Inspired by Thomas Jefferson's notable prowess for mechanical invention, this Brass Jeffersonian Rain Gauge is sure to catch the eye of guests and visitors. This extraordinary outdoor rain gauge is functional while offering an artistic accent to a favorite garden retreat. Cast in solid brass, glass and stainless steel, this durable weather instrument will provide a lifetime of service and intrigue. It uses a mechanical float and lever design to measure up to 5" of rain in 1/5" increments. The attractive dial face has large numerals for easy reading at a distance. This rain gauge will also turn into the wind to ensure the most accurate measurement or it may be tightened down to a fixed location. Included with each Jeffersonian gauge is a pressure treated wooden stake for ground installation, as well as half a stake for mounting on a post, fence or deck rail if desired. Since this gauge does have a living brass finish it will patina beautifully with age without the worry of peeling, flaking or rusting. The traditional beauty of its antique patina will complement any home's exterior, lawn or patio. Interesting to watch, this Jeffersonian rain gauge is sure to entertain young and old minds. A unique gift for any history buff or weather enthusiast.
• Solid Brass Rain Gauge With Jeffersonian Style • Brass, glass and stainless steel • Mechanical float and lever design • Large, easy-to-read dial • Functional, yet artistic, garden ornament