Design errors - YUGOSLAVIA




A chessboard has 8 by 8 squares, not 8 by 11 or even more
 



Why show a winter scene on an icy road, as this tunnel was inaugurated in June
 



Sails and flags are pushed by the wind in didderent directions.
 


1883

SARAJEVO is spelled SAREJEVO on the cancellations on this cover.
 


1948

Stamp issued to honorate Laurence Kosir as the first one to suggest the use of poststamps in 1836. This idea however was alraedy launched by the Swedish Officer Curry Gabriel Treffenberg in 1823.
 


1948

Misprint in one of the tabs : DJ instead of DU.
 


1949

The stamp designer added two extra wheels at te rear of this class 151 06-0T engine.
 


1950

Stamp showing a real game between Capablanca and Lasker, played in New York in 1924. However the black bishop should be on KN1, not on KB1. Furthermore, the landmasses on the globe in the background have no relation to actual contours.
 


1956

Head is too small comparing to the body. And a strange competition, without boat and competing with a swan.
 


1956

Tabletennis for women was not a competition at the Summer Olympic Games in 1956.
 


1956

Waterpolo for women was not a competition at the Summer Olympic Games in 1956.
 


1956

Downhill skiing... without skis was not a competition at the Summer Olympic Games in 1956.
 


1966

This sculller is unable to stretch his legs!
 


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).
 


1985

As the female Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus) does not differ from the male bird, one of those stamps has to be a 'made up'.
 


1986

Hopefully the participants of this sailing contest did not navigate according to this map : where Rijeka is situated on the block, you will in fact find the town of Opatija. Rijeka is located almost in the Eastern corner of this map.
 


1986

It is no clear what this stamp is featuring, till you look at a mirror view of te stamp.
 


1988

Wrong represenatation of this Feinwerkbau 65 pistol.
 


1989

The inscription PTT was forgotten in the center stamp from the last row of the sheet.
 


1989

Each category has a specific colour for number plates, and different engine categories do not compete in the same race.
 


1990

A chessboard has eight by eight rows. On these stamps more than ten rows are visible.
 


1995

The left corner of a chessboard has to be black. One of those boards is not positioned correctly.