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Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 1184 4.50e 24 Oct 73 Stylized Turtle Illustrations from an 18th century primer w/ a tiny turtle near the bottom.

SC 2168 140esc 09 Jun 97 Stylized Tortoises Priest and Indians w/ three small turtles in foreground. 400th death anniversary of Fr. Jose de Anchieta.

SC 2195 315esc 05 Nov 97 Unidentified Sea Turtle s/s w/ one stamp. Prominent turtle & other sea life in margin. 500th Anniv. of the discovery of the sea route to India.

SC 3305 ** 15 Apr 11 Tortoise Ship Korean tortoise ship sailing left. Joint issue w/ South Korea commemorating the 50th Anniv. of diplomatic relations between the two countries. ** Non-denominated but sold on day of issue for 32c.

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