Landing Duck Copper Farmhouse Weathervane
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The final approach to the pond at twilight. It's a beautiful sight, one you can enjoy everyday with this handsome, well-crafted wild fowl made in copper and brass.
This favourite landing duck is not just functional but an artisan made piece of art and enhances any home, garage, cupola or garden.
With a wing span of 600mm (24inches) and a total assembled height of 1000mm (39 inches) this weathervane makes an impressive statement wherever it is fitted
Apart from traditional cardinals for the UK (NSEW) we can supply alternative cardinal arms for France, Italy and Spain (NSEO), Holland (NZOW), Germany (NSOW) - please contact us to make the free of charge substitution.
Duck feature and spacer balls are made from quality copper and brazed together by hand.
Cardinal points (NSEW) are made from cast brass.
Steel assembly rod for strength and durability. Can be extended for additional height (see accessories)
Polished copper develops an attractive patina over time, polished brass will discolour in time
Standard 125mm (5inch) Eave bracket is supplied - other style brackets available, please see fitting options or ring for advice.
Overall dimensions of assembled weather vane:-
- Width - wing tip to wing tip 600mm (24 inches)
- Length of body - beak to tail feather 460mm (18 inches)
- Total assembled height on stem excluding bracket 1000mm (39inches)
- Cardinal Points (NSEW) Length 440mm (17 inches) Height 80 mm (3 inches)
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Copper is used on our 3D ranges (heads and spacers) offering timeless quality with corrosion-free durability. This precious metal naturally achieves a verdigris effect over a period of time. A lacquer spray can be used to prolong the polished effect and delay the development of the natural patina. The 3D bodies are handcrafted from beaten copper sections and brazed. The brazing will be visible, but this does not tend to detract from the overall good looks of our copper weathervanes.
Cast brass fittings are used for the cardinal points (NSEW) on our 3D polished copper weathervanes.
Steel is used for the rotation rods and standard bracket mount on the 3D weathervanes. The steel is coated with an exterior quality powder coat paint for extended life.
The weathervane rods and mounts are coated with an exterior quality powder coat paint which protects the steel and offers a durable finish. You can expect this finish to look good for quite some time! For extended life, we suggest giving the mount a coat of Hammerite paint.
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