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 #5233
United States 1917-29 Issues
1917 5c red orange, perf. 10 at bottom, used, small corner creases at bottom left and center, some irregular perforations, very rare stamp, with 2003 PFC (Siegel census of Scott 506a, identifies 21 certified used copies, including two with transitional perfs in a block. Most have faults ranging from pulled perfs to creases),
Catalog #506a
Catalog Value $ 8,000
Price Realized

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