Rare Levelle 'Birdwing' Ornate Retractable Blade Fans

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This was the first ever retractable blade ceiling fan to exist in history and an amazing example of Industrial ingenuity. Made from the 1920s-1930s. When the fan turns on, the centrifugal force causes the blades to extend outwards until fully opened, when turned off, the blades will slowly huddle back into the centre, hiding behind the light. In the closed position the diameter is 16 inches. With the blades out it will be 32 inches. They have been cleaned, serviced and rewired. We have a matching pair. They are priced per and you can buy the pair or just one.

Details

  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    16 in. H
    41 cm H
  • Diameter
    16
  • Seller Location
    Peekskill, NY
  • Number of Items
    2
  • Reference Number
    LU88386874733
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2009

Typical response time: 2 hours

Located in Peekskill, NY

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