1947 Centenary of Independence Issue

Issued to commemorate the centenary of Liberia's independence.

Regular stamps: 305-08

Air mail stamps: C58-60


Issue date December 22, 1947
Printing method Engraved
Printer E. A. Wright Bank Note Company
Number printed 100,000 copies of each[1]
Paper Unwatermarked
Perforation 12½
Sheet size 25 (5x5)
Subjects 1c - Liberian Star; 2c - Liberty; 3c - Arms of Liberia, 5c - Map of Liberia; 12c - J. J. Roberts Monument; 25c - Flag of Liberia; 50c - Centenary Monument

Further reading

  • "The Independence Issue of Liberia" / pp. 7-14 / Journal of the Liberian Philatelic Society / Bruns, Franklin R., Jr. / Jul-Sep 2007


1. A Century of Liberian Philately Rogers, Col. Henry H. / 1971

See also

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