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Porcelain Insulator News

   by Jack H. Tod



"The story of FRED M. LOCKE and his insulators", Gerald Brown, 1977, 82 pages, 7" x 8-1/2" softbound, $3.50 ppd.

I just received this new book by Gerald, and it's really super. Although its scope is Locke insulators from the earliest to recent, anyone collecting ...                    [more]


Explanation of C.D. (Consolidated Design) Numbers

   by N. R. Woodward


Due to increasing volumes of mail received by Crown Jewels from beginning collectors wanting to know what C.D. #'s are, I asked Mr. Woodward to write the following article. 

We all owe our sincere THANKS to Mr. Woodward for creating ...                    [more]


PYREX 553 and 663

   by Jeffrey McCurty


These two insulators have not appeared in any insulator reference book that I know of, so I decided to do this article. Information included is based solely on the two insulators in my collection, so note differences to the machine drawings in Milholland's books. Because of their size and weight I am unable to ...                    [more]

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