Design errors - RUSSIA




Too close to the end for a running jump, too far for a standing jump.
 



A rocket with windows for passengers ?
 


1919

Inverted overprints.
 


1925

The lamp-posts shown on this stamp did not exist in Rusland at the time of the 1905 revolution.
 


1927

The red color is covering more than the half of Finland
 


1936

Wrong initials of Nikolaj Alexandrovich Dobrolyubov : A.N instead of N.A. - Correct on a stamp of 1961.
 


1946

Missing perforation at the top of this sheet.
 


1950

Wrong flag : the featured flag is not the flag of the Berman Democratic Republic, but the flag of West Germany.West
 


1956

In 1956 Mahmud Bagir Ogly Aivazov claimed to be 148 years old. An error in his first name (MYXAMED=Muhamed) was corrected in MAXMYD.
 


1956

Inverted portrait of Robert Burns.
 


1956

The first manned ascension in a balloon already took place in France in 1783, not in Russia in 1731.
 


1958

Stamp issued to celebrate the friendship among the countries that belonged to the communist influence area. The Czechoslovakian flag was not pictured correctly (inverted white and red colours somewhere in the middle of the stamp). A corrected one was issued.
 


1959

The orbit of Lunik III is represented quite incorrectly.
 


1960

Stamp with a different horizontal (15) and vertical (12) perforation
 


1960

Wrong : Tulipa gregii - Correct : Tulipa Greigii.
 


1960

Color shift or running out of red ?
 


1960

A rocket with windows for passengers ?
 


1960

A head protection is obligatroy at the Olympic boxing competition.
 


1962

Playing ice hockey without face protectors is not only dangerous, it is against the rules.
 


1962

Compared to a Russian stamp of 1964 that shows the spacecraft MARS 1, this stamps shows something quite different
 


1964

Snowcristal with only five branches instead of six.
 


1964

Snowcristals have six branches, no five. Correct on a Polissh stamp.
 


1965

The baton is not long enough, it will be difficult for the relay runners to pass it to the next runner.
 


1965

Missing face protection.
 


1965

Spacewalk with open doors !
 


1966

The microscope's objective is out of line with the center of the mirror, while the mirror itself has not enough place to pivot.
 


1968

Impossible position of this rowers.
 


1969

The legend on this stamp was Oulvianovsk - The Lenine museum. But instead of the museum, Lenin's house was pictured, and soon corrected.
 


1969

Telephone with missing cord.
 


1970

Ice hockey without a face protection is not only dangerous, it is forbidden.
 


1971

Russia commemorated the american William Foster on a stamp (1881-1961) but unfortunately gave 1964 as the date of his death. The stamp was withdrawn and a corrected version was issued a few weeks later.
 


1972

Only one stick !
 


1973

This car was first built in 1901, not in 1909.
 


1973

Snow crystal with twelve branches instead of six.
 


1975

Rusland and France both issued a stamp in 1975 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Russian-French relations., but the Russian stamp put the anniversary wrongly in 1974.
 


1978

At least one additional wheel should be vivible at the right side of the train.
 


1985

Snowcristal with at least seven branches instead of six.
 


1990

Those stamps were originally issued with the corner letters T-P and V-K, both impossible combinations, as the Black Penny stamps only carry letters between A-A and T-L. It appeared that the engraver Vladimir Koval saw the opportunity to make himself and his family famous by using personal initials of himself and family members. New correct stamps were printed and isssued.
 


1990

Those stamps were originally issued with the corner letters T-P and V-K, both impossible combinations, as the Black Penny stamps only carry letters between A-A and T-L. It appeared that the engraver Vladimir Koval saw the opportunity to make himself and his family famous by using personal initials of himself and family members. New correct stamps were printed and isssued.
 


1991

This flight took place in 1926, not in 1923.
 


1991

Amundsen passed Sint Petersburg in the Norge on his way to the North pole in 1926, not in 1923.
 


1991

The visit of the Graf Zeppelin to Russia occured in 1930, not in 1928.