Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Insulator? 3" x 3/4". Who and when manufactured?

In Tools and Hardware > Insulators > Show & Tell.
Insulators70 of 346Glass insulator?CD 133 Insulator Green No. 20 Brookfield
1
Love it
0
Like it

shareurpassionshareurpassion loves this.
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.


    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate


    Posted 4 years ago

    whatisthis
    (4 items)

    Marking on bottom is difficult to make out. Solid glass, small opening on top. Stand 3 in high 3/4 wide at base. Would love to know what it is, who made it and when..what was it used for?

    Unsolved Mystery

    Help us close this case. Add your knowledge below.

    logo
    Insulators
    See all
    AMBER PYREX INSULATOR
    AMBER PYREX INSULATOR...
    $15
    Vintage Hemingray 9 CD 106 Glass Insulator Colored / Stained Garnet Red
    Vintage Hemingray 9 CD 106 Glass In...
    $14
    Vintage hemingray 42 CD 154 Glass Insulator Colored / Stained Deep Purple
    Vintage hemingray 42 CD 154 Glass I...
    $20
    FLAWLESS-BRIGHT PURPLE HEMINGRAY 54A & B Two Piece Transposition Glass Insulator
    FLAWLESS-BRIGHT PURPLE HEMINGRAY 54...
    $213
    logo
    AMBER PYREX INSULATOR
    AMBER PYREX INSULATOR...
    $15
    See all

    Comments

    1. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 4 years ago
      Hi, and welcome whatisthis, could you show the bottom and top? It may help, but it does look like some sort of insulator. Someone will know! :^)
    2. whatisthis, 4 years ago
      @billretirecoll..thank you..added additional shots.
    3. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 4 years ago
      Sure does...I've never seen one like this before that I recall! There's a site that has extensive research listed for all, completed and very informative where you will most likely be able to find one like this. It may take you a good amount of time, but it may be worth the work to find it. I'll see if I can find it for you and be back. This is a great one although I'm not positive what you are showing is actually a makers mark, don't know...
    4. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 4 years ago
      Here you go!

      http://www.nia.org

      There are a few sites like this but you can start here. Would love to find out about your results!
    5. whatisthis, 4 years ago
      Thank you for the feedback..I will update you on what I find. I have another one a bit taller that I will add.
    6. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 4 years ago
      Here's a link that may help:

      http://www.nia.org/index.htm

      It may be a stand off insulator, or for a neon light? Just guesses! :^)
    7. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 4 years ago
      Oh shareurpassion got it before me, I came back to my old post no others showed! :^D
    8. whatisthis, 4 years ago
      Any and all input is valued. I will try looking at stand off and neon light. I reside in southern NJ near several glass manufactures that made insulators..I had no idea.
    9. SpiritBear, 4 years ago
      It looks like it rolled around in the ocean for a while.
      The top part looks like a building wiring insulator, which are similar to neon light insulators.
    10. whatisthis, 4 years ago
      I found it buried under 2-3 inches of dirt in my yard..the other 2 that I posted were buried next to this one. I had no clue what it was.thought it was a fuse or lightbulb from something..I accidently stumbled on insulators during my search. I can not find anything that looks like them. All 3 of them are 1solid piece..was wondering if a dome or capi s missing.

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.