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Lot 1040
Liberia, Outstanding Collection, 1860-1976. A lovely, very specialized collection neatly assembled in five pristine Palo hingeless albums, offering a highly complete, mint straightforward collection, plus tremendous value in the inserted pages which contain hundreds of imperfs, part-perfs, inverted centers (like Scott #35a, 62a (extremely rare choice, n.h., catalogue value $1600)), 153a block of 4, etc., trial colors, essays and more; the straightforward stuff includes mint #1-3 (2 sets), 7-9, 13-15, 21-49, nice "Ordinary" overprints like 76-79, 101-13, 183-94, 214-27a, and runs of sets from there; Semi-Postals; Airmails from C1-C3 quite nicely represented; Officials; Registration Stamps, Dues and more, Fine to Very Fine or better, a wonderful "first-rate" collection, a delightful lot.
Estimate $6,000 - 8,000.
Realized $5,000.
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Lot 1041
Liberia, Vast Well-Organized Stock, 1860-1970. Lovely and very clean, very nicely organized stock of thousands, mint and used, housed in three green stockbooks; both value and overall coverage are weighted towards he earlier issues from 1860 onward, with the best coverage to about 1940; manageable duplication is the rule, with solid offerings of regular issues, Airmails from #C1-2 on, Registration Stamps, Officials and more, Fine to Very Fine or better, excellent, substantial holding, worth a careful inspection.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 1042
Liberia, Collection, 1864-1950. On manilla or Lighthouse Vario-style stock-pages in two large black binders with thousands of mint and/or used stamps, beginning with more than a hundred of the classic large "Seated Liberia" issues, with useful duplication, many varieties, overprints, officials, registered, postage dues, with "Specimen" overprints; massive retail value, includes some postally used; always popular for its classic engraved issues, especially since it was founded by US black settlers and the first and only self-declared independent country in Africa;these are the early classic issues, not the late twentieth-century "wallpaper", Fine to Very Fine, a goldmine waiting for you to extract its treasure.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
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Lot 1043
Liberia, Extensive and Wide-Ranging Accumulation. Including a nice represented, used Palo album collection, plus a second Palo album of modern issues to 1980; also included are two huge 3-ring binders, one of which is packed with proofs, etc., mostly centered around 1940s-50s issues, with Arthur Sysk issue proofs, etc., Fine to Very Fine, loads of good pickings throughout; worth a close review.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $475.
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Lot 1044

Liberia, Souvenir Sheet Collection, 1949-86. A topical paradise; thousands of sorted souvenir sheets (often 50-100 of each) in a box on some of the most popular topics: UPU, Boy Scouts, Soccer, Native Animals, Churchill, Space, the Queen Mother, JFK, World Cup, Olympics, Zeppelin, US Bicentennial, huge retail poential, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $250.
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Lot 1045
Liberia, Collection, 1860-1923. On old time pages, with a good selection of 15 early sitting Liberia issues, some early perforate and imperforate numerals and some of the difficult late 19th century and early 20th century issues, usual mixed condition, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $300.
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