CD-132 Dec. 19-1871 No. 2 - Sapphire Blue (Back) - Boone Co., IA

By Jack Kesling; posted January 6, 2021

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An ICON member has e-mailed and asked to have individual posts on the four Iowa CD 132 Dec 19 1871 insulators previously posted. Earlier, I had posted these CD 132's two together to save time and space.

This post shows the sapphire blue CD 132 early Hemingray No. 2 telegraph bullet that was found between in 1973 on the Chicago Northwestern Railroad telegraph line as it ran West out of Boone, Iowa and crossed the Des Moines River toward Ogden, Iowa. Details are as follows:

CD-132 Patent /Dec.19-1871 (Front Dome) - Large Script 2 (Back Dome - Mold Number "A") - Sapphire Blue (Bubbles / Microbubbles /Crude Overpour) - Measurements: 75 mm Wide x 110 mm Height.