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Re: Vintage Electrical Appliances
« Reply #15 on: December 24, 2016, 06:36:38 AM »
Think I may need to pay them a visit then.......


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Re: Vintage Electrical Appliances
« Reply #16 on: December 24, 2016, 06:44:45 AM »
The guy is a little odd but he's reasonable, I REALLY want the green convertible in is display but he wont sell it  >:(
But I need to go back and get some part and work on him selling a little more  :boggleeye:

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Re: Vintage Electrical Appliances
« Reply #17 on: December 24, 2016, 06:47:12 AM »
That's usually the best way to deal with these guys in my experience. Do you know what model convertible it is?

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Re: Vintage Electrical Appliances
« Reply #18 on: December 24, 2016, 07:10:07 AM »
I think it may be a 31, I didnt get it down off the shelf to check


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Re: Vintage Electrical Appliances
« Reply #19 on: June 21, 2018, 11:22:34 PM »
This arrived today.



A rather nice HMV chromed Art Deco fan heater.



These were designed by Christian Barman in 1934 and manufactured in 1938.



Regarded as a design classic, there is one in the Victoria and Albert Museum.



Another one just brought 770 on eBay.  :o

This one cost nothing like that, and after a light refurbishment and rewire, this one is going home.  :icon_nod:

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Re: Vintage Electrical Appliances
« Reply #20 on: June 22, 2018, 01:03:24 PM »
I have rebuilt several similar models Stu, but from the 50's.
Ones in bronze hammerite colour / chrome and square, mine had the old rubber mains cables, with red, black and green cables which were rotten.
main bearings on motor are usually seized, with half an inch of muck inside main body.
manage to get them all working followed with insulation / earth bond test.
The rear of the enclosure is almost identical to the ones i did, but they had a plate covering the rear and obviously holes for the air flow.
probably still in service today.
If it was assembled it can be disassembled - if we can't repair it then it probably isn't worth repairing !

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Re: Vintage Electrical Appliances
« Reply #21 on: June 22, 2018, 07:08:47 PM »
Looked at it today, the heating elements all fire up, but the fan is seized solid as you said. I've left it in our workshop to be done tomorrow.  :icon_nod:

I've got about 30 of the later type, which we are slowly remanufacturing for resale. I fancied a chrome original though.

 

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