What's New:  Sept. 16, 1998

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

  1. List of Stamps Arranged by Country

  2. Endnotes
    #12.   KAULBAUCH ISLAND - Kaulbauch Island is located in Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia. The Kaulbauch Island Local Carriage Service provided mail service to and from the mainland from 1971 through 1984. Each year a new series of stamps was issued and during its fourteen years of existence, the local issued a total of 196 different stamps. Canadian Postal Officials insisted that these local stamps be placed on the backs of the envelopes when used for local franking purposes. FDC's with the stamp on the front of the envelope were prepared for sale to collectors.

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


    A seal issued in 1997 depicting a single Dermochelys coriacea. The seal is inscribed "Tartaruga Liuto", the Italian common name for this species.

  4. Appendix IV: Chelonian Taxa Appearing on Postage Stamps of the World
    Clemmys insculpta

  5. Acknowledgements
    Miriam Congedo