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Porcelain Insulator News

   by Elton Gish


Very little was known about U-936 when an unmarked specimen was reported by Evelyn Anglin in January 1973. Jack Tod was aware of this 2-part glazeweld style from the 1907 Thomas catalog, but the illustration in the catalog was not sufficient to make a drawing for the U-Chart. It did not appear in their 1904 ...                    [more]


The Block - One of the earliest types of insulators



Display "Something Old - Glass Blocks" 
by Eloise Haltman, Albuquerque, NM, September 2001

This type of insulator was one of the earliest used in this country. It was designed in a way that it fit into a pole bracket or a crossarm, its protruding ...                    [more]


Mac's Believe It or Not!

   by John McDougald


The correspondence started innocently enough. Carol got an e-mail from a collector who had just recently purchased a set of our reference books. The next line was one we have often heard. "I think I have a piece that's not in your price guide." 

What followed was some information that we had not often ...                    [more]

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