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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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A Commemorative in Porcelain

   by Addie Tasem


At the April 2nd meeting of the Insulator Collectors Club, San Diego County, Dick Alumbaugh of Anaheim was the guest speaker, who unfolded the following story.

The idea of a porcelain commemorative came to Dick while in the hospital in May, 1974. The Cutter was his first choice, so he called Max Cutter in June and ...                    [more]


Colors and What They Mean

   by Alan Rodgers


Greens, blues, yellows, purples, ambers: the colors of the rainbow and the colors of insulators. Insulators are very pretty, and they are found in a wide variety of these rainbow colors. However, insulators were not made in this wide range of colors to impress future collectors, although it may seem this way. ...                    [more]


Research Division



Dear Editor:

I read your news in Crown Jewels and really enjoy it.

I have an insulator (one of three) which was dug up recently in an old dump. It is blue green, with no threads. The center is open all the way thru, and it has raised patent letters.

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Insulators Go To Church



The two following items are reproduced from "Alberta Calls", biweekly publication of the Public Relations Department of Alberta Government Telephones, and are used with permission. (The first item is from the May 31, 1974 issue; and the second one is from the January 10, 1975 issue.) We think you ...                    [more]

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