What's New:  September 2007

Here is the material that was added or modified for this update:

  1. List of Stamps Arranged by Country

  2. Appendix II:  Labels, Seals, Advertising Stamps, Etc.

    NESTLÉ CHOCOLATE COMPANY   turtle stamp icon

    Nine stamps (from a set of twelve) that depict tortoises. The stamps were given away with the company's products and were intended to be mounted in an album supplied by the company. The remaining three stamps in the set do not depict tortoises (a winter scene, a summer scene, and a man with a sack). Date is unknown.

    NESTLÉ - NATURE'S SECRETS   turtle stamp icon

    A single stamp from a set given away with their products by the Nestlé Chocolate Company and intended to be placed in an album provided by the company. The album is titled "Nature and its Secrets". One stamp in the set depicts a leatherback sea turtle on the beach. The printing on the album pages is all in French. The date is unknown.

    U.S. WWI PATRIOTIC SEAL   turtle stamp icon

    A gummed label with coarse, irregular perforations, showing a military tank resembling a turtle. Inscribed "Tank (you)" and "Sept. 1916".

  3. Acknowledgements

    Daniel Meister

Main page Last modified:  September 26, 2007