LARGE HALEYS COMET SHOOTING STAR
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 LARGE HALEYS COMET SHOOTING STAR



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THIS IS A VERY UNIQUE HAND MADE COPPER & IRON WEATHER VANE MOLDED IN THE FORM OF A SHOOTING STAR,CALLED HALEYS COMET. IT IS DOUBLE SIDED WITH A 6 POINT STAR WITH FLAMING TAILS. THE STAR IS MADE OF MOLDED COPPER ON THE BEVEL FOR EACH POINT. THE SPIRE FINIAL IS 48" TALL AND THE COMET IS 77" LONG AND 77" TALL. IT COMES WITH 2 FLOOR STANDS AS WELL AS A WALL MOUNT. DATES TO C. 1840-50. IT HAS AN OLD WEATHERED VERDIGRIS SURFACE. A UNIQUE PIECE THAT MAKES A VISUAL STATEMENT. IT WAS MADE TO ORDER FOR THE FRIST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, JIM THORPE,PA. IT CAN BE DISPLAYED IN A ROOM WITH 8 FOOT CEILINGS WITH ONE OF THE FLOOR STANDS THAT WAS MADE FOR THIS PURPOSE. IT IS ILLUSTRATED IN THE NEW BOOK: AMERICAN WEATHERVANES, ROBERT SHAW.    

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