| ||by Marilyn Albers|
You will see quite an interesting story unfold as you read the following letters that
passed between Ward Lindstrom (New Jersey) and me over the past several months. Let
me share them with you. The picture and two drawings of
his "flying saucer" insulator were included in his first letter.
Telephone Your Telegrams
| ||by Hans Kettenburg|
With this issue I'll be starting a new column dealing with "Go-Withs," all
those compatible collectibles that compliment an insulator collection. Many
collectors have become interested in telephone and telegraph signs to display
with their insulators and these have become some of the most popular go-withs. I
Walking the Lines
| ||by Dennis Bratcher, NIA #3193|
I thought the following information might be of interest to some of the
I recently found two CD 701 threadless eggs within six miles of each other.
Unfortunately, they were badly shattered having both been run over by a
bulldozer in clearing undergrowth from around present open wire lines. They were
| ||by Vic Sumner, Historian/Curator, De Anza Chapter, Telephone Pioneers of America Grand Terrace, Califonia|
A young collector friend recently paid us a visit and commented on a replica
of a CD 139.9 McLaughlin U.S.L.D. in our "museum."
As is so often the case, it takes some bright, young enthusiast to get you
thinking and wishing you had done more homework. So I decided to research the
Porcelain Insulator News
| ||by Elton Gish, NIA #41|
Additional information is available from the A. B. Chance Co. regarding Fred
Collier's report of the "C" marking in December 1984 CJ page 25. The
"C" marking was first used in 1967 in marking (1) shown on page 114 of
Porcelain Insulators - Guide Book for Collectors by Jack H. Tod.