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162 Inky/sapphire with yellow streaks  - Tools and Hardwarein Tools and Hardware
GLOWING Peacock HGCO 162 - Tools and Hardwarein Tools and Hardware
Olive Green with Amber HEMINGRAY/PATENT 162 - Tools and Hardwarein Tools and Hardware
Amethyst HGCO 162 MINT!  - Tools and Hardwarein Tools and Hardware
Transition embossed FIZZY HGCO 162 - Tools and Hardwarein Tools and Hardware
Light Cornflower Blue Transition embossed HGCO 162 - Tools and Hardwarein Tools and Hardware
HEMINGRAY-19 with shiny NAIL inclusion - Tools and Hardwarein Tools and Hardware
Forest Green HEMINGRAY No 19 - Tools and Hardwarein Tools and Hardware
Mustard Green HEMINGRAY 172 - Tools and Hardwarein Tools and Hardware
Insulator Finale: backlit display of entire collection  - Tools and Hardwarein Tools and Hardware


  1. Yeah the character ones are really cool, especially the fizz! Neat lightning strike 162s!
  2. Thanks! Yeah this one is super tough...actually only the second I have seen for sale in the last 4 years!
  3. I have picked up some others, I just forgot to post on here. I usually post my new pickups on some of the Facebook insulator groups
  4. Thanks! This photo may have been seen by you on one of the Facebook collector groups if you are a member of them. I think someone may have used it to advertise on Craigslist as well in an attempt to h...
  5. I can't wait for you to be able to post a photo of ALL the colors too! It's still sitting here safely, waiting to be shipped out at the appropriate time! Not sure if you have seen this specific piece ...
  6. That carnival and two tone hemi blue/green are killer!
  7. Thanks everyone!
  8. Thanks! I'm glad you enjoyed seeing them! Just be careful, they can be addicting to collect haha
  9. Hemmingray produced there carnival glass between 1932 and 1936. For their insulator production they made insulators in carnival glass because it is slightly conductive; this would reduce radio inter...
  10. Yea great link to study from the NIA...you can see how they have the burnt/sick purple hue to them. They stick out like a sore thumb. I know there are many unsuspecting collectors out there that have...
  11. Yes, I know many bottles have been faked… The bottle hobby has been inundated with altarpieces, primarily the purples and browns. I don't know much about the bottle hobby, but show me any insulator...
  12. All 3 of these are legitimate pieces...Rayal purple is a color found in this EIN and this one lacks the burnt look that artificially altered pieces typically have...you can feel free to show this pic ...
  13. And just a little pearl of wisdom, you may want to be Absolutely sure that a piece is artificially irradiated before saying someone's insulator is...may run some ppl the wrong way. It really is good t...
  14. I have seen the oxblood in person, awesome color! Why are you so suspicious about the red?? I have actually never heard of them being an altered piece. Exposing most insulators to artificial irradiati...
  15. Haha Not in this lifetime I'm afraid
  16. Thanks for the kind words! Keep your eyes peeled, I have many more to post :)
  17. Not sure how it happened...they all had to have been from the same run I'm sure tho. Very nice brookfields you have. Amber and character in the HEMINGRAY/HGCO pieces is tough to come by, that's why I ...
  18. Yea Amber is found in many of them...especially in manufacturers like Brookfield...but yes like this, very uncommon. What's interesting about the other ones known like this is that the Amber streak is...
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Hemingray 42 CD214 various colors