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Questions Answered by N. R. Woodward

   Author of The Glass Insulator in America and originator of C.D. #'s (Consolidated Design Numbers)


Glenn Polasik, Green Bay, Wisconsin, writes: At a flea market I picked up a CD 166.2 that I cannot find in the book. I hope you can help me. The color is ice blue. It has a large glass button under the dome, smooth base, and on the front of the skirt is a good size glass button, and on the back of the skirt is ...                    [more]


H. G. Co. Petticoat Beehives

   by H. G. "Bea" Hyve


Of all the insulators ever made, the H. G. Co. Petticoat beehives are among the most beautiful. And, like many other objects of beauty, they are surrounded by mystery and controversy. When were they made? Where were they manufactured? What does the "H. G. Co." embossing mean? And what is the explanation ...                    [more]


Porcelain Insulator News

   by Jack H. Tod


This month we are featuring the "super-threadless" U-988 shown below. A small cache of these were finally tracked down last fall, and they are now for sale to collectors by several commissioned dealers.

This porcelain "slash top" threadless is very similar to the glass ...                    [more]


Research Division



In reply to the letter by William Bramlett in the "Research Division" of the December Jewels.

Most CD 143 Dwight/Pattern insulators in both the flat base and round base types have the block out letters preceding Dwight in varying degrees, depending ...                    [more]

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