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Three Insulators From Germany



Brown tramp in center embossed:              
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Research Division



Dear Mrs. Harned,

My husband and I recently acquired an insulator which we believe to be a companion to Chambers C.D. 432. It is identical to the one described by Milholland, except ours shows the following embossing on the crown opposite the side with the vertical groove: PATENT / DEC. 19, 1871

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The Australian Overland Telegraph Line

   by Fred and Mary Sue Gifford


As has been the case in America, the early achievements of Postal engineers and others in developing communications between the isolated communities of the Commonwealth of Australia are fascinating and instructive to all interested in the art of telecommunication. However, perhaps none is more interesting and ...                    [more]


Refuting Misleading Article

   by Ray Bryan, Information Director (NIA)



The above line of a familiar song just about sums up my feelings about the recent article published in the Old Bottle Magazine as a reprint from the Wall Street Journal. It was not too long ago that the Wall Street Journal ...                    [more]


Thirty Two Different Insulators From Mexico




  • TEXCOCO 45               EMERALD GREEN
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Porcelain Insulator News

   by Jack H. Tod


Preferably direct porcelain news items and questions directly to Jack H. Tod, 3427 N. 47th Place, Phoenix, Ariz. 85018. All mail will be answered if reply stamp is enclosed, and the most newsworthy items and questions of general interest will be published as space permits.

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