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- Daggs, Jim. 1997. A Scrapbook of Fans. 120
pages, Full size (11x14) reprints of fan advertising and catalog
info organized by manufacturer and date. A lot if information can be
gleaned from the pictures and dates of publication. It is also fun
to read the glowing claims and sales pitches. You can contact Jim
via e-mail at:
firstname.lastname@example.org It can be purchased for $25 from the
publisher: Ackley Publishing Company, 617 Main St., Ackley, IA
- House, Kurt. 1983. Antique Mechanical Fans.
201 pages, over 600 illustrations of fans gleaned from old
electrical journals with original advertising of models as they
appeared. Reprinted 1993.
- House, Kurt. 1994. A Guide to Mechanical Fan Collecting
and Emerson Identification. 61 pages, a good reference to
the Emerson line of fans. Includes a comprehensive list of model
numbers and approximate dates.
- Skolfield, W.K. 1957. A Century of Electric Fans.
152 pages, a good reference for GE and some other brands. Provides
some great pictures of the GE manufacturing plant in the 50's.
- Witt, John. 1996. Collector's Guide To Electric Fans -
Identification and Values. 191 pages, tons of
information, pictures, and prices for various conditions of fans,
overall an excellent reference! It can be purchased for $18.95 from
the publisher: Collector Books, P.O. Box 3009, Paducah, KY
- Witt, John. 1993. Witt's Field Guide To Electric Desk
Fans. 84 pages, photos and descriptions of over 300 fans.
It's kind of like a wish book for fan collectors!
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