Item 59

Price Realized:  $825
U-220A & U-220B Fred M Locke Two Piece Transposition
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Item: 59  Description: U-220A & U-220B Fred M Locke. Here’s a rare & classic F M Locke Two Piece Transposition! View 3 shows the I-4 marking which reads, Pat’d May. 22, 1894 / Fred M. Locke. View 4 shows the two parts separated. View 5 shows inside the two halves. The bottom is  Grade B-Minus for a half-dozen small flakes & nibbles on the wire ridge and a thin fracture line shown at the 2 o’clock position in View 5. The top is  Grade B for an inside flake shown at the 11 o’clock position in View 5; and a couple nibbles on the outer surface. This is an exceedingly rare porcelain insulator and the first two piece Fred Locke transposition we’ve ever sold.
Estimate: $900 - $1,200  Open: $450
Price Realized:  $825