SOLD – AUTHENTIC CIVIL WAR WOODEN TELEGRAPH INSULATOR COVER

AUTHENTIC CIVIL WAR WOODEN TELEGRAPH INSULATOR COVER

THIS IS A VERY EARLY CIVIL WAR WOODEN TELEGRAPH INSULATOR COVER THAT WAS FOUND IN SOUTHERN KENTUCKY. IT IS IN ORIGINAL UNTOUCHED UNCLEANED CONDITION WITH A GOOD DRY SURFACE. THERE ARE ONLY A FEW OF THESE THAT HAVE SURVIVED AND ARE SELDOM FOUND. IT STILL HAS REMNANTS OF THE ORIGINAL TAR THAT SEALED IT FROM WEATHER AND HAS A CHIP ON THE BASE. ONE CAN ONLY IMAGINE THE MESSAGES THAT PASSED THRU THIS BY CONFEDERATE OFFICERS SENDING TELEGRAPHS DURING THE WAR. A REAL TREASURE AMONG CIVIL WAR AND INSULATOR COLLECTORS. CAREFULLY PACKED INSURED SHIPPING TO THE LOWER 48 STATES IS 15.00.