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"Threadless Corner Update"

   by Ray Klingensmith


As stated in the October "Threadless Corner", while in Denver I was able to photograph two Wade type threadless which were no included in the August and October 1978 issues of Crown Jewels, which covered the Wade type insulators. Both are shown below. Fig. 17 shows a medium lime green unit, with ...                    [more]


Porcelain Insulator News

   by Jack H. Tod, NIA #13


Dear Jack: 

Am sending you some data on the "choke coil" as covered by the letter from Frank Shore in the October 1979 column.

These were extensively used in the early 1900's in some areas. With the development of modern lightning arresters they proved to be more of a nuisance ...                    [more]


Foreign Insulators

   by Marilyn Albers


OTK Insulators, Osaka, Japan 

First let me tell all you collectors out there how much I sincerely thank you for your letters asking questions, giving information, offering insulators for my collection, and just plain ol' encouragement! That makes it all worth while. Keep them coming. One letter came ...                    [more]


"Threadless Corner"

   by Ray Klingensmith


"Putting All Your Eggs In One Basket"

It's been nearly two years in the making, but in some way, the Egg article has finally hatched. After Shirley Patocka's informative article in the June, 1978, issue of Crown Jewels, covering the CD 700 and 700.1, I felt I would wait a little while ...                    [more]

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