In 1782, the eagle became the official emblem of the new American Union. Today he spreads out his broad wings over the rooftop of smaller structures, sheds, and gazebos. For over 35 years Good Directions Pure Copper Weathervanes have been unsurpassed in style, quality, and durability – perfect for the house-proud homeowner. Bring The Joy of Outdoor Living℠ to your home with this heirloom-quality piece. Easy-to-assemble and install. Includes an all-weather Roof Mount and assembly rod, solid brass 11"L directionals and copper globes. The pure copper will age naturally over time.