Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

None 2008 Chelonia mydas Turtle swimming up and to right. "Hawksbill Turtle" and "2008" inscribed vertically in left selvedge but George Balazs has positively identified the turtle as a green, not a hawksbill. A serial number and "Stamps.com" inscribed vertically in right selvedge. These labels, without denominations, were sold by a private licensee of the United States Postal Service. The buyer then printed whatever denomination he or she required plus a bar-code-like design on the label, using his or her own computer and software purchased from the same licensee. This o/p'd label then became a stamp, legal for use as postage.

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