Lot 142

Price Realized:  $528
CD 140 OAKMAN MFG. CO., Rich Blue Aqua; Everyone loves a JUMBO!
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Lot 142: CD 140 OAKMAN MFG. CO.  Color: Rich Blue Aqua  Description: Excellent condition, especially given the size of this insulator, which has the nickname "Jumbo." Base embossed "OAKMAN M'F'G CO. BOSTON." The Oakman Manufacturing Company, which specialized in high voltage distribution insulators, produced CD 140 "Jumbo" insulators for the first underground trolley system in the United States. The system was located in downtown Boston, and service began around the year 1895. Most of the CD 140s in the hobby today were used on this line. A great piece of Boston transportation history!
Estimate: $450 - $550  Open: $10
Price Realized:  $528

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