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Postage stamps and postal history of Liberia


Postage stamps and postal history of Liberia

An 1864 stamp of Liberia.

This is a survey of the postage stamps and postal history of Liberia.

Liberia is a country on the west coast of Africa, bordered by Sierra Leone, Guinea, Côte d'Ivoire, and the Atlantic Ocean. The capital is Monrovia.

First stamps

The first stamps of Liberia were issued in 1860.[1]

1896 issue

Values between 1 and 50 cents, different subjects.

15 cents Vai woman.

See also


  1. ^ Rossiter, Stuart & John Flower. The Stamp Atlas. London: Macdonald, 1986, p.309. ISBN 0-356-10862-7

Further reading

  • Bileski, Kasimir. A Century of Liberian Philately, 1971.

External links

  • Stamps of Liberia at Internet Archive.
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