A Brookfield Color Timeline

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==Footnotes== ==Footnotes==
 +Last burn date at Brookfield's Brooklyn, New York plant September 1911-June 1912
 +See section entitled "1911-1912 Burn: Brooklyn’s Last Burn"
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 +Lee Brewer, "A Comprehensive Guide to Collecting and Identifying Crown Embossed Brookfield
 +Beehive Insulators Including an Extensive Study of Brookfield Glass Company History." Published by G. Lee Brewer, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania: 2015 p. 84
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The following is intended to be a documentation and hopefully eventually an agreement on differing colors produced by Brookfield in the 1900-1921 time frame. Hard documentation is limited, but various clues exist which we hope to use to reach a consensus on a color timeline.

Note that this is a continuation of an earlier discussion recorded as The Big Unsolicited Brookfield Question.

Colors

  • Light Aqua
  • Transition Colors
  • Dark Aqua
  • Greens
  • Blues

Some Established Facts

  • Insulator production shifted from Brooklyn to Old Bridge in 1906. Insulator production was the first moved to the new plant[1].
    • Last Brooklyn burn was September 1905 - June 1906
    • First Old Bridge burn was September 1906 - June 1907
  • Sharp Drip Points were first advertised on Brookfield insulators in 1909. It seems likely that they first appeared on actual insulators in late 1909 or early 1910.

Footnotes

Last burn date at Brookfield's Brooklyn, New York plant September 1911-June 1912 See section entitled "1911-1912 Burn: Brooklyn’s Last Burn"

  1. https://reference.insulators.info/publications/view/?id=2096

Lee Brewer, "A Comprehensive Guide to Collecting and Identifying Crown Embossed Brookfield Beehive Insulators Including an Extensive Study of Brookfield Glass Company History." Published by G. Lee Brewer, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania: 2015 p. 84 "

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