Weather Vanes

Weather vanes were used in seventeenth-century Boston. The direction of the wind was an indication of coming weather, important to the seafaring and farming communities. By the mid-nineteenth century, commercial weather vanes were made of metal. Many were shaped like animals. Ethan Allen, Dexter, St. Julian, are famous horses that were depicted. Today's collectors often consider weather vanes to be examples of folk art, even though they may not have been handmade. Deacon Shem Drowne was the first documented American weather vane maker who created the famous grasshopper vane on top of the Faneuil Hall in Boston. 

SimpleXMLElement Object
(
    [ack] => Success
    [version] => 1.12.0
    [timestamp] => 2014-04-23T16:01:53.612Z
    [searchResult] => SimpleXMLElement Object
        (
            [@attributes] => Array
                (
                    [count] => 4
                )

            [item] => Array
                (
                    [0] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 271461053620
                            [title] => LEAPING HORSE OVER FENCE WEATHERVANE
                            [globalId] => EBAY-US
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 37918
                                    [categoryName] => Weathervanes & Lightning Rods
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs1.ebaystatic.com/m/mYUXcURiQ3RBTMqGc7S8XtA/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=weather-vanes&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=271461053620
                            [paymentMethod] => PayPal
                            [autoPay] => false
                            [postalCode] => 41018
                            [location] => Erlanger,KY,USA
                            [country] => US
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingServiceCost] => 75.0
                                    [shippingType] => Flat
                                    [shipToLocations] => US
                                    [expeditedShipping] => false
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 3
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 2550.0
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 2550.0
                                    [bidCount] => 8
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P0DT0H9M29S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => false
                                    [startTime] => 2014-04-20T16:11:22.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2014-04-23T16:11:22.000Z
                                    [listingType] => Auction
                                    [gift] => false
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => true
                            [galleryPlusPictureURL] => http://galleryplus.ebayimg.com/ws/web/271461053620_1_0_1.jpg
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                    [1] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 191138745509
                            [title] => Lot 3 Antique Copper Spear Weathervane/Lightning Rod Ball Holders Stands Vtg NR
                            [globalId] => EBAY-US
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 37918
                                    [categoryName] => Weathervanes & Lightning Rods
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs2.ebaystatic.com/m/m65gDRjU6FGbLOiEDsOSihQ/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=weather-vanes&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=191138745509
                            [paymentMethod] => PayPal
                            [autoPay] => false
                            [postalCode] => 53811
                            [location] => Hazel Green,WI,USA
                            [country] => US
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingType] => Calculated
                                    [shipToLocations] => Worldwide
                                    [expeditedShipping] => true
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 1
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 62.0
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 62.0
                                    [bidCount] => 11
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P0DT2H24M47S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => false
                                    [startTime] => 2014-04-16T18:26:40.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2014-04-23T18:26:40.000Z
                                    [listingType] => Auction
                                    [gift] => false
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => true
                            [galleryPlusPictureURL] => http://galleryplus.ebayimg.com/ws/web/191138745509_1_0_1.jpg
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                    [2] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 111331647090
                            [title] => Running Horse Weathervane With Gold Leaf Paint Finish.
                            [globalId] => EBAY-US
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 37918
                                    [categoryName] => Weathervanes & Lightning Rods
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs3.ebaystatic.com/m/mGUt9P6Yg25do-U5A6wBv_Q/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=weather-vanes&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=111331647090
                            [paymentMethod] => PayPal
                            [autoPay] => false
                            [postalCode] => 06488
                            [location] => Southbury,CT,USA
                            [country] => US
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingServiceCost] => 20.0
                                    [shippingType] => Flat
                                    [shipToLocations] => US
                                    [expeditedShipping] => false
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 2
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 199.99
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 199.99
                                    [bidCount] => 0
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P0DT2H37M2S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => true
                                    [buyItNowPrice] => 325.0
                                    [convertedBuyItNowPrice] => 325.0
                                    [startTime] => 2014-04-20T18:38:55.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2014-04-23T18:38:55.000Z
                                    [listingType] => AuctionWithBIN
                                    [gift] => false
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => false
                            [galleryPlusPictureURL] => http://galleryplus.ebayimg.com/ws/web/111331647090_1_0_1.jpg
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                    [3] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 331180706261
                            [title] => Antique Large Copper Running Horse Weathervane / Folk Art  - Late 1800's
                            [globalId] => EBAY-US
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 37918
                                    [categoryName] => Weathervanes & Lightning Rods
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs2.ebaystatic.com/m/miNOGFXQSPOtHurEDkSHRNA/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=weather-vanes&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=331180706261
                            [paymentMethod] => PayPal
                            [autoPay] => false
                            [postalCode] => 81001
                            [location] => Pueblo,CO,USA
                            [country] => US
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingServiceCost] => 35.0
                                    [shippingType] => FlatDomesticCalculatedInternational
                                    [shipToLocations] => Array
                                        (
                                            [0] => US
                                            [1] => CA
                                            [2] => GB
                                            [3] => AU
                                            [4] => AT
                                            [5] => BE
                                            [6] => FR
                                            [7] => DE
                                            [8] => IT
                                            [9] => JP
                                            [10] => ES
                                            [11] => CH
                                            [12] => NL
                                            [13] => HK
                                            [14] => MX
                                            [15] => DK
                                            [16] => RO
                                            [17] => SK
                                            [18] => BG
                                            [19] => CZ
                                            [20] => FI
                                            [21] => HU
                                            [22] => LV
                                            [23] => LT
                                            [24] => MT
                                            [25] => EE
                                            [26] => GR
                                            [27] => PT
                                            [28] => CY
                                            [29] => SI
                                            [30] => SE
                                            [31] => KR
                                            [32] => ID
                                            [33] => ZA
                                            [34] => IE
                                            [35] => PL
                                            [36] => IL
                                            [37] => NZ
                                            [38] => SG
                                            [39] => NO
                                        )

                                    [expeditedShipping] => false
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 2
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 950.0
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 950.0
                                    [bidCount] => 0
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P0DT4H37M14S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => true
                                    [buyItNowPrice] => 1425.0
                                    [convertedBuyItNowPrice] => 1425.0
                                    [startTime] => 2014-04-18T20:39:07.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2014-04-23T20:39:07.000Z
                                    [listingType] => AuctionWithBIN
                                    [gift] => false
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => false
                            [galleryPlusPictureURL] => http://galleryplus.ebayimg.com/ws/web/331180706261_1_0_1.jpg
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                )

        )

    [paginationOutput] => SimpleXMLElement Object
        (
            [pageNumber] => 1
            [entriesPerPage] => 4
            [totalPages] => 44
            [totalEntries] => 176
        )

    [itemSearchURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=4&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=weather-vanes&lgeo=1&mpre=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fsch%2Fi.html%3FLH_Auction%3D1%26_nkw%3DWeather%2BVanes%26_ddo%3D1%26_ipg%3D4%26_mcats%3D870%257C20081%26_pgn%3D1%26_sop%3D1
)
strkey:weather-vanes
metakey:Weather Vanes
870,20081
eBay Auctions
Sorted By               
(Weather Vanes | Folk Art & Ethnic Price Guide) eBay Auctions

   

Details
Price
Login / Create Account for Price
Pattern or Item
Category
Description
Year Priced