Item 361

Price Realized:  $150
CD 102  VTS Industrial Ruby Red
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Item: 361  Description: CD 102 VTS Industrial. Ruby Red Glass with Milky Swirls. VTS was a supplier of telephone components located in Salome, Arizona. The website, collectinginsulators.com, states that the owner of the company, Steve Hilsz, had these made as a novelty advertising paperweight in 1977. 500 were made in red glass and 100 in peacock blue.  Grade B-Plus: Heavy annealing line shows behind the “8” on the reverse. These are identified in the Price Guide in the commemorative section as SI 102-3.250. Want to own an elusive Ruby Red insulator? Here’s your chance.
Estimate: $200 - $250  Open: $120
Price Realized:  $150