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Liberia - 1909-12 Definitive Issue

Lots 593-602 Lots 603-604

Lot 593 P   

Liberia, 1909 (2¢) President Barclay, vignette die proof, in black die sunk on glazed card (97x78mm), showing light guidelines around, pencil "2nd" notation at top, slight soiling, F.-V.F., a very rare working vignette essay, likely unique in this format, ex-Fosdyke Ray.
Scott No. 116P    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 594 E   

Liberia, 1909, 5¢ Pictorial, Gunboat "Lark" essay, artist handpainted design on thick card (71x91mm), with blue frame and black ship at center, with light pencil notation "Liberia Postage" at top and "5 Cents 5" at bottom, Very Fine, a unique essay.
Scott No. 117E    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 595 E   

Liberia, 1909, 5¢ Pictorial, Gunboat "Lark" essay, artist handpainted design on wove pasted on card deeply sunk at center (90x67mm), with blue frame and black and metallic gray ship at center, reverse with Perkins, Bacon & Co. Limited handstamp, Very Fine, a unique essay.
Scott No. 117E    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Lot 596 P   

Liberia, 1909, 15¢ Women Spinning Cotton, engraver trial color die proof, with frame design in yellow orange, die sunk on bond (59x71mm), showing guidelines from corners of design, Very Fine.
Scott No. 119E    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Lot 597 P   

Liberia, 1909, 20¢ Pepper Plant, engraver die proofs, three different, die sunk on bond (approximately 60x75mm), showing guidelines from corners of design, one in issued colors, one with frame in orange and one with frame in buff and vignette in black, Very Fine.
Scott No. 120P, 120TC    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $240

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Lot 598 P   

Liberia, 1909, 25¢ Circular House, engraver die proof, in issued colors, die sunk on bond (58x74mm), showing guidelines from corners of design, Very Fine.
Scott No. 121P    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Lot 599 EP   

Liberia, 1909, 30¢ Barclay, progressive essay & die proofs, 5 items; includes essay in black on glazed card showing unfinished design with star at upper right of portrait, similar essay design in brown on wove, essay in black on glazed card with star removed and additional detail in forehead, finished design in black on glazed card and similar die proof in dark brown on wove, Very Fine, ex-Fosdyke Ray.
Scott No. 122E, 122P    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $350

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Lot 600    

Liberia, 1915-16, 50¢ on $2 deep green & black, solid obliterator, o.g., lightly hinged, rich colors, Very Fine and choice, the scarcest of the 1915-16 surcharge issues.
Scott No. 147    $800.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 601    

Liberia, 1915-16, 2¢ on 15¢ indigo & black, black error surcharge, o.g., lightly hinged, rich colors, bright and fresh, Very Fine, a lovely example of this scarce handstamp surcharge issue.
Scott No. 151    $650.

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Current Opening Bid: $160

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Lot 602    

Liberia, 1916, 3¢ on 6¢-10¢ on 24¢ Provisional surcharges complete, tied by "Monrovia, Liberia, 27. II. 17" cds's on fresh registered cover to Berne, Switzerland, red registry etiquette and reverse with Sierra Leone, Liverpool & London transit date stamp and receiving cds; cover file fold, Very Fine, a lovely complete set on cover.
Scott No. 157-159    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $80

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