1980 >> August  

Message to readers about contents for this month....



Me And The 143 (#3)

   by Grant Salzman, NIA #1785


In case you have been wondering why these articles are being written, there are several reasons: First, the hobby needs many areas "cleaned up". Over the years there have been typographical errors, informational errors, unconfirmed data, etc. creep into the catalogs, and these need to be edited and corrected as necessary. ...                    [more]


Porcelain Insulator News

   by Jack H. Tod, NIA #13


Dear Jack: 

Enclosed is a drawing of an insulator [and which is U-38] I recently purchased at a flea Market for $.25. I was attracted to it by its very small size. It is really crude looking, has a grayish-white glaze, and even has some factory defects occurring before it was glazed. It has ...                    [more]


Foreign Insulators

   by Marilyn Albers


DIA -- Doulton Insulators Australia Pty. Ltd.

Most of us, when we hear the name Royal Doulton, think only in terms of beautiful figurines, fine china tableware and Toby jugs. So it was a surprise to me when I learned that Royal Doulton makes insulators, ...                    [more]


Did This Ever Happen To You ? - Part IV

   by The Travelers


Once again the Travelers are on the road, buying more insulators, having more fun, meeting more new friends, having more experiences, and wishing we owned a gas station! 

To Jack Tod..... my, how we can sympathize with you about the sad tale you wrote about in the January 1980 issue ...                    [more]

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