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The Dr. Carmen A. Puliafito Collection of Independent Mails continued...

Hale & Company: Stampless Markings continued...
Lot Sym. Lot Description  
171 c ImageForwarded by Hale & Co. from 37 S. Third St., Philadelphia. Red oval handstamp and manuscript "6" rate on Jul. 6, 1844 folded letter to New York City street address, evidently dropped into a mail box, three strikes of red "U.S. City Despatch Post Jul. 9 1 O'Clock" circular datestamp, bold red "New-York Jul. 9" circular datestamp probably applied after the carrier markings and held as a drop letter at the post office, Hale rate crossed out and re-rated "1", slightly toned file fold, otherwise Very Fine, an intriguing usage, our interpretation is logical but certainly open to revision, illustrated in Gutman Hale book (page 282), ex Schwartz (Image)

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E. $ 300-400

SOLD for $275.00
Will close during Public Auction
172 c ImageForwarded by Hale & Co. from Courier & Enquirer Building, New York. Red oval handstamp and two strikes of matching "P.P.P." (Penny Post Paid) straightline handstamp, manuscript "Paid 8 cts" (6c plus 2c delivery fee) on May 23, 1845 folded letter to Boston, Very Fine and rare, Gutman records only four examples of this New York City "P.P.P." marking, illustrated in his Hale book (page 277), ex Schwartz (Image)

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E. $ 400-500

SOLD for $450.00
Will close during Public Auction
173 c ImageForwarded by Hale & Co. from Courier & Enquirer Building, New York. Red oval handstamp and matching "P.P.P." (Penny Post Paid) and "Paid" straightline handstamps on blue folded cover to Boston, tiny manuscript "Paid 8ct" for 6c rate and 2c local delivery, Very Fine, only four examples of this New York "P.P.P." handstamp are recorded in Gutman census (Independent Mails book), ex Hahn (Image)

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E. $ 300-400

SOLD for $325.00
Will close during Public Auction
174 c Image(Boston Mass.) "PENNY POST/PAID". Red two-line handstamp struck twice on May 26, 1845 folded letter from Boston to Brunswick Me. with May 31 reply on other side, sender's notation "single & paid in full", Very Fine, rare marking applied at Hale's Boston office, Gutman records seven examples, this is the only one with two strikes, illustrated in his Hale book (page 104), ex Schwartz (Image)

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E. $ 400-500

SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
175 c ImageForwarded by Hale & Co. from Courier & Enq. Building, New York. Red oval handstamp and matching Collect box with Portsmouth N.H. agent's pencil rate "Postage 8ct C.E. Blunt" on Aug. 14, 1844 folded letter from New York City to Portsmouth N.H., Very Fine, Charles E. Blunt was the Hale agent in Portsmouth, the additional 2c was for local delivery, ex Hahn (Image)

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E. $ 200-300

SOLD for $300.00
Will close during Public Auction
176 c ImageForwarded by Hale & Co. from Providence. Red oval handstamp and matching "6" handstamp rate on folded cover to New York City, manuscript "Collect 6-1/4", vivid red "Boyd's City Express Post, Mar. 8 2 O'C" oval datestamp, pencil street address probably added by Hale's agent, docketing indicates Mar. 6, 1845 origin at Providence, cleaned and pressed, Very Fine, very scarce conjunctive use, illustrated in Gutman Hale book (page 322), ex Hall (Image)

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E. $ 400-500

SOLD for $600.00
Will close during Public Auction
177 c ImageFORWARDED BY/HALE BROOKLYN. N.Y. Two lines in Eagle with branches and stars oval handstamp and Collect box handstamp on Apr. 20, 1845 folded letter addressed in blue to Springfield Mass., Very Fine, Gutman records only nine examples of this handstamp and notes that most are "poorly struck", the marking was made by inserting type into a stock device used for various purposes, ex Schwartz (Image)

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E. $ 500-750

SOLD for $325.00
Will close during Public Auction
178 c Image(Hale & Co.) "Newark N.J. 6". Manuscript rate and office designation over red Collect box, matching "Forwarded by Hale & Co. from Courier & Enquirer Building, New York" oval handstamp on folded letter addressed in blue to Albany N.Y., datelined Newark, Sep. 3, 1844, docketed just below markings, Very Fine, Gutman lists three Hale covers from Newark with New York office markings (Independent Mails book), he speculates that they were privately carried to Hale's New York office, but the manuscript Newark marking on this cover indicates a Hale agent was involved, ex Hahn (Image)

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E. $ 500-750

SOLD for $550.00
Will close during Public Auction
179 c ImageForwarded by Hale & Co. from Hartford. Red oval handstamp on two folded letters to Boston, Sep. 11, 1844 with manuscript "Paid" (ex Golden) and Dec. 23, 1844 with black Collect box handstamp (extensive splitting along folds, ex Fay), scarce (26 recorded in Gutman census) (Image)

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E. $ 150-200

SOLD for $180.00
Will close during Public Auction
180 c ImageForwarded by Hale & Co. from Middletown. Usual lightly-inked strike but fully readable, without any rate marking on Dec. 10, 1844 folded letter addressed in blue to Hartford Conn., file fold, Very Fine, scarce Middletown handstamp and unusual use between Connecticut towns, ex Schwartz (Image)

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E. $ 200-300

CLOSED
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181 c ImageForwarded by Hale & Co. from New Haven. Red oval handstamp, mostly clear strike with red "Paid" straightline (probably applied in New York City), manuscript "Paid Plant" endorsement of Hale's agent on Apr. 21, 1845 folded letter from New Haven to New York City street address, pencil "Paid" and "87" street correction, faint toning, file fold, still Fine and very scarce New Haven marking, the manuscript marking is extremely rare, Henry B. Plant was an agent for Hale & Co., he went on to become a significant player in Adams Express and the railroad transportation industry, as well as a Florida real estate developer, Plant was put in charge of the Southern Express Co. during the Civil War, illustrated in Gutman Hale book (page 81), ex Hall (Image)

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E. $ 500-750

SOLD for $425.00
Will close during Public Auction

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