Porcelain Insulator News
| ||by Elton Gish, NIA #41|
I acquired an unmarked U-498 with a powder blue glaze. It has a mold line
over the done and other Pittsburg features such as an unglazed pin hole and
circles at the top of the pin hole. Has this one been reported?
I wrote you before about two U-625's in light blue with Westinghouse
More Hunting On The "Upsidedown" Line
| ||by The Beach Boys|
Yes, the Beach Boys have returned! For those of you who enjoyed the EC&M
article in the January, 1986 issue of CROWN JEWELS, we now have another
adventure to tell you about. There is a new member in the band this year. I
wasn't really sure what to nickname him. At first, I thought about "Dinty
The Deal Of The Century
| ||by Kevin Lawless|
Collectors from several states in the Great Lakes region braved the elements
(mainly rain) and ventured forth to Olmsted Township, Ohio (and the home of John
and Carol McDougald) for the Great Lakes Insulator Swap Meet and Show on
September 27. While attendance was down due to the rain and several competing
| ||by Marilyn Albers|
A JAMAICAN CHRISTMAS TREE
Several weeks ago, Carol McDougald wrote to me regarding some correspondence
she had with a collector who lives in Jamaica. This fellow had sent photos to
her along with some background information on a glass "insulator"
reportedly used on that island many years ago. An "Old Gentleman"
"WATT'S - A MATTA YOU, EH?"
| ||by Carol McDougald|
If that sounds like a question your favorite Italian cousin would ask, check
out the spelling one more time!! It is probably "watt" the meter
reader for a local northwestern New Mexico Power Company asks Tommy Bolack of
Farmington, New Mexico, on his monthly visits. You can imagine his quandary as