Glass Insulators

One man’s trash is another man’s collectible

News 8 Austin
7/8/2006 7:44 PM
By: Allison Toepperwein

“Baubles, trinkets, doodads, call them whatever you want. Glass insulators weren’t intended to become collector’s items, but they are.

The National Insulator Association (NIA) held its 37th annual convention this weekend at a hotel in Northeast Austin. While hundreds came to add to their collections, thousands don’t even know what an insulator is.

…with the demand of collectors, some sell for $25,000. Most however, are under $1.”

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