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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 539, Hale & Co.: Boston Mass.Hale & Co., 5c Red on Bluish (75L2), Hale & Co., 5c Red on Bluish (75L2)Hale & Co., 5c Red on Bluish (75L2). Large square margins, intense shade and impression, cancelled by black Collect box handstamp (Ty. C4), faint red "Hale & Co.'s Mail, Boston, Office 23 State Street" oval handstamp (Ty. F42) on Oct. 15, 1844 folded letter to Portland Me., lightly toned, still Very Fine, a choice 5c Red stamp and unusual with the Collect box cancel

E. 500-750
650
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 540, Hale & Co.: Boston Mass.Hale & Co., 5c Red on Bluish (75L2), Hale & Co., 5c Red on Bluish (75L2)Hale & Co., 5c Red on Bluish (75L2). Position 17 with "Wail" for "Wall" variety, octagonal margins except squared at upper left corner, mostly clear to large, beautiful bright color, tied by lightly struck red boxed handstamp on greenish Dec. 31, 1844 folded letter from Portland Me. to Philadelphia, Very Fine, this plate variety is extremely rare on the 5c Red -- in fact, the only other example we could find in our past sales was not described as such (Sale 1101, lot 589)

E. 500-750
475
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 541, Hale & Co.: Boston Mass.Hale & Co., 5c Red on Bluish (75L2), Hale & Co., 5c Red on Bluish (75L2)Hale & Co., 5c Red on Bluish (75L2). Die cut, deep shade and vibrant color, tied by "Forwarded by Hale & Co. from Boston" oval handstamp (Ty. F3) with second clear strike to right on bluish Nov. 12, 1844 folded letter to Newburyport Mass., manuscript "pppaid" (Penny Post Paid) for prepaid local delivery and "6=3" of unknown meaning, Very Fine

E. 400-500
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 542, Hale & Co.: Boston Mass.Hale & Co., 5c Red on Bluish (75L2), Hale & Co., 5c Red on Bluish (75L2)Hale & Co., 5c Red on Bluish (75L2). Octagonal margins, bright color, tied by faint strike of frame handstamp with clear strike of red "Hale & Co.'s Mail, Boston, Office 23 State Street" oval handstamp (Ty. F42) on Jan. 23, 1845 docketed folded cover to New York City, manuscript "Delivery Paid" indicating prepaid local delivery, fine fold slightly affects oval handstamp, still Very Fine

E. 200-300
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 543, Hale & Co.: Boston Mass.Hale & Co., 5c Red on Bluish (75L2), Hale & Co., 5c Red on Bluish (75L2)Hale & Co., 5c Red on Bluish (75L2). Octagonal margins, bright color, tied by partly clear strike of "Hale & Co.’s Mail/Paid at Boston" wavy-line frame handstamp (Ty. P1) on Jan. 27, 1845 docketed folded cover to New York City, tiny manuscript "P.P. Paid." (Penny Post Paid) indicating prepaid local delivery, part of address crossed out, fresh and Very Fine, ex Emerson

E. 150-200
250
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 544, Hale & Co.: Boston Mass.Hale & Co., 5c Red on Bluish (75L2), Hale & Co., 5c Red on Bluish (75L2)Hale & Co., 5c Red on Bluish (75L2). Octagonal margins, bright color, tied by faint strike of "Hale & Co.'s Mail, Boston, Office 23 State Street" oval handstamp (Ty. F42) with second clearer strike at center on Dec. 20, 1844 folded letter to New York City, Very Fine

E. 300-400
350
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 604, Hale & Co.: MassachusettsHale & Co., 5c Red on Bluish (75L2), Hale & Co., 5c Red on Bluish (75L2)Hale & Co., 5c Red on Bluish (75L2). Square margins, manuscript "AB" control marking of New Bedford agent Amos Bates, orientation to stamp, not stamp's sideways position, cancelled by pencil "X" and by "PAID" handstamp (Ty. P7), light strike of "Forwarded by Hale & Co. from New Bedford" oval handstamp (Ty. F24) on undated folded letter to Salem Mass., Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
475
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 605, Hale & Co.: MassachusettsHale & Co., 5c Red on Bluish (75L2), Hale & Co., 5c Red on Bluish (75L2)Hale & Co., 5c Red on Bluish (75L2). Octagonal margins clear to barely in, manuscript "AB" initials of New Bedford agent Amos Bates, red "Forwarded by Hale & Co. from New Bedford" oval datestamp (Ty. F24), on Jan. 9, 1845 folded letter to Springfield Mass., fresh and Very Fine, a lovely use of the 5c Red on a Hale New Bedford cover

E. 750-1,000
375
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 621, Hale & Co.: MassachusettsHale & Co., 5c Red on Bluish (75L2), Hale & Co., 5c Red on Bluish (75L2)Hale & Co., 5c Red on Bluish (75L2). Square margins, manuscript "T" control mark of agent A. W. Thayer, manuscript "C" cancel, red "Forwarded by Hale & Co. from Northampton" oval handstamp (Ty. F32) on folded cover to Boston, forwarded to Philadelphia, conjunctive use with "Forwarded by American Mail Co. Nov. 19 from No. 101 Chestnut St. Philada." red circular datestamp which ties the Hale stamp, oval handstamp crossed out when forwarding occurred, reduced a bit at right, Very Fine appearance and a very unusual conjunctive use

E. 750-1,000
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 622, Hale & Co.: MassachusettsHale & Co., 5c Red on Bluish (75L2), Hale & Co., 5c Red on Bluish (75L2)Hale & Co., 5c Red on Bluish (75L2). Die cut, affixed over manuscript "paid 6-1/4", manuscript "T" control mark of agent A. W. Thayer, manuscript "C" cancel,, red "Forwarded by Hale & Co. from Northampton" oval handstamp (Ty. F32) on Nov. 25, 1844 docketed greenish blue folded cover to New York City, Very Fine

E. 500-750
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