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Shifted overprint - Errors, freaks and oddities

Shifted overprint - Errors, freaks and oddities

Happens when an overprint is displaced from its intended position in a way that a part of it spreads to the bordering stamp. Displacement can occur in any direction and in its extreme case a part of a sheet remains unoverprinted (missing overprint error).