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More Mexican Insulators

   by William J. Hill


(This is a continuation from the December 1973 issue and the April 1974 issue of Crown Jewels, which pictured a total of forty-four different insulators from Mexico. Now there are fifty-four, insulators from Mexico, that is.)                                                                                                                       

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Letters to the Editor




Enclosed is a picture of the end of a cypress 6 pin crossarm that you might like to show in Crown Jewels. It was near the center of a large sycamore tree. The crossarm had two pins showing on one side and one on the other. The tree doesn't usually creep out on the arm like this one. Enclosed is 5 dollars for 1 ...                    [more]


Porcelain Insulator News

   by Jack H. Tod


Preferably direct porcelain news item 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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EC&MC-S.F. Insulators, Part II

   by Fritz Kettenburg



The upside-down embossed EC&M and the three others related to it have squared domes and a horizontal moldline around the insulator 3-7/8" from the top of the dome. All four have the same rounded mold dot. EC&M's F., G., ...                    [more]


Letter to Dora



Dear Don & Dora,

Ouch! Its teeth are sharp; they sink deep into my soul. I tried to flee for my freedom, but its grip was too firm. I ran, I ran hard, but slipped on its glassy surface. After four years I find I've been bitten by the insulator bug again.

Last winter's floods were locally the worst in history around here--and they ...                    [more]

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