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I have what I believe to be a J W Fiske Full bodied Eagle

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I have what I believe to be a J W Fiske Full bodied Eagle weathervane. It is the most complete example I have seen yet. I have it listed for sale on ebay and would like a professionals opinion of it's worth. Thank You, Brenda ***********
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I have listed my Eagle weathervane on Ebay.com for $900
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I added more pictures. I hope this helps with your answer. Thank You
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
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Expert:  Glenda B. replied 9 months ago.

Hello

Is your Weatervane Copper?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
it is copper. I was told it is a J. W. Fiske. His weather vanes are some of America's finest, they have sold at auction at Christie's in 2001 for $13,000, Northeast Auctions $4,500, a horse and jockey sold for $24,000 in 2007 (source, www.pottsmerc.com). A J. L. Mott indian chief weather vane sold at Sothebys in 2006 for $5.84 million.
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
It may be a combination of copper & zinc.
Expert:  Glenda B. replied 9 months ago.

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Expert:  Nora replied 8 months ago.

Hello,

Could you please send the link on Ebay or the Ebay auction number. As well, have you sent images of this to the auction houses who have sold other known Fiske weather vanes that you mention above?

~Nora