New Hemingray Finds  

The following Hemingray insulator embossings and colors are not listed in the Briel 2015 Price Guide, but I do own these and can verify their existence. Also included are suggested changes to existing embossings in the price guide.

Unlisted Embossings (33)
Unlisted Colors
Corrections to Existing Embossings


UNLISTED EMBOSSINGS
ID# Date Discovered Color Notes Photo
1174 2016-04-08 122 HEM (F-Skirt) HEMINGRY-16 {Note spelling} (R-Skirt) MADE IN U.S.A. SDP Hemi Blue    
1173 2015-08-11 251 HEM (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY-61 / ['[Numbers and dots]' blotted out] (R-Skirt) MADE IN U.S.A. / [Numbers and dots] CB Clear   Photo
1172 2015-08-11 147 HEM (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY (R-Skirt) PATENTED OCT. 8 1907. {'C' is engraved over a 'G'} SB Aqua   Photo
1171 2015-08-11 106 HEM (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY / Nº9 (R-Skirt) PATENT / MAY 2 1893 {'A' in PATENT is missing bar} SDP Aqua   Photo
1107 2015-02-06 145 HEM (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY - 21 (R-Skirt) MADE IN U.S.A. {'A' in 'U.S.A.' is engraved over an 'S'} SDP Hemingray Blue   Photo
1106 2015-02-02 251 HEM (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY - 61 (R-Skirt) MADE IN U.S.A./[Numbers and dots] RDP Clear   Photo
1075 2014-07-03 132 DEC (F-Crown) PATENT / DEC.19.1871 (R-Crown) 2 {MLOB} SB Light Green Aqua Similar to [050], but no mold letter on R-Skirt. Photo
1074 2014-06-07 183 HEM (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY-71/['LOWEX' blotted out] (R-Skirt) MADE IN U.S.A./[Numbers and dots] SB Off Clear Identical to [070], but SB instead of CB. Photo
1073 2014-02-21 145 HEM (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY-21 {'NGRA' is engraved over 'GRAY'} (R-Skirt) MADE IN U.S.A. RDP Hemi Blue The embossing was originally "HEMIGRAY", but they corrected it. Photo
1071 2013-11-07 113 HEM (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY-12 {'H' is engraved over an 'E'} (R-Skirt) MADE IN U.S.A. RDP Hemi Blue   Photo
1060 2013-09-07 125 WU (F-Skirt) W.U. / 5 (R-Skirt) PATENT / DEC. 19. 1871 / ['PAT' blotted out] SB Ice Green   Photo
1059 2013-09-07 124 HEM (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY / N4 (R-Skirt) PATENT / MAY 2 1893 {'9' is engraved over '6'} SDP Aqua   Photo
1058 2013-09-07 113 HEM (F-Skirt) HFMINGRAY {Note spelling} {Note 'A' is missing bar} / N12 / ['9' blotted out] (R-Skirt) PATENT / MAY 2 1893 SDP Aqua   Photo
1057 2013-09-07 106 HEM (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY / N9 {'HE' is engraved over 'PA'} (R-Skirt) PATENT / MAY 2 1893 SDP Aqua   Photo
1053 2011-09-05 154 HEM (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY 42 {'NG' is engraved over 'GR'} (R-Skirt) MADE IN U.S.A. RDP Aqua   Photo
1052 2013-09-07 106 HEM (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY - 9 {'GRA' engraved over 'RAY'} (R-Skirt) MADE IN U.S.A. / [Numbers and dots] RDP Clear   Photo
1051 2013-09-07 120 DEC (Dome) [Circle] / C (F-Skirt) PATENT / DEC. 19. 1871 (R-Skirt) 5 SB Ice Green Has a distinct circle embossed in center of dome, and a "C" embossed below it. Photo
1050 2012-06-22 120 DEC (Dome) A (F-Crown) PAT. DEC. 19. 1871 (R-Crown) 5 (R-Skirt) B SB Ice Aqua This is the only CD 120 I've seen with both a dome letter and a skirt letter (and both different at that!) Photo
1048 2011-08-14 257 HEM (F-Skirt) No 60-A / HEMINGRAY (R-Skirt) MADE IN U.S.A. / ['PATENT' blotted out] / JUNE 17 1893 MAY 2 1893 {Note 'JUNE 17 1893' date} {Wide Groove} SDP Hemi Blue Similar to [250], but there is no "0" embossed over the "3" in JUNE 17 1893 (error). Photo
1018 2010-02-02 126.4 WE (F-Crown) W.E.MFG.OC. {Note spelling} (F-Skirt) PATENT / DEC. 19. 1871 (R-Crown) W.U. (R-Skirt) J SB Blue Almost identical to [070], but with "J" added to R-Skirt. Probably the same mold. Photo
1016 2010-02-02 1070 HEM (F-Umbrella) HEMINGRAY-109 / [Numbers] (R-Umbrella) MADE IN U.S.A. SB Ice Blue   Photo
1013 2010-02-02 1080 ESG (Inside of base) THE E.S.G. / & CO. SB Light Aqua Note "THE" before E.S.G. Photo
1012 2009-02-25 257 HEM (F-Skirt) MADE IN U.S.A. / HEMINGRAY / Nº60 (R-Skirt) PATENT / JUNE 17 1890 MAY 2 1893 SDP Hemi Blue   Photo
1011 2009-02-25 252 HEM (F-Skirt) S / HEMINGRAY-62 / [Numbers and dots] (R-Skirt) MADE IN U.S.A. / [Number] SB Ice Green Identical embossing (mine is even the same mold) of [275], but with SB instead of RDP. Photo
1010 2007-10-03 238.1 HEM (F-Skirt) [Numbers] / HEMINGRAY / MADE IN U.S.A. (R-Skirt) [Number] / D-514 {A brass bushing molded into the pinhole with a square at the top} SB Ice Blue Mine has a mold number "5" located above "D-514" on the R-Skirt. Photo
1009 2007-10-03 202 HEM (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY 53 {Note no dash} / MADE IN U.S.A. / ['Nº53' blotted out] (R-Skirt) PATENTED / MAY 2 1893 SDP Hemi Blue "53" is almost at mold line; there was no room for a dash. Also appears to have "N53" blotted out, not "N14". Photo
1008 2008-08-16 190/191 HEM {191 Top} {Unverified} {190 Bottom} (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY 50 {Note no dash} (R-Skirt) MADE IN U.S.A. SB Aqua, Ice Blue I have specimens in both Aqua and Ice Blue. Photo
1007 2007-10-03 190/191 AMT {191 Top} {Unverified} {190 Bottom} (F-Skirt) AM TEL & TEL CO {'A' is missing middle bar} {Note no periods} (R-Skirt) TWO PIECE / TRANSPOSITION SB Aqua   Photo
1005 2007-10-03 164 HEM (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY 20 (R-Skirt) MADE IN U.S.A. {Note both 'E's are missing middle bar} SB Aqua Same embossing as [065], but with a Smooth Base. Photo
1004 2007-10-03 145 HEM (Dome) H (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY (R-Skirt) ['H.G.CO.' blotted out] SB Aqua   Photo
1003 2009-05-18 115 HEM (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY-10 (R-Skirt) MAD IN U.S.A. {Note spelling} SDP Hemi Blue   Photo
1002 2007-10-03 113 HEM (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY 12 (R-Skirt) MADE IN U.S.A. {'N' is engraved over a sideways 'N'} RDP Hemi Blue   Photo
1001 2008-08-16 100 SUR (F-Skirt) SURGE / REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. / ['T.M. REQ. PAT. PEND' blotted out] (R-Skirt) BABSON BROS. CO. / CHICAGO U.S.A. RDP Clear   Photo



UNLISTED COLORS (Updated 8/13/2015)
CD Primary Embossing EIN New Color(s) Photo
113 HEMINGRAY [165] Aqua
120 PATENT - DEC 19, 1871 [070] Milky Aqua
121 HEMINGRAY [023] Hemingray Blue
121 HEMINGRAY [098] Hemingray Blue
124 PATENT - DEC 19, 1871 [010] Blue Aqua
124.3 PATENT - DEC 19, 1871 [015] Green  
133 H.G.CO. [080] Light Aqua  
133.4 PATENT - DEC 19, 1871 [040] Green
152 HEMINGRAY [100] Hemingray Blue
162 H.G.CO. [125] Aqua
164 H.G.CO. [010] Light Jade Green Milk  
164 H.G.CO. [048] Green Aqua  
190/191 TWO PIECE TRANSPOSITION [010] Light Aqua
232 HEMINGRAY [032] Ice Blue
257 HEMINGRAY [070] Aqua  
1087 NO EMBOSSING [010] Blue Aqua, Green Aqua



CORRECTIONS TO EXISTING EMBOSSINGS (shown in bold)
CD Primary Embossing EIN Corrected Embossing (in BOLD) Color Photo
106 Hemingray [255]

(F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY / Nº9 (R-Skirt) PATENTED / MAY 2 1893 {'N' in Hemingray is engraved over a 'G'} SDP

I submitted this embossing to the McDougalds many years back; it was either my error or theirs, but this is the correct embossing.

Aqua
122 Hemingray [135] (F-Skirt) HEMINGRAY=16 {Note '='} (R-Skirt) MADE IN=U.S.A. {Note '='} {'M' is engraved over a sideways 'M'} SDP Hemi Blue

 

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