Hemingray Insulator Profile: CD 160  
This style is nicknamed the "baby signal" because it resembles a miniature version of the popular signal style (CD 162). The earliest ones produced bear the "H.G.Co." embossing. Later, this style was numbered the No.14. Hemingray also manufactured these for "S.S.&Co.", which is believed to stand for Shay, Stevens & Co. 

Dimensions: 3 1/4" H x 2 3/4" W
Primary
Embossings:
• H.G.CO.
• HEMINGRAY
• S.S.&CO.
Years Produced:
c.1880s-c.1956
Style Numbers:14, 40
Rarity Scale (1-10): Very Common (2)
Usage: Telephone Rural
Trade Name: Deep Groove Double Petticoat Pony
Hobby Nickname: Baby Signal
Mold Variation Collapse

Narrow Dome Variant

In later Hemingray molds, the dome is more narrow and skirt is more flared. This appears to be the last mold style produced, and is more commonly found with the small stamped style embossing (large stamped embossing shown).

Known Embossings (45) Collapse
 
H.G.CO. [005] (F-Skirt) H G CO/PATENT MAY 2 1893 {Note no periods} (R-Skirt) PETTICOAT SDP < WANTED! 
H.G.CO. [010] (F-Skirt) H.G.CO. (R-Skirt) PETTICOAT RDP < WANTED! 
H.G.CO. [020] (F-Skirt) H.G.CO. (R-Skirt) PETTICOAT SB < WANTED! 
H.G.CO. [030] (F-Skirt) H.G.CO. (R-Skirt) PETTICOAT SDP Photo
H.G.CO. [040] (F-Skirt) H.G.CO./PATENT MAY 2 1893 (R-Skirt) PETTICOAT RDP Photo
H.G.CO. [050] (F-Skirt) H.G.CO./PATENT MAY 2 1893 (R-Skirt) PETTICOAT SDP
NEW! H.G.CO. [052] (F-Skirt) H.G.CO./PATENT MAY 2 1893 (R-Skirt) PETT1COAT/[Blotted out embossing] {Note '1' in place of 'I' in 'PETT1COAT'} SDP
NEW! H.G.CO. [054] (F-Skirt) H.G.CO./PATENT MAY 2 1893 (R-Skirt) PETT1COAT {Note 'I' in PETTICOAT is a '1'} SDP
H.G.CO. [060] (F-Skirt) H.G.CO./PATENT MAY 2 1893 (R-Skirt) PETTICOAT {Smooth base mold; transition style embossing} SDP < WANTED! 
H.G.CO. [070] (F-Skirt) H.G.CO./PATENT MAY 2 1893 (R-Skirt) PETTICOAT {'C' is engraved over an 'O'} SDP Photo
H.G.CO. [080] (F-Skirt) H.G.CO./PATENT MAY 2 1893 (R-Skirt) PETTICOAT {'E' is engraved over an '8'} SDP < WANTED! 
H.G.CO. [085] (F-Skirt) H.G.CO./PATENT MAY 2 1893 (R-Skirt) PETTICOAT {'E' is engraved over an 'A'} SDP Photo
H.G.CO. [090] (F-Skirt) H.G.CO./PATENT MAY 2 1893 (R-Skirt) PETTICOET {Note spelling} SDP < WANTED! 
H.G.CO. [095] (F-Skirt) H.G.CO./PATENT MAY 2 1893 ['9' is an upside down 'G'] (R-Skirt) PETTICOAT SDP < WANTED! 
H.G.CO. [097] (F-Skirt) H.G.CO./PATENT MAY 2 1893 {First 'T' is engraved over a 'T'; '89' is engraved over an '89'} (R-Skirt) PETTICOAT SDP < WANTED! 
H.G.CO. [100] (F-Skirt) H.G.CO./PATENT MAY 2 1893 {'P' is engraved over an 'M'} (R-Skirt) PEITTICOAT {Note spelling} SDP Photo
H.G.CO. [105] (F-Skirt) H.G.CO./['A' blotted out]/PATENT MAY 2 1893 (R-Skirt) PETTICOAT {Smooth base mold; transition style embossing} SDP < WANTED! 
H.G.CO. [110] (F-Skirt) H.G.CO./PATTENT MAY 2 1893 {Note spelling} (R-Skirt) PETTICOAT SDP Photo
H.G.CO. [120] (F-Skirt) H.G.CO./A (R-Skirt) PETTICOAT SB < WANTED! 
H.G.CO. [130] (F-Skirt) H.G.CO./A (R-Skirt) PETTICOAT SDP Photo
H.G.CO. [140] (F-Skirt) H.G.CO./['S.S. & Co. MFG'S./CHICAGO' blotted out]/Nº 40 (R-Skirt) DOUBLE/PETTICOAT SB < WANTED! 
H.G.CO. [150] (F-Skirt) H.G.CO./PATENT.MAY.2.1893. {Note extra periods} (R-Skirt) PETTICOAT SDP < WANTED! 
NEW! H.G.CO. [160] (F-Skirt) H.G.CO/PATENT.MAY.2.1893. {Note extra periods} (R-Skirt) PETT1COAT {Note 'I' is a '1'} SDP Photo
HEMINGRAY [005] (Dome) [Number] (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY-14/[Number] (R-Skirt) MADE IN U.S.A. RDP < WANTED! 
HEMINGRAY [010] (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY (R-Skirt) Nº14 RDP
HEMINGRAY [020] (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY (R-Skirt) Nº14 SDP
NEW! HEMINGRAY [022] (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY {Note 'I' is upside down 'L'} (R-Skirt) NO 14 {Note 'O' in 'º' is large} SDP Photo
HEMINGRAY [025] (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY (R-Skirt) Nº14 {'1' is upside down} SDP Photo
HEMINGRAY [030] (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY-14 (R-Skirt) MADE IN U.S.A. RDP Photo
HEMINGRAY [040] (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY-14 (R-Skirt) MADE IN U.S.A. SDP
HEMINGRAY [050] (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY-14 (R-Skirt) MADE IN U.S.A./[Numbers and dots] RDP Photo
HEMINGRAY [060] (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY-14 (R-Skirt) MADE IN U.S.A./['Nº14' blotted out] SDP Photo
NEW! HEMINGRAY [065] HEMINGRAY-14 (R-Skirt) MADE IN U.S.A./['HEMINGRAY' blotted out] RDP < WANTED! 
HEMINGRAY [070] (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY-14/PETTICOAT (R-Skirt) MADE IN U.S.A./PATENT MAY 2 1893 SDP < WANTED! 
HEMINGRAY [080] (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY-14/PETTICOAT (R-Skirt) MADE IN U.S.A./[Blotted out embossing]/PATENT MAY 2 1893 SDP < WANTED! 
HEMINGRAY [085] (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY-14/[Number] (R-Skirt) MADE IN U.S.A. RDP Photo
HEMINGRAY [090] (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY-14/[Numbers and dots] (R-Skirt) MADE IN U.S.A. RDP
HEMINGRAY [100] (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY-14/[Numbers and dots] (R-Skirt) MADE IN U.S.A./[Number] RDP
HEMINGRAY [110] (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY-14/[Number] (R-Skirt) MADE IN U.S.A./['HEMINGRAY' blotted out] RDP < WANTED! 
HEMINGRAY [120] (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY-14/['H.G.CO.' blotted out]/PATENT MAY 2 1893 (R-Skirt) MADE IN U.S.A./PETTICOAT SDP Photo
HEMINGRAY [130] (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY-14/['HEMINGRAY-14' blotted out] (R-Skirt) MADE IN U.S.A./['MADE IN U.S.A.' blotted out]/[Numbers and dots] {Smaller embossing replaces large} RDP Photo
HEMINGRAY [165] (F-Skirt) HEWINGRAY {Note spelling} (R-Skirt) NO.14/['Nº' blotted out] SDP Photo
HEMINGRAY [170] (F-Skirt) HEWINGRAY {Note spelling} (R-Skirt) Nº14 SDP
HEMINGRAY [180] (F-Skirt) HEWINGRAY-14 {Note spelling} (R-Skirt) MADE IN U.S.A./['Nº14' blotted out] SDP Photo
S.S.&CO. [010] (F-Skirt) S.S & Co. MFG'S./CHICAGO/Nº 40 (R-Skirt) DOUBLE/PETTICOAT SB Photo

The following embossings were removed from the price guide because they could not be verified to exist:

Unverified Embossings
Year Removed
HEMINGRAY [140] (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY / PATENT MAY 2 1893 (R-Skirt) MADE IN U.S.A. / PETTICOAT SDP 2003
HEMINGRAY [150] (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY / ['H.G.CO. / PATENT MAY 2 1893' blotted out] (R-Skirt) MADE IN U.S.A. / ['PETTICOAT' blotted out] SDP 2003
HEMINGRAY [160] (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY / ['H.G.CO.' blotted out] (R-Skirt) MADE IN U.S.A. SDP 2003





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