Design errors - IRELAND



1922

This map is not quite correct as the northern part, Ulster, belonged in fact to Great Britain.
 


1922

The Republic of Ireland added Ulster (North Ireland)to its territory.
 


1931

The scythe on the stamp is made for left-handed people, but carried by a right-handed worder.
 


1970

In this 'flaming sun' the number of threads are supposed to match the number of coutries in CEPT, 24 at the time the common issue of this stamp was conceived, but before the stamp was issued Jugoslavia and Malta also joined, so there should have been 26 threads (France and Andorra got it right).
 


1980

Shakespeare, not Shawspeare wrote Antony and Cleopatra, not Caesar and Cleopatra.
 


1980

The gender in the scientific name of animals is written with a capital letter . Wrong mustela - Correct : Mustela.
 


1982

Geant oister of an impossible shape.
 


1990

The statue on the top of the post building in Dublin holds the javelin in the right hand.
 


1990

The gender in the scientific name of an animal is always written with a capital letter. Wrong : cervus - Correct : Cervus.
 


2002

Stamp issued for the entrance of 10 new countriesinto the European Union. Cyprus appears to have been relocated (and takes the place of the island of Crete. Some borders are missing (Norway/Sweden ...)