Wednesday, January 6, 2016


Letter Z is always a difficult one to find. However, I remembered that we have a vintage fan on our dresser.

Isn't it true that anything made years ago holds up so much longer? Take cars for instance, it would take a lot to damage an old 1950 chevy!!

These fans are being made today which are replicas but this one we have had since the 1960's.
The Hunter-Zepher company was found in the 1880's and that's all I could find out about it. Today the name Zepher has been dropped and it's the Hunter Co.

It's not for decoration, we use it every night to sleep.

Linking with ABC WEDNESDAY

Stay cool!!!



Deanna said...

That's so cooool!
Yes a pun on words.
Like the fan and I agree, I think the older made items have a better chance of outlasting the newer.
All by design.

Melody Steenkamp said...

a double coole entry, very good choice

Have a nice abc-day / -week
♫ M e l ☺ d y ♫ <abc-e-team)

carol l mckenna said...

Creative post and photos for Z!

Wishing you a Happy Week ~ ^_^

Joy said...

Yes things were built to last back then. Nice to have a soft zephyr blowing.

photowannabe said...

there is a lot of monetary value to your old fan, especially since the name has changed.
I love the design of it and glad you still use it.

Carol Z said...

Creative Z. My last name begins with a Z and I spell it all the time. I think I've said "Z as in zebra..." a million times.

mrsnesbitt said...

I always find myself reading other people's posts and wondering why I didn't choose what they did. We had a Zephyr motorbike and travelled France on it. Next round perhaps.

Denise ABC Team

Su-sieee! Mac said...

That's a beautiful fan. I've often thought that that the first of any thing was built to last. I had a Powercomputing Mac-clone that I used for over 10 years. Today, I'm fortunate if my computer doesn't go belly-up after 3 years.
The View from the Top of the Ladder

Kate Neal Virginia Ann Hargis said...

zepher or sefan,

very powerful.

Leslie: said...

You'd have to be VERY careful not to let anything (like a finger) get in there while the fan is running! Cool post! Pardon the pun...

abcw team

Roger Owen Green said...

and it crates a zephyr!

Wandering Wren said...

I couldn't resist stopping by Ann whilst you have the fan going....! Tonight we don't, but tomorrow we will as it's getting really hot :) Your fan looks iconic :)
Happy New Year
Wren x

Annesphamily said...

I really love this fan! I remember my folks having a fan like this. It is true, nothing is made to last today, so sad. Great Z post Ann!

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