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25 years ago -- a beginning.



In an early 1969 issue of Old Bottle Magazine, an announcement was inserted as a flyer. A new publication was being offered --                                                                                                             
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An Insulator Search - One Man's Quest

   by Kerry Lavendoski


"I've had a great time the past 25 years searching for insulators."

In the beginning there were no insulators -- oh they were there all right! -- but I really didn't notice them. I recall at age 6 or 7 visiting my grandmother's small farm in rural Bucks County, Pennsylvania and being always ...                    [more]


Porcelain Insulator News

   by Elton Gish


The text discussing the two photographs on page 15 of the January 1994 issue of CJ was inadvertently omitted in the last "Porcelain Insulator News". Our apologies to Dave Wysoski who submitted the photographs. As you can see, this insulator appears to be the porcelain version of the glass Cochrane bells, ...                    [more]


Just When I Thought I Had Heard It All

   by David Benedict


25 years of collecting, we've heard a lot of these: "Most everybody who passed my humble setup made some comment..."

Although I have been collecting insulators for over five years, it was only recently that I set up a table to sell insulators at a "trader" show ...                    [more]

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