Probably needs oil, at least. The surface is original and shows some wear and soiling. The bottom felt is gone. The brass finish on the blades is rubbed off and scuffed (it's not solid brass). 9" tall x 7" diameter cage and 6 diameter blades.The item "6 Western Electric Desk FAN Antique Early 1900s vtg Brass-Finish Blade WORKS" is in sale since Saturday, December 28, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Kitchen & Home\Electric Fans". The seller is "detailcollector" and is located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, Japan, Canada, Australia.