Errors and Flaws on Stamps have spots, blotches, scratches, repairs, retouches, patches, badly cut booklet panes, broken numbers & letters, missing colour, colour shifts and overprints on booklet covers.
These are shown with details in our Online Shop.
Many newly discovered Errors & Flaws are from:
Vending & Counter booklets,
Definitives & Commemorative sheets,
Non Value Indicator (NVI) booklets and Used stamps.
This collection of errors is from 1974 with QE2 Decimal stamps. After scrutinising thousands of stamps from all sources, Errors & Flaws were found and documented.
Colour Shifts in stamps can make lipstick to be on nose, cheek or chin, Split twigs, create shadows and much more humorous results.
Many Errors & Flaws are newly discovered and have not been seen until now.
These errors are vintage and rare as well.
According to MBPC, there are 4 types of flaws on stamps:
V - Large Visible flaw seen by the naked eye.
B - Small but readily seen by the eye
C - Very small which are seen with a magnifying Glass up to 10x
D - Minor flaws and specks