Struggling with colours

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Too much blue !
Too much blue, a lot too much !
(FRENCH WEST AFRICA - )




Missing postmark
Missing black colour on one of the booklets, with as consequence a missing postmark on one of the stamps
(UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - 1986)




Missing colours
Missing red and yellow colours.
(ARGENTINA - 1968)




Shifted colour
Due to the shifted black colour, the goalkeeper seems to have switched his shirt with a field player
(UNITED KINGDOM - 1966)




Bouncing Queen
The shifted silver colour moves the Queen from the top to the bottom of this stamp.
(UNITED KINGDOM - 1985)




Ink drop
A drop of white ink in a printing press can have desastrous consequences
(UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - )




Shifting clours
When a large quantity of the same stamp is printed, it is sometimes difficult to keep the same colour balance.
(UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - )




Missing colours
The missing blue colour changes the colours of the sheep from blue to white.
(UNITED KINGDOM - )




Missing colours
The missing green colour creates new flags for Ireland and Portugal.
(UNITED KINGDOM - 1969)




Missing colours
Missing country name, due to a missing black colour. On the faulty stamps, it is impossible to determine its origin.
(GAMBIA - 1991)




Missing colours
Missing Queen, due to a missing golden colour. As the British stamps do not have to mention the country name, it is impossible to determine the origin of this stamp.
(UNITED KINGDOM - 1970)




Missing colours
The missing purple colour seems to create a completely meaningless new stamp.
(GUINEA - )




Missing colours
The missing yellow colour seems to create a completely new stamp
(SAINT VINCENT AND GRENADINES - )




Colour shift
Due to a colour shift, BelgiŽ became BelgÔe.
(BELGIUM - 1965)




Colour shift
Sunlight, chemistry or simply a colour shift while the stamps were printed ? Who knows ?
(ITALY - 1944)




Colour shift
Sunlight, chemistry or simply a colour shift while the stamps were printed ? Who knows ?
(RUSSIA - 1943)




Colour shift
Sunlight, chemistry or simply a colour shift while the stamps were printed ? Who knows ?
(ITALY - 1944)




Wrong colour
Stamps issued to commemorate the centenary of the first stamp, the BLACK PENNY. This stamp however, was only issued in black !
(MEXICO - 1940)




Moving colors.
Story of the Wolf and the seven Kids. The mother leaves the house wearing a green-striped blouse and a skirt with red crosses and a green pattern. On her return all these colors have changed, and the collar of the youngest Kid has moved from green to blue.
(GERMANY - 1963)




Colour shift
31st Monte Carlo Rally : on some stamps, due to a colour shift, the road between Oslo and Hamburg is marked in black, not in the usual red.
(MONACO - )




Missing color
Missing black color, and thus missing countryname en value
(AUSTRALIA - 1975)




Missing colour
Missing golden colour makes the difference between a nice useless picture and a stamp.
(BURUNDI - 1964)




Summer snow
Due to a colour shift, the roof is covered with snow.
(BELGIUM - 1965)




Wrong colour.
The blue colour on the flag from The Netherlands and Luxembourg are slightly different, but not for the designer of this stamp.
(BELGIUM - 1969)




Wrong colour
The background colour of this portrait is not green as on the stamp, but light blue.
(NIGER - 1968)




Missing background
The design in the backgroud has almost completely disappeared.
(BANGLADESH - 1983)




Two errors
Flags in different and even opposite directions. The red colour stripe on the flag of Great Britain is too long.
(ITALY - 1978)




Colour shift
Shift of the black colour,
(BELGIUM - 1963)




Missing meridian
The central meridian has disappeared due to a colour shift
(BELGIUM - 1965)




Snow in spring
Due to a color shift, a thick layer of snow has appeared on the roof of the farm.
(BELGIUM - 1965)




Other colours
Same painting, different colours on a stamp from Upper Volta.
(BULGARIA - 1973)




White dot
An oval white dot can be seen on the value 6d of some of thise stamps.
(FALKLAND ISLANDS - 1970)




Wrong colour
In the arms of Paris, the lilies do not have a white colour, but a gold colour.
(FRANCE - 1962)




Colour shift
Shifted blue colour
(NORTH KOREA - 1984)




Variety
On the last stamp of each sheet the lower center sail is very noticeable blackened.
(GIBRALTAR - 1967)




Mixed colours
Reeproduction of the first 'Skilling stamps' from 1855. In the margins, however, the yellow inscription stands near the green stamp and vice versa.
(SWEDEN - 1992)




Wrong color
The AMANITA PANTERINA is grey brown, not olive green.
(KAMPUCHEA - 1985)




Issued again
This stamp was withdrawn because the banknote was printed in the wrong colour. Was issued again some years later.
(LESOTHO - 1980)




Missing color.
Missing red color.
(ROMANIA - 1972)




Color variation
Variation of the red color.
(RUSSIA - 1976)




Color variation
Color variation
(RUSSIA - 1976)




Wrong color
The Kingfisher should have a greenish blue plumage, not a deep blue. See other stamp.
(SWITZERLAND - 1966)




Too much black
As the black colour was a little bit too dominant, a new corrected stamp was issued with a little less black color.
(NIGERIA - 1970)




Colour change
It is not completely clear why the color of the hat became greenblue on the cover.
(UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - 1998)




Missing colours
Missing red and black colours.
(TANZANIA - )




Missing colours
Missing green and yellow colours.
(TANZANIA - )




Colour shift
The colour of the church wall is different.
(BELGIUM - 1969)




Color shift
Color shift or running out of red ?
(RUSSIA - 1960)




Colour variation
Colour shift or missing red ?
(RUSSIA - )




Colour shift
Colour shift
(UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - )




Colour shift
Colour shift
(UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - )




Wrong value
Coil stamp with incomplete black printing, producing a 5c stamp instead of the common 15c.
(UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - )




Missing ink
ELEKTRONIKE became FIFTRONIKE and even ELFTRONIKE, due to too little red ink.
(YUGOSLAVIA - 1961)




Colours
Same stamp, different colours.
(BELGIUM - 1946)




Missing colours
Missing red and black colours.
(TANZANIA - 1985)




Missing colours
Missing yellow and green colours
(TANZANIA - 1985)




Very bad stamps
Shifted vertical perforation, if we can still call it a perforation. Same stamp with missing black colour.
(VIET NAM - 1963)




Non clever colours
Not such a good idea to design a stamp in black and white colours : an ordinary copy machine is only what you need to make your own stamps.
(SWEDEN - 1977)




Shift
Colour shift.
(BELGIUM - 1942)




Missing color
Missing green color.
(BULGARIA - 1971)




Colour shift
Color shift
(BELGIUM - 1941)




Variety
Variety : the black colour is touching the red ball.
(BELGIUM - 1965)




Colour shift
Colour shift : the colour of the skin is different on the two stamps.
(BELGIUM - 1966)




Colour shift
Colour shift : increased red colour.
(RUSSIA - )




Colour shift
Colour shift : from brown to green.
(NETHERLANDS - 1949)




Colour shift
Red colour shift.
(JORDAN - 1964)




Colour shift
A shift in the black colour, and the grip of the torches disappears almost completely.
(YUGOSLAVIA - 1959)




Colour shift
Due to a colour shift, this robin (red-breast) looks more like an 'orange-breast' !
(NORWAY - 1982)




Color variety
Variety : blue and white leaf in the upper left corner.
(ROMANIA - 1975)




Color shift
Color shift.
(BULGARIA - 1948)




Colour shift
Colour shift : more and less red.
(SAN MARINO - 1941)




Colour shift
Colour shift : more and less red.
(SAN MARINO - 1941)




Missing blue
Unrecognizable airmail cover : with the missing blue colour, the typical blue-white-red border has disappeared, together with the label "PAR AVION"
(LITHUANIA - )




Missing colour
Missing colour : the crosses in sail, flag and corner were omitted.
(PARAGUAY - 1933)