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N.I.A. Porcelain Commemorative Review

   by Dora Harned


Perhaps you have noticed the ad in the August or current issue, page 43 of Crown Jewels, on the porcelain commemorative insulator made by Dick Alumbaugh for this year's National convention.

Last year was the first year we had a porcelain commemorative for our ...                    [more]


Porcelain Insulator News

   by Jack H. Tod



A small ping or chip on a glass insulator usually isn't very noticeable, and this is true on porcelains with a white glaze. The same small defect on an otherwise nearly mint porcelain with any other glaze color is a real detraction ...                    [more]


Western Union Telegraph Company California



Here is another chapter from The Telegraph in America by James D. Reid, published in 1879. This will be of special interest to our West Coast collectors.


No territory in the Union apparently needed the telegraph more than the great ...                    [more]

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