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Antique Auto Weather Vanes
Model T & Stanley Steamer

Made in the U.S.A.

The sturdy, low-priced Model T Ford (nicknamed the "Tin Lizzie" or "Flivver") was manufactured at Henry Ford's Ford Motor Co. factory at the Piquette Avenue Plant in Detroit. The first production Model T was assembled October 1, 1908. By 1914, the moving assembly line enabled Ford to produce far more cars than any other company, and by 1927 15 million Model T's had been built. It has never been proven that Henry Ford ever said, "You can paint it any color, so long as it's black." This Model T Weather Vane with lots of details is of copper and brass, but can certainly be ordered in black patina!

The Stanley, nicknamed the "Stanley Steamer", was a steam-powered automobile porduced by the Stanely Motor Carriage Co. in the early 1900's. The company was owned by twins Freelan Oscar and Francis Edgar Stanley.

Model T Ford Weather Vane
ITEM: Model T Ford Weathervane
Full-bodied
Ornament is 30" long x 14" high
Complete weathervane will stand about 3 - 3 1/2' above roof
Special Order - call for price

Stanley Steamer Auto

(Photos coming soon)

ITEM: SS 30 Stanley Steamer Weather Vane
Full-bodied
Ornament is 30" long x 14" high
Complete weathervane will stand about 3 - 3 1/2' above roof
No top - $2,210 complete
With hard top - $2,565 complete

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Each Weather Vane includes your choice of either:

With NSEW Directionals
Denninger Westervelt Banner with NSEW Directionals
  • Copper and brass weathervane ornament
  • Pair of copper globes
  • Cast brass NSEW directionals
  • Solid stainless steel rod painted black (or to upgrade to a brass sleeve covering add $75)
This is the traditional and most popular set-up for weather vanes.
OR
With a Large Globe
Denninger Westervelt Banner Weather Vane with Globe
  • Copper and brass weathervane ornament
  • One large impressive copper globe
  • Solid stainless steel rod painted black (or to upgrade to a brass sleeve covering add $75)

This style was popular from the 1700's right up to the Victorian era, and is also very striking with contemporary vanes.

Each Weather Vane comes with a standard stainless steel rod suitable for Mounting Diagram A or B:

Mounting Diagram #1
Diagram A - Headblock only

Traditional mounting of a weather vane into the solid headblock of a cupola, tower, turret or gazebo, or into the ridgepole of a roof.


This is the "old fashioned" traditional way of mounting a weather vane. It is still suitable today for smaller vanes up to 36" wide. Our basic 28 1/2" rod allows for at least 8" - 9" of rod to be wedged and caulked into a solid headblock or ridgepole, and 16" - 20" of rod exposed above the apex of roof.

Mounting Diagram #4
Diagram B - Headblock & Brace

A preferred traditional mount into the solid headblock of a cupola, tower, turret or gazebo, or into the ridgepole of a roof using a brace for extra strength.

Prepare your roof ahead with this headblock and brace system, for an easy and very secure mount. This mount is suitable for any size weather vane. Our basic 28 1/2" rod allows for at least 8" - 9"of rod inside the roof, and 16" - 20" of rod exposed above the apex of the roof. A nail is used to pin the rod to the brace. Larger sized vanes will need proportionally heavier and longer rods.

NOTE:
Installation may vary with each building.
It is very important to us that you are able to properly mount your weathervane
so you can enjoy it for generations to come.
Please contact us for mounting advice before you order - 870-204-4791
See our Mounting Diagrams for even more options.


Options:

Go to Custom Patina Page
Patina
Verdigris
or Black
Go to Custom Guilding Page
Gilding

23k Gold Leaf
Go to Add an Arrow Page
Add an Arrow
to a design

Go to Denninger Caps
Copper roof caps


Go to Custom Directionals
Custom directionals or cardinals
Go to Custom Garniture
Garniture
Go to Custom Transition Pieces
Transition pieces


Of course, we can modify anything
(yes anything) including: size, shape etc.
Just consider it a custom design.
Call Al or Beth at 870-204-4791

Shipping:

Shipped in the USA and Worldwide via UPS or best way.
Your shipping costs will only be the actual carrier charges,determined upon size and weight of packed carton(s).
Largest sizes may require a wooden crate, and item will be sent via Truck.
Call for delivery schedule - each item is individually handcrafted for you.

We use recycled and repurposed packing materials whenever possible.
Save the Earth - Recycle

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Denninger Weather Vanes & Finials, 3773 Marion County 160, Theodosia, MO. 65761 USA
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