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U 393 September 22, 1837 Improvement in the Composition of Matter for Fire-Bricks
Flint composition material for the Elliott flint insulators
FENTON, Christopher W.
Flint  
U 1,096 March 5, 1839 Improvement in the Lightning Rods for Protecting Buildings, Etc. from the Effects of Lightning
Circular metal hat or point with projecting tips around the edge
BARBER, Joseph S.
Lightning Rod Point  
U 2,056 April 19, 1841 Improvement in the Mode of Connecting the Rods of Lightning Conductors, Etc.
Lightning rod attached to building with a hook clip
STRONG, Justin E.
Lightning Rod  
U 2,284 October 9, 1841 Improvement in the Mode of Attaching the Receiving and Discharge Points of Lightning Conductors
Lightning rod connectors cast on the ends
ORCUTT, William A.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 4,807 October 7, 1846 Improvement in Lightning Conductors
Lighting rod and insulator
L'ANGLAIS, Rene
Lightning Rod Insulator  
U 5,889 October 31, 1848 Insulating Support for Telegraph Wires
Block (glass) with zigzag slit held by hooded bracket
LIVINGSTON, Laureston R.
ROGGEN, John J.
ADAMS, Calvin
Block  
U 6,779 October 9, 1849 Supporter for Telegraph Wires
Hook encased in metal shell (also House-top insulator?)
LIVINGSTON, L. R.
ROGGEN, J. J.
ADAMS, Calvin
KENDALL, Amos
VAIL, Alfred
Hook  
U 6,907 November 27, 1849 Improvement in Glazing Pottery-Ware
Transparent and colored glaze for pottery and stone ware
FENTON, Christopher W.
Flint  
U 7,008 January 8, 1850 Improvement in Alloys for Points of Lightning Rods
Alloy composed of tin, antimony, bismuth, silver, platinum, and silex
SPRATT, James
Lightning Rod Point  
U Specimen known 7,076 February 5, 1850 Lightning Rod Insulator
Lightning rod insulator (attachment for conductors)
SPRATT, James
Lightning Rod Insulator  
U Specimen known 8,075 May 6, 1851 Improvement in the Manufacture of India Rubber
Rubber - vulcanizing process for hard rubber for insulator
GOODYEAR, Nelson
Rubber  
U Specimen known 8,316 August 26, 1851 Improvement in Insulators for Lightning Rods
Lightning rod insulator (attachment for conductors)
OTIS, George W.
Lightning Rod Insulator  
U Specimen known 8,418 October 14, 1851 Improvement in Insulators for Telegraph Wires
Metal or cast iron insulator with cupped dry area at bottom. Glass poured in with a conductor supporting iron rod embedded in the glass, and the cupped is coated or lined with glass, porcelain, or enamel. The bottom skirt is slanted inward 45 degrees to p
BATCHELDER, John M.
Metal  
U 8,419 October 14, 1851 Insulator for Telegraph Wires
Hook embedded in metal shell (with guta percha) for bolting
ROBBINS, Zenas C.
Hook  
U Specimen known 8,438 October 14, 1851 Improvement in Insulators for Telegraphs
CD 1012 & CD 1014, slotted glass tube mounted in a wooden bracket
YANDELL, John
Insulator  
U 8,930 May 4, 1852 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod point made of steel coated with various other metals such as copper, tin, etc.
SPRATT, James
Lightning Rod Point  
U 9,260 September 14, 1852 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod point made of sections of different metal each melting at a lower temperature out to the tip
HOMAN, Herman H.
Lightning Rod Point  
U 9,789 June 14, 1853 Manufacturing Glass
Glass furnace for burning coal
BROOKFIELD, James M.
WHITE, Ephraim V.
Furnace  
U 9,995 September 6, 1853 Improvement in Bottle Fastenings
Sealing method for glass jars
SPRATT, James
Bottle  
U 10,396 January 3, 1854 Improvement in Sealing Preserve Cans
Pump to pull a vacuum on a can
NICHOLSON, Henry C.
SPRATT, James
Can  
U 11,217 July 4, 1854 Improvement in Lightning Rods for Vessels
Lightning rod system tied to the ship's masts and grounded to the copper sheathing on the hull
FORBES, Robert B.
Lightning Rod  
U 11,261 July 11, 1854 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made of sheets of copper to form ribbed or vanes along its length and attached to buildings with lignum vitea wood insulators
LYON, Amos
Lightning Rod  
U 11,332 July 18, 1854 Improvement in Hermetical Sealing
Metal can with rubber gasket (see reissue 1,593)
SPRATT, James
Can  
U 11,515 August 15, 1854 Glass Mold
Mold and press to manufacture Lefferts ramshorn insulator
BROOKE, William
Hook  
U 11,539 August 15, 1854 Insulator for Lightning Rods
Lightning rod insulator (split circular) with metal screw bracket
WEBB, Timothy U.
Lightning Rod Insulator  
U 11,893 November 7, 1854 Glass Furnace
Improved circular glass furnace using anthracite coal
HAY, Andrew K.
Furnace  
U Specimen known 13,162 July 3, 1855 Improvement in Attachments for Lighting Rods
Lightning rod insulator holder for glass insulator (Salamander)
DWYER, Robert D.
Lightning Rod Insulator  
U 13,402 August 7, 1855 Forming Screw Threads, etc., in the Necks of Glass Bottles and Similar Articles
Threads formed internally in necks of bottles and insulators
STONE, Amasa
Thread  
U 15,491 August 5, 1856 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made of tubular metal with fins
MUNSON, David
Lightning Rod  
U 18,606 November 10, 1857 Candlestick
Method of attaching a candle to a candlestick
SPRATT, James
Candlestick  
U 18,963 December 29, 1857 Improved Device for Attaching Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made of corrugated copper sheets and attached with iron spikes
ELLIOTT, J. B.
Lightning Rod  
U 20,916 July 13, 1858 Improved Device for Securing Lightning Rods
Lightning rod insulator (glass) with spring clip to hold rod
SCHRAGE, Victor
Lightning Rod Insulator  
U Specimen known 21,492 September 14, 1858 Improvement in Telegraph Insulators
Hook covered with rubber to insert into crossarm or pole (see 124,199)
FARMER, Moses G.
BATCHELDER, John M.
Hook  
U 21,905 October 26, 1858 Improved Method of Insulating and Supporting Lightning Rods
Lightning rod with adjustable caps
ROGERS, Elkanah C.
Lightning Rod  
U 22,186 November 30, 1858 Glass Jar
Screw cap shoulder seal fruit jar
MASON, John L.
HU  
U 22,188 November 30, 1858 Improved Supporting Insulator for Lightning Rods
Lightning rod insulator (glass) and bracket to support rod
MCLEOD, N. N.
Lightning Rod Insulator  
U Specimen known 23,373 March 29, 1859 Improved Insulator for Lightning Rods
Lightning rod insulator (glass) and bracket to hold rod
HICKOK, Russel
Lightning Rod Insulator  
U Specimen known 24,110 May 24, 1859 Improved Device for Securing Lightning Rods
Lightning rod insulator (glass) with spring clip to hold rod
ENGGREN, John A.
Lightning Rod Insulator  
U 24,294 June 7, 1859 Leg for Pianos
Glass insert in a piano leg with hole for mounting a caster wheel
GELIN, Felix
GELIN, Charles
Piano  
U 25,534 September 20, 1859 Machine for Making Lightning Rods
Machine for making corrugated, twisted lightning rods out of sheet metal
STEARNS, Charles
Lightning Rod Machine  
U 25,823 October 18, 1859 Improved Lightning Rod
Lightning rod made by wrapping thin copper sheet metal around a steel rod
HALL, William
Lightning Rod  
U 27,977 April 24, 1860 Improved Method of Insulating and Supporting Lightning Rods
Lightning rod insulator (two-piece) with split support
FOX, Myron
Lightning Rod Insulator  
U 28,263 May 15, 1860 Improved Insulator for Electrodes
Slotted enameled iron ring for holding electrodes
ENGLER, Louis
KRAUSS, Ernest F.
Slotted  
U 28,397 May 22, 1860 Improvement in Making Sheet Metal Caps & c.
Method of making screw caps
NEWTON, Orrin
HU  
U 29,398 July 31, 1860 Improved Construction of Lightning Rods
Combined lightning rod and water gutter
PATTERSON, Jacob M.
Lightning Rod  
U 29,933 September 4, 1860 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Method of connecting hollow lightning rods
WOOSTER, David
Lightning Rod  
U 30,063 September 18, 1860 Mold for Glass Jars
Mold to form annular groove around opening of fruit jar to receive cap and sealing wax
HEMINGRAY, Robert
Jar  
U 30,560 November 6, 1860 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made up of continuous strips or tubes of metal
BRITTAN, N.
Lightning Rod  
U 34,105 January 7, 1862 Improvement in Pumps
Glass Pump Cylinder
COLLINS, George
PIPER, Enoch
HU  
U 38,492 May 12, 1863 Improvement in Lamp Chimneys
Fluted lamp chimney
JUKES, Wesley L.
HU  
U 38,820 June 9, 1863 Improvement in Caps for Fruit Jars
Wrench lug sheetmetal fruit jar cap
GRAY, Ralph
HEMINGRAY, Robert
HI  
U 39,853 September 8, 1863 Improvement in Closing Fruit Cans
Closure for fruit jar with metal locking bar
WEBSTER, William
HU  
U 41,157 January 5, 1864 Improvement in Insulators for Telegraph Wires
Earthenware (terra-cotta) insulator to hold 3 to 7 wires
HOLLAND, James
Earthenware  
U 41,657 February 16, 1864 Improvement in Closing Fruit Cans
Closure for fruit jar with metal locking bar
WEBSTER, William
HU  
U 43,565 July 19, 1864 Improvement in Lightning Conductors
Lightning rod tips formed by spiralling flat metal strips (see reissue 2,601)
BRITTAN, N.
Lightning Rod Point  
U 44,880 November 1, 1864 Improvement in Lightning Rod Conductors
Lightning rod made of two types of sheet metal forming a galvanic current to protect the copper
MUNSON, David
Lightning Rod  
U Specimen known 45,221 November 29, 1864 Improvement in Insulators for Telegraph Wires
Hook cemented in glass with metal covering (see reissue 2,717 on 8-6-1867)
BROOKS, David
Hook  
U 45,632 December 27, 1864 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made up of a core of twisted wires
PRATT, James
Lightning Rod  
U Specimen known 47,141 April 4, 1865 Improvement in Insulators for Telegraphs
Bracket (wooden) with recessed bowl to hold ramshorn [Smithsonian]
VAN CHOATE, S. F.
Bracket  
U 47,310 April 18, 1865 Improvement in Lightning Conductors
Lightning rod made up of an iron core and covered with triangular twisted metal
JOHNSON, Isaac
Lightning Rod  
U 47,551 May 2, 1865 Improvement in Lanterns
Railroad Lantern
IRWIN, John H.
HU  
U 47,846 May 23, 1865 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod point made up of a multitude of tips and main shaft separate in branches
MITCHELL, S. J.
Lightning Rod Point  
U 48,399 June 27, 1865 Improved Fruit Jar
Clamp top jar with projections on jar neck
HEMINGRAY, Robert
HI  
U Specimen known 48,906 July 25, 1865 Improvement in Insulators for Telegraph Wires
Threads formed internally for screw pin (see reissue 3,847 on 2-22-1870)
CAUVET, Louis A.
Thread  
U 49,633 August 29, 1865 Joints of Lightning Rods
Joint or coupling for tubular lightning rod that slips over the rod and secured with a screw
KING, L.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 50,398 October 10, 1865 Lightning Rod Joints
Lightning rods joined with slip joints
SMITH, N. E.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 50,591 October 24, 1865 Improvement in Lanterns
Railroad Lantern
IRWIN, John H.
HU  
U 51,934 January 9, 1866 Improvement in Telegraph Insulators
Hook with improved rubber cap and flared top
ELY, Alfred B.
Hook  
U 51,935 January 9, 1866 Improvement in Insulating Telegraph Wires
Paraffin and rubber insulated wire
ELY, Alfred B.
Paraffin  
U 52,329 January 30, 1866 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod point with connection to rod made of corrugated copper sheet to increase surface area
SHERWOOD, A. S.
Lightning Rod Point  
U 52,411 February 6, 1866 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made with a center copper core and outer layer of iron
HAWLEY, Louis J.
Lightning Rod  
U 52,541 February 13, 1866 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod with four ribs where halves with two ribs slide together to make any desired length
CUSHMAN, S. D.
Lightning Rod  
U 52,761 February 20, 1866 Improvement in Telegraph Insulators
Hook screwed into block of vulcanite
SMITH, William W.
Hook  
U 53,201 March 13, 1866 Telegraph Insulator
Hook with glazed enamel at right angle to square pointed shank
WADDELL, William W.
Hook  
U 53,246 March 13, 1866 Improvement in Telegraph Insulators
Hook insulator
SMITH, William W.
Hook  
U 53,426 March 27, 1866 Improvement in Telegraph Insulators
Hook covered with rubber attached to rubber hollow ball chamber
ELY, Alfred B.
Hook  
U 53,427 March 27, 1866 Improvement in Telegraph Insulators
Hook fitted with a disk of rubber
ELY, Alfred B.
Hook  
U 56,542 July 24, 1866 Improvement in Insulators for Telegraphs
Hook to be inserted directly into pole or crossarm
ELY, Alfred B.
Hook  
U 58,594 October 9, 1866 Improvement in Telegraph Insulators
Hook with metal shell fastened at right angle to pole
BURNAP, William H.
BRASSINGTON, John D.
Hook  
U 61,390 January 22, 1867 Improved Compound for Telegraph Insulators, and for Other Purposes
Heating earthenware insulators to 400-500 degrees and dipping into asphaltic compound that has been mixed with sulfur, silicic acid, and silicate of alumina to provide a hard, weather-resistant coating
BOYNTON, John F.
Coating  
U 61,741 February 5, 1867 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made from an iron rod with grooves and strips of copper slid into the grooves to make ribs
JILLSON, Clark
Lightning Rod  
U Specimen known 63,206 March 26, 1867 Improvement in Insulators for Telegraph Wires
Hook encased in metal or wood allows arcing to ground
BROOKS, David
Hook  
U Specimen known 64,196 April 30, 1867 Improvement in the Manufacture of Porcelain
Mixing cryolite, chiolite, and fluellite with sand and other common compounds for making glass in order to make a substance that looks similar to porcelain, but is actually glass that can be cast and formed like glass.
CHEYNEY, Waldron J.
Haley Insulator  
U 64,315 April 30, 1867 Improvement in Telegraph Insulator
Gutta-percha and bell covering to keep section of wire dry
HENDRICKSON, Stephen C.
Gutta  
R 2,601 May 14, 1867 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made of flat metal made tubular for the rods and points (see 43,565)
BRITTAN, N.
Lightning Rod  
U Specimen known 64,654 May 14, 1867 Improvement in Insulators
CD 732.2, threadless insulator with enlarged chamber for slotted pin (CJ 6-93-12)
FLOYD, George
Insulator  
U 65,886 June 18, 1867 Improvement in Insulators for Telegraph Wires
Hook with wooden block, insulator with dead air space and wooden disk, glass lugs
DAY, Alfred B.
Hook  
U 66,215 July 2, 1867 Improvement in Insulator Holders
Lightning rod insulator holder for glass insulator
CALROW, Richard
Lightning Rod Insulator  
U 66,453 July 9, 1867 Improvement in Insulators for Telegraphs
Earthenware pin and insulator saturated with tar
BOYNTON, John F.
Earthenware  
U 66,854 July 16, 1867 Improvement in Corrugated Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made of a continuous flat strip of copper corrugated longitudinally
KISSELL, Jacob A.
BLICKENSDERFER, Nathan
Lightning Rod  
R Specimen known 2,717 August 6, 1867 Improvement in Insulators for Telegraph Wires
Hook cemented in glass & metal case with sulfur (reissue of 45,221)
BROOKS, David
Hook  
U 69,585 October 8, 1867 Improvement in Telegraph Apparatus
Telegraph
POND, C. H.
Telegraph  
U Specimen known 69,622 October 8, 1867 Improvement in Insulators for Telegraphs
Hook in blown glass cemented with sulfur in metal case
BROOKS, David
Hook  
U Specimen known 70,052 October 22, 1867 Improvement in Telegraph Insulators
Hook in insulating material inserted into crossarm (references Wade insulator) [Smithsonian]
WAITE, John L.
Hook  
U Specimen known 70,727 November 12, 1867 Improvement in Insulators for Lightning Rods
Lightning rod insulator (glass) with sheet metal strip under shingles
LOCKHART, Thomas J.
LOCKE, Josiah
Lightning Rod Insulator  
U 70,741 November 12, 1867 Improvement in Lightning Conductors
Lightning rod with braided copper wire as connecting joints that can be easily turned as desired
PIKE, William G.
Lightning Rod  
U 71,418 November 26, 1867 Improvement in Telegraph Insulators
Cup under insulator (similar to oil insulator) to maintain dry surfaces (see reissue 3,499 on 6-8-1869) Patent was used by Central Electric Co.
SIMONDS, W. Edgar
Oil  
U 74,406 February 11, 1868 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made with twists and folds
MUNSON, David
Lightning Rod  
R 2,888 March 3, 1868 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made by wrapping thin copper sheet metal around a steel rod (see 25,823)
HALL, William
Lightning Rod  
U 75,365 March 10, 1868 Improvement in Insulators
Hook and block inserted in a bracket
CASTLE, Alfred H.
Hook  
U 75,492 March 10, 1868 Improvement in Telegraph Poles
Wire wrapped pole and crossarms to carry leaking electricity to ground
VARLEY, Cromwell F.
Wire  
U Specimen known 75,815 March 24, 1868 Improvement in Insulators for Telegraphs
Earthenware insulator, cemented galvanized pin coated with paraffin (Brown p. 57)
VARLEY, Cromwell F.
Earthenware  
U 75,889 March 24, 1868 Improvement in Telegraph Insulators
Hook with metal case secured to crossarm (see reissue 75,889)
FINN, J. L.
Hook  
U 76,358 April 7, 1868 Improvement in Electric Telegraphs
Rubber in porcelain or glass shell; glazed shell; sharp drip edge; ears
VARLEY, Cromwell F.
Rubber  
U 76,960 April 21, 1868 Improvement in Insulators for Telegraphs
Oil, wax or rubber saturated insulator to improve same (Brown p. 57)
VARLEY, Cromwell F.
Oil  
U 77,729 May 12, 1868 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made of wire or iron with a sheet of copper wrapped several times around it
HALL, William
Lightning Rod  
U 79,618 July 7, 1868 Improvement in Pointed Brackets for Lightning Rods
Lightning rod brass supporting bracket with point attached
WELLS, Martin
Lightning Rod  
U 79,951 July 14, 1868 Improvement in Insulators
Hook, improvement on 75,365
CASTLE, A. H.
Hook  
U 80,205 July 21, 1868 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod composed of strands of triangular shaped wire twised into rope and ends of the strands bent out to make multiple points
OTIS, George W.
Lightning Rod  
U 84,210 November 17, 1868 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made of flat U-shaped metal that can be easily fastened together
MUNSON, David
Lightning Rod  
U 85,637 January 5, 1869 Improved Glass Mould
Mold for making glass bottles
BROOKE, Homer
Mold  
U 86,151 January 26, 1869 Improved Mode of Constructing Lightning Rods
Method of welding galvanized and copper wires to form a lightning rod
HAMILTON, G. B.
STEVENES, J. S.
Lightning Rod  
U Specimen known 87,187 February 23, 1869 Improved Composition Insulator for Telegraph and other Electric Conductors
Composition material of silica, gum shellac etc. molded
MERRICK, JR., John M.
Composition  
U 88,066 March 23, 1869 Improved Glass Furnace
Improved glass furnace with blower to remove fumes and improve the draught
OAKMAN, Samuel
Furnace  
D 3,436 March 30, 1869 Design for a Lamp Chimney
Lamp chimney
HEMINGRAY, Robert
Lamp  
U 90,578 May 25, 1869 Improvement in Lightning Rod Couplings
Coupling for lightning rods where the ends can be screwed together (see reissue 8,304)
REYBURN, William S.
HUNTER, Edmund A. W.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
R 3,499 June 8, 1869 Improvement in Telegraph Insulators
Cup under insulator (similar to oil insulator) to maintain dry surfaces (see 71,418)
SIMONDS, W. Edgar
Cup  
U 90,949 June 8, 1869 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made of two long strips of metal rivited together and twisted
KINSEY, Theodore T.
Lightning Rod  
U 91,530 June 22, 1869 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made of iron with strips of copper attached longitudinally and twisted (see reissue 8,459)
FARLEY, Henry W.
Lightning Rod  
U 92,111 June 29, 1869 Improvement in Telegraph Insulators
Hook with paraffin in a cup between hook or insulator and pin
SIMONDS, W. Edgar
Hook  
U 92,256 July 6, 1869 Improvement in Lamp Chimneys
Lamp chimney to support a shade
BROOKE, Homer
Lamp Chimney  
U 92,299 July 6, 1869 Improvement in Telegraph Insulators
Clamp type insulator and bracket
FRY, John W.
Clamp Type  
U 92,551 July 13, 1869 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Star shaped lightning rod made of 4-edged angle iron with a sheet of copper pressed over the outer surface and then twisted (see reissue 8,429)
VERMILYA, Leland D.
REYBURN, William S.
HUNTER, Edmund A. W.
Lightning Rod  
U 92,638 July 13, 1869 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Hollow lightning rod and point rolled from a long flat metal strip
OTIS, Nathaniel
Lightning Rod Point  
U 93,410 August 10, 1869 Improvement in Insulators for Lightning Rods
Lightning rod insulator clamp type and rain shield
BURNHAM, John
Lightning Rod Insulator  
U 93,591 August 10, 1869 Improved Glass Mould
Mold for making glass bottles with separable bottom part to form depression in bottom of bottle
BROOKE, Homer
Mold  
U 93,609 August 10, 1869 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Method of making star shaped lightning rods with silver plated points
FOOT, David A.
CHADWICK, Avery
Lightning Rod  
U 94,037 August 24, 1869 Improvement in Insulators
Lightning rod insulator slotted for self-locking
SCOTT, Franklin
Lightning Rod Insulator  
U 94,773 September 14, 1869 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made of sheet metal and formed into star shape with four projections
REYBURN, William S.
MARTIN, F. J.
Lightning Rod  
U 96,194 October 26, 1869 Improvement in Lightning Rod Points
Lightning rod point struck from a sheet of metal and having multiple corrugations
BOYNTON, John F.
Lightning Rod Point  
U 96,268 October 26, 1869 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Improvement of 92,551 by using a sheet zinc core with sheet copper covering to make a star shaped lightning rod
REYBURN, William S.
MARTIN, F. J.
Lightning Rod  
U 97,318 November 30, 1869 Improvement in Telegraph Insulators
Hook and conical metal covering for insulators on top of pole
SAFFORD, Alfred G.
Hook  
U 97,392 November 30, 1869 Improvement in Insulator for Telegraph Wires
Self-tying slot top
GUSEMAN, W. D.
BRIGHT, E. C.
Self-tying Slot Top  
U 97,496 December 7, 1869 Improvement in Lightning Rods and Conductors
Grounding tip for lightning rod that retains water to improve conduction to ground
GARLICK, Theodotus
Lightning Rod Ground  
U 98,270 December 28, 1869 Improvement in Machine for Grinding Glass Jars
Use of adjustable arms to grind the mouth of glass jars
KELLY, Alexander W.
SAMUEL, John B.
Jar  
U Specimen known 99,145 January 25, 1870 Improvement in the Manufacture of Insulators for Telegraph Poles
Press for making insulators, first making hole, then threads
BROOKE, Homer
Press  
U 99,381 February 1, 1870 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Square hollow lightning rod connected with square plug that fits inside the ends and secured by crimping with a punch
WEST, J. D.
Lightning Rod  
U 99,461 February 1, 1870 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod point stamped from sheet metal and having two wings
MUNSON, David
Lightning Rod Point  
R Specimen known 3,847 February 22, 1870 Improvement in Insulators
Threads formed internally for screw pin (reissue of 48,906)
CAUVET, Louis A.
Thread  
U 100,549 March 8, 1870 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made of two sheets of metal forming double tubing with flanges and twisted
MUNSON, David
Lightning Rod  
U 103,122 May 17, 1870 Improvement in Insulators for Telegraphic Wire
Hook with metallic oxide cement to hold hook or pin
BAKER, Robert B.
Hook  
U Specimen known 103,555 May 31, 1870 Improved Mode of Forming Glass Insulators
Press for making insulators using 2-piece mold & one forming operation (see reissue 9,392 on 9-28-1880)
BROOKFIELD, James M.
Press  
U Specimen known 105,252 July 12, 1870 Improvement in Battery Insulators
CD 60 and CD 61. Battery insulator with mounting on table. One specimen of CD 61 is known with embossing M. T. Co.
ROBERTSON, Orris W.
Battery  
U 105,625 July 26, 1870 Improvement in Telegraph Insulators
Gutta-percha, paraffin or other insulation separating two metal shells
BALDWIN, William W.
Gutta  
U Specimen known 105,834 July 26, 1870 Improvement in Telegraph Insulators
Pin hole tapered with grooves to receive wedged, split-end pin
OAKMAN, Samuel
Pin  
U 106,426 August 16, 1870 Improvement in Clasps for Lightning Rods
A lightning rod holder made of two parts held together with a clip and point to drive into the building
STREET, Richard
Lightning Rod  
U 107,051 September 6, 1870 Improvement in Machines for Making Tubular Lightning Conductors
Machine for making corrugated lightning rods out of sheet metal
HOUSEL, Benjamin F.
THAYER, Simeon O.
Lightning Rod Machine  
U 107,075 September 6, 1870 Improvement in Telegraph Insulators
Threaded screw top (external) for mounting in hole in crossarm or pole
MCKEE, Samuel
Thread  
U 107,303 September 13, 1870 Improvement in Attaching Insulators to Telegraph Poles
Threadless insulator mounted on pin via horizontally inserted keeper pin
STEARNS, Joseph B.
Threadless  
U 108,354 October 18, 1870 Improvement in Combined Eaves Troughs and Lightning Rods
Eave trough and water pipe used as conductor for lightning rods
HANKENSON, James W.
BAKER, Winslow
Lightning Rod Conductor  
U 108,408 October 18, 1870 Improvement in Cutting and Engraving Stone, Metal, Glass &c.
Method of sandblashing to cut or engrave
TILGHMAN, Benjamin C.
Engraving  
U 109,455 November 22, 1870 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made from several sheets of metal strips, twisted together in a spiral, and ends connected with a metal pin
ROW, George
Lightning Rod  
U 109,879 December 6, 1870 Improvement in Insulators for Telegraph Wires
Split insulator protected by metal cage
DE MONTUFAR, Manuel
Split  
U Specimen known 110,645 January 3, 1871 Improvement in Glass Telegraph Insulators
CD 1040 threaded, tapered glass insulator to screw into crossarm or pole
GARITY, John
Insulator  
U 110,778 January 3, 1871 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Hollow lightning rod made from sheet metal and without internal support
MUNSON, David
Lightning Rod  
U 111,052 January 17, 1871 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made of stiffened copper wire and threaded joint on the ends to attach a point
FRICKE, Joseph R.
Lightning Rod  
U 112,137 February 28, 1871 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made from wrapping multiple layers to build up desired diameter cable
FRICKE, Joseph R.
Lightning Rod  
U 112,281 February 28, 1871 Improvement in Insulators for Telegraph Wires
Hook, new shape
ROBBINS, Zenas C.
Hook  
U 112,426 March 7, 1871 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made of three or more galvanized iron wires with copper wire laid over and in the grooves between the iron wires to form a metal rope
CUSHMAN, Sylvanus D.
Lightning Rod  
U 113,154 March 28, 1871 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made of hollow copper star rod with iron wire filling the inside and annealed wire in the star points
FOOT, David A.
KNAPP, George S.
Lightning Rod  
U Specimen known 113,393 April 4, 1871 Improvement in the Mode of Making Telegraph Insulators
Press for making insulators leaving plunger in insulator
BROOKFIELD, William
Press  
U 113,530 April 11, 1871 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rods connected with a tubular metal dowel
KING, Lewis
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 113,869 April 18, 1871 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Coupling for tubular lightning rods made of a lap or scarf joint
GAYLORD, Albert A.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 114,911 May 16, 1871 Improvement in Galvanic Batteries
Use of paraffin or paraffinic oil to coat surface of battery acid to prevent evaporation
BROOKS, David
Battery  
U Specimen known 114,924 May 16, 1871 Improvement in Telegraph Insulators
CD 158.1 with metal ring with fingers to hold wire
CHESTER, Stephen
Insulator  
U 116,453 June 27, 1871 Improvement in Machines for Joining Tubular Lightning Rods
Machine or dies for opening one end of a tubular lightning rod and compressing the end of another rod section so the two ends fit together and secured by soldering
KNAPP, George S.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 116,926 July 11, 1871 Improvement in Glass Presses
Press for forming threads in insulators whereby the threaded mandrel remains in the insulator and removed after glass has set up
BROOKE, Aries P.
Press  
U 117,320 July 25, 1871 Improvement in Chimneys
Improvement in chimney for glass furnace
OAKMAN, Samuel
Furnace  
U 118,166 August 15, 1871 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Coupling for tubular or solid lightning rods that is screwed together and made solid by a ferrule secured with a pin
STEPHENSON, George A.
SUTLIFF, Oliver L.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 119,043 September 19, 1871 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made by wrapping angular copper wire around an iron core
MUNSON, David
Lightning Rod  
U 119,323 September 26, 1871 Improvement in Lightning Rod Connections
Lightning rod coupling using a round metal disk with radial threaded holes
CODINGTON, Ayres
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 119,987 October 17, 1871 Improvement in Machines for Making Lightning Rods
Machine for making lightning rods (see 113,154) by wrapping wires around a central core, covering with a sheath of sheet copper, and coiling up the rod as it is produced
KNAPP, George S.
Lightning Rod Machine  
U 120,251 October 24, 1871 Improvement in Lightning Rod Couplings
Lightning rods with interconnecting couplings
DEMOREST, David W.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U Specimen known 120,387 October 31, 1871 Improvement in Tops for Sirup Pitchers
Syrup jug top
LANG, George Ph.
LAUSTER, Peter
HU  
U 120,457 October 31, 1871 Improvement in Lightning Conductors
Lightning rod conductor made of wires twisted together and wrapped and twisted around a metal tube (see reissue 7,063)
PRESTON, Othniel
Lightning Rod  
U Specimen known 120,748 November 7, 1871 Improvement in Tops for Molasses Pitchers
Syrup jug top
IRWIN, George M.
HU  
U Specimen known 120,884 November 14, 1871 Improvement in Telegraph Insulators
Cylinder (split and circular) mounted in crossarm to hold wire
KIDWELL, George W.
Cylinder  
U 121,368 November 28, 1871 Improvement in Telegraph Insulators
Triangular insulator to reduce surface contact of tie wire
HOLLEY, Minard Y.
Triangular  
U 121,686 December 5, 1871 Improvement in Sounding Boards for Pianos
Support for piano comprised of three layers of wooden boards
TAYLOR, Edward L.
Piano  
U 121,884 December 12, 1871 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made of two metal plate with one ribbed in the center each edge curved into a circle
MINER, Stephen H.
Lightning Rod  
U Specimen known 122,015 December 19, 1871 Improvement in Molding Telegraph Insulators
CD 127.4; Press for making insulators first forming interior then threaded pinhole
HEMINGRAY, Robert
Press  
U 122,055 December 19, 1871 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made of a solid copper core covered with twisted iron wires
PHELPS, Myron D.
Lightning Rod  
U 122,290 December 26, 1871 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made of a zinc strip for strength covered on one side with copper
SNOW, Charles P.
Lightning Rod  
U Specimen known 122,961 January 23, 1872 Improvement in Telegraph Insulators
Wooden insulator coated with tar with metal cap
POND, Chester H.
Wood  
U 123,198 January 30, 1872 Improvement in Telegraphic Insulators and Brackets
Cylindrical, slotted insulator with flanges and bracket
ROBERTSON, John
Cylinder  
U 123,600 February 13, 1872 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made of soft iron flat on the back side and fluted on the front side then covered completely with sheet copper
WELLS, Warren A.
HOUSE, George
Lightning Rod  
U Specimen known 123,878 February 20, 1872 Improvement in Telegraph Insulators
CD 141.9, four projections to reduce surface contact
EMMINGER, David R. P.
Insulator  
U 123,958 February 20, 1872 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made of sheet metal crimped multiple times and curved to a circle to form a hollow rod with multiple deep flutes
WELSH, Dwight F.
Lightning Rod  
U Specimen known 124,199 March 5, 1872 Improvement in Telegraph Insulators
Hook in vulcanite with deep recess saturated with paraffin (see 21,492)
FARMER, Moses G.
Hook  
U 124,200 March 5, 1872 Improvement in Telegraph Insulators
Earthenware insulator soaked in mix of wax and rosin then in petroleum
FARMER, Moses G.
Earthenware  
U 124,201 March 5, 1872 Improvement in Compounds for Insulating Telegraph Wires, etc.
Coating mixture for his patented insulators
FARMER, Moses G.
Coating  
U 125,980 April 23, 1872 Improvement in Screw Cutting Device
Insulator pin threading device
NORTH, Stephen
Pin  
U 126,027 April 23, 1872 Improvement in Insulators for Telegraph Wires
Rubber coated flattened pin coated with mica for porcelain insulator with a cap
CONKLIN, JR., Joseph I.
Rubber  
U 126,038 April 23, 1872 Improvement in Fastening Telegraph Wires to Insulators
Tie wire with insulated sheath or saddle to insulate it from conductor
DOREN, Dennis
Tie Wire  
U 127,041 May 21, 1872 Improvement in Fire Alarm Signal Boxes
Design for a fire alarm signal box
FLOYD, George
Fire Alarm  
U 127,094 May 21, 1872 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made of a flat strip of copper with two galvanized wires fixed to the center on each side and then twisting to form a helical shaped rod
MOTT, John M.
Lightning Rod  
U 128,818 July 9, 1872 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made of a core of hollow copper wire covered with twisted hollow copper wires
SCHOONMAKER, John C.
Lightning Rod  
U 129,095 July 16, 1872 Improvement in Glass Presses
Press for making insulators
BROOKE, Aries P.
Press  
U 129,465 July 16, 1872 Improvement in Battery Insulators
Battery insulator shaped to fit hole in table & flat to support battery
DAVIS, Augustus G.
Battery  
U 129,675 July 23, 1872 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made of several ropes of twisted angular copper wire twisted around themselves
MUNSON, David
Lightning Rod  
U 129,676 July 23, 1872 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made of several ropes of twisted angular copper wire twisted around an iron core to reduce cost
MUNSON, David
Lightning Rod  
U 129,677 July 23, 1872 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made of several ropes of twisted angular copper wire twisted around themselves with iron wire laid in the twist to reduce cost
MUNSON, David
Lightning Rod  
U 129,683 July 23, 1872 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod with sheet metal coupling and sheet metal bracket for holding the rod
ROBERTSON, James
Lightning Rod  
U 129,724 July 23, 1872 Improvement in Insulators for Telegraphic Uses
Roughened lower surface of insulator to retain patented coating mixture
FARMER, Moses G.
Rough  
U 131,153 September 10, 1872 Improvement in Presses for Making Glass Insulators
Press for making insulator and threads
DEEMER, Henry C.
EUFINGER, Joseph W.
Press  
U Specimen known 132,214 October 15, 1872 Improvement in Formers for Segmentally Screw Threaded Insulators
Plunger to form segmented threads
OAKMAN, Samuel
Plunger  
U Specimen known 132,215 October 15, 1872 Improvement in Formers for Segmentally Screw Threaded Insulators
Plunger to form segmented threads
OAKMAN, Samuel
Plunger  
U 132,615 October 29, 1872 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made of hollow or solid iron dipped several times in molten copper to coat entire surface with multiple layers
YANCEY, Edwin L.
Lightning Rod  
U 133,595 December 3, 1872 Improvement in Insulation of Telegraph lines
Insulator suspended from sub cross-bar (CJ 9-85-14)
ROGERS, James H.
Insulator  
U 135,334 January 28, 1873 Improvement in Telegraph Insulators
Blocks (2) (glass) inside a metal box with suspended bolt to hold wire
HENDRICKS, Nathan
Block  
U 135,574 February 4, 1873 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made of iron wire cable core with sheet copper wrapped around the outside and edges tucked in between the cables
MUNN, William B.
Lightning Rod  
D 6,385 February 11, 1873 Design for a Lamp
Design for corn pattern oil lamp
ASHWORTH, Daniel
HU  
U 138,489 May 6, 1873 Improvement in Insulators for Telegraph lines
Cylinder split insulator to hold wire in hole in crossarm
EBY, Peter
FENNINGER, Michael B.
Cylinder  
U 138,512 May 6, 1873 Improvement in Insulators for Telegraph lines
Self-tying insulator with cap
MERRELL, Edward A.
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 139,436 May 27, 1873 Improvement in Insulators for Telegraph lines
Cylinder insulator held by threaded wooden pin bracket
TATOM, Isaac I.
Cylinder  
U 139,841 June 10, 1873 Improvement in Coupling Tubular Lightning Rods
Means of coupling tubular lightning rods
WESTON, James H.
Lightning Rod  
U 143,862 October 21, 1873 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod with twisted flanges that is split on the ends where it fits snugly with the split in the adjoining rod with said joint secured with metal pins
WHITE, Joseph J.
Lightning Rod  
U 145,641 December 16, 1873 Improvement in Couplings for Tubular Lightning Rods
Means of coupling tubular lightning rods
FRITSCH, Joseph W.
Lightning Rod  
U 145,851 December 23, 1873 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made of tubular metal with annular corregations on each end that fitted together to connect two rod sections
DREW, Joseph
Lightning Rod  
U Specimen known 145,997 December 30, 1873 Improvement in Telegraph Insulators
Self-tying insulator with nut-like cap to secure wire in grooved base (CJ 7-2000)
FOX, Christian
HESTON, Elisha G.
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 146,783 January 27, 1874 Improvement in Bottles
Bottle shaped like quarter circle in section
RICHARDSON, William H.
HU  
U 146,996 February 3, 1874 Improvement in Telegraph Insulators
Cylinder split insulator with groove for wire and held by bracket
EBY, Peter
Cylinder  
U 149,762 April 14, 1874 Improvement in Telegraph Insulators
Cylindrical grooved insulator held horizontally by pin
LE BARON, Charles L.
Cylinder  
U 149,763 April 14, 1874 Improvement in Telegraph Insulators
Slotted block to hold wire held to pole with unique pin
LE BARON, Charles L.
Slotted  
U 150,112 April 21, 1874 Improvement in Piano Forte Insulators
Glass cup to insulate a piano leg from sending musical vibrations to the floor
VIGNERON, Charles
Piano  
U 151,352 May 26, 1874 Improvement in Machines for Molding Plastic Materials
Press and plunger to form threadless pinhole in glass
BROOKE, Homer
Press  
U 152,153 June 16, 1874 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made of sheet metal rolled to form four tubular sections with two of the tubes fitted with dowell pins to connect the rod sections
MOTT, John M.
Lightning Rod  
U 152,242 June 23, 1874 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Coupling to make T-connections for lightning rods
MOTT, John M.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 153,101 July 14, 1874 Improvement in Piano Sound Insulating Attachments
Glass insert in a piano leg with hole for mounting a caster wheel
MILLER, William R.
Piano  
U 154,258 August 18, 1874 Improvement in Telegraph Insulators
Slotted insulator to hold wire
LE BARON, Charles L.
Slotted  
U Specimen known 154,451 August 25, 1874 Improvement in Telegraph Insulators
CD 109.5 self-tying with three projections on top (similar to Harloe)
BROOKE, Homer
Insulator  
U 154,638 September 1, 1874 Improvement in Casting Stench Traps
Method of casting lead S-traps
BROOKE, Homer
Misc  
U 155,099 September 15, 1874 Improvement in Insulators for Musical Instruments
Insulator mounted between the top of the piano leg and the piano
MILLER, William R.
Piano  
U 156,713 November 10, 1874 Improvement in Machines for Making Tubular Lightning Rods
Machine for making lightning rods by make metal tubes from sheet metal and wrapping the tubes around a central core
SCHOONMAKER, John C.
Lightning Rod Machine  
U 157,717 December 15, 1874 Improvement in Tempering Glass, and Furnaces Therefor
Tempering glass by dropping into oil (see patent 169,783)
LA BASTIE, Francois B. A. Royer de
Glass  
U 159,007 January 19, 1875 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made of sheet metal formed with spiral-fluted sides with edges locking together and crimping the edges of the star wings to on each end of two sections to secure them together
WILMOT, Samuel R.
Lightning Rod  
U 159,342 February 2, 1875 Improvement in Piano Insulators
Insulator mounted between the top of the piano leg and the piano
MILLER, William R.
Piano  
U 159,961 February 16, 1875 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Improvement on patent 122,055 by using smaller wires in greater number to improve flexibility
PHELPS, Myron D.
Lightning Rod  
U 160,016 February 23, 1875 Improvement in Paper Perforating Machines
Machine for perforating paper glass etching patterns
HEMINGRAY, Robert
HI  
U 160,151 February 23, 1875 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod with horseshoe steel magnets for points and wrapped with zinc wire
BRYAN, James Chapman
Lightning Rod  
U 160,154 February 23, 1875 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod with nickel steel magnets pointed north and south and batteries
BRYAN, James Chapman
Lightning Rod  
U 161,058 March 23, 1875 Improvement in Insulating Blocks for Telegraph Lines
Slotted block to hold several wires
PIDGEON, George S.
Slotted  
U 161,541 March 30, 1875 Improvement in Machines for Making Lightning Rods
Machine for making lightning rods (see reissue 8,696)
MUNN, William B.
Lightning Rod Machine  
U 161,912 April 13, 1875 Improvement in Modes of Forming Sheet Metal Threaded Collars
Oil lamp collar
TAPLIN, Alvin
HU  
U 163,807 May 25, 1875 Improvement in Lightning Rod Standards
Lightning rod stand with three legs
REYBURN, William S.
MARTIN, Frederick J.
Lightning Rod  
U 165,535 July 13, 1875 Improvement in Underground Telegraph Lines
Underground cable insulated by wrapping with cotton, hemp, or jute and saturating it with paraffin.
BROOKS, David
Cable  
U 167,415 September 7, 1875 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod system tied into the existing gutter of a home or building
SPANG, Henry W.
Lightning Rod  
D 8,663 September 28, 1875 Design for Glassware
Design for Liberty Bell (Signers Platter) design
GILL, James C.
Platter  
U 169,783 November 9, 1875 Improvement in Tempering Glass, and Furnaces Therefor
Method of transferring glass to be tempered (see patent 157,717)
LA BASTIE, Francois B. A. Royer de
Glass  
U 170,339 November 23, 1875 Improvement in Processes of Annealing Glass
Process of annealing glass
BROOKFIELD, James M.
Glass  
U 170,377 November 23, 1875 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Coupling for hollow lightning rods composed of a hollow indented plug that fits into indentions in the rod ends
JOHNSON, Isaac
Lightning Rod Coupling  
R 6,835 January 4, 1876 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod system tied into the existing gutter of a home or building (see 167,415)
SPANG, Henry W.
Lightning Rod  
U 171,744 January 4, 1876 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod composed of a copper sheet wrapped around a metal bar with copper wrapped wires on either side and the whole twisted
SMITH, Charles H.
Lightning Rod  
U 174,451 March 7, 1876 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod ground point made of sheet copper arranged concave or fluted
WESTON, James H.
Lightning Rod  
U 174,773 March 14, 1876 Improvement in Fruit Jars
Improved seal on fruit jar
BROOKE, Aries P.
Fruit Jar  
U 174,866 March 14, 1876 Improvement in Weather Vane Attachments for Lightning Rods
Lightning rod top cap for holding weather vanes (shows a rooster)
SMITH, Charles H.
Lightning Rod Point  
U 175,933 April 11, 1876 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made of sheet iron folded over wires with sections joined with slip joints
COLE, Robert S.
Lightning Rod  
U 176,067 April 11, 1876 Improvement in Processes for Toughening Glass
Method of annealing glass
ROGERS, George E.
Glass  
U 176,073 April 11, 1876 Improvement in Lamp Collars
Oil lamp collar with grooves for oil return
SCHNEIDER, Bennet B.
HU  
R 7,063 April 18, 1876 Improvement in Lightning Conductors, Rods, or Cables
Lightning rod conductor made of wires twisted together and wrapped and twisted around a metal tube (see 120,457)
PRESTON, Othniel
Lightning Rod  
U 176,739 May 2, 1876 Improvement in Lubricators
Improvement in lubricators
COTY, John T.
HU  
U 176,769 May 2, 1876 Improvement in Lightning Rod Couplings
Lightning rod connector made of solid metal fitting snugly inside each end of the tubular rod and secured with pins
BRADLEY, Sylvester
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 178,504 June 13, 1876 Improvement in the Manufacture of Glassware
Mold for glass wall pocket
BECK, Washington
HU  
U 179,340 June 27, 1876 Improvement in Glass Bottle Molds
Two-part mold for making glass bottles. Jacob Pease later assigned three patents to Brookfield. (see patents 416,703; 419,875; 477,447)
PEASE, Jacob
TESTER, Abraham
Bottle Mold  
U 183,370 October 17, 1876 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lighning rod connecting sleeve to ground point to allow rainwater to wet the ground around the point and flanges to dissipate the charge
COLE, Robert S.
Lightning Rod  
U 183,425 October 17, 1876 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Coupling for twisted sheet metal lightning rod composed of hollow end to fit over end of rod and pinned to rod with matching threaded end so coupling parts can be screwed together
SMITH, Charles H.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 183,426 October 17, 1876 Improvement in Lightning Rod Connections
Coupling for twisted sheet metal lightning rod composed of hollow end to fit over end of rod and crimped to secure to rod with matching threaded end so coupling parts can be screwed together
SMITH, Charles H.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 184,164 November 7, 1876 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made of a core of twisted copper wire with twisted copper wire strands wrapped around the core and the whole finished cable plated with tin or nickel
MUNSON, David
Lightning Rod  
U 184,509 November 21, 1876 Improvement in Telegraph Insulators
Self-tying head with threaded end to screw into pole
CUNNINGHAM, Robert A.
CROWELL, David F.
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 185,272 December 12, 1876 Improvement in Couplings for Applying Weather Vane Pointers to Lightning Rods, &c.
Coupling to attach weather vane to the lightning rod
WESTON, James H.
Weathervane  
U 185,430 December 19, 1876 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod with flat face to fit flush against a building and ribbed on the opposite side
COLE, John J.
Lightning Rod  
U 186,503 January 23, 1877 Improvement in Lightning Rod Connector Clips
Coupling or connector clip composed of flat metal bent around the adjoining rod with external threads formed on the end so the rod can be screwed onto the clip
SHOOK, Albert
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 186,877 January 30, 1877 Improvement in Lightning Rod Couplings
Coupling made with square socket that is crimped over end of lightning rod and has threaded bolt end to screw into next section
REYBURN, William S.
MARTIN, Frederick J.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U Specimen known 187,725 February 27, 1877 Improvement in Molding Glass
Improved method to mold necks on bottles (patent date reported on glass chard)
OAKMAN, Samuel
Mold  
U 187,827 February 27, 1877 Improvement in Fruit Jars
Fruit jar (Blackglass Royal)
DICKEY, Adam
HU  
U 188,444 March 13, 1877 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made of copper sheathed iron wire with several iron wires twisted and wrapped around it
VAN LOON, Nicholas
Lightning Rod  
D Specimen known 9,858 March 20, 1877 Design for Telegraph Insulator
Telegraph insulator
BROOKFIELD, James M.
Pin-type  
U 189,298 April 10, 1877 Improvement in Couplings for Lightning Rods
Coupling for corrugated or fluted lightning rods of same shape fitted over the ends of the rods and riveted
BRADLEY, Lucien
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 189,441 April 10, 1877 Improvement in Hollow Supports for Pianos
Hollow block to support piano legs (see reissue 7,750)
FAIRMAN, James
Piano  
U 190,391 May 1, 1877 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made of a central galvanized iron rod twisted around with several galvanized rods all soldered together then intertwined with strips of copper that are soldered to the core
VAN LOON, Nicholas
Lightning Rod  
D 9,956 May 8, 1877 Design for Telegraph Insulators
Telegraph insulator
BROOKFIELD, James M.
Pin-type  
R 7,750 June 19, 1877 Improvement in Piano Attachments
Hollow block to support piano legs (see 189,441)
FAIRMAN, James
Piano  
U 192,628 July 3, 1877 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Glass lightning rod ball with silver or gold coating on the inside
SMITH, Charles H.
Lightning Rod Ornament  
U 192,718 July 3, 1877 Improvement in Couplings for Lightning Rods
Coupling for tubular lightning rods with male and female parts allowing the ends to be screwed together
SMITH, Charles H.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 193,469 July 24, 1877 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod composed of water pipes running from the gutters to a water tank buried in the ground (see reissue 7,939)
ADAMS, Lawson
Lightning Rod  
U 193,654 July 31, 1877 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made by wrapping a corrugated strip of metal spirally around a metal tube
HEWITT, John
Lightning Rod  
U 193,991 August 7, 1877 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod tip formed of two intersecting circles that are fited with points and a ball suspended in the center
PATTERSON, William W.
Lightning Rod Point  
U Specimen known 194,220 August 14, 1877 Improvement in Lightning Rods and Insulators
CD 317 lightning rod insulator and spiral lightning rod
CHAMBERS, Josephus C.
Insulator  
U 196,092 October 16, 1877 Improvement in Cleaning Glass From the Ends of Blow-Pipes
Apparatus to remove leftover glass from blow pipes
HEMINGRAY, Ralph G.
HI  
U 196,235 October 16, 1877 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made with a spirally fluted tubular core with one or more smaller tubular wires wrapped around in the fluted depressions with coupling having a male thread on each end to screw into end of rod which has female threads
KNAPP, George S.
Lightning Rod  
U 196,350 October 23, 1877 Improvement in Conductors for Lightning Rods
Lightning rod conductor shaped like a trough which is galvanized on outside and lined with Russia iron on the inside and running down from rod to just below the eave with lightning rod resting in the trough
GOSS, Alonzo
Lightning Rod Conductor  
U 196,493 October 23, 1877 Improvement in Lightning Conductors
Lighning rod conductor with improved grounding
SPANG, Henry W.
Lightning Rod Conductor  
U 196,518 October 30, 1877 Improvement in Lightning Conductors
Lightning rod with forked point dropping down to a funnel and pipe similar to gutter and set in the ground
BROWN, William
Lightning Rod Point  
U 196,733 October 30, 1877 Improvement in Forming Female Screw Threads in Glass Jars, Insulators, & c.
Method of forming female threads inside the neck of jars and insulators
WOODWARD, Theodore F.
Threads  
R 7,939 November 6, 1877 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod composed of water pipes running from the gutters to a water tank buried in the ground (see 193,469)
ADAMS, Lawson
Lightning Rod  
U 198,471 December 25, 1877 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod composed of sheet metal formed into a pair of tubes with rod laying between the tubes and multiple tubes and rods can be used
SMITH, Charles H.
Lightning Rod  
U 199,264 January 15, 1878 Improvement in Metallic Necks for Glass Vessels
Metallic neck for glass vessel
COTY, John T.
HU  
U 199,506 January 22, 1878 Improvement in Insulating Underground Telegraph Wires
Underground cable insulated by wrapping with cotton, hemp, or jute and saturating it with paraffin and inserting the wires in heated metal pipes flushed with air to remove moisture.
BROOKS, David
Cable  
U Specimen known 200,124 February 12, 1878 Improvement in Telegraph Insulators
Hook in glass held in crossarm by pin (Brooks & La Bastie)
BROOKS, David
Hook  
U 200,973 March 5, 1878 Improvement in Glass Furnaces
Glass furnace
BROOKFIELD, James M.
Furnace  
U 201,059 March 5, 1878 Improvement in Lightning Rod Connections
Coupling for lightning rod with matching male and female threads applied to the ends of rods and then the whole galvanized to make one continuous rod section
SMITH, Charles H.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 201,544 March 19, 1878 Improvement in Insulators for Telegraph Wires
Threads of segmented internal threads to match segmented pin
MATTHEWMAN, Joseph
Thread  
U Specimen known 201,615 March 26, 1878 Improvement in Insulators for Telegraph Wires
Oil cup insulator
JOHNSON, Walter C.
PHILLIPS, Samuel E.
Oil  
U 202,578 April 16, 1878 Improvement in Machines for Making Lightning Rods
Portable machine to make lightning rods mounted in a wagon
PATEE, Theodorus H.
Lightning Rod Machine  
U 204,257 May 28, 1878 Improvement in Lightning Conductors
Sheet metal strips connecting lightning rods to gutters
SPANG, Henry W.
Lightning Rod Conductor  
U 204,359 May 28, 1878 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod that is hollow and ribbed with galvanized iron core and points fitted along the rod
MUNSON, David
Lightning Rod  
U 208,487 October 1, 1878 Bottle Stopper
Bottle stopper
OAKMAN, Samuel
Bottle  
D Specimen known 10,981 January 14, 1879 Design for Telegraph Insulator
CD 102 ""pony"" telegraph insulator
BROOKFIELD, James M.
Pin-type  
U 211,441 January 14, 1879 Improvement in Lightning Rod Couplings
Coupling for lightning rod that is cast in iron on the ends of the rods and provided with male and female threaded ends
TURNER, Edward S.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 211,847 February 4, 1879 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Coupling for lightning rods that is larger diameter than rod and supplied with male and female threads
HEWITT, John
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 212,608 February 25, 1879 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod composed of two metal strips twisted around a rod in the middle and encased in a copper tube
KNAPP, George S.
Lightning Rod  
U 212,850 March 4, 1879 Improvements in Machines for Flaring and Crimping Lamp Chimneys and Other Glass Articles
Machine for flaring the ends of lamp chimneys
HEMINGRAY, Robert
HI  
U 213,367 March 18, 1879 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod that passes through a copper tank filled with water and buried in the ground
ADAMS, Lawson
Lightning Rod  
U 214,545 April 22, 1879 Improvement in Lightning Rod Couplings
Lightning rod coupling with one tapered end to fit snugly in the other end (see reissue 9,145)
BACON, Elmore C.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 214,558 April 22, 1879 Improvement in Lightning Rod Couplings
Lightning rod coupling made by inserting a tenon on the ends of rod sections, driving a non-corrosive male threaded thimble on the tenon, and screwing the ends of adjoing rods into a collar coupling
FRITSCH, Joseph W.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
R 8,696 May 6, 1879 Improvement in Machines for Making Lightning Rods
Machine for making lightning rods (see 161,541)
MUNN, William B.
Lightning Rod Machine  
U 215,028 May 6, 1879 Improvement in Weather Vanes
Metallic weather vane fitted with panes of colored glass in the tail
TURNER, Edward S.
Lightning Rod Ornament  
U 215,516 May 20, 1879 Improvement in Devices for Attaching Plungers to Glass Presses
Means of attaching a plunger to a glass press using a chuck. (This is known as the ""Gill Chuck"" and may have been used in insulator production, it is not known if Gill was employed by Hemingray at the time of this patent.)
GILL, James G.
Plunger  
U 216,138 June 3, 1879 Improvement in Telegraph Insulators
Insulator suspended under crossarm by screw to hold wireholder
BLOOMFIELD, John H.
Insulator  
U 217,427 July 8, 1879 Improvement in Telegraph Insulators
Self-tying screw top
TAYLOR, Burnley
Self-tying Screw Top  
U 218,708 August 19, 1879 Improvement in Lightning Conductors
Lightning rod supported by four twisted metal legs
CAIN, George W.
Lightning Rod  
U 224,580 February 17, 1880 Induced Current Guard for Electrical Conductors
Pre-transposition technique to eliminate induced current on telephone and telegraph wires
CHINNOCK, Charles E.
Transposition  
R 9,145 April 13, 1880 Lightning Rod Coupling
Lightning rod coupling with one tapered end to fit snugly in the other end (see 214,545)
BACON, Elmore C.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 228,077 May 25, 1880 Telegraphic and Telephonic Insulator
Wooden insulator with paper thimble and covering
JOBBINS, William F.
Wood  
U 228,962 June 15, 1880 Musical Instrument Insulator
Glass insulator for piano legs
WEIR, Charles S.
Piano  
U 229,382 June 29, 1880 Lightning Rod
Lightning rod supported by three twisted metal legs tha attached to the roof
COLE, John J.
Lightning Rod  
U 230,290 July 20, 1880 Lightning Rod Insulator
Lightning rod insulator of tubular glass with flat side & metal bracket
LILLY, Charles H.
Lightning Rod Insulator  
U 230,293 July 20, 1880 Connection for Lightning Rods
Connection for two lightning rods that cross on the roof and point attached to the connection
LILLY, Charles H.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 231,203 August 17, 1880 Lightning Rod Coupling
Screw coupling for ""star"" rods
WESTON, James H.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
R Specimen known 9,392 September 28, 1880 Mode of Forming Insulators
Press for forming insulator and threaded pinhole (reissue of 103,555)
BROOKFIELD, James M.
Press  
U 234,484 November 16, 1880 Lightning Guard for Oil Tanks
System of lightning rods to protect oil tanks with the protection wires brought up high above the center of the tank
KNUDSON, Adolphus A.
Lightning Rod  
U 234,523 November 16, 1880 Telegraph Insulator
Slotted circular insulator held by split metal screw bracket
BIGEON, Charles
Slotted  
U 241,921 May 24, 1881 Means for Attaching Caps to Bottles
Internal groove in the neck of a bottle to secure the cap by means of a chain
BROOKE, Homer
Bottle  
U Specimen known 242,825 June 14, 1881 Glass Press for the Manufacture of Insulators
Press for making glass insulators
HEMINGRAY, Robert
Press  
U 243,021 June 14, 1881 Lightning Rod Ornament
Lightning rod ornament consisting of a skeleton of metal wires in the shape of a ball
WELIN, Andrew J.
Lightning Rod Ornament  
U 243,513 June 28, 1881 Device for Deadening Sound Vibrations of Telegraph Wires
Sound deadening device to prevent humming of telegraph wires
CONNOR, Paul D.
Miscellaneous  
U 243,782 July 5, 1881 Compound Substance for Electric Insulators
Composition for hard rubber for insulators
MAYALL, Thomas J.
Composition  
R 9,934 November 15, 1881 Lightning Rod
Reissue of R6,835 which was a reissue of 167,415; Lightning rod system tied into the existing gutter of a home or building
SPANG, Henry W.
Lightning Rod  
U 254,610 March 7, 1882 Insulator for Telegraph Wires
Cleat - self-tying by means of two insulating blocks
CAPEWELL, William H.
Cleat  
U 255,487 March 28, 1882 Means for Attaching Caps to Bottles
Metal cap with holes for distributing the contents of condiment bottles
BROOKE, Homer
Bottle  
U 255,800 April 4, 1882 Insulator for Electrical Conductors
Pin hole with spiral slot to receive pin with side knob
LEWIS, Albert C.
Pin  
U 257,889 May 16, 1882 Lightning Rod Coupling
Coupling for spiraling lightning rods that is strong and can be screwed together
PATEE, Theodorus H.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 257,890 May 16, 1882 Lightning Rod Coupling
Coupling for spiraling lightning rods that is strong and can be screwed together
PATEE, Theodorus H.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 257,891 May 16, 1882 Lightning Rod Coupling
Coupling for spiraling lightning rods that is strong and can be screwed together
PATEE, Theodorus H.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 258,005 May 16, 1882 Balloon Support for Telegraph Wires, &c.
Gas balloon as a substitute for poles to support telegraph wires, light towers, and flags
BEESON, William
Balloon  
U 258,061 May 16, 1882 Screw for Fastening Telegraph Wires
Metal screw with self-tying end for holding a telegraph wire.
HAVILAND, Andrew J.
Screw  
U 258,130 May 16, 1882 Means for Protecting Oil Tanks from Lightning
Lightning rod protection system for an oil tank
SACKET, Frederic G.
Lightning Rod  
U 258,590 May 30, 1882 Coupling for Lightning Rods
Coupling made in a hollow metal box that can be crimped during installation to fit around the spiralling sides of the lightning rod
MUNN, William B.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 262,210 August 8, 1882 Combined Insulator, Lightning arrester, and Connector
Combined insulator, lightning arrestor and connector
ECKERT, William
ECKERT, Edward
SEELY, John
Lightning Arrestor  
U 263,423 August 29, 1882 Stand for Lighting Rods
Lightning rod tripod stand supported on insulators mounted on the feet
MUNN, William B.
Lightning Rod  
T No text available 9,720 October 10, 1882 Trademark
Trademark of barrel shaped tobacco jar
HU  
U 266,075 October 17, 1882 Lightning Rod Joint or Coupling
Internal coupling for hollow lightning rods that can be pinned to the rod
BALL, Charles E.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 267,434 November 14, 1882 Lathe for Turning Insulator Pins
Lathe for turning out wooden insulator pins.
KURTZ, Jacob S.
Pin  
U 268,075 November 28, 1882 Noise Deadening Insulator
Rubber plug or thimble inserted in pinhole
BROWN, Gouverneur M.
Rubber  
U 269,018 December 12, 1882 Protecting Apparatus for Buildings
Lightning rod system with adjustable supports at ground level
CROWELL, Ezra
DAWSON, Elisha C.
Lightning Rod  
U 269,933 January 2, 1883 Insulator for the Suspension of Electrical Wire Conductors
Hook insulator of ""gelatinized or vulcanized fiber""
HIGGS, Paget
COURTENAY, William
Hook  
U 270,379 January 9, 1883 Lightning Rod
Lightning rod made of hollow copper filled with non-metallic material and special connectors on each end
BRANDON, John H.
Lightning Rod  
U 270,526 January 9, 1883 Press for Molding Glass
Insulator press for molding glass or porcelain.
WERTS, William
Press  
U 271,029 January 23, 1883 Lightning Conductor
Lightning rod of tubular copper fitted with a funnel shaped point to collect water during the storm to more readily conduct electricity to ground
BROWN, William
Lightning Rod  
U 271,825 February 6, 1883 Fastening for Electric Circuit Wires
Miscellaneous grooved round insulator to hold wire & secured with a staple
FISKE, Henry G.
Miscellaneous  
U 271,994 February 6, 1883 Electrical Insulator
Method of treating steatite to make artificial lava insulation
STEWARD, Demetrius M.
Lava  
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 273,179 February 27, 1883 Lightning Conductor
Lightning rod system with an extended earth terminal utilizing a fence
SPANG, Henry W.
Lightning Rod  
U 274,564 March 27, 1883 Lightning Conductor
Lightning rod system using funnels with points and gutter type downcomers to ground
COON, James H.
Lightning Rod  
U 274,790 March 27, 1883 Glass Mold
Mold for making glass articles whereby the mold halves are easily locked together
KRIBS, Anthony
Press  
U 275,298 April 3, 1883 Manufacture of Glassware
Method of forming threads in mouth of jars. Patent was used by the Cadiz Glass Co.
WALLACE, William M.
Press  
U Specimen known 276,839 May 1, 1883 Insulator for Telegraph Wires
CD 110.5 & CD 110.6 spiral groove crown & clamp for line wire
LEWIS, Joseph Slater
Insulator  
U 278,028 May 22, 1883 Lightning Rod
Method of connecting flanged or ribbed lightning rods
LOBDELL, Augustus C.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 278,472 May 29, 1883 Manufacturing Glass Articles
Method of making a screw top for jars. Patent was used by the Cadiz Glass Co.
WALLACE, William M.
Press  
U 279,289 June 12, 1883 Telegraph and Telephone Line
Use of copper wire instead of iron and crossarms between poles to keep the wires separated
VALE, Theodore N.
Miscellaneous  
D 13,996 June 19, 1883 Design for an Inkstand
Inkstand
GRAY, Lawrence B.
Ink  
U 280,947 July 10, 1883 Insulator for Electrical Conductors
Cylindrical insulator suspended from wire to hold bar separates several wires
OHL, Percy C.
Cylinder  
U 281,452 July 17, 1883 Telegraph Insulator
Insulator with side bracket (see OBX March 1973, p. 43)
CHAPMAN, Thomas L.
Insulator  
U 281,740 July 24, 1883 Glass Press
Glass press that can be adapted for insulator manufacture. Patent was used by the Cadiz Glass Co.
WALLACE, William M.
Press  
U 282,449 July 31, 1883 Lightning Rod
Lightning rod made of twisted copper or iron rods with points along the length exactly like barbed wire
DODGE, Thomas D.
Lightning Rod  
U 282,562 August 7, 1883 Lightning Rod
Coupling for spiraling lightning rods that can be crimped over the ends of the rod to fit securely with the ribs of the rod
PATEE, Theodorus H.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U Specimen known 282,989 August 14, 1883 Apparatus for Making Glass Insulators
Press for making insulators
JOHNSON, Mathew
Press  
U 283,321 August 14, 1883 Molding Screw Forms in Plastic Material
Press for forming threads (referenced in one of the Brookfield/Elmer Glass lawsuits)
BROOKE, Homer
Press  
U 284,082 August 28, 1883 Lightning Conductor
Lightning rod system of two or more rods and grounded to earth
SPANG, Henry W.
Lightning Rod  
U 286,086 October 2, 1883 Electrical Conductor for Oil Tanks
Lightning protection system for oil tanks (see 167,415)
SPANG, Henry W.
Lightning Rod  
U Specimen known 286,801 October 16, 1883 Insulator
CD 109, CD 135, diamond shaped wire groove
FISKE, Bradley
MOTT, Samuel
Insulator  
U 287,049 October 23, 1883 Covering for Bottles
Covering for bottles
OAKMAN, Samuel
Bottle  
U 287,092 October 23, 1883 Mechanism for Preventing Induced Currents in Telephone Lines
Pre-transposition technique to eliminate induced current on telephone and telegraph wires
BRENNAN, James W.
ROUSSEAU, Necter
Transposition  
U 287,286 October 23, 1883 Lightning Rod Joint
Coupling for spiraling lightning rods that is an internally threaded collar so each end of the rod can be screwed into the coupling
HEWITT, William
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 287,830 November 6, 1883 Telegraph Insulator
Composition insulator (paper covered wooden insulator) (Brown p. 59)
HINSDALE, Charles C.
Composition  
U 287,929 November 6, 1883 Lightning Rod Coupling
Coupling for spiraling lightning rods such that each end of the rod is screwed into the other
HEWITT, William
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 289,076 November 27, 1883 Lightning Conductor
Lightning rod made of twisted copper or iron rods with points along the length similar to barbed wire
DODGE, Thomas D.
Lightning Rod  
U 290,771 December 25, 1883 Glass Batch Mixer
Glass batch mixer
HEMINGRAY, Ralph G.
HI  
U Specimen known 290,922 December 25, 1883 Insulator for Electrical Conductors
CD 110.5 & CD 110.6 spiral crown with opposing internal threads & wire clamp
POPE, Frank L.
Insulator  
U 292,660 January 29, 1884 Jug Top
Syrup jug top
LANG, George P.
LAUSTER, Peter
HU  
U 292,942 February 5, 1884 Basket Splint Machine
Machine to make wood splints to be woven as a covering for bottles
OAKMAN, Samuel
Bottle  
D Specimen known 14,674 February 12, 1884 Design for an Insulator
CD 145 beehive design
OAKMAN, Samuel
Pin-type  
U 293,242 February 12, 1884 Insulator for Electric Wires
Hook with different shape and glazed to screw into pole or crossarm
HALE, Albert W.
Hook  
U 293,612 February 12, 1884 Lightning Diffuser
Lightning rod with special bracket to hold the rod away from the building
WOOLLEY, Leonidas G.
Lightning Rod  
U 293,901 February 19, 1884 Lock Wire Insulator
Self-tying with slotted crown (Electrical World 10-18-1884)
MCGRORY, Thomas
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 294,384 March 4, 1884 Insulator for Electric Conductors
Hook with metal glazed coated surface (improvement of 293,242)
HALE, Albert W.
Hook  
U 294,563 March 4, 1884 Insulator for Electric Wires
Block with grooves
BEACH, William W.
Block  
U 295,073 March 11, 1884 Telegraph Wire Supporter
Split insulator that fits around conductor and connected to adjacent split insulator with tie-wire
STONE, Ross C.
Miscellaneous  
U 296,485 April 8, 1884 Means for Supporting and Insulating Electrical Wires
Wedge block for side of pole or driven in hole in crossarm
TRINGHAM, John Watson
Wedge  
U 296,688 April 8, 1884 Insulating Support for Electric Conductors
Knob for holding wires
HAINES, David
LAKE, Stephen
Knob  
U 296,881 April 15, 1884 Insulator
Rubber covered ring and knob with lag screw
SEELY, John A.
Rubber  
U 297,101 April 22, 1884 Insulator for Telegraph Wires
Pin hole shaped to receive a keyed pin (advertisement eBay 4-2001)
BALDWIN, Luther C.
THURSTON, John C.
Pin  
U 297,290 April 22, 1884 Coupling for Lightning Rods
Coupling for spiraling lightning rods such that each end of the rod is screwed into the other
PATEE, Theodorus H.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 297,291 April 22, 1884 Portable Lightning Rod Machine
Portable machine to make lightning rods
PATEE, Theodorus H.
Lightning Rod Machine  
U 297,677 April 29, 1884 Device for Attaching Telegraph Wires to Posts and Insulating Them Therefrom
Steel pin with lag screw and holder for insulator
COTTRELL, Herbert
Pin  
U 297,683 April 29, 1884 Telephone Line
Insulator and pin coated with waterproof compound
DOOLITTLE, Thomas B.
Miscellaneous  
U 297,699 April 29, 1884 Pin for Electric Insulators
Pin with thimble of soft metal mounted on end of metal pin
KLEIN, John M.
Pin  
U 298,357 May 13, 1884 Lightning Conductor
Lightning rod system using barbed wire
DODGE, Thomas H.
Lightning Rod  
U 298,543 May 13, 1884 Machine for Turning Insulator Pins
Machine to turn wooden insulator pins
BALDWIN, Joseph A.
Pin  
U 298,753 May 20, 1884 Insulated Telegraph Tie Wire
Tie wire insulated with strips of fabric coated with gutta percha
HINSDALE, Charles C.
Tie Wire  
U 301,329 July 1, 1884 Plunger for Pressing Glass
Insulator press with a plunger made of plaster of Paris
BECK, Washington
Press  
U 301,446 July 1, 1884 Insulator for Electric Wires
Hook with glazed covering (see 293,242 and 294,384)
HALE, Albert W.
Hook  
U 301,946 July 15, 1884 Jug Top
Syrup jug top
WRIGHT, Homer
HU  
U 303,261 August 12, 1884 Cap for Telegraph and Telephone Poles
Pin designed to cover top of pole to protect the pole from weather
BROOMHALL, George L.
Pin  
U 303,399 August 12, 1884 Electric Wire Insulator
Slotted block insulator to hold wire with a tie
PRINCE, George W.
Slotted  
U 303,483 August 12, 1884 Insulator
Slotted spherical insulator supported by box & screw to hold wire
BAILEY, Charles De Roy
Slotted  
U 303,488 August 12, 1884 Coupling for Tubular Lightning Rods
Coupling for tubular lightning rods
BRADLEY, Sylvester
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 303,877 August 19, 1884 Insulator Supporting Bracket for Electric Wires
Bracket to support insulator at corner or edge of building
NEBLETT, Charles
Bracket  
U 304,021 August 26, 1884 Basket Splint Machine
Machine to make wood splints to be woven as a covering for bottles
OAKMAN, Samuel
Bottle  
U 304,084 August 26, 1884 Device for Protection Electric Light Systems from Lightning
Method of protecting electric generators from lightning by allowing the charge to discharge to the earth ground
EDISON, Thomas A.
Lightning Arrestor  
U 304,699 September 9, 1884 Insulating Device
Bracket of cast metal for pole tops with three pins
BROOMHALL, George L.
Bracket  
U Specimen known 304,748 September 9, 1884 Mold for Making Glass Insulators
Threads formed with hinged thread forming tool
OAKMAN, Samuel
Thread  
U 305,020 September 9, 1884 Insulator for Lightning Rods
Lightning rod insulator of two interlocking parts
RUTH, John Anthony
Lightning Rod Insulator  
U 305,140 September 16, 1884 Lightning Rod Coupling
Coupling for tubular lightning rods
BRADLEY, Sylvester
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U Specimen known 306,146 October 7, 1884 Press for Molding Glass Insulators
Press for making threads with removable thread forming mandrel
GRAY, Lawrence B.
Press  
U Specimen known 306,147 October 7, 1884 Press for Molding Glass Insulators
Press for making threads with removable thread forming mandrel
GRAY, Lawrence B.
HAM, Joseph
Press  
U 306,718 October 21, 1884 Insulator
Wooden block with wire projections for holding wire
CLARK, Eduard
Wood  
U 306,719 October 21, 1884 Insulator
Wooden block with wire projections for holding wire
CLARK, Eduard
Wood  
U 307,916 November 11, 1884 Insulator
Blocks held by mortised metal tube to hold wire
CLEVELAND, John S.
KENT, George F.
Block  
U 308,778 December 2, 1884 Composition for Making Non-Conducting Handles for Sad-Irons, &c.
Mixture of mica and glue to make solid non-conducting composition handles
LEE, Charles Tennant
Composition  
U 308,818 December 2, 1884 Brace for Telegraph and Telephone Lines
Brace to keep multiple lines separated during high wind.
ARNOLD, Andrew H.
Support  
U 310,059 December 30, 1884 Insulator
Metal plate to hold wire on side of insulator
JAMES, Hamilton L.
Metal  
U 310,931 January 20, 1885 Device for Securing Electric Wires to Poles
Pin with plate flange to wrap around pole without drilling a hole
BLOOMHALL, George L.
Pin  
U 311,115 January 20, 1885 Lightning Conductor
Lightning rod system using flexible braided wire rod and ridgid tips
FRICKE, Joseph R.
Lightning Rod  
U 313,377 March 3, 1885 Clamp for Binding Wires to Insulators
Tie wire clamp (non-mechanical)
SAWYER, William H.
Tie Wire  
U 315,660 April 14, 1885 Supporting Insulator for Telegraph Wires
Self-tying screw top (see 1,305,168)
PRENZEL, Henry
Self-tying Screw Top  
U 315,679 April 14, 1885 Lightning Conductor
Barbed wire conductor and netting array to protect buildings or tanks
UPTON, Francis R.
Lightning Rod  
U 317,479 May 5, 1885 Insulator for Electric Wires
Insulator with corrugations (vertical) inside skirt
WRIGHT, William H.
Insulator  
U 317,908 May 12, 1885 Electric Conductor for Wire Fence
Lightning protection for wire fence
WILLIAMSON, Charles
Lightning Rod Fence  
U 319,300 June 2, 1885 Lightning Arrester for Wire Fence
Lightning protection for wire fence
MORTON, William Arthur
Lightning Rod Fence  
U 319,447 June 9, 1885 Insulator
Wire groove projections through metal cover to contact wire
BROOMHALL, George L.
Wire  
U 320,631 June 23, 1885 Insulator for Tracks
Third rail insulator with rubber under the rail and below the insulator. The rail is bolted to the insulator.
DAFT, Leo
Third Rail  
U 320,632 June 23, 1885 Electric Conductor
Third rail insulator with rubber under the rail and below the insulator. The rail is bolted to the insulator.
DAFT, Leo
Third Rail  
U 320,633 June 23, 1885 Electric Conductor
Third rail insulator flared down away from the pin.
DAFT, Leo
Third Rail  
U 323,055 July 28, 1885 Insulator
Self-tying slot top with projections to bend wire
MCGRORY, Thomas
Self-tying Slot Top  
U 323,105 July 28, 1885 Machine for Making Lightning Rod Connections
Machine for making lightning rod connectors
BRADLEY, Sylvester
Lightning Rod Machine  
U Specimen known 324,157 August 11, 1885 Method of Forming Screw Threads on Glass
Threads formed in glass (plunger remains in glass during annealing)
PENNYCUICK, James G.
Thread  
U 324,692 August 18, 1885 Insulator for Securing Telegraph and other Wires
Cleat
HILL, George W.
Cleat  
U 324,957 August 25, 1885 Telegraph Insulator
Insulator (glass) screwed into crossarm
PUTNAM, Jacob D.
Insulator  
U 328,071 October 13, 1885 Grain Stack Protector
Lightning protection for grain stacks using a portable system
SCHAUER, Florian
Lightning Rod  
U 328,728 October 20, 1885 Insulator
Slotted tubular insulator for crossovers
SMITH, Leonard O.
Slotted  
U 328,929 October 27, 1885 Electric Wire Insulator and Supporter
Wooden self-tying cleat
FAWCETT, William N.
HUNTLEY, George F.
Wood  
U 330,050 November 10, 1885 Furnace for Melting Glass, &c.
A glass-melting furnace with a rectangular tank and bottom composed of beveled stone. Patent was used by the Cadiz Glass Co.
PEARSON, Edward
KITSON, John
Glass Furnace  
U 330,173 November 10, 1885 Means for Supporting Electrical Wires
Pin split with metal cap to hold wire
TRINGHAM, John Watson
Pin  
U 332,061 December 8, 1885 Telegraph Insulator
Self-tying two piece combination insulator and pin
DEBLIEUX, Benjamin Noel
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 332,673 December 15, 1885 Coupling for Lightning Rods
Coupling for four-pointed twisted lightning rods
MUNSON, Alvin Johnston
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 336,276 February 16, 1886 Insulator for Telegraph Wires
miscellaneous - groove in crown for 2 or more wires of different size
WILSON, John
Miscellaneous  
U 336,828 February 23, 1886 Insulator
Hanger for lamp
TRAVIS, Charles L.
Hanger  
U 342,045 May 18, 1886 Means of Securing Glass and Metal Articles Together
Method of applying metal handles to glass jars or other glass articles
SCHNEIDER, Bennett B.
BROOKE, Homer
Jar  
U 342,602 May 25, 1886 Fastener for Jar Tops
Globe Fruit Jar
HEMINGRAY, Robert
HI  
U 343,014 June 1, 1886 Means for Preventing Disturbances on Telephone Lines
Pre-transposition technique to eliminate induced current on telephone and telegraph wires
DANN, John E.
LAPP, John
Transposition  
U 343,332 June 8, 1886 Ball Ornament for Lightning Rods
Glass ball ornament for lightning rods
MUNSON, Alvin Johnston
Lightning Rod Ornament  
U 344,096 June 22, 1886 Coupling for Lightning Rods
Coupling for four-pointed twisted lightning rods
FLOY, Edward A.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 346,475 August 3, 1886 Insulator Block for Electric Conductors
Wooden insulator mounted on wire to prevent wire touching other
HAWKEN, Thomas
Wood  
U 346,971 August 10, 1886 Telegraph Insulator
Spout each end of groove for rain; barbed top groove; hole for tie wire
WILSON, John
Spout  
U 346,972 August 10, 1886 Telegraph Insulator
Self-tying via bolt in crown
WILSON, John
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 347,454 August 17, 1886 Telegraph Wire and Insulator Fastening
Self-tying with retainer for holding wire in groove
WILSON, John
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 347,943 August 24, 1886 Insulator for Electric Wires
Self-tying with metal cam lever
LEONARDSON, John M.
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 348,792 September 7, 1886 Electric Tramway System
Wooden insulators for third rail and other various designs for electric tramway
SMITH, Michael Holroyd
Wood/third Rail  
U 349,022 September 14, 1886 Telegraph Wire and Insulator Fastening
Self-tying via a spiral of wire that fits in the top groove or notch holding the line wire within
WILSON, John
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 349,788 September 28, 1886 Insulator
Knob
FITCH, Nathan T.
Knob  
U 350,843 October 12, 1886 Machine for Manufacturing Insulator Pins for Telegraphic Purposes
Machine for turning wooden insulator pins
ROGERS, Charles
Pin  
U 352,436 November 9, 1886 Electric Insulator
Strain type
WINTON, Henry D.
Strain  
U 352,437 November 9, 1886 Electric Insulator
Strain type
WINTON, Henry D.
Strain  
U 355,165 December 28, 1886 Pin Holder for Electric Wire Insulator
Bracket to suspend insulator below crossarm
HANES, Mack
Bracket  
U 355,655 January 4, 1887 Ball Ornament for Lightning Rods, &c.
Lightning rod ball colored or silvered on the inside with a hollow glass tube to receive the rod and same sealed at the ball to prevent moisture or water from entering the ball
MUNSON, Alvin J.
Lightning Rod Ornament  
U 356,531 January 25, 1887 Lightning Rod
Lightning rod of two or more tubes
GRIMES, Cornelius H.
Lightning Rod  
U Specimen known 357,050 February 1, 1887 Lightning Protector for Electrical Conductors
Barbed wire as a conductor for lightning protection placed above the electrical conductors on poles
VAIL, Jonathan H.
Lightning  
U 359,940 March 22, 1887 Lightning Rod Standard or Brace
Tripod stand for lightning rod with brackets to hold the rod
PATEE, Theodorus H.
LAWSHE, Thomas D.
Lightning Rod  
U 360,215 March 29, 1887 Automatic Lathe
Insulator pin threading device
FISHER, Frank E.
Pin  
U 361,520 April 19, 1887 Lightning Rod
Lightning rod with openings for water near the point to allow water to travel down the inside of the rod and a ground point with holes to allow the water to enter the ground
HILL, Charles F.
Lightning Rod  
U 326,268 May 3, 1887 Machine for Turning Insulator Pins
Machine for cutting the screw thread on wooden pins (missing the 4th page)
FROST, Lewis D.
Pin  
U 362,062 May 3, 1887 Multiple Subsidiary Ground Terminal for Lightning Rods
Lightning rod ground with multiple ground wire to spread current into ground
COLE, James W.
Lightning Rod Ground  
U 362,064 May 3, 1887 Lightning Rod
Lightning rod with holes in the upper end and lower end to allow air to to draft through
DANIELS, Eugene Ora
Lightning Rod  
U 362,682 May 10, 1887 Loop Insulator
Suspension or strain insulator with shield
SANDS, Horace Van
Suspension  
U 362,801 May 10, 1887 Lightning Rod
Lightning rod a water tank with overflow pipes to ensure tank is full of water
WESTCOTT, Fred
Lightning Rod  
U 364,211 June 7, 1887 Glass Mold
Glass mold for bottles with an end-tapper.
BROOKE, Homer
Mold  
U 367,164 July 26, 1887 Insulator
Self-tying slot top
RUGER, Henry K.
Self-tying Slot Top  
U 368,284 August 16, 1887 Electric Wire Clamp Insulator
Cleat - clamp type
FLETCHER, John R.
Cleat  
U 372,940 November 8, 1887 Insulating Joint
Glass ball to insulate a hanging lamp fixture from the support
SODEN, Francis H.
GOEHST, Henry
Insulating Joint  
U 373,393 November 15, 1887 Tool for Cutting Seats for Insulator Attachments for Musical Instruments
Tool for cutting circular slot in piano legs in order to insert the piano insulator.
DEWING, James
BENNETT, Delbert F.
Piano Insulator  
U 373,407 November 15, 1887 Interlocking Coupling for Lightning Rods
Coupling for lightning rods the interlocks with slots and projections on each end of the rod sections
KRESS, George R.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 375,276 December 20, 1887 Insulator
Self-tying with J slot and cap
EMERY, Edward C.
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 375,756 January 3, 1888 Lightning Rod
Coupling for lightning rods that allows each section to be screwed together
LAWSHE, Spencer R.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 377,742 February 14, 1888 Lightning Rod Attachment for Windmills
Lightning rod attached to windmills by means of a standard fixed rod and one that travels around with the windmill to keep the point in continuous contact with the rod conductor to ground
DANIELS, Eugene O.
Windmill  
U 378,971 March 6, 1888 Insulator
Block of glass inverted & head combination secured to crossarm by wire
NEAL, Lewis M.
Block  
U 383,734 May 29, 1888 Insulator for Electrical Wires
Self-tying slot top & metal keeper
KEYES, Frank E.
Self-tying Slot Top  
U 386,111 July 17, 1888 Electric Wire Insulator
Knobs paired to hold wire in trees
CUTLER, Henry H.
Knob  
U 386,986 July 31, 1888 Electric Insulator Peg
Pin (wooden) tapered below threads & to have metal rod inserted, too
JOSLIN, William E.
Pin  
U Specimen known 389,519 September 11, 1888 Composition of Matter
Composition material composed of mica and shellac that can be molded (Rick Soller's threaded pin-type specimen)
LEE, Charles Tennant
Composition  
U 390,741 October 9, 1888 Insulator or Bracket Support for Electric Wires
miscellaneous odd pin type with curved pinhole
ADAMS, Thomas E.
Miscellaneous  
U 391,512 October 23, 1888 Electric Switch
Wooden switch (Brown p. 21)
CLEVELAND, William B.
Wood  
U 394,380 December 11, 1888 Wire Holder for Insulators
Tie wire standard method
LLOYD, Edwin L.
Tie Wire  
U 395,399 January 1, 1889 Lightning Rod
Coupling for four-pointed lightning rods
MAST, Louis L.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 396,334 January 15, 1889 Overhead Insulator
Composition ""Gilsonite"" insulator & metal/wood covering (Brown p. 60)
GILSON, Samuel H.
Composition  
U 398,025 February 19, 1889 Insulator
Knob
BROWN, Warren C.
Knob  
U 400,464 April 2, 1889 Lightning Rod and Coupling
Coupling burr with serrated ends that interlock with the rod sections
LAWSHE, Spencer R.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 400,552 April 2, 1889 Telegraph Wire Carrier
Two spools mounted together to secure telegraph wire between them and mounted on a crossarm
DONALDSON, Robert S.
Spool  
U 401,095 April 9, 1889 Lightning Conductor for Wire Fences
Lightning rod connecting all strands of barbed wire fencing to ground to prevent lightning killing cattle which are standing near the fence
WOOD, Fremont E.
Lightning Rod Fence  
U 402,592 May 7, 1889 Electric Wire Insulator
Self-tying screw top
HEAVISIDE, Arthur W.
Self-tying Screw Top  
U Specimen known 402,752 May 7, 1889 Insulator
CD 289.9 (CD 1182), under crossarm type with triple petticoat
LOCKE, Fred M.
LAPP, John
Insulator  
U 402,810 May 7, 1889 Supporting and Cross-Connecting Electric Wires
Transposition method using double crossarms with long and short pins
DENVER, William J.
Transposition  
U 402,836 May 7, 1889 Insulator and Holder for Electric Railways
Third rail insulator clamps the rail upsidedown.
JENNINGS, Byron
Third Rail  
U 403,727 May 21, 1889 Insulator
Knob - self-tying
BERRANG, Jacob C.
Knob  
U 406,681 July 9, 1889 Lightning Rod
Coupling with flat resilent spring between the sections
WATTS, John Henry Charles
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 407,660 July 23, 1889 System of Protection from Lightning
Method of protecting oil tanks from lightning
HILL, Charles F.
Lightning Rod  
U 408,383 August 6, 1889 Line Wire Insulator
Self-tying with bail wire and slot top
GRAHAM, Carroll G.
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 410,637 September 10, 1889 Insulator
Tie wire bridle for wire in insulator groove
DAVIS, William M.
Tie Wire  
U 411,801 October 1, 1889 Wire Holder and Insulator
Cleat
FLETCHER, John R.
Cleat  
U 415,504 November 19, 1889 Insulator
Insulator with internal spring to hold tension on the wire
FOWLER, George
Spring  
U 415,864 November 26, 1889 Composition for Overhead Insulators
Composition insulator from ""Gilsonite""
GILSON, Samuel H.
Composition  
U 418,369 December 31, 1889 Screw Cleat for Electric Wires
Cleat (screw) to hold wire
HUFF, George E.
Cleat  
U Specimen known 418,766 January 7, 1890 Support for Electric Conductors
Brodie tree insulator with large lag screw and adjustable position.
SMITH, Joseph Brodie
Tree  
U 419,642 January 21, 1890 Insulator for Electric Wires
Split ring with split ring holder and lag screw
CORNOG, Isaac P.
Split  
U 421,819 February 18, 1890 Insulator
Blocks (2) to hold wire and pole system
DAVY, John W.
Block  
U 422,651 March 4, 1890 Insulator
Cleat with split ends
STANLEY, George E.
Cleat  
U 426,198 April 22, 1890 Insulator
Covers for insulators on crossarms to protect them from rain and reduce electrical leakage
MUNSIE, James F.
Rainshed  
U Specimen known 427,296 May 6, 1890 Insulator
CD 141.8 and CD 1037, self-tying with tapered pin hole & clamping flange
BUZBY, Joseph F.
Insulator  
U Specimen known 430,296 June 17, 1890 Insulator
CD 257, CD 259, CD 263, dove-tail ears on crown - helmet. Patent is also found on New Lexington porcelain insulators M-3890 and M-4325A.
OAKMAN, Samuel
Insulator  
U 430,696 June 24, 1890 Insulator
Cylinder with external threads to screw into crossarm
SEAMON, William H.
Cylinder  
U 433,284 July 29, 1890 Non-Conductive and Ornamental Handle for Vessels, $c.
Composition handle for tea pots, knives, door knobs, and electrical switches
GOULD, William P.
Composition  
U 433,409 July 29, 1890 Electric Railway
Electric railway with third rail insulated with glass insulators.
KEITHLEY, Herbert R.
Third Rail  
U 433,459 August 5, 1890 Lightning Rod Tower
Lightning rod tower used to protect a group of houses or buildings
FERRELL, Isaac M.
Lightning Rod  
U 434,144 August 12, 1890 Electric Insulator
Tie wire clip
DUNBAR, John K.
Tie Wire  
U Specimen known 434,879 August 19, 1890 Electric Insulator
CD 144.5 and CD 260, ridges around inner surface of skirt
OAKMAN, Samuel
Insulator  
U Specimen known 436,120 September 9, 1890 Insulator Bracket
Bracket of metal with split threads
CHUBBUCK, H. Eugene
Bracket  
U 437,526 September 30, 1890 Lightning Protector for Oil Tanks
Method of protecting oil tanks from lightning
SPANG, Henry W.
Lightning Rod  
U 440,042 November 4, 1890 Insulator for Electric Conductors
Knob - 2 piece
KESSLER, William
Knob  
U 443,048 December 16, 1890 Method of Protecting Building from Lightning
Lightning rod with non-conducting box filled with soot to break the electric current forcing it to disperse
HODGES, Nathaniel D. C.
Lightning Rod  
U 443,174 December 23, 1890 Insulator
Wooden insulator used in a trolley wire hanger
EMMET, William Le Roy
Wood  
U Specimen known 443,187 December 23, 1890 Electric Insulator
CD 144, ridges around outside of skirt to break water film
BAIN, Foree
Insulator  
U 443,403 December 23, 1890 Revolving Mold for Glassware
Mold for glassware (for making seamless glass)
NEVILLE, Asa G.
HU  
U Specimen known 444,466 January 13, 1891 Electric Lamp Bracket
Bracket for two insulators and support for a street light
SMITH, Thomas Carpenter
Bracket  
U 444,879 January 20, 1891 Insulator
Tree hanger
ELKINS, Charles
Tree  
U 445,008 January 20, 1891 Insulator
Protective shield for trolley hanger insulator
VOGLER, William
Protective Shield  
U 445,790 February 3, 1891 Insulator
Strain type with ramshorn ends
WINTON, Henry D.
Strain  
U 445,969 February 10, 1891 Electric Insulator
Round insulator mounted on top of crossarm with two screws and surrounded with a rubber tube. Conductor is supported on top and secured with a metal clip.
BRANCH, James R.
Insulator  
U 446,130 February 10, 1891 Lightning Rod
Lightning rod made of sheet copper angularly bent and twisted into a spiral with corrugations between the angles
DOWNEY, George W.
Lightning Rod  
U 448,395 March 17, 1891 Insulator
Suspension type (2-part wooden) for trolley wires
WHEELER, George K.
Suspension  
U 448,703 March 24, 1891 Support for Electric Line Wires
Hanger insulator for trolley conductor
WIRT, Herbert C.
Hanger  
U 448,956 March 24, 1891 Electric Insulator
Self-tying via metal band screwed on top
GRAHAM, George H.
GANNANE, Thomas
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 450,384 April 14, 1891 Electric Wire Insulator
Knob with two grooves and side petticoat
BERTOLETTE, Daniel A.
Knob  
U Specimen known 450,708 April 21, 1891 Insulator
Lightning rod insulator
CREIGHTON, Theodore
Lightning Rod Insulator  
U Specimen known 451,950 May 12, 1891 Electric Insulator
CD 262, CD 263, CD 264, eyes for tie wire
OAKMAN, Samuel
Insulator  
U 452,796 May 26, 1891 Hollow Braided Lightning Rod
Flexible lightning rod made of hollow plaited cable
KRESS, George R.
Lightning Rod  
U 452,983 May 26, 1891 Grounding Device for Lightning Rods
Grounding device for lightning rods
RADFORD, Cassius M.
Lightning Rod  
U 454,655 June 23, 1891 Suspension Device for Pails
Device to swing a tobacco pail under a store counter
LOCKE, Fred M.
COBB, Frank E.
Pail  
U 455,107 June 30, 1891 Insulator
Third rail insulator with cup to hold hygroscopic chemical and means to heat insulator to drive off moisture
MUNSIE, James F.
Third Rail  
U Specimen known 458,964 September 1, 1891 Cleat for Electric Wires
Cleat (apparently licensed to General Electric)
BALL, Henry Price
Cleat  
U 459,686 September 15, 1891 Insulator
Strain type
GERRARD, Clarence L.
Strain  
U 460,448 September 29, 1891 Insulator
Self-tying screw top
ROSS, Frank A.
Self-tying Screw Top  
U 461,631 October 20, 1891 Insulating Support for Electric Conductors
Oil insulator
HEWETT, Robert J.
Oil  
U 462,862 November 10, 1891 Press for Molding Glass Insulators
Press for making insulators
GRAY, Lawrence B.
Press  
U 463,756 November 24, 1891 Wire Hanger
Wire hanger using two spool insulators in a bracket to secure the line wire
JACOBS, Charles A.
Hanger  
U 463,824 November 24, 1891 Trolley Wire Hanger
Trolley wire hanger with insulator with threads on inside and outside to screw into bell
BIRDSALL, Edward T.
SERRELL, Lemuel William
Hanger  
U 463,955 November 24, 1891 Electric Wire Insulator
Self-tying with fingers
NEWELL, Hiram F.
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
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  
U 465,961 December 29, 1891 Insulator
Wireholder (G.S.A.) (see Electrical Engineer 1-20-1892)
ALBANESE, Giuseppe Sacco
Wireholder  
U 469,940 March 1, 1892 Insulator
Knob - self-tying
HAMMOND, Charles N.
Knob  
D 21,377 March 8, 1892 Design for an Insulator Bracket
Bracket for insulator
WIRT, Charles
Bracket  
D 21,378 March 8, 1892 Design for an Insulator Bracket
Bracket for two insulators
WIRT, Charles
Bracket  
D 21,379 March 8, 1892 Design for an Insulator Bracket
Bracket for insulator
WIRT, Charles
Bracket  
D 21,380 March 8, 1892 Design for an Insulator Bracket
Bracket for insulator
WIRT, Charles
Bracket  
U 470,514 March 8, 1892 Lightning Conductor
Hollow conductor rod with slip fittings
SIMPSON, Harvey
Lightning Rod  
D 21,439 March 29, 1892 Design for an Insulator Bracket
Bracket for insulator
WIRT, Charles
Bracket  
D 21,454 April 12, 1892 Design for an Insulator Bracket
Bracket for insulator
WIRT, Charles
Bracket  
D 21,455 April 12, 1892 Design for an Insulator Bracket
Bracket for two insulators
WIRT, Charles
Bracket  
U 472,529 April 12, 1892 Insulator Support
Pin (metal) with wooden cob for glass insulators
DOREN, Dennis
Pin  
U 473,497 April 26, 1892 Pug Mill
Pug mill for extruding clay
CROSSLEY, Joseph
Pug Mill  
U 474,496 May 10, 1892 Apparatus for Molding Earthenware, &c.
Press to form lateral indentions or wire grooves around the side of the insulator to such as for standard porcelain knobs
CROSSLEY, Joseph
Press  
U 475,781 May 31, 1892 Electric Wire Holder
Tie wire made of a loop of wire with pre-formed loops on the ends to connect together and curved to interlock with the line wire
LLOYD, Edwin L.
Tie Wire  
U 476,207 May 31, 1892 Insulator Pin
Pin
LOCKE, Fred M.
Pin  
U 476,604 June 7, 1892 Insulator Bracket
Bracket with pin and hollow threaded head
BRADY, Thomas H.
Bracket  
U Specimen known 476,813 June 14, 1892 Porcelain Insulator
U-141, pin type insulator with cemented metal thimble. Patent was owned by Pass & Seymour.
PASS, James
SEYMOUR, Albert P.
Insulator  
U Specimen known 476,827 June 14, 1892 Wire Cleat
Cleat Patent was owned by Pass & Seymour.
SEYMOUR, Albert P.
Cleat  
U Specimen known 476,828 June 14, 1892 Circuit Breaking Insulator
Strain circuit breaking insulator. Patent was owned by Pass & Seymour.
SEYMOUR, Albert P.
Strain  
U Specimen known 476,964 June 14, 1892 Insulating Tube for Electric Conductors
Wall tube Patent was owned by Pass & Seymour.
SEYMOUR, Albert P.
Wall Tube  
U Specimen known 479,134 July 19, 1892 Insulator
Self-typing nail-knob with arm that secures the wire
CONOVER, Chauncey E.
Knob  
U 481,624 August 30, 1892 Ceiling Rosette Cut-Out
Ceiling rosette Patent was owned by Pass & Seymour.
PASS, James
SEYMOUR, Albert P.
Rosette  
U 482,297 September 6, 1892 Electric Insulator
Threaded externally with saddle groove and square hole
CLARK, William H.
Thread  
U 483,771 October 4, 1892 Insulator
Knob - self-tying Patent was owned by Pass & Seymour.
SEYMOUR, Albert P.
Knob  
U 483,862 October 4, 1892 Electric Switch
Porcelain electric switch
PAISTE, Harry T.
Switch  
U Specimen known 484,209 October 11, 1892 Insulator
CD 285 ""Edison"" - rainshed type for under crossarm
LOCKE, Fred M.
Insulator  
U 485,282 November 1, 1892 Machine for Molding Marbles or Other Articles from Clay &c.
Machine for molding marbles from clay or plastic material
LANG, Matthew
Machine  
U 486,182 November 15, 1892 Glass Mold
Glass mold to form threads on the bottle.
OAKMAN, Samuel
Bottle  
U 488,046 December 13, 1892 Insulator
Strain type
WIRT, Charles
Strain  
U 489,658 January 10, 1893 Strain Insulator
Strain type
MCCARTHY, Louis
Strain  
U 489,861 January 10, 1893 Bracket for Electric Light Wires
Bracket for supporting insulators.
BENNETT, George H.
Bracket  
U 491,208 February 7, 1893 Insulator Clip
Tie wire clip
EDMUNDS, William H.
Tie Wire  
U 491,362 February 7, 1893 Insulator
Clamp type using two blocks
LANE, Augustus R.
Clamp Type  
U 492,394 February 28, 1893 Insulator Bracket
Bracket, adjustable angle with spring end for threads
EICHBERG, William N.
Bracket  
U 492,512 February 28, 1893 Lightning Rod Ball
Hollow glass ball with metal tube inserted that is flanged on each end to secure it in the ball
HUM, Edward K.
Lightning Rod Ornament  
U 494,286 March 28, 1893 Apparatus for Protecting Buildings from Lightning
System replaces lightning rods by using batteries to put a charge on wires run along the edges of the roof to prevent a lightning strike
BARTLETT, Jonathan B. L.
Lightning Rod  
U 495,552 April 18, 1893 Insulator
Clamp type called the ""Security"" insulator. It was sold by the McLeod, Ward & Co.
HILLS, Louis
Clamp Type  
U 496,081 April 25, 1893 Insulator
Insulator mounted in a slot in the crossarm and secured with a hinged latching cover
WRIGHT, Joseph F.
Insulator  
U Specimen known 496,652 May 2, 1893 Insulator for Telegraph Wires
Drip points Patent was owned by Hemingray Glass Co.
HEMINGRAY, Ralph G.
GILL, James C.
Drip  
U 497,515 May 16, 1893 Insulator
Cleat with metal clip to hold wire
BRADY, Thomas H.
Cleat  
U 498,539 May 30, 1893 Junction-Block for Electric Fixtures
Cut-out or junction block made in a horseshoe shape
DUGGAN, Frederic A.
Fuse Holder  
D Specimen known 22,684 August 8, 1893 Design for an Insulator
CD 268.5 top-groove pin type (Dec. 1974 Cross Arm p. 34)
GRAY, Lawrence B.
Pin-type  
U 503,039 August 8, 1893 Conductor Support and Insulator
miscellaneous wire support for underground trolley wire & insulator with hole in crown
ESSICK, William B.
Miscellaneous  
U 503,384 August 15, 1893 Cleat for Electric Wires
Cleat - 2 piece
PAWOLOWSKI, Jacob
Cleat  
U 503,778 August 22, 1893 Insulator for Electric Wires
Clamp type cylindrical 2 piece
TRIMBLE, William D.
Clamp Type  
U Specimen known 504,059 August 29, 1893 Insulator
CD 141.6, bail type clamping lever to hold line wire
BLACKBURN, George W.
Insulator  
U 505,106 September 19, 1893 Lightning Rod
Lightning rod designed with varying resistance to current flow and gaps between the rod sections to resist the flow of electric current
HODGES, Nathaniel D. C.
Lightning Rod  
U 505,123 September 19, 1893 Insulator Pin
Pin (wooden) strengthened by metal rod
O'NEILL, James J.
Pin  
U 505,309 September 19, 1893 Insulator Pin and Bracket Machine
Pin - machine for making wooden pins
EISENHART, Charles A.
Pin  
D 22,876 November 7, 1893 Design for an Insulator
Square flat insulator with large center hole and small hole in each corner
WRIGHT, Augustus
Misc  
U 508,068 November 7, 1893 Lightning Conductor
Strong, durable lightning rod easily attached to a building with conductor passing through the hollow casing (also patented in England, Switzerland, Belgium, Italy, Spain, France)
WALCH, Gustav Theodor
Lightning Rod  
U Specimen known 508,687 November 14, 1893 Cleat for Electric Wiring
Cleat (2-wire) - 2 piece
DUGGAN, Frederic A.
Cleat  
U 510,837 December 12, 1893 Lightning Rod Ornament
Lightning rod ornamental ball with bushing to secure the ball around the rod
COLE, John J.
Lightning Rod Ornament  
U 512,656 January 9, 1894 Relay
Method of making a telegraph relay more responsive
LOCKE, Fred M.
Relay  
U 513,564 January 30, 1894 Electric Wire Cleat or Holder
Cleat to hold two wires that may be stacked on each other to hold additional pairs of wires
FULLER, Albert W.
Cleat  
U 514,221 February 6, 1894 Insulator
Pin sleeve
GRAY, Lawrence B.
Pin  
U 515,448 February 27, 1894 Fixing Electric Conducting Wires to Insulators Supporting Same
Self-tying via hole through insulator crown & metal clamp
SCHOMBURG, Rudolf
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 517,591 April 3, 1894 Insulating Tube
Wall tube with longitudinal fin ribs
ROBINSON, Miner
Wall Tube  
U 517,634 April 3, 1894 Pin for Insulators
Pin for use with oil cup, CD 244 (see 524,659)
WINSLOW, George H.
Insulator  
U 518,214 April 17, 1894 Ceiling Cleat
Cleat for ceiling - 2 piece
BALL, Henry Price
Cleat  
U 518,793 April 24, 1894 Lightning Rod and Coupling
Couple with internal threads to screw sections together
SMITH, John W.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 519,446 May 8, 1894 Trolley Wire Hanger
Glass oil insulator used in trolley wire hanger
CROUNSE, Albert B.
RUTLEDGE, Charles A.
Oil  
U 520,412 May 29, 1894 Insulator
Self-tying cylindrical cleat
CONOVER, Chauncy E.
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U Specimen known 520,602 May 29, 1894 Insulator
Composition insulator with ears bent over to secure cable
LUSCOMB, Henry H.
Composition  
U 524,100 August 7, 1894 Supporting Insulator for Electric Wires
Pin
BEARDSLEY, Lauren S.
Pin  
U Specimen known 524,659 August 14, 1894 Insulator
Oil cup with means to support the cup from the insulator (see 517,634)
WINSLOW, George H.
Oil  
U 524,850 August 21, 1894 Insulator
Strain and hanger block
HAMMOND, Charles N.
Strain  
U 525,001 August 28, 1894 Insulator
Knob - 2 piece
BRADLEY, Leonard W.
Knob  
U 527,254 October 9, 1894 Insulator
Cleat - 2 piece
TRIMBLE, William D.
Cleat  
U 527,317 October 9, 1894 Insulator
Protective shield for wire groove
BULLOCK, Edward J.
Protective Shield  
U 529,866 November 27, 1894 Ornament for Lightning Rods
Inexpensive lightning rod ornament in the method of construction of a weathervane
KEYS, Charles F.
Weathervane  
U 530,361 December 4, 1894 Tool for Lineman's Use
Lineman's tool to remove or apply the tie wire loop on an insulator
SMITH, Solomon
MISHLER, Milton B.
Tool  
U Specimen known 530,706 December 11, 1894 Insulator
Composition insulator with clip ears
MCCARTHY, Louis
Composition  
U 531,635 January 1, 1895 Electric Wire Holder or Insulator
Knob - 2 piece
ISKE, Albert
Knob  
U 531,702 January 1, 1895 Cleat for Electric Wiring
Cleat - 2 piece
SWIFT, Joseph H.
MAINTIEN, William F.
Cleat  
U 533,212 January 29, 1895 Combined Jigger and Pulldown
Press or jigger gearing and mechanism for forming earthen ware articles such as dishes and pottery
CROSSLEY, Joseph
Press  
U 536,684 April 2, 1895 Self-Locking Cleat for Electric Wiring
Cleat - self-tying
CREAGER, Frank O.
Cleat  
D 24,189 April 9, 1895 Design for an Insulator Holder
Bracket with lag screw for insulator
BEARDSLEY, Lauren S.
Bracket  
D 24,190 April 9, 1895 Design for an Insulator Holder
Pin with lag screw for insulator
BEARDSLEY, Lauren S.
Pin  
D 24,191 April 9, 1895 Design for an Insulator Holder
Bracket with lag screw for insulator
BEARDSLEY, Lauren S.
Bracket  
D 24,249 April 23, 1895 Design for an Insulator Holder
Pin
BEARDSLEY, Lauren S.
Pin  
U Specimen known 538,090 April 23, 1895 Electric Cut-Out
Fuse cut-out for transformer (see patent 552,680)
WAGNER, Robert A.
SCHWEDTMANN, Ferdinand
Fuse Holder  
U 538,603 April 30, 1895 Lightning Rod
Hollow lightning rod with cup to divert water into the lower sections of the rod to improve conduction of current to ground
SIMPSON, Harvey
Lightning Rod  
U 539,123 May 14, 1895 Cross Arm for Carrying Electrical Wires
Angle iron crossarm with wood support for insulator pins
ECKERT, Thomas T.
Crossarm  
U 541,332 June 18, 1895 Insulator
Miscellaneous 2-part insulator for barbed wire fence
PATTERSON, James M.
Miscellaneous  
U 542,924 July 16, 1895 House Wiring Fixture
Porcelain device to allow passage of electrical wires through plaster walls or ceiling
CASE, Charles F.
Miscellaneous  
U Specimen known 544,778 August 20, 1895 Insulator for Electric or Other Wires
CD 207.2 self-tying screw top similar to Prenzel patent (top is known but not the bottom)
SPROAT, Clinton
TARR, Edward N.
Self-tying Screw Top  
U 544,959 August 20, 1895 Insulator
Wire sheath fit in insulator groove
COLLINS, Reuben G.
FOLEY, Frank W.
Wire  
U 545,620 September 3, 1895 Cleat for Electric Wires
Self tying cleat known as the ""Eureka""
WOOD, Montraville M.
Cleat  
U 546,383 September 17, 1895 Insulator
Self-tying with crown hole, slot & spacer
GERSTENLAUER, Daniel M.
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 546,585 September 17, 1895 Insulator
Self-tying insulator (NOTI Insulator Co.)
DIBB, William
VICKERS, Albert
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 547,591 October 8, 1895 Switch and Fuse Box
Fuse cut-out or holder for transformer with plug that acts like a switch.
SMITH, Joseph Brodie
Fuse Holder  
U 547,936 October 15, 1895 Bottle Stopper
Bottle stopper
OAKMAN, Samuel
Bottle  
U 548,669 October 29, 1895 Insulator Pin
Pin with threaded wooden cone and steel bolt
STEPHEN, Charles Wm.
Pin  
U 549,443 November 5, 1895 Electric Supporting Insulator
Knob
COLLINS, Joseph
Knob  
U 551,032 December 10, 1895 Cleat for Electric Wiring
Cleat - self-tying
HEMPHILL, James R.
Cleat  
U 552,501 December 31, 1895 Insulator
Self-tying clamp with cam lever (see 805,169)
SNIVELY, Charles H.
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U Specimen known 552,680 January 7, 1896 Electric Cut-Out and Insulator
Cut-out for transformer mounted on and integral to the transformer. (see patent 538,090)
WAGNER, Robert A.
SCHWEDTMANN, Ferdinand
Fuse Holder  
D 25,177 February 18, 1896 Design for an Insulator Bracket
Bracket for two insulators
BEARDSLEY, Lauren S.
Bracket  
D 25,178 February 18, 1896 Design for an Insulator Bracket
Bracket for three insulators
BEARDSLEY, Lauren S.
Bracket  
U 554,664 February 18, 1896 Means for Supporting and Insulating Electric Conductors
Pin coated with water repelling material
ECKERT, Thomas T.
Pin  
U 554,723 February 18, 1896 Insulator
Clamp type
PELOUBET, Esten
Clamp Type  
U 554,955 February 18, 1896 Insulator for Electric Wires
Clamp type (Scientific American 3-7-1896)
RIERA, Magin
Clamp Type  
U 556,971 March 24, 1896 Insulated Support for Contact Rails
Third rail insulator with top and side brackets (see reissue 11,613 on 6-22-1897)
HANSON, Augustus
CHAPMAN, James R.
Third Rail  
U 556,984 March 24, 1896 Lightning Rod Ball
Method of silvering the interior of the ball and protecting the silver with a coating
HUM, Edward K.
Lightning Rod Ornament  
U 557,600 April 7, 1896 Insulator
Pin with spring coil
PETERSON, Cyrus A.
Pin  
U Specimen known 557,881 April 7, 1896 Insulator
CD 134.6 bail wire system double-groove insulator (Cosner specimen)
RAPPLEYE, Hannibal W.
Insulator  
U 558,509 April 21, 1896 Wire Clamp for Telegraph or Similar Wires
Tie wire clamp with cam lever
MIDDLETON, George
Tie Wire  
U 558,758 April 21, 1896 Fastening Insulator Brackets
Bracket for two insulators, top of pole or crossarm
BEARDSLEY, Lauren S.
Bracket  
U 561,912 June 9, 1896 Packing Case for Bottles
Packing case to protect bottles for shipment
OAKMAN, Samuel
Bottle  
U 562,166 June 16, 1896 Insulator
Glass insulator with side conductor groove, threaded mounting pin, and hexagonal head to turn the insulator with a wrench for mounting in a wooden crossarm. A metal reinforcing pin is molded in the threaded end. (see patent gb1896-0019650)
BLANKINSOP, Thomas
BROWN, Joseph W.
Insulator  
U 562,528 June 23, 1896 Wire Holder
Odd wireholder with two fins or ears that hold the wire
HAKANSSON, Louis M.
Wireholder  
U 563,482 July 7, 1896 Insulating Support for Rails or Electric Railways
Third rail pin type insulator
HALEY, Patrick
Third Rail  
U 563,938 July 14, 1896 Ornament Indicator for Weather Vanes
Ornamental weathervane with balls or pendants hanging from the four directions and a ribbed ball below the lightning rod point
MUNSON, Alvin J.
Weathervane  
U 565,944 August 18, 1896 Insulator Support
Pin
TOWARD, Charles P.
Pin  
U 566,045 August 18, 1896 Insulator for Electrical Purposes
Protective shield of metal with non-conducting enameled coating
WHITAKER, Alfred J. P.
TREHARNE, Frederick G.
Protective Shield  
U 568,060 September 22, 1896 Insulator
Cylindrical block in crossarm
WOOD, William
Cylinder  
D 26,323 November 24, 1896 Design for an Insulator
High tension insulator
LOCKE, Fred M.
Pin-type  
U 572,285 December 1, 1896 Battery Cell
Battery cell
WILLMS, Charles
Battery  
U 572,438 December 1, 1896 Cell or Box for Electric Batteries
(Gould battery rests: CD 20, CD 25, CD 50, CD 51) also patents England: 10,463 (5-30-1894); Germany: 85,828 (3-26-1895)
MOFFAT, John Miles
Insulator  
U Specimen known 573,092 December 15, 1896 Insulator
Insulator of two materials combined
LOCKE, Fred M.
Insulator  
U 573,101 December 15, 1896 Wall Insulator
Slack wire ring driven into mortar between bricks
O'NEILL, James J.
Slack Wire  
U 573,966 December 29, 1896 Insulator Hanger
Bracket for knobs
DUNCAN, Robert
Bracket  
U 574,828 January 5, 1897 Insulator
Hanger insulator for end of pole or other support
SMOCK, Benjamin D.
Hanger  
U 575,090 January 12, 1897 Cleat
Cleat with ridges to hold wire in grooves
ADAM, Carl F.
Cleat  
U 579,725 March 30, 1897 Insulator and Holder for Electric Railways
Trolley hanger insulator suspended from a cable. It is composed of an inverted insulator cup and a metal cover.
KEITHLY, Willie C.
Trolley Hanger  
U 580,628 April 13, 1897 Insulator and Insulating Conduit or Tubing for Electrical Purposes
Composition insulator of asbestos and cement
TREHARNE, Frederick G.
Composition  
U 581,088 April 20, 1897 Electric Wire Insulator
Block of glass to hold wire in crossarm
SHARPE, John E.
Block  
U 583,692 June 1, 1897 Insulator
Clamp type with lag screw
RENAULT, Edward
Clamp Type  
U 584,235 June 8, 1897 Insulator for Telegraph or Other Electric Wires
Clamp type in holder of similar shape to Cutter
NESMITH, Christopher C.
ARNETT, George F.
Clamp Type  
U 584,823 June 22, 1897 Combined Bracket and Insulator
Combined bracket and insulator with bracket made of non-conducting material such as glass or porcelain
MEAD, George Warren
Bracket  
U 585,026 June 22, 1897 Tieless Insulator
Self-tying screw top
DELERY, Robert
Self-tying Screw Top  
U 586,372 July 13, 1897 Insulator
Self-tying slot top with perpendicular hole for retainer
STEINBERG, JR., Henry W.
Self-tying Slot Top  
U 586,700 July 20, 1897 Electric Line Insulator
Bracket for insulator on moveable (adjustable angle) base
TRACY, John J.
Bracket  
U 587,216 July 27, 1897 Wire Holder
Glass insulator to hold line wire with a threaded bottom to fit in a metal bracket
LAWRENCE, Joseph B.
Miscellaneous  
U 587,273 July 27, 1897 Insulator
Self-tying slot top with perpendicular hole for retainer. Also patents England: 16,087 (1-24-1896); Germany: 86,014 (4-25-1895)
RUDOLF, Heinrich
Self-tying Slot Top  
U 587,614 August 3, 1897 Electric Wire Holder
Wireholder
STRAM, Charlie J.
Wireholder  
U 588,048 August 10, 1897 Insulator for Wires
Knob with grooves and bracket
ASHBY, George
Knob  
U 588,795 August 24, 1897 Glass Press
Press for making insulators
HEMINGRAY, Ralph G.
Press  
U 589,256 August 31, 1897 Process of Making Insulating Material
Composition insulator made of paper pulp saturated with sulfur
GRAY, John
CASE, Charles H.
Composition  
U Specimen known 590,806 September 28, 1897 Insulator
U-937, eave trough above crossarm
LOCKE, Fred M.
Insulator  
U 590,832 September 28, 1897 Insulator
Self-tying slot top
GRIMM, Fred B.
NESSLER, John H.
Self-tying Slot Top  
U 591,104 October 5, 1897 Insulator for Electric Wires
Cleat - self-tying
ROBERTS, Willis
Cleat  
D 27,756 October 19, 1897 Design for a Line Wire Insulator
Self-tying pin type
GRAHAM, Sarah A.
Pin-type  
U 592,505 October 26, 1897 Electrical Insulator
Protective coating of elastic material and wire groove protector
BARBOUR, Wellington
Protective Coat  
U 593,689 November 16, 1897 Insulator
Cleat - self-tying with spiral grooves
REMBE, Louis F.
Cleat  
U 595,827 December 21, 1897 Insulator Bracket
Clamp type composition insulator with top cable clamp
WOOLSEY, Charles A.
Clamp Type  
U 596,319 December 28, 1897 Manufacture of Necks of Glass Bottles
Method of forming necks on glass bottles.
BROOKE, Homer
Mold  
D 28,355 March 8, 1898 Design for an Insulator
Insulator (composition?) with round end on pin
MCCARTHY, Louis
Misc  
D 28,356 March 8, 1898 Design for an Insulator
Insulator (composition?) similar to lightning rod ball
MCCARTHY, Louis
Misc  
U Specimen known 600,475 March 8, 1898 Electrical Insulator and Method of Making Same
Multiple thin porcelain shells fused together with glaze, ""glaze-filling"" method, U-928 & U-928A. (see patent 601,195) (see patent gb1898-0006235) Patent was owned by the R. Thomas & Sons Co.
BOCH, John W.
Insulator  
U 600,607 March 15, 1898 Insulator Support for Electrical Conductors
Bracket with supporting strap for crossarm
BENEDICT, Fred
Bracket  
U 601,454 March 29, 1898 Clamping Buckle for Electric Line Wires
Bail wire system for tie wire
WEIKMAN, Augustus H.
Bail Wire  
U 602,576 April 19, 1898 Bracket for Insulators, etc.
Bracket to be driven into wooden pole
FLETCHER, John R.
Bracket  
D 28,743 May 31, 1898 Design for an Insulator Plate
Truncated triangular glass plate with three wiring knobs for arc lights
MCDONALD, William B.
Misc  
U Specimen known 605,109 June 7, 1898 Insulator
Insulator with sleeve to protect pin
LOCKE, Fred M.
Insulator  
U Specimen known 605,256 June 7, 1898 Insulator
CD 288, U-938 & U-945
MERSHON, Ralph D.
Insulator  
U 605,741 June 14, 1898 Strain Insulator
Strain, adjustable insulator of composition & iron (Brown p. 30)
MCCARTHY, Louis
Strain  
U 606,771 July 5, 1898 Fuse Box
Fuse holder cut out for electric circuits.
SMITH, Joseph Brodie
Fuse Holder  
U 608,906 August 9, 1898 Insulation of Electric Wires
Uses glass tube sealed from the weather to allow conductor to enter a building (see reissue 11,759))
POCHE, Joseph Arthur
Wall Tube  
U 609,288 August 16, 1898 Means for Fastening Insulator Pins to Crossarms
Pin, wooden with friction device to hold it in the crossarm
MITCHELL, Loron
Pin  
U 609,888 August 30, 1898 Clamp for Electric Wires
Tie wire clamp with wing nut
LEONARD, Sylvester S.
Tie Wire  
U 614,303 November 15, 1898 Glass Press
Press for making insulators
HEMINGRAY, Ralph G.
Press  
D 29,782 December 6, 1898 Design for an Insulator
Miscellaneous insulator
MORGAN, Jacque L.
Misc  
U 615,896 December 13, 1898 Vacuum Insulator for Electric Conductors
Wall tube sealed in vacuum and protected from weather (see 608,906)
POCHE, Joseph Arthur
Wall Tube  
U Specimen known 617,608 January 10, 1899 Electrical Cut-Out
Fuse cutout (Pass & Seymour) with rotatable fuse plug
SEYMOUR, Albert P.
Fuse Holder  
U 619,555 February 14, 1899 Telegraph Insulator
Self-tying screw top
FRANTZ, Isaac B.
Self-tying Screw Top  
U 619,974 February 21, 1899 Rail Insulator
Third rail insulator with metal cap that secures the rail to the insulator.
MARTIN, Charles B.
Third Rail  
U Specimen known 621,661 March 21, 1899 Insulator
Cleat - self-tying (pivot-mounted) (found on U-184)
HARLOE, Morton
BLOES, Wilton S.
Cleat  
U 622,270 April 4, 1899 Machine for Making Hollow Glassware
Glass Press that can be adapted for insulator manufacture
ROWE, John T.
Misc  
D 30,564 April 18, 1899 Design for an Insulator
Miscellaneous insulator
MORGAN, Jacque L.
Misc  
U Specimen known 626,065 May 30, 1899 Insulator
Tree hanger
HOLMES, Welles E.
Tree  
U 626,592 June 6, 1899 Insulator
Self-tying screw top
CARPENTER, John
TONN, Charles
Self-tying Screw Top  
U 628,343 July 4, 1899 Fixing of Insulators for Carrying Electric Line Wires
Metal pin with a threaded end for mounting an insulator and below that angular grooves to aid mounting and mortaring in brick, concrete or stone (see gb1899-0002396)
MENZEL, Werner
Pin  
R 11,759 July 11, 1899 Insulation of Electric Wires
Uses glass tube sealed from the weather to allow conductor to enter a building (see 608,906)
POCHE, Joseph Arthur
Wall Tube  
U Specimen known 628,667 July 11, 1899 Insulated Rail Support
Third rail type (see stoneware specimen in 1989 CJ)
KING, Charles K.
MEAD, George A.
Third Rail  
U 630,334 August 8, 1899 Machine for Making Lightning Rods
Machine for making lightning rods that are easily bent to aid in installation
DODD, West
Lightning Rod Machine  
U 632,851 September 12, 1899 Bedstead Insulator
Glass insulator for bed legs
SELLERS, William
Piano  
U Specimen known 634,568 October 10, 1899 Insulating Support for Electric Wires
CD 309, U-416, under-crossarm type for better protection from rain
BEAL, Carroll N.
Insulator  
U 636,081 October 31, 1899 Lightning Rod
Lightning rod and conductors with wind-powered current charging a battery to intermittently pass current through the system to aid in lightning protection
STUART, Harry J.
WOODMAN, David D.
Lightning Rod  
D 31,861 November 21, 1899 Design for a Ring Insulator
Ring wire holder (see ID 5165)
COPELAND, Herschel P.
Misc  
U 637,282 November 21, 1899 Electric Insulator
Tube of asbestos to lead conductor through a wall is made water tight (see 608,906) (see 615,896)
POCHE, Joseph Arthur
Insulator  
U 639,016 December 12, 1899 Acoustic Supporting Base for Pianos
Hollow glass insulator for piano legs
BRONSON, Frank A.
Piano  
U 641,493 January 16, 1900 Support for Musical Instruments
Hollow glass insulator for piano legs with adjustable height
BOORMAN, David
Piano  
U 644,646 March 6, 1900 Insulator for Use on Electric Railways
Third rail insulator
THOMAS, James
THOMAS, William R.
Third Rail  
U 646,949 April 10, 1900 Press for Molding Insulators or Similar Articles
Automatic press for making insulators
BROOKFIELD, Henry M.
Press  
U 648,341 April 24, 1900 Die for Pottery Ware
Die for pressing out door knobs
BOCH, John W.
Die  
D Specimen known 32,741 May 29, 1900 Design for an Insulator
Eave drain & spout
LOCKE, Fred M.
Pin-type  
U Specimen known 650,445 May 29, 1900 Insulator
Strain type with ""Z"" shaped groove
ZERTUCHE, Emilio
Strain  
U Specimen known 650,602 May 29, 1900 Electric Fuse or Cut-Out
Screw type fuse holder
DOWNES, Louis W.
Fuse Holder  
U Specimen known 651,680 June 12, 1900 Electric Battery Attachment
Ware battery rest
WARE, Henry Bowles
CORNELL, Chauncey Cortez
Battery  
U 652,861 July 3, 1900 Overhead Wire Lightning Protector
Lightning rod with multiple points (see 637,282) (see reissue 11,759)
POCHE, Joseph Arthur
Lightning Rod Point  
U 657,574 September 11, 1900 High Voltage Insulator
Heater (electric) imbedded in insulator body
SINDING-LARSEN, Alf
Heater  
U 660,271 October 23, 1900 Insulating Knob for Electric Light Wiring
Knob - self-tying
HENDERSON, Robert H.
HENDERSON, John G.
Knob  
U 660,444 October 23, 1900 Device for Fixing Shanks or Screw-Stems in Handle-Knobs or Picture Hangers
Method to hold a screw so glass can be molded around it for handles or picture hangers. Seraphin Kribs worked for Brookfield.
KRIBS, Seraphin
Miscellaneous  
U 664,176 December 18, 1900 Electric Insulator
Knob - self-tying via screw cap
RISLER, Emil
Knob  
U Specimen known 664,432 December 25, 1900 Insulator
CD 207? (see 726,846)
RENAULT, Edward
Insulator  
U Specimen known 664,470 December 25, 1900 Construction for Third Rail Electric Railways
Third rail insulator, support, and fastening device. Insulator was made by the Reconstructed Granite Co. as shown in their advertisement in EWE dated April 15, 1905.
COURTENAY, William
Third Rail  
U 666,586 January 22, 1901 Insulator
Insulator & crossarm (glass) reinforced with embedded metal wires
WOOLBERT, Henry W.
Insulator  
U 667,366 February 5, 1901 Lightning Rod
Lightning rod with spring metal core wrapped with braided rope conductor
HANSON, Ebbe J.
Lightning Rod  
U Specimen known 667,882 February 12, 1901 Feeder Wire Insulator
Mine insulator (similar to Sackett see 903,692) [CD 1025?]
KING, Charles K.
Mine  
D Specimen known 34,211 March 12, 1901 Design for an Insulating Support for Electric Conductors
U-966 (see 689,218)
STILLWELL, Lewis B.
Pin-type  
U 671,876 April 9, 1901 Self-Locking Insulator
Self-tying screw top
BEARDSLEY, Willard P.
Self-tying Screw Top  
D 34,450 April 30, 1901 Design for an Insulator
Top skirt for U-675
LOCKE, Fred M.
Pin-type  
U 674,378 May 21, 1901 Glass Pressing Apparatus
Mechanically actuated plunger or former for a glass press
GOOD, JR., Robert
Press  
U 674,792 May 21, 1901 Revolving Truck for Flag Poles
Lightning rod in combination with a revolving rope guide
MCGRATH, Sylvester S.
LAWLOR, John J.
Lightning Rod  
U 675,615 June 4, 1901 Insulator
Third rail insulator with iron mounting bracket and cap to support the rail
ANDERSEN, Johan M.
ANDERSEN, Albert
Third Rail  
U Specimen known 676,881 June 25, 1901 Self-Locking Insulator and Pin
U-376, U-376A, U-376B, U-376C, U-376D
ETHERIDGE, Harry
Insulator  
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  
U 684,909 October 22, 1901 Insulating Bushing
Bushing
COLE, John A.
Bushing  
U 685,776 November 5, 1901 Insulator Support
Pin sleeve plug with bolt to draw down & expanding sleeve in pin hole
LOCKE, Fred M.
Pin  
U Specimen known 686,609 November 12, 1901 Insulating Support for Electric Wires
CD 309.5, Telluride ""Type B"" under-hung combined insulators
HEMINGRAY, Ralph G.
Insulator  
U 687,230 November 26, 1901 Insulator Support
Pin with split threads
HALLETT, Thomas E.
Pin  
D 35,462 December 17, 1901 Design for an Insulator for Electric Wires
Self-tying pin type
KING, Theodore F.
Pin-type  
U 689,171 December 17, 1901 Insulator
Insulators (2) with one pinhole
DUFFY, John F.
HERSHEY, Henry B.
Insulator  
U 693,213 February 11, 1902 Anchor Fastener for Lightning Conductors
Metal clips fitted between bricks in order to secure lightning rod conductor to wall
BAJOHR, Carl
Lightning Rod Clip  
U 693,367 February 18, 1902 Pipe Joint
Pipe joint
BROOKE, Homer
Misc  
U 693,555 February 18, 1902 Lightning Conductor
Lightning rod point comprised of multiple points connected to a coil of conductor in the ground
LELONG, Achille
Lightning Rod Point  
U 697,628 April 15, 1902 Insulator and Attachment for Electric Wires
Self-tying screw top
JOHNSTON, Chauncey C.
Self-tying Screw Top  
U Specimen known 698,976 April 29, 1902 Sleeve for Protecting Insulator Pins
Pin sleeve to protect pin
LOCKE, Fred M.
Pin  
U Specimen known 699,761 May 13, 1902 Insulator
Lightning rod insulator tie wire knob
KRETZER, Henry F.
Lightning Rod Insulator  
U Specimen known 700,463 May 20, 1902 Insulator for Electric Circuits
CD 301, CD 321 & U-938 (Strengthening ribs skirt to petticoat)
WALTHER, William J.
Insulator  
U 700,977 May 27, 1902 Support for Pianos
Glass caster cup for pianos
OLSEN, Andreas
Piano  
U 701,063 May 27, 1902 Insulator Pin
Pin
LOCKE, Fred M.
Pin  
U 701,246 May 27, 1902 Insulator Pin and Bracket
Pin and bracket for crossarm
BAILEY, Elbert T.
Pin  
U Specimen known 701,539 June 3, 1902 Insulator Pin Machine
Machine for making wooden pins (see 449,773)
CATLIN, Abel Delancy
Pin/machine  
U Specimen known 702,660 June 17, 1902 Process of Making Insulators
Glazewelding (Boch variation) with extra glaze to leave air space, biscuit fired, then glaze
LOCKE, Fred M.
Glazeweld  
U Specimen known 702,661 June 17, 1902 Insulator and Process of Manufacturing Same
Glazewelding (Boch variation) vitrified shells, pour molten glaze, then cool
LOCKE, Fred M.
Glazeweld  
U 705,811 July 29, 1902 Insulating Support for Metallic Circuits
Stacked multiple insulators to support wire
ALLEN, John S.
Stack  
U 706,194 August 5, 1902 Insulator
Strain composed of a ball of composition material with metal members embedded in the ball
MCCARTHY, Louis
Strain  
U 707,245 August 19, 1902 Filter Press
Filter press
LOCKE, Fred M.
Filter Press  
U 707,429 August 19, 1902 Insulator for Electric Wires
CD 207.5; Self-tying twist lock type (see 952,279)
KING, Theodore F.
Self-tying Twist  
U 708,188 September 2, 1902 Lightning Rod
Lightning rod system with better grounding to make it more sensitive to passing storm
WILSON, James O.
Lightning Rod  
U 710,206 September 30, 1902 Apparatus for Transposing Electric Circuit Wires so as to Equalize Induction
Transposition bracket
O'BRIEN, James
MATTIMORE, John
Transposition  
U 710,282 September 30, 1902 Insulator
Block with metal tabs bent to hold wire
LEFEVER, Edwin
Block  
U 710,297 September 30, 1902 Insulator
Pin with split wooden cob around curved metal bracket
PEIRCE, Ralph S.
Pin  
U 712,440 October 28, 1902 Insulator
Self-tying with slot and screw clamp
SHREFFLER, James L.
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 713,904 November 18, 1902 Insulator for Telegraph Lines
Self-tying screw top
MURRAY, John E.
Self-tying Screw Top  
U Specimen known 715,375 December 9, 1902 Insulator
CD 109.7, CD 206.5 & U-184 self-tying via three alternate projections
HARLOE, Morton
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 716,343 December 16, 1902 Machine for Forming the Interiors of Plastic Materials
Press for making porcelain insulators
LOCKE, Fred M.
Press  
U 717,389 December 30, 1902 Third Rail Insulator
Third rail insulator mounted on pedestal with metal cap to secure the rail.
GONZENBACH, Ernest
Third Rail  
T No text available 39,727 February 3, 1903 Trademark
Trademark for ""GLOBE""
 
HI  
U 723,589 March 24, 1903 Machine for Producing Glass Insulators
Press for making insulators (Elmer Glass Co., transferred to Brookfield 1907)
DUFFIELD, Thomas C.
Press  
U 723,982 March 31, 1903 Receptacle for Containing Molten Material
Design of a glass furnace with conduit to feed molten glass to the press
BROOKE, Homer
Glass  
U 723,983 March 31, 1903 Device for Cutting Molten Material and Distributing Same
Machine for continuously cutting off desired sized globs of molten glass for each mold
BROOKE, Homer
Glass  
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 724,351 March 31, 1903 Insulated Strain
Electrose strain (Brown p. 69)
STEINBERGER, Louis
Electrose  
U Specimen known 724,848 April 7, 1903 Insulator
CD 159, wire groove with flat surface for line wire
GREGORY, Ferdinand W.
Insulator  
U Specimen known 725,044 April 14, 1903 Insulator
Tree insulator composed of a ball of glass with embedded wire loops
CLAYDON, Charles
Tree  
U Specimen known 726,846 May 5, 1903 Insulator for Electric Wires
U-181 & CD 207 (sim) self-tying screw top (see 664,432)
BELL, Joseph R.
Insulator  
U Specimen known 728,805 May 19, 1903 Insulator
M-2335, M-2785, M-2795 & M-2796 with eave drain & spout (see 664,301)
LOCKE, Fred M.
Insulator  
U 730,665 June 9, 1903 Glass Molding Machine
Insulator Press
KRIBS, Seraphin
Press  
U 730,805 June 9, 1903 Insulator
Self-tying slot top
STROH, William G.
Self-tying Slot Top  
U 731,239 June 16, 1903 Telephone Circuit
Transposition metal connector for forming loops in line wire
SORG, Frederich W.
Transposition  
U 732,088 June 30, 1903 Insulator for High Tension Currents
Bracket clamped around pole for insulator pin
LEMSTROM, Karl Selim
Bracket  
U 732,665 June 30, 1903 Insulating System for Electric Transmission Circuits
Bracket to hold multiple insulators for high tension line
UNDERWOOD, Alvah W.
Bracket  
U Specimen known 735,212 August 4, 1903 Insulator
CD 317.7, insulator with glass sleeve (CD 314)
CONVERSE, Vernon G.
Insulator  
U 735,429 August 4, 1903 Insulator Machine
Plunger for press
WATERS, James
Plunger  
U Specimen known 736,049 August 11, 1903 Electric Fuse Box
Fuse cutout
WOOD, James J.
Fuse Holder  
U 736,708 August 18, 1903 Machine for Producing Glass Bottles
Press for pressing glass bottles
DUFFIELD, Thomas C.
Press  
U 737,027 August 25, 1903 Insulator
Self-tying slot top (see Brown No. 1 p. 128)
RUTLEDGE, William G.
Self-tying Slot Top  
U 739,147 September 15, 1903 Insulator for Electric Wires
Self-tying screw top
BOTTJER, Herman
Self-tying Screw Top  
U 739,666 September 22, 1903 Glass Molding Machine
Insulator Press
GIBSON, Frank H.
Press  
U 740,314 September 29, 1903 Insulator
Self-tying slot top
ROBERTSON, Charles B.
ROBERTSON, John J.
Self-tying Slot Top  
U 742,601 October 27, 1903 Glass Finishing Apparatus
Press for making glassware
CROSKEY, John H.
Press  
U 742,602 October 27, 1903 Method of Finishing Glassware
Press for making glassware
CROSKEY, John H.
Press  
U 742,890 November 3, 1903 Telephone Tie Wire
Tie wire consisting of loop of wire with preformed ends to wrap around the line wire
MOORE, JR., George F.
Tie Wire  
U 743,672 November 10, 1903 Elastic Piano Support
Piano leg support composed of a metal spring
BAEUMLE, John
Piano  
U Specimen known 745,284 November 24, 1903 Insulator
Glazewelding (Boch variation) shells fused together to leave air space, U-926A
LOCKE, Fred M.
Insulator  
U Specimen known 746,362 December 8, 1903 Insulator Hanger or Bracket
Bracket for knobs
MCFEATERS, George H.
Bracket  
U 746,469 December 8, 1903 Electrical Wire Support
Wire support of cylindrical shape & metal support bolt to underhang wire
CULLEN, Beauregard
Wire  
U 746,671 December 15, 1903 Insulator
Self-tying via pivoted locking dogs
CARTER, Taylor
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 749,335 January 12, 1904 Insulator
Electrose insulator to hold heavy conductor on top (similar to 578,825)
STEINBERGER, Louis
Electrose  
U Specimen known 749,867 January 19, 1904 Method of Securing Electric Wires
Tie wire made from flat ribbon
KLINE, Alexander
Tie Wire  
U 750,722 January 26, 1904 Insulator
Metal encased insulator with metal cap to hold cable (Brown p. 25)
STEINBERGER, Louis
Metal  
U 751,459 February 9, 1904 Line Insulator
Odd arrangement of two ribbed spools supporting a third ribbed spool to support the line wire
CHESNEY, Cummings C.
Miscellaneous  
U 751,739 February 9, 1904 Insulator
Clamp type
LINDAL, Peter S.
Clamp Type  
U 751,831 February 9, 1904 Insulator Pin
Pin (metal) with webs and circular member to support inside surface of skirt
BULLARD, James H.
Pin  
U 754,123 March 8, 1904 Insulator Pin
Pin (metal) with webs made to reduce weight
BULLARD, James H.
Pin  
U 756,026 March 29, 1904 Insulator
Tree hanger
KINSLEY, William S.
BELL, Stewart S.
Tree  
U 756,627 April 5, 1904 Insulator
Clamp type 2-piece with horseshoe nail holder
HANSON, John A.
LAMBERT, Albert F.
Clamp Type  
U 756,724 April 5, 1904 Insulator
Cleat - self-tying
SNODGRASS, John C.
Cleat  
U 756,895 April 12, 1904 Process of Manufacturing Glass Articles
Glass working machine elimating the gatherer & shearer
RICHARDSON, JR., Solon O.
Bottle  
U 757,765 April 19, 1904 Insulator
Cleat - self-tying
OSBORNE, John W.
Cleat  
U Specimen known 758,175 April 26, 1904 Insulator
CD 1038 tree hanger
CUTTER, Scott C.
Insulator  
U 758,179 April 26, 1904 Supporting Pin for Line Insulators
Steel pin with porcelain base and metal cap
HILLIARD, JR., John D.
Pin  
U 758,986 May 3, 1904 Tubular Insulator
Cylindrical insulator
LOCKE, Fred M.
Cylinder  
U 759,276 May 10, 1904 Insulator for Telegraph Wires
Self-tying screw top
HOBERT, Clayton
Self-tying Screw Top  
U 759,429 May 10, 1904 Machine for Heading Insulators
Machine for forming the heads on pottery or porcelain wall tubes
FIRESTONE, Truman L.
Wall Tube  
U 760,620 May 24, 1904 Insulator Bracket
Bracket with lag screw to mount a glass insulator
GRANT, Francis Jones
Bracket  
U 761,102 May 31, 1904 Insulator
Insulator for carrying heavy cables composed of cap over the top to surround the conductor to prevent sparking and electrical leakage
RANDOLPH, Leonard M.
Insulator  
U 761,553 May 31, 1904 Third Rail Support
Third rail insulator made of Electrose
STEINBERGER, Louis
Third Rail  
U 761,814 June 7, 1904 Combined Insulator and Fuse Box
Combined insulator and fuse box (see CJ & Brown's Unique p. 67)
BEARSE, Aaron
Combined Ins  
U 762,297 June 14, 1904 Third Rail Insulator
Third rail insulator with enameled top and bottom plate
FRITZE, Henry L.
Third Rail  
U Specimen known 767,948 August 16, 1904 Insulator
Deadend insulator
LOCKE, Fred M.
Deadend  
U 770,278 September 20, 1904 Insulation Rack
Cleat - rack type
FLETCHER, John R.
Cleat  
U 770,960 September 27, 1904 Third Rail Insulator
Third rail insulator with metal cap to hold the rail and a metal clip to secure the insulator to the metal support.
DUNBAR, Robert V.
Third Rail  
U 770,962 September 27, 1904 Insulator
Self-tying groove top and screw wire clamp
GILL, Jacob F.
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 770,999 September 27, 1904 Wire Support
Metal support shaped such that the conductor is pinched in the V-groove. The metal support fits inside a tubular insulator made of glass, porcelain or rubber that fits in a hole drilled in the crossarm.
BETTMANN, Charles Frederick
ZAPP, John
Wire Support  
U 771,557 October 4, 1904 Apparatus for Screening Liquid Clay
miscellaneous apparatus for screening liquid clay
LOCKE, Fred M.
Miscellaneous  
U 772,132 October 11, 1904 Filter Cloth
Design of filter cloth for filter press that reduces the water content of clay
CROSSLEY, Joseph
Filter Press  
U 772,553 October 18, 1904 Insulator Pin
Pin (metal) composed of bars or rods attached to a metal plate
BULLARD, James H.
Pin  
U 773,733 November 1, 1904 Insulator
Wall tube with ribs and metal clip
GREENE, Leon W.
Wall Tube  
U 774,765 November 15, 1904 Art and Method of Manufacturing Earthenware Insulators
Earthenware, manufacture of
LOCKE, Fred M.
Earthenware  
U 775,592 November 22, 1904 Insulating Support for Electric Third Rails
Third rail with two bolts to secure it to the support and a metal cap to secure the rail.
BARARD, Walter Hubbard
Third Rail  
U 775,812 November 22, 1904 Insulator Support
Pin design made from sheet metal with partial threads on one side
FAIRBANKS, Ernest Hayward
Pin  
U 776,789 December 6, 1904 Insulator
Skirts are horizontal
LOCKE, Fred M.
Skirt  
U 778,005 December 20, 1904 Electric Insulator
Pin hole with groove inside of pin hole & on pin
BOOKER, Charles
Pin  
U 778,420 December 27, 1904 Device for Attaching Insulators to Crossarms
miscellaneous device for attaching insulator to crossarm
LOCKE, Fred M.
Miscellaneous  
U 779,402 January 10, 1905 Glass Base for Furniture
Glass insulator for furniture legs
ABRAMS, Mary I.
Piano  
U 779,659 January 10, 1905 Insulator
Suspension type
LOCKE, Fred M.
Suspension  
U 780,316 January 17, 1905 Third Rail Insulator
Cylindrical third rail insulator with inner core of cement to secure the metal cap and metal support to the insulator.
WINSOR, Paul
Third Rail  
U 781,661 February 7, 1905 Stringer Support for Electric Third Rails
Method of mounting stringers for third rails made of a beam of wood on standard telegraph and telephone glass insulators
KINSMAN, Frank E.
Third Rail  
U 782,000 February 7, 1905 Glass Mold
Mold specially designed to make the Buzby insulator CD 141.8
BUZBY, Joseph F.
Insulator  
U 782,676 February 14, 1905 Arrangement for Securing Wires on Insulators
Tie wire clip
MACEK, Johann
Tie Wire  
U 783,229 February 21, 1905 Locking Insulator
Self-tying screw top
STEINBERGER, Louis
Self-tying Screw Top  
U 783,230 February 21, 1905 Insulator Support
Steel pin supporting Electrose cover composed of threads and gutter at the bottom for transmitting water away from pin
STEINBERGER, Louis
Pin  
U 786,690 April 4, 1905 Multiple Hood Insulator
Electrose multipart pin type (Brown p. 70)
STEINBERGER, Louis
Electrose  
U 786,691 April 4, 1905 Strain
Electrose strain (Brown p. 69)
STEINBERGER, Louis
Electrose  
U 787,442 April 18, 1905 Insulator for Electric Wires
Protective shield
FLYNT, Samuel B.
MAIDEN, Leaman A.
Protective Shield  
U 789,295 May 9, 1905 Electrical Cut-Out
Porcelain knife switch or cutout.
PACKARD, William D.
Cutout  
U 789,573 May 9, 1905 Insulator
Self-tying with metal screw plug in top of crown
STEINBERGER, Louis
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 790,214 May 16, 1905 Method of Manufacturing High Potential Earthenware Insulators
Earthenware, manufacture of hi-potential insulators
LOCKE, Fred M.
Earthenware  
U 790,715 May 23, 1905 Machinery for the Manufacture of Glass Insulators or Other Glass Articles
Hand operated press and mold for making glass bushings, etc. compensates for quantity of glass
BROOKFIELD, Henry M.
Press  
U 790,716 May 23, 1905 Machinery for the Manufacturing of Glassware
Annealing conveyor for glassware (leer and endless conveyor)
BROOKFIELD, Henry M.
Annealing  
U 790,957 May 30, 1905 Insulating Support for Third Rails
Support for third rail with insulating material between the support and the rail.
FARNHAM, Wilson
Third Rail  
U 794,645 July 11, 1905 Insulator Bracket for Telephone Poles, etc.
Wire device to secure a side pin to a pole
SPRINGEN, Knudt G.
Pin  
U 796,501 August 8, 1905 Conductor Rail Holder for Electric Railways
Third rail insulator and metal clips and rail holder
COURTENAY, George L.
Third Rail  
U 796,760 August 8, 1905 Lightning Conductor
Lightning rod point with multple projections that are plated with platinum and connected to cone-shaped ground rod made of perforated copper sheet and filled with powdered charcoal and buried in a damp layer of soil
PRICE, Frank E.
MCCULLOUGH, William H.
Lightning Rod Point  
U 796,977 August 8, 1905 Insulator Pin
Pin
LOCKE, Fred M.
Pin  
U 797,050 August 15, 1905 Insulator
Insulator, split and threaded to screw into hole in crossarm to hold wire
DUNSMORE, William W.
Insulator  
U Specimen known 798,235 August 29, 1905 Insulator
CD 141.7
TWIGGS, William R.
Insulator  
U 799,433 September 12, 1905 Support Fastener for Lightning Conductors
Metal clips fitted in molded concrete or stone in order to secure lightning rod conductor to wall
BAJOHR, Carl
Lightning Rod Clip  
U 799,726 September 19, 1905 Insulator
Insulator, split and threaded to screw into hole in crossarm to hold wire
FOREMAN, Ernest Jay
Insulator  
U 800,935 October 3, 1905 Electric Wire Tower
Steel tower composed of triangular structure
NOYES, La Verne W.
Tower  
U 802,015 October 17, 1905 Device for Attaching Telephone and Other Wires to Insulators
Tie wire with loop and clip to hold line wire
MCDANIEL, Esek
BARR, Michael
Tie Wire  
U 802,397 October 24, 1905 Insulator for Electric Wires
Self-tying screw top
HUMPHREY, Clarence A.
Self-tying Screw Top  
U 802,498 October 24, 1905 Retaining Clip for Third Rail Insulators
Retaining clip for third rail insulators to secure the rail.
COURTENAY, William
Third Rail  
U 803,010 October 31, 1905 Insulator
Pin with grooved insulator on top of crossarm to catch wire if it falls off of insulator
MORRIS, Elmer P.
Pin  
U 803,973 November 7, 1905 Insulator
Clamp type
BEMIS, George M.
Clamp Type  
U 804,115 November 7, 1905 Electrical Insulator
Knob - self-tying
GOODRIDGE, Gilbert W.
Knob  
U 804,630 November 14, 1905 Support for Pole Crossarms
Metal bracket to attach a wooden crossarm to the pole and to prevent the crossarm from moving up or down from horizontal and eliminate the need to mortise the pole.
SHORT, Edward C.
Crossarm  
U 805,169 November 21, 1905 Insulator and Wire Clamp
Self-tying clamping with lever (see 552,501)
TAUBOLD, John F.
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 805,788 November 28, 1905 Electric Strain Insulator
Porcelain or glass strain insulator in compression
FOSTER, Samuel L.
Strain  
U 806,509 December 5, 1905 Composite Insulator
Multipart insulator made of Electrose with parts screwed together
STEINBERGER, Louis
Multipart  
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  
U 806,769 December 12, 1905 Adjustable Support for Telegraph Line Wires
Split cylinder of wood insulator for spacing line wires with external spiral grooves for receiving spiral of wire to hold the halves together and attach to insulator on adjacent wires
BELL, Jasper N.
Wood  
U 808,810 January 2, 1906 Glass Furnace
Furnace for discharging glass to make insulators
BROOKFIELD, Henry M.
Furnace  
U 809,969 January 16, 1906 Glass-Molding Apparatus
Glass press for jars or insulators
MYERS, McClelland
Press  
U 810,031 January 16, 1906 Press for Making Glass Articles
Press for making insulators and bottles
BROOKFIELD, Henry M.
Press  
U 810,618 January 23, 1906 Insulator Clamp
Clamp for crown of multipart insulator
CLARK, Walter G.
Clamp  
U 813,660 February 27, 1906 Lightning Conductor
Lightning rod and point made of a system of wires across the roof
MINER, Thomas H.
Lightning Rod  
U 814,613 March 6, 1906 Insulator Pin
Pin (metal) bracket using split sheet metal threads
MACKEAN, Frank
Pin  
U 814,887 March 13, 1906 Insulator Attachment
Tie wire camming lever
SWANSON, Hans
Tie Wire  
U 815,471 March 20, 1906 Insulator
Knob - split
RICKS, George L.
Knob  
U 815,506 March 20, 1906 Insulator
Cleat - self-tying
BLYNT, Herbert S.
Cleat  
U 816,270 March 27, 1906 Refractory Material for Electric Insulation and Other Purposes
Insulating material made of steatite and water glass known as artificial lava
STEWARD, Demetrius M.
Misc  
U 816,271 March 27, 1906 Process of Producing New Refractory Material for the Manufacture of Insulators and Other Uses
Insulating material made of steatite and water glass known as artificial lava
STEWARD, Demetrius M.
Misc  
U 816,981 April 3, 1906 Cross Arm for Electric or Signal Wires
Pin mounted under the crossarm and curving upward to hold the insulator
ILIOHAN, Anthony H.
Pin  
U 818,186 April 17, 1906 Insulating Cleat
2-piece single wire cleat
MURDOCK, Henry D.
Cleat  
U 820,403 May 15, 1906 Bottle Mold
Bottle mold
DUFFIELD, Thomas C.
Mold  
U 820,404 May 15, 1906 Bottle Mold
Bottle mold
DUFFIELD, Thomas C.
Mold  
U 821,401 May 22, 1906 Insulator
Self-tying slot top
CARTER, Taylor
Self-tying Slot Top  
U 822,211 May 29, 1906 Insulator
Skirt (bottom) upper end nearly flat with porcelain cap resting on same
LOCKE, Fred M.
Skirt  
U Specimen known 822,642 June 5, 1906 Wood Strain Insulator
Wood strain insulator with metal caps on the ends
WHITE, Thomas C.
Strain  
U 823,461 June 12, 1906 Insulator Pin
Pin (metal) made of wire loops and sliding grooved, ribbed bar for threads
BULLARD, James H.
Pin  
U 823,820 June 19, 1906 Prong Insulator
Ramshorn made of Electrose with lips and spout
STEINBERGER, Louis
Ramshorn  
U 823,912 June 19, 1906 Insulator
Cylindrical insulator with hole for line wire and hole for tie wire mounted in hole in crossarm and secured with cover over top of crossarm
BIELE, August
Insulator  
U 825,795 July 10, 1906 Insulator
miscellaneous
BAKER, Melvin F.
Miscellaneous  
U 825,954 July 17, 1906 Cleat for Electric Wires
Knob - split made from wood or composition
BLAKE, Charles C.
Knob  
U 826,139 July 17, 1906 Device for Mixing Ingredients for Making Glass and for Feeding them to Furnaces
Mixer for mixing ingredients for glass insulators
BROOKFIELD, Henry M.
Mixer  
U 826,916 July 24, 1906 Insulator
Clamp type
BARTLEY, Samuel
BARTLEY, William O.
Clamp Type  
U 827,361 July 31, 1906 Insulating Support for Electrical Conductors
Means to support high voltage conductors using small pintype insulators
GIBBONEY, William K.
Miscellaneous  
U 830,572 September 11, 1906 Clamp for Electrical Conductors
Clamp to connect the ends of conductors (also Canadian patent 104766, April 16, 1907)
CUTTER, Scott C.
Clamp  
U 830,585 September 11, 1906 Insulator for Telegraph and Telephone Wires
miscellaneous - block held by metal casing
GRAVES, Salathiel V.
MCDANIEL, Samuel H.
Miscellaneous  
U 833,877 October 23, 1906 Insulator
miscellaneous bolted insulator
GRANT, Francis Jones
Miscellaneous  
U 834,567 October 30, 1906 Insulator
Self-tying twist lock type
FALKENBERG, Richard A.
SIMON, Solomon S.
Self-tying Twist  
U 835,236 November 6, 1906 Press for Making Insulators or Similar Articles
Press for making insulators
BROOKFIELD, Henry M.
Press  
U 835,393 November 6, 1906 Process for Molding Glass
Press using steam to cool threading mandrel to prevent deformation of threads
BROOKFIELD, Henry M.
Press  
U 836,122 November 20, 1906 High Potential Insulator
Pin of bolt (tapered) in tapered hole (see 685,776)
LOCKE, Fred M.
Pin  
U 836,297 November 20, 1906 Apparatus for Making Glass Insulators or Other Similar Glass Articles
Press, fully automatic operation: glass flow apparatus for measuring molten glass
BROOKFIELD, Henry M.
Press  
U 836,298 November 20, 1906 Process of Making Glass Insulators or Other Glass Articles
Process covering patent 836,297: press, fully automatic operation, measuring molten glass to annealing
BROOKFIELD, Henry M.
Press  
U 837,409 December 4, 1906 Machine for Making Glass Insulators
Insulator press
JONES, William B.
BLUE, Charles E.
Press  
U Specimen known 838,163 December 11, 1906 High Tension Insulator
Multipart with multiple petticoats under skirts (M-4325C, M-4415, M-4600) (see ID 5166)
BAUM, Frank G.
Insulator  
U 838,482 December 11, 1906 Insulator for Line Conductors
Insulator formed with recesses for pipe pin and metal insert crown
WEED, James Murray
Insulator  
U 838,537 December 18, 1906 Cross Arm for Electrical Construction
Steel crossarm with threaded pins on top and threaded holes underneath for hooks
HAMILTON, Evlyn S.
Crossarm  
U 838,727 December 18, 1906 Die for Forming Insulators
Press to form petticoats - improvement on 716,343 (see reissue 12,934 on 6-4-1909)
LOCKE, Fred M.
Press  
U 839,666 December 25, 1906 Built up Insulator
Oil used in hidden reservoir of multipart insulator made of Electrose
STEINBERGER, Louis
Oil  
U 840,336 December 25, 1906 Insulator
Knob
JOHNSON, Alfred
Knob  
U 841,112 January 15, 1907 Glass Furnace
Glass furnace for discharging glass to make insulators
BROOKFIELD, Henry M.
Furnace  
U 842,941 February 5, 1907 Insulator
Multipart insulator with groove on one side and bracing pin to hold against the strain of the line wire
CLARK, Walter G.
Multipart  
U 843,739 February 12, 1907 Electric Insulator
Insulator used on trolley arms to support carrier wire that fits inside a metal case in the support crossarm
FEIGERT, Frederick A.
Insulator  
U 843,844 February 12, 1907 Third Rail Insulator
Third rail insulator
REDMAYNE, Robert Norman
Third Rail  
U 848,473 March 26, 1907 Insulating Clamp
Clamp type for cable top of multi
LEE, Thomas B.
Clamp Type  
U 848,506 March 26, 1907 Insulator Pin and Support Therefor
Pin made of Electrose
STEINBERGER, Louis
Pin  
U 849,461 April 9, 1907 Glass Press
Glass press
CONWAY, Thomas J.
Press  
U 849,606 April 9, 1907 Insulator
Self-tying screw top
GOLDSTEIN, Albion
Self-tying Screw Top  
U 849,731 April 9, 1907 Insulator
Metal crown cap
FEUERSTEIN, Siegmund
Metal  
U 849,896 April 9, 1907 Insulator
Knob with cam device to hold wire
GRIFFITH, Charles
Knob  
U 851,577 April 23, 1907 Cross Arm Pin
Steel pin with clips at the bottom to secure the pin and ribs at the top to prevent turning
WEAVER, David
Pin  
U 851,705 April 30, 1907 Insulator
Roof entry insulator
STOTZ, Hugo
Roof  
U 852,572 May 7, 1907 Lightning Conductor
Lightning rod conductor made of braided wire with ends of the wire pushed through the braiding of the other to make a good connection
MCCULLOUGH, William H.
Lightning Rod  
U Specimen known 852,730 May 7, 1907 Insulator
U-957, broad skirt extending to crossarm with small threaded porcelain thimble
LOCKE, Fred M.
Insulator  
U 853,743 May 14, 1907 Insulating Device
Pin made of Electrose with flange on bottom
STEINBERGER, Louis
Pin  
U 853,744 May 14, 1907 High Tension Insulator
Multipart pintype insulator with large top skirt
STEINBERGER, Louis
Electrose  
U 854,315 May 21, 1907 Insulator
Clamp type
STAUFFER, Henry D.
Clamp Type  
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 855,253 May 28, 1907 Insulator Pin
Pin with hollow cast iron cone and thimble
LEE, JR., William States
Pin  
U 855,261 May 28, 1907 Insulator Pin
Pin made of Electrose with flanges
STEINBERGER, Louis
Pin  
U 855,355 May 28, 1907 High Potential Insulator
Electrose multipart insulator for high voltages
STEINBERGER, Louis
Electrose  
U 857,101 June 18, 1907 Cross Arm for Towers
Cross arm with pins for insulators made of hollow cylindrical steel similar to pipe
NOYES, La Verne W.
Pin  
U 859,306 July 9, 1907 Glass Molding Machine
Glass press that can be adapted for insulator manufacture
LUCOCK, John S.
Press  
U 861,275 July 30, 1907 Insulator for Electric Wires
Cleat - self-tying
GALLAGHER, Constantine
Cleat  
U 864,599 August 27, 1907 Insulator Tie for Electric Wires
Tie wire clamp
BECKETT, James W.
BECKETT, William R.
Tie Wire  
U 865,473 September 10, 1907 Break Arm for Electric Wiring
Adjustable steel bracket for pintype insulators for crossarms, buildings, etc.
ARTHUR, Walter A.
Bracket  
U 866,596 September 17, 1907 Insulator
Self-tying via cylindrical slot with screw threads
MORTON, William A.
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 866,787 September 24, 1907 Furnace
Producer gas furnace combined with boiler
HEMINGRAY, Ralph G.
JENSEN, John O.
HI  
U Specimen known 867,901 October 8, 1907 Insulator
CD 110, CD 147 & CD 150 spiral extension above wire groove to facilitate removing or installing the insulator without the need to remove the tie-wire.
BARCLAY, John C.
Insulator  
U 868,122 October 15, 1907 Electric Insulator
Multipart with glass skirt and two-piece head similar to Locke 25
POINAN, Francis J.
Multipart  
U 868,530 October 15, 1907 Telegraph and Telephone Insulator
Hanger type with slots for two wires
COOPER, John A.
Hanger  
U 869,163 October 22, 1907 Insulator
Cleat for corners
DEVINE, William J.
Cleat  
U 869,873 November 5, 1907 Insulator
Odd cylindrical insulator mounted vertically in a slitted bracket
BASS, Duncan M.
Miscellaneous  
U 870,187 November 5, 1907 Wall Insulator
Wall tube with skirts
LOCKE, Fred M.
Wall Tube  
U 870,486 November 5, 1907 Conducting Wire Support and Insulator
Split insulator with external threads to screw into hole in crossarm to hold line wire
WISTNER, Harvey W.
Miscellaneous  
U Specimen known 870,951 November 12, 1907 Tool
Cutting tool to shorten porcelain tubes
GOODHOLM, George H.
TRAIN, Jacob A.
Tool  
U 871,490 November 19, 1907 Insulator Pin Mounting
Mounting for hollow steel pin on a steel tower
DUNCAN, John D. E.
Pin  
U 872,216 November 26, 1907 Insulator
Self-tying with cam lever
BODLEY, Homer D.
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 872,569 December 3, 1907 System of Insulation for High Voltage Electric Conductors
Insulator system for high voltage conductors
LOCKE, Fred M.
Insulator  
U 872,756 December 3, 1907 Insulator
Self-tying screw top
SCHERER, Frederick C.
FASHBAUGH, Henry C.
Self-tying Screw Top  
U 873,700 December 10, 1907 Rotating Bracket for the Suspension of Electric Wires
Steel pin that will swing horizontally when line wire is brushed by movement of tree limbs
BUCKBEE, Charles E.
Pin  
U 874,445 December 24, 1907 Insulator
Cleat - self-tying
SHEARS, Albert L.
Cleat  
U 875,902 January 7, 1908 Means for Insulating the Supports of Electric Conduits
Use of multiple caps made of paper, felt, etc. over the threads of a pin in order to make the insulator fit tight on the pin and provide additional insulation
EGNER, Carl Emil
Pin  
U 875,978 January 7, 1908 Electric Switch
High-tension switch supported on several multipart insulators.
BAUM, Frank George
Switch  
U 876,059 January 7, 1908 Split Knob
Knob
IRONS, William H.
Knob  
U 876,828 January 14, 1908 Insulator
Composition design of reinforced concrete
MCNUTT, Ross C.
Composition  
U 876,939 January 21, 1908 Insulator
Cylinder, solid ribbed, to support wire
BUCK, Harold W.
Cylinder  
U 877,101 January 21, 1908 Clip for Fixing Conducting Wires to Insulators
Tie wire consisting of long links that fits around the insulator with a plate to secure the line wire against the insulator
MACEK, Johann
Tie Wire  
U 877,242 January 21, 1908 Insulator Pin
Pin with metal shank and bolt
SNAPP, Delos V.
FRAHER, Charles W.
Pin  
U 877,442 January 21, 1908 Lightning Rod
Lightning rod made of sheet metal with bent or curved under edges
MAST, Lavake L.
Lightning Rod  
U 877,804 January 28, 1908 Insulator for Heavy Conductors
Third rail insulator made of Electrose.
STEINBERGER, Louis
Third Rail  
U Specimen known 878,302 February 4, 1908 Insulator
nail-knob, square shaped with reversible matching halves
MARKEL, Harley R.
Knob  
U 878,646 February 11, 1908 High Potential Insulator
Wall through bushing with multitude of petticoats
LOCKE, Fred M.
Wall Tube  
U Specimen known 878,679 February 11, 1908 Support for Insulators
Pin, cast iron with U-bolt to clamp on crossarm (Smith-Grip pin)
SMITH, William N.
Pin  
U 878,870 February 11, 1908 Insulator Support
Pin with metal shank and bolt
CREAGHEAD, Thomas J.
Pin  
U 878,949 February 11, 1908 Electric Wire Insulator
Crossover
HANSON, John H.
Crossover  
U 879,033 February 11, 1908 Insulators for Electric Wires
Knob
CALDWELL, John
Knob  
U 879,068 February 11, 1908 Insulator for High Tension Currents
Odd electrose insulator with large hood over the top
STEINBERGER, Louis
Electrose  
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 Specimen known 880,203 February 25, 1908 Insulator
Suspension insulator with petticoat
DUNCAN, John D. E.
Suspension  
U 880,343 February 25, 1908 Press Mold for Making Insulators
Insulator mold
WAGNER, Henry
Mold  
U 880,971 March 3, 1908 Insulator
Tie wire over top seat & through pin
CARTER, George W.
Tie Wire  
U Specimen known 881,967 March 17, 1908 Electric Insulator
U-185
SLUSSER, Charles R.
Insulator  
U 882,095 March 17, 1908 Wire Tie for Insulators
Tie wire clip
CALLANE, Waldo E.
Tie Wire  
U Specimen known 882,803 March 24, 1908 Insulator
CD 211
STORROR, Leonard W.
Insulator  
U 883,227 March 31, 1908 Insulator
Odd cylindrical insulator with slot of top to hold line wire and threaded exterior to screw into a hold bored in the crossarm and a set screw on top to secure the line wire
PADDEN, Edward F.
Miscellaneous  
U 883,303 March 31, 1908 Security Lightning Arrester
Lightning rod with multiple separate points arranged along the conductor on the edges of the roof
DRAKE, William E.
Lightning Rod Point  
U 884,142 April 7, 1908 Insulator
Cylindrical insulator with spiraling ribs to screw insulator into crossarm, center groove to hold line wire, external grooves to carry water away and drip points or serrations to allow water to drip down
FOREMAN, Ernest Jay
Crossarm  
U 884,641 April 14, 1908 Hanging Insulator
Suspension with multipart shells and cable clamp
CLARK, Walter G.
Suspension  
U 885,678 April 21, 1908 Insulator for Heavy Currents
Heavy duty Electrose insulator that was bolted to supports and had several horizontal flanges or skirts.
STEINBERGER, Louis
Electrose  
U 886,774 May 5, 1908 Wire Tie
Tie wire consisting of a J-shaped wire looped on each end to secure it to the line wire
DREW, Harry A.
Tie Wire  
U 887,107 May 12, 1908 Wire Fastener for Insulators
Wire fastener for crown wire groove of insulator
LOCKE, Fred M.
Wire  
U 887,277 May 12, 1908 Machine for Making Cable Lightning Rods
Machine for making cable conductors that is a cable within a cable for greatest flexibility and conduction
SHINN, William C.
Lightning Rod Machine  
U 887,336 May 12, 1908 Electric Insulator
Radio antenna strain insulator made weatherproof with a metal cover.
MIETH, Herman
Radio Antenna  
U 887,358 May 12, 1908 Wall Bracket
Insulator pin bracket
SWORTFIGER, George F.
Bracket  
U 887,520 May 12, 1908 Insulator
Knob - self-tying
REHLING, John W.
Knob  
U 887,578 May 12, 1908 Hanger for Electric Wires
Tree type - swinging
BEYER, David S.
Tree  
U 887,896 May 19, 1908 Tie Wire Clamp
Cable clamp to hold conductor in top groove of insulator consisting of two flat metal strips with eyelets on each end to receive the cable clamp
WRIGLEY, George
Cable Clamp  
U 887,930 May 19, 1908 Means for Attaching Line Wires to Insulators
Tie wire clip
ELLIOTT, Chester J.
Tie Wire  
U 887,996 May 19, 1908 Combined Insulator and Lamp Hanger
Hanger for lamp
BURGE, James M.
Hanger  
U 892,822 July 7, 1908 Pole Top Cap
Metal pole top cap with insulator support and lateral extension to support protector wire
FRASER, James William
Bracket  
U 893,265 July 14, 1908 Insulator
Multipart insulator where parts are screwed together
RICHARD, Augusto
Multipart  
U 893,285 July 14, 1908 Electric Cable Insulator
Terminal insulator providing a tight seal between conductor running down through the center of the insulator
TOMPKINS, Edward M.
Insulator  
U 894,201 July 28, 1908 Insulator
Pin with a threaded wooden block making up one-half of the thimble and metal projection on the other side contacting the threads to keep the wooden half pressed against the pinhole
HALLETT, Thomas E.
Pin  
U Specimen known 894,616 July 28, 1908 Insulator and Wire Clamp
U-401 and U-401A, insulator & wire clamp
FAY, John L.
Insulator  
U 895,171 August 4, 1908 Cable Hanger
Cable hanger for two part Duncan suspension
DUNCAN, John D. E.
Suspension  
U 895,916 August 11, 1908 Lightning Rod Terminal
Lightning rod terminal with a broad compartment filled with charcoal to aid in conductivity
TURNER, John P.
Lightning Rod  
U 896,934 August 25, 1908 Insulator
Strain insulator (assigned to Westinghouse) (see article 12236)
NIKONOW, John P.
Strain  
U 897,636 September 1, 1908 Process for Making Feldspar Flux
Feldspar flux, method of preparing
LOCKE, Fred M.
Feldspar  
U 897,669 September 1, 1908 Insulator
Knob - self-tying
SIEGWART, Frank J.
Knob  
U 898,921 September 15, 1908 Insulator
Dry-spot, English screw cap design
PURVES, Thomas F.
SINNOTT, John
Dry-spot  
U 899,859 September 29, 1908 Aerial Trolley Support
Metal pole arm to support trolley hanger insulators
BRYAN, James
ETHERIDGE, Harry
BALSINGER, Edgar McCormack
Hanger  
U 902,262 October 27, 1908 Insulator Protector
Covering for insulator
SPARKS, Robert Romney
Covering  
U 902,455 October 27, 1908 Transposition Bracket for Insulators
Transposition bracket
SKINNER, James E.
Transposition  
U 903,875 November 17, 1908 System of Electrical Insulation
System of multipart insulator arranged in sequence to support high tension lines
LOCKE, Fred M.
Suspension  
U Specimen known 904,370 November 17, 1908 Disk Strain Insulator
Electrose suspension, small strain specimen marked with this patent and 927,186
STEINBERGER, Louis
Electrose  
U 904,592 November 24, 1908 Electrical Conductor Support
Multipart insulator attached on top to a bracket and has hook pin screwed in pinhole to hang line wire below
ALLEN, John Scott
Multipart  
U 904,969 November 24, 1908 Lightning Rod
Lightning rod with Y-shaped tubular support from the point down to the conductor with slip collar attaching the Y support to the conductor
KRESS, George R.
Lightning Rod  
U 905,014 November 24, 1908 Flexible Suspension for Conductors
Electrose suspension system
STEINBERGER, Louis
Electrose  
U Specimen known 905,141 December 1, 1908 Insulator
Strain similar to CD 1130, CD 1131, CD 1138, CD 1140, CD 1142 but with intersecting grooves
BOGUE, Lawrence L.
Insulator  
U 905,940 December 8, 1908 High Tension Insulator
Rainshed for conductor supported by crown
SEMENZA, Guido
Rainshed  
U 906,296 December 8, 1908 Insulator
Cleat with socket for light bulb
ROSENBERG, Charles
BAILEY, Vernon T.
Cleat  
U 907,155 December 22, 1908 Manufacture of Spar Insulators
Feldspar insulator material (see reissue 12,992 on 7-13-1909)
LOCKE, Fred M.
Feldspar  
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  
U 907,406 December 22, 1908 Insulator for High Tension Lines
Suspension insulator made of a thick rod of glass or porcelain with an inner rod made of hickory wood, which has a high tensile strength. There is a metal cap on each end screwed onto each end of the wooden rod and over the glass or porcelain rod.
ROWE, Norman
Suspension  
U 907,834 December 29, 1908 Insulator
Slack wire holder with nail spike
MARSHALL, George B.
Slack Wire  
U 908,180 December 29, 1908 Third Rail
Third rail insulator system (Ohio Brass)
WILGUS, William J.
SPRAGUE, Frank J.
Third Rail  
U 909,935 January 19, 1909 Protected Insulator
Protective shield
REA, John H. B.
Protective Shield  
U 910,799 January 26, 1909 Insulator Pin
Pin (metal) split & bent on each end to hold thimble on pin & pin in crossarm
EDMISTON, Samuel J.
Pin  
U 910,975 January 26, 1909 Cleat for Electric Wires
Cleat
VICKERS, Antrim L.
Cleat  
U 911,429 February 2, 1909 Cleat for Electric Wires
Cleat - L shaped for curves
MCLENNAN, Roderick
Cleat  
U 911,864 February 9, 1909 Porcelain Cleat
Cleat
BALL, Esar-Haddon
Cleat  
U 912,364 February 16, 1909 Insulator for Electrically Charges Wires
Tube for routing wires through wood with spring clip attached to the outside of the tube to prevent the tube from slipping out.
CONRAD, Stonewall Jackson
Wall Tube  
U 912,501 February 16, 1909 High Tension Insulator
Large covers for insulators to protect them from rain and thus reduce electrical leakage
SODEN, John K.
Miscellaneous  
U 913,439 February 23, 1909 Disk Insulator
Electrose pintype insulator with multiple parts and skirts
STEINBERGER, Louis
Electrose  
U 914,837 March 9, 1909 Line Support
Tie wires wrapped around the neck of the insulator and clamped to the conductor on each end.
HILLIARD, John D.
Tie Wire  
U 915,330 March 16, 1909 Insulator and Wire Clamp
Self-tying twist lock type
BLACKBURN, Jasper
Self-tying Twist  
U 915,406 March 16, 1909 Insulator
Clamp type
BARTLEY, Samuel
BARTLEY, William O.
Clamp Type  
R 12,934 April 6, 1909 Die for Forming Insulators
Press die for forming insulators (reissue of patent 838,727)
LOCKE, Fred M.
Press  
U 917,501 April 6, 1909 Third Rail Insulator
Electrose third rail insulator.
STEINBERGER, Louis
Third Rail  
U 917,785 April 13, 1909 Insulating Support for High Tension Conductors
Suspension support system
MERSHON, Ralph D.
Suspension  
U 918,127 April 13, 1909 Insulator
miscellaneous - specially shaped crown slot to hold wire
CLARK, Walter G.
Miscellaneous  
U 918,339 April 13, 1909 System for Insulation for High voltage Electric Conductors
Insulator multiples
LOCKE, Fred M.
Insulator  
U 918,905 April 20, 1909 Insulator
Clamp type with split ring and lag screw
POND, Benjamin A.
Clamp Type  
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  
U 922,477 May 25, 1909 Electric Line Insulator
Self-tying with side grooves
HENRY, Robert
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 925,864 June 22, 1909 Glass Furnace
Glass furnace designed to be tilted in order to pour out molten glass
BROOKE, Homer
Glass  
U 926,521 June 29, 1909 Method of Protecting Buildings from Lightning
Method of improving lightning protection by keeping the roof cool with air or water
TOTTEN, Robert C.
Lightning Rod System  
U 926,906 July 6, 1909 Distributing Insulator Bracket
Bracket with spools for tying off drop lines
STADERMANN, Albert L.
Bracket  
U Specimen known 927,186 July 6, 1909 High Potential Strain Insulator
Electrose strain insulator, specimen marked with this patent
STEINBERGER, Louis
Electrose  
U 927,187 July 6, 1909 Insulator
Electrose disk insulator
STEINBERGER, Louis
Electrose  
U 927,321 July 6, 1909 Insulator
Wire grooves undercut to hold wire
BOND, John T.
Wire  
R 12,992 July 13, 1909 Manufacture of Spar Insulators
Feldspar insulator material (reissue of 907,155)
LOCKE, Fred M.
Feldspar  
U Specimen known 928,010 July 13, 1909 Cross Arm Fitting and Insulator Support
Steel bracket that fits and clamps around the crossarm, specimens manufactured by St. Louis Malleable Casting Co., St. Louis, MO
WAY, Sylvester B.
Bracket  
U 928,709 July 20, 1909 Insulator for Third Rails
Third rail insulator made of Electrose
STEINBERGER, Louis
Third Rail  
U Specimen known 929,878 August 3, 1909 Insulator
U-183
RANSON, Joseph W.
Insulator  
U 930,141 August 3, 1909 Automatic Safety Device
A rotating metal member that catches a broken wire and shorts out the line effectively turning off the power before the line drops to the ground where it could have harmed someone coming in contact with the broken wire.
BOURDIL, Francois Fernand
Miscellaneous  
U 930,527 August 10, 1909 Automatically Adjustable Strain Insulator House Fixture
Wireholder for strain service and attached to a house for a drop wire
BURGE, Charles S.
Wireholder  
U 930,750 August 10, 1909 Insulator
Protective shield & splash preventor on pin under insulator
GRAHAM, Charles M.
Protective Shield  
U 930,751 August 10, 1909 Reinforced Wooden Support for Insulators
Splash preventor horizontal on pin under insulator
GRAHAM, Charles M.
Splash  
U 931,480 August 17, 1909 Wire Bender
Hand tool to quickly bend tie-wire and secure it around the insulator.
PRATT, John Sedgwick
Wire Bender/tie-wire  
U 932,523 August 31, 1909 Insulator for Third Rails
Third rail insulator.
WEAVER, Eugene M.
Third Rail  
U 932,570 August 31, 1909 Supporting Pin for Insulators
Pin, metal mounted to side of pole
PERRINE, Frederic A. C.
Pin  
U 934,352 September 14, 1909 Line Wire Connector
Tie wire clip (U.S. Army)
PRATT, John Sedgwick
Tie Wire  
U 934,463 September 21, 1909 Cleat for Electric Wires
Cleat for ceiling wires and fixtures
RITTER, William F.
Cleat  
U 934,930 September 21, 1909 Insulator Pressing Machine
Press for making porcelain insulators
MCCANN, Thomas T.
Press  
U 937,137 October 19, 1909 Machine for Producing Glass Insulators
Press for making glass insulators
ZURN, Charles M.
Press  
U 937,140 October 19, 1909 Non-detachable Insulator
Pin permanently fixed to the insulator via slotted pinhole
BARTLETT, Harry
MACCALLUM, Alexander P.
Pin  
U 937,736 October 19, 1909 Insulator
Pin with spring to fit into threads
DUMBOLTON, Perry S.
FRANZ, Frank
Pin  
U 938,137 October 26, 1909 Lightning Rod
Lightning rod coupling not made of copper but maintaining a copper contact
GOETZ, Julius F.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 940,034 November 16, 1909 Wire-supporting Device
Tie wire clip
LEADON, JR., John M.
Tie Wire  
U 940,742 November 23, 1909 Water Retaining and Conveying Attachment for Cable Lightning Rods
Method of retaining water in the ground to aid in conducting the current to ground
SIMPSON, Harvey
Lightning Rod  
U 942,086 December 7, 1909 Support and Insulator
Complicated insulator made of two plates of glass secured in a wooden box
LINDSAY, Edward F.
Insulator  
U 945,212 January 4, 1910 Insulator Clamp
Bracket for pin that clamps around crossarm
BLACKBURN, Jasper
Bracket  
U 945,213 January 4, 1910 Insulator Clamp
Bracket for pin that clamps around crossarm
BLACKBURN, Jasper
Bracket  
U 945,350 January 4, 1910 Insulator
Two part insulator fitted in the underside of the crossarm.
TINSLEY, Addison B.
Under Crossarm  
U 945,972 January 11, 1910 Catenary Suspension for Trolley Wires and the Like
Catenary arrangement using deadend spools
MEAD, George A.
Catenary  
U 946,722 January 18, 1910 Insulator Clamp
Replacement for a tie wire consisting of a curved or looped bolt and metal strap to bolt on the insulator and clamp the line wire securely
CLARK, Walter G.
Tie Wire  
U 947,094 January 18, 1910 Insulator
Clamp type
BURTON, Edward
Clamp Type  
U 947,885 February 1, 1910 Insulator
Suspension insulator and clamp support system
CONE, William S.
Suspension  
U 949,604 February 15, 1910 System of Insulation
Thimble shaped suspension insulator separated by tubular insulator
STEINBERGER, Louis
Thimble  
U 950,181 February 22, 1910 Lightning Rod Support
Lightning rod tripod support
MAHER, Jeremiah J.
Lightning Rod  
U 951,411 March 8, 1910 Lightning Protector for Buildings
Lightning rod system using a hollow metal crest with multiple points and connected to gutters
ANDERSON, John P. A.
Lightning Rod Crest  
U 951,505 March 8, 1910 Insulating Tube
Tree hanger comprised of split tube
MATHER, Thomas T.
Tree  
U Specimen known 954,329 April 5, 1910 Insulator Protecting Apparatus
Multipart protected by arcing ring
NICHOLSON, Lloyd C.
Multipart  
U Specimen known 954,596 April 12, 1910 Insulator
Knob (Fireplug)
STADERMANN, Albert L.
Knob  
U 955,065 April 12, 1910 Insulator
miscellaneous oddball
HARDIN, Cornelious C.
Miscellaneous  
U 955,661 April 19, 1910 Insulator
Under crossarm type (see 1,694,415)
MOORE, William Enoch
Under Crossarm  
T No text available 78,096 May 31, 1910 Trademark
Trademark for ""HEMINGRAY""
 
HI  
U 961,646 June 14, 1910 Insulator
Self-tying screw top with slotted top
REUSCH, William L.
Self-tying Screw Top  
U 963,496 July 5, 1910 Lightning Conductor Point and Point Rod Protector
Means of protection lightning rods and points from oxidation when used on stacks
BAJOHR, Carl
Lightning Rod  
U 963,830 July 12, 1910 Lightning Rod Construction
Lightning rod Y-shaped tubular support for points
THOMPSON, Thomas
Lightning Rod  
U 964,297 July 12, 1910 Lightning Rod Upright
Lightning attached to conductor with bracket formed out of sheet metal and bolted to rod
MOORE, George J.
Lightning Rod  
U 964,376 July 12, 1910 Insulator Support
Bracket for pin that clamps around crossarm
BLACKBURN, Jasper
Bracket  
U Specimen known 964,737 July 19, 1910 Insulated Distributor for Electric Service Wires
Wireholder for multiple drop wires suspended under the crossarm
ASHLEY, John B.
Wireholder  
U 965,207 July 26, 1910 Electric Cable Lightning Rod
Conductor cable made from straight wires
MAST, Louis L.
Lightning Rod  
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 966,583 August 9, 1910 Insulator Protecting Apparatus
Multipart protected by arcing ring
NICHOLSON, Lloyd C.
Multipart  
U Specimen known 966,584 August 9, 1910 Protecting Apparatus for Insulators
Suspension protected by arcing ring
NICHOLSON, Lloyd C.
Suspension  
U 966,882 August 9, 1910 Attachment of Telegraph and similar Line Wires to Insulators
Tie wire clip
BANDFIELD, William E.
Tie Wire  
U 967,649 August 16, 1910 Means of Visibly Indicating Faulty Insulators
Colored flammable cap that fits over the top of an insulator that will burn away during an arc indicating that the insulator may be damaged
LINKE, Charles
Miscellaneous  
U 970,078 September 13, 1910 Insulator
Self-tying via side mounted device
MEURLING, John A.
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 970,642 September 20, 1910 Lightning Conductor
Inexpensive and easily installed lightning rod system made of a conductor wire strung through a chain
REDMOND, Edmond
Lightning Rod  
U 971,322 September 27, 1910 Mine Insulator
Mine hanger insulator (see GB191027804)
SPEAKMAN, Charles W.
Mine  
U 971,619 October 4, 1910 Insulator
Clamp type
KLUGH, John T.
Clamp Type  
U Specimen known 971,683 October 4, 1910 Insulator
Knob
MARKEL, Harley R.
Knob  
U 972,994 October 18, 1910 Insulator
Insulator base curve to fit flush with matching curved top of crossarm
CAMPBELL, John H.
Insulator  
U 973,409 October 18, 1910 Insulated Hanger
Tree hanger comprised of cylinder with center groove
CRABBE, Edward
Tree  
U 974,610 November 1, 1910 Strain Insulator
Suspension made from Electrose
STEINBERGER, Louis
Suspension  
U 978,941 December 20, 1910 Combined Cleat and Rosette
Cleat for ceiling fixture
SCHIMPF, Frank
Cleat  
U 979,015 December 20, 1910 Rail Joint
Joint to connect rails to improve signal communication
LOCKE, Louis P.
Rail  
U 980,495 January 3, 1911 Wire Retainer and Insulator Guard
Self-tying via wire retainer & insulator guard
CRAWFORD, JR., George W.
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 981,074 January 10, 1911 Split-knob Insulator
Knob triangular shaped
DUPONT, Henry H.
Knob  
U 983,039 January 31, 1911 Insulator Protector
Protective shield
FIELD, John E.
Protective Shield  
U 984,175 February 14, 1911 Lightning Rod
Means of directing rain water down into the ground tip and retain the water in the ground to aid in conduction of the current to ground
YARIAN, Charles E.
Lightning Rod  
U 985,707 February 28, 1911 Insulator Support
Pin of bent metal with flat clips to screw in threads in insulator
SCHEIBLE, Albert
Pin  
U 986,213 March 7, 1911 Insulating Cap
miscellaneous
PHELPS, James C.
Miscellaneous  
U 986,702 March 14, 1911 Insulator
Self-tying slot top
FRIEND, David H.
Self-tying Slot Top  
U 989,231 April 11, 1911 Insulator Support
Knob bracket
CHAMBERLAIN, Wilbur L.
Knob  
U 992,397 May 16, 1911 Insulator
Self-tying screw top
ANDERSON, Milton E.
Self-tying Screw Top  
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  
U 992,595 May 16, 1911 Insulator Line Attaching Device
Tie wire clip
RIDENOUR, Lertin W.
Tie Wire  
U 994,607 June 6, 1911 Insulator Pin Machine
Machine for making wooden insulator pins
SCHANZMEYER, Franziskus
Pin/machine  
U 995,638 June 20, 1911 Brace for Lightning Rod Tops
Lightning rod tripod to support rod with ball ornament
SHINN, William C.
Lightning Rod  
U 996,312 June 27, 1911 Insulator
Cleat - clamp type
CHILDRESS, Thornten D.
Cleat  
U 996,365 June 27, 1911 Apparatus for Forming Hollow Glassware
Bottle blowing machine
RICHARD, Harvey A.
CONWAY, Thomas J.
Bottle  
U 996,782 July 4, 1911 Insulator
Crossover
MOORE, William S.
Crossover  
U 998,073 July 18, 1911 Electric Insulator
Pin, metal split, hollow threads and cushion material in the split
CHAFFIN, George W.
Pin  
U 998,649 July 25, 1911 Insulator Bracket for Electrical Work
Bracket to hold several insulators on side of pole
SPENCER, Frederick K.
BENNETT, Orville
Bracket  
U 999,414 August 1, 1911 High Tension Strain Insulator
Electrose strain insulator
STEINBERGER, Louis
Strain  
U 999,683 August 1, 1911 Insulator
Clamp type
TINSLEY, Addison B.
Clamp Type  
U 1,000,493 August 15, 1911 Insulator for Electric Railway Cars
Spool type insulator to suspend electrical equipment from electric train cars
CHRISTENSEN, John
Miscellaneous  
U 1,000,535 August 15, 1911 Insulator
Strain, ball with eye-loops on each end
MCCARTHY, Louis
Strain  
U 1,001,561 August 22, 1911 Automatic Wood Turning Machine
Automatic machine for turning wooden table and chair legs, handles, croquet balls, mallets, etc.
SMITH, Thomas Darling
Pin  
U 1,003,143 September 12, 1911 Electric Signaling Apparatus
Improved signaling of railways
LOCKE, Louis P.
Signal  
U 1,003,285 September 12, 1911 Lightning Rod Brace
Lightning rod tripod to support rod with Y-clips to hold conductor insulator or conductor
MILLER, George A.
Lightning Rod  
U 1,004,681 October 3, 1911 Lightning Rod Cable
Light weight, flexible conductor cable made of twisted and braided wires
PARKER, Edward Henry
Lightning Rod  
U 1,006,040 October 17, 1911 Insulator
Suspension using multiple parts connected with a cable
ALSBERG, Julius
Suspension  
U 1,006,041 October 17, 1911 Insulator
Suspension using multiple parts connected with a cable
ALSBERG, Julius
Suspension  
U 1,006,042 October 17, 1911 Insulator
Suspension using multiple parts connected with a cable
ALSBERG, Julius
Suspension  
U 1,008,087 November 7, 1911 Insulator
Cleat - self-tying
SWEENEY, James M.
Cleat  
U 1,009,810 November 28, 1911 Insulator
Self-tying top groove with metal clip
WATKINS, Thomas H.
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 1,011,164 December 12, 1911 Insulator
Clamp type
CORNELIUS, Samuel S.
Clamp Type  
U 1,011,652 December 12, 1911 Strain Insulator
Strain, ribbed made of Electrose
STEINBERGER, Louis
Strain  
U 1,013,241 January 2, 1912 Insulator
Clamp type
VAN ETTEN, Frank C.
Clamp Type  
U 1,013,250 January 2, 1912 Insulator Pin
Pin for mine insulator comprised of split sheet metal
WILSON, Walter J.
Pin  
U 1,014,720 January 16, 1912 Wiring Block
Wiring block for main circuit wires that provides for connection for branch circuits
PEREYRA, Eugene S.
Wiring Block  
U Specimen known 1,014,934 January 16, 1912 Insulator Knob
Knob
BAKER, George
Knob  
U 1,015,224 January 16, 1912 Insulator
Suspension insulator of insulating rope, hoods, and arcing rods. [This looks very close to the handful of glass suspension insulators found in 2002 in northern CA by Paul Greaves and Mike Spadafora. The glass was most probably made by Hemingray. No markin
ALSBERG, Julius
Suspension  
U 1,015,513 January 23, 1912 Wire Tie
Complex replacement for tie wire consisting of metal U that wraps around the insulator, clamps to the line wire in the center, and clamps on each end of the U to attach to the line wire
SANDERS, John J.
Tie Wire  
U 1,016,780 February 6, 1912 Insulator
Dry-spot, screw cap design
RUTZKY, Paul
Dry-spot  
U 1,020,880 March 19, 1912 Insulator
Self-tying screw top
BOURKE, Alexander M.
Self-tying Screw Top  
U Specimen known 1,021,059 March 26, 1912 Insulator
Knob
MARKLEY, Willis R.
Knob  
U 1,022,121 April 2, 1912 Insulator Pin
Pin, metal with barbs to hold it in hole in crossarm
BOYLAND, Clarence Joseph
Pin  
U 1,022,993 April 9, 1912 Insulator
Insulator with external threads to be screwed into metal shield and entire unit screwed into underside of the crossarm
WILLIS, George W.
Insulator  
U 1,026,711 May 21, 1912 Sheet Metal Insulator Pin
Pin, metal composed of three flat strips
SHOVER, Barton R.
Pin  
U 1,027,601 May 28, 1912 Insulator and Support
Clamp type mounted in spike
GRESSETT, Lawrence F.
Clamp Type  
U 1,028,534 June 4, 1912 Insulator
Miscellaneous
BRADY, Charles C.
Miscellaneous  
U 1,029,207 June 11, 1912 Insulator Support
Crossarm composed of reinforced concrete
MEGAHAN, Oliver P.
Crossarm  
U 1,029,980 June 18, 1912 Insulator
Knob - self-tying (see reissue 13,748 on 6-16-1914)
ELLIS, John
Knob  
U 1,031,975 July 9, 1912 Mine insulator
Mine insulator
WARREN, Frederic A.
Mine  
U 1,032,153 July 9, 1912 Insulator
Self-tying miscellaneous
NEMES, Mike
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 1,032,715 July 16, 1912 Insulator
Crossarms formed from metal pipe with insulators molded on the metal pins
WALKER, Oral B.
Crossarm  
U 1,034,518 August 6, 1912 Hanger for Electrical Apparatus
Hanger for street lights composed of a bell insulator, cross arm with spool insulators on each end, and a hook to support the lamp.
SCHEIBLE, Albert
Hanger  
U 1,035,231 August 13, 1912 Insulator
Use of varnish residue to secure hold metal suspension parts to a porcelain hood or skirt
RANDOLPH, Leonard M.
Miscellaneous  
U 1,035,415 August 13, 1912 Insulator
Self-tying miscellaneous
BROWN, Robert L.
BROWN, Gus
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 1,038,418 September 10, 1912 Insulator
Self-tying slot top
NELSON, William H. S.
Self-tying Slot Top  
U 1,038,473 September 10, 1912 Insulator
Suspension insulator of insulating rope and hoods
ALSBERG, Julius
Suspension  
U 1,040,620 October 8, 1912 Insulator Clamp
Clamp, metal to secure conductor to insulator
CLARK, Walter G.
Clamp  
U 1,041,937 October 22, 1912 Insulator Bracket
Cylinder split and held in a bracket
WYCHE, Daniel W.
Cylinder  
U 1,042,199 October 22, 1912 Wire Clamp
Tie wire loop and lever
CARROLL, Harry L.
Tie Wire  
U 1,042,372 October 22, 1912 Split Insulator
Knob
HARRIS, John R.
Knob  
U 1,042,902 October 29, 1912 Insulator
Miscellaneous using Mason jar lid base attached to support
FOUTZ, Jeremiah N.
Miscellaneous  
U 1,043,321 November 5, 1912 Combined Insulator and Current Distributor
Miscellaneous style with attachment for multiple current distributors (see 1,085,813)
KNUTZ, Ernest H.
Miscellaneous  
U 1,043,916 November 12, 1912 Insulator
Self-tying screw top with slotted top
FARWELL, Frank M.
Self-tying Screw Top  
U 1,045,353 November 26, 1912 Insulator for Automatically Securing Conducting Wires
Self-tying miscellaneous non-pin type slot-top
ZACHHUBER, Franz
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 1,047,059 December 10, 1912 Insulator Support for Line Wires
Clamp type
HOYBROOK, Henry L.
Clamp Type  
U 1,047,176 December 17, 1912 Cross Arm
Crossarm stamped out of sheet metal and easy to install
CRABTREE, Lawrence L.
RIPLEY, T. Charley
Crossarm  
U 1,048,390 December 24, 1912 Insulator
Self-tying screw top with slotted top
BROWN, Fred
Self-tying Screw Top  
U 1,048,587 December 31, 1912 Wire Holder for Insulators
Tie wire clip
REIFFER, Anthony J.
MAYS, David P.
Tie Wire  
U 1,048,706 December 31, 1912 Bracket for Current Conducting Wires
Side pin with notch cut out to allow a splice to pull through before mounting wire on the glass insulators
KLEINHESSELINK, Arie
Pin  
U 1,048,736 December 31, 1912 Insulating Cleat
Cleat for corners
RICHARDS, Benjamin
Cleat  
U Specimen known 1,048,850 December 31, 1912 Insulator
Findlay reversible ""Buckeye"" split-knob for crossovers
MOORE, John W.
Knob  
U 1,049,405 January 7, 1913 Insulator
Knob
SCHAUB, Ferdinand
Knob  
U 1,054,148 February 25, 1913 High Voltage Strain Insulator
Electrose strain insulator
STEINBERGER, Louis
Strain  
U 1,054,469 February 25, 1913 High Voltage Strain Insulator
Electrose strain insulator
STEINBERGER, Louis
Strain  
U 1,054,690 March 4, 1913 Electric Wire Supporting Device
U-shaped block insulator fitted into slots in the crossarm to hold telegraph and telephone lines.
HICKS, Henry A.
Block  
U 1,055,322 March 11, 1913 Insulator
Holes (2) through insulator to pin allows lightning to pass to pin & ground
DE LONG, Harry A.
Hole  
U 1,056,392 March 18, 1913 Insulator
Bushing
BARR, Carl A.
KOREN, Jerome H.
Bushing  
U 1,056,711 March 18, 1913 Crossover Insulator for Electrical Conductors
Crossover
SCHAUB, Ferdinand
Crossover  
U 1,056,998 March 25, 1913 Insulator
Means of insulating and supporting a bussbar.
JAMIESON, Bertrand G.
KELLER, Carl A.
Bussbar  
U 1,057,184 March 25, 1913 Insulating Means
Odd system for suspending power lines
STEINBERGER, Louis
Electrose  
U 1,059,629 April 22, 1913 Insulator
Self-tying twist lock type
PLATT, Thomas M.
Self-tying Twist  
U 1,059,903 April 22, 1913 Insulator with Fuse
Insulator with fuse in the bottom
PETTERSEN, Kristian
Fuse Holder  
U 1,061,311 May 13, 1913 Line Wire Fastener
Tie wire replacement consisting of a metal U that clips the wire and lever to tighten around the insulator
MORGAN, Arthur M.
Tie Wire  
U 1,061,620 May 13, 1913 Insulator
Cleat
MARKEL, Harley R.
Cleat  
U 1,061,824 May 13, 1913 Lightning Rod
Lightning rod point made of sheet metal formed in two halves, bend around the conductor, and clipped together to form a hole rod
CURNUTT, John Z.
LLOYD, Eldon E.
Lightning Rod Point  
D 44,117 May 27, 1913 Design for a Wiring Cleat
Wiring cleat
WATERMAN, Charles H.
Cleat  
D Specimen known 44,118 May 27, 1913 Design for an Insulator
Strain
WHITE, Thomas C.
Strain  
U 1,065,737 June 24, 1913 Insulator and Support
Spiral conical insulator for tightening of line wire
SLONECKER, Abiram J.
Spiral  
U 1,065,983 July 1, 1913 Insulator
Pin (metal) formed from sheet metal
STOCKWELL, Millard E.
Pin  
U 1,069,782 August 12, 1913 Electric Insulator
Multipart cable clamp using metal crown cap
HILLIARD, John D.
Multipart  
U 1,070,948 August 19, 1913 Cable and Tube Coupling
Lightning rod coupling formed from sheet metal with flaps that fold over the conductor
DODD, Thomas W.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 1,071,419 August 26, 1913 Insulator
Self-tying miscellaneous slotted cube
HETHERINGTON, Bert
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 1,072,524 September 9, 1913 Insulator
Odd system for suspending power lines
STEINBERGER, Louis
Electrose  
U 1,072,525 September 9, 1913 Suspension Insulator
Odd system for suspending power lines
STEINBERGER, Louis
Electrose  
U 1,072,999 September 9, 1913 Tubular Insulator
miscellaneous
SIMCOE, George
Miscellaneous  
U 1,075,217 October 7, 1913 High Voltage Insulator
Suspension, cap design to allow easy connection using a spring-loaded clip
MAXWELL, Marshall P.
Suspension  
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  
U 1,080,257 December 2, 1913 Insulator
Wall tube with metal clip
BRUCHSALER, Karl
Wall Tube  
U 1,084,147 January 13, 1914 Support for Electric Service Wires
Bulbous insulator mounted on a crossarm pin to allow tie-off and running multiple service wires from the main power conductor
HOPKINS, Guy
Service Drop  
D Specimen known 45,172 January 20, 1914 Design for an Insulator
Strain
WHITE, Thomas C.
Strain  
U 1,085,813 February 3, 1914 Insulator and Current Distributor
Miscellaneous style with attachment for multiple current distributors (see 1,043,321)
KNUTZ, Ernest H.
Miscellaneous  
U 1,090,686 March 17, 1914 Insulator Clamp
Self-tying via clamp
COOK, William A.
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U Specimen known 1,091,678 March 31, 1914 Insulating Composition
Boro-silicate glass
LOCKE, Fred M.
Boron  
U Specimen known 1,091,679 March 31, 1914 Insulator
Boro-silicate glass
LOCKE, Fred M.
Boron  
U 1,095,860 May 5, 1914 Insulator Holder
Pin composed of metal wire
HEFFNER, Herman C.
Pin  
U 1,097,392 May 19, 1914 Battery Box Support and Insulator
Battery rest insulator with screw to hold under foot of table
CREMER, August C.
MOLANDER, Gustaf F.
Battery  
U 1,097,414 May 19, 1914 Adjustable Insulator Support
Bracket, metal to fit around crossarm for two insulators
FORT, Louis
Bracket  
U 1,098,738 June 2, 1914 Lightning Rod
Lightning rod system with multiple points along the crest and eaves and conductor with multiple ground connections
KRETZER, Sidney D.
Lightning Rod  
U 1,099,421 June 9, 1914 High Voltage Switch
High voltage switch mounted on multipart insulators composed of triangle shaped metal rods and insulators that rotate to open or close the switch.
BURKE, Alfred Woodard
Switch  
R 13,748 June 16, 1914 Insulator
Knob - self-tying (reissue of 1,029,980)
ELLIS, John
Knob  
D Specimen known 46,014 June 30, 1914 Design for an Insulator
Strain
AUSTIN, Arthur O.
Strain  
U 1,102,656 July 7, 1914 Insulator
Insulator with hole in center and method to clamp conductor securely and the metal bracket with two bolts to secure the insulator
HADEN, Robert B.
Insulator  
U 1,105,521 July 28, 1914 Insulator Attachment
Tie wire clamp
KEPHART, John A.
Tie Wire  
D 46,243 August 11, 1914 Design for an Insulator
Strain
BUNDY, Clifton L.
Strain  
U 1,106,797 August 11, 1914 Electric Insulator
Suspension insulators
FAY, John L.
WAY, Sylvester B.
Suspension  
U Specimen known 1,107,111 August 11, 1914 Insulator
U-186
PURKEY, Benjamin S.
Insulator  
U 1,109,058 September 1, 1914 Insulator
Self-tying slot top
FRITZ, Osville J.
Self-tying Slot Top  
U 1,111,570 September 22, 1914 Insulator
Third rail insulator with bolt holes on top and bottom side and flange projecting out in the center of the side designed to carry the rail on top
FRIEDLAENDER, Eugene
Third Rail  
U 1,116,303 November 3, 1914 Arc Extinguisher
Use of explosive to break the arcing around a multipart insulator (see 1,127,043)
LOCKE, Fred M.
Transmission  
U 1,116,631 November 10, 1914 Insulator
Self-tying slot top for slack wire use
SCHISLER, Frank J.
Self-tying Slot Top  
U 1,118,545 November 24, 1914 Wire Clamp for Insulators
Complicated tie wire replacement with U-bolt and metal strap to secure and clamp to the line wire
GIOVANNONI, Charles
Tie Wire  
U 1,118,694 November 24, 1914 Disk Strain Insulator
Suspension made of Electrose like fishtail Hewlett
STEINBERGER, Louis
Suspension  
U 1,119,049 December 1, 1914 Insulator Clamp
Tie wire crank lever
SMITH, Amos L.
Tie Wire  
U Specimen known 1,120,951 December 15, 1914 Manufacture of Insulators for High Potential Electric Conductors
Boron used in porcelain insulators
LOCKE, Fred M.
Boron  
U 1,122,326 December 29, 1914 High Potential Insulator
Multipart insulator made of Electrose
STEINBERGER, Louis
Multipart  
U 1,122,434 December 29, 1914 Lightning Rod Brace
Lightning rod with short bracket to attach to roof peak with weathervane arrow
STEFFES, Anton J.
Lightning Rod  
D 46,862 January 19, 1915 Design for an Insulator
Miscellaneous insulator
CLAPPER, Ralph A.
Misc  
U Specimen known 1,127,042 February 2, 1915 Manufacture of High Potential Porcelain and Glass Insulators
Boro-silicate glass
LOCKE, Fred M.
Boron  
U 1,127,043 February 2, 1915 Electric Arc Extinguisher
Use of explosive to break the arcing around a multipart insulator (see 1,116,303)
LOCKE, Fred M.
Transmission  
U Specimen known 1,127,044 February 2, 1915 Insulator
Boro-silicate glass
LOCKE, Fred M.
Boron  
U 1,127,474 February 9, 1915 Insulator Support
Glass insulator with tapered pin base that fits inside the insulator to secure the wire which passes through a vertical slot in the sides of insulator and wedged between the base and insulator held together by a bolt that runs through the insulator and an
MARDOCK, Guy
Insulator  
U 1,128,424 February 16, 1915 Insulator
Suspension multipart insulator fitted with arcing horns
DUNCAN, John D. E.
Suspension  
U 1,128,747 February 16, 1915 Method of Manufacturing Porcelain Insulators
Manufacturing process for porcelain insulator firing unglazed, then filling porous porcelain with oxidizable oil and rendering the oil stable with ozone to form a coating to replace expense of firing on a glaze
BOEHM, Wilhelm
Manufacturing  
U 1,133,176 March 23, 1915 Lightning Rod Coupling
Lightning rod coupling made of sheet metal and bent over and attached with slipover fitting
OWEN, Edward Glen
Lightning Rod Coupling  
D 47,208 April 13, 1915 Design for an Insulator
Suspension insulator
AUSTIN, Arthur O.
Suspension  
U 1,136,504 April 20, 1915 Glass and Art of Making the Same
Glass made from cullet with lime and clay added
BROOKFIELD, Henry M.
Glass  
U 1,139,142 May 11, 1915 Locking Clip
Locking clip for an Electrose hanger insulator
STEINBERGER, Louis
Hanger  
U Specimen known 1,139,748 May 18, 1915 Insulator
Knob
BEATTY, Thomas W.
Knob  
U 1,139,950 May 18, 1915 Insulator Bracket
Bracket, metal to fit around pole to hold one insulator
BOWDLE, Frank A.
Bracket  
U Specimen known 1,140,050 May 18, 1915 Insulator
U-189 & U-189A, CD 175.5 The insulator was designed to support the power line to street lights. Only pieces of a specimen have been found. (see 1,101,802)
MANWARING, Robert A.
HESSEL, James T.
Insulator  
U 1,140,052 May 18, 1915 Coupling for Sectional Rods
Lightning rod coupling the fits over spiralled rods and crimps tight against the end and screws to other couplings (see 1,558,268)
MAST, Louis L.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 1,140,603 May 25, 1915 Insulator Clamp
Tie wire clamp for multipart insulator that clamps around the crown and hold the cable in the top groove
LEE, William S.
Tie Wire  
U 1,143,149 June 15, 1915 Insulator
Electrose strain that can be bolted between two crossarms
STEINBERGER, Louis
Electrose  
U 1,143,885 June 22, 1915 Process for Making a Compound of Glass
Glass made from cullet with large amount of lime added for toughness
BROOKFIELD, Henry M.
Glass  
U 1,143,983 June 22, 1915 Insulator Support
Pin with metal spring coil of varying diameter for threads
MILLER, Charles E.
Pin  
U Specimen known 1,144,153 June 22, 1915 Insulator
Knob
NICHOLS, William H.
Knob  
U 1,144,672 June 29, 1915 Fused Test Clamp Insulator
miscellaneous fused test clamp-insulator
WHEALE, George
Miscellaneous  
U Specimen known 1,144,732 June 29, 1915 Fuse Device
Fuse holder or cut-out with knife insert to hold the fuse (see reissue ) (see patent 1,270,335)
SCHWEITZER, Edmund O.
HERZ, Alfred
Fuse Holder  
U 1,146,201 July 13, 1915 Electric Wire Insulator
Self-tying screw top with slotted top
NUNN, Silvester
Self-tying Screw Top  
U 1,146,298 July 13, 1915 Insulating Support for Storage Batteries
CD 35, CD 36; Battery insulator with a lead cup sitting on an earthenware pedestal cup (see 1,181,362)
AMBRUSTER, Cornelius
Battery  
U 1,147,065 July 20, 1915 Insulator Clamp and Bracket
Steel bracket and pin combination that fits around the crossarm
ZIEG, Joseph
Bracket  
U 1,147,757 July 27, 1915 Insulator Supporting Structure
Bracket for 3-phase circuit using multipart insulator oriented in shape of >
SEYLER, Carl P.
Bracket  
U 1,149,017 August 3, 1915 Insulator
Self-tying via side slot
BALLIET, Ray
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 1,149,282 August 10, 1915 Insulator Supporting Fixture
Bracket (various styles) made by bending pipe
PEIRCE, JR., Charles L.
Bracket  
U 1,150,697 August 17, 1915 Insulator
Self-tying screw top
NEELY, Zen W.
LEWIS, George A.
Self-tying Screw Top  
U 1,150,907 August 24, 1915 Lightning Rod Terminal
Lightning rod ground terminal to keep the earth wet to improve conduction to ground
THOMPSON, George E.
Lightning Rod  
U 1,152,211 August 31, 1915 Secondary Rack
Secondary rack built away from the pole.
PEIRCE, JR., Charles L.
Secondary Rack  
U 1,153,617 September 14, 1915 Lightning Rod
Lightning rod made of flat metal coiled helically to form a hollow tube and then wires spiralled around the outside
GOETZ, Julius F.
Lightning Rod  
U Specimen known 1,156,163 October 12, 1915 Manufacture of High Potential Electric Conductors
Boro-silicate glass & porcelain
LOCKE, Fred M.
Boron  
U 1,156,442 October 12, 1915 Insulator
Electrose suspension with U-bolt connectors, arcing hood over the top and arcing ring below the insulator
STEINBERGER, Louis
Electrose  
U 1,158,149 October 26, 1915 Insulator Support
Pin, metal with spring for threads (improvement on 856,488)
PEIRCE, JR., Charles L.
Pin  
U 1,159,409 November 9, 1915 Electric Insulator
Multipart bus bar type that can be screwed together
MULLER, Auguste R.
Multipart  
U 1,159,825 November 9, 1915 Receptacle Closure
Fruit jar closure (the Bloom Jar Co. took over the California Glass Insulator Co.)
BLOOM, David
Jar  
U 1,160,543 November 16, 1915 High Voltage Strain Insulator
Suspension made of Electrose units
STEINBERGER, Louis
Electrose  
U 1,160,546 November 16, 1915 Disk Strain Insulator
Suspension made of Electrose like fishtail Hewlett
STEINBERGER, Louis
Electrose  
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  
U 1,161,080 November 23, 1915 Insulator
Self-tying screw top
SPICER, Frank M.
Self-tying Screw Top  
U 1,162,855 December 7, 1915 Lightning Rod
Coupling for lightning rods and conductors whether hollow or cable design
GOETZ, Julius F.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 1,163,114 December 7, 1915 Insulator
Cleat
STAHL, Loren
Cleat  
U 1,164,739 December 21, 1915 Method of Making Insulating Devices
Manufacturing technique to make long bushings with petticoats by stacking them on a fired core and fusing the petticoats to the core
MERSHON, Ralph D.
Manufacturing  
U 1,166,391 December 28, 1915 Insulator
Disk type strain with petticoats
STEINBERGER, Louis
Electrose  
U 1,166,392 December 28, 1915 Insulator
Electrose strain that can be bolted between two crossarms
STEINBERGER, Louis
Electrose  
U 1,166,393 December 28, 1915 Insulator
Electrose high tension pintype insulator
STEINBERGER, Louis
Electrose  
U 1,166,394 December 28, 1915 Spool Type Disk Strain Insulator
Suspension composed of ribbed spools made of Electrose
STEINBERGER, Louis
Electrose  
U 1,166,928 January 4, 1916 Insulator Supporting Bracket
Bracket mounted on side of pole for one insulator
PEIRCE, JR., Charles L.
Bracket  
U 1,168,796 January 18, 1916 Wire Holder and Insulator
Self-tying
FRENCH, Clarkson S.
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 1,169,011 January 18, 1916 Insulator
Glass insulator with internal reinforcement for strength
COOK, Harry A.
Glass  
U Specimen known 1,169,246 January 25, 1916 Insulator
Wire hanger [only 5 known]
FOLSTAD, Almer J.
Wire  
U 1,169,545 January 25, 1916 Insulator Bracket
Bracket attached to pole or wall
KOBERT, Frank P.
Bracket  
U 1,170,260 February 1, 1916 Lightning Rod
Tubular lightning rod points with Y-shaped attachment to conductor
HOOVENS, Amasa G.
Lightning Rod  
U 1,171,205 February 8, 1916 Process of Manufacturing Porcelain Articles
Method of forming the shape of a spark plug insulator from a dry blank
JEFFERY, Joseph Arthur
JEFFERY, Benjamin Alfred
Manufacturing  
U 1,171,267 February 8, 1916 Insulator for Electrically Charged Wires
Wall tube with metal gripping strip
SMITH, George R.
Wall Tube  
U 1,172,963 February 22, 1916 Insulator
Self-tying miscellaneous using odd projections on top and wire clamping device
ENGELHARDT, August J.
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 1,174,002 February 29, 1916 Insulator
Self-tying ""T"" top
ETTINGER, Victor P.
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 1,174,287 March 7, 1916 Insulator Support
Pin - hollow metal & bolted to crossarm for CD 257
ROSENFELD, Mortimer C.
Insulator  
U 1,174,607 March 7, 1916 Insulator Supporting Pin
Pin, metal threaded to receive metal bushing cemented in insulator
PEIRCE, JR., Charles L.
Pin  
U 1,175,077 March 14, 1916 Sheet Metal Pole Arm
Crossarm made of sheet metal.
PEIRCE, JR., Charles L.
Crossarm  
U 1,175,078 March 14, 1916 Insulator Supporting Fixture
Bracket, metal pipe to support three insulators at top of pole
PEIRCE, JR., Charles L.
Bracket  
U 1,175,849 March 14, 1916 Insulator Base
miscellaneous circular holder with metal support
WARREN, Frederic A.
Miscellaneous  
U 1,176,333 March 21, 1916 Insulator Pin
Pin formed of sheet metal fitting around crossarm
BAKER, Jason
Pin  
U 1,176,590 March 21, 1916 Protected Insulator
Two part round or ball-shaped insulator secured with a metal cover. The line wire is clamped between the two insulator parts and the metal protective cover holds the parts securely against the wire.
MOCK, John H.
Protective Shield  
U 1,176,618 March 21, 1916 Insulator
Self-tying
SWEARINGEN, Walter E.
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 1,176,629 March 21, 1916 Tree Insulator and Wire Supporter
Tree hanger
WALLACE, William H.
Tree  
U Specimen known 1,176,801 March 28, 1916 Insulator
Crossover block (see reissue 14,256 on 2-6-1917)
WILLIAMS, William H.
Crossover  
U 1,177,354 March 28, 1916 Line Insulator
Suspension interconnecting linking device
RANSOM, Daniel Parke
Suspension  
U 1,177,867 April 4, 1916 Insulator Protector
Protective shield of metal to protect glass insulator
JOHNSON, August
Protective Shield  
U 1,177,996 April 4, 1916 Insulator
Knob with two nail holes
CURRY, William J.
ANDREWS, William A.
Knob  
U 1,178,383 April 4, 1916 Insulator
Self-tying cylindrical insulator with slot for line wire and bracket that fits around the insulator to hold the wire in place
CASLOW, William H.
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 1,178,539 April 11, 1916 Insulator
Cleat
SCHAUB, Ferdinand
Cleat  
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 1,179,395 April 18, 1916 Insulating Support for Storage Battery Tanks
Battery support insulator with lead cup underneath
BECK, Harold M.
Battery  
U 1,181,362 May 2, 1916 Insulating Support for Storage Batteries
Battery insulator support cup made of earthenware (see 1,146,298)
AMBRUSTER, Cornelius
Battery  
U 1,182,191 May 9, 1916 Support for Insulators
Bracket, metal with spring to relieve horizontal strain
MALLOY, John W.
GILMAN, John
Bracket  
U 1,182,940 May 16, 1916 High Voltage Insulator
Suspension, two part made of Electrose
STEINBERGER, Louis
Suspension  
U 1,184,963 May 30, 1916 Insulator Pin
Pin, metal with circular groove to receive threaded wooden pin
KENNEDY, Matthew G.
Pin  
U 1,186,203 June 6, 1916 Apparatus for Use in Manufacturing Articles of Ceramic Material
Method of manufacturing spark plugs
JEFFERY, Joseph A.
JEFFERY, Benjamin A.
Manufacturing  
U 1,186,857 June 13, 1916 High Tension Strain Insulator
Rigid suspension insulator made of multiple units
STEINBERGER, Louis
Electrose  
U 1,186,862 June 13, 1916 Insulator
Knob
SWARTZ, Otto P.
Knob  
D 49,204 June 20, 1916 Design for an Insulator Body
Square insulator with larger square flange on top and threaded opening in top for bolt
CLINE, Jerome G.
Misc  
U 1,188,599 June 27, 1916 Self-Tying Insulator
Cleat - self-tying
YOUMANS, Salem L.
MCLAUGHLIN, James A.
Cleat  
D Specimen known 49,365 July 11, 1916 Design for a Strain Insulator
Strain
MULLER, Henry N.
Strain  
U 1,190,286 July 11, 1916 Insulator
Self-tying non-pintype
HARLAN, Earle
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 1,193,521 August 8, 1916 Wire Hanger
Wire hanger for catenary suspension of trolley wires
CUNNINGHAM, Edward Robert
Wire Hanger  
U 1,194,690 August 15, 1916 Telephone and Telegraph Pole Construction
Bracket and pin supports made of metal and attached to crossarm whereby the pins slide on the bracket for adjustment of position
ADAMS, Harry E.
Pin/bracket  
U 1,194,747 August 15, 1916 Insulator
Knob
KELLS, Herbert R.
Knob  
U Specimen known 1,194,957 August 15, 1916 Insulator
Cochrane Bell suspension.
COCHRANE, Harry H.
Suspension  
D 49,538 August 22, 1916 Design for an Insulator
Multipart insulator style (Canadian Porcelain Co. president)
GODDARD, Walter T.
Pin-type  
U 1,200,294 October 3, 1916 Insulator
Self-tying slot top
AYRE, William G.
SHAW, Frederick L.
Self-tying Slot Top  
R 14,204 October 17, 1916 Insulator
Electrose disk insulator. Reissue of patent 927,187
STEINBERGER, Louis
Electrose  
U 1,201,295 October 17, 1916 Insulator Support
Pin, cast metal with lag screw
HENDEE, Lem E.
Pin  
U 1,201,325 October 17, 1916 Insulator
Knob
MARKEL, Harley R.
Knob  
U 1,204,196 November 7, 1916 Adjustable Support for Insulators
Pin made of two parts and loop on one end to clamp the insulator.
SCHULZ, Rudolf W.
Pin  
U 1,204,745 November 14, 1916 Pressure Die for Insulator Pressing Molds
Insulator threading press
DAHL-JENSEN, Jens Peter
Press  
U 1,205,069 November 14, 1916 Insulator
Self-tying slot top
WILLIAMS, Roger A.
Self-tying Slot Top  
U 1,205,812 November 21, 1916 Strain Insulator
Suspension made of Electrose similar to Hewlett with interlocking links
STEINBERGER, Louis
Suspension  
U 1,205,971 November 28, 1916 Electric Insulator
Threads (metallic) or sleeve attached electrolytically
BUSCHETTI, Claudis
Thread  
U 1,206,158 November 28, 1916 Safety Strain Insulator
Suspension made of Electrose with special interlocking links
STEINBERGER, Louis
Suspension  
U 1,206,159 November 28, 1916 Safety Strain Disk Insulator
Strain made of Electrose with special interlocking links
STEINBERGER, Louis
Strain  
U 1,206,160 November 28, 1916 High Potential Insulator
Electrose modified pin type
STEINBERGER, Louis
Electrose  
U 1,206,846 December 5, 1916 Insulator
Hole in crown with mercury receiving ends of line wires & clamp
HOPKINS, Roy S.
Hole  
U 1,206,882 December 5, 1916 Insulating Tube
Wall tube with wedge projections
MORENE, Carl T.
Wall Tube  
U 1,208,874 December 19, 1916 Insulator
Self-tying
WILSON, William E.
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 1,212,547 January 16, 1917 Automatic Insulator
Clamp type
PARENT, Rufus A.
Clamp Type  
U 1,212,703 January 16, 1917 Disk Type Chain Insulator
Suspension made of Electrose with special interlocking links
STEINBERGER, Louis
Suspension  
U 1,212,704 January 16, 1917 Disk Strain Insulator
Suspension or disk strain made of Electrose with corrugations top and bottom
STEINBERGER, Louis
Suspension  
U 1,212,706 January 16, 1917 Disk Strain Insulator
Suspension or disk strain made of Electrose with spring bar to allow slight vertical movement
STEINBERGER, Louis
Suspension  
U 1,212,707 January 16, 1917 Detachable Connection for Chain Links
Link connectors for Electrose suspension disks
STEINBERGER, Louis
Suspension  
U 1,212,708 January 16, 1917 Wire Clamp
Cable clamp for Electrose suspension disks
STEINBERGER, Louis
Suspension  
U 1,213,002 January 16, 1917 Insulator
Mine insulator
PIERCE, Frank C.
Mine  
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  
R Specimen known 14,256 February 6, 1917 Insulator
Crossover block (reissue of 1,176,801)
WILLIAMS, William H.
Crossover  
U 1,214,652 February 6, 1917 Lightning Rod Structure
Tubular lightning rod points with Y-shaped attachment to conductor by means of a sheet metal connector folded at various points during installation to secure the rod to the conductor
CURTI, John E.
Lightning Rod  
U 1,215,245 February 6, 1917 Tie Wire for Insulators
Tie wire clip
BOYTER, Robert L.
Tie Wire  
U 1,215,883 February 13, 1917 Crosstree for Telegraph Poles
Large blocks of wood securing in between the blocks halves of a stone or porcelain insulator mounted on a crossarm to secure the wire
SIMPSON, John Stewart
Insulator  
U Specimen known 1,216,000 February 13, 1917 Electrical Insulator
Strain with drain holes
SCULLY, Thomas
Strain  
U 1,216,170 February 13, 1917 Lightning Rod Connector
Lightning rod connector made of sheet metal and folded at various points to secure the rod to the conductor
RUSSELL, William F.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 1,217,032 February 20, 1917 Insulator for Electric Wires
Self-tying twist lock type
LYON, Cody
Self-tying Twist  
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  
U 1,219,450 March 20, 1917 Insulator
Suspension with interlocking linkage similar to Hewlett and hog liver
FOWLE, Frank F.
Suspension  
U 1,219,746 March 20, 1917 Insulator Bracket
Pin, side pin type made of sheet metal
KEPPLER, Lewis F.
Pin  
U 1,220,333 March 27, 1917 Insulator Clamp
Clamp, metal to secure conductor to insulator
HATCH, Edwin G.
Clamp  
U 1,222,255 April 10, 1917 Standard Fence Stay Anchor Rod and Lightning Rod
Lightning rod for barbed wire fence
ALVERSON, Lewis
Lightning Rod Fence  
U 1,223,792 April 24, 1917 Apparatus for Use in Manufacturing Articles of Ceramic Material
Machine for manufacturing spark plugs
JEFFERY, Joseph A.
JEFFERY, Benjamin A.
Manufacturing  
U 1,223,909 April 24, 1917 Disk Strain Insulator
Suspension or disk strain made of Electrose with spiraling ridges on each side
STEINBERGER, Louis
Suspension  
U 1,225,147 May 8, 1917 Insulator
Boro-silicate glass
LOCKE, Fred M.
Boron  
U 1,226,088 May 15, 1917 Insulator and Composition Material for Insulating and Other Purposes
Boro-silicate glass
LOCKE, Fred M.
Boron  
U 1,227,680 May 29, 1917 Method of Screw-Threading Articles Made of Horn
Method of threading insulators made of animal horn (see 1,333,188)
SEGRE, Mario
Horn  
U 1,228,349 May 29, 1917 Electric Insulator
Self-tying screw top
MUELLER, Auguste Robert
Self-tying Screw Top  
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 1,228,711 June 5, 1917 Connecting Device for Chain-Type Insulators
Suspension link coupling
STEINBERGER, Louis
Suspension  
U Specimen known 1,229,272 June 12, 1917 Insulator
CD 210 with top saddle groove (see 954,350)
IRWIN, John J.
Insulator  
U 1,230,521 June 19, 1917 Bracket
Tree insulator similar to the Cutter CD 1038 except with diagonal slot to secure wire, two holes for nails and two holes for tying to tree limbs
ROSS, George
Insulator  
U 1,231,068 June 26, 1917 Insulator Support for Cross Arms
Bracket with insulator pins that fits around the crossarm
SAYLOR, Charles C.
Bracket  
U 1,231,090 June 26, 1917 Suspension Means for Strain Insulators
Link connectors for suspension disks
STEINBERGER, Louis
Suspension  
U 1,232,278 July 3, 1917 Insulator
Suspension disk cementing method & split, eye-ring pin design
GODDARD, Walter T.
Suspension  
U 1,233,475 July 17, 1917 Insulator
Clamp type with lag screw
HUDSON, Christopher C.
Clamp Type  
U 1,233,486 July 17, 1917 Electrical Insulator
Boro-silicate glass
LOCKE, Fred M.
Boron  
U 1,234,313 July 24, 1917 Insulator
Self-tying
EFFRIG, Anthony F.
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 1,235,106 July 31, 1917 Insulator Attachment
Metal clip mounted in top of insulator to secure the conductor
BURNETT, Adelbert C.
Tie Wire  
U 1,236,886 August 14, 1917 Insulator for Telegraph and Telephone Wires
Bracket composed of three grooved spool insulators arranged to allow the line wire to move horizontally to maintain the tautness of the line.
SORENSEN, Arvid C.
Bracket  
U 1,238,768 September 4, 1917 Insulator
Suspension cap and pin to improve strength of connection
HILL, Gregory C.
Suspension  
U 1,239,902 September 11, 1917 Insulator
Radio strain insulator
GODDARD, Walter T.
Radio  
U Specimen known 1,240,330 September 18, 1917 Insulator and Support Therefor
Clamp type
FORT, Louis
Clamp Type  
U 1,240,575 September 18, 1917 Method of Preparing Ceramic Articles for Handling
Method of manufacturing clay bodies for porcelain insulators
JEFFERY, Joseph A.
Manufacturing  
U 1,241,929 October 2, 1917 Insulator
Self-tying slot top and clip
DADE, William A.
MORGAN, Richard E.
Self-tying Slot Top  
U 1,244,118 October 23, 1917 System of Lightning Conductors
System of lightning rods to form a metallic cage surrounding the building
MULLEN, George Allen
Lightning Rod  
U 1,246,461 November 13, 1917 Strain Insulator
Suspension metal cap design
PLIMPTON, Bentley A.
Suspension  
U 1,247,531 November 20, 1917 Support for Line Wires
Tie wire clip
HEAD, Vernon
Tie Wire  
U 1,250,387 December 18, 1917 Electric Insulator
Suspension made of several parts bolted together
THOMAS, Percy H.
Suspension  
R Specimen known 14,416 December 25, 1917 Fuse Device
Reissue of patent 1,144,732 for fuse holder with knife insert. (see patent 1,144,732)
SCHWEITZER, Edmund O.
HERZ, Alfred
Fuse Holder  
U 1,251,013 December 25, 1917 Insulator Joint
Multipart without cement held by adjoining metal bands
GODDARD, Walter T.
Multipart  
U Specimen known 1,251,416 December 25, 1917 Insulator
U-186 (improved)
PURKEY, Benjamin S.
U-186  
U 1,257,769 February 26, 1918 Telephone Pole Cross Arm
Crossarm made of U-shaped metal channel iron fitted with knob insulators bolted to the crossarm. A lower crossarm is then bolted on its ends to the upper crossarm.
VINCELL, Lafayette M.
Crossarm  
U 1,257,983 March 5, 1918 Insulator
Self-tying
DE VAUGHN, Clyde T.
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U Specimen known 1,258,802 March 12, 1918 Insulator Support
Tree type - swinging type with bracket and roller on pin type insulator
MORGAN, Andrew J.
Tree  
U 1,258,816 March 12, 1918 Insulator Pin
Steel pin with conical support base that fits in grooved steel base that fits over the top of the crossarm
ROSENFELD, Mortimer C.
Pin  
U 1,260,160 March 19, 1918 Insulator
Self-tying
DISBENNET, Charles
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 1,263,746 April 23, 1918 Insulator
Self-tying screw top with slotted pin for holding wire
CREAMER, William H.
Self-tying Screw Top  
U 1,264,396 April 30, 1918 Lightning Arrester
Lightning arrester attached to M-3021
HAYS, Frederick W.
Lightning Arrester/M-3021  
U 1,266,175 May 14, 1918 Lightning Protector
Lightning rod elevated above the building with multiple downwardly curving points
TESLA, Nikola
Lightning Rod  
U 1,266,435 May 14, 1918 Telephone Insulator
Self-tying screw top
ENGLISH, Roy W.
Self-tying Screw Top  
U 1,266,711 May 21, 1918 Strain Insulator
Suspension metal cap design
PLIMPTON, Bentley A.
Suspension  
U 1,268,315 June 4, 1918 Insulator Thimble
Thimble (threaded) for cementing in pin hole
BECKER, Raymond A.
MADDEX, Thomas E.
Thimble  
U 1,268,972 June 11, 1918 Insulator Support
Bracket support for spool insulator
HENDEE, Lem E.
Bracket  
U Specimen known 1,270,335 June 25, 1918 Fuse Device
Fuse holder or cut-out with knife insert. (See patent 1,144,732)
SCHWEITZER, Edmund O.
HERZ, Alfred
Fuse Holder  
D Specimen known 52,139 July 2, 1918 Design for a Strain Insulator
Strain
KENDIG, Julian H.
Strain  
U 1,273,015 July 16, 1918 Electric Insulator
Suspension made of several parts bolted together
THOMAS, Percy H.
Suspension  
U 1,273,313 July 23, 1918 Insulator
Knob with metal clip
BEATTY, Thomas W.
Knob  
U 1,276,228 August 20, 1918 Line Wire Connector
Tie wire replacement using a preformed sheet metal loop with curved ends that fit over the line wire
KEENAN, James Condon
KEENAN, Michael Henry
Tie Wire  
U 1,277,304 August 27, 1918 Metal Protected High Voltage Insulator
Protective shield of metal to protect insulator
GATI, Bila
Protective Shield  
U 1,280,172 October 1, 1918 Insulator Protector
Protective shield surrounding the insulator to protect it from damage.
CULLIGAN, Charles A.
Protective Shield  
U 1,282,481 October 22, 1918 Multiple Section Suspension Insulator
Suspension insulator with symmetrical metal parts to reduce electrical strain
SONNEBORN, Sol S.
Suspension  
U 1,282,876 October 29, 1918 Line Conductor Support
Tree hanger with spool and lag screw
KYLE, William D.
Tree  
U 1,283,651 November 5, 1918 Lightning Arrester
Lightning arrester with hole through top of insulator similar to U-70.
BUCHANAN, Sutton R.
Lightning Arrester/U-70  
U 1,284,110 November 5, 1918 Insulator and Bracket
Bracket for spool type insulator
JOHNSON, Ewald E.
Bracket  
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  
U 1,290,147 January 7, 1919 Dead End for Electric and Telephone Wires
Dead-ending method using two strain insulators
FAIRCLOUGH, Harry
Dead-end  
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  
U 1,290,673 January 7, 1919 Sectional Pin Insulator
Multipart with sections screwed together with threaded metal bands
SONNEBORN, Sol S.
Multipart  
U 1,291,139 January 14, 1919 Insulator
Self-tying slot top with keeper nail
REESE, Rudolph R.
Self-tying Slot Top  
U 1,291,217 January 14, 1919 Adjustable Suspension Insulator
Suspension disk with adjustable length pin to equalize the potential across each disk to reduce arc-over
SONNEBORN, Sol S.
Suspension  
U 1,292,451 January 28, 1919 Line Wire Insulator
miscellaneous
FORT, Louis
Miscellaneous  
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 1,302,796 May 6, 1919 Insulator
Self-tying
HEARD, Thomas J.
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 1,303,739 May 13, 1919 Lightning Rod
Tubular lightning rod with flat end that is folded around the conductor and secured with a screw
SWENSON, John S.
STEHLIK, Frank E.
Lightning Rod  
U 1,304,571 May 27, 1919 Mold for Forming Insulators or Other Porcelain Objects
Mold for bushing with undercut petticoats formed by the casting process by pouring in clay slip
KIRK, Charles J.
BRAIN, GEORGE
Mold  
U Specimen known 1,305,168 May 27, 1919 Insulator
U-124A/B, U-182A/B self-tying screw top similar to Prenzel patent 315,660
ROBERTS, Omer L.
Insulator  
U 1,305,712 June 3, 1919 Insulator Cap
Suspension cap to receive hook with pin to fin in cap
GODDARD, Walter T.
Suspension  
U 1,306,670 June 10, 1919 Insulating Support
Suspension cap and pin to improve strength of connection
LANYON, Samuel H.
Suspension  
U 1,307,878 June 24, 1919 Reservoir For Oil Stoves
Kerosene jar
PERLICK, Robert
HU  
U Specimen known 1,311,067 July 22, 1919 Insulator
Multipart similar to Faradoid patent 1,374,998 (see reissue 14,888 on 6-22-1920)
GODDARD, Walter T.
Multipart  
U 1,311,977 August 5, 1919 Insulator Bracket
Bracket with lag screw fixed with nails for small spool insulator
KYLE, William D.
Bracket  
U 1,313,391 August 19, 1919 Lightning Rod Coupling
Lightning rod coupling for spiralled ""star"" shaped lightning rods to allow the ends to be screwed together
KRETZER, Sidney D.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 1,315,633 September 9, 1919 Insulator Support
Bracket for knobs
MCFEATERS, George H.
Bracket  
U 1,315,998 September 16, 1919 Insulator Support Thimble
Thimble with standard external threads pressed out of sheet metal and attached to a steel pin
SOUTHGATE, George T.
Thimble  
U 1,324,559 December 9, 1919 Insulating Support
Suspension cap and pin to improve strength of connection
LANYON, Samuel H.
Suspension  
U 1,326,307 December 30, 1919 Method of and Means for Supporting Electric Conductors
Rod type insulators used as suspension insulators for high voltage conductors.
THOMAS, Percy H.
Suspension  
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 1,327,781 January 13, 1920 Process of Extracting Potassium from Potash-Bearing Silicate Minerals
Process of extracting potassium to be used in glass manufacture (see patent 1,312,053; 1,327,782)
SCHOLES, Samuel R.
BRENNER, Ralph F.
Glass  
U 1,327,782 January 13, 1920 Process of Obtaining Combined Potassium from Minerals
Process of extracting potassium to be used in glass manufacture (see patent 1,312,053; 1,327,781)
SCHOLES, Samuel R.
Glass  
U 1,328,687 January 20, 1920 Insulator Support
Thimble of metal for multipart insulator
PLIMPTON, Bentley A.
Thimble  
U 1,333,188 March 9, 1920 Manufacture of Hollow Articles from Horn
Manufacture of insulators from animal horn (see 1,227,680)
SEGRE, Mario
Horn  
U 1,333,420 March 9, 1920 Insulator Bracket
Bracket that fits around crossarm to support egg-shaped insulators
ILES, Charley S.
Bracket  
U 1,333,640 March 16, 1920 Electric Insulator
Suspension with bolted on metal cap (Italy)
SEMENZA, Guido
Suspension  
U 1,335,801 April 6, 1920 Insulator
Electrose strain (Brown p. 69)
STEINBERGER, Louis
Electrose  
U 1,339,391 May 11, 1920 Support for Line Conductors
Bracket with insulator attached to eye formed in the bracket allowing the insulator to swing freely.
HENDEE, Lem E.
   
U 1,343,343 June 15, 1920 Fuel Reservoir
Kerosene jar
BRENNEN, John S.
HU  
U 1,345,987 July 6, 1920 Cushion Support
Square of layered rubber with depression in the center to hold caster wheel from movement
BOCKING, Frederick William
Piano  
U 1,346,128 July 13, 1920 Device for Attachment of Electric Conductors to Insulators
Tie wire clip
KREBS, Frederick H.
Tie Wire  
U 1,348,248 August 3, 1920 Disk Suspension Insulator
Suspension, Electrose similar to Hewlett
STEINBERGER, Louis
Suspension  
U 1,348,249 August 3, 1920 Insulator Knob
Electrose knob
STEINBERGER, Louis
Knob  
U 1,358,521 November 9, 1920 Device for Attaching Wires to Insulators
Tie wire using a double loop of wire
CLARK, Robert L.
Tie Wire  
D 56,715 November 30, 1920 Design for a Ball for Lightning Rods and Barn Ventilators
Glass ball with spiralling and intersecting grooves on the surface
THOMPSON, George E.
Lightning Rod Ornament  
U 1,361,948 December 14, 1920 Insulator
Pin with spring wire extending beyond edge of bottom pin hole
WIDMYER, James L.
Pin  
U 1,362,038 December 14, 1920 Support for Electric Conductors
Metal strap type support bracket for a pole top to support an insulator.
PLIMPTON, Bentley A.
Bracket  
U 1,362,221 December 14, 1920 Compensating Wire Support
Metal bracket composed of two curved angle supports for three insulators to yield and absorb the strain and weight of telephone and telegraph lines
BLACKMORE, Charles C.
Bracket  
U Specimen known 1,365,411 January 11, 1921 Guy Clamp
A strong and durable guy strain clamp.
KEARNEY, Samuel G.
Clamp  
U 1,371,855 March 15, 1921 Insulator
Self-tying slot top
BULLER, Henry W.
Self-tying Slot Top  
U 1,373,519 April 5, 1921 Lightning Rod Connector
Lightning rod coupling composed of a Y-shaped channel to hold the conductor and provide two connections
MEYER, George
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 1,373,576 April 5, 1921 Electric Insulator
Suspension insulator composed of several parts to withstand tension
THOMAS, Percy H.
Suspension  
U 1,374,029 April 5, 1921 Tone Foot for Phonographs
A rubber base with glass insert to support phonograph legs
PRICKETT, William H.
Piano  
U Specimen known 1,381,594 June 14, 1921 Strain-Insulator Sign
Combination strain insulator and sign to indicate voltage, etc. Car-Stop They were made by the American Porcelain Co.
SAUEREISEN, Christian F.
Strain  
U 1,381,695 June 14, 1921 Porcelain Tube Heading Machine
Machine for making wall tubes
BEATTY, Thomas W.
Wall Tube  
U 1,381,838 June 14, 1921 Insulator Support
Steel pins for crossarm made from one metal rod integral to the wooden crossarm and acts a braces for the crossarm.
JACKSON, Berry B.
Pin  
U 1,382,483 June 21, 1921 Electric Line Wire Insulator
Self-tying slot top with circular slot
DECKER, John G.
Self-tying Slot Top  
U 1,385,638 July 26, 1921 Supporting Bracket
Steel pin with lag screw and spring for threads
MILLER, Charles E.
Pin  
U 1,388,217 August 23, 1921 Insulator
Metal cap to secure conductor to the top of the insulator
THOMAS, Cyril H.
Miscellaneous  
U 1,390,118 September 6, 1921 Insulator
Knob
FRIDRICHSEN, Peter Christian Carl
Knob  
U 1,403,717 January 17, 1922 Insulator
Strain or suspension in compression
STEINBERGER, Louis
Electrose  
U 1,406,696 February 14, 1922 Self-Cooling Strain Insulator
Electrose strain insulator
STEINBERGER, Louis
Strain  
U 1,406,697 February 14, 1922 Self-Cooling Strain Insulator
Electrose strain insulator
STEINBERGER, Louis
Strain  
U Specimen known 1,407,550 February 21, 1922 Method and Machine for Forming Impressions in Plastic Articles
Threading porcelain by gyrating the thread mandrel (""wobbler"" method)
LAPP, John
Thread  
U Specimen known 1,424,924 August 8, 1922 Method of Producing Clay Bodies
Vacuum process for removing air from the clay. Patent was owned by Lapp Insulator Co.
LAPP, Grover W.
Vacuum  
U 1,426,516 August 22, 1922 Insulator
Electrose strain insulator with side ribs
STEINBERGER, Louis
Electrose  
U 1,426,788 August 22, 1922 Insulator Strain Member
Metal interlocking members for an Electrose strain insulator
STEINBERGER, Louis
Strain  
U 1,431,166 October 10, 1922 Glass
Boro-silicate glass
LOCKE, Fred M.
Boron  
U 1,443,657 January 30, 1923 Insulator
Electrose suspension insulator
STEINBERGER, Louis
Suspension  
U 1,444,434 February 6, 1923 Insulator Supporting Pin
Pin with corkscrew for threading into bottom of Electrose insulator
STEINBERGER, Louis
Pin  
U 1,446,135 February 20, 1923 Insulator
Electrose high voltage insulator with special steel pin threaded at the bottom
STEINBERGER, Louis
Electrose  
U 1,446,523 February 27, 1923 Insulator
Suspension, disk made of Electrose with metal cap
STEINBERGER, Louis
Suspension  
U 1,447,359 March 6, 1923 Ventilated Line Insulator
Electrose pintype insulator with holes in the center to ventilate and reduce heat
STEINBERGER, Louis
Electrose  
U 1,448,096 March 13, 1923 Strain Insulator
Electrose strain insulator
STEINBERGER, Louis
Strain  
U 1,448,604 March 13, 1923 Column Strain Insulator
Electrose strain insulator
STEINBERGER, Louis
Strain  
U 1,451,968 April 17, 1923 Insulator
Electrose strain insulator
STEINBERGER, Louis
Strain  
U 1,453,201 April 24, 1923 Strain Insulator
Electrose strain insulator
STEINBERGER, Louis
Strain  
U 1,463,852 August 7, 1923 Electric Line Insulator
Insulator with fuse inserted between the petticoats and a plug to hold it in place
STEPHENS, Benjamin George Claude
Fuse Holder  
U 1,467,922 September 11, 1923 Lightning Rod
Lightning rod for roof peaks with Y-shaped connector bolted below the conductor and nailed to the roof
CREIGHTON, Melvin
Lightning Rod  
U 1,468,042 September 18, 1923 Column Strain Insulator
Electrose strain insulator
STEINBERGER, Louis
Strain  
U 1,468,043 September 18, 1923 Insulator Supporting Pin
Electrose pin
STEINBERGER, Louis
Pin  
U 1,468,044 September 18, 1923 Line Insulator
Metal thimble in Electrose pintype insulator and internal cavity to cool insulator
STEINBERGER, Louis
Electrose  
U 1,470,322 October 9, 1923 Wireless Tie Insulator
Self-tying via fingers
FREDERICK, Harry A.
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
D 63,324 November 20, 1923 Design for a Bottle
Design for Bottle (J.J. Flynn)
ROOT, Chapman J.
HU  
U 1,474,736 November 20, 1923 Insulator
Knob
SCHAUB, Ferdinand
Knob  
U 1,475,722 November 27, 1923 Insulator for Telephone and High Tension Conductors
Self-tying slot top and clip
ROMANDY, Joseph
Self-tying Slot Top  
U Specimen known 1,487,355 March 18, 1924 Drawer Knob
Glass drawer knob with screw threads for screwing into the drawer
OVERMYER, Charles G.
Drawer Knob  
U 1,492,496 April 29, 1924 Insulator and Transposition Device
Transposition insulator with internal channels to transpose the wires
VERNOR, Thomas A.
Transposition  
U 1,493,054 May 6, 1924 Ball and Socket Insulator Connection
Ball and socket connection for an Electrose strain insulator
STEINBERGER, Louis
Strain  
U 1,494,023 May 13, 1924 Insulator Bracket
Bracket made of stamped metal to fit upright in hole in crossarm or over top of crossarm to hang down and spool insulator mounted underneath
ROLFE, Charles A.
Bracket  
U 1,500,626 July 8, 1924 Supporting Insulator
Bracket for wireholder knobs and knob with lag screw
KYLE, William D.
Bracket  
U 1,501,732 July 15, 1924 Column Strain Insulator
Electrose strain insulator
STEINBERGER, Louis
Strain  
U 1,504,859 August 12, 1924 Adjustable Secondary Rack
An adjustable wireholder rack bracket whick allows the spool insulators to be adjusted up or down.
BRADY, William P.
Bracket  
U 1,506,863 September 2, 1924 Suspension Insulator
Suspension with metal cap on top and underneath
PLIMPTON, Bentley A.
Suspension  
U 1,509,074 September 16, 1924 Insulator
Self-tying clamp top
WILSON, James Leslie
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 1,509,645 September 23, 1924 Insulator
Self-tying
FOSS, Marvin J.
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 1,510,521 October 7, 1924 Glass
Boro-silicate glass
LOCKE, Fred M.
Boron  
U 1,510,789 October 7, 1924 Electric Wire Cleat
Cleat with separate top part so one wire can be removed without disturbing the other
LEVANDOFSKY, John
Cleat  
U 1,512,944 October 28, 1924 Conductor Holder
Device to hold conductor of telephone and telegraphs lines while line is being strung
NESS, John A.
NESS, Walter
Miscellaneous  
U 1,513,291 October 28, 1924 Insulator
Electrose strain insulator
STEINBERGER, Louis
Strain  
U 1,513,931 November 4, 1924 Lightning Rod Point Support
Lighting rod with supporting feet for tiled roof peaks that fit over ridge tiles and under the tile edges
REA, Ernest C.
Lightning Rod  
U 1,515,864 November 18, 1924 Method of Testing Insulators
Testing method by extending the flashover distance
LAPP, Grover W.
Testing  
U 1,516,884 November 25, 1924 Wireless Tie Insulator
Self-tying via side fingers
FREDERICK, Harry A.
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 1,520,218 December 23, 1924 Insulator Bracket
Bracket made of stamped metal
BARNARD, Thomas A.
Bracket  
U Specimen known 1,521,433 December 30, 1924 Indicating Insulator
Knob
CHARLTON, Robert W.
Knob  
U 1,523,164 January 13, 1925 Insulator Supporting Bracket
Bracket made of stamped metal
BARNARD, Thomas H.
TAYLOR, Herbert M.
Bracket  
U 1,524,141 January 27, 1925 Rack
Secondary rack bracket made by stamping sheet metal.
KYLE, William D.
Bracket/secondary Rack  
U 1,524,407 January 27, 1925 Insulator for Suspended High Tension Electric Wires
Strain for horizontal with cupped ends with downward drip edges
RENAUDIN, Alfred
Strain  
U 1,525,229 February 3, 1925 Means for Mounting Insulator Pins
Steel pin and bracket for mounting on a crossarm with a clamping system not dependent on the size of the crossarm
COTTON, Charles S.
Pin  
U 1,528,580 March 3, 1925 Insulator Pin
Unique hollow steel pin with bottom halves that widen when the insulator is screwed down on the pin thus gripping the hole in the crossarm and securing the pin and allowing a tap wire to run from the line conductor down through the center of the pin
STAUB, Arthur J.
Pin  
U 1,529,259 March 10, 1925 Glass
Alumino-silicate glass (Corning's Flameware)
LOCKE, Fred M.
LOCKE, Fred J.
Alumino  
U 1,530,298 March 17, 1925 Knob
Knob with side grooves
CHAMBLESS, Young J.
LEE, Ammie L.
Knob  
D 67,238 May 5, 1925 Design for a Bottle
Design for Bottle (Queen City, Grand Pop)
SCHWENCK, Frederick
HU  
D 67,311 May 12, 1925 Design for a Bottle
Design for Bottle (Pay Day)
SCHWENCK, Frederick
HU  
U 1,538,428 May 19, 1925 Pole Line Insulator
Self-tying odd insulator screwed into cut-out in top of crossarm
EMMONS, Albert F.
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 1,538,946 May 26, 1925 Lightning Rod Connector
Lightning rod with Y-shaped connector pressed out of sheet metal, folded in half around the conductor, and halves secured together by bending over the metal tabs
MOORE, Ira M.
Lightning Rod  
U 1,556,440 October 6, 1925 Press for Making Insulators and the Like
Press for forming threads in porcelain insulators and to prevent damaging the threaded pinhole once formed
HIBBARD, Robert L.
Press  
U 1,558,268 October 20, 1925 Coupling for Sectional Rods
Lightning rod coupling the fits over spiralled rods and crimps tight against the end and screws to other couplings (see 1,140,052)
MAST, Louis L.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 1,562,817 November 24, 1925 Piano Glide
Glass shell with bottom made of polished hardwood to aid in moving piano and act as an insulator
WISMER, George C.
Piano  
U 1,564,918 December 8, 1925 Insulator Clamp
Clamp fitting in tie-wire groove to hold conductor
WILLIAMS, Joseph Thomas
Clamp  
D 69,185 January 5, 1926 Design for a Bottle
Design for bottle shaped like head of cabbage or lettuce
MCABEE, Philip W.
Bottle  
U 1,572,242 February 9, 1926 Beverage Cooler and Dispenser
Beverage cooler
MCLAUGHLIN, William
McLaughlin  
U 1,572,730 February 9, 1926 Batch for Making Ceramic Material and to a Ceramic Material Made Therefrom
Porcelain composition for insulator using manganese
LOCKE, Fred M.
LOCKE, Fred J.
Porcelain  
U 1,574,495 February 23, 1926 Beverage Dispenser
Syrup dispenser for beverages
LOOK, Carrol A.
McLaughlin  
U 1,574,883 March 2, 1926 Method and Apparatus for Cementing Insulators
Machine to vibrate insulator to improve cementing of the parts
HARVEY, William F.
Manufacturing  
U 1,575,484 March 2, 1926 Insulator Bracket
Bracket with lag screw for wireholder knob
HOENIG, Harry E.
Bracket  
U 1,586,642 June 1, 1926 Insulator Pin
Steel pin and bracket combination stamped out of sheet metal and bolted around the crossarm
ARNDT, John P.
Pin  
U 1,591,883 July 6, 1926 Insulator Pin
Steel pin with lag screw and spring for threads
PEIRCE, JR., Charles L.
Pin  
U 1,592,042 July 13, 1926 Insulator
Knob
NEWMAN, Maurice H.
GILARDIN, William A.
Knob  
U 1,594,015 July 27, 1926 Beverage Cooler and Dispenser
Beverage cooler and dispenser for orange and other fruit juices that have sediment
MCLAUGHLIN, William
McLaughlin  
U 1,596,931 August 24, 1926 Insulator
Slack wire cylindrical insulator and mounting clip
JOYCE, Bryan P.
Slack Wire  
U 1,602,918 October 12, 1926 Insulator
Knob
MARTINEZ, Woodward J.
Knob  
U 1,603,003 October 12, 1926 Fixing Means for Bolts
Steel pin designed with flanges on top and bottom of hole bored in crossarm to keep out water
ENNIS, William F.
Pin  
D Specimen known 71,289 October 19, 1926 Design for a Bottle
Design for Blatz soda bottle
MCABEE, Philip W.
Bottle  
U 1,608,029 November 23, 1926 Insulator
Suspension insulator
LOCKE, Fred M.
Suspension  
U Specimen known 1,620,804 March 15, 1927 Insulator
Tree insulator bracket for CD 1038 (see 1,721,657)
CUTTER, Scott C.
Insulator  
U 1,625,645 April 19, 1927 Insulator
Clamp type
FORT, Louis
Clamp Type  
U 1,626,042 April 26, 1927 Glass
Boro-silicate glass
LOCKE, Fred M.
Boron  
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  
U 1,649,697 November 15, 1927 Lightning Rod Support
Lightning rod with supporting feet for tiled roof peaks that fit over ridge tiles and under the tile edges
HOOVENS, Amasa G.
Lightning Rod  
U 1,652,693 December 13, 1927 Cut-Out Insulator
Fuse holder
BAILEY, Thomas
Fuse Holder  
D 74,274 January 17, 1928 Design for a Bottle
Design for a Bottle (Tehel's)
ROOT, Chapman J.
HU  
U 1,657,035 January 24, 1928 Suspension Insulator with Hood and Deformable Pivoting System Forming an Articulated Joint
Suspension cemented pin with pivot joint
RICHARD, Augusto
Suspension  
U 1,663,421 March 20, 1928 Line Breaker
Breaker insulator similar to guy strain
STUBBINGS, Edwin L.
Breaker  
U 1,664,172 March 27, 1928 Insulator
Knob with metal hook to hold wire
HOLLER, John R.
Knob  
U 1,666,326 April 17, 1928 Lightning Rod
Lightning rod made of locked seam copper tubing that can be easily formed, wrapped around other rods and conductors, and with ends that slip together and readily riveted
DALLAS, Charles D.
Lightning Rod  
U 1,666,670 April 17, 1928 Lightning Rod Air Terminal Bracket
Lightning rod with attachment bracket to secure conductor and fit over tiled roof peaks, metal roof peaks, or raised edges of buildings
SCHNOEBELEN, Clement A.
Lightning Rod  
U 1,668,581 May 8, 1928 Electrical Insulating Knob
Knob (Canada)
BROWN, Donald M.
Knob  
U 1,670,429 May 22, 1928 Pin for Insulators
Steel pin and bracket combination stamped out of sheet metal and bolted around the crossarm
ARNDT, John Philip
Pin  
U 1,670,853 May 22, 1928 Piano Insulator
Glass base with metal and rubber cup to support the piano leg
GEBHARD, Carl
Piano  
U 1,672,059 June 5, 1928 Insulator
Multipart cement joint with alternating elastic bands & coated surfaces
COOK, William S.
Multipart  
U 1,675,589 July 3, 1928 Insulator
Self-tying slot top via separate piece (similar to Ransom patent)
BABINEAU, Oliver D.
Self-tying Slot Top  
U 1,682,288 August 28, 1928 Lightning Rod Construction
Lightning rod with ornamental support stand and method of attaching to roof peaks or sloped roof
KRETZER, Sidney D.
Lightning Rod  
U 1,684,312 September 11, 1928 Electrical Insulator
Self-tying slot top
FISCHER, John J.
PAYNE, Warren R.
Self-tying Slot Top  
U Specimen known 1,688,411 October 23, 1928 Electrical Insulator
Crown cable & tie wire groove arced to reduce stress from wire/cable
COOK, William S.
Crown  
U 1,689,073 October 23, 1928 Indenting Tool
Tool used to roll across the surface of a clay insulatot to form indentions or a rough surface to produce a better griping surface for cement.
HARVEY, William F.
Tool  
U Specimen known 1,690,596 November 6, 1928 Insulator Pin
Steel pin with saddle and U-bracket to secure to the crossarm
SEYLER, Carl P.
Pin  
U 1,691,964 November 20, 1928 Insulator Locking Device
Pin with locking device to fit in threads to secure insulator
DICKEY, Ray S.
CARNAHAN, Paul A.
Pin  
U 1,702,235 February 12, 1929 System of Line Insulation and Insulators Therefor
Odd Electrose insulator
STEINBERGER, Louis
Insulator  
U 1,706,987 March 26, 1929 Electric Wire Insulator
Bushing
SCHAFFLER, Oscar
Bushing  
U 1,707,054 March 26, 1929 Insulator
Strain type (impractical)
DOELTER, Otto
Strain  
U 1,709,805 April 16, 1929 Method of Making Insulator Supports
Secondary rack stamped out of one piece of sheet metal. (see patent 1,917,322)
PEIRCE, JR., Charles L.
Bracket/secondary Rack  
U 1,712,327 May 7, 1929 Glass-Serving Apparatus
Method of delivering molten slugs of glass
BROOKE, Homer
Manufacturing  
U 1,712,432 May 7, 1929 Electrical Insulator Assembly
Suspension using Hewletts for novel electric switch
HAGERMAN, Alva Lloyd
Suspension  
U 1,712,860 May 14, 1929 Transposition Pin
Pin (metal) through crossarm for transposition
WEIMAR, Robert
Pin  
D 78,667 May 28, 1929 Design for a Bottle
Design for Bottle (Billy Boy)
TAYLOR, Arch B.
HU  
U 1,718,259 June 25, 1929 Insulator
Cleat - self-tying
SCOTT, Arthur C.
RUPE, William G.
Cleat  
U Specimen known 1,721,657 July 23, 1929 Insulator
Tree insulator (porcelain) improved with ribs - strengthening (see 1,620,804)
CUTTER, Scott C.
Tree  
U 1,731,099 October 8, 1929 Method of Forming a Cement-Receiving Surface on an Insulator Section
Improve cement adhesion by using a special roller tool to form a rough surface similar to that obtained by sanding.
HARVEY, William F.
Cement  
U 1,738,875 December 10, 1929 Insulator Pin
Wooden pin strengthened with a metal collar
DUFFY, Ralph E.
Pin  
U 1,742,628 January 7, 1930 High Tension Insulator
Fog type suspension & pin-type insulator with external petticoats (see 1,858,611) Patent was owned by Lapp Insulator Co.
BARFOED, Svend
Fog Type  
U 1,744,674 January 21, 1930 Insulator Pin
Pin that holds insulator at an angle against strain on turns in the conductor
PORTER, Edward Y.
Pin  
U 1,748,884 February 25, 1930 Leakproof Insulator
Bell shaped radio antenna insulator to protect wire from getting wet from rain or snow.
KITTS, David Roscoe
Antenna  
U 1,754,101 April 8, 1930 Insulator and Mold for Casting the Same
Hewlett style insulator made by casting
HAQUIN, Henri Louis Joseph
Suspension  
U 1,759,253 May 20, 1930 Insulator
Suspension insulator assembly with porcelain insulator in compression without the need for cement.
GERHARDT, Roy C.
Suspension  
U 1,761,671 June 3, 1930 Secondary Rack
Secondary rack or wireholder with rounded edges to more easily allow wire to be pulled through it during installation.
HUSTED, Norris C.
Bracket  
U 1,770,138 July 8, 1930 Insulator Rack
Metal bracket for wire holders or secondary racks.
HUSTED, Norris C.
Bracket  
U Specimen known 1,772,184 August 5, 1930 Dead End Wire Connection
Deadend insulator with insulator that fit in steel loop bracket (RACO deadend bracket)
LAVARACK, William H. B.
PATTERSON, Ray
Deadend  
U 1,776,538 September 23, 1930 Apparatus for Serving Glass
Method of delivering molten slugs of glass
BROOKE, Homer
Manufacturing  
U 1,779,811 October 28, 1930 Method of Manufacturing Insulators
Press for making skirts/petticoats in one-piece porcelain (replaces casting)
HARVEY, William F.
Press  
U 1,786,458 December 30, 1930 Insulating Nontilting Stool
Insulated stool composed of multiple plies of hardwood with extended legs. Pintype insulators are used to support the legs and insulate the stool.
SHIPMAN, Emanuel F.
Stool  
U 1,790,273 January 27, 1931 Insulator
Wireholder with internal threaded metal core to receive a threaded shank that can be fixed to a wall
LEE, Leffman H.
Wireholder  
U 1,806,170 May 19, 1931 Bracket and Dead-End Insulator
Double deadend bracket with two spool insulators.
LAW, Stanley W.
Bracket/wireholder  
T No text available 285,930 May 26, 1931 Trademark
Trademark for HB Trademark (serial 312,912)
 
HI  
U 1,807,878 June 2, 1931 Insulator Supporting Post
Steel pin with sheet metal threads
SEYLER, Carl P.
Pin  
U 1,808,595 June 2, 1931 Lightning Rod Coupler
Lightning rod coupling with either male or female threads that is square and fits over and crimped to end of rods
CRIPE, Earnest C.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
U 1,810,950 June 23, 1931 Insulator
Rubber self-tying insulator
EARHART, Albert C.
Rubber  
U 1,815,598 July 21, 1931 Insulating Member for High Tension Construction
Wooden shaft with metal fittings to insulate guy wires on high voltage transmission poles
STROUP, Charles L.
Wood  
U 1,818,494 August 11, 1931 Lightning Rod Point Connection
Lightning rod with swiveling support that can be screwed to the roof
MERSHIMER, Lawrence M.
Lightning Rod