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Re: [OM] IMG: From the Sixties

Subject: Re: [OM] IMG: From the Sixties
From: "Jim Nichols" <jhnichols@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 3 Oct 2012 01:43:37 -0500
Thanks for looking, Chris.  The colored ones are more impressive, but I 
haven't seen them in years.

Jim Nichols
Tullahoma, TN USA
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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.
>
> Chris
>
> 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.
>>
>> http://gallery.leica-users.org/v/OldNick/Insulator+33.jpg.html
>>
>> E-510 with ZD 35mm Macro
>
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