1952 United Nations World Conference Issue

Issued to honor the United Nations since one of their branches, the World Health Organization (WHO) held an international conference in Liberia in 1952.

Regular stamps: 338-40

Air mail stamp: C70

Souvenir sheets: 340a, C70a


Issue date December 20, 1952
Designer Stanley S. Wager
Printing method Lithographed
Printer E. A. Wright Bank Note Company
Paper Unwatermarked
Perforation 12½
Sheet size 20 (5x4)
Subjects 1c - UN Headquarters Building; 4c - Scroll and Flags; 10c - Liberia Arms, letters "UN" and "UN Seal"; 25c - Flags of Five Nations

Specimens, proofs and essays

Proofs in black

Progressive proofs in single color



Inverted control numbers

Imperforate with inverted control numbers

Missing control number

Imperforate with missing control number

Further reading

  • Various reprint articles / p. 22 / Journal of the Liberian Philatelic Society / Oct-Dec 2007
  • "Liberia offers U.N. Series of 4" / p. 21 / Journal of the Liberian Philatelic Society / Jul-Sep 2007

See also

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