Rooster Copper Farmhouse Weathervane
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Without doubt our copper Rooster cannot be surpassed by any other merchant . The overall fitted height of 1030mm shows off this magnificent bird.
For centuries, weather vanes have been relied upon to indicate the direction of the wind in order to predict weather patterns. Today, although still fully functional, weather vanes are also used as decorative accents.
Our Farmhouse weather vanes are the perfect complement for any home, garden or cupola. Handcrafted of pure copper and brass by skilled artisans, this weather vane is a work of art.
Apart from traditional cardinals for the UK (NSEW) we can supply alternative cardinal arms for France (NSEO), Italy (NSEO), Holland (NZOW), Spain (NSEO) and Germany (NSOW) - please ring for details
Rooster 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
Overall dimensions of assembled weather vane:-
- Width - Body width 55mm ( 2 inches)
- Length of body - beak to tail feather 520mm (20.5 inches)
- Arrow length tip to end of tail feather 675mm (26.5 inches)
- Total assembled height on stem excluding bracket 1030mm (40.5 inches)
- Cardinal Points (NSEW) Length 440mm (17 inches) Height 80 mm (3 inches)
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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