Design errors - SWITZERLAND




The sunlight on the earth and the moon clearly comes from two different directions, as if two suns were involved.
 


1900

The representation of this one-winged postwoman has been critized as see seems to be loosing all her mail.
 


1904-08

The string of this bow was frist pictured on the wrong side of the stock. The error was corrected.
 


1931

The theologian Alexander Vinet lived and died in Clarens, but as the designer did not have city views of Clarens, he used the island of Salagon in Lake Geneva, which has no association whatsoever with Vinet.
 


1932

The head is much too small comparing to the size of the body.
 


1941

No reins to lead the horse
 


1948

Ice hockey goal without net.
 


1949

An high tension line has 6 wires and at the top an earth wire. Instead of 14, only 11 wires were represented.
 


1953

The doors of this autobus are at the wrong side.
 


1956

Missing electrical power lines.
 


1960

Tower was placed on the wrong side. The same stamp was re-issued, without tower.
 


1960

The towers of this catheral are shown inverted
 


1960

Tower at the wrong side of the church.
 


1966

The Kingfisher should have a greenish blue plumage, not a deep blue. See other stamp.
 


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).
 


1976

Wireless phone
 


1978

The wind in the sails goes in the opposite direction of the smoke from the chimney
 


1981

Wrong : de l'handicapé - Correct : du handicapé.
 


1983

The wrong skyline of the mountains was corrected by issuing a new stamp.
 


1999

As the Swiss post office does not accept handmade parcels with a string, the same stamp was issued again , this time with a parcel without string.
 


1999

As the Swiss post office does not accept handmade parcels with a string, the same stamp was issued again , this time with a parcel without string.
 


2009

The relative sizes and de position of the inner planets and the sun are not respected. And where is the moon ?