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 #5429
1882 $100 Thomas Hart Benton, Gold Certificate (Fr.1212), folded in places, crisp and very fine, PMG 30 (Gold certificates, redeemable to the bearer in gold coin, were originally issued in 1865. Over the course of the next several decades, a wide variety of designs and denominations would come forth. The reverses of gold certificates are a shade of orange, giving rise to their common nickname, "goldbacks.")
Catalog #1212
Price Realized

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