Results 1 - - Vintage vtg 1940 's Fan General Electric GE Vortalex PROJECT AS IS. PROJECT FAN. Fan turns on and runs but you have to mess with the switch a little bit. The blade guard is bent up in a few . Vintage Used Fan Art Deco Retro GE General Electric Metal Wire Cage FHW21. Model # FHW21. The only .The Vortalex 12" and 10" models acquired the cardboard base used on all Standards since 1937. Early-1949 16" Vortalex fans used-on plastic switches, but during the year they were replaced by the snap-in switches of the 12" models. The 24" pedestal continued, and was finished in "Gray Mist" as all the rest of the .Your fan has an older incorrect GE Whiz blade and would have had a deeply pitched 3 wing blade that was polished aluminum. That fan is Steve Stephens wrote: So this WAS Quiet Blade or Vortalex fan Austin? Two different cages were used on these fans, the other one had "S-wires and was earlier..This GE fan re.s an era of simple pleasures in which a glof ice cold lemonade and a cool breeze were all you needed on a summer day. See More. General Electric Vintage Fan Ge Vortalex Fm10v21 Oscillating Fan 2 S.d Xlnt Used Vintage 1950 's Westinghouse Mobilaire black adjustable floor fan, Cat..