Thanks for looking, Chris. The colored ones are more impressive, but I
haven't seen them in years.
Tullahoma, TN USA
----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Barker" <ftog@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "Olympus Camera Discussion" <olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, October 03, 2012 1:41 AM
Subject: Re: [OM] IMG: From the Sixties
> Thanks, Jim, I've never seen one close up, as it were.
> On 2 Oct 2012, at 22:13, Jim Nichols <jhnichols@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> When my sons were young, one of the things that they collected during our
>> outings in the countryside were abandoned telephone insulators. I recall
>> a number of blue and clear glass specimens. Today, as I walked through
>> the garage, I spotted one on a high shelf.
>> In a quick Google search, I learned that this particular insulator was
>> manufactured by the millions to support long-distance telephone lines,
>> with its heavy lower shoulder designed to carry extra weight.
>> E-510 with ZD 35mm Macro
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