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Insulator Auction Catalogs

This list is an attempt at a comprehensive list of known auction catalogs.  Although these are not traditional reference material, they typically contain excellent photographs of rare and unusual insulators as well as some good historical information.

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There are currently no auction catalogs in the NIA archives

 
Title Author(s) Date Published Notes
Open Wire Insulator Services Auction #22 Dwayne Anthony 2007 (May) Catalog #22
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 2007 (March) Pole Top Discoveries - Sale #56
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 2006 (September) Pole Top Discoveries - Sale #55
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 2006 (February) Pole Top Discoveries - Sale #54
Treasures of the Talking Wire Mike Green 2005 (October) Catalog #1
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 2005 (September) Pole Top Discoveries - Sale #53
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 2005 (March) Pole Top Discoveries - Sale #52
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 2004 (October) Pole Top Discoveries - Sale #51
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 2004 (March) Pole Top Discoveries - Sale #50
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 2003 (September) Pole Top Discoveries - Sale #49
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 2003 (April) Pole Top Discoveries - Sale #48
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 2003 (March) Pole Top Discoveries - Sale #47
Open Wire Insulator Services Auction #15 Dwayne Anthony 2003 (January) Catalog #15
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 2002 (October) Pole Top Discoveries - Sale #46
Open Wire Insulator Services Auction #14 Dwayne Anthony 2002 (Fall) Catalog #14
Ross Baird's "No Good Insulator" Fall Catalog Sale Ross Baird 2002 (September) Catalog #4
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 2002 (April) Pole Top Discoveries - Sale #45
Open Wire Insulator Services Auction #13 Dwayne Anthony 2001 (September) Catalog #13
Ross Baird's "No Good Insulator" Winter Catalog Sale Ross Baird 2001  (January) Catalog #3
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 2000 (April) Pole Top Discoveries - Sale #40
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 1999 (November) Pole Top Discoveries - Sale #39
The Collector's Color Catalog of Desirable Insulators Dwayne Anthony 1999 (Autumn) Catalog #10
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 1999 (October) Pole Top Discoveries - Sale #38
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 1999 (May) Pole Top Discoveries - Sale #37
Ross Baird's "No Good Insulator" Spring Catalog Sale Ross Baird 1999 (April) Catalog #2
The Collector's Color Catalog of Desirable Insulators Dwayne Anthony 1999 (Spring) Catalog #9
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 1999 (March) Pole Top Discoveries - Sale #36 (Ray changed his numbering starting with this catalog to include yearbooks, Else this would be #28)
1998 Yearbook Ray Klingensmith 1998 Pole Top Discoveries - Sale #2
Ross Baird's "No Good Insulator" Fall Catalog Sale Ross Baird 1998 (December) Catalog #1
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 1998 (November) Pole Top Discoveries #27
The Collector's Color Catalog of Desirable Insulators Dwayne Anthony 1998 (Fall) Catalog #8
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 1998 (June) Pole Top Discoveries #26
The Collector's Color Catalog of Desirable Insulators Dwayne Anthony 1998 (Spring) Catalog #7
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 1998 (March) Pole Top Discoveries #25
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 1997 (November) Pole Top Discoveries #24
The Collector's Color Catalog of Desirable Insulators Dwayne Anthony 1997 (Fall) Catalog #6
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 1997 (October) Pole Top Discoveries #23
The Collector's Color Catalog of Desirable Insulators Dwayne Anthony 1997 (June) Catalog #5
Grampa Mac's Antique Insulator Emporium - 1997 Catalog of Insulator Goods John McDougald 1997 Sales Book
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 1997 (February) Pole Top Discoveries #22
1997 Yearbook Ray Klingensmith 1997  
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 1996 (December) Pole Top Discoveries #21
The Collector's Color Catalog of Desirable Insulators Dwayne Anthony 1996 (Winter) Catalog #4
The Collector's Color Catalog of Desirable Insulators Dwayne Anthony 1996 (Summer/Fall) Catalog #3
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 1996 (June) Pole Top Discoveries #20
1996 Yearbook, Sale 2 Ray Klingensmith 1996  
1997 Yearbook, Sale 1 Ray Klingensmith 1996  
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 1996 (February) Pole Top Discoveries #19
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 1995 (November) Pole Top Discoveries #18
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 1995 (Autumn) Pole Top Discoveries #17
The Collector's Color Catalog of Desirable Insulators Dwayne Anthony 1995 (Fall/Winter) Catalog #2
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 1995 (Winter) Catalog  #16
The Collector's Color Catalog of Desirable Insulators Dwayne Anthony 1995 (Spring/Summer) Catalog #1
Glass-Work's Auction   1994 (November) Catalog #37
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 1994 (Winter) Catalog  #15
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 1994 (Autumn) Catalog  #14
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 1993 (Autumn) Catalog  #13
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 1993 (Spring) Catalog  #12
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators (Part 1) Ray Klingensmith 1992 (March) Catalog  #10
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators (Part 2) Ray Klingensmith 1992 (March) Catalog  #11
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 1991 (January) Catalog  #9
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 1990 (January) Catalog  #8
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 1989 (June) Catalog  #7
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 1989 (February) Catalog  #6
Catalog of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Insulators Ray Klingensmith 1989 (January) Catalog  #5
Catalog of Scarce & Rare Insulators Ray Klingensmith 1988 (Winter) Catalog  #4
Catalog of Scarce & Rare Insulators Ray Klingensmith 1988 (Spring/Summer) Catalog  #3
4th Annual Scarce & Rare Insulator List Ray Klingensmith 1987  
 

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