Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC ** ** 2008 Chelonia mydas Turtle swimming up and to right. "Hawksbill Turtle" 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. ** Scott has assigned a number of 1CVP83 and a denom of 42c to this stamp although various denoms can be printed on it. 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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