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 Posted: Fri May 16th, 2014 09:58 pm
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Tim Marks


Joined: Sat Sep 1st, 2012
Location: Bethlehem, PA
George Durbin wrote: The kidney is soo shiny I cant see the six blades! Any one have a NOS kidney still in an unopened box? Preservation? restoration? We are all dancing around the the answer here. I have a question for Tim and Steve or any one with an opinion... If you have a kidney preserved like the 2-star. And both kidneys setting next to each other on a table at a garage sale. Which one would you price higher?  Or would you price them the same? How would you explain the difference between them? I think both will last a hunnert years?  Right?

I believe without a doubt that if both the fans I pictured above were equal fans, let's say both of them were six-wing kidney fans, that the restored one would sell for considerably higher than the unrestored one. 

I'm willing to say even $1k for the restored one and $500 for the unrestored one. Just a guess based on ebay values in the past.

I think this is an example of more common fans being worth more money restored. The same is not necessarily true with ultra rare fans.


Last edited on Fri May 16th, 2014 09:58 pm by Tim Marks