Design errors - ANTIGUA




The shape and the orientation of the Barbuda island are wrong on this old map, the position (17°35 - 61°42) however is correct
 


1903

The Red Lion, symbol of Scotland, had only one border instead of 2, the Irish harp has no strings, and the chain of the Unicorn is missing
 


1938

The palmtree of this view of English Harbour is not correct
 


1974

Wrong letter : FOSTAL instead of POSTAL
 


1974

Forgotten letter : ENLISH instead of ENGLISH
 


1975

This is not the MARPESIA PETREUS (red with long wings) but the DANAUS CHRYSIPPUS.
 


1976

The position of the fishing lines shows that the boat is moving backwards.
 


1978

This painting was not made by Rubens, but by Sebastian del Piombo. The 2 other stamps in this Chrismas issue have no relation with Christmas
 


1980

The monogram of Dürer in the lower right corner has been inverted.
 


1981

Wrong : CAROLFELD - Correct : CAROLSFELD.