DOUBLE HEADS
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1910 2/6 black and rose-carmine, long gash headplate. Position 2 showing long gash in Queen's ear, superb used cancelled 'SALISBURY' leaving the flaw clear. RARE. SG 157 var.
1910 3/- bright green and magenta, short gash headplate. Position 2 showing short gash in Queen's ear, hinge remnant at left, very fine mint. RARE. SG 158a var.
£750
£1,800
Last updated: 10th August, 2020
2/6
MDH1170 1910 2/6 black and lake, hook headplate. Position 37 showing printer's guide dot upper right corner. Hinge remnants, fine mint. SG 155 £140
MDH1774 1910 2/6 black and lake, hook headplate. Hinge trace, very fine fresh mint. SG 155 £285
RA7235 1910 2/6 black and lake, hook headplate. Very fine fresh mint with striking deep shades. SG 155 £300
RA9108 1910 2/6 black and lake, hook headplate. Left marginal, very fine fresh mint. Lovely. SG 155 £325
MDH1260 1910 2/6 black and lake, hook headplate. Frame distinctly towards crimson, right marginal, superb and fresh mint. Lovely. SG 155 £325
RA7748 1910 2/6 black and lake, hook headplate. Right marginal, very fine fresh mint. Lovely. SG 155 £325
MDH1014 1910 2/6 black and vermilion-lake shade, hook headplate. Superb fresh mint. An extraordinary stamp. SG 155 shade SOLD
MDH1264 1910 2/6 black and lake, hook headplate. Very fine CTO SALISBURY. SG 155 £350
MDH1789 1910 2/6 brownish black and carmine-red, hook headplate. Wonderful deep shades. RARE correctly classified. RSC A SOLD
MDH440 1910 2/6 brownish black and carmine-red, hook headplate. Very fine used cancelled part large (SALISBURY) date not visible. Very scarce. RSC A £475
MDH1171 1910 2/6 black and crimson, long gash headplate. Very fine mint. SG 155a £225
MDH1777 1910 2/6 black and crimson, long gash headplate. Hinge remnants, very fine mint. SG 155a £240
MDH1016 1910 2/6 black and crimson, long gash headplate. Very fine mint. SG 155a £250
MDH1256 1910 2/6 black and crimson, long gash headplate. Deep shades, very fine fresh mint. SG 155a £275
MDH1173 1910 2/6 black and crimson, long gash headplate. Hinge trace, very fine fresh mint. SG 155a £285
MDH408 1910 2/6 black and crimson, long gash headplate. Position 46 showing King's extra curl. Very fine fresh mint. SG 155a var. £425
MDH1257 1910 2/6 sepia and crimson, long gash headplate. Deep shades, very fine mint. SG 156 £325
MDH1776 1910 2/6 sepia and crimson, long gash headplate. Very fine fresh mint. SG 156 £325
MDH489 1910 2/6 sepia and crimson, long gash headplate. Vibrant strong shades, hinge remains very fine mint. A lovely stamp. SG 156 £325
MDH1788 1910 2/6 sepia and crimson, long gash headplate. Heads yellowish and light. Very fine mint. Lovely. SG 156 £325
MDH1174 1910 2/6 sepia and crimson, long gash headplate. Frame deep shade towards crimson, heads yellowish and light, a striking contrast. Very fine mint. Lovely. SG 156 £400
MDH1253 1910 2/6 sepia and crimson, long gash headplate. Superb and fresh unmounted. A wonderful stamp. SG 156 SOLD
MDH1258 1910 2/6 sepia and crimson, long gash headplate. Position 37 showing printer's guide dot upper right. Very fine mint. SG 156 £325
MDH1018 1910 2/6 sepia and deep crimson, long gash headplate. Position 50 showing King's nostril flaw, wonderful deep frame shade, hinge trace superb fresh mint. A lovely stamp. SG 156 £425
RA7549 1910 2/6 sepia and deep crimson, long gash headplate. A very weak impression with numerous lines of shading missing, in particular the King’s hairline, which at first glance appears to show the variety King’s extra curl. Aniline reverse. Very fine fresh mint. SG 156 £325
MDH1017 1910 2/6 sepia and crimson, long gash headplate. The heads show a marked translucent ‘etching’ effect on the reverse. Very fine mint. SG 156 £325
RA6991 1910 2/6 sepia and deep crimson, long gash headplate. Yellowish heads and strong anilinity on reverse, very fine mint. A lovely stamp. SG 156 £350
MDH1019 1910 2/6 sepia and crimson, long gash headplate. Superb and fresh unmounted. Exceptional. SG 156 £600
RA9549 1910 2/6 sepia and deep crimson, long gash headplate. Position 2 showing long gash in Queen's ear, superb fresh mint. Scarce. SG 156 var. £950
MDH544 1910 2/6 sepia and deep crimson, long gash headplate. Position 25 showing lines by King's cheek. Wonderful deep shades with a clear aniline effect of the frame on reverse, very fine fresh mint. Lovely. SG 156 var. £475
AMDH26 1910 2/6 bistre-brown and crimson, mid gash headplate. Position 2 showing mid gash in Queen's ear. Very fine fresh mint, wonderful colours. SG 156a var. £1,450
RA6993 1910 2/6 brown and (aniline) brown-lake (so called 'yellow-brown'), mid gash headplate. Position 2 showing mid gash in Queen's ear. Fine used cancelled with light datestamp at base. RARE. RSC C var. £850
AD253 1910 2/6 deep brown and brown-lake, mid gash headplate. Irregular perfs at left, otherwise superb fresh mint with a very small hinge remnant. RSC E £700
MDH1709 1910 2/6 deep brown and brown-lake (non aniline), mid gash headplate. Crackly gum, very fine mint. RSC E £750
MDH545 1910 2/6 deep brown and brown-lake (non aniline), mid gash headplate. Position 2 showing mid gash in Queen's ear, very fine mint. RSC E var. £1,250
AD254 1910 2/6 black and rose-carmine, long gash headplate. Deep shades. Fine mint. SG 157 £220
AD256 1910 2/6 black and rose-carmine, long gash headplate. Pale shades. Small area of offset on gum, otherwise very fine mint. SG 157 £220
MDH1021 1910 2/6 black and rose-carmine, long gash headplate. Very fine mint, deep frame shade. SG 157 £245
MDH1022 1910 2/6 black and rose-carmine, long gash headplate. Very fine mint, deep frame shade. SG 157 £245
MDH1484 1910 2/6 black and rose-carmine, long gash headplate. Very fine fresh mint. SG 157 £245
MDH1024 1910 2/6 black and rose-carmine, long gash headplate. Sepia tinted heads, hinge remnant fine mint. SG 157 £245
MDH1775 1910 2/6 black and rose-carmine, long gash headplate. Very fine fresh mint. SG 157 £245
MDH439 1910 2/6 black and rose-carmine, long gash headplate. Very fine mint, frame remarkably ‘pink’. SG 157 £285
RA5513 1910 2/6 black and rose-carmine, long gash headplate. Very fine mint, frame remarkably ‘pink’. SG 157 £300
MDH308 1910 2/6 black and rose-carmine, long gash headplate. Position 46 showing King's extra curl. Natural gum pooling as often encountered on the lower portion of the sheets of this printing, very fine mint. SG 157 var. £475
RA2999 1910 2/6 black and rose-carmine, long gash headplate. Position 46 showing King's extra curl. Grossly off-centre such that traces of the stamp above appear at top. Very fine mint. SG 157 var.
 
Note: we have yet to encounter any other Double Head so badly perforated.
£480
MDH1025 1910 2/6 black and rose-carmine, long gash headplate. Cancelled at upper right with crisp MADAME JOSEPH 'JA BULAWAYO' sc datestamp. Lovely. SG 157 £150
MDH1263 1910 2/6 black and rose-carmine, long gash headplate. Fine CTO 'SALISBURY 17 APR', some colour suffusion. Uncommon. SG 157 £225
MDH11 1910 2/6 black and rose-carmine, long gash headplate. Position 2 showing long gash in Queen's ear, superb used cancelled 'SALISBURY' leaving the flaw clear. RARE. SG 157 var. £750
MDH1488 1910 2/6 blackish brown and rose-red, long gash headplate. Very fine mint, and a classic example of this printing. RSC F £650
3/-
MDH711 1910 3/- green and violet, long gash headplate. Some short perforations at base, fine fresh mint. SG 158 £110
MDH1026 1910 3/- green and violet, long gash headplate. Fine fresh mint. SG 158 £140
MDH1176 1910 3/- green and violet, long gash headplate. Fine fresh mint. SG 158 £140
MDH1580 1910 3/- green and violet, long gash headplate. Lovely deep shades, fine mint. SG 158 £140
MDH1029 1910 3/- green and violet, long gash headplate. Very fine fresh mint. SG 158 £180
MDH1027 1910 3/- green and violet, long gash headplate. Very fine fresh mint. SG 158 £180
MDH1028 1910 3/- green and violet, long gash headplate. Very fine fresh mint. SG 158 £190
MDH1581 1910 3/- green and violet, long gash headplate. Very fine mint. SG 158 £180
MDH481 1910 3/- green and violet, long gash headplate. Deep shades, very fine mint. SG 158 £200
MDH1181 1910 3/- green and violet, long gash headplate. Light shades, hinge remnants fine mint. SG 158 £150
MDH1778 1910 3/- green and violet, long gash headplate. Very fine mint. SG 158 £185
MDH1247 1910 3/- green and violet, long gash headplate. Hinge trace, very fine mint. SG 158 £200
MDH1182 1910 3/- green and violet, long gash headplate. Striking deep shades, very fine fresh mint. A lovely stamp. SG 158 £225
RA7387 1910 3/- green and violet, long gash headplate. Very fine fresh mint, striking deep shades. A lovely stamp. SG 158 £200
MDH1248 1910 3/- green and violet, long gash headplate. Superb and fresh unmounted. Scarce in this condition. SG 158 SOLD
MDH1178 1910 3/- green and violet, long gash headplate. Superb and fresh unmounted. Scarce in this condition. SG 158 SOLD
MDH1579 1910 3/- green and violet, long gash headplate. Position 2 showing long gash in Queen's ear. Very fine mint. Uncommon. SG 158 var. £550
MDH1180 1910 3/- green and violet, long gash headplate. Position 2 showing long gash in Queen's ear. Very fine mint. Uncommon. SG 158 var. £600
MDH1250 1910 3/- green and violet, long gash headplate. Deep shades, very fine used. Uncommon. SG 158 £275
MDH1249 1910 3/- green and violet, long gash headplate. Position 2 showing long gash in Queen's ear, superb used cancelled part 'SALISBURY 21 DEC' datestamp at right. RARE. SG 158 var. £675
MDH1582 1910 3/- green and violet, long gash headplate. Deep shades, very fine CTO BULAWAYO. Rare in this shade. SG 158 £225
MDH1576 1910 3/- deep bluish green and deep purple, long gash headplate. Very fine mint. RSC A £180
MDH1031 1910 3/- deep bluish green and deep purple, long gash headplate. Very fine mint. RSC A £180
MDH484 1910 3/- deep bluish green and deep purple, long gash headplate. Very fine mint. RSC A £180
MDH1032 1910 3/- deep bluish green and deep purple, long gash headplate. Very fine mint. RSC A £190
MDH1779 1910 3/- deep bluish green and deep purple, long gash headplate. Very fine fresh mint. RSC A £200
MDH54 1910 3/- deep bluish green and deep purple, long gash headplate. Hinge trace, very fine mint. RSC A £200
MDH1179 1910 3/- deep bluish green and deep purple, long gash headplate. Intense vivid shades, an exceptional example, superb mint. RSC A £225
MDH1177 1910 3/- deep bluish green and deep purple, long gash headplate. Strong deep shades, crackly gum. Very fine mint. RSC A £225
D1118 1910 3/- deep bluish green and deep purple, long gash headplate. Ink smear at left, very fine mint. RSC A £150
RA7752 1910 3/- deep bluish green and deep purple, long gash headplate. A weak impression of the heads, particularly the Queen, with numerous lines of shading broken. Striking and unusual. RSC A £220
MDH547 1910 3/- deep bluish green and deep purple, long gash headplate. Position 2 showing long gash in Queen's ear. Hinge trace exceptionally fine fresh mint. Uncommon. RSC A var. £475
MDH1578 1910 3/- deep bluish green and deep purple, long gash headplate. Position 48 lower marginal showing part imprint in margin. Twice hinged, very fine fresh mint. RSC A £200
MDH1033 1910 3/- deep bluish green and deep purple, long gash headplate. Superb CTO. RSC A £160
MDH57 1910 3/- deep bluish green and deep purple, long gash headplate. Block of four superb CTO ‘SALISBURY 17 JUL 11’. RARE. RSC A
 
Note: multiples of this duty in any form are notable rare
SOLD
MDH1790 1910 3/- bright green and magenta, short gash headplate. Some light adherence on reverse, gum a little browned, fine and fresh appearance. SG 158a £475
AD262 1910 3/- bright green and magenta, short gash headplate. Few irregular perforations, otherwise fine mint. SG 158a £650
RA6998 1910 3/- bright green and magenta, short gash headplate. Very fine mint. B.P.A. certificate (1983). SG 158a £1,000
RA8933 1910 3/- bright green and magenta, short gash headplate. Position 2 showing short gash in Queen's ear, hinge remnant at left, very fine mint. RARE. SG 158a var. £1,800
MDH1034 1910 3/- bright green and magenta, short gash headplate. Very fine used, light datestamp. SG 158a £650
RA5520 1910 3/- bright green and magenta, short gash headplate. Fine used cancelled ‘SALISBURY 18 DEC 13’, intact colour. SG 158a £350
MDH1252 1910 3/- bright green and magenta, short gash headplate. Fine used, part BULAWAYO datestamp at right. SG 158a £350
RA8776 1910 3/- bright green and magenta, short gash headplate. Very fine used cancelled ‘SALISBURY 30 NOV’, intact colour. A lovely stamp. SG 158a £600
RA9225 1910 3/- bright green and magenta, short gash headplate. Very fine used cancelled part ‘SALISBURY’ datestamp, intact colour. B.P.A. certificate (2011). A lovely stamp. SG 158a £600
MDH1585 1910 3/- deep bluish green and purple, short gash headplate, apparently printing 1. Plate proofs ex. the Waterlow archive, left marginal block of four positions 21-22 / 26-27. Usual punctures and condition for these. SG 158a printer's proofs £350
MDH1583 1910 3/- Roulette, deep bluish green and purple, short gash headplate. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG unlisted £500
5/-
MDH1187 1910 5/- vermilion and deep green, long gash headplate. Few thinned perfs. at top, fine mint. SG 159 £85
MDH1186 1910 5/- vermilion and deep green, long gash headplate. Very fine unmounted. Scarce as such. SG 159 SOLD
MDH441 1910 5/- vermilion and deep green, long gash headplate. Light shades, fine mint. SG 159 £225
MDH1586 1910 5/- vermilion and deep green, long gash headplate. Position 17 showing printer's frame plate mark upper right. Very fine mint. SG 159 £225
MDH1780 1910 5/- vermilion and deep green, long gash headplate. Position 46 showing King's extra curl. Hinge remain, very fine mint. SG 159 var. £325
MDH1039 1910 5/- scarlet-vermilion and deep green, long gash headplate. Hinge remnants, very fine mint. RSC C £325
MDH1040 1910 5/- scarlet-vermilion and deep green, long gash headplate. Hinge trace, very fine mint. RSC C £375
MDH1185 1910 5/- scarlet-vermilion and deep green, long gash headplate. Lovely colours, very fine fresh mint. RSC C £325
MDH490 1910 5/- scarlet-vermilion and deep green, long gash headplate. Lower left corner position 46 showing King's extra curl. Very fine mint. Lovely. RSC C var. £475
MDH1046 1910 5/- scarlet and pale yellow-green, short gash headplate. Centred right otherwise very fine mint. SG 160 £225
RA6499 1910 5/- scarlet and pale yellow-green, short gash headplate. Very fine mint. SG 160 £275
MDH69 1910 5/- scarlet and pale yellow-green, short gash headplate. Hinge trace superb fresh mint. SG 160 £300
AD271 1910 5/- scarlet and (brighter) pale yellow-green, towards the ‘Apple’, short gash headplate. Position 13 showing part printers’ mark at upper left. Fine mint. SG 160 £275
MDH1243 1910 5/- scarlet and pale yellow-green, short gash headplate. Very fine CTO. SG 160 £110
MDH1242 1910 5/- scarlet and pale yellow-green, short gash headplate. Very fine CTO. SG 160 £110
RA8965 1910 5/- scarlet and pale yellow-green, short gash headplate. Very fine CTO. SG 160 £110
MDH67 1910 5/- scarlet and pale yellow-green, short gash headplate. Very fine CTO. SG 160 £110
MDH68 1910 5/- scarlet and pale yellow-green, short gash headplate. Very fine CTO. SG 160 £110
RA8777 1910 5/- scarlet and pale yellow-green group, short gash headplate. Position 2 showing short gash in Queen’s ear. Some colour run, fine CTO 'BULAWAYO 22 AUG'. SG 160 var. £300
RA8934 1910 5/- scarlet and pale yellow-green, short gash headplate. Block of four superb CTO ‘GWELO 6 MAY 1913’. SG 160 £700
RA5264 1910 5/- scarlet and pale yellow-green, short gash headplate. Upper left corner block of four, positions 1-2 / 6-7, 2 showing short gash in Queen’s ear. Superb CTO ‘GWELO’, full gum. Exceptional and RARE. SG 160 SOLD
MDH1595 1910 5/- scarlet and pale yellow-green, short gash headplate, apparently printing 7. Plate proofs ex. the Waterlow archive, vertical strip of three positions 33-43. Usual punctures and condition for these. SG 160 printer's proofs £200
MDH1596 1910 5/- scarlet and pale yellow-green, short gash headplate, apparently printing 7. Plate proofs ex. the Waterlow archive, block of four positions 23-24 / 28-29. Usual punctures and condition for these. SG 160 printer's proofs £275
MDH1047 1910 5/- deep rose-red and (brighter) yellow-green (so-called 'apple') short gash headplate. Light surface marks, fine mint. Distinct and uncommon. RSC E £175
MDH1588 1910 5/- deep rose-red and (brighter) yellow-green (so-called 'apple') short gash headplate. Fine mint. Distinct and uncommon. RSC E £175
MDH1681 1910 5/- deep rose-red and (brighter) yellow-green (so-called 'apple') short gash headplate. Right marginal, hinged on margin stamp wonderfully fresh unmounted. Distinct and uncommon. RSC E £475
MDH1043 1910 5/- crimson and yellow-green, long gash headplate. Fine mint. SG 160a £165
MDH1587 1910 5/- crimson and yellow-green, long gash headplate. Very fine mint. SG 160a £225
MDH1188 1910 5/- crimson and yellow-green, long gash headplate. Lighter / worn heads, very fine mint. SG 160a £225
MDH442 1910 5/- crimson and yellow-green, long gash headplate. Very fine mint. SG 160a £225
MDH1042 1910 5/- crimson and yellow-green, long gash headplate. Very fine mint. SG 160a £265
MDH1782 1910 5/- crimson and yellow-green, long gash headplate. Very fine mint. SG 160a £250
MDH1781 1910 5/- crimson and yellow-green, long gash headplate. Very fine fresh mint. SG 160a £275
MDH1239 1910 5/- (deeper) crimson and yellow-green, long gash headplate. Heads well inked and deeper, very fine mint. SG 160a shade £275
MDH1044 1910 5/- (deeper) crimson and yellow-green, long gash headplate. Heads well inked and deeper, very fine mint. SG 160a shade £300
MDH1183 1910 5/- (light) crimson and (bright) yellow-green, long gash headplate. Superb and fresh unmounted. A striking stamp and scarce in this condition. SG 160a shade £450
MDH1045 1910 5/- crimson and yellow-green, long gash headplate. Position 46 showing King’s extra curl. Hinge trace, superb fresh mint. Gibbs certificate (2010), exceptional. SG 160a var. £475
D1143 1910 5/- crimson and yellow-green, long gash headplate. Lovely bright shades. Very fine mint. SG 160a shade £220
RA2672 1910 5/- crimson and yellow-green, long gash headplate. Position 2 showing long gash in Queen’s ear. Centred to top, very fine mint, pale shades. Scarce. SG 160a var. £500
RA6503 1910 5/- crimson and yellow-green, long gash headplate. Position 2 showing long gash in Queen’s ear. Very fine mint, scarce. SG 160a var. £600
MDH1751 1910 5/- crimson and yellow-green, long gash headplate. Very fine used cancelled ‘SALISBURY 19 FEB 13’. Rare commercially used. SG 160a £185
MDH1589 1910 5/- crimson and yellow-green, long gash headplate. Very fine CTO 'BULAWAYO'. SG 160a £110
MDH485 1910 5/- crimson and yellow-green, long gash headplate. Very fine CTO 'BULAWAYO'. SG 160a £110
MDH1241 1910 5/- (intense) crimson and yellow-green, long gash headplate. Superb CTO. Lovely strong colours. SG 160a shade £145
MDH1240 1910 5/- (light) crimson and (bright) yellow-green, long gash headplate. Very fine CTO. SG 160a shade £125
RA8659 1910 5/- crimson and yellow-green, long gash headplate. Position 13 showing full printer’s mark upper left. Superb CTO. SG 160a £180
MDH1048 1910 5/- Roulette, scarlet and olive-green, short gash headplate. Very fine mint. SG unlisted £125
MDH1049 1910 5/- Roulette, scarlet and olive-green, short gash headplate. Right marginal superb and fresh unmounted. SG unlisted £175
MDH1184 1910 5/- Roulette, scarlet and olive-green, short gash headplate. Horizontal pair superb and fresh unmounted. SG unlisted £350
MDH1591 1910 5/- Roulette, scarlet and olive-green, short gash headplate. Positions 41-46 lower left corner vertical pair. Very fine unmounted. SG unlisted £375
MDH1590 1910 5/- Roulette, scarlet and olive-green, short gash headplate. Positions 45-50 lower right corner vertical pair. Very fine unmounted. SG unlisted £375
MDH1592 1910 5/- Roulette, scarlet and olive-green, short gash headplate. Block of four, mark on Queen's face upper right stamp otherwise very fine mint or unmounted. SG unlisted £450
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