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    Posted 3 years ago

    jackart
    (56 items)

    As a teenager in the 70's I had a friend that his dad worked on the railroad. In their house was a bookshelf that was filled with glass insulators of many shapes and colors. I was fascinated by them , even back then. Lately I have started my own collection .

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    Comments

    1. fortapache fortapache, 3 years ago
      Insulators are indeed quite collectable and inexpensive. You can get 100 yr old pieces for a few $.
    2. kwqd kwqd, 3 years ago
      Nice. I've started picking these up when I find them for a good price, too. Prices are starting to go up on them where I live. I often see them for over $10 apiece for the small ones.

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