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Barbados Sea Horse Definitive

Sea Horse with Spelling Error
Definitive issued in 1965 with ""Hippocanpus" spelling error.

The three cent denomination of the Barbados marine life definitives issued on July 15, 1965 depicted a sea horse which was described as Hippocanpus in latin. When the issue was reprinted in 1967 with a sideways watermark the spelling error was corrected with a caption in latin reading Hippocampus.

Corrected Seahorse
Definitive issued in 1967 with ""Hippocampus" spelling correction.


"Barbados." Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue. 2005.

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