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Porcelain Insulator News

   by Jack H. Tod


On the following page is a somewhat more accurate drawing of Emma Almeida's colossal Imperial insulator first reported in last mouth's Porcelain Column. Note the larger overall height, rain eaves lower on the skirt and the dainty crown for an insulator to fit on such a husky pin size. Viewed from the bottom, ...                    [more]


Expanding Horizons of InsulatorCollecting - Part II

   by Alan Rodgers


There are many opportunities for insulator collectors to increase the size and interest of their collections. This can easily be done by not even adding insulators. Many "go-withs" can be added to enhance any collection or display.

Porcelain-enamel telephone and telegraph signs are becoming popular and also ...                    [more]


Pages From Old Telephone Book



Following are a few pages from another old telephone book owned by Chris Weston of Isle of Wight, England. This information on insulators was printed about the turn of the century and contains information that we hope will be of interest to our readers.

3. Insulators.

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