Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

40,000db 2007 Chelonia mydas S/S of one stamp. Portrait of Jacques Cousteau on stamp and in upper right corner of sheet margin. Turtle in lower left corner of sheet margin. Sheet inscribed "Vida Marinha" in lower right corner in large letters. Much small writing on sheet margin as well.

7000db 2007 Lepidochelys olivacea Sheetlet of six stamps, all w/ underwater scenes and w/ denoms of 7000db. Ventral view of turtle and SCUBA diver on one stamp. Sheet inscribed "Paraiso Do Mergulho".

7000db 2007 Lepidochelys olivacea Individual stamp w/ SCUBA diver and ventral view of turtle from sheet of six.

Various 2007 Natator depressus Sheetlet of four stamps and four labels, all w/ underwater scenes and/or a portrait of Jacques Cousteau. Upper margin of sheet inscribed "Vida Marinha". Lower margin inscribed "Jacques Cousteau".

9000db 2007 Natator depressus Two turtles swimming underwater in foreground, SCUBA diver in background. Individual stamp from sheet of four stamps and four labels.

MI 2764 7000db 25 May 06 Testudo graeca Adult facing right. From Michel St. Thomas & Prince BL 541.

MI 2765 9000db 25 May 06 Terrapene carolina bauri Adult facing right. Unidentified hatchling emerging from egg in upper left corner. From Michel St. Thomas & Prince BL 541. Turtle is mis-identified as Pseudemys scripta on stamp.

MI 2766 10000db 25 May 06 See comment column Unidentified tortoise facing left, next to flower. Small Clemmys guttata in upper left corner. From Michel St. Thomas & Prince BL 541. Stamp inscribed Clemmys insculpta, which is not the correct identity of either of the chelonians depicted.

MI 2767 14000db 25 May 06 Trionyx spiniferus Turtle in shallow water facing right. Small Pseudemys scripta elegans in upper left corner. From Michel St. Thomas & Prince BL 541.

MI BL 541 Various 25 May 06 Numerous Species S/S of four stamps and four stamp-like labels, all w/ one or two chelonians. Labels have Boy Scout logo, stamps do not. Several of the chelonians are mis-identified on the stamps and labels.

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