Lot 779Liberia, 1936, 6¢ on 3¢ Bister Brown, tied by "Monrovia, Liberia, 28. II. 36" cds's on flown First Liberian Air Mail Service cacheted cover to Harper, with "Harper, Liberia, 28. II. 36" receiving cds on front and reverse; cover with a few light creases and small tears at top, Very Fine and choice; signed Kessler.
Scott No. C2 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 780Liberia, 1941, $1.00 Blue, First Flight Liberia - U.S., Inverted Overprint, o.g., lightly hinged, bright and fresh, Very Fine, quite scarce.
Scott No. C26 var. Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 781Liberia, 1944, 70¢ on 2¢ Surcharge Airmail, varieties in a block of five; three with solid bar obliterators in blue, other two with 5 small pointed star bars in black one missing "70cts." surcharge and other with surcharge inverted, tied on piece by 1946 Monrovia town cancels, Very Fine, an unusual and rare combination surcharge multiple, quite possibly unique.
Scott No. C48B vars. Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 782Liberia, 1893 (10¢) Black Buchanan, tied on small piece by 1898 Grand Bassa town cancel, red manuscript registry number and blue crayon, small tone spot at right, F.-V.F., a rare registry label usage.
Scott No. F1 $250.
Lot 783Liberia, 1893 (10¢) Black Greenville, o.g., lightly hinged, beautifully centered amid well balanced margins, strong bright color, fresh and Extremely Fine, a marvelous Registration Issue Rarity in exceptional condition.
Scott No. F2 $2,500.
Lot 784Liberia, 1893 (10¢) Black Harper, Perf 15, o.g., small hinge remnant, deep rich color, large oversized margins all around, very fresh, Extremely Fine, a truly exceptional rarity, amid the finest examples of the 1893 Harper Registration Issue; Economist handstamp.
Scott No. F3 $2,500.
Lot 785Liberia, 1893 (10¢) Black Harper, fresh with bold color, wide margins, full o.g. with h.r.; also includes 1893 (10¢) Black Buchanan, choice centering with lightly hinged o.g. and 1960 Stolow certificate, Very Fine and choice pair, ex-Fosdyke-Ray.
Scott No. F3 + F1 $2,500.
A LOVELY EXAMPLE OF THIS KEY REGISTRATION ISSUE RARITY.
Lot 786Liberia, 1898, 20¢ Vermilion Official, in combination with 1912, 10¢ plum & black, rouletted on registered cover to Zavidovia, Bosnia, tied by "Registered, Monrovia, Liberia, Aug 5 12" cds's, registry etiquette and manuscript "Expres" endorsement alongside, reverse with receiving backstamp and company cachet handstamp, Very Fine, a rare destination.
Scott No. O39+125 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 787Liberia, 1915, 2¢ on 5¢ Turquoise & Black Official, in combination with 1915, 2¢ on 5¢ ultramarine & black + 1918, 1¢ deep green & black on cover to North Clarendons, Vt., all tied by "Monrovia, Liberia, 3 - VII. 20" cds's; light cover tone spots, Very Fine, a rare set of surcharges on cover (off cover alone cat. $240), ex-Carr.
Scott No. O91+156+163 Estimate $100 - 150.