Hale & Co., 5c Blue, Street Address Omitted (75L5).
Die cut, small faults, tiny initial ("C") in blank space at center, manuscript "X" cancel and tied
by red "Forwarded by Hale & Co.'s Great Eastern Mail" oval handstamp (Ty. F41), used in conjunction with bold "H. T. Crofoot's Newburyport Letter Office"
oval handstamp on Aug. 10, 1844 bill of lading from Newburyport Mass. to New York City, with small illustration of a ship, red "Forwarded by Hale & Co. from Boston" oval handstamp (Ty. F3), internal splits including one affecting cover at top, Very Fine appearing conjunctive use, Crofoot was Hale's agent in Newburyport and operated an express between Newburyport and Boston, where this cover was carried before forwarding to New York
Image Magnifier / Download
Power Search for Comparables