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Porcelain Insulator News

   by Elton Gish, NIA #41


Standard manufacturer markings which appear on unipart porcelain insulators have been well documented, but occasionally odd handwritten markings are reported on various insulators. Over the last few years I have received several reports of these unusual markings. We now have enough of these reports to show ...                    [more]


Bea Lines

   by H.G. "Bea" Hyve


Let's go to Canada this time, eh? This will be "Bea Lines'" first foreign interview. However, to readers in Canada, it won't be foreign; just to the rest of us. We are talking this time with George Kammerer (whose last name rhymes with "hammerer".)

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Silver Carnival Whitall Tatum No. 1

   by Richard Wentzel


For some time now, I have known of a local collector who has in his possession a silver carnival CD 154 Whitall Tatum No.1. A friend of his unearthed it during a bottle dig, and gave it to him. Under such circumstance, the collector has never doubted the authenticity of his prize. I have remained quietly skeptical ...                    [more]

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