Collecting Insulators in New Zealand

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"Collecting Insulators in New Zealand is more than just a collector's handbook. It is also a social history, dealing extensively with the introduction of telegraph and phone systems in New Zealand from the late 1860's onward and with power reticulation just over 100 years ago - and all the problems associated with both."--TLS website.

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Preface 8 1 Beginnings 10 2 The first telegraph lines17 3 Mystery items 31 4 The Siemens story 41 5 The Varley salt glaze saga 50 6 The Cordeaux ...
Steatite Porcelain 85 14 Doulton Industries86 15 E O A and V S M fushackles 87
British and European items of unknown make
Insulators made of polymer telenduron composite
or plastic 97 20 North American imports 104 21 Canadian Porcelain Co 110 22 Ohio Brass112 23 Other foreign imports 121 24 N G K high voltage...
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