Here it is before:
And after some magic erasers and some elbow grease:
Works great, but there's a rattle I don't love, but it's old and it's my very first old box fan.
Here's the first fan I bought last summer for $3:
Please excuse the fact that it's a screenshot from my instagram- I couldn't find the photo anywhere else.
And finally, here's my FAVORITE fan. Seriously. It's a GE and you may have noticed it on my desk in my last post:
So that's it, my tribute to fans of yore. I leave you with this, a picture of what my love looks like in a heavy breeze not unlike the one produced by my fabulous fans, but in this case the effect was created by riding on the highway with my top down :) (no worries, I was safe when I took this photo, I was watching the road and not the camera)