Design errors - JAMAICA



1903

The alligator should rest on a plumet helmet, the woman should have a single feather bound to her brow, and the man should have a stringed bow. Correct on later stamps.
 


1921

The wrongly positioned narrow and wide white stripes on the Union Jack were corrected when this stamp was reissued.
 


1921

Stamps says that the Arawak Indian is 'making' Cassava. In fact Cassava is the meal prepared from the roots of manioc plants by grating and pounding, it is prepared, not make.
 


1932

Wrong : Columbus Cove (do not exist) - Correct : Don Christopher's Cove
 


1965/8

Two anniversaries for the same organisation ? The Salvation Army was fouded in 1865 as the Christian Mission and did not adopt its present name till1878.
 


1978

This butterfly belongs to the family Nymphalidae, subfamily Charaxinae, and not to the Apaturidae as given on this stamp.