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Foreign Insulators

   by Marilyn Albers


New Finds

First of all, I'd like to correct an error that appeared in my article on New Zealand in the January 1980 issue of Crown Jewels. This was my fault. When I talk, I mumble, and when I write, I jumble! I stated that Lu Farin (Decatur, Texas) has a collection of 3,000 pictures. That word ...                    [more]


The Hemingray No 9 Revisited

   by Charlie Angevine, NIA #348


It has been nearly five years since I wrote the first story about my specialty collection (Crown Jewels, July 1975). In addition to my collection growing in size since then, new information has come to light. At the urging of friends and fellow collectors, I will try to ...                    [more]


Porcelain Insulator News

   by Jack H. Tod, NIA #13


Dear Jack: 

... but came across an unimportant insulator that interested me. I've tried every way to make something other than U-241A out of it, but haven't succeeded. Did Pittsburg make this style other than for J-M? I've had only one of those with the JOHNS-MANVILLE marking, and it sold first ...                    [more]

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