United States Stamps and Currency, featuring the Gerald Nylander Collection
August 22, 2023

Our August 22, 2023 United States auction features the Gerald Nylander Collection of Washington-Franklins, with an emphasis on Proofs, Essays, errors and varieties. Many of the items in this collection are unique and are the basis of some of the illustrations in Scott Specialized Catalogue. Gerald was a consummate stamp collector, contributor to the Scott Catalogue, author of many articles and frequent exhibitor (Essays, Trial Colors and Proofs 1908-1917; Postal Rates, Foreign Destinations and others). His collection also includes U.S. Banknotes and Currency. He was a member of the Collectors Club of Chicago and many other philatelic societies. In addition the sale includes Regular Issues, Air Post, Offices in China and more

ImagesDescriptionCurrent Bid
Lot #5336
United States - Locals & Carriers
1844 Brainard & Co. stamp in blue, square margins, filing fold, with additional defects, canceled with the manuscript "F" of "L.Farwell", on FL used December 26, 1844 to Springfield, Mass., with faint "Forwarded by Brainard & Co" handstamp at left, red "Paid" at right, filing fold through the stamp, fine appearance, with 2021 William T. Crowe certificate ("This is an early use of the "F" as only three covers were recorded by Gutman with the proper markings and the only datable usage was on January 26, 1845"),
Catalog #24L2
Catalog Value $ 4,500
Lot #5337
United States - Locals & Carriers
1842 City Despatch Post, 3c black on grayish, red "Free" cancel, on outer FL, with red New York City cds alongside, filing fold well away from the stamp, v.f., with 1982 PFC,
Catalog #40L1
Catalog Value $ 1,100

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