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 #5195
United States 1914-17 Issues
1914 2c red, canceled by Detroit, Mich machine wavy line pmk on window envelope, corner card Williams Davis Brooks Hinchman Sons, Dec. 21, 1915 cds alongside (Earliest Documented Use on cover), fine, with 1991 PFC (catalogued as single on cover)
Catalog #449
Catalog Value $ 1,500
Price Realized

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