Sierra Leone #115 (SG#124) 1/- Grey and Black King George V, 1912-1921 First Imperium Keyplate Issue, Watermarked Multiple Crown CA, Two Different VFOG Printings on Green Paper

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Two VFOG examples of the 1/- grey and black on green King George V Imperium Keyplate issue, that are clearly different shades, and thus from different printings. One stamp has a black vignette and a grey frame. The other has a black vignette and a grey-black frame. Both are on greenish chalky paper that is the same colour on the back, as it is on the front.  

Gibbons lists these stamps in fine OG for 18 pounds (approx. $36).  The stamps offered here grade 80 and 84 as follows:

Centering/Margins 50/70 and 54/70

Paper freshness: 5/5

Colour: 5/5

Impression: 5/5

Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5

Perforations: 10/10