Hemingray Insulator Profile: CD 213  
This style is basically a CD 152 Nº40 with a saddle groove. This style was later replaced by the CD 214 in the 1920's. 

Dimensions: 4 1/4" H x 3 5/8" W
Primary
Embossing:
HEMINGRAY
Years Produced:
c.1900s-1920s
Style Number:43
Usage: Telegraph
Trade Name: Top Groove Western Union
Mold Variations Collapse
Square Saddle Groove
This is the [030-047] mold variation. Some of these have the cool 3/8" tall embossing, shown above. Notice the differences in the saddle groove, ears, crown, and skirt taper.
Wide Saddle Groove
This is the wide saddle groove variant. Note the saddle groove is both square and wide. Compare with the standard "U" saddle groove, shown at top.
Known Embossings (9) Collapse
 
HEMINGRAY [010] (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY (R-Skirt) Nº 43 RDP
HEMINGRAY [020] (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY (R-Skirt) Nº 43 SDP Photo
HEMINGRAY [030] (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY (R-Skirt) [Vertical bar] Nº 43 RDP < WANTED! 
HEMINGRAY [040] (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY (R-Skirt) [Vertical bar] Nº 43 SDP Photo
HEMINGRAY [045] (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY {Large 3/8" tall embossing} (R-Skirt) Nº 43 SDP < WANTED! 
HEMINGRAY [047] (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY {Large 3/8" tall embossing} (R-Skirt) [Vertical bar] Nº 43 SDP Photo
HEMINGRAY [050] (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY/MADE IN U.S.A. (R-Skirt) Nº 43 RDP Photo
HEMINGRAY [060] (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY/MADE IN U.S.A. (R-Skirt) Nº 43 SDP Photo
HEMINGRAY [070] (F-Skirt) HEMNGRAY/MADE IN U.S.A. {Note spelling} (R-Skirt) Nº 43 SDP < WANTED! 

The following embossings were removed from the price guide because they could not be verified to exist:

Unverified Embossings
Year Removed





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