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Porcelain Insulator News

   by Elton Gish, NIA #41


If you will look back at the August issue of Crown Jewels, on page 26 you will find the report of two white U-3's with Fred Locke markings 0-5 and 6-3. The following photo is an insulator with a marking never before reported. It is a white U-610A with a green underglaze 6-3 marking. It is a gift from Mrs. ...                    [more]


The Making of an Insulator Collector - OR - How I Got Hooked on Glass and Porcelain

   by George Kammerer


Now that I've been back in the insulator collecting hobby for a few years and have read the exploits of other fellow enthusiasts, I don't feel quite so like a "looney" anymore. Let me clarify that statement. At the tender age of four or five or so, I sort of "fell in love" with insulators, or ...                    [more]


You Never Know, Part II

   by H. G. "Bea" Hyve


There was a "Superman II" and a "Rocky II", so it just seems logical that there would be a "You Never Know II". Although I probably won't realize the fortunes made by those other "II's", I bet I have a lot more fun with my project!

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Foreign Insulators

   by Marilyn Albers



Something really special happened to my husband and me in late October of last year. We accepted an invitation of long standing to visit Keith Neal, who lives on the island of Guernsey. Guernsey, as one of the Channel Islands, is a ...                    [more]


Letters to the Editor



Dear Dora,

Can anyone there tell me what CD this falls under? At a glance you would think it's a 162; but the top seems far too narrow and short. 

It says BROOKFIELD on front and nothing on the back. The inner skirt has the four tiny drips like other Brookfields. Also, it's sort of a steel colored aqua. ...                    [more]

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