Tokyo Shibaura 12" Chrome Blade, 4 speed, oscillating fan. Catalog Number C-7032, Serial 5092435, Circa 1948

A collection of images from a reconditioned antique electric fan. Tokyo Shibaura was later to become Toshiba. The fan is mostly original including the cord and paint job. There is some difficulty in determining when this fan was actually manufactured. Some sources place date of manufacture during World War II; however, there is some doubt that it was made during this time period. The fan body is heavy cast aluminum, but the motor housing and blade cage is cast steel. The blade is chrome plate over a solid brass blade. Runs quietly on all four speeds. Paint job is 85% original with minor touchup blended reasonably well.

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Valued in the range of $80 - $130.