WELCOME TO INVALUABLE
Be the first to know about
the latest online auctions.
Please enter a valid email address (name@host.com)
Sign Up »
PS: We value your privacy
Thank you!
 
 
Want to learn more
about online auctions?
Take a Quick Tour »
 

Weathervanes & Lightning Rods

Situated atop architectural structures, weathervanes and lightning rods often serve both functional and decorative purposes. As indicators of wind direction and strength, weathervanes are usually in motion, drawing the attention of passersby. Likewise, lightning rods are positioned atop the highest point of the building and often visible from great distances. Because of their heightened visibility, these architectural elements are prime opportunities for eye-catching ornamentation.

Weathervanes were used in ancient Greece, where they often took the form of deities, especially Poseidon, god of the sea, and Boreas, god of the north wind. During the 9th century A.D., weathervanes across Europe began to display roosters, suns, and stars, which were popular symbols widely used in emblems... Read more

Items in Weathervanes & Lightning Rods

Get alerts on future weathervanes & lightning rods for sale »
Sort By:    
Lot  Black Powder Coated Weather Vanes, Lantern

April 21, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Stamford, CT, USA

$20 (starting bid)

Bid now »
Vintage Large Copper Decorative American Eagle Weathervane 23 Inch Wingspan

April 21, 2018, 9:00 AM PST
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA

$400 (starting bid)

Bid now »
Folky lighting rod and cow weathervane

April 21, 2018, 12:00 PM EST
East Moriches, NY, USA

$75 (2 bids)

Bid now »
Folk Art iron airplane weathervane

April 21, 2018, 12:00 PM EST
East Moriches, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

Bid now »
Folk art sheet metal weathervane of Long Island

April 21, 2018, 12:00 PM EST
East Moriches, NY, USA

$75 (starting bid)

Bid now »
19th century full bodied gilt copper rooster

April 21, 2018, 12:00 PM EST
East Moriches, NY, USA

$150 (starting bid)

Bid now »
Small copper full bodied eagle weathervane

April 21, 2018, 12:00 PM EST
East Moriches, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

Bid now »
Painted sheet metal setter weathervane

April 21, 2018, 12:00 PM EST
East Moriches, NY, USA

$200 (1 bid)

Bid now »
Full bodied running horse weathervane

April 21, 2018, 12:00 PM EST
East Moriches, NY, USA

$100 (2 bids)

Bid now »
(11) DECORATIVE COPPER LOT, ROOSTER WEATHERVANE

April 22, 2018, 10:00 AM CST
Austin, TX, USA

$80 (1 bid)

Bid now »
Folk Art Weathervane, Painted Iron Lady w Spyglass

April 22, 2018, 12:00 PM EST
New York, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

Bid now »
Early 20th c. Locomotive Weathervane

April 22, 2018, 1:00 PM EST
Philadelphia, PA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

Bid now »
Large copper rooster weather vane

April 22, 2018, 3:00 PM PST
Scotts Valley, CA, USA

$120 (starting bid)

Bid now »
Full-bodied copper weathervane of a running horse, Late 19th

April 25, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Philadelphia, PA, USA

$750 (starting bid)

Bid now »
Large copper and cast zinc weathervane of running horse

April 25, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Philadelphia, PA, USA

$1,250 (starting bid)

Bid now »
Large full-bodied copper weathervane of running horse

April 25, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Philadelphia, PA, USA

$1,000 (starting bid)

Bid now »
Gilded full-bodied copper and cast-iron running horse weathervane, 19th century

April 25, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Philadelphia, PA, USA

$500 (starting bid)

Bid now »
Full-bodied copper weathervane of a rooster, Late 19th century

April 25, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Philadelphia, PA, USA

$400 (starting bid)

Bid now »
Copper eagle weathervane.

April 27, 2018, 11:00 AM CST
St. Charles, IL, USA

$400 (starting bid)

Bid now »
19th c New England weathervane pattern

April 27, 2018, 9:45 PM EST
Williston, VT, USA

$100 (starting bid)

Bid now »
19th c painted tin chicken weathervane

April 27, 2018, 9:45 PM EST
Williston, VT, USA

$100 (starting bid)

Bid now »
20th c sheet iron Indian weathervane

April 27, 2018, 9:45 PM EST
Williston, VT, USA

$50 (starting bid)

Bid now »
Selenite Tower

April 28, 2018, 8:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$5 (starting bid)

Bid now »
A full-bodied zinc weathervane of a pigeon, late 19th/early 20th century

April 29, 2018, 2:00 PM EST
Philadelphia, PA, USA

$500 (1 bid)

Bid now »