MY FAVOURITES

A mix of stamps and items that I personaly like very much.




GERMANY    1934



A wireless phone, more than 50 years before the GSM was invented




FRENCH EQUATORIAL AFRICA    1946



A camel with only three legs, or seven legs for two camels, it is up to you to choose…




MONACO    1947



It is well known that President Roosevelt was a philatelist, but have you ever heard that he had 6 fingers at his left hand ?




POLAND    1963



What time is it ? Half past twelve, or half past double twelve ?




BELGIAN CONGO    1949



Flags in opposite direction !




GERMANY    1902



Some of those Germania-stamps show DFUTSCHES REICH instead of DEUTSCHES REICH.




UNITED STATES OF AMERICA    1973



Look carefully at the ship on the right, you will see the moon stuck in the ropes of its sail.




PITCAIRN ISLANDS    1957



Instead of the local school, the teacher's house was pictured on this stamp. So they issued a new one, with a corrected mention.




ROMANIA    1964



Not easy to promote your village as a ski paradise, as there is only one seat available, moreover not equipped with a safety bar.




KAMPUCHEA    1984



Can anyone explain why the two skis are exactly in line, and not the left and the right foot




DENMARK    1976



This horn constructed in a way it will never produce a sound !




UNITED STATES OF AMERICA    2000



Postmark with inverted year 2000




GERMANY    1959



Free as a bird ! At least the yellow one that was drawn outside the cage !




CAMEROON    1973



The shadow of the tree points right .... in the direction of the sun !




UPPER VOLTA    1980



What a poor magnifying glass : the size of the stamptweezer has not been magnified !




UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC    1960



Four inverted N in one sentence




BULGARIA    1985



Woman in synchron- swimming competition : upside down and ... corrected.




ISRAEL   



This letter was of course sent in 1950, not in 1590 !




GERMANY    1973



The planet Venus has disappeared, while an unknown planet is circling around the sun on the same lane as the earth.




FUJEIRA    1971



Reversed grand piano - the large side has to be at the left side where the bass notes are.




UNITED STATES OF AMERICA    1998



The buckles of ski boots buckle outward on both feet. This means that the skier on this stamp has two left boots




BELGIUM    1971



On some of those stamps, the 3-digit is missing, while the 2 appears twice.




CANADA    1963



As one of the ropes is not fixed correctly, this box will soon fall.




CHINA    1990



This horse clearly has got three hind legs, and only one in front !




COOK ISLANDS    1967



A WALTER LILY of course, does not exist. Why not simply WATER LILY ?




DENMARK    1985



The left leg of this bench is missing




GERMAN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC    1970



INTERNATIAONAL looks impressive, but is of course not correct. Remove an A, and read INTERNATIONAL




FRANCE    1946



Only 4 toes at the right foot.




GERMANY    1963



The image in the mirror looks to the wrong direction




SAN MARINO   



Skating at the top of an hill, without protection at the edges ? More than dangerous !




LESOTHO    1991



A Rubick's cube with 3x3x4 levels is technically impossible




ZAMBIA    1981



The breasts of this lady seem not to be affected by the gravity.




BRAZIL    1970



An angel brings the message to Mary that she will be Christ's mother. The death of her 'still to be born' son, however, is already commemorated by the cross above her bed.




BRAZIL    1957



Unrealistic position for a gymnast in very bad physical condition.




CAMEROON    1979



The yellow star on the Cameroun flag was put on a wrong place. A corrected stamp was issued.




CHINA    1998



Five fingers with one hidden thumb ? Not the exact number for a normal hand.




GRENADA    1971



Visiting the moon on the moon buggy, without gloves !




UNITED STATES OF AMERICA    2011



The Statue of Liberty pictured on this U.S. stamp is not the neoclassical icon on Liberty Island in New York Harbor, but the replica at the New York Casino and Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada.




DJIBOUTI    1985



Strange way to honor the winners : it seems better to finish seventh than second.




SWITZERLAND    1999



As the Swiss post office does not accept handmade parcels with a string, the same stamp was issued again , this time with a parcel without string.




ITALY    1997



In basketball, the net has a hole to let the ball go through.




UNITED STATES OF AMERICA    1995



The sun ernergy does not feed the house, it is the house which is powering the sun.




TURKS AND CAICOS    1900



Sailing ship alongside the shore, with full sails, to which a gangplank is extended.




KAMPUCHEA    1989



Skirunner, ... without skis !




UNITED STATES OF AMERICA    1993



As this was not a proferssional way to attach a boat, a new stamp was issued, but this time the boat was attached with a good fisherman's knot




YEMEN    1967



A space vessel flying in the sky ? In any case not on planet earth !




SINGAPORE    2012



Same scenery represented from the inside and the outside, except that the little boy was featured in and out the house.




CAMEROON    1981



A plane is landing while another one is still occupying the landingsstrip.




BOTSWANA    1990



It is unrealistic that after a frontal crash, other cars continue their way and do not stop to help the victims.




CONGO REPUBLIC    1990



Why is the red player looking at the camera, and not at the ball ?




EGYPT    2014



The Suez canal has no locks ! This stamp represents a lock on the Panama canal.




SENEGAL    1972



Not a classic position of the grip, but very efficient !