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Friday, August 5, 2011

Liberia's First Airmail Stamps


Engraved by Perkins, Bacon & Company, England on paper watermarked "Crosses and Circles"( perf 14.), On September 30, 1936, Liberia issued her first airmail set — showing a Ford Trimotor aeroplane landing in Liberia. The set consisted of a 1 Cent (yellow-green), a 2 C (scarlet), 3 C (violet), 4 C (orange), 5 C (greenish-blue), and 6 C (green) the full set is illustrated below. With a detail of the 6 Cent issue below the set.


 



















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