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SG 151  Grey-Black & Deep Turquoise-Blue

Long Gash 1

 

 

 

SG 151  (Shade) Slate-Purple & Dull Turquoise-Green

Long Gash 1

 

 

 

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SG 151  (Shade) Slate-Purple & Deep Turquoise-Green

Long Gash 1

 

 

 

10151a

SG 151a (Oily) Black & Deep Turquoise-Blue

Mid Gash 2

 

 

 

151av1pos8

SG 151a (v.1)  (Oily) Black & Pale Turquoise-Blue

Mid Gash 2

 

 

 

10152

SG 152  Black & Turquoise-Green

Mid Gash 2

 

 

 

10152a

SG 152  (Shade) Black & Pale Blue-Green

Mid Gash 2

 

 

 

152v1

SG 152 (v.1)  Blue-Black & Bright Turquoise-Green

Mid Gash 2

 

 

 

 10151ba

RSC-A  Slate-Purple & Dull Blue-Green

Long Gash 1

 

 

 

10152ac

RSC-C  Black & (Aniline) Dull Blue-Green

Mid Gash 2

 

 

 

rsc-cpos44

RSC-C  Black & (Aniline) Dull Blue-Green

Mid Gash 2

Similar to the above, but using a different scanner.

 

10152f2

RSC-F2  Black & Pale Turquoise-Blue

No Gash 4

 

 

 

10152f3

RSC-F3  Black & Pale Dull Turquoise-Blue

No Gash 6

 

 

 

10152g

RSC-G  Black & Turquoise-Blue

No Gash 4

 

 

 

 

SG 153  Black & Bluish Ultramarine

Long Gash 1

 

 

 

SG 153  Black & Bluish Ultramarine (shade)

Long Gash 1

The frame comes in a variety of blue shades.  It is only the (v.1) below which is recognized as a variant due to the strong grey nuance in the blue.

 

10153a-478

SG 153 (v.1)  Black & Deep Grey-Blue

Long Gash 1

 

 

 

10154-113

SG 154  Grey-Black & (Greenish) Dull Blue

Thick Ear 4

Also known in Perf. 15 as SG 178.

 

 

rsc-a

RSC-A  (Dull Grey) Black & Dull Greyish Blue

Hook 2

A very scarce stamp.

 

 

10154b-484

RSC-B  Black (Worn) & Blue

Short Gash 2

Also known in Perf. 15.

 

 

 

10154c-139

RSC-C (v.2)  Deep Black & Greenish Dull Blue

No Gash 2

Also known in Perf. 15.

 

 

10154d-481

RSC-D (v.1)  Black & Deep (Refulgent) China Blue

Thick Ear 1

 

 

 

rsc-e

RSC-E  Deep Black & Light Blue (Shades)

No Gash 4

Also known in Perf. 15.

 

 

10155

SG 155  (Brownish) Black & Deep Rose-Red

Hook 3

 

 

 

SG 155  (Brownish) Black & Deep Rose-Red

Hook 3

A shade of the above and using a different scanner.

 

 

 

10155a

SG 155a  Grey-Black & Deep Carmine

Long Gash 1

 

 

 

10155b

SG 156  Agate & Carmine-Lake

Long Gash 3

 

 

 

 

10155c

SG 157  Grey-Black & Rose-Carmine

Long Gash 1

 

 

 

SG 157  Grey-Black & Rose-Carmine (shade)

Long Gash 1

This image shows the more rose color of the frame better than the example above.

10155d

SG 157  (Slur & Shade) Brownish Grey-Black & Rose-Carmine

Long Gash 1

 

 

 

10155e

RSC-C  (Matt) Brown & 'Aniline' Brown-Lake

Mid Gash 2

 

 

 

10155f

RSC-D  Blackish Brown & Brown-Lake

Mid Gash 2

 

 

 

10155g

RSC-E  (Yellowish) Deep Brown & Brown-Lake

Mid Gash 2

 

 

 

SG 158  Slate Green & Blackish Purple

Long Gash 1

 

 

 

10158a

RSC-A  Deep Bluish Green & Deep Purple

Long Gash 1

Caveat: Often sold as the much scarcer SG 158a.

 

 

511a-158a

SG 158a  Deep Bluish Green & Purple

Short Gash 1

Caveat: Do not buy this stamp without a reputable certificate.

 

 

10158b

RSC-C  Bluish Green & (Pale) Dull Claret

Short Gash 1

Caveat: Do not buy this stamp without a reputable certificate.

 

 

212-rscc

RSC-C  Bluish Green & (Pale) Dull Claret

Short Gash 1

A shade of the above.

 

 

513-rscd

RSC-D  Deep Bluish Green & Deep Purple

Short Gash 1

Caveat: Do not buy this stamp without a reputable certificate.

 

 

10159

SG 159  (Pale) Lake-Brown & Deep Green

Long Gash 1

A close ally of RSC-C, but distinguished by the strong 'Lake-Brown' color to the heads.

 

10159a

SG 160a  Deep Rose-Red & Yellow-Green

Long Gash 3

 

 

 

10159b

SG 160a (v.1)  Deep Carmine-Red & (Greener) Yellow-Green

Long Gash 3

 

 

 

RSC-C  Scarlet-Vermilion & Deep Green

Long Gash 1

A close ally of SG 159, but distinguished by the strong 'Scarlet' color to the heads.

 

 

RSC-E1  Deep Rose-Red & Bright Yellow-Green

Short Gash 1

 

 

 

SG 160b  (Deep) Rosine & Greenish-Blue

Long Gash 2

 

 

 

10161

SG 162  Bright Rose-Red & Blue

Short Gash 1

 

 

 

162

SG 162  Bright Rose-Red & Blue

Short Gash 1

A shade of the above.

 

 

10161a

RSC-A  Bright Carmine & Blue

Long Gash 2

 

 

 

 

10161b

RSC-C  Deep Rose-Red & Bright Grey-Blue

Hook 3

 

 

 

10161c

RSC-C (v.1)  Rose-Red & Cobalt-Blue

Hook 3

 

 

 

10161d

RSC-C (v.1) (Shade) Pale Rose-Red & Cobalt-Blue

Hook 3

 

 

 

RSC-D Carmine-Red & Deep Dull Blue

Mid Gash 2

 

 

 

 

10161e

RSC-G  Scarlet-Vermillion & Deep Violet-Blue

Short Gash 1

 

 

 

106-163

SG 163  Olive-Black & (Dull) Red-Orange

Hook 3

 

 

 

10164

SG 164  Pale Slate-Green & Orange-Red

Long Gash 1

 

 

 

 164

SG 164  Pale Slate-Green (shade) & Orange-Red

Long Gash 1 

 

 

 

164v1

SG 164 (v.1)  Deep Slate-Green & Indian Red

Long Gash 1

 

 

 

164-rsc-b

RSC-B  Slate-Green & Reddish-Orange

Mid Gash 1

 

 

 

10165

SG 165 Carmine-Red & (Purplish) Blue-Black

Long Gash 3

 

 

 

SG 165 Carmine-Red & (Bluish) Blue-Black

Long Gash 3

A distinct 'bluish' nuance to the frame color.

 

 

10165a

SG 165 (Shade) Carmine-Red & (Greyish/Purplish) Blue-Black

Long Gash 3

 

 

 

10165b

SG 166 Deep Rose-Red & (Bluish) Indigo  

Mid Gash 2

 

 

 

10165c

SG 166 (v.1) Deep Carmine-Red & (Sooty, Blackish) Indigo

Mid Gash 2

 

 

 

10166b

SG 166b.  Wrongly described as an "Error of Colour" by Stanley Gibbons. It is more correctly a "Rejected Colour". 

Ten sheets of stamps were sent to Rhodesia but returned to London as being too close in color to the 10d Double Head.  Only two sheets were saved from destruction for the philatelic trade.

Long Gash I

 

RSC-A1  Carmine-Vermilion & Pale Grey-Black

Long Gash 3

Similar to SG 165, but distinguished by the 'Orange' nuance to the portrait color.  This difference shows up under UV light.

10165d

RSC-D (Crimson) Brown-Lake & Blue-Black

Long Gash 2

 

 

 

10165e

RSC-E Bright Carmine & (Greyish) Slate

Long Gash 3

 

 

 

10165f

RSC-E (v.1) Deep Bright Carmine & 'Aniline' Deep Blue Slate

Long Gash 3

 

 

 

10165g

RSC-F Red-Brown & Pale Greenish Slate

Hook 2

Sometimes known as the 'Venetians'.

 

 

10165h

RSC-F Shade of the above

Hook 2

 

 

 

10165i

RSC-I (Scarlet) Deep Rose-Red & Grey-Black

Short Gash 2

 

 

 

10165j

RSC-K Bright Scarlet-Vermillion & Blue Grey-Black

Hook 1

 

 

 

RSC-L Scarlet-Vermillion & (Bluish) Slate

Hook 2