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Comfy-Aire Electric Fan
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Details

Object ID 000866

Object Name Comfy-Aire Electric Fan

Object Desc Dark green metal electric fan with cord. Made by LoSee Products Co. in Hebron, Illinois.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000783

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 1934

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Comfy-Aire,LoSee Products,Daniels-Ferris Corporation,fans,electric fans,electric heater,


Title Comfy-Aire Electric Fan

Description Dark green metal electric fan with cord. Front side of fan has square grid covering over blades. Circular base. Back side of fan has concentric circle covering with a round plate in the middle. Plate reads: "Comfy-Aire, Hot or Cold, Patent No. 1,967,757, For A.C. current only, 100 to 120 volts 50 or 60 cyc., uses 11 amperes at 115 volts., Mfd. by LoSee Products Co., Hebron, ILL., Daniels-Ferris Corp. Exclusive Distributor, Milwaukee, Wis." Underside of base has the word HEAT in raised letters. Cord has two small sections covered by orange tape and round two-prong plug. Prongs on plug each have the word ROYAL etched on them. Front of fan base has toggle switch to turn on/off. Appears that a metal plate of some kind was mounted beneath toggle switch but is missing. Fan is a double blade, silver in color.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 11

Length 0

Width 6.5

Depth 0

Diameter 7.5

Circumference 24

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Height is base to top of circular fan. Width is measured at base of fan. Cord is approximatelly 111 inches long

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker LoSee Products

Maker Details LoSee Products was location in Hebron, Illinois. Fan was distributed by Daniels-Ferris Corporation in Milwaukee.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY783

Description

Conditions

Date JUL 22,2013

Summary Good

Assessor Molly Hannan

Notes Fan is missing a metal plate on the front, should be immediately beneath toggle switch. Cord has been marked (repaired?) with bright orange tape in two places. Dirty.


Events

Date JUL 22,2013

Summary Status change

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


Date JUL 22,2013

Summary Location change

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


Provenance

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