sample stamp

Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

18s 1999? See Description Column Postal stationery (light blue envelope) w/ one unidentified tortoise & one unidentified freshwater turtle in cachet. Imprinted stamp shows a hot air balloon & a post horn, but no turtle. An envelope w/ a cancelled stamp has a date of 08.10.1999 on the cancellation mark. It is unknown whether this is a FDC or not.

SC 4093 10s 08 Oct 99 Testudo graeca Drawing of adult facing right. Scott Stamp Monthly (Jan 2000 issue) incorrectly gives denom. as 8s.

SC 4094 18s 08 Oct 99 Emys orbicularis Drawing of adult facing left.

SC 4095 30s 08 Oct 99 Testudo hermanni Drawing of adult facing left.

SC 4096 60s 08 Oct 99 Mauremys caspica Drawing of adult facing left.

SC 4446 0.45s 06 Jul 07 Unidentified Tortoise Main design feature is a large plant but there is a small tortoise in the lower right corner of the stamp. The tortoise may be Testudo graeca.

SC 4481 Various 21 Jul 08 Mauremys caspica rivulata S/S of two stamps (one w/ wild canine & pups, the other w/ an eagle on a branch). Turtle in lower right corner of sheet. No turtles on stamps.

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