1947 Matilda Newport Issue

These stamps were Issued to commemorate the 125th anniversary of Matilda Newport's defense of Monrovia on December 1, 1822.

Regular stamps: 301-04

Air mail stamp: C57


Issue date December 1, 1947
Printing method Engraved with Photogravure vignettes
Printer E. A. Wright Bank Note Company
Number printed 1c - 200,000; 3c - 100,000; 5c - 60,000; 10c - 60,000; 25c - 25,000[1]
Paper Unwatermarked
Perforation 12½
Sheet size 25 (5x5)
Subjects Matilda Newport firing cannon


1. A Century of Liberian Philately Rogers, Col. Henry H. / 1971

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