AFCA Forums Home
Home Search search Menu menu Not logged in - Login | Register
AFCA Forums > Antique Fan Collectors Association > Buy-Sell-Trade > EAGLE -PICHER whole house vintage fan -RARE

 Moderated by: Steve Cunningham, Rod Rogers, Larry Hancock
New Topic Reply Printer Friendly
EAGLE -PICHER whole house vintage fan -RARE  Rate Topic 
AuthorPost
 Posted: Wed Apr 12th, 2017 11:47 am
  PMQuoteReply
1st Post
Joanne DiMartino
Guest
 

Joined: Tue Apr 11th, 2017
Location:  
Status: 
Offline
 Hello fans. I am selling my attic fan made by Eagle Picher. It is in excellent condition and functions is beautifully. It is extremely large and powerful, running on the original





belt driven motor.  This Eagle-Picher fan is turbo driven and does not have blades.  I appreciate any information on this fan, it's manufacture, and if there is interest in purchasing.i am asking $800 Thank you Joanne 

Last edited on Fri Apr 21st, 2017 02:46 pm by Joanne DiMartino

Back To Top PMQuoteReply  

 Posted: Wed Apr 12th, 2017 03:46 pm
  PMQuoteReply
2nd Post
Steve Stephens
AFCA Member


Joined: Mon Nov 14th, 2005
Location: San Anselmo, California USA
Status: 
Offline
Hi Joanne, one rule for posting on the buy-sell-trade forum is that a posted price is required.  No make offers, etc.Thank you.

Back To Top PMQuoteReply

 Posted: Wed Apr 12th, 2017 03:52 pm
  PMQuoteReply
3rd Post
Joanne DiMartino
Guest
 

Joined: Tue Apr 11th, 2017
Location:  
Status: 
Offline
Thank you. How do I include a sale price? Do I edit my original listing or start over?Joanne

Back To Top PMQuoteReply  

 Posted: Wed Apr 12th, 2017 03:54 pm
  PMQuoteReply
4th Post
Don Tener
AFCA Member


Joined: Fri Dec 21st, 2012
Location: Saint Petersburg FL, Florida USA
Status: 
Offline
Joanne DiMartino wrote: Thank you. How do I include a sale price? Do I edit my original listing or start over?Joanne
Edit your original listing

Back To Top PMQuoteReply

 Posted: Wed Apr 12th, 2017 03:55 pm
  PMQuoteReply
5th Post
Joanne DiMartino
Guest
 

Joined: Tue Apr 11th, 2017
Location:  
Status: 
Offline
Done, thank you

Back To Top PMQuoteReply  

 Posted: Wed Apr 12th, 2017 04:55 pm
  PMQuoteReply
6th Post
Steve Stephens
AFCA Member


Joined: Mon Nov 14th, 2005
Location: San Anselmo, California USA
Status: 
Offline
I helped my Dad install a nearly identical belt drive fan just like yours in our house in NY around 1950 and it worked great moving lots of air.  Dad always said that some windows had to be open if the fan was turned on or the negative pressure could collapse the walls.  Well, I hope not and don't think it would have but I always made sure some windows were open which should have been anyway if the fan was running.

Back To Top PMQuoteReply

 Posted: Wed Apr 12th, 2017 05:15 pm
  PMQuoteReply
7th Post
Joanne DiMartino
Guest
 

Joined: Tue Apr 11th, 2017
Location:  
Status: 
Offline
I think you are correct. When I turn the fan on, my hair seems to lift! It is very powerful and there are two windows in the attic to allow the air to escape. Thanks for the infoJoanne

Attached Image (viewed 640 times):

IMG_4338.JPG

Back To Top PMQuoteReply  

 Posted: Wed Apr 12th, 2017 09:37 pm
  PMQuoteReply
8th Post
Stan Adams
Super Moderator


Joined: Mon Nov 14th, 2005
Location: Houston, Texas USA
Status: 
Offline
Steve Stephens wrote: I helped my Dad install a nearly identical belt drive fan just like yours in our house in NY around 1950 and it worked great moving lots of air.  Dad always said that some windows had to be open if the fan was turned on or the negative pressure could collapse the walls.  Well, I hope not and don't think it would have but I always made sure some windows were open which should have been anyway if the fan was running.

With that backward incline blade, it might get pretty close Stevo! At our west facility, we have an air handler in an upstairs mechanical room. We had a brief power outage one day & the fire dampers closed. The air handler came back up to speed before the fire dampers had time to reopen & sucked a 5' hole in the sheetrock ceiling. The engineers knew this was a possibility & specified the joists to be on 12" centers. The contractor knew best & put them on 24" centers. The contractor had to repair the ceiling & add the extra specified joists.

Back To Top PMQuoteReply

 Posted: Fri Apr 14th, 2017 03:43 pm
  PMQuoteReply
9th Post
Tom Dreesen
AFCA Member


Joined: Fri Nov 25th, 2005
Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana USA
Status: 
Offline
https://docs.google.com/viewer?url=patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pdfs/US2483377.pdf

Back To Top PMQuoteReply  

 Posted: Sun Apr 16th, 2017 12:57 pm
  PMQuoteReply
10th Post
Tom Zapf
AFCA Member
 

Joined: Tue Feb 24th, 2009
Location:  
Status: 
Offline
very interesting details

Back To Top PMQuoteReply

 Posted: Thu Apr 20th, 2017 08:36 pm
  PMQuoteReply
11th Post
Joanne DiMartino
Guest
 

Joined: Tue Apr 11th, 2017
Location:  
Status: 
Offline
I must remove the fan next month. Please contact me if interested.
Joanne

Back To Top PMQuoteReply  

 Posted: Thu Apr 20th, 2017 10:58 pm
  PMQuoteReply
12th Post
Lucas Beshara
AFCA Member


Joined: Wed Jan 25th, 2017
Location: East Texas
Status: 
Offline
Where are you located Joanne?

Back To Top PMQuoteReply

 Posted: Thu Apr 20th, 2017 11:46 pm
  PMQuoteReply
13th Post
Joanne DiMartino
Guest
 

Joined: Tue Apr 11th, 2017
Location:  
Status: 
Offline
I live in White Plains NY

Back To Top PMQuoteReply  

 Posted: Fri Apr 21st, 2017 12:06 am
  PMQuoteReply
14th Post
Tom Dreesen
AFCA Member


Joined: Fri Nov 25th, 2005
Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana USA
Status: 
Offline
Joanne DiMartino wrote: I must remove the fan next month. Please contact me if interested.
Joanne

Joanne,


You have a scarce piece of ventilating history.


That said, it doesn't translate into high value.  I don't want to see it go to the scraper, but who will want such a large unit?


If anyone offers much of anything, take it.  

Back To Top PMQuoteReply

 Posted: Fri Apr 21st, 2017 12:15 am
  PMQuoteReply
15th Post
Joanne DiMartino
Guest
 

Joined: Tue Apr 11th, 2017
Location:  
Status: 
Offline
Thank you

Back To Top PMQuoteReply  

 Posted: Fri Apr 21st, 2017 02:16 am
  PMQuoteReply
16th Post
Steve Stephens
AFCA Member


Joined: Mon Nov 14th, 2005
Location: San Anselmo, California USA
Status: 
Offline
Joanne DiMartino wrote: I live in White Plains NYI was born in White Plains in 1943 and the nearly identical house fan I mentioned earlier in this post was in our house in nearby Scarsdale about 10 miles from White Plains.   I helped Dad install it around 1949.   Could it be the same fan??    From 281 Clayton Rd, Scarsdale?   Those are fine fans.    If you really want to sell you should be open to much lower offers.  

Back To Top PMQuoteReply

 Posted: Fri Apr 21st, 2017 04:51 am
  PMQuoteReply
17th Post
Lane Shirey
AFCA Member


Joined: Wed Apr 30th, 2014
Location: Downingtown, Pennsylvania USA
Status: 
Offline
I also advised her of a realistic price. Hopefully it'll find a new home and not get scrapped. 

Back To Top PMQuoteReply  

 Posted: Fri Apr 21st, 2017 11:29 am
  PMQuoteReply
18th Post
Joanne DiMartino
Guest
 

Joined: Tue Apr 11th, 2017
Location:  
Status: 
Offline
Yes, I know Clayton Ave. I bought my 1930's White Plains home just 3 months ago and much of it is original or from the 50's. While I appreciate the vintage touches, I'm remodeling and most of the old must go. Just as I'm installing what's popular and available now, I guess in 1950, this attic fan was quite impressive and "top of the line". I will lower the price and entertain offers. I truly appreciate the help and advice from all here. I'm trying to recoup some money for my renovations and find a home for  the unique vintage items.Joanne

Back To Top PMQuoteReply

 Posted: Fri Apr 21st, 2017 04:01 pm
  PMQuoteReply
19th Post
Tom Zapf
AFCA Member
 

Joined: Tue Feb 24th, 2009
Location:  
Status: 
Offline
joanne, robin cook had contacted me about 2 weeks ago since I was close by to where you live. . I just retired this week and have been very busy. I can tell you I discussed this with another afca member and it is very interesting but like anything else rare or not, value is predicated on having a buyer.it is a large item and you have to have a place to put it or use it. I too would hate to see it go to the junker and it would be neat to have (I already have an attic fan large) in my 1920 home... is it able to be  removed in one piece? now being on the dreaded "fixed income" ten years earlier than I had intended, money is a concern. there is no way I could have approached the original asking price. I would offer a tiny fraction of that and would not want to hurt your feelings. also does the bath or kitchen have a period ventilator?  you could reach me at 917 842 2040....tom zapf

Back To Top PMQuoteReply  

 Posted: Fri Apr 21st, 2017 05:19 pm
  PMQuoteReply
20th Post
Joanne DiMartino
Guest
 

Joined: Tue Apr 11th, 2017
Location:  
Status: 
Offline
Hello. I adjusted the price to $800.  I too would hate for it to just get demolished. I am only trying to recoup some money to apply to my renovations which are costing more than anticipated. Thanks for your interest and keep in touch.
Joanne

Back To Top PMQuoteReply

 Posted: Fri Apr 21st, 2017 07:32 pm
  PMQuoteReply
21st Post
Lane Shirey
AFCA Member


Joined: Wed Apr 30th, 2014
Location: Downingtown, Pennsylvania USA
Status: 
Offline
Hello, in the interest of saving this old fan, I feel that your revised price is not even close to the range that the small handful of interested collectors would consider. Given its location and that it must be removed, transported and stored , it's just not a shining star. Regardless of its rarity. If it was a rare desk fan, this thread and your success would be FAR different. I believe several knowledgeable collectors ( I think none, or few of which have any interest in buying it by the way ) have offered realistic opinions to you in private as to its value. I don't think any of the interested parties care to pay for your remodeling project but would pay a reasonable price for the fan in order to save it. 
Hopefully you can arrive at a price that attracts the few buyers before a piece of history is demolished. 

Best luck selling it and hopefully you will find the right price and buyer.   .


Back To Top PMQuoteReply  

 Posted: Fri Apr 21st, 2017 07:42 pm
  PMQuoteReply
22nd Post
Charlie Forster
AFCA Member


Joined: Sun Jul 13th, 2014
Location:  
Status: 
Offline
open it up offers over $100.00 for 48 hours

Back To Top PMQuoteReply

Current time is 10:39 pm  
AFCA Forums > Antique Fan Collectors Association > Buy-Sell-Trade > EAGLE -PICHER whole house vintage fan -RARE Top



Beige Theme By: Di @ UltraBB
UltraBB 1.17 Copyright © 2007-2008 Data 1 Systems
Page processed in 0.1957 seconds (5% database + 95% PHP). 31 queries executed.