Design errors - SAN MARINO




Skating at the top of an hill, without protection at the edges ? More than dangerous !
 



Tennis and soccer on the same field, on the top an an hill, without guard. How much time will they spend searching the balls ?
 



This plane was not built in 1904, but in 1908 : it is a Wright A 1908.
 


1924

The right thigh of the kneeling man is much shorter than the left.
 


1943

Stamp prepared in 1942 to celebrate the 20th annniversary of the Fascism, but not issued, due to the political changes. The same stamp, with overprint, was issued the next year to celebrate the fall of the Fascism !
 


1946

The only place where this nice family can watch the earth is on the moon !
 


1952

Colombus leaning on an earthglobe showing the complete map of America, and pointing at an 18th century sailboat !
 


1952

Columbus, with a map of Mexico, not yet discovered by that time.
 


1962

The plane of A. Dumont did not have a tail wheel.
 


1962

A deer does not have aan upwards pointing tail.
 


1963

Take a rest sitting on the lath, maybe convenient, but quite impossible while jumping for competition.
 


1963

Very artistic jump, but quite impossible while jumping for competition.
 


1965

This Brachiosaurus did not live in water, and his forelegs are too small.
 


1967

The 2 statues at the left and right side of the stamp do not belong to the cathedral of Amiens, but to the cathedral of Chartres.
 


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).
 


1989

The Capitol as featured on the stamp was built in 1884, and did not existed in 1850.
 


1990

Wrong first name Lawrence. Correct : Laurence.
 


1993

This is not the first landing on the moon on July 21st 1969, but an inverted picture of James Irving, taken during the Apollo 15 mission in 1971
 


1993

Series of stamps with the different European countries. As the countryname is always written in the local language, the Belgian stamp shoukd have shown the countryname in the two national languages.
 


1993

Series of stamps with the different European countries. England is not a member of the European Community, but the United Kingdom.
 


1999

It is strange to associate the St. Peter's dome in Rome with the year 1560, as it was only completed in 1590.
 


2012

In official competitions, tennis balls are always yellow.