Weathervanes, Whirligigs & Signs

A small selection from our inventory

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Painted tin "crescent moon shape" shop sign; "TREBLE COVE SERVICE STA". American, Mid-Century.

Size: 18" H x 35 182" W



A large painted (both sides) wooden shop sign in the form of a medal. French c. 1880.

Size: 55" H x 23" W


William the Conquer, doubled-sided painted inn sign. English c. 1840.

Size: 44" H x 31" W


Tramp House~ carved and painted trade / shop sign.  American, Mid-Century.

Size: 6" H x 15" L



A painted tin and iron Blacksmith shop sign inserted into a later wooden base (done for display). German, Late 19th Century.

Size:  19" H x 19 1/2" W



Rustic painted copper sheet and wrought iron hanging inn / pub sign. English c. 1860.

Size: 32" H x 24" W


Carved and painted "North End Dairy A. Birt Chandlers Ford; Sign. English c. 1860.

Size: 5 1/2" H x 24" L


American Moon and Stars tin sculpture /weathervane. c.1900.

Size: 17" H x 21" W (vane only)


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Amusing figure of a rabbit painted on cut sheet iron American, Early 1900's.

Size: 22" H x 22 1/2" L



Davis Floral Co; shop sign DOUBLE-SIDED. American, Early 20th Century.

Size: 15 1/2" H X 57" L



Cast iron sign "Lunt St" from Byfield MA. American, Late 19th Century.

Size: 3" H x 14" L



Painted small wood shop sign Residential Hotel. English c. 1880.

Size: 17"  H x 24" W x 3" D



Small horse weathervane (aluminum) with some bullet holes. American, Mid-Century.

Size: 8" H x 19" L (w/stand 12" H)



American fire mark with the initials F.A. painted aluminum. American, Mid-Century.

Size: 10 1/2" H x 6 3/4" W


Diminutive iron Mermaid weathervane with directional's and great surface. American c. 1910.

Size: Overall Height = 41" H Diameter - 17" D Mermaid only = 10" H x 16" L


Gilded wooden letter " P ". American, Early 1900's.

Size: 12 1/2" H x 10" W



Copper galloping horse weathervane with great surface & patina. English, Early 1900's.

Size: 17" H x 31" L


Wooden Whale Weather Vane with traces of old paint ~ Discovered on Nantucket, Massachusetts. American, Early 20th Century.

Size: 4" H x 17" L (Whale Only), 9 1/2" H (Overall height with stand)

      Click here to see a larger picture of the painted wood arrow Weathervane

Painted wood arrow weathervane with great surface on later base. American, 19th Century

Size: 35" H x 41 1/2" L


Painted and gilt-lettered "PANNEBAKER'S" double-sided rectangular sign with shaped ends with gilt lettering on a blue/green smalt ground bordered with gilt pinstriping and black paint. American, Late 19th Century.

Size: 16" H x 92 1/2" L


"Friendship" sign on wooden board possibly cradle footboard with stamped on back with "A. G. Fisher". American, Early 1900's.

Size: 10 3/4" H x 14 1/2" W x 3/4" D


"You scream, I scream, we all scream for Ice Cream!" ~ American 1930's Ice Cream trade sign.

Size: 7" H x 20 1/8" L



Cape Cod "fish" Trade Sign. American, Mid-Century.

Size: 6" H x 13 3/4" L


Mid-Century"No Dancing Please"reversed painting / textured mirror framed sign. American.

Size: 12 5/8" H x 20 1/4" W x 3/4" D



"Mallard in Flight" ~ wood & Zinc weathervane. American c. 1950-60's.

Size: 20 1/2" H x 17" W x 20" D (wing span)


Good surface copper banner weathervane on iron stand. American, Late 19th Century.

Size: 30" H x 49" W


United States Army Military District of Washington ~ painted oval plaque with the Washington Monument and crossed sword against a blue background within a red border. American, 1940's.

Size: 18" H x 12" W x 1/2" D



"Select Room" painted double sided sign possibly from an inn or hotel. English.

Size: 5 1/4" H x 14 1/2" L x 3/4" D



Stamped bronze sign, "Dr. H. W. Adams DENTIST". American, Early 20th Century.

Size: 10" H x 24" W


Bicycle rider ~ unusual figural whirligig ~ the propellers activate a man riding a bicycle. American, Early 20th Century.

Size: 22 1/2" H x 20" L


Black Americana figural whirligig of a man dancing (jigger) to the accompaniment of a stomping leg & strumming banjo player.  American, Early 20th Century.

Size: 17" H x 19" L x 10" W



Indian in a Canoe Whirligig ~ American, early 20th Century. The man with paddle arms wearing a headdress also with glass eye & old surface.

Size: 12" H x 31" L


Carved & painted small Indian whirligig with paddles sitting inside a canoe. American, Early 1900's.

Size: 13 1/4" H x 12" L


Double-sided shapely panel carved & painted with birds & leaves, carved and painted swags and a central star etched mirror. American, Early 1900's.

Size: 25" H x 18" W


An interesting whirligig of a black man with paddles shaped and colored as watermelon wedges (found in Mississippi). American, 1930's

Size: 20" H (arms extended 28" H)


Carved & painted figure of an African American gentleman whirligig. Late 19th Century.

Size: 21" H x 6 1/4" W



"Mr. HAPPY" ~ Carved & painted articulated jigger. American c. 1930.

Size: 18" H


Rare townscape reverse glass mirror. American c. 1815

Size: 20 1/2" H x 11 1/8" W x 1" D




Leatherwood Antiques,  Post Office Box 1676,  Sandwich, MA 02563 ~  508-420-1433