Design errors - COOK ISLANDS



1967

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


1972

Those boxers would have been disqualified at the Olympic games, as protection vests are obligatory for amateur boxing events.
 


1973

This painting of Dürer is known as The Lamentation for the Dead Christ. On this sheet it is surprisingly called Christ Weeping for His People.
 


1974

Wrong : GELSENHIRCHEN - Correct : GELSENKIRCHEN
 


1974

Wrong : AULICA VESPERTILIO - Correct : AULICA ANTICA
 


1974

Wrong : STROMBUS GIBBERULUS - Correct : STROMBUS GIBBOSUS
 


1974

Wrong : TENEBRA MUSCARIA - Correct : TENEBRA AEROLATA
 


1975

The route taken by Magellan, during his trip around the world is not accurate. Particularly his stop at Rio de Janeiro is not mentioned.
 


1978

By using an existing stamp in a bloc, a wrong value was given to the stamp.