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SG 138  'Aniline' Green-Black & 'Aniline' Orange

Long Gash 1

Known as the 'Greenbacks' due to the green color showing through on the back of the stamp.

 

138a-001

SG 138 (v.1)  'Aniline' Blue-Black & 'Aniline' Orange

Long Gash 1

 

 

 

138b-374

SG 138 (v.1)  (Shade) 'Aniline' Purple-Black & 'Aniline' Orange

Long Gash 1

 

 

 

139-380

SG 139-1  Brown-Purple & Dull Orange

Long Gash 2

The purple color shows through to the back of the stamp. 

 

 

139a-381

SG 139-2  Brown-Purple & Dull Orange

Long Gash 3

The purple color shows through to the back of the stamp.  Very difficult to differentiate from the above stamp.

 

140-375

SG 140  Greyish Black & Orange

Long Gash 1

 

 

 

140a-376

SG 140  (Shade) Purple-Black & Orange

Long Gash 1

 

 

 

140b-377

SG 140 (v.1)  Blue-Black & 'Aniline' Orange

Long Gash 1

 

 

 

140e-379

SG 140 (v.4)  Purple-Agate & Orange

Long Gash 1

 

 

 

rsca-092

RSC-A  Grey-Black (Matt) & Dull Orange

Mid Gash 1

 

 

 

rscb-387

RSC-B  Black (Worn) & Orange

Hook 2

 

 

 

 

rscc-070

RSC-C  Blue-Black & Red-Orange

Hook 1

Not issued in Rhodesia.  CTO's exist.

Also known Perf. 15 - SG 174.

 

rscc-385

RSC-C  (Shade) Blue-Black & Red-Orange

Hook 1

Not issued in Rhodesia.  CTO's exist.

Also known Perf. 15 - SG 174

 

RSC-C  (Shade) Blue-Black & Red-Orange

Hook 1

Not issued in Rhodesia.  CTO's exist.

This is the Perf. 15  SG 174.  A good example of the deep red-orange color.

 

rscd-383

RSC-D  Olive-Black (Very Worn) & Yellow Orange

Short Gash 3

Only one sheet of 50 stamps known to have been printed.

 

 

rsce-389

RSC-E  Blue (Greenish) Black & Yellow-Orange

Thick Ear 5

Also known Perf. 15 x 15

 

 

rscf1-390

RSC-F1  Blue-Black & Yellowish-Orange

No Gash 5

Also known Perf. 15 x 15.

 

 

rscf2-392a

RSC-F2  (Shade) Jet Black & Yellowish-Orange

No Gash 6

Also known Perf. 15 x 15.

 

 

SG 141  Purple-Brown & Olive-Green

Long Gash 1

The deepest green of the Long Gash 1 Printings.

 

 

141v1-395

SG 141 (v.1)  Purple-Brown & Yellow Olive-Green

Long Gash 1

 

 

 

141v2-050

SG 141 (v.2)  Purple-Brown & Bright Yellow Olive-Green

Long Gash 1

 

 

 

 

SG 141 (v.2)  Purple-Brown & Bright Yellow Olive-Green

Long Gash 1

As above, but using a different scanner!

 

 

141a-397

SG 141a  Purple-Brown & Olive-Yellow

Long Gash 1

 

 

 

5drsc-a

 

RSC-A  Red-Brown & Brown-Ochre

Long Gash 1

Known as 'The Pretender', this stamp is often confused with SG 142 (141ab) "error of color". 

 

 

5drsca

RSC-A  Red-Brown & Brown-Ochre

Long Gash 1

Known as 'The Pretender', this stamp is often confused with SG 142 (141ab) "error of color". 

A slightly greener shade of the above.

5drscb

RSC-B  Reddish-Brown & Ochre

Long Gash 1

Often mistaken for SG 142 (141ab) "error of color" below.

Also known as the 'Roman Ochre'.

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

142-209

SG 142 (141ab)  Purple-Brown & Ochre

Thick Ear 1

The so-called "error of color".

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

 

 

142v1-402

SG 142 (141ab) (v.1)   Bright Red-Brown & Yellow Olive-Bistre

Thick Ear 1

The so-called "error of color".

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

 

143-406

SG 143  Lake-Brown & Olive

No Gash 5

Also known Perf. 15 x 15.

 

 

 

rscc-404

RSC-C  Lake-Brown & Yellow-Olive

Thick Ear 5

Also known Perf. 15 x 15.

 

 

SG 144  (Red) Purple-Brown & Deep Claret

Long Gash 1

 

 

 

144-408a

SG 144  (Shade) Bright (Red) Purple-Brown & Claret

Long Gash 1

A large range of shades exist for this stamp.

 

 

145-215

SG 145  Brown & Purple

Thick Ear 3

 

 

 

 

145-278

SG 145  Brown & Purple

Thick Ear 3

One of the many shades.

 

 

 

145-416

SG 145  Brown & Purple

Thick Ear 3

Another of the many shades.

 

 

 

145-red

SG 145  Brown & Purple

Thick Ear I (3)

The red-frame shade. 

 

 

 

SG 145a  (Yellowish) red-brown & Deep Claret

Long Gash 3

The lighter definition of the head plate is coupled with a very distinguishing 'Yellow' nuance to the portrait.

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

145a-2

SG 145a  (Yellowish) red-brown & Deep Claret

Long Gash 3

The lighter definition of the head plate is coupled with a very distinguishing 'Yellow' nuance to the portrait.

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

rsca-410

RSC-A  Brown-Purple & Deep Rose-Lilac

Long Gash 3

 

 

 

rscd-419

RSC-D  Lake-Brown & (Purplish) Crimson

Short Gash 2

 

 

 

rsce-412

RSC-E  Chocolate & (Redder) Maroon

Thick Ear 1

 

 

 

fscf-413

RSC-F  Chocolate & Deep Claret

Thick Ear 1

 

 

 

 

rsch-423

RSC-H  Purple-Brown & (Purplish) Deep Claret

Thick Ear 5

Also known Perf. 15 x 15.

 

 

rsci

RSC-I  Reddish-Brown & (Brownish) Purple

No Gash 5

Also known Perf. 15 x 15.

 

 

SG 146  'Smoky' Blue-Black & (Deeper) Dull Purple

Mid Gash 1

An extremely scarce stamp.

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

SG 147  Slate-Purple & Deep Dull Purple

Long Gash 3

 

 

 

147s-436

SG 147  (Shade) Purple & Deep Dull Purple

Long Gash 3

 

 

 

147

SG 147  (Shade) Slate-Purple & Deep Dull Purple

Long Gash 3

A deeper shade.

 

 

147s-437

RSC-A  Dull Purple & Deep Dull Purple

Long Gash 3

Perf. 14 x 14

 

 

148-439

SG 148  Greenish Black & (Browner) Deep Dull Purple

Mid Gash 1

 

 

 

148s-288

SG 148  (Shade) Deep (Green) Black & (Browner) Deep Dull Purple

Mid Gash 1

 

 

 

185-428

SG 185  Grey-Black & Deep Dull Purple

Long Gash 1

Perf 131/2 x 131/2

 

 

8d185

SG 185  Grey-Black & Deep Dull Purple

Long Gash 1

Perf 131/2 x 131/2

As above, but using a different scanner!  SG 185 has the blackest heads of the SG 185/185a Long Gash 1 group.

185v1-429

SG 185 (v.1)  Pale Grey-Black & Deep Dull Purple

Long Gash 1

 

 

 

185a-2

SG 185a  Deep Dull-Purple (Pale Shade) & Dull Purple

Long Gash 1

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

 

 

rscb-052

RSC-B  Grey-Black & Dull Purple

Long Gash 1

 

 

 

 

rscb-430

RSC-B  Grey-Black & Dull Purple

Long Gash 1

A slight color variation on the stamp above.

 

 

rscc-431

RSC-C  (Violet) Grey-Black & Deep Dull Purple

Long Gash 1

 

 

 

rscd-432

RSC-D  (Purplish) Grey-Black & Dull Purple

Long Gash 1

 

 

 

8drsc-e

RSC-E  Deep Dull Purple & Deep Dull Purple

Long Gash 1

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

 

 

SG 149  Bright Scarlet & Mauve

Long Gash 1

 

 

 

 

rsca-441

RSC-A  Scarlet & Maroon

Long Gash 1

 

 

 

 

150v2-444

SG 150 (v.2)  Deep Rose-Red & Brown-Purple 'Buff Paper'

Long Gash 2

 

 

 

10drsc-c

RSC-C  Scarlet-Vermilion & (Purplish) Maroon

Thick Ear 1

 

 

 

rscd1-447

RSC-D1  Carmine-Vermilion & (Brownish) Maroon

Thick Ear 1

 

 

 

10drsc-d1

RSC-D1  Carmine-Vermilion & (Brownish) Maroon

Thick Ear 1

As above, but using a different scanner!