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 #5366
1776 Delaware (1 Jan), 4 Shillings note, Gem New, PSCG 66 (Four different border cuts were on each denomination. English Arms are turned sideways on the six lowest denominations. Cuts of a sheaf of wheat are on the backs. Otherwise typeset. Not indented even though bills so state. Cuts engraved by James Adams who also printed the bills. Adams had previously worked for Benjamin Franklin in Philadelphia. The thick paper containing blue thread and mica flakes is the same paper used for Continental Currency. The numbering of this issue was continuous on the sheets and disregarded denominations. Signers were Thomas Collins, Boaz Manlove, John McKinly, and James Sykes)
Catalog #DE-76
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