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

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Lot #5329
United States - U.S.Postal Agency Siberia Prisoner of War Mail
1918 (24 Dec) bilingual (Russian/French) Prisoner of War card (thin paper) written by a German POW in Vladivostok, endorsed "Ferdinand Boscher, Prison Camp American Expeditionary Forces Vladivostok, Siberia", addressed to Hanau, Germany, with U.S. Postal Agency Siberia departure pmk, boxed "A.E.F. Siberia Censored" in black (TypeC-7), additional "Passed by Censor 90", fine and rare usage from the U.S. controlled POW Camp for German prisoners in Vladivostok
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