Lot 751 ()Liberia, 1866-69, 12¢ Light Blue, Imperforate, right margin horizontal pair, without gum, full margins slightly into outer framelines, bright color, faint wrinkling in left stamp and small crease in selvage, F.-V.F., an extremely rare multiple with only a few known, ex Cockrill.
Scott No. 14 var. Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 752 PLiberia, 1880-81 Liberty & Arms Issues, Defaced Die Proofs, complete set of 12 in black and colors (1881, 3¢ in violet), die sunk on tissue paper (93x132mm), 1¢-3¢ values with Feldwick and 6¢ with Dando, Todhunter & Smith imprints at bottom, 1¢ black proof with small faint tone spot, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. 16P-21P Estimate $600 - 800.
Lot 753Liberia, 1880, 2¢ Rose, in combination with 1880, 6¢ violet on cover to the P.B.M. Relief secretary in Philadelphia, Pa., matching "Monrovia, Liberia, Mar 31, 1882" cds and red Liverpool transit postmark, reverse with "R.A.M. Deputie, Monrovia, Liberia" backflap imprint and receiving cds; stamps with some gum staining, F.-V.F., a lovely usage from the Hall correspondence.
Scott No. 17+18 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 754Liberia, 1881, 3¢ Black, in combination with 1881, 3¢ red, Trial Color on 1894 cover to Freetown, Sierra Leone, tied by grid handstamp and "Freetown, Sierra Leone, My 5, 94" receiving cds, endorsed "Registered" at top yet without any registry markings, Very Fine, a very rare and unusual usage, accompanied by 1955 R. Lowe letter stating the Freetown and stamps are genuine to cover.
Scott No. 21+21TC Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 755Liberia, 1881, 3¢ Black, well centered amid large margins, tied by neat six bar handstamp with matching "Monrovia, Liberia, Jan 19, 1892" rimless cds on cover address to Rosedale, Harper Co. with pencil "Liberia", Very Fine and choice, ex-Ray.
Scott No. 21 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 756Liberia, 1881, 3¢ Black, tied by "Monrovia, Liberia, 3 May, 98" rimless cds on mourning cover addressed to the Liberian Coffee Plantation Co. in New Bavaria near Monrovia, second strike of postmark on reverse; light cover toning, F.-V.F., ex-Ray.
Scott No. 21 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 757Liberia, 1881, 3¢ Black, Horizontal Strip of Three (transfers 5/1/2), in combination with 1906, 5¢ ultramarine and black on legal size registered cover to Philadelphia, Pa., tied by "Registered, Monrovia, Liberia, Feb 15, 10" cds's, London transit and receiving backstamps; cover file fold at left, Very Fine, a late yet rare multiple usage of the 1881 3¢ Arms of Liberia issue.
Scott No. 21+103 Estimate $250 - 350.
Lot 758Liberia, 1882, 8¢ Blue, canceled by six bar cancel on "Executive Mansion, Monrovia" corner card cover to the President of the Royal Geographic Society of Antwerp, Belgium, with matching "Monrovia, Liberia, Jun 7, 1884" cds alongside, receiving backstamp; few cover tone spots and sealed corner tear at top left, otherwise Very Fine, a rare usage to Belgium.
Scott No. 22 Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Lot 759Liberia, 1882, 8¢ Blue, in combination with 1882, 16¢ red, two singles + 1892, 1¢ vermilion, two singles + 2¢ blue on fresh registered return receipt cover to Leipzig, Germany, all tied by "Harper, Liberia, 1. Jul 97" rimless cds's with matching "R" in circle handstamp below; couple tone spots on 8¢, otherwise Extremely Fine, a wonderful mixed issue franking.
Scott No. 22+23+33+34 Estimate $600 - 800.
Lot 760Liberia, 1882, 16¢ Red, Perf 11½, canceled by six bar handstamp on 1882, 10¢ registration entire to Northford, Conn., matching "Monrovia, Liberia, Jun 12, 1884" cds alongside and registry boxed date stamp, red Liverpool packet transit cds and reverse with Liverpool and New York postmarks; some faint cover toning at edges, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 23 Estimate $500 - 750.