Hemingray Insulator Profile: CD 1070  
This is a dead-end spool style produced by Hemingray. The earlier versions were embossed with "Nº109" and are less common. I was the first to come across the [010] embossing at the Long Beach National show in 1996. 

Dimensions: 3 1/8" H x 4" W
Primary
Embossing:
HEMINGRAY
Years Produced:
c.1910s-1930s
Style Number:109
Rarity Scale (1-10): Fairly Common (4)
Usage: Dead End Spool
Trade Name: Secondary Rack Spool Insulator
Known Embossings (5) Collapse
 
HEMINGRAY Unlisted (F-Umbrella) HEMINGRAY-109 / [Numbers] (R-Umbrella) MADE IN U.S.A. SB Photo
HEMINGRAY [010] (F-Umbrella) HEMINGRAY (R-Umbrella) Nº 109 SB Photo
HEMINGRAY [020] (F-Umbrella) HEMINGRAY - 109 (R-Umbrella) MADE IN U.S.A. SB Photo
HEMINGRAY [030] (F-Umbrella) HEMINGRAY - 109/[Numbers and dots] (R-Umbrella) MADE IN U.S.A./[Number] SB Photo
HEMINGRAY [040] (F-Umbrella) HEMINGRAY/MADE IN U.S.A. (R-Umbrella) Nº 109 SB Photo

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

Unverified Embossings
Year Removed


CD 1070 Insulators for Sale
Photos (click to enlarge) Description / Condition Color Current Price
Guide Value
Sale Price
PhotoPhoto CD 1070 HEM [020]

Popular dead-end style spool made by Hemingray in a beautiful orange amber color. Condition is fair, with a thumbnail-size chip on the outer skirt and one patch of flaking above the wire groove. Even has a couple of neat milk swirls inside. Priced on low end of book value.
Orange Amber $50-75 $50
SOLD!



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