Keeping up with the Insulator Collectors on Facebook

PRG FB LogoI just wanted to take a moment to post some neat insulators shots I found trolling through the insulator facebook pages. It is fun to watch the incoming images from these folks. See more pictures these groups and others… Telegraph & Telephone Poles carrying some Beautiful Glass or Insulator Hunters

Insulator Hunters

Glass Insulators – Buy/Sell/Trade

Insulator Collectors

Collecting Insulators

Just a old power line, but here in 2012 insulators are still used, i just wish they still used glass! – Jimmy Zagorski – Insulator Collectors

Half a glass block, 1850’s, a nice conversation piece – John Lyles – Glass Insulators

The light was hitting the shelves just right … had to take this picture before the light was gone! – Collecting Insulators

Yellow Olive Green CD 101 Brookfield. This is in the sun, but obviously is darker when not. – Larry Baumann – Insulator Collectors

My CD 128 Hemingray experimental Insulator came today! For my Non Hemingray collectors its the 4 dots on the bottom that make this special. Hard one to get! [045] (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY/[Numbers and dots] (R-Skirt) C.S.A. {Base has four indentations; experimental piece} – Shaun Kotlarsky

I also got my U-648 in Dark blue today! Needs a good bath but is a sexy piece. – Shaun Kotlarsky

An Insulator Book for the Advanced Collector, 1970 – Antique Bottles – Insulator Collectors

I have a nice Hemi No 40 that is green/blue mix with nice ambering. – Chris McClelland – Glass Insulators

My only Patent Dec 19 1871 piece, I think it’s ice green? Part of my shelf’s diverity collection (Non-NEGM things) alas my window shelf only fits 98 pieces and I’m at 97… now what? – Roadwood Luges – Insulator Collectors

I thought everyone would like this photo – Doug Rusher – Insulator Collectors

My newest addition knowles cable in yellow green, pat June 17 1890 – Doug Rusher – Insulator Collectors

esterday I found two M-3070 limas and an original 1908 crossarm up near Stevens pass in Washington state… WOHOO the goodies are still out there folks! – Michael W Spadafora – Insulator Hunters

I collect a lot of insulators & hardwhare; displaying some of them at my deer hunting place on a old tree stump. – Jimmy Zagorski – Insulator Collectors

This is for Michael and Shaun I thought you’d get a kick out of this one. I held this in my hands(praying all the while not to drop it =p) Not sure where it is now but man is it nice. Very light Lilac – Patrick Moylan – Insulator Collectors

It’s only an H.G.Co, but still a neat picture. I left it sitting there waiting for someone else to find it 🙂 – Anthony Eiting – Insulator Hunters

The Collection is getting a little out of control! They’re everywhere! Are your insulators all neat and tidy and contained to their proper place, or are they running wild too? – Collecting Insulators

The other window – Collecting Insulators

Real deal from Austrailia up on a pole. – Jimmy Zagorski – Insulator Collectors

About Ferdinand Meyer V

Ferdinand Meyer V is a native of Baltimore, Maryland and has a BFA in Fine Art and Graphic Design from the Kansas City Art Institute and School of Design. Ferdinand is the founding Principal of FMG Design, a nationally recognized design consultation firm. Ferdinand is a passionate collector of American historical glass specializing in bitters bottles, color runs and related classic figural bottles. He is married to Elizabeth Jane Meyer and lives in Houston, Texas with their daughter and three wonderful grandchildren. The Meyers are also very involved in Quarter Horses, antiques and early United States postage stamps. Ferdinand is the past 6-year President of the Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors and is one of the founding members of the FOHBC Virtual Museum.
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