| ||by Carol McDougald|
Say this fast six times...
Pretty Pennycuicks Perched on a Pin
The greatest gift a collector can give to a hobby is to cultivate the fine
art of sharing. Sharing, a lesson most of us learned at a mother's knee, can be
expressed in countless ways within a collectible field.
H.G.Co. Petticoat Beehives
| ||by H.G. "Bea" Hyve|
A Closer Look - Part 3
TYPE OF GLASS AND LOCATION OF MANUFACTURE
AS RELATED TO AGE
It is doubtful if any of the PETTICOAT beehives were made at Muncie. There
are very few of these made in the color of glass used at Muncie, and there are
| ||by Marilyn Albers|
THIS ONE'S AUTHENTIC, FOLKS!
It has come to my attention that "someone" out there in
"readerdom" has questioned whether or not a certain specimen of U-2725
should be considered a genuine and legitimate collectible insulator. I
The Hemingray-Brooke Dispute Revisited
| ||by Bob Stahr|
The time is July 3, 1873.
The place; the U.S. Patent Office.
The patent of Louis Cauvet has now been around for nearly eight years. Most
telegraph companies now see the advantage of using threaded insulators and are
probably ordering them for new construction or for upgrading existing lines. Any
Book Notes from the A T & T Archives
| ||by David R. Wiecek|
On December 27th and December 28th I visited the AT&T Archives to see
what information was available on insulators. I will summarize my findings
A letter from the Brookfield Glass Company dated 4/5/09 stated that they
had successfully completed experimental work on the 'Storrer' insulator and made