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Weathervanes are a very cool decoration found on many barns. They can tell about the interests of the owner and are often very colorful.
Weathervanes are most commonly used by farmers so they knew which way the wind was blowing on any given day. Weathervanes are the oldest forms of weather prediction and the name comes from the Old English word "fane" which means flag or banner. There are some indications that weathervanes are mentioned in ancient writings by the Mesopotamia over 3500 years ago. The Chinese also mention strings or flags used to to read wind direction in the 2nd Century BC. Weathervanes have been around for a very long time. For many centuries the rooster was the most common weathervane and is believed to be a papal edict that a rooster be installed on the roof of every church to recall Peter's betrayal of Jesus. Exactly when the rooster was incorporated into a weathervane is not known.
Today you can get just about anything on a weathervane, from roosters to boats to tractors to animals. The selection is endless. A weathervane is a wonderful decoration on any barn. When I bought my current house there was a very old rusty weathervane on my barn and my husband took it down and painted it. I have been offered over 100 dollars for it but will not part with it. Mine is a rooster.
The Rooster Weathervane is made of 16 gauge steel with a powder coat baked on finish. It has a ballbearing in the wind cup and has interchangable tops so you can change from a rooster to whatever you want.
The Whitehall Black 30" Rooster Accent Weathervane is hand cast,painted and finished and stands 30 inches tall so you get a really good look at it once it's on you barn.
The Rooster Garden Stake Weathervane is a 60 inch garden weathervane that easily sticks in the ground where ever you wish. It has a powder coat finish and also has interchangable tops.
The 30" Full Bodied Rooster Weathervane is a 3-D rooster instead of a flat piece of metal in the shape of a rooster.
Various Subject Weathervanes
The Dachshund & amp Butterflies Whirligig is a garden sculpture that is wind propelled like a weathervane.
The Tractor- Ford 8N Weathervane is 16 gauge steel with a powder coat baked finish with interchangable tops. Ballbearing wind cup.
The French Bulldog Weather is 16 gauge steel with a powder coat baked finish with interchanable tops and a ballbearing wind cup.
The Sailboat 46" Weathervane is hand crafted, hand painted and finished and made in the USA.
The Cresent moon Vampire Bats Metal Weathervane Garden Stake is cast in rust resistant aluminum, with a black satin finish. Great for those who love Halloween year round.
The Harley Davidson Flame Rooftop Weathervane is a perfect gift for the Harley lover in your life.
The 30" Trout Weathervane is for the fisherman. Comes with the roof mounting apparatus.
The American Flag Weathervane is awesome for those who wish to show their love of the USA. Mounting hardware is included and it is hand painted in red, white, and blue.