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 #5043
United States 1870-71 Issue
1870 6c carmine, diagonal bisect, tied by target cancel on 1872 cover to Wooster, Ohio, with faint cds alongside, top right corner torn away not affecting the bisect, fine and scarce, with 2011 PFC (Scott $6,500 for a vertical bisect; diagonal bisect is not listed)
Catalog #148var
Price Realized

Lot #5044
United States 1870-71 Issue
1870 10c brown, large die proof on india, 56-71mm, few marginal thins, otherwise fine,
Catalog #150TC1
Catalog Value $ 550
Lot #5045
United States 1870-71 Issue
1870 12c dull violet, h.r., bright color, fresh and fine stamp, with 2007 PFC,
Catalog #151
Catalog Value $ 2,850
Price Realized

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