sample stamp

Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

None 2006? Chelonia mydas Postal Stationery. Stamp printed directly on cover. Stamp design identical to Scott Mayotte #223a except denomination is lacking, the word "France" is inscribed in small letters in lower left corner, and the year of issue is missing. The inscription "Lettre Prioritaire" is printed on the cover in black ink, directly below the stamp.

SC 93 3.00f 31 Jan 98 Chelonia mydas Adult swimming underwater. Date has also been reported as 2 Feb 98.

SC 119 3.00f 06 Feb 99 Unidentified Sea Turtle Depicts a map w/ small sea turtle in upper left corner.

SC 136 3.00f 29 Apr 00 Unidentified Sea Turtle Tiny picture of a sea turtle emerging from its egg. Main design feature is an empty boat or canoe. Lagoon Life Issue. Date also reported as 2 May 00.

SC 223 0.53eu 18 Mar 06 Chelonia mydas S/S of three stamps, all depicting Chelonia mydas; one swimming, one depositing eggs and one w/ five hatchlings on beach. Inscribed "Protection des tortues" in both upper and lower margins.

SC 223 a 0.53eu 18 Mar 06 Chelonia mydas Turtle swimming away from viewer. Top stamp from s/s of three.

SC 223 b 0.53eu 18 Mar 06 Chelonia mydas Rear view of female depositing eggs in nest. Middle stamp from s/s of three.

SC 223 c 0.53eu 18 Mar 06 Chelonia mydas Five hatchlings on beach. Bottom stamp from s/s of three.

SC 230 0.54e 20 Jan 07 Chelonia mydas Map of Mayotte w/ twelve identifiable stamps superimposed on it. The stamp at the top right is Scott Mayotte #93 which has a prominent green sea turtle on it. Issued for the 10th anniversary of modern Mayotte philately.

SC 240 0.54e 10 Nov 07 Unidentified Sea Turtle Elongate horizontal stamp w/ ocean on right and land on left. Turtle emerging from water onto beach in foreground. Lower left corner inscribed "Plage de N'Gouja".

SC 248 0.55e 10 Nov 08 Embroidered Sea Turtles Woman doing embroidery w/ finished embroidered piece in background which shows three sea turtles. Stamp inscribed "La broiderie".

SC 282 0.60eu 01 Sep 11 Unidentified Sea Turtles Map of Mayotte w/ flag, plane, man, trees, fish, sea horse, turtles and other marine life. Drawing appears to have been made by a child.

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