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Glass Insulators

The Hemingray Story

Hemingray was founded in 1848 by two partners, Robert Hemingray & Ralph Gray. Moving their glassworks across the river from Cincinnati in Covington, KY in 1852, the company went through a series of names, ultimately incorporating in 1870 as the Hemingray Glass Co. They were making insulators at least as early as the 1880s.  In 1933, Hemingray Glass Co. was sold to the Owens-Illinois Glass Co., and the last Hemingray insulators were produced in 1957.

Hemingray No. 9 turquoise insulator

This is an antique Hemingray No. 9 turquoise glass insulator that stands a shade over 3-1/2" tall with a 2-3/16" diameter beaded base. Marked “Hemingray No. 9" on the front and “Patented May 2, 1893" on the back. Delightfully distressed condition: a long wavy hairline crack across the front, two chipped off bottom beads, and a large blemish inside the glass that looks like a chip but cannot be felt on either the exterior or interior surfaces. (Click on picture for more images.) Tell a friend.

Price: $15.00 + s/h and insurance

 

  only 1 available

 

Hemingray No. 42 aqua insulator #1

This is an old Hemingray No. 42 aqua glass insulator that stands 4" tall with a 3-1/2" diameter beaded base. Marked “Hemingray - 42" on the front and “Made in U.S.A.” on the back. Excellent condition, with only some minor roughness at the base of its 2-1/4" diameter interior ring. (Click on picture for more images.) Tell a friend.

Price: $16.00 + s/h and insurance

 

  only 1 available

 

Hemingray No. 42 aqua insulator #2

This is another old Hemingray No. 42 aqua glass insulator that stands 4" tall with a 3-1/2" diameter beaded base. Marked “Hemingray - 42" on the front and “Made in U.S.A.” on the back. Not in as good condition as the one listed immediately above. This one has two chips on its exterior ring and two tiny ones at the base of its 2-1/4" diameter interior ring. They don’t show up in the photos, but they’re there and are reflected in our lower price for this insulator. (Click on picture for more images.) Tell a friend.

Price: $10.00 + s/h and insurance

 

  only 1 available

 

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