The Conant VRG7LFB Livng Brass Finish Jeffersonian Rain Gauge is a practical instrument that can also serve as art or décor in your favorite outdoor space. The intriguing brass Jeffersonian Rain Gauge is a statement maker. Inspired by Thomas Jefferson’s affinity for invention, this unique device uses a float and lever design to measure up to 5″ of rain in 1/5″ increments. As rain fills the vial of the Jeffersonian Rain Gauge, the red ball rises, consequently causing the steel arm to climb up the 5 inch scale.
The brass Jeffersonian Rain Gauge includes a pressure treated wooden stake for ground installation and a hanger bolt for mounting on a deck or other desired location. The rain gauge is crafted from brass, glass and stainless steel. (Glass vial not to be left out in freezing temperatures.) Quality construction with a lifetime guarantee!