This is the new Weems and Plath Stormglass. This can sit on a shelf or bookcase or it can be screwed into position with the enclosed brass screws. A great improvement on a timeless item. If you have any questions about this or other products we carry please call us toll free at 800.236.7625. We are a family owned business and appreciate your business. We will be happy to accept your order over the telephone.