1940-50c. General Electric Company of Schenectady, N.Y., U.S.A., 52" Antique Ceiling Fan
General Electric introduced this model of their 52" ceiling fan to lead them through the 1940s. More than likely this model was introduced at the end of the 1930s, but it could have been later. We show this model in our General Electric parts catalog from the 1940s, so we know it was being produced during that time.
This fan features the periods modern innovations of a stamped steel bottom housing, oil cup, nose cap and blade brackets, all in an effort to streamline production and improve manufacturing cost. One thing that was not lost to these innovations is the oil bath design and quality of the product. The improved methods of machine work can be seen in this models construction and it combines to create an outstanding ceiling fan that combines utilitarian use with style.
Some of the features of this model include:
Dimensions- 8.5" length x 12" diameter
• Cast Iron Frame and Heavy Stamped Steel Housing Construction.
• Oil Bath Lubrication System Continuously Bathes the Shaft in a Curtain of Oil.
• Thrust Bearing Design is Immersed in Oil at All Times.
• Clean Sleek Futuristic Design.
• Unique Design Allows for Installation in Contemporary Environments.
• Solid State Speed Control Allows for a Variety of Speeds