Is there anything Ben Franklin didn't invent? Bifocals, odometers, swim fins, political cartoons, batteries, Franklin stoves and, of course, the first lightning rod were all results of Franklin's ingenuity.
Antique architectural salvage farmhouse barn rooftop cupola metal lightning rod with spire, cast iron directional weathervane arrow, opaque blue glass ball, and tripod mounting stand. 25" x 71" x 15 1/2" square overall
Just over halfway through the run of 4,007 examples in 1994, came this 1994 Ford F-150 SVT Lightning. This is one to watch if a person is into the first-generation SVT Lightning as much as I am. This example can be found here on eBay in Williamsburg, Virginia. The current bid price is $5,800 as...
Fantastic folky oversized 19th century mustard over copper Lightning rod ball on a professional iron stand. The base is a plank of original work that the rod was placed in when made. This is so rare to see this big of a Lightning rod that is not bent. The condition is very good. Great patina.
A very nice Victorian lightning rod made of a wrought iron tripod base and a slender copper rod pole with original glass ball, circa 1920s. The piece is in good vintage condition with beautiful verdigris patina on the rod.