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Object ID 000043

Object Name General Electric Whiz fan

Object Desc GE oscillating "Whiz" fan. Made from brass, painted dark green.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000028

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Appliances


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 6

Object Date

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End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords electric fans,General Electric,GE,fans,appliances,

Title General Electric Whiz fan

Description Oscillating brass desk fan manufactured by GE. Base and 4 blades painted a dark green. The blades chamber is a dark metal color. Electric cord attached is wrapped in dark green thread.


Approx Collection Date

Height 13.25

Length 0

Width 9.5

Depth 1.75

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Fan stands 13.25 inches tall. The blade chamber measures 9.5 inches across and 1.75 inches deep.

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker General Electric

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Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY000028



Date JAN 24,2013

Summary Good Condition

Assessor Katherine Dickey

Notes Brass fan has rusted along the base and fan cage. Thread wrapped around electric cord has come off in some areas. The finish on the fan blades is chipped or worn off in some areas along the edges


Date JUN 24,2013

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 6 from Appliance store - automatic entry by admin