One of the most common bloopers : a mix of different eras on the same illustrations . And we do not count the « Luftwaffe 46 » boxarts where it is NOT a blooper
The Lindberg Line was a fierce promoter of uchronic boxarts : If the Germans had been able to confront early Spitfire mk 1 (or mk5) with long nosed Fw 190D it would have changed the end of many a western front dogfight. The early type Spitfire is identified through its different sized right and left radiators..Seen in the Lindberg 1975 catalogue
What's more surprising here : a Kamikaze Zero in the same picture with a M113 or the unknown topless variant of this vehicle? ( Lindberg 1978 catalogue)
As recently as1992 , Lindberg gave away this poster featuring early Bf 109E fighting versus late-war B17G . Is this to avenge the Fw190D/early Spit fight ? (Lindberg 1992 catalogue )
Lindberg Line strikes again : No M26 fought in the pacific area during WW2 so what about this flaming zero?.(catalogue 1960)
Prehistoric people confronting dinosaurs is a common misconception. But then how to qualify this Close Encounter between this charming Cro-Magnon brunette (The original master was reworked because Aurora Management found it too busty) and a mythical three-headed hydra? This is not a true blooper because you actually get the critter in the box ...However the hydra must have charmed the illustrator because it came back on the Aurora Sabertooth Tiger box
Komatsuzaki-san is an excellent box artist who has worked for all the major japanese companies. However he often tend to over-do his scenarii. For exemple on this painting illustrating Tamiya 1/21 Pz III we see four vehicles which could never meet in real life : 50mm -gun Pz III (removed from front line in late1942), B26 (with D-Day markings), Me 410 (B3+WK captured in Italy in 1944) et Möbelwagen Flakvierling (prototype , 1944)...