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|Sold brass lightning rod with ruby red ball marked GEO. E. THOMPSON LIGHTNING ROD CO.|
|W.C. Shinn Amber Belted lightning rod ball with both caps|
|The Glass ball is light purple with some bubbles. The vane seems to have been guilded or gold leafed on both ends, as quite a bit is still visable. Overall length is about 28 inches. The tail is about 8 inches longest point and about 4 3/4 at the widest point. The arrow is about 5 inches long and 2 1/2 at the widest point. The ball is about 4 1/2 inches by 4 inches.|
|Cobalt blue ball embossed ELECTRA with lightning bolts.|
|Ruby red ball by George Thompson, circa 1930.|
|Complete weather vane with light blue blue, metal arrow, and red glass sunburst at other end.|
|SAGE green diamond quilt lightning rod ball|
|Geo. E. Thompson Lightning Co. of Minnesota, the most famous lightning rod co. in the world. The two metal end caps are stamped "GEO. E. Thompson Lightning Rod Company.|
|Bright crimson red Diddie Blitzen Lightning Rod Ball. This is the brighter red old version with very strong embossing DIDDIE BLITZEN.|
|Clear sun-colored amethyst glass smaller Lightning rod ball. Half way between collars around ball are lightly embossed words PAT.JULY 1878. This ball measures 4" wide x 4 5/8" tall. This is a Canadian ball.|
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