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T / S Patent Date Description Patentee Category Assigned To
 1883
U 272,069 February 13, 1883 Insulator for Electric Conductors
Knob made of two parts to hold wire (see Dario's 1886 catalog of The Electrical Supply Co.)
MACE, Theodore
Knob  
U 279,274 June 12, 1883 Binding Post
Knob with grooves to wrap line wire around
PATTERSON, William R.
Knob Western Electric Co.
 1884
U 296,688 April 8, 1884 Insulating Support for Electric Conductors
Knob for holding wires
HAINES, David
LAKE, Stephen
Knob  
U 307,025 October 21, 1884 Electric Wire Supporter
Circular configuration of knobs to hold multiple conductors
DRAPER, Oscar Mann
Knob Himself, Albert Scranton Weaver, and Oscar N Bender
 1886
U 349,788 September 28, 1886 Insulator
Knob
FITCH, Nathan T.
Knob  
 1888
U 386,111 July 17, 1888 Electric Wire Insulator
Knobs paired to hold wire in trees
CUTLER, Henry H.
Knob  
 1889
U 398,025 February 19, 1889 Insulator
Knob
BROWN, Warren C.
Knob  
U 403,727 May 21, 1889 Insulator
Knob - self-tying
BERRANG, Jacob C.
Knob  
 1890
U 440,042 November 4, 1890 Insulator for Electric Conductors
Knob - 2 piece
KESSLER, William
Knob  
 1891
U 450,384 April 14, 1891 Electric Wire Insulator
Knob with two grooves and side petticoat
BERTOLETTE, Daniel A.
Knob  
U 455,400 July 7, 1891 Manufacture of Knob Molds
Method of forming mold boxes for the manufacture of knobs.
HEADLEY, Harry
Knob H. Brunt & Son
U Specimen known 464,770 December 8, 1891 Clamp for Electric Wires
Nail-knob with matching caming grooves. Rotating cap tightens it against the insulated covered wire and the screw or nail secures the cap in that position.
GREEN, John Jay
BROWN, George C.
Knob  
 1892
U 469,940 March 1, 1892 Insulator
Knob - self-tying
HAMMOND, Charles N.
Knob  
U 477,980 June 28, 1892 Insulator
Knob
WIRT, Herbert C.
Knob The Thomson-Houston Electric Co.
U Specimen known 479,134 July 19, 1892 Insulator
Self-typing nail-knob with arm that secures the wire
CONOVER, Chauncey E.
Knob  
U 480,011 August 2, 1892 Insulator
Knob - self-tying
GREEN, John Jay
Knob The Security Insulator Co.
U 483,771 October 4, 1892 Insulator
Knob - self-tying Patent was owned by Pass & Seymour.
SEYMOUR, Albert P.
Knob  
U 485,106 October 25, 1892 Insulator
Knob of mica with side groove to hold wire
LEE, Charles T.
Knob The Johns-Pratt Co.
 1894
U 525,001 August 28, 1894 Insulator
Knob - 2 piece
BRADLEY, Leonard W.
Knob  
U 526,472 September 25, 1894 Insulator for Electric Conductors
Knob - self-tying
WEBSTER, George
Knob 1/2 to Arthur Ingraham & Samuel Brown
 1895
U 531,635 January 1, 1895 Electric Wire Holder or Insulator
Knob - 2 piece
ISKE, Albert
Knob  
U 549,443 November 5, 1895 Electric Supporting Insulator
Knob
COLLINS, Joseph
Knob  
 1897
U 588,048 August 10, 1897 Insulator for Wires
Knob with grooves and bracket
ASHBY, George
Knob  
 1899
U 627,366 June 20, 1899 Insulator for Fastening Electric Wires
Knob - self-tying
TRELEAVEN, John
Knob Harry Painter and Christopher Turton
 1900
U 660,271 October 23, 1900 Insulating Knob for Electric Light Wiring
Knob - self-tying
HENDERSON, Robert H.
HENDERSON, John G.
Knob  
U 664,176 December 18, 1900 Electric Insulator
Knob - self-tying via screw cap
RISLER, Emil
Knob  
 1901
U Specimen known 682,709 September 17, 1901 Insulator
Knob to support underground conduit electric railways
JENKINS, Wilton F.
Knob  
U Specimen known 682,831 September 17, 1901 Adjustable Insulator
Knobs with various fluted sides grouped to hold wire
MURDOCK, Henry D.
Knob  
 1902
U Specimen known 697,001 April 8, 1902 Insulator
2-piece reversible nail-knob “P. E. M. Co. knob” (made by the Porcelain Electric Mfg. Co.) formerly known as the “W. E. split knob”. When Thomas received exclusive right to make and market the knob, it was called Thomas “T. P. I. knob “.
NICHOLS, William H.
Knob 1/2 to Elmer Larrabee
 1903
U Specimen known 724,329 March 31, 1903 Insulator
Self-tying nail-knob with three flanges on top for tying wire around the knob and saw-toothed bottom edge to prevent the knob from turning.
POLK, Robert H.
Knob  
U Specimen known 745,999 December 8, 1903 Insulator
nail-knob with conical projection on the bottom part that fits in a conical recess in the top part and projections in the wire groove and cap to secure the wire.
BOWER, Sigmund
Knob 1/2 to Joseph Levy
 1904
U 753,398 March 1, 1904 Cleat for Electric Wiring
Knob - 2-piece with base cut at an angle
HUNT, Emory C.
Knob 1/2 to Charles Snyder
U Specimen known 753,399 March 1, 1904 Combination Bracket and Knob for Electric Conductors
nail-knob with hole in the top and two side groove for tie-wire (see Western Electrician 4-29-1905)
HUNT, Emory C.
Knob 1/2 to Charles Snyder
U 776,514 December 6, 1904 Cleat for Electric Wiring
Knob - split
HUNT, Emory C.
Knob 1/2 to C. W. E. Snyder
 1905
U 783,348 February 21, 1905 Insulator
Knob - self-tying
WRIGHT, Evans C.
Knob 1/2 to Francis McHenry
U 804,115 November 7, 1905 Electrical Insulator
Knob - self-tying
GOODRIDGE, Gilbert W.
Knob  
U Specimen known 806,588 December 5, 1905 Electrical Insulator
Oval shaped nail-knob with saddle top for cap to fit over the saddle
SINCLAIR, Herbert
Knob  
 1906
U 815,471 March 20, 1906 Insulator
Knob - split
RICKS, George L.
Knob  
U 825,954 July 17, 1906 Cleat for Electric Wires
Knob - split made from wood or composition
BLAKE, Charles C.
Knob  
U 831,168 September 18, 1906 Insulator
Knob on side of pony insulator similar to British terminal insulator
LEMBECK, Arthur J. L.
Knob 1/2 to John Wall
U 834,533 October 30, 1906 Insulator
Knob - split vertically to clamp wire
NICOLS, James F.
Knob 1/2 to C. D. Stevens
U 840,336 December 25, 1906 Insulator
Knob
JOHNSON, Alfred
Knob  
 1907
U 845,544 February 26, 1907 Wiring Knob
Knob
GORDON, Waldo C.
Knob The Electric Good Mfg Co.
U 849,896 April 9, 1907 Insulator
Knob with cam device to hold wire
GRIFFITH, Charles
Knob  
U Specimen known 855,208 May 28, 1907 Insulator
nail-knob with top part fitting inside the bottom and with an offset nail hole. Specimen was found at Star Porcelain Co. dump with embossed marking IDEAL.
SINCLAIR, Herbert
Knob  
U Specimen known 864,947 September 3, 1907 Clamp for Electric Wires
Knob
BUFFINTON, Elisha W.
Knob 1/2 to Marietta Huggett
 1908
U 876,059 January 7, 1908 Split Knob
Knob
IRONS, William H.
Knob  
U Specimen known 878,302 February 4, 1908 Insulator
nail-knob, square shaped with reversible matching halves
MARKEL, Harley R.
Knob  
U 879,033 February 11, 1908 Insulators for Electric Wires
Knob
CALDWELL, John
Knob  
U 880,121 February 25, 1908 Electrical Insulator
Knob wiring insulator composed of two or more discs to secure individual wires from each other and the supporting nail or screw.
BOLTON, Daniel G.
Knob  
U 887,520 May 12, 1908 Insulator
Knob - self-tying
REHLING, John W.
Knob  
U 897,669 September 1, 1908 Insulator
Knob - self-tying
SIEGWART, Frank J.
Knob  
U Specimen known 907,251 December 22, 1908 Electrical Wiring Knob
nail-knob with side projection on each part to secure the wire.
LAWRENCE, Harry W.
Knob  
 1909
U Specimen known 917,207 April 6, 1909 Insulator
Knob with offset screw
WEBER, JR., August
Knob August Weber, Sr.
U Specimen known 919,386 April 27, 1909 Insulator
Nail knob made by Cook Pottery Co. known as the ""Wedge"" for holding two wires (see article 7273)
SCHAUB, Ferdinand
Knob  
 1910
U Specimen known 948,321 February 8, 1910 Knob Insulator
Knob or spool to support a pair of insulation covered wires
GRACE, Sergius P.
Knob Western Electric Co.
U Specimen known 954,596 April 12, 1910 Insulator
Knob (Fireplug)
STADERMANN, Albert L.
Knob  
U 964,586 July 19, 1910 Insulator
Knob - self-tying
TUFTS, JR., John R.
Knob 1/2 to F. W. Clark
U Specimen known 965,723 July 26, 1910 Insulator
nail-knob with ball holder. Known as the Paragon knob, which was sold by the Paragon Electric Co.
MALTHANER, John F.
Knob  
U Specimen known 971,683 October 4, 1910 Insulator
Knob
MARKEL, Harley R.
Knob  
U Specimen known 977,262 November 29, 1910 Insulating Hanger
Knob - self-tying
BIGHAM, Neal Jay
Knob Harry A. Robertson
 1911
U 981,074 January 10, 1911 Split-knob Insulator
Knob triangular shaped
DUPONT, Henry H.
Knob  
U 989,231 April 11, 1911 Insulator Support
Knob bracket
CHAMBERLAIN, Wilbur L.
Knob  
U Specimen known 992,570 May 16, 1911 Insulator
Knob with reversible L-shaped halves to better grip the wire and without projections that might get damaged during shipment.
MARKEL, Harley R.
Knob  
 1912
U Specimen known 1,014,934 January 16, 1912 Insulator Knob
Knob
BAKER, George
Knob  
U Specimen known 1,021,059 March 26, 1912 Insulator
Knob
MARKLEY, Willis R.
Knob  
U 1,029,980 June 18, 1912 Insulator
Knob - self-tying (see reissue 13,748 on 6-16-1914)
ELLIS, John
Knob  
U Specimen known 1,032,545 July 16, 1912 Insulator
Knob
HILTY, Robert D.
Knob 1/2 to Ira Zeis
U 1,042,372 October 22, 1912 Split Insulator
Knob
HARRIS, John R.
Knob  
U Specimen known 1,048,850 December 31, 1912 Insulator
Findlay reversible ""Buckeye"" split-knob for crossovers
MOORE, John W.
Knob  
 1913
U 1,049,405 January 7, 1913 Insulator
Knob
SCHAUB, Ferdinand
Knob  
U 1,060,886 May 6, 1913 Insulator
Interchangeable nail-knob parts
BICKNELL, John E.
Knob Findlay Electric Porcelain Co.
U Specimen known 1,079,239 November 18, 1913 Insulator
Knob with tube of metal surrounding the nail to aid in keeping parts together.
HARRIS, John R.
Knob  
 1914
R 13,748 June 16, 1914 Insulator
Knob - self-tying (reissue of 1,029,980)
ELLIS, John
Knob  
 1915
U Specimen known 1,127,776 February 9, 1915 Insulator
Reversible nail-knob
KETTRON, Charles W.
Knob Illinois Electric Porcelain Co.
U Specimen known 1,139,748 May 18, 1915 Insulator
Knob
BEATTY, Thomas W.
Knob  
U Specimen known 1,144,153 June 22, 1915 Insulator
Knob
NICHOLS, William H.
Knob  
U Specimen known 1,147,498 July 20, 1915 Divided Insulator
Reversible nail-knob
FREEMAN, Edgar H.
Knob Trenton Porcelain Co.
D 48,174 November 23, 1915 Design for an Insulator Body for Trolley Wire Hangers
Knob with mounting hole and square opening at top
FOX, Alexander Lee
Knob  
 1916
U 1,177,996 April 4, 1916 Insulator
Knob with two nail holes
CURRY, William J.
ANDREWS, William A.
Knob  
U Specimen known 1,179,127 April 11, 1916 Insulator
Knob, split with metal clip to hold the parts together
MARKEL, Harley R.
Knob  
U 1,186,862 June 13, 1916 Insulator
Knob
SWARTZ, Otto P.
Knob  
U 1,194,747 August 15, 1916 Insulator
Knob
KELLS, Herbert R.
Knob  
U 1,201,325 October 17, 1916 Insulator
Knob
MARKEL, Harley R.
Knob  
 1917
U Specimen known 1,213,011 January 16, 1917 Device for Connecting Outside Wires to Buildings
Odd cylindrical knob with off-center screw hole and external grooves for attaching wires to buildings (see reissue 14,312 on 6-5-1917) [Angle Insulator Co.]
RAGOTZKY, Philip C.
Knob  
U 1,217,315 February 27, 1917 Insulator
Knob
KENDIG, Julian H.
Knob  
U Specimen known 1,218,181 March 6, 1917 Insulator Knob
nail-knob made by Cook Pottery Co. known as the ""Wedge"".
HOMER, John W.
Knob  
R Specimen known 14,312 June 5, 1917 Device for Connecting Outside Wires to Buildings
Odd cylindrical knob with off-set screw hole and external grooves for attaching wires to buildings (reissue of 1,213,011) [Angle Insulator Co.]
RAGOTZKY, Philip C.
Knob  
U Specimen known 1,232,354 July 3, 1917 Insulator
nail-knob
MAIR, John E.
Knob Brunt Tile & Porcelain Co.
 1918
U 1,273,313 July 23, 1918 Insulator
Knob with metal clip
BEATTY, Thomas W.
Knob  
U 1,284,799 November 12, 1918 Knob and the Like
Knob with two vertical grooves and lag screw for mounting to building
SINDELAR, Lambert J.
Knob  
 1919
U Specimen known 1,290,540 January 7, 1919 Knob Insulator
Knob with 6-prong star under cap (DIXIE NAIL-IT and DIXIE SCREW-IT)
GLOCKER, Gustave
Knob  
D 52,991 February 11, 1919 Design for an Insulator
Miscellaneous knob
HORTON, John T.
Knob  
U 1,302,158 April 29, 1919 Insulator
Knob
HARRIS, John R.
Knob  
U Specimen known 1,311,483 July 29, 1919 Insulator
nail-knob, cap has radial ridges flush with rim of cap and base has ribbed grooves.
AMOS, Frank M.
Knob Wheeling Tile Co.
U 1,314,682 September 2, 1919 Spur Forming Machine
Machine for making nail-knobs (see 1,517,084)
MCKNIGHT, Oscar W.
Knob Brunt Tile & Porcelain Co.
 1920
U 1,326,962 January 6, 1920 Sectional Non-Rotative Insulating Knob for Supporting Electric Wires
nail-knob with nail split in the center
POINDEXTER, Alfred M.
Knob  
U Specimen known 1,329,656 February 3, 1920 Insulator
Nail knob made by Triangle M (Illinois Electric Porcelain Co.) with captivated nail. (DIXIE NAILIT)
FARGO, Arthur H.
Knob Charles Tremain
U 1,335,634 March 30, 1920 Insulator
Knob
AMOS, Frank M.
Knob Wheeling Tile Co.
U 1,348,249 August 3, 1920 Insulator Knob
Electrose knob
STEINBERGER, Louis
Knob  
U Specimen known 1,354,396 September 28, 1920 Fastening Device
Knob with ribs on nail to prevent separation
HOENIG, Harry E.
Knob 1/2 to Josiat Smith
 1921
U 1,376,307 April 26, 1921 Insulator
Knob
AMOS, Frank M.
Knob Wheeling Tile Co.
U 1,390,118 September 6, 1921 Insulator
Knob
FRIDRICHSEN, Peter Christian Carl
Knob  
 1922
U 1,427,953 September 5, 1922 Attaching Device
Knob
HARRISON, Arthur W.
Knob Porcelain Appliance Corp.
U 1,429,079 September 12, 1922 Split Insulator
Knob
KETTRON, Charles W.
Knob Illinois Electric Porcelain Co.
U 1,429,369 September 19, 1922 Attaching Device
Knob
PARKER, William M.
Knob J. H. Parker & Son, Inc.
 1923
U 1,474,736 November 20, 1923 Insulator
Knob
SCHAUB, Ferdinand
Knob  
 1924
U 1,486,664 March 11, 1924 Assembling Machine for Insulator Knobs
Machine to assemble nail-knobs
HIRES, John Edgar
Knob Automatic Machinery and Equipment Co., Inc.
U 1,512,430 October 21, 1924 Machine for Assembling Nail Knobs
Machine for assembling nail-knobs
LOY, John G.
Knob Federal Porcelain Co.
U 1,517,084 November 25, 1924 Spur Forming Machine
Machine for making nail-knobs (see 1,314,682)
MCKNIGHT, Oscar W.
Knob Brunt Tile & Porcelain Co.
U Specimen known 1,521,433 December 30, 1924 Indicating Insulator
Knob
CHARLTON, Robert W.
Knob  
 1925
U Specimen known 1,527,318 February 24, 1925 Insulator
Knob with multiple side grooves
LEWIS, Edwin
Knob American Telephone & Telegraph Co.
U 1,530,298 March 17, 1925 Knob
Knob with side grooves
CHAMBLESS, Young J.
LEE, Ammie L.
Knob  
U 1,532,110 March 31, 1925 Apparatus for Assembling Nail Knobs
Machine for assembling nail-knobs
LOY, John G.
Knob Federal Porcelain Co.
U 1,532,111 March 31, 1925 Machine for Assembling Nail Knobs
Machine for assembling nail-knobs
LOY, John G.
Knob Federal Porcelain Co.
 1926
U 1,583,458 May 4, 1926 Nail Knob Assembling Machine
Machine for making nail-knobs
HANLEY, Timothy Henry
Knob Federal Porcelain Co.
U 1,589,939 June 22, 1926 Nail Knob Assembly
Machine to manufacture nail-knobs
CASE, Francis M.
Knob Federal Porcelain Co.
U 1,589,940 June 22, 1926 Nail Knob Assembling and Securing Machine
Machine to manufacture nail-knobs
CASE, Francis M.
Knob Federal Porcelain Co.
U 1,592,042 July 13, 1926 Insulator
Knob
NEWMAN, Maurice H.
GILARDIN, William A.
Knob  
U 1,602,918 October 12, 1926 Insulator
Knob
MARTINEZ, Woodward J.
Knob  
 1927
U Specimen known 1,640,815 August 30, 1927 Insulator
Knob - self-tying with side projections to crimp wire and hold it.
BROOKMAN, Horace D.
Knob  
 1928
U 1,664,172 March 27, 1928 Insulator
Knob with metal hook to hold wire
HOLLER, John R.
Knob  
U 1,668,581 May 8, 1928 Electrical Insulating Knob
Knob (Canada)
BROWN, Donald M.
Knob  
 1929
U 1,736,043 November 19, 1929 Insulator
Knob
KYLE, William D.
Knob Line Material Co.
 1938
D Specimen known 108,489 February 15, 1938 Design for an Electric Insulator
Standard Porcelain No. 57
DALTON, Rolland E.
Knob Porcelain Products, Inc.
 1939
D Specimen known 115,530 July 4, 1939 Design for a Porcelain Insulator
Fence knob (Wisconsin Porcelain Co. president)
STOHL, Ludwig A.
Knob Wisconsin Porcelain Co.
D 115,578 July 4, 1939 Design for a Porcelain Insulator
Fence knob (Wisconsin Porcelain Co. president)
STOHL, Ludwig A.
Knob  
 1940
D 121,705 July 30, 1940 Design for an Electric Fence Insulator
Fence knob
SMITH, Ralph R.
Knob  
U 2,213,425 September 3, 1940 Insulator Fastener
Knob and bracket pin
YOUNG, Harry M.
Knob Western Wire Products Co.
 1941
D Specimen known 126,721 April 22, 1941 Design for a Strain Insulator
Surge fence knob
SCHILLING, Lorell John
Knob Babson Brothers Co.
D Specimen known 126,722 April 22, 1941 Design for a Line Insulator
Surge fence knob
SCHILLING, Lorell John
Knob Babson Brothers Co.
 1943
U Specimen known 2,307,277 January 5, 1943 Wire Support
Knob - self-tying
KLINGEL, Edward L.
Knob  
 1944
U 2,343,576 March 7, 1944 Support for Electric Conductors
Knob
PITTMAN, Ralph R.
Knob  
 1950
U Specimen known 2,517,221 August 1, 1950 Secondary and Service Rack Insulator
Knob - specimens exist called ""pencil holder""
LOUX, Raymond A.
Knob  
 1954
U Specimen known 2,688,654 September 7, 1954 Insulator for Fence Posts
Knob for electric fence.
BUSSMANN, JR., Aloysius B.
Knob  
 1960
U 2,935,553 May 3, 1960 Electrical Knob Insulator
Nail-knob with center bushing to secure nail
SHOWMAN, Robert L.
Knob A. B. Chance Co.

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