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“ready”, recently submitted to our photo group by kaylovesvintage
Never seen a fan like this one by Itho, a Dutch company that doesn’t seem to make consumer products anymore. Pity.
See also: Erres Fan
I really like these fans. There have been a few of these featured here and now I want one. I wish I had thought about these before we moved to CHile I would have bough one. Oh well…
i like that design.
it probably hasnt been seen in the States b/c theres kids all over Holland w/o hands, and we like hands. ;)
Like my x boyfriend – SOOO cute but SOOO dangerous…
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