1950’s Vintage Turquoise Fan

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My new thrifty $5 find is this Vintage Dominion Turquoise Fan.
 I have seen this same fan on Etsy for $85 so I feel like I got quite a bargain.
It works perfectly, and has all the quirks of a retro item.
 I am currently using it in my office since it is still in the 90’s here.
 It has the old plug that you are afraid to use thinking it may start a fire, and it has those dangerous blades that can cut your fingers off when turning, it makes a racket when it oscillates, and it’s all part of its charm.
I love my new old fan.


  1. says

    Sweet find Dawn. It has great color. I have a wee little Zero fan I paid $5.00 for too and I would love to have three of them to display together one day.

  2. says

    I love your new treasure also…got a tickle when you said the blades look like they will cut your finger off,I remember that very same thing said to us while growing up,we would get real close to the fan and sing into the blades and it would make a funny sound,I remember mama sayn’ yall better quit playn’ around that fan it’s cut your noses off…..tehehehe…we must have listen because we all still have out noses.

  3. says

    What a find! I have been looking for one or such a long time and such a steal. Love it!

  4. says

    It’s perfectly charming, Dawn! I remember having those & the constant warning from any adult around to not get too close or you might lose your finger or nose — yeah, no wonder I’m such a “twitchy” person….lol!


  5. says

    I love it! Great color and great price! What a fun find!

    Enjoy your weekend!

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