DOUBLE HEADS
Last updated: 20th June, 2018
10d
MDH671 scarlet and reddish mauve, long gash headplate. Overprinted 'SPECIMEN', small hinge thin at top otherwise fine mint. SG 149s SOLD
D1025 scarlet and reddish mauve, long gash headplate. Very fine mint. SG 149 £40
RA9745 scarlet and reddish mauve, long gash headplate. Very fine mint. SG 149 £40
MDH977 1910 10d scarlet and reddish mauve, long gash headplate. Very fine mint. SG 149 £40
MDH538 scarlet and reddish mauve, long gash headplate. Remarkably deep shades, very fine mint. SG 149 £50
MDH976 1910 10d scarlet and reddish mauve, long gash headplate. Hinge trace superb fresh mint. SG 149 £50
MDH978 1910 10d scarlet and reddish mauve, long gash headplate. Position 5 upper right corner copy showing running sheet number '303' in margin. Very fine mint. Lovely. SG 149 SOLD
MDH353 scarlet and reddish mauve, long gash headplate. Position 2 showing long gash in Queen's ear. Perf. fault at top, fine mint. SG 149 var. £75
RA6466 scarlet and reddish mauve, long gash headplate. Position 2 showing long gash in Queen's ear. Fine mint. SG 149 var. £90
MDH673 scarlet and reddish mauve, long gash headplate. Position 2 showing long gash in Queen's ear. Superb and fresh unmounted. Exceptional. SG 149 var. £225
MDH448 scarlet and reddish mauve, long gash headplate. Position 3. Hinge trace, very fine mint. SG 149 £45
MDH449 scarlet and reddish mauve, long gash headplate. Position 5. Very fine mint. SG 149 £40
MDH452 scarlet and reddish mauve, long gash headplate. Position 23. Very fine mint. SG 149 £40
MDH674 scarlet and reddish mauve, long gash headplate. Position 25 showing lines by King's cheek. Very fine mint. SG 149 var. £60
MDH982 1910 10d scarlet and reddish mauve, long gash headplate. Fine used cancelled part 'BULAWAYO 17 AUG 11' datestamp. SG 149 £45
D1029 scarlet and reddish mauve, long gash headplate. Fine used. SG 149 £50
MDH981 1910 10d scarlet and reddish mauve, long gash headplate. Very fine used cancelled part 'SALISBURY 16 AUG 13' datestamp. SG 149 £50
MDH102 scarlet and reddish mauve, long gash headplate. Very fine used cancelled 'REGISTERED / BULAWAYO MR 12 13' datestamp. SG 149 £50
MDH980 1010 10d scarlet and reddish mauve, long gash headplate. Superb used cancelled crisp 'GADZEMA 14 JUN 12' datestamp. Lovely. SG 149 SOLD
MDH983 1010 10d scarlet and reddish mauve, long gash headplate. Position 2 showing long gash in Queen's ear. Superb used part datestamp at right. Scarce and a lovely stamp. SG 149 £175
RA4838 scarlet and reddish mauve, long gash headplate. Block of four superb CTO ‘GWELO 22 FEB 1912’. RARE. SG 149 £275
MDH745 1910 10d scarlet and maroon (whitish heads), long gash headplate. Position 46 showing King’s extra curl. Very fine mint. RSC A var. £145
MDH979 1910 10d carmine and deep purple, long gash headplate. Very fine fresh mint. SG 150 £425
D1036 carmine and deep purple, long gash headplate. Superb CTO. SG 150 £45
MDH104 carmine and deep purple, long gash headplate. Superb CTO 'GWELO'. SG 150 £45
RA9747 carmine and deep purple, long gash headplate. Superb CTO 'SALISBURY'. SG 150 £45
MDH750 1910 10d carmine and deep purple, long gash headplate. Position 2 showing long gash in Queen's ear. Superb CTO 'GWELO'. SG 150 var. £135
MDH679 carmine and deep purple, long gash headplate. Position 2 showing long gash in Queen's ear. Superb CTO 'BULAWAYO'. SG 150 var. £150
RA9927 carmine and deep purple, long gash headplate. Position 5 top right corner copy with running sheet no. '27'. Superb CTO 'GWELO'. SG 150 £60
MDH729 1910 10d carmine and deep purple, long gash headplate. Position 46 showing King's extra curl, superb CTO 'BULAWAYO'. SG 150 £65
RA2635 carmine and deep purple, long gash headplate. Superb CTO 'BULAWAYO', full gum and exceptionally pale frame, most unusual. SG 150 shade £60
MDH539 deep rose-red and (aniline) deep dull purple, long gash headplate. Vertical pair positions 23-28, superb fresh mint. A wonderful and very scarce multiple. RSC B £2,200
MDH680 scarlet-vermilion and maroon, (clean) thick ear I headplate. Centred upwards and small tone area around 'R' of 'RHODESIA' otherwise fine mint. RSC C £600
RA3975 scarlet-vermilion and maroon, (clean) thick ear I headplate. Very fine mint. Rare. RSC C £1,350
RA3368 scarlet-vermilion and maroon, (clean) thick ear I headplate. Very fine mint. Rare. RSC C £1,450
RA9020 scarlet-vermilion and maroon, (clean) thick ear I headplate. Fine used cancelled 'BULAWAYO A 18 FEB 1918' datestamps, partially smudged at top. Unwashed with intact colour. RSC C SOLD
MDH681 carmine-vermilion and maroon, thick ear headplate. Light soiling at left lightly cancelled at right. Unwashed with intact colour. Lovely. RSC D £175
RA5698 carmine-vermilion and maroon, thick ear headplate. Position 14 showing two white lines in Queen’s hair. Very fine used, unwashed with intact colour. RSC D £225
RA3369 orange-vermilion and maroon, (flawed) thick ear headplate. Characteristic crackly gum, a wonderful and fresh example of this exceptionally rare printing. RSC F
 
Note: prior to the discovery of this stamp, it was thought that three or four examples existed. A key stamp of the entire Double Head issue.
£5,500
1/-
MDH985 1910 1/- grey-black and deep blue-green, long gash headplate. Deep shades, hinge remain fine mint. SG 151 £40
MDH984 1910 1/- grey-black and deep blue-green, long gash headplate. Deep shades, very fine fresh mint. SG 151 £50
MDH987 1910 1/- grey-black and deep blue-green, long gash headplate. Lighter shades, very fine fresh mint. SG 151 £50
MDH988 1910 1/- grey-black and deep blue-green, long gash headplate. Lighter shades, very fine fresh mint. SG 151 £50
RA8961 grey-black and deep blue-green, long gash headplate. Exceptionally intense shades. Hinge remain very fine mint. Lovely. SG 151 £50
MDH986 1910 1/- grey-black and deep blue-green, long gash headplate. Deep shades, hinge trace superb fresh mint. SG 151 £65
RA7543 grey-black and deep blue-green, long gash headplate. Considerably off-centre with perforations at left well into design of stamp. Very fine mint. SG 151 £45
MDH309 grey-black and deep blue-green, long gash headplate. Very fine used light part datestamp, unwashed with full gum. SG 151 £35
RA7230 grey-black and deep blue-green, long gash headplate. Very fine used light part datestamp. SG 151 SOLD
MDH996 1910 1/- grey-black and deep blue-green, long gash headplate. Very fine used light part datestamps. SG 151 £35
RA8176 grey-black and deep blue-green, long gash headplate. Very fine used cancelled 'QUE QUE' datestamp at base. Uncommon. SG 151 £35
MDH540 grey-black and deep blue-green, long gash headplate. Superb used cancelled crisp 'SALISBURY 13 DEC 1910' datestamp. SG 151 £50
RA9105 grey-black and deep blue-green, long gash headplate. Fine used cancelled part 'TURKOIS MINE' datestamps. Uncommon. SG 151 £50
RA8178 grey-black and deep blue-green, long gash headplate. Superb used cancelled part datestamp at right. Uncommon. SG 151 £40
RA6695 grey-black and deep blue-green, long gash headplate. Fine used cancelled ‘BULAWAYO 12 NOV 10’ second day of issue datestamp. SG 151 £70
MDH997 1910 1/- grey-black and deep blue-green, long gash headplate. Very fine CTO "GWELO 13'. Very scarce on this printing. SG 151 £125
MDH574 black and deep blue-green, mid gash headplate. Very fine and fresh mint. Scarce. SG 151a
 
Note: examples of this printing in fine condition, and not position 2, are notably scarce.
£250
MDH433 black and deep blue-green, mid gash headplate. Light shades, exceptionally fine and fresh mint. Scarce. SG 151a
 
Note: examples of this printing in fine condition, and not position 2, are notably scarce.
£250
RA5699 black and deep blue-green, mid gash headplate. Fine used cancelled ‘BULAWAYO 20 AUG 11’. SG 151a £25
MDH310 black and deep blue-green, mid gash headplate. Very fine used cancelled part ‘SALISBURY’ datestamp. SG 151a £30
MDH708 1910 1/- black and pale blue-green, mid gash headplate. Very fine mint. SG 152 £50
MDH991 1910 1/- black and pale blue-green, mid gash headplate. Very fine mint. SG 152 £50
MDH812 1910 1/- black and pale blue-green, mid gash headplate. Hinge trace superb fresh mint. SG 152 £70
MDH470 black and pale blue-green, mid gash headplate. A markedly weak impression of the Heads, some lines of shading weak and broken. Distinct and most unusual. Small corner crease upper right otherwise fine mint. SG 152 £60
RA9750 black and pale blue-green, mid gash headplate. Lovely deep shades, very fine mint. SG 152 £60
MDH990 1910 1/- black and pale blue-green, mid gash headplate. A remarkably pale / worn impression. Centred down, fine mint. SG 152 shade £50
RA6984 black and pale blue-green, mid gash headplate. A bright shade, strong anilinity. Very fine mint. SG 152 shade £55
MDH992 1910 1/- black and pale blue-green, mid gash headplate. Position 36 showing rust flaw. A remarkably blue shade with clear aniline reverse. Very fine fresh mint. A lovely stamp. SG 152 SOLD
MDH989 1910 1/- black and pale blue-green, mid gash headplate. Position 43 showing printer's mark upper left. Superb fresh mint. SG 152 £75
MDH1002 1910 1/- black and pale blue-green (apparently printing 2), mid gash headplate. File sheet samples ex. the Waterlow archive, vertical pair positions 23-28. Usual punctures and condition for these. SG 152 printer's samples SOLD
RA8180 black and pale blue-green, mid gash headplate. Very fine used and scarce commercial useage. SG 152 £30
RA8181 black and pale blue-green, mid gash headplate. Very fine used and scarce commercial useage. SG 152 £35
RA8182 black and pale blue-green, mid gash headplate. Position 43 showing printer's mark upper left, very fine used and scarce commercial useage. SG 152 £40
D1050 black and pale blue-green, mid gash headplate. Very fine CTO. SG 152 £12
MDH998 1910 1/- black and pale blue-green, mid gash headplate. Position 8 showing printer's mark lower left. Superb CTO. SG 152 £20
MDH312 black and pale blue-green, mid gash headplate. Position 15 showing King's extra eyebrow, very fine CTO. SG 152 £20
D1058 black and pale-blue-green (deep shades), mid gash headplate. Vertical strip of three perfined and violet cancels. Lower stamp defective, lovely deep shades, fine and attractive. SG 152 fiscal use £30
RA7746 purple-black and blue-green, long gash headplate. Very fine fresh mint. An elusive printing. SG 152a £225
MDH993 1010 1/- purple-black and blue-green, long gash headplate. Very fine fresh mint. An elusive printing. SG 152a £250
RA2645 purple-black and blue-green, long gash headplate. Position 2 showing long gash in Queen’s ear. Very fine mint. Uncommon. SG 152a var. £400
RA6698 purple-black and blue-green, long gash headplate. Position 2 showing long gash in Queen’s ear. Very fine mint. SG 152a var. £400
RA4846 purple-black and blue-green, long gash headplate. Very fine used cancelled ‘LIVINGSTONE 1 JUN 1912’. SG 152a SOLD
MDH314 purple-black and blue-green, long gash headplate. Very fine used, unwashed with full gum. SG 152a £45
MDH590 purple-black and blue-green, long gash headplate. Very fine used cancelled part QUE QUE datestamp at right. SG 152a £40
RA6106 purple-black and blue-green, long gash headplate. Very fine used cancelled ‘LIVINGSTONE 11 AUG 1911’. SG 152a £50
MDH999 1910 1/- purple-black and blue-green, long gash headplate. Position 2 upper marginal showing long gash in Queen’s ear. Superb used part 'SALISBURY 28 NOV' datestamp at right leaving variety clear. Attractive and uncommon. SG 152a var. £175
D1068 Perf. 15, blue-black and turquoise-blue, thick ear headplate. Very fine used. SG 177 / RSC E £40
RA8186 Perf. 15, blue-black and turquoise-blue, thick ear headplate. Very fine used cancelled with light datestamp. SG 177 / RSC E £45
RA8187 Perf. 15, blue-black and turquoise-blue, thick ear headplate. Very fine used cancelled ‘12 DEC 1912’ corner datestamp. A lovely stamp. SG 177 / RSC E £55
RA8188 Perf. 15, blue-black and turquoise-blue, thick ear headplate. Superb used cancelled light datestamp at left. A lovely stamp. SG 177 / RSC E £55
RA8189 Perf. 15, blue-black and turquoise-blue, thick ear headplate. Superb used cancelled light datestamps at left and right. A lovely stamp. SG 177 / RSC E £55
RA5703 Perf. 15, blue-black and turquoise-blue, thick ear headplate. Very fine used cancelled ‘LONELY MINE 13’ datestamp. SG 177 / RSC E £65
RA4395 Perf. 15, blue-black and turquoise-blue, thick ear headplate. Very fine used, part datestamp at top. SG 177 / RSC E £70
RA7231 Perf. 15, blue-black and turquoise-blue, thick ear headplate. Very fine used cancelled ‘SALISBURY 13 DEC 1912’. SG 177 / RSC E £75
MDH591 Perf. 15, blue-black and turquoise-blue, thick ear headplate. Very fine used lovely deep shades, part '* QUE QUE *' sc datestamp. A wonderful stamp. SG 177 / RSC E £110
RA8193 Perf. 15, blue-black and turquoise-blue, thick ear headplate. Position 2 showing Queen's thick ear, very fine used cancelled 'SALISBURY 12' light datestamp. Scarce. SG 177 / RSC E var. £165
MDH98 black and pale turquoise blue, no gash headplate. Some flat gum, fine mint. RSC F £200
RA5065 black and pale turquoise-blue, no gash headplate. Position 23, very fine mint. RSC F £300
MDH6 black and pale turquoise-blue, no gash headplate. Very fine mint. RSC F £300
D1069 black and pale turquoise blue, no gash headplate. Very fine mint. RSC F £350
MDH994 1910 1/- black and pale turquoise-blue, no gash headplate. Position 15 showing King's extra eyebrow flaw, very fine fresh mint. Lovely. RSC F SOLD
MDH99 black and pale turquoise-blue, no gash headplate. Fine used cancelled corner datestamp. RSC F £20
MDH318 black and pale turquoise-blue, no gash headplate. Very fine used. RSC F £20
MDH319 black and pale turquoise-blue, no gash headplate. Showing good upwards shift of headplate, fine used cancelled 'SALISBURY 10 SEP 14' datestamp. RSC F £20
RA4849 black and pale turquoise-blue, no gash headplate. Superb used cancelled neat part ‘SALISBURY’ datestamp at base. RSC F £20
RA6108 black and pale turquoise-blue, no gash headplate. Very fine used cancelled ‘SALISBURY APR 13’. RSC F £20
RA8623 black and pale turquoise-blue, no gash headplate. Very fine used cancelled part ‘LIVINGSTONE APR 14’ datestamp. RSC F £20
RA8631 black and pale turquoise-blue, no gash headplate. Very fine used cancelled part ‘REGD BULAWAYO AUG 15’ sc datestamp. RSC F £25
MDH592 black and pale turquoise blue, no gash headplate. Positions 1-2 horizontal pair, 2 showing oval dot in left margin and marks above left of King's head. Fine used cancelled part large 'BULAWAYO' datestamps. An extraordinary commercially used multiple. RSC F £225
MDH320 black and pale turquoise-blue, no gash headplate. Position 2 showing dot in left margin and marks upper left of King's head. Fine used. Uncommon. RSC F var. £45
RA8630 black and pale turquoise-blue, no gash headplate. Position 42 showing printer's mark upper right, fine used cancelled part ‘BULAWAYO’ datestamp. RSC F £25
D1073 black and pale turquoise-blue, no gash headplate. On piece violet oval cancel. RSC F fiscal use £10
D1074 black and pale turquoise-blue, no gash headplate. Pen cancelled initials and date. RSC F fiscal use £12
RA8622 Perf. 15, black and pale turquoise-blue, no gash headplate. Very fine used indestinct cancel. SG 177 / RSC F £45
MDH593 Perf. 15, black and pale turquoise-blue, no gash headplate. Very fine used cancelled part 'REDG BULAWAYO' sc datestamps. Lovely. SG 177 / RSC F £55
RA6699 Perf. 15, black and pale turquoise-blue, no gash headplate. Vertical strip of three fine used. Attractive. SG 177 / RSC F £150
MDH322 Perf. 15, black and pale dull turquoise-blue, no gash headplate. Fine used light datestamp. SG 177 / RSC F 3 £45
MDH995 1910 1/- black and bright turquoise-blue, no gash headplate. Position 46, and showing perforation pin hole out of alignment at both top and base. Very fine mint. Scarce. RSC H £350
MDH1001 1910 1/- black and bright turquoise-blue, no gash headplate. Positions 1-6 vertical pair, left margin trimmed. Very fine used cancelled parts 'NYAMANDHLOVU' datestamps. Lovely. RSC H £70
MDH1000 1910 1/- black and bright turquoise-blue, no gash headplate. Position 26, very fine used. RSC H SOLD
MDH321 black and bright turquoise-blue, no gash headplate. A very blue shade, fine used. RSC H £25
RA5068 Perf. 15, black and bright turquoise-blue, no gash headplate. Position 30, very fine mint. Very scarce. SG 177 / RSC H £900
MDH8 Perf. 15, black and bright turquoise-blue, no gash headplate. Very fine mint. Very scarce. SG 177 / RSC H £975
RA8626 Perf. 15, black and bright turquoise-blue, no gash headplate. Position 42 showing printer's mark upper right, very fine used cancelled 'SALISBURY 27 MAR 1918' datestamp. SG 177 / RSC H £55
RA8629 Perf. 15, black and bright turquoise-blue, no gash headplate. Superb used cancelled crisp corner '1918' datestamp. SG 177 / RSC H £60
RA3692 Perf. 15, black and bright turquoise-blue, no gash headplate. Superb used cancelled crisp 'SALISBURY 8 FEB 1918' datestamp. Exceptional. SG 177 / RSC H £60
RA5246 Perf. 15, black and bright turquoise-blue, no gash headplate. Position 2 showing dot in left margin, very fine used. SG 177 / RSC H £90
2/-
D1082 black and ultramarine, long gash headplate. Very fine mint. SG 153 £90
MDH1003 1910 2/- black and ultramarine, long gash headplate. Very fine mint. SG 153 £95
MDH1004 1910 2/- black and ultramarine, long gash headplate. Very fine mint. SG 153 £95
MDH1005 1910 2/- black and ultramarine, long gash headplate. Very fine mint. SG 153 £95
MDH1006 1910 2/- black and ultramarine, long gash headplate. Very fine mint. SG 153 £95
MDH1007 1910 2/- black and ultramarine, long gash headplate. An over-inked impression of the heads with resultant light smudging of the ink, showing at right of Queen. Very fine mint. Unusual. SG 153 £120
AMDH24 black and ultramarine, long gash headplate. Position 2 showing long gash in Queen's ear. Very fine mint. SG 153 var. £325
MDH83 black and ultramarine, long gash headplate. Position 45 showing horizontal scratch through Queen's tiara. Very fine mint. SG 153 £100
RA8963 black and ultramarine, long gash headplate. Superb used cancelled 'SALISBURY NOV 1910'. SG 153 £75
RA7233 black and ultramarine, long gash headplate. Very fine used cancelled ‘GOLDEN VALLEY MAR 1912'. SG 153 SOLD
MDH1008 1910 2/- black and ultramarine, long gash headplate. Cancelled with light but discernible 'TELEGRAPH OFFICE / NO 22 10 / BULAWAYO' sc datestamp. A remarkable useage. SG 153 SOLD
MDH1009 1910 2/- black and ultramarine, long gash headplate. Position 2 showing long gash in Queen's ear. Very fine CTO. SG 153 var. £225
AMDH25 black and (greenish) dull blue, thick ear headplate. Hinge remains, fine fresh mint. Very scarce. SG 154 £650
RA6479 Perf. 15, black and dull blue, thick ear headplate. Very fine mint, very scarce. SG 178 £1,800
MDH1010 1910 2/- deep black and blue, no gash headplate. Position 43 showing printer's mark upper left. Very fine fresh mint. A wonderful and very scarce stamp. RSC C £1,200
RA2655 deep black and blue, no gash headplate. Very fine used, light datestamp. RSC C £75
RA8146 Perf. 15, deep black and blue, no gash headplate. Position 50 showing vertical line upper left, a few soiled / toned perf. tips. Wonderful colour contrast and a visually striking stamp. Very rare. SG 178 / RSC C £750
RA4399 Perf. 15, deep black and blue, no gash headplate. Very fine used, light datestamp. Uncommon this fine. SG 178 / RSC C £225
MDH1011 1910 2/- black and china blue, thick ear headplate. Short perforation at base otherwise fine fresh mint. RSC D £450
MDH1012 1910 2/- black and china blue (apparently printing 6), thick ear headplate. File sheet samples ex. the Waterlow archive, position 14. Usual punctures and condition for these. RSC D printer's samples SOLD
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