Weather-House #67

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Weather Houses
Weather-House in the Bavarian House Style.
In stock - worldwide delivery
Retail price: 54,00 USD
42.79 USD incl.0% VATplus shipping

How does a weather-house work?
A weather-house is a traditional form of a hygrometer. Depending on the humidity, one of two figures peeks out of the house while the other one disappears inside. Usually, the woman (sun women) means good weather and the man (rain man) means bad weather. The movement is guided by a piece of animal intestine (catgut), which is very sensitive to humidity. In order to function properly, the weather-house must be placed somewhere well exposed to air. Many weather-houses also include a thermometer.

Manufacturer Trenkle
Weight net:1 kg
Weight gross:2 kg
Height:18 cm/7.1 inch
Width:21 cm/8.3 inch
Depth:8.5 cm/3.3 inch
Origin Made in Germany

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