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Porcelain Insulator News

   by Jack H. Tod, NIA #13


Dear Jack: 

After months of quiet, here's a new goodie, per the enclosed shadow profile and dimensional data (see drawing at right). I've had many of the Fred Locke U-38's & U-39's over the last 12 years but never one like this. This is the same crude mold and trimming ...                    [more]


Research Division



Dear Dora,

I have found my first two issues of "Insulators - Crown Jewels of the Wire" to be very informative and most interesting. I wanted to thank you for the note which you had enclosed in the first issue. Moreover, I also wanted you to know that it's a great feeling to have a friend ...                    [more]


Foreign Insulators

   by Marilyn Albers


Four Prized Bullers Insulators

You may remember the story of Bullers Ltd. of London, England, from my column appearing in the February '82 issue of Crown Jewels. Briefly, the company had its beginning in 1840 as a small family pottery in the village of Bovey Tracy. ...                    [more]


Lightning Rod Insulator Primer (Part 1)



Submitted by JAMES COLBURN
1616 North N St., Lake Worth, Florida 33460

(Reprinted, with permission, from "The Crown Point" newsletter by Dick and Dottie Daugherty.) 

Most readers of this newsletter probably collect LRB's. While that is all right, they may be ignoring ...                    [more]

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