscillates As Designed. Wiring Appears To Have Been Upgraded Using Period Correct Cloth Covered Cord. This Fan Is A Real Air Mover And Perfect For A Large Space.
Posted by David Harden on Feb 19th 2020
I first want to say that the only reason I did not give this Fan a 5 star rating, is due to the fact that it has a well repaired base. This was clearly stated in the advertisement for said fan and is one of the reasons I purchased this Beauty at such a great price. It just so happens that I have in my possession a base for an Emerson 12648. The fan is in great condition and with the new base will be good as new and a wonderful addition to my collection. I am always pleased with the quality of both Fans and parts purchased from Antiquefanparts, and highly recommend their products.