Circa 1890's Thomas Edison 9" DC Bipolar Desk Fan

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1890's Thomas A. Edison Bipolar Brass Fan manufactured by the Edison Mfg. Company of Orange NJ. Don felt with the historical significance of Edison's impact on the development of many electric applications the addition of this Edison "C" Frame style motor fan was a "Must have" for the collection. Edison as a highly significant inventory harkens back to the early days of electricity and is a highly important artifact for any scientific, fan, early electric collection. Don acquired this fan from a fellow fan collector feeling it was an important artifact/foundation for the GE timeline he collected. This particular fan boasts its original blade and cage, retaining their authentic patina adding to its historical charm. Functionally, the fan operates as designed. There is a weight balance issue, we are unsure if this is in the rotor or blade. Likely this is not the choice for summer cooling and rather demonstration purposes, it is an ideal example. As a testament to his rich legacy and historical importance, this Thomas A. Edison Bipolar Brass Fan offers collectors and enthusiasts a remarkable glimpse into the early stages of electric fan evolution, inviting them to appreciate its enduring craftsmanship and technological significance.



9" W

11" H

9" D

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