Fasco "Worlds Fair" ceiling fans*, models 948 and 962. These are ornate 6 blade ceiling fans with variable speed control. I actually like these more than Tara fans but Tara fans have more sentimental value. Here is a picture:
This next fan is an early Casablanca ceiling fan known as the Columbia 500. I actually like all pre-1980 Casablanca ceiling fans, but this model is especially unique, note the blades:
Nutone made a ceiling fan in 1979 called the Verandah**. Rather than a conventional motor it used "friction drive" motor which was not reliable. This model has an optional light attachment:
Hunter is well known for it's cast iron Original ceiling fans. They made a version in the 70s and early 80s known as the "Adaptaire". This model has manually reversible blades at the turn of a key on the motor. Note the picture:
Lastly, there is one other fan I am quite interested in, and much like the earlier part of my "Tara Quest" Saga, I have not yet identified or located any of this model.
Pictures are and information are available here:
View the unidentified fan