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Me And The 143 (#2)

   by Grant Salzman, NIA #1785



I chose this insulator to discuss first because it comes first alphabetically and because it is probably the most common embossing on 143's. There are two major styles of "CANADIAN PACIFIC RY CO", plus one of ...                    [more]


Foreign Insulators

   by Marilyn Albers


Insulators from Finland 

This month we'll take a look at some pretty insulators from Finland. I've never been there, but Frank Shiels (Fort Worth, Texas) has, and in just a bit I will share with you a letter he wrote me ...                    [more]


Porcelain Insulator News

   by Jack H. Tod, NIA #13


Dear Jack: 

I've gathered from a line put up in the 20's some large two-piece multis, very pretty, colors ranging from reddish-brown to tan. Usually the top and bottom parts don't match in color. These are 4-7/8" - 8-1/4" - 12" by 8-1/2" high. Would you have any ...                    [more]

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