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 #5330
United States - Official Stamps
1873 Navy, 2c ultramarine, sheet margin plate number block of 20, n.h., natural gum skips affecting the left stamps near the selvage, some light marginal stains, still fine-v.f. and possibly unique n.h. plate block (catalogue value for singles)
Box **
Catalog #O36
Catalog Value $ 7,000
Lot #5331
United States - Official Stamps
1873 War, 10c rose, block of 30, n.h., a couple of slight gum disturbances or skips, fairly well centered, one stamp (pos. 7) with small tear at top, and one stamp with pencil notation on face, fine-v.f. and scarce multiple (catalogued as singles)
Box **
Catalog #O88
Catalog Value $ 11,250

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