This 1911-1912 Hunter BMY (Big Motor Yoke) which is really a GE fan, was found in New York City. The base, cage, blade are not original to the fan as well as the paint. This fan surprisingly runs on all three speeds but I had to remove three huge mud dauber nests in the motor. I am going to restore this fan in the fall.
Then this early 20th century Diehl Pullman car fan. This fan is powered by a 32v DC motor and runs beautifully. I plan to restore this fan in the fall as well. After its finished I am going to install a bridge rectifier in it and use it on my variac
I'm aware of those fans for quite some time. The majority of those Toshibas are all old designs from different model years starting with 1981 up to 1984 but using the 1982 centermark guard.
They are reproduced exclusively for El Araby Group. The only modern innovation is the guards which have been "modernized" by replacing the old clips to the easier-to-install guard ring. Also, the lower handle found on the wall fans is now gone.
The Current Japanese-Only Toshiba fans are these and they are not even made by Toshiba;
Last Edit: Aug 14, 2010 21:27:19 GMT -5 by Perrey Z.