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United States
U.S. Stamps
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Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2020-12-15
U.S. & Hawaii Stamps & Postal History
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 643, Hale & Co.: Massachusetts (Continued)Hale & Co., 5c Blue (75L1), Hale & Co., 5c Blue (75L1)Hale & Co., 5c Blue (75L1). Vertical pair, rectangular-cut margins which are large to just touched at top left, bright shade, cancelled by two strikes of red "PAID" handstamp (Ty. P4) on June 25, 1845 folded letter from Salem Mass. to New York City, the first page of the letter has been removed but the cover is complete and docketing confirms the date, Very Fine, an extremely late use of the first Hale stamp with 13 Court Street address, just five days before the end of the Independent Mail period

E. 400-500
275
United States
U.S. Stamps
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Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2020-12-15
U.S. & Hawaii Stamps & Postal History
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 770, Hale & Co: New Jersey and New YorkHale & Co., 5c Light Blue (75L1), Hale & Co., 5c Light Blue (75L1)Hale & Co., 5c Light Blue (75L1). Octagonal margins, manuscript cancel, used on June 4, 1845 folded letter from Portland Me. to New York City, sender's notation "Paid deld." indicating delivery to addressee was prepaid, red "Forwarded by Hale & Co. from Boston" oval handstamp (Ty. F4), slightly worn file fold, otherwise Very Fine, Robson Lowe's date notation in pencil at lower left, this is the latest Hale cover from Portland according to Gutman

E. 100-150
80
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U.S. Stamps
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Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2020-12-15
U.S. & Hawaii Stamps & Postal History
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 785, Hale & Co: New Jersey and New YorkHale & Co., 5c Blue, Address Deleted in Manuscript (75L1 var -- Gutman Type C overprint), Hale & Co., 5c Blue, Address Deleted in Manuscript (75L1 var -- Gutman Type C overprint)Hale & Co., 5c Blue, Address Deleted in Manuscript (75L1 var -- Gutman Type C overprint). Octagonal margins slightly in, with address obliterated by pen lines, additional pen stroke cancel, used on May 24, 1844 folded letter from Boston to Providence R.I., sender's "Paid" notation confirms use of stamp, vertical folds clear of stamp, one ending in small tear, Very Fine, scarce use of Address Deleted stamp on an early letter to Providence

E. 150-200
375
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2020-12-15
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 787, Hale & Co: New Jersey and New YorkHale & Co., 5c Blue, Address Deleted in Manuscript (75L1 var -- Gutman Type C overprint), Hale & Co., 5c Blue, Address Deleted in Manuscript (75L1 var -- Gutman Type C overprint)Hale & Co., 5c Blue, Address Deleted in Manuscript (75L1 var -- Gutman Type C overprint). Two stamps, manuscript lines thru 13 Court St. address (used after move to 23 State St.), cut to shape roughly with margins in on left stamp and small faults, red "Forwarded by Hale & Co. from Cour. & Enq. Building New York" oval handstamp (Ty. F28) on Aug. 14, 1844 folded letter to Norwich Conn., edgewear, appears Fine, very rare with two stamps

E. 200-300
100
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2020-12-15
U.S. & Hawaii Stamps & Postal History
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 788, Hale & Co: New Jersey and New YorkHale & Co., 5c Blue, Address Deleted in Manuscript (75L1 var -- Gutman Type C overprint), Hale & Co., 5c Blue, Address Deleted in Manuscript (75L1 var -- Gutman Type C overprint)Hale & Co., 5c Blue, Address Deleted in Manuscript (75L1 var -- Gutman Type C overprint). Eight 1844 year-dated folded letters (one envelope) from New York City with 75L1 stamps showing lines or brush stroke thru old address (four with square margins, including two in Dark Blue, and four die cut or cut to shape), destination cities/towns include Boston, Haverhill, Philadelphia, Providence R.I. and Troy N.Y., one of the square-cut stamps is tied by red Collect box handstamp (Ty. C3), envelope has red Ty. F28 oval, others without markings, two have stamps with file creases thru them, others generally Fine and attractive despite minor toning or flaws, the Blue first issue stamps were changed by striking out the 13 Court St. address after Hale's office moved to 23 State St., the modified plate with address removed was used to print 75L5 stamps -- this is a large group of these very scarce Address Deleted stamps, all used on covers, see website PDF for complete scan

E. 750-1,000
400
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2020-12-15
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 825, Hale & Co: Pennsylvania, Rhode IslandHale & Co., 5c Light Blue (75L1), Hale & Co., 5c Light Blue (75L1)Hale & Co., 5c Light Blue (75L1). Octagonal margins, manuscript "R" cancel, red "Forwarded by Hale & Co. from 17 S. Third Street, Philadelphia" oval handstamp (Ty. F33) on bluish May 22, 1845 folded letter from Philadelphia to Leicester Mass., few small bleached spots not affecting the stamp, Fine, the only Hale cover to Leicester recorded by Gutman

E. 100-150
130
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2020-12-15
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 836, Hale & Co: Pennsylvania, Rhode IslandHale & Co., 5c Light Blue (75L1), Hale & Co., 5c Light Blue (75L1)Hale & Co., 5c Light Blue (75L1). Octagonal margins slightly in, tied by red handstamped cancel, matching "Forwarded by Hale & Co. from Providence" oval handstamp (Ty. F36) on docketed July 4, 1844 greenish folded cover to Philadelphia, red oval and stamp crossed out in pen, manuscript "12-1/2" rate, evidently carried and rated by another firm, stamp has small hole, otherwise Fine, an unusual use, Gutman records this as the earliest Hale cover from Providence

E. 100-150
80
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United States
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Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2020-06-04
U.S. Postal History and U.S. Gold Coins
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8356, 1844-45 Independent MailsHale & Co., (5c) Light Blue (75L1), Hale & Co., (5c) Light Blue (75L1)Hale & Co., (5c) Light Blue (75L1). Cut to shape, tied by red "12" rate handstamp, red Hale & Co. New York office oval handstamp on 1844 folded letter to Boston, Very Fine, very rare tied by the 12c rate handstamp

E. 100-150
100
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United States
U.S. Stamps
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Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2016-05-05
U.S. and Confederate States Postal History
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Sale Number 1125, Lot Number 863, 1844-45 Independent MailsHale & Co., 5c Light Blue, Street Address Omitted (75L5), Hale & Co., 5c Light Blue, Street Address Omitted (75L5)Hale & Co., 5c Light Blue, Street Address Omitted (75L5). Single cut to shape, used with sheet-margin vertical strip of four, the entire left column comprising Positions 1/6/11/16 on the Second State of plate, the strip has huge margins to just in on one side, affixed to top and bottom panels, each cancelled by manuscript "X" on folded letter datelined "New York September 9th 1844" to Northampton Mass., manuscript "Paid", strip with light toning spots and light horizontal creases in top and bottom margins, opened for display

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXTREMELY RARE VERTICAL STRIP OF FOUR OF THE HALE & COMPANY 5-CENT BLUE WITH STREET ADDRESS OMITTED, USED ON COVER. THIS IS THE LARGEST RECORDED MULTIPLE OF THIS STAMP ON COVER, AND ONLY ONE OTHER STRIP OF FOUR -- FROM THE PLATE WITH THE ADDRESS, SCOTT 75L1 -- IS RECORDED ON COVER.

With 2006 P.F. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
2,200
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Back-of-Book
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2016-05-04
The Dr. Carmen A. Puliafito Collection of U.S. Independent Mails
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Sale Number 1124, Lot Number 76, Hale & Company: First Issue Blue (75L1)Hale & Co., 5c Blue (75L1), Hale & Co., 5c Blue (75L1)Hale & Co., 5c Blue (75L1). First State Positions 17-19, horizontal strip of three, left stamp "Wail" instead of "Wall" variety, large margins to just barely in at top, deep shade and sharp impression, cancelled by three strikes of red "Forwarded through/Hale & Co.'s/Letter Office 13/Court St., Boston" boxed handstamp, used on July 5, 1844 folded letter and part-printed bill of lading from Boston to New York City

VERY FINE. AN OUTSTANDING TRIPLE-RATE FRANKING PAID BY A CHOICE STRIP OF THE "13 COURT ST." ISSUE WITH THE "WAIL" PLATE VARIETY.

The Hale & Co. stamps were often cut into singles for convenience, making strips of three or larger extremely unusual. This strip contains Position 17, which shows the broken letter in "Wall" that produced the "Wail" variety.

Signed Robson Lowe. Ex Boker and Golden. With 2000 P.F. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
2,100
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