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Old Antique Vintage Porcelain Ceramic Electrical Wiring Insulator And Nail

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Seller: debstrainsandthings (1,905) 100%, Location: Howell, Michigan, Ships to: US, Item: 232055994861 DESCRIPTION: OLD ANTIQUE VINTAGE PORCELAIN CERAMIC ELECTRICAL WIRING INSULATOR AND NAIL. INSULATORS WERE ORIGINALLY MADE TO KEEP TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE WIRES INSULATED FROM WOOD TELEPHONE POLES, THE ADDITIONAL NEEDS OF RURAL ELECTRIFICATION, THERE WAS A BIG INSULATOR BOOM IN THE EARLY 20TH CENTURY FROM 1920'S THROUGH THE 1940'S. CERAMIC KNOBS ARE CYLINDRICAL AND USUALLY NAILED DIRECTLY TO WALL STUDS OR FLOOR JOIST. THEY ARE MADE IN TWO HALF'S WITH TWO GROVES RUNNING THROUGH THE CENTER OF THEM. WHEN NAILED DOWN SECURES THE WIRES TO KNOB PERMANENTLY ANCHORING THE WIRES. THE KNOBS SEPARATING THE WIRE FROM COMBUSTIBLE FRAME WORK, CHANGES IN DIRECTION, AND INSURED THE WIRE WERE NOT SUBJECT TO EXCESSIVE TENSION, THE WIRES WERE SUSPENDED IN THE AIR AND DISSIPATE HEAT WELL. MADE IN THE USA. PART SIZE: APPROX. LAID ON THE TABLE 1 13/16 INCH DIA. MATERIAL MADE FROM: PORCELAIN CONDITION: IN VERY GOOD USED PRE-OWNED CONDITION. ALL ORIGINAL NOT A REPRODUCTION. RESTORATION PIECE NEEDS TO BE CLEANED. MOST OF MY ANTIQUE VINTAGE ITEMS ARE PREOWNED OR VINTAGE NOT NEW. PLEASE NOTE IF YOU PURCHASE ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON OR SATURDAY OR SUNDAY YOUR ITEM WILL SHIP OUT ON MONDAY MORNING. SHIPPING TO THE USA ONLY... Powered by eBay Turbo Lister The free listing tool. List your items fast and easy and manage your active items.

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