Design errors - PORTUGAL



1953

Wrong : clube - Correct : Club.
 


1960

19 spokes for the at that time 19 partecipating countries at the European Post Union. Portugal apparently missed the count, and showed 22 spokes .
 


1963

The Portuguese airline company was founded in 1945, and became a private company in 1953. The commemoration of the 10th anniversary in 1963 is thus not correct.
 


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).
 


1970

The ship that installed the undersee cable between Portugal and England was not the featured Great Eastern, but the Hibernia.
 


1974

The Portuguese airline carrier was founded in 1945 and privatised in 1953. The commemoration of the 35th anniversary in 1979 is not correct.
 


1981

Inverted colours in the rainbow
 


1984

Missing colours in the rainbow
 


1989

The Belgian and French flags are inverted, and the central image is missing on the Portuguese flag.
 


1994

WOLKSWAGEM instead of Volkswagen. And according to the inscription CORREIO, this is not an ambulance, but a postel vehicle.
 


1994

This Mercedes was of course not built in 1910, but in 1950.
 


1995

This stamp was issued without the country name. This was corrected by an overprint.
 


1999

As the United Kingdom did not adopted the Euro, it is strange to find their flag together with the other Euro-members.