Design errors - COLOMBIA




On the 3c provisional stamps, only six stars surrounded the eagle, instead of nine, on star for each confederated state. This was corrected in the definitive issue.
 


1947

Wrong : Masdevallia NICTERINA - Corrected trhee years later in : Masdevallia NYCTERINA
 


1950

Antonio BARAYA was born in 1770, not in 1768.
 


1954

Only three rings, and abusive use of the Olympic symbol for local games.
 


1956

Gerontolists generally agree that there have never been authenticated cases of human beings reaching such advanced ages.
 


1956

The zero meridian is the Greenwich one, not the meridan of Bogota.
 


1960

This is not the UNAU COLEOPUS DIDACTYLUS, with only 2 claws (the stamp shows at least three). It is probably a Bradypus Tridactylus.