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Here one is licensed, one is yellow-skin. Using the same torso and changing the hand colours is nothing new. However, for the one I mentioned the torso has skin printing on it - so light nougat printing at the neck and yellow hands.
There are plenty of torsos that have been made for train workers.
There are plenty of torsos that do not have flesh printing on them that could have been used.
It is apparent that Lego do not keep a description of their prints in terms of colours. They choose to print a flesh neckline on the torso rather than take the neckerchief design all the way to the neck.
It is apparent that there is no double checking, or if there is, not very good checking.
It has not happened before.
Mistakes are interesting, whether it is wrong bags in packaged sets, design errors, printing errors in manuals or on parts, and so on.
I just find it amazing that they go to the expense of using an extra colour print if they think the amount of print is so small that nobody would notice the wrong colour of they use it with another colour skin minifigure. If the skin print is so inconsequential, it would have saved a colour printing.
I removed a lot from the original post as I've mentioned it many times before, but I would not have used this torso for yellow skins, or a torso like the police constable cmf for fleshies. Any skin print rules of switching between yellow and flesh tones. This is why I prefer torso prints not to have neck printing if possible. I'm just surprised Lego missed this. Either someone didn't check, someone didn't care, or they don't keep proper records of print colours.
For some parts, it is necessary to show the skin (like a dress with straps or a beach torso) and that is fine. But where it is unnecessary to show the skin, leave it off.
PS. Are you taking it to the max? :-)
"Don't worry about that....."
That said, some people (me included) look at the prints on figures.