CAST-IRON ROOSTER COUNTERBALANCE WEIGHT, ELGIN WIND POWER AND PUMP COMPANY, ELGIN, ILLINOIS.
Sold: $3,240 ($2,700)
Made for the Mogul windmill and the only known hollow rooster form. In white and red paint with finely articulated plumage, the hole for the support rod open on one side. Height 18 inches, length 20 ½ inches.
Literature: Milt Simpson and Robert Bishop, “Windmill Weights,” p. 54.