1957 First Anniversary Direct Flight to NY Issue

Issued to commemorate the anniversary of the first direct air service between Roberts Field, Liberia to Idlewild, New York.

Regular issue, 362-63

Air mail, C107-10


Issue date May 4, 1957
Printing method Lithographed frames and engraved vignettes.
Printer E. A. Wright Bank Note Company
Paper Unwatermarked
Perforation 11¾
Sheet size 5x5
Subjects 3c, 12c, 25c - View of Idlewild Airport, NY and the clipper "John Alden"; 5c, 15c, 50c - View of Roberts Field Airport in Liberia, the clipper "John Alden" and the head of President Tubman

Specimens, proofs and essays

Frame only proofs

Frame only proofs in black

Center only proofs

Imperforate center only proofs

Imperforate Frame only proofs

Imperforate frame only proofs in black

Proofs in single color

Imperforate proofs in single color


Imperforate Pairs

Presentation sheets

Further reading

  • "Liberian Issue on Sale May 2" / p. 19 / Journal of the Liberian Philatelic Society / Jul-Sep 2007

See also

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