As we wander the Joshua Tree Desert we often find really cool things, over the years we have collected 100s of these glass insulators in green and clear. We have some that are perfect and some far from it.
This listing is for a clear Hemingray No 43 Glass Insulator, unique and a little more rare with the top groove on it. We have found 100s of 42s but only this one 43.
It is in great shape as you can see from the photos.
These were commonly used by Western Union
"In a hilly country where the line is often not at right angles to the pin, it is frequently difficult to make a good tie in the side groove of a standard insulator."
"To meet this condition, the Hemingray No. 43 is provided with a top groove added to accommodate a top tie where necessary. It is a double petticoat type exactly like the No. 42 Hemingray insulator, except for the top groove. Having also a side groove, it can be used for either top or side ties. Shown in Spec. 1-A-33, Association of American Railroads."
We have lots of options this is for 1 insulator. If you have any questions or needs please don’t hesitate to ask.
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