Design errors - BRAZIL



1929

Missing hyphen in the name SANTOS-DUMONT
 


1930

Sun comes up or goes down in the Nord.
 


1934

Stamp issued in 1934 to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the founding of São Paulo . The city however was founded in 1554.
 


1936

IIII instead of IV (Roman 4), and VIIII instead of IX (Roman 9)
 


1937

As Canada also belongs to North America, commemorate the constitution of North America instead of the United States of America is not correct.
 


1945

Many errors in the music of ther National Anthem on the background. The most significant : the clef and sign signatures are missing at the beginning of the second and third line.
 


1947

Inverted portrait of President Truman.
 


1952

The Olympic symbols to commemorate the anniversary of a local soccer team is probably a little bit out of porportion.
 


1952

The medical sigle has only one snake.
 


1956

This is not the correct way to pass the baton between relay runners
 


1957

Unrealistic position for a gymnast in very bad physical condition.
 


1957

Missing hyphen between BADEN and POWELL
 


1958

Strange execution of a highjump, with both feet ahead
 


1959

In shot putting, when throwing with the right hand, it is the right foot that has to be in front.
 


1959

Both Russia and Brazil claimed the victory on the World Basketball competition in 1959. The Russian team were unbeaten, but refused to play against Taiwan in the final. Russia was disqualified and replaced by Brazil, who finally won.
 


1960

The colour of the Esperante star is green as shown on an Austrian stamp, not white.
 


1960

The scientist who discovered the Schistosoma mansoni was not Piraja de Silva, but Theodor Bilharz.
 


1964

Wrong : IN MEMORIAN - Correct : IN MEMORIAM
 


1966

Wrong position of the left big star.
 


1968

A Christmas Santa with the crozier of Santa Claus : a strange mix of two different traditions.
 


1969

When Pelé scored his 1000th goal, he was not playing for the Brazilian team, but for his home team Santos.
 


1969

Gandhi always used a manual spinning wheel moved by hands, not by feed as showed here.
 


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.
 


1970

According to the Bible, Jesus' parents took him to Egypt immediately after his birth. On this stamp they are travelling with a six years old boy.
 


1971

It is against the international rules to put flags of independent countries one above the other on the same pole.
 


1993

Crab with a missing pair of legs
 


1993

Wrong representation of a rainbow, the colors were inverted.