Antique Glass Insulators Pendant Lights
Looking for something interesting, beautiful and low cost to collect the try antique glass insulators, isolator has been used since Samuel Morse sent the first telegraph message via short telegraph line along the railway line between Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD in 1844.
antique glass insulators was first produced in the 1850s for use with telegraph lines were growing rapidly across America, in 1920 electricity and telephone signals to move the copper wire. On each pole glass insulators were used starting this popular hobby of collecting insulators. Antique glass insulators come in various sizes, shapes and colors. They are made of various types of materials including rubber, porcelain, pottery, glass, composition, fiberglass, metal, wood and mica. Glass and porcelain insulators are widely collected by the manufacturer and color.
There are different kinds of antique glass insulators are made of porcelain, ceramic, stoneware and other related materials. Collectors mainly focused on pin-type and insulators used in early radio receiver antenna. You can determine its age by looking for any sign antique stamped or rose on its surface. Sometimes the approximate age can be determined by the date of the patent on the insulator.