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 #5002
United States Postmasters' Provisionals Providence, R.I.
1845 5c green, trial color proof on thick card, lower right sheet corner margin single, v.f.,
Catalog #10X1TC4b
Catalog Value $ 250
Lot #5003
United States Postmasters' Provisionals Providence, R.I.
1846 5c gray black, pen canceled, tied on piece by red pmk, margins all around, pre-print paper fold at bottom right, adhesive toning showing through, fine appearing example of 5c Providence provisional, signed Herbert Bloch, etc.,
Catalog #10X1
Catalog Value $ 2,250
Price Realized

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