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Knowledge / Errors / Overprints

Overprint Error: philatelic term for a deviation caused by an overprint error

Overprint Colour Error: deviation from the intended overprint colour caused by an error

Mixed Up Overprints: postage stamp with a different overprint as intended

Overprint Type Error: deviation in the overprint text caused by an error

Overprint Design Error: deviation in the overprint design caused by an error

Overprint on Blank Field: overprinted perforated empty field caused by an error

Overprint on Printed Label: overprinted label caused by an error

Overprint Plate With Error: overprint printed from a caused by an error damaged printing form

Albino Overprint: colourless instead coloured overprint; only the embossed outlines are visible

Overprint on Reverse: postage stamp with overprint on reverse instead on front

Inverted Overprint on Reverse: postage stamp with inverted overprint on reverse instead on front

Overprint on Reverse With Mirror Image on Front: postage stamp with overprint on reverse with mirror image on front

Overprint on Two Sides: postage stamp with the same overprint on front and on reverse

Missing Overprint: postage stamp without overprint caused by an error

Partly Missing Overprint: postage stamp with partly missing overprint

With Overprint: postage stamp overprinted caused by an error

Pair With Overprint and With Missing Overprint: pair one stamp without overprint caused by an error

Diagonal Instead of Horizontal Overprint: postage stamp with 45 degrees rotated horizontal overprint

Vertical Instead of Horizontal Overprint: postage stamp with 90 degrees rotated horizontal overprint

Inverted Overprint: postage stamp with 180 degrees rotated horizontal overprint

Partly Inverted Overprint: postage stamp with partly 180 degrees rotated horizontal overprint

Pair One Stamp With Inverted Overprint: pair one stamp with 180 degrees rotated overprint

Pair With Inverted Overprint and With Missing Overprint: pair one stamp with 180 degrees rotated overprint and the other caused by an error without overprint

Diagonal Inverted Overprint: postage stamp with 180 degrees rotated diagonal overprint

Double Overprint: postage stamp overprinted twice

Partly Double Overprint: postage stamp overprinted twice one partly missing

Pair One Stamp With Double Overprint: pair one stamp with simple and the other with twice overprint

Pair With Double Overprint and With Missing Overprint: pair one stamp overprinted twice and the other caused by an error without overprint

Double Overprint One Albino: postage stamp overprinted twice one colourless

Double Overprint One Diagonal: postage stamp over-
printed twice one 45 degrees rotated

Double Overprint One Vertical: postage stamp over-
printed twice one 90 degrees rotated

Double Overprint One Inverted: postage stamp overprinted twice one 180 degrees rotated

Pair One Stamp With Double Overprint One Inverted: pair one stamp with simple overprint and the other twice overprinted one 180 degrees rotated

Double Overprint Both Inverted: postage stamp overprinted twice both 180 degrees rotated

Double Overprint Diagonal and Inverted: postage stamp overprinted twice one 45 degrees and the other 180 degrees rotated

Double Overprint With 2 Different Overprints: postage stamp overprinted with two different overprints caused by an error

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