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Y.” is known, but only a very few examples have been found by collectors. 55 FULTON ST (1868-1882); 45 CLIFF ST (1882-1889) and 83 FULTON ST (1889-1893) are embossings found that may help date a particular example.The production of electrical insulators rapidly increased in the late 1860s and ’70s, until by the 1880s a large percentage of their glass production consisted of insulators for telegraph and telephone lines. However, it’s probable some molds were continued to be used for a length of time after the office changed locations.Brookfield made many (if not all) of the “RRR / Radway’s Ready Relief” patent medicine bottles, as mentioned in a trade magazine article ( Sept 9, 1875).That article is reproduced here, courtesy of Bob Stahr and Bob Berry, at the Insulator Gazette database website: Large quantities of square pickle bottles, chow-chow (tomato/vegetable pickle relish) jars, and many containers for “Vinegar Bitters” were made, as mentioned in that article.Insulators are considered a dime a dozen, but are of some interest to collectors.If you can find one other than green or clear it might be of considerable value.A cylinder whiskey or wine-type bottle is known to exist which is embossed “BUSHWICK GLASS WORKS” in a circle on the base.
Most were evidently unmarked, and/or were made for companies with only the product or company name embossed on them.Evidently it is a very rarely seen item, and probably dates from the 1860s or 1870s.A very rare type of fruit jar embossed “Brookfield/55/Fulton St/N. Brookfield maintained business offices in Manhattan throughout most if its history, and those office addresses were embossed on many of the earlier insulators.For a period of approximately 57 years, huge quantities of insulators marked “W. It’s likely some of the very earliest insulator styles that were made (circa 1864-1868) were not marked with a manufacturer’s name, and so remain currently unidentified as Bushwick products. This style dates from the late 1870s into early 1880s." width="640" height="1011" srcset="https:// https:// https:// sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" /CD 126 style telegraph line insulator made by Brookfield at their Brooklyn NY plant.CD 115 Brookfield insulator " data-medium-file="https:// data-large-file="https:// class="wp-image-1194 size-medium" title="CD 115 telephone insulator, marked BROOKFIELD (this is the same style/shape as the "HEMINGRAY-10" made by Hemingray Glass Company)" src="https:// alt="CD 115 Brookfield Insulator" width="233" height="300" srcset="https:// https:// sizes="(max-width: 233px) 100vw, 233px" / Brookfield made insulators for various utility companies, (telephone companies, railroads, electric power companies) and some of these are found with embossed initials / names on them, such as A. This one is marked with shop number “4” and the 55 FULTON ST. Most examples of this type date from the late 1870s into the 1880s.
However, production of insulators may have ceased at Brooklyn soon after the Old Bridge NJ plant was in full operation, leaving the Brooklyn location to concentrate exclusively on bottle production, especially beer bottles. 1911-1921) " data-medium-file="https:// data-large-file="https:// class="wp-image-1789 size-large" title="CD 152 Brookfield (type made c. This is the same style of telegraph insulator as those marked "HEMINGRAY NO 40" made by Hemingray Glass Company." src="https:// alt="CD 152 Brookfield (type made c.