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MAC's Believe It Or Not!



Believe It Or Not! my column is back after a long vacation. Mrs. Mac says its time to get writing again, so here comes another article by this Scotsman!

CD 143 has always been a little bit of a puzzlement to me, what with Type I, Type II, Type III and Type IV listings in the price guides. Imagine my confusion ...                    [more]


Foreign Insulators

   by Marilyn Albers



With this issue we mark the 10th Anniversary of this column, which has been devoted exclusively to information on foreign glass and porcelain insulators and related items. The very first article in this series appeared in the July, 1979 ...                    [more]


Thoughts On 1921 - 11" x 11" Bell System Porcelain Signs

   by Tom Vaughan


One of the most popular areas in the porcelain telephone sign collecting field is the 11" x 11" porcelain signs with the 1921 logo of the Bell System. There were about 27 different companies that used this type of sign. Following are a list of the different companies grouped together in order of ...                    [more]


The H.C. Fry Glass Company - Rochester, Pennsylvania

   by A.L. Rash


A.L. Rash of Silsbee, Texas, has been fascinated by Fry glass for many years. He had many pieces of Fry glass, but has since sold the collection --- keeping only the most desirable and beautiful pieces of glass that Fry ever produced. Mr. Rash is the proud owner of six mint Fry insulators. Formerly a contributing ...                    [more]


The Russian-American Telegraph Expedition

   by R. J. Duhse


John Underwood of Wauchula, Florida, sent in the following article. The article appeared in THE ELKS MAGAZINE, Vol.67, No.8, March, 1989. The magazine is published by the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States.

The year 1865 marked the beginning of one of the most bizarre and ambitious ...                    [more]


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