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Foreign Insulators

   by Marilyn Albers



Look what I brought home from the recent Show in Bakersfield, California, October 14-15! An insulator forms the base of this lamp -- a clear CD 518 with the numbers "5119" embossed on the skirt and the letters ...                    [more]


CD-241, FRED M. LOCKE (and his Pyrex Connection)



I first learned about this insulator and Fred Locke's possible connection with Corning's boro-silicate Pyrex glass several years ago from Lew Hohn. Two of the three known specimens were at the Houston National in 1988. The specimen shown in the photograph below is a light sage-aqua and the second specimen is ...                    [more]

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