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 #5004
United States 1847 Issue
1847 5c red brown, selection of 10 used singles, one vertical pair and three covers (one with two singles), neatly displayed on annotated exhibit pages, each showing some kind of variety, including over-inked, tail and dots printing artifacts, ink blots, smears, dry printings and incomplete impressions, pre-printing paper fold (pair), the covers include a dot in collar, shading lines missing and slip printing, handstamp cancels with only one pen cancel, a few small flaws to be found but overall v.f. and attractive group of varieties of 1847 5c Franklin, with 8 PFCs, ex-Saadi, cat. $5,000+
Catalog #1
Price Realized

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