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Pole Top Discoveries' Auction #2203 Closed in June.

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Pole Top Discoveries' February Sale #2202 (Closed #541516)

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#2202       734      MC MICKING      "Leaner."      Aqua.

  Lot # 2202
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#2202       734     MC MICKING      VICTORIA B.C. 75      Aqua.

Great "lean" to this one!  The insulator tilted to one side when the glass was still hot, creating great character!

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.

Exceptionally nice, very near mint condition!!!