Glass Power Insulators
This is a display cabinet of my glass pintype power insulators. These insulators were used for high voltage distribution and some are the largest and heaviest glass pintype insulators made in North America. Take insulator CD 331 which is 15" wide and 11" high and weighs in at 38 lbs, which makes it the largest and heaviest glass pintype insulator made in North America. This Pyrex insulator was made by the Corning Glass Works in Corning, New York in the 1930's and supported voltages of 70,000…
Vintage Calipers and Compasses on Stands (Set of 7)
RH's Vintage Calipers and Compasses on Stands (Set of 7):Essential equipage for architects, cartographers, archeologists and others for whom precision is paramount, our calipers and compasses have a simple, graceful form. Mounted on museum stands, a collection of vintage samples becomes an artful accent, varied in size and shape.
Vintage Hotel Service Bell | Etsy
my newest collection obsession... beautiful old service bells. this one: warm rubbed bronze, tarnished to perfection. an industrial style base which is meant to be wall hung and a nice clear ring. circa 1930's. perfect for the shopkeeper, or to hang by the back door approx 4 x 3
Required Reading: Collected, Living with the Things You Love - Remodelista
According to Martha Stewart Living alums Fritz Karch and Rebecca Robertson, collectors can be neatly divided into 15 personalities. In their new book, they