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 #5181
United States 1914-17 Issues
1914 1c green, perf. 12x10, small h.r., pencil notations on back, centered to top as usual, fresh color, with 1999 PSE certificate (catalogue number has changed from 424a to current 423A) (the Siegel census of Scott 423A contains nine unused singles, two vertical pairs and two unused blocks of four, for a total of 21 unused copies. The Scott Catalogue states in a footnote to this issue "Value for unused is for a sound stamp with perfs touching or just cutting the design.")
Catalog #423A
Catalog Value $ 12,500
Price Realized

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