Vintage Oscillating Fans


An oscillating fan is still a big seller at most retailers, but they all look very similar. If you want to do something a little different for your oscillating fan needs, perhaps a retro fan is a little more to your liking. We have plenty of them to choose from and yours is just waiting for you in this collection.

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Copper or Silver Retro Oscillating Fan

Copper or Silver Retro Oscillating Fan

Red Barrel Studio®

This floor height fan brings images of old-timey days to mind, with its all steel cage construction and four steel blades. Keeping a gentle breeze moving throughout your home is the main task of this floor fan, and it does it well. It’s available in two distinct colorations including stainless steel, or copper patina.

$85.48 $135

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Standing at a maximum height of 49 inches tall, this fan can be a perfect addition to any room in your home. The diameter of the blade cage is just over 18 inches and the large floor base will keep this upright fan securely standing in case it gets bumped.

Stylish Vintage Oscillating Fan

Stylish Vintage Oscillating Fan

Astoria Grand

Standing up to 49 inches tall, this stylish vintage style floor fan has a decorative base pole that resembles lamp posts of the olden days. You’ll never deal with stale air again with this 17 inch diameter copper colored oscillating floor fan moving air around your room or patio.

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Attractive Reproduction Vintage Fans

Attractive Reproduction Vintage Fans

Alcott Hill®

Looking like something out of an old private investigator movie, this reproduction vintage desk fan can be found in both stainless steel or copper colorations. It measures 19 inches tall and 11 inches in diameter to provide a gentle oscillating breeze throughout your office or any room in your home.

$80.79 $87.75

Designer Advice:

We love the sleek and stylish design on this four-bladed oscillating desk fan. The 9 inch diameter base offers a large area to prevent tipping and includes multiple rubber feet to prevent scratches on any surface you place it atop. It’s great for use in an office, den, kitchen, or any other room that needs a gentle breeze to prevent stagnant air.

Elegant Old Fashioned Fan for Desks

Elegant Old Fashioned Fan for Desks

Homevision Technology

Standing 18 inches tall, this steel desk fan offers an old fashioned vibe to any room you place it in. If you are looking for a vintage or retro style for your existing decor, this fan can fit the bill. The fan cage measures 13 inches in diameter and houses 5 steel blades to provide three speeds of airflow.

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Wall Mounted Antique Oscillating Fan

Wall Mounted Antique Oscillating Fan

Longshore Tides

If your room lacks a ceiling fan, but could still benefit from the airflow one provides, you can consider installing a wall mounted oscillating fan instead. This antique-inspired fan measures 21 inches in diameter and has three large blades to easily move air throughout the room. 

$313.04 $438

Designer Advice:

We love the aged bronze patina on this wall mounted oscillating fan, but it can also be found in a sleek stainless steel coloring as well. The aged bronze coloring really helps bring an antique feeling to the room, and both colorations can fit into a wide range of different decor styles.

Eye Catching Old Style Fan

Eye Catching Old Style Fan

Hunter Home Comfort

Available in three unique colorations including brushed nickel, onyx copper, and oil rubbed bronze, you’ll find this old-style desk fan is perfect for any room in your home. Measuring just under 18 inches tall and just over 13 inches in diameter, the four bladed design can easily move air throughout the room.


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Super charming, very old fashioned, art deco GEC electric table desk fan, made from solid brass blades with 2 speed oscillating functions. Looking super retro, I would love to see it in some wide open loft space.

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A stunning electric fan that sports the charming industrial decor and offers the simply sublime vintage turquiouse aqua finish with the slightly distressed look to it. It is also truly durable and functional, adding a breeze of fresh air to your home.

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Retro-styled electric fan that provides additional air circulation during warm days. The whole brass construction features a shiny finish, so this fan is not only practical, but it also decorates indoors.

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Quorum 92413-86, Veranda Oiled Bronze 13" Outdoor Wall Fan with Wall Control

Shoo the mosquitos and move the air with this wall-mounted veranda fan. Perfect for those summer evenings when you want to sit on the porch and watch the fireflies. It does need to be wired into the house electrical system.

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A cool retro electric table fan with 2 speeds and an oscillating head. It has a sturdy wide rectangularish foot in a grey colour, a protecting crate of metal wires and a 4-arm metal blade in creamy and white tones.

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