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Catalogue Auction #78

Auction # 78

Auction Ended: Tuesday December 3rd, 2019 at 10 P.M. Eastern Time

Auction Local Time: Feb 18, 2020 19:14:44 EST

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  #121 .... CD 161 .... CALIFORNIA. .... Smoke -amethyst mix. .... Quite a rarity with drip points!  
6$ 2,464.00
  #122.... CD 201 .... CALIFORNIA. .... Green. .... One of the rarest items to acquire for the “California” specialist. Not only is a CD 201 California tough to find, but this gem is green!  
20$ 6,720.00
  #123 .... CD 200 .... CALIFORNIA. .... Burgundy amethyst. .... Another elusive transposition style produced with the “California” embossing.  
12$ 3,248.00
  #124 .... CD 260 .... CALIFORNIA .... Rich yellow. .... A “zinger” in the color department! Great clarity in the glass creates excellent transparency.  
24$ 3,136.00
  #125 .... CD 260 .... CALIFORNIA .... Color mix. .... A very attractive mix of colors! The skirt is primarily amethyst, which transitions into a smoky color as it enters the wire ridge and lower dome area.  
18$ 896.00
  #126 .... CD 260 .... CALIFORNIA .... Rich aqua. .... Bright, crisp glass with excellent clarity!  
4$ 392.00
  #127 .... CD 260 .... CALIFORNIA .... Burgundy amethyst. .... Nice depth of color is further enhanced with an abundance of dome glass!  
13$ 784.00
  #128 .... CD 161 .... CALIFORNIA. .... Amethyst and green mix. .... Produced in Long Beach, California by a glass house that was known as the California Glass Insulator Company, and later the California Glass Works.  
18$ 560.00
  #129 .... CD 161 .... CALIFORNIA. .... Amethyst and green mix. .... Various styles of “California” insulators were made using “multi-colored” glass.  
4$ 257.60
  #130 .... CD 1130 .... 10.... CALIFORNIA .... PAT APL’D FOR .... Sage green. .... The embossed California “egg strain” style insulator has been found in two different sizes, this being the smaller.  
18$ 532.00
  #131 .... CD 1131.... 15 .... CALIFORNIA .... PAT APL’D FOR .... Ginger ale / smoke. .... The large egg strain insulator. Fully intact embossing is positioned on edges of the upper and lower lip. Has the usual area of factory ground glass on one side where the mold opening was located.  
6$ 420.00
  #132 .... CD 1131 .... 15.... CALIFORNIA .... PAT APL’D FOR .... Sage green..... The large egg strain insulator.  
5$ 532.00
  #133 .... CD 164 .... MC LAUGHLIN - 20 .... Dark citrine. .... These can be found with varying degrees of yellow intensity. This example ranks at the upper end of the spectrum, with strong yellow coloration throughout.  
14$ 952.00
  #134 .... MC LAUGHLIN NO 19 .... 1897-1972..... Marbled brown. .... Similar in design to a CD 162. Produced by William McLaughlin in 1972 to commemorate his 75 years of involvement with the production of glass.  
11$ 280.00
  #135 .... MC LAUGHLIN NO 19 .... 1897-1972..... Marbled blue, yellow and orange. .... Produced by William McLaughlin in 1972 to commemorate his 75 years of involvement with the production of glass.  
8$ 268.80
  #136 .... MC LAUGHLIN NO 19 .... 1897-1972..... Marbled orange and white. .... Similar in design to a CD 162.  
14$ 308.00
 #137 .... CD 159 .... PAT. APR. 7TH 1903.... F.W. GREGORY.... Aqua. .... A highly unusual beehive design with a square center portion.  
5$ 1,792.00
  #138 .... CD 110 .... BROOKFIELD .... PAT. OCT. 8 - 1907 .... Rich aqua. .... The “baby spiral.” The smallest of the known sizes in this design, which was patented by John Barclay of New York, New York.  
11$ 532.00
  #139 .... CD 150 .... BROOKFIELD .... PAT. OCT. 8 - 1907 .... Rich aqua. .... The largest of the known sizes in this design with Brookfield lettering.  
5$ 532.00
  #140 .... Unmarked. .... Sapphire blue. .... Five inches in height. A highly unusual bushing in an equally unusual color!  
19$ 2,128.00
  #141 .... CD 1038 .... CUTTER PAT APR 26 04 .... Aqua with milky and olive green impurities. .... This unusual design was patented by Scott C. Cutter of Oswego, Illinois, and was used primarily in wooded areas where the insulators were fastened to trees.  
8$ 560.00
  #142 .... CD 187 .... PATD .... NOV 23D 1886. .... Light amethyst tint. .... The “Brown pony,” which was designed to be used on a duplex pin, thus doubling the wire capacity of a bracket or crossarm.  
27$ 1,232.00
  #143 .... CD 187 .... PATD .... NOV 23D 1886. .... Dark olive. .... Another attractive and seldom seen color in the CD 187 “Brown pony.”  
5$ 257.60
  #144 .... CD 187 .... PATD.... NOV 23D 1886. .... Dark amber. .... Pure amber coloration! The entire insulator is amber, with no olive or other contamination.  
23$ 1,344.00
  #145 .... CD 182 .... DRY SPOT INSULATOR NO 10. .... WT.... Straw. .... This scarce style insulator was patented on February 26, 1929 as a “Dry Spot” type insulator by Rufus Gould.  
10$ 1,344.00
  #146 .... U-186 .... PATENED AUG 11-14.... OTHER PAT’S PEND’G .... (spelling error “Patened) .... Brown porcelain. .... A sizable item, measuring 4-5/8” in height.  
9$ 532.00
  #147 .... U-187 .... PIERCE PATENT .... Brown porcelain. .... This style insulator was patented by Alfred L. Pierce of Wallingford, Connecticut.  
28$ 1,624.00
  #148 .... PAT JAN 23 06.... Brown porcelain insulator and brass clamp. .... 6-1/2” overall height..... The line wire was held securely within a groove, formed between the two long horizontal pieces.  
9$ 145.60
  #149 .... HARLOE’S PAT. .... MAR. 21 ‘99. .... MAR. 12 ‘01. .... DEC. 9 ‘02.... White porcelain. .... Morton Harloe received numerous patents for various inventions in his lifetime.  
17$ 896.00
  #150 .... U-182 A/B .... Unmarked. .... Tan porcelain. .... To date this is the only complete example known.  
27$ 5,600.00
  #151 .... PATD AUG 15 16. .... Amethyst. .... Embossed on the top metal fitting. Known as the “Cochrane Bells,” these large suspension insulators have been found primarily in Montana.  
19$ 5,880.00
  #152 .... CD 268 .... THE CROWN .... PAT. ALLOWED. .... Green. .... A spectacular insulator! One of the more unusually designed rarities in the insulator hobby.  
26$ 39,200.00
  #153 .... CD 251 .... N.E.G.M. CO. .... “PAT JUNE 17 1890” .... Bright green with amber. .... Beautiful color! Well saturated green glass is further enhanced with the addition of amber streaks, mostly in the ears.  
12$ 308.00
  #154.... CD 252 .... KNOWLES .... NO 2 CABLE..... PATENTED.... (emerald prism) .... JUNE 17 1890 .... Bright green with amber streaks. .... Attractive amber streaks are present throughout the insulator, creating an overall olive tone.  
27$ 952.00
  #155 .... CD 308 .... Unmarked..... Bright green. .... The glass has exceptional clarity, making it very attractive.  
27$ 952.00
  #156 .... CD 267 .... N.E.G.M. CO. .... “PATENTED JUNE 17 1890” .... Bright green. .... A large and very impressive power glass insulator which towers an imposing 5-1/4” tall!  
11$ 392.00
  #157 .... CD 267.5 .... N.E.G.M.CO. .... Rich, medium-dark green. .... Great density in the glass color, which allows light to pass freely throughout the entire insulator.  
14$ 616.00
  #158 .... CD 267.5 .... N.E.G.M.CO. .... Rich, dark green. .... Very attractive color with wonderful saturation!  
8$ 392.00
  #159 .... CD 178 .... SANTA ANA. .... Olive green with blue. .... Wonderful depth of color and excellent olive coloration.  
3$ 257.60
  #160 .... CD 243 .... HEMINGRAY-88 .... Hemingray blue. .... Here’s a rare item! Hemi 88’s only make an appearance for sale on average every few years.  
10$ 1,512.00
  #161 .... CD 140 .... Unmarked..... Green. .... A very large and impressive insulator measuring six inches in height.  
11$ 2,128.00
  #162 .... CD 269 .... JUMBO, .... Dark aqua. .... Molding techniques and glass color suggest the Brookfield Glass Company as a probable manufacturer.  
16$ 728.00
  #163 .... CD 154 .... ZICME .... Cobalt blue. .... A variety of exotic colors exist in the CD 154 with Zicme embossing.  
32$ 2,464.00
  #164 .... CD 203 .... ZICME .... Purple. .... Insulators of various styles were produced in Columbia, perhaps the most widely known among collectors are the CD 154 embossed “Zicme” and the unembossed CD 1050 spools.  
0$ 0.00
  #165 .... CD 154 .... ZICME .... Dark purple. .... The CD 154 with “Zicme” embossing was produced by a glass factory in Colombia, South America.  
8$ 504.00
  #166 .... CD 154 .... ASTURIAS .... TRANSMISIONES. .... Deep green. .... The dark color gives it a “classy” appearance!  
30$ 1,792.00
  #167 .... CD 235 .... PYREX.... JP.... MADE IN ENGLAND .... 5662 .... Nearly colorless with faint straw tint. .... A Pyrex insulator with additional highly unusual marking “MADE IN ENGLAND.”  
5$ 672.00
  #168 .... Unmarked. .... Red porcelain. .... The “T-Bar” style insulator was used in various European countries.  
9$ 532.00
  #169 .... CD 214 .... TELEGRAFOS .... NACIONALES. .... Dark red amber. .... Round drip points. The embossing translates to ‘National Telegraph.”  
4$ 112.00
  #170 .... CD 386.9.... ISOREX 655 .... ISOREX 655 .... 1926. .... Dark green. .... The “1926” embossing is very large and bold on the lower skirt of this sizable insulator measuring 8-1/2” in height.  
25$ 16,800.00
  #171 .... SUISSE .... 5185 .... 50. .... Brown porcelain. .... The “SUISSE 5185” and “50” markings are stamped on the dome.  
3$ 1,176.00
  #172 .... 27 .... Green porcelain. .... The “27” marking is stamped on the dome, presumably representing 1927.  
3$ 1,456.00
 #173 .... CD 106.1 .... DUQUESNE .... GLASS CO. .... Cornflower blue..... Duquesne insulators were produced in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area for a relatively short period of time in the early 1900's.  
9$ 123.20
 #174 .... CD 121 .... AGEE. .... Violet tinted purple. .... Slight blue toning creates a subtle violet tint to this toll style insulator produced in Australia.  
7$ 67.20
 #175 .... CD 121 .... W.G.M. CO. .... Vivid, royal purple. .... Rich, deep coloration in this toll style insulator produced by the Western Glass Manufacturing Company in Valverde, Colorado.  
11$ 67.20
 #176 .... CD 123 .... E.C. & .M. CO. .... Dark teal aqua. .... Produced for the Electrical Construction & Maintenance Company of San Francisco, California during the 1870's.  
8$ 190.40
 #177 .... CD 123 .... E.C. & .M. CO. .... Light green aqua. .... Not a typical aqua, rather this one has a greenish tint.  
18$ 364.00
 #178 .... CD 126 .... W. BROOKFIELD .... 45 CLIFF ST. N.Y. .... CAUVET .... (three patent dates.) .... Rich yellow green. .... Plenty of folds and creases on the surface and some enclosed bubbles within, create attractive character.  
13$ 308.00
 #179 .... CD 131.4 .... PATENT DEC. 19 1871. .... 1 .... Aqua with impurities. .... Olive amber impurities, mostly noticeable in the front skirt add some character.  
9$ 145.60
 #180 .... CD 134/170 .... Unmarked. .... Ice greenish aqua. .... A strange mold variant with sharp threads similar to "Pennycuick" threads.  
23$ 308.00
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