This is an unusual vintage blower designed to be set under a pole mounted flag to keep the flag unfurled with a" blowing in the wind" appearance. The unit is designed not to fall over or move around with a very heavy cast iron housing, weight is about 20 lbs. The electric motor provides a constant stream of air through the outlet at the top. It can be mounted vertically or horizontally. The motor is labeled as "Flag-Flyer" and the cast iron base is labeled as "The National Flag Flying Corp. Brockton Mass.". About 13" tall.