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The pin is part of a type of electrical insulator -- a device that keeps electrical current from "leaking" out of lines.
The insulator with the pin (that screws into the base of the porcelain insulator) was patented in 1865.
About This Item
- Title: Electrical insulator pin, ca. 1917
- Creation Date: circa 1917
- Subject Date: circa 1917
- Media: Galvanized iron, wood
- Local Code: 2004.090.4393
- Collection: Central Maine Power Company collection
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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