Design errors - MALTA



1899

Shipwreck of St. Paul adapted from a picture by Gustav Doré; with a snake scrambling ashore. In the Bible however, the snake does not appear until some time later. Corrected on a later issue.
 


1958

Nuts have four or six sides, never eight. They would too easily be damaged by a wrench.
 


1972

The inscriptions on the 5 grani stamp and the 1 scudo stamp have been mixed up : the 5 grani stamp shows the St Peter Fort at Bodrum (Turkey), the 1 scudo stamp the St Luciano Fort of Malta.