Insulator Profile:

CD 106 Hemingray-9
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CD: 106
Manufacturer: Hemingray
Style Number: 9
Trade Name: Pony
Size: 2 1/4" W x 3 3/4" H
Weight: 9 oz.
Production Date: 1890's - 1960's
Usage: Telephone Rural Systems
"This insulator has answered the needs of rural telephone line work for many years. Using only nine ounces of glass, it has a maximum leakage path which approaches standard long-distance insulator design. The long, inner surface of the skirt is not easily wet by rain splash from the cross-arm. The long skirt helps protect the pin itself from rain."

"Its design allows fast economical production; a smooth, flawless surface and a perfectly fitting thread in the glass."

Common Variations:
Colors: Hemingray Blue, Aqua, and Clear
Bases: Round or Sharp drip points
Embossings: (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY/No 9 (R-Skirt) PATENT/MAY 2 1893
(F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY (R-Skirt) No 9
(F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY/MADE IN U.S.A. (R-Skirt) No 9
(F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY-9 (R-Skirt) MADE IN U.S.A.
(Numbers and dots may appear below the embossing on either or both the front and the back)
If your insulator has "numbers and dots" on it, you can find out more about them
by reading this information about dating your insulator.
Uncommon Variations:
Colors: Milky Aqua, Jade Green, Emerald Green, Purples
Bases: Smooth base
Embossings: Various blotted out embossings and spelling errors

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