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Standard model desk fan
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Details

Object ID 000227

Object Name Standard model desk fan

Object Desc The "Standard" desk fan manufactured by The Robbins and Myers Co. Springfield, Ohio.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000020

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Appliances

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Hardware Store

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Standard brand,electric fans,fans,appliances,household appliances,Robbins and Myers Co.,


Title Standard model desk fan

Description The "Standard" desk fan manufactured by The Robbins and Myers Co. Springfield, Ohio. 4 gold baldes with a gold protecting cover. Black stand and motor cover. 2 gold knobs. Plaque on bottom right "The Standard 110 volts 12 in 50060. The Robbins and Myers Co. -- Springfield, Ohio"

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 15

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 14

Circumference 8

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Height 15in, diameter of protective cover 14in, black stand height 10in, stem circumferance 8in.

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker The Robbins and Myers Co.

Maker Details The Robbins and Myers Co. was founded by Chandler Robbins and James Myers in 1878. Intially manufactured agricultural tools and machines. In 1897 they expanded and began producing electric appliances, such as desk and ceiling fans.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY000020

Description

Conditions

Date FEB 8,2013

Summary Excellent

Assessor MacKenzie Sims

Notes Plaque has some damage on the bottom line which makes it hard to read, and there are some gold paint drips on the black.


Events

Date FEB 8,2013

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin


Date FEB 8,2013

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to appliance store from appliance store - automatic entry by admin


Date JUN 24,2013

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Hardware Store from Appliance store - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

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