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 #5079
United States 1902-08 Issue
1902 1c-$5, complete set of large die proofs, die sunk on card, including the first and second 2c designs and 15c Special Delivery, each measuring approximately 150x200mm and signed and dated by the Bureau of Engraving Director William M. Merideth, card backs with toning and six with toning on the front (not affecting the india die), otherwise v.f., one of the only four or five known sets, which recently came to light in the last twenty years or so, a major rarity,
Catalog #300-313P1, E6P1
Catalog Value $ 28,900

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