Magazine devoted to collecting of Glass Insulators.

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Magazine devoted to collecting of Glass Insulators.
Posted by CandOforprogress2 on Monday, December 11, 2017 8:30 PM

Which by the way are fast disapearing from railroad right of ways. Henmingray is only one of hundreds of companys that produced these jewals

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Posted by CandOforprogress2 on Thursday, December 14, 2017 8:52 AM

https://img1.etsystatic.com/026/0/6717641/il_fullxfull.613783603_3fib.jpg

Perfect gift for Christmass

 

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Posted by Firelock76 on Thursday, December 14, 2017 5:14 PM

That's interesting, I've never seen a red insulator.  Almost a work of art in it's own right.

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Posted by CandOforprogress2 on Monday, December 18, 2017 2:05 PM

To the bat cave-

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Posted by hontell on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 8:40 AM

that insulator is either stained or painted but not an original color.  

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Posted by Firelock76 on Sunday, December 24, 2017 7:22 PM

hontell

that insulator is either stained or painted but not an original color.  

 

Respectfully, I beg to differ.  Look at how the light's passing through it, that wouldn't be possible with paint and stain wouldn't stick for long.

A big if, there MAY have been a color shift over the decades since that insulator was molded.  Depending on the glass formulation some color change in antique glass can happen when exposed to sunlight.  A good example is antique glass doorknobs that start out clear but turn violet over the years.

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Posted by CandOforprogress2 on Monday, December 25, 2017 11:03 AM

 

Or it could have just been cleaned-

 

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