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Lightning Rod

Lightning rods and lightning rod balls are collected. The glass balls were at the center of the rod that was attached to the roof of a house or barn to avoid lightning damage. The lightning rod has been in use since the 1700s, when Benjamin Franklin conducted his famous kite experiment.


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strkey:lightning-rod
metakey:Lightning Rod Ball
870,20081
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Price
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Pattern or Item
Ball
Category
Description
Ribbed, Red, Dated On Collar, 3 1/2 In.
Year Priced
1998

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