Item 244

Price Realized:  $200
Miscellaneous: Butterfly with Bubble Wings
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Item: 244  Description: Miscellaneous: “Butterfly” with “Bubble Wings”. This tiny French insulator was made by Folembray. It measures 2 3/8th inches wide by 1 3/8th inches tall. It has a hole through the center as shown in View 3. And this example is quite unusual. Take note of those bubbles in the bottom halves of each ear. The “butterfly was used indoors for household electricity, similar to the miniature knob shown as Item 65. The embossing is weak on the “butterfly” but “FOL.” Is embossed upside down on one side and the number 553 on the other. View 4 and View 5 are illustrations of the “butterfly” from a Folembray catalog.  Grade A-Minus: Nibbles round the base.
Estimate: $50 - $75  Open: $30
Price Realized:  $200