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Vintage American Glass Insulators

Product code: 40576/25

These vintage glass insulators are perfect for adding a bit of colour and interest to any space, add to a glass collection, or ideal as an authentic american street prop.

Dimensions: a) 10 h 8 cm dia  b) 10.5 h x 9 cm dia c) 10 h x 9 cm dia d)10.5 h x 8 cm dia  e) 10 h x 7.5 cm dia  f) 9 h x 8 cm dia

10 in stock


When communication consisted primarily of the telegraph and telephone the lines required the installation of insulators. These insulators were needed for attaching the wires to the poles, but much more importantly, they  prevented electric current loss during transmission.

Antique glass insulators popular collectable, and make great colourful displays. This is just a selection of our collection,we have a great selection of sizes, colours ages and some ceramic options, so if you are looking for something special, let us know. Each of these Insulators vary in age and have been used, and has signs of wear, chips and scuffs.

A) Brookfield

B) Hemingray no.40

C) Brookfield

D) no name but has ‘ Patented OCT 8TH 1907’

E) W. Brookfield

F) Hemingray 19

Please remember when buying vintage items  they will have signs of use – but that is also what makes them so unique.  We do our best to photograph and explain the condition of the item as best we can.  If you have any questions about a particular item please contact us.

Product code: 40576