Errors

Stamp Errors add a special visual impact and value to your collection! They are great fun to own and are exciting to show to friends and family. Few collectors can boast about owning these impressive errors due to their limited quantities.

Aging Together Mis-Perf Lost Wheel Mis-Perf Roses Mis-Perf Pair Flag Over Capitol Mis-Perf

Mis-Perforated Errors are the most common type of errors. Some perforation shifts are quite dramatic.

  Fort McHenry Flag Imperf John Paul Jones Imperf Error  

Imperforate Errors result when the perforations are absent from a normal perforated stamp. Most imperforates are sold as pairs to fully show the extent of the error.

  Stamp Collecting Missing Color Error  Recalled Legends Error   

 

Printing Errors occur when a color is omitted or inverted. Design Errors are due to a mistake in the production of a stamp like the Recalled Legends of the West error. The most famous inverted U.S. error is the Inverted Jenny airmail.