Insulator Patents

Insulator Patents, 1880-1960

by Jack H. Tod

130 pages, 11" x 8 1/2", single volume (1986)

(out of print)

Reprinted by Elton GishView Icon Profile in 1995

This book is for both glass and porcelain collectors! It contains 695 different patents, each with the patent number, issue date, inventor(s), and a sketch of the insulator drawing. This book is great for research or just very interesting reading. Some patents include:

And many many others you may recognize, and many oddities you probably won't! This book is great for the advanced collector, or anyone wanting to dig deeper into insulator history and development.

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Last updated January 1, 2010