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  • Jan 10th, 2002

    An Air Devine


    Period authenticity continues to gain prominence among historic home owners desiring to recreate the past in their homes with as many details as possible. One avenue to maintaining authenticity which is gaining popularity involves incorporating the use of restored antique and vintage electric appliances in home or building renovations. One of the few antiques that can capture the charm of the past while serving a utilitarian function is vintage electric fans. In days of old these machines were manufactured with such quality and longevity in mind that many have stood the test of time and are finding purpose once again in renovations and new homes. Antique and vintage electric fans were manufactured in ceiling, desk, and other styles including pedestal versions, making them as suitable in today’s interiors as they were during the last century. Vintage Fans, L.L.C. www.vintagefans.com specializes in reviving these examples of industrial art, which were originally manufactured from the late 1890s to the 1950s.

    Like many vintage appliances, electric fan styling followed the design trend of the day. From Antique ceiling fans with early Art Nouveau inspired design to table fans incorporating Jet Age styling, virtually any design theme can be completed with the use professionally restored electric fans. For more information contact: www.vintagefans.com

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