|George: I have seen fans have been cleaned and polished sell more money than "as found" -- I have also have seen it go the other way. Any fan that I have has had the paint cleaned and waxed to preserve the paint for the next collector/owner and so own. Enclosed is a photo of quart jar of Patina scraped from an Emerson Tripod Blade. You Emerson collectors may purchase the patina (jar included) for $29.95. See photo of Jar and the Emerson TriPod Blade - took a long time to get these blades back to factory condition.
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