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 #5042
United States 1875 Re-Issue of the 1869 Pictorials
1875 1c-90c Atlanta trial color plate proofs on card, complete set of 78 (not including the newly listed, unique 90c color combination), all with large margins and fresh colors, v.f. A beautiful set of trial color proofs (prepared for display at the 1881 International Cotton Exposition in Atlanta, only one sheet of 100 of each value/color was printed), very few intact sets have been kept together,
Catalog #123/132TC4
Catalog Value $ 24,900

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