Vintage Yellow and Black Fan from The Sunday Times Market, $65. 2 - Vintage Electric Fan Superlectric Metallic Blue from 7BC, $46. 3 - Large Turquoise fan 1950s from Hold the Wire Vintage, $95. 4 - I'm A Vintage Fan No.2 from Old Crow Farm, $65. 5 - Refurbished Holmes Oscillating Electric Fan from Fishbone Deco, $48.
If retro style is your thing, but vintage mechanical parts and fraying cords aren't, this Allaire Desk Fan in Brushed Nickel from Restoration Hardware might be more up your alley. Priced from from $99 to $149 depending on size, the oscillating fan made with solid steel construction is also available in black.