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Pole Top Discoveries' April 2020 Auction (Closed #202316)

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#182 734 McMicking. Aqua.

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#182     734     MC MICKING      VICTORIA B.C. 75      Aqua.

Robert McMicking was one of the "Overlanders" who travelled from eastern Canada to the West in the 1860's.  He was employed on the "Collins" line in British Columbia, and later became involved with other areas of the communication industry.  Most McMicking insulators now in collections were recovered at two locations along the North Thompson River in British Columbia.  They were part of the materials left behind in the mid 1870's when an attempt to construct a cross Canada land line was abandoned.

Amber wisps in the glass add a touch of extra character.

Very near mint.