1953 Birds

These stamps show some of the native birds of Liberia.

Regular stamps: 341-46

Details

Issue date November 18, 1953
Designer Stanley Wager[1]
Printing Method Engraved
Printer H. L. Peckmore & Sons
Paper Unwatermarked
Perforation 10½
Sheet size Triangles - 6 x 4, 24 stamps; Squares - 4 x 5, 20 stamps
Subjects 1c - Pepper Bird; 3c - Roller; 4c - Hornbill; 5c - Kingfisher; 10c - Jacana; 12c - Weaver

Specimens, proofs and essays

Vignette proofs

Frame proofs

Trial color proofs

Varieties

Imperforate

Inverted vignettes

Entire stamp or just vignette printed on the gum side

Vignette doubled

Missing horizontal perforations

Further reading

  • "The Libierian 1953 Bird Set" / p. 18 / Journal of the Liberian Philatelic Society / Bileski, K. / Jul-Sep 2007
  • Reprint from McKeel's / p. 19 / Journal of the Liberian Philatelic Society / Jul-Sep 2007
  • Reprint from Stamps / p. 19 / Journal of the Liberian Philatelic Society / Jul-Sep 2007Wor
  • New Discovery / p. 10 / Journal of the Liberian Philatelic Society / Oct-Dec 2006
  • World in Stamps / p. 38 / Brooklyn Daily Eagle / Bruns, Franklin R. / Nov 22, 1953

References

1. Liberia Specialized Catalogue, 1975 / Von Saleski, Lothar / 1975

See also

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