Garage sale insulators

Fenndango

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I don't think any of the small insulators are Westinghouse.
I will be posting all the insulators this week.
opmustard
p.s. I looked through most of my insulators today and to my surprise most are of the small size. I thought I had bigger ones.
I was just joking westinghouse are screaming rare
 

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Insulators are cool. I like that purple one best.
 

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My neighbor's garage sale yielded a bunch of insulators.
These are the small ones. Some of the photos duplicate an insulator or two.
I know nothing about insulators, but the price was right and they looked so nice.
Can anyone out there tell me what I bought?
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Sure I can. I have collected insulators for 53 years now. You have a bunch of pony insulators. From left to right $ retail assume VNM: 102 Brookfield $2, 101 Brook $30, 102 Canadian Diamond $5, 102 Brook SDP $10, 102 Brook SDP $10, 102 Brook $2,
102 Can Purple $40, 102 Can $2, 106 Hemi $2, 102 Can $3, 102 Brook $10, 102 Brook $10, 102 Can clear tint $10, 102 Can $4, 102 Brook $2. Feel free to call with any questions. Dario 617-306-2420 dario@dariodesigns.com
 

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Sure I can. I have collected insulators for 53 years now. You have a bunch of pony insulators. From left to right $ retail assume VNM: 102 Brookfield $2, 101 Brook $30, 102 Canadian Diamond $5, 102 Brook SDP $10, 102 Brook SDP $10, 102 Brook $2,
102 Can Purple $40, 102 Can $2, 106 Hemi $2, 102 Can $3, 102 Brook $10, 102 Brook $10, 102 Can clear tint $10, 102 Can $4, 102 Brook $2. Feel free to call with any questions. Dario 617-306-2420 dario@dariodesigns.com
That' a nice collection wonderfully displayed!

What is your light source for the backlit panels? Are the panels themselves frosted glass or a translucent plastic material?
 

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Thank you for all the information on the pricing my insulators.
Wow!!! you have quite a collection.
The insulators are behind a piece of plexi-glass with a light behind them.
I found the other insulators and they're not as large I remembered.
I am not feeling too well this week, so I doubt I'll get them posted ( maybe Friday.)
What I'll do when I post them is any trade mark or name I 'll go ahead and include them with the photos.
opmustard
 

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That' a nice collection wonderfully displayed!

What is your light source for the backlit panels? Are the panels themselves frosted glass or a translucent plastic material?
The light source is 5000K (KELVIN) fluorescent lights. They come in LED now. The lights are back about 6" or 8" and spaced about 6" apart. The back panel is a translucent plastic "White Sign Panel" which is very common in the sign industry and also pretty cheap to buy. If you get hot spots just add another thin plastic panel. I paint everything in the back of the cabinet white so the light bounces around and is bright and I get no hot spots. 5000K lights are the closest we have to day light (not sun light) and give the truest color for the glass.
 

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Wow, again. You know your display lighting very well.
I just learned about backlighting. So, I take it there is a differance between White Sign Panels and just your common arcylic white panels???
What type of lights do you use (examples, cool, warm, daylight, etc?) I use cool white.
opmustards
 

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Most LED bulb packages show the Kelvin # on them. The lower the number (ie: 2000K) is closer to yellow, while 5000K is closer to white light. Higher than that, the light starts to look blue bordering on purple.

Very nice looking display of insulators, I would take great pride in that collection
 

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Most LED bulb packages show the Kelvin # on them. The lower the number (ie: 2000K) is closer to yellow, while 5000K is closer to white light. Higher than that, the light starts to look blue bordering on purple.

Very nice looking display of insulators, I would take great pride in that collection
Dream collection. Dario has the most amazing insulator collection i have ever seen. I have only viewed pictures but they are superb images.
ROBBYBOBBY64.
 

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