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 #5050
United States 1893 Columbian Exposition
1893 1c-$5, complete set of 16 small die proofs, each removed from card backing which caused some slight thins, rich colors, fine-v.f. appearing complete set of Columbian small die proofs from a Roosevelt presentation album (only 85 believed to have been produced),
Catalog #230-245P2
Catalog Value $ 5,850

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