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 Posted: Fri Sep 6th, 2019 09:10 pm
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Curt Davis
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J. Loyd Davis was an avid fan collector and member of the AFCA until his passing in 2011. For the FIRST TIME since Loyd's passing, more than 150 antique fans from his 30-year+ fan collection will be auctioned by his son, Randy Davis, on Ebay under the seller name:  jld-fanman

The fans will be auctioned individually on eBay every week from now through December 31, 2019.  EVERY FAN will be auctioned with NO RESERVE and will have FREE SHIPPING & INSURANCE anywhere in the Continental U.S.!!!  Link to Ebay site is here.

Below is an ad that will appear in October AFCA Fan Collector newsletter that shows some of Loyd's better fans that will be auctioned individually along with many other good quality fans in November and December.  Note a PDF of the ad is also attached to this post which has better quality images of the fans.

Loyd's widow, Patty, is now 82 years old and suffers from Dementia / Alzheimers. She is receiving excellent care at a new facility that is specifically designed for memory care. ALL PROCEEDS from the sale of every fan will go to directly to assure that she continues to receive the highest quality of care. We hope that everyone can get a fan that they will enjoy as much as Loyd did. 

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!!!





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Here is a link to there auctions.

https://www.ebay.com/sch/jld-fanman/m.html?item=233329406872&hash=item3653843398%3Ag%3AGZEAAOSw0lhdcHR5&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2562

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 Posted: Sat Sep 7th, 2019 12:29 pm
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Mark Behrend
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I have been seeing the auctions on eBay, he had acquired a lot of nice fans. Hopefully the family does well off the sale!

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 Posted: Sat Sep 7th, 2019 03:35 pm
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Steven P Dempsey
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His fans look like mine. Dusty and a bit rusty, nice.

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 Posted: Sat Sep 7th, 2019 09:46 pm
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Thanks Mark.  It was our father's wishes that the fans be sold to take care of our mom when the time came, and now is the time.  Hope you can get a fan or two that you like!

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Hey Curt. I can't wait to see some of the rarer fans in your dad's collection. Is there any way you can "whet our appetite" by posting pictures of some of the rarer fans? I think I saw a bank teller fan in the picture above and one or two fans from the 1890's!

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 Posted: Sun Sep 8th, 2019 03:46 pm
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Hi David,
In addition to the picture embedded in the post above (which is kind of fuzzy I know) I also attached a PDF that you can download which has better resolution for the photos of the 19  featured fans.

If you or anyone else would like better pictures of any of those fans then post a reply here on which one and I will post better pics when I can.

Those fans featured in the draft AFCA ad above are what we think are the best/rarest fans in the group of fans (>150) that we are auctioning in 2019.  

But we are not experts and so I encourage everyone to watch the Ebay site as we have a lot of very good fans to sell. We had to pick a good representative set of "the best" fans to include in the ad but there are many many more that we know are good, and given the wide variety it was very hard for us to decide what to include for those featured in the ad.

Thanks for your interest.

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 Posted: Sun Sep 8th, 2019 05:31 pm
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Stupid me, I didn't see the PDF. Thanks Curt. I wish you well and hope you do well so you can take good care of your dear mother.

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 Posted: Sun Sep 8th, 2019 08:42 pm
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No worries.  Still happy to post additional pics of any of those featured in the ad.

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Thanks for the pics, Curt. Those fans thus far are way above my collection goals, but I look forward to seeing the more plebeian offerings, if there are any :D

Good luck with your auctions!

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Hi Todd,  
There are many good quality fans that are for sale on Ebay now and every week until end of year.  The first batch of 20 fans will close in 2-3 days.  Link is posted in Don Tener's reply above.  We have another 10 or so ready to go live after the first batch closes.  Hope you can find something in your sweet spot.

Thanks for your interest.

Curt

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 Posted: Sun Sep 8th, 2019 11:03 pm
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I see the auction series now on eBay, and I’ll be watching the ones that catch my eye. Thanks!

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Any possibility of getting a sneak peek at the next 10? :D

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 Posted: Mon Sep 9th, 2019 01:49 pm
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We are working on it but nothing to share at the moment.

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Auctions for the first batch of 20 fans from the collection are almost done.  We sold 19 out of 20 so only 1 "no-bid" clunker in the bunch so we consider this a good result for the first set.
We appreciate the messages and support from AFCA members and especially some of the stories/reminisces about both our parents.

Also special thanks to AFCA member Jerry "brassfanman" (Ebay handle) who had sharp eyes and noticed a problem with one of the blades on the back side connection to the hub of the 12" Emerson #21666.  Because of this we were able to add a close in photo of the issue and let all bidders know of the new information so they had time to adjust their bids.  

We are learning as we go so appreciate the support and help of AFCA members.


 

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We have the next lot of 10 fans from the collection posted on Ebay.  

These 10 fan auctions will close next Wednesday evening 9/18/19.

Below is a gallery pic for 8 of the 10.  

The 12" GE Type AP and the 9" R&M Free Flag are my two favorites in the bunch and they are already getting some bids.






Last edited on Thu Sep 12th, 2019 05:08 pm by Curt Davis

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