Last modified on 4 August 2014, at 15:05

International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Liberia

LiberiaEdit

  • Meter stamps from Liberia are quite scarce as only a few machines were ever used in the country, and apparently not for long.
  • The earliest seen is from 1966. Few examples are known with dates after the 1970s.
  • The stamps are inscribed “LIBERIA” either in the frank or the town mark.




Liberia stamp type 1.jpg

1. Pitney Bowes-GB “Automax” (MV), 1966. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$10]

Upright frank with simulated perforation borders.
“LIBERIA” in panel at top, “POSTAGE” and “PAID” vertical at sides.
Bottom panel contains “P.B.” at left and meter number with “MV” prefix at right.
Meter number 001 through 016 seen. Higher numbers may exist.
TM: DC
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Liberia stamp type 2.jpg

2. Pitney Bowes-GB “Automax” (MV), 1974. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$100]

Plain rectangular frank without country name and with previous inscriptions defaced.
Vertical line ornaments at the sides.
One machine known, used by the Liberia Telecommunications Corporation, without meter number.
TM: DC
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NOTE: This machine — or the die at least — was probably used originally in another country.



Liberia stamp type 3.jpeg

3. Pitney Bowes-GB “5000” (MV), 1973. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$50]

Open design with "REPUBLIC of LIBERIA" across top.
Coat of arms in center above meter number.
Small “POSTAGE PAID” and value box at right.
One machine known, used by the National Port Authority, meter number "P.B. 3615D".
TM: DC
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