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ABAKAN

Abakan is a city in Russia at 53.40N, 41.46E.


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

250r Stylized Turtle Cinderella o/p'd on Scott Russia #6060. &a1C O/P is all in black. &a1C

500r Stylized Turtle Cinderella o/p'd on Scott Russia #6061. &a1C O/P is all in black. &a1C

750r Stylized Turtle Cinderella o/p'd on Scott Russia #6063. &a1C O/P is all in black. &a1C

1000r Stylized Turtle Cinderella o/p'd on Scott Russia #6066A. &a1C O/P is all in black. &a1C

1500r Stylized Turtle Cinderella o/p'd on Scott Russia #6067. &a1C O/P is all in black. &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@ABK.html ABKHAZIA REPUBLIC ABKHAZIA REPUBLIC

ABKHAZIA REPUBLIC

Abkhazia is a breakaway republic from Georgia. It is in a mountainous area on the Black Sea and has existed since June of 1992.


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

500 1994 Unidentified Tortoise This is a s/s w/ seven stamps (all 500 &a4Cdenom. and depicting different birds), &a4Cplus a label w/ the flag of the Abkhazia &a4CRepublic. &a1C The tortoise appears in the margin of &a4Cthe sheet, not on any of the stamps. &a1C

200 1994 Unidentified Tortoise This is a s/s w/ seven stamps (all 200 &a4Cdenom. and depicting different birds), &a4Cplus a label w/ the flag of the Abkhazia &a4CRepublic. &a1C The tortoise appears in the margin of &a4Cthe sheet, not on any of the stamps. &a1C

200 1994 Unidentified Tortoise s/s w/ eight identical stamps depicting &a4Ca Common Bee Eater (Merops apiaster). &a1C The tortoise appears in the margin of &a4Cthe sheet, not on the stamps. &a1C

200 1994 Unidentified Tortoise s/s w/ eight identical stamps depicting &a4Ca White Wagtail (Motacilla alba). &a1C The tortoise appears in the margin of &a4Cthe sheet, not on the stamps. &a1C

200 1994 Unidentified Tortoise s/s w/ eight identical stamps depicting &a4Ca Redpoll (Carduelis [=Acanthis] &a4Cflammea). &a1C The tortoise is in the margin of the &a4Csheet, not on the stamps. &a1C

200 1994 Unidentified Tortoise s/s w/ eight identical stamps depicting &a4Ca Common Cuckoo (Cuculus canorus). &a1C The tortoise is in the margin of the &a4Csheet, not on the stamps. &a1C

200 1994 Unidentified Tortoise s/s w/ eight identical stamps depicting &a4Ca Eurasian Robin (Erithacus rubecula). &a1C The tortoise appears in the margin of &a4Cthe sheet, not on the stamps. &a1C

200 1994 Unidentified Tortoise s/s w/ eight identical stamps depicting &a4Ca Common Wren (Troglodytes troglodytes). &a1C The tortoise appears in the margin of &a4Cthe sheet, not on the stamps. &a1C

200 1994 Unidentified Tortoise s/s w/ eight identical stamps depicting &a4Ca Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs). &a1C The tortoise appears in the margin of &a4Cthe sheet, not on the stamps. &a1C

100 Geochelone sp. Cinderella o/p'd on Scott Russia #6060A. &a4CO/P is all in black. Head-on view of &a4Ctortoise. &a1C Each new stamp created w/ the o/p covers &a4Ctwo of the old Russian stamps. This &a4Cleaves a row of perfs across the new &a4Cstamp. &a1C

300 Geochelone sp. Cinderella o/p'd on Scott Russia # &a4C6060A. O/P is all in black. Head-on &a4Cview of tortoise. &a1C Each new stamp created w/ the o/p covers &a4Ctwo of the old Russian stamps. This &a4Cleaves a row of perfs across the new &a4Cstamp. &a1C

500 Geochelone sp. Cinderella o/p'd on Scott Russia # &a4C6060A. O/P is all in black. Head-on &a4Cview of tortoise. &a1C Each new stamp created by the o/p covers &a4Ctwo of the old Russian stamps. This &a4Cleaves a row of perfs across the new &a4Cstamp. &a1C

100 Geochelone sp. Cinderella o/p'd on Scott Ukraine # 122. &a4CO/P is all in black. Head-on view of &a4Ctortoise. &a1C Each new stamp created by the o/p covers &a4Ctwo of the old Ukrainian stamps. This &a4Cleaves a row of perfs across the new &a4Cstamp. &a1C

300 Geochelone sp. Cinderella o/p'd on Scott Ukraine # 122. &a4CO/P is all in black. Head-on view of &a4Ctortoise. &a1C Each new stamp created w/ the o/p covers &a4Ctwo of the old Ukrainian stamps. This &a4Cleaves a row of perfs across the new &a4Cstamp. &a1C

500 Geochelone sp. Cinderella op/'d on Scott Ukraine # 122. &a4CO/P is all in black. Head-on view of &a4Ctortoise. &a1C Each new stamp created w/ the o/p covers &a4Ctwo of the old Ukrainian stamps. This &a4Cleaves a row of perfs across the new &a4Cstamp. &a1C

100 Geochelone sp. Cinderella o/p'd on Scott Russia # 5984. &a4CO/P is all in black. Head-on view of &a4Ctortoise. &a1C Each new stamp created by the o/p covers &a4Ctwo of the old Russian stamps. This &a4Cleaves a row of perfs across the new &a4Cstamp. &a1C

300 Geochelone sp. Cinderella o/p'd on Scott Russia # 5984. &a4CO/P is all in black. Head-on view of &a4Ctortoise. &a1C Each new stamp created w/ the o/p covers &a4Ctwo of the old Russian stamps. This &a4Cleaves a row of perfs across the new &a4Cstamp. &a1C

500 Geochelone sp. Cinderella o/p'd on Scott Russia # 5984. &a4CO/P is all in black. Head-on view of &a4Ctortoise. &a1C Each new stamp created w/ the o/p covers &a4Ctwo of the old Russian stamps. This &a4Cleaves a row of perfs across the new &a4Cstamp. &a1C

100 Geochelone sp. Cinderella o/p'd on Scott Russia # 6066. &a4CO/P is all in black. Head-on view of &a4Ctortoise. &a1C Each new stamp created by the o/p covers &a4Ctwo of the old Russian stamps. This &a4Cleaves a row of perfs across the new &a4Cstamp. &a1C

300 Geochelone sp. Cinderella o/p'd on Scott Russia # 6066. &a4CO/P is all in black. Head-on view of &a4Ctortoise. &a1C Each new stamp created w/ the o/p covers &a4Ctwo of the old Russian stamps. This &a4Cleaves a row of perfs across the new &a4Cstamp. &a1C

500 Geochelone sp. Cinderella o/p'd on Scott Russia # 6066. &a4CO/P is all in black. Head-on view of &a4Ctortoise. &a1C Each new stamp created w/ the o/p covers &a4Ctwo of the old Russian stamps. This &a4Cleaves a row of perfs across the new &a4Cstamp. &a1C

500 1994 Unidentified Tortoise s/s w/ eight identical stamps depicting &a4Ca Bohemian Waxwing (Bombycilla &a4Cgarrulus). &a1C The tortoise appears in the margin of &a4Cthe sheet, not on the stamps. &a1C

500 1994 Unidentified Tortoise s/s w/ eight identical stamps depicting &a4Ca Fieldfare (Turdus pilaris). &a1C The tortoise appears in the margin of &a4Cthe sheet, not on the stamps. &a1C

500 1994 Unidentified Tortoise s/s w/ eight identical stamps depicting &a4Ca Blue Tit (Parus caerulus). &a1C The tortoise appears in the margin of &a4Cthe sheet, not on the stamps. &a1C

500 1994 Unidentified Tortoise s/s w/ eight identical stamps depicting &a4Ca Goldcrest (Regulus regulus). &a1C The tortoise appears in the margin of &a4Cthe sheet, not on the stamps. &a1C

500 1994 Unidentified Tortoise s/s w/ eight identical stamps depicting &a4Ca Eurasian Goldfinch (Carduelis &a4Ccarduelis). &a1C The tortoise appears in the margin of &a4Cthe sheet, not on the stamps. &a1C

500 1994 Unidentified Tortoise s/s w/ eight identical stamps depicting &a4Ca Rock Thrush (Monticola saxatilis). &a1C The tortoise appears in the margin of &a4Cthe sheet, not on the stamps. &a1C

500 1994 Unidentified Tortoise s/s w/ eight identical stamps depicting &a4Ca Ring-necked Pheasant (Phasianus &a4Ccolchicus). &a1C The tortoise is in the margin of the &a4Csheet, not on the stamps. &a1C

Various 1999 Unident. Freshwater Turt. Pane of nine stamps w/ dozens of animals &a4Cin small rectangular "frames" scattered &a4Cover stamps and selvedge. Background is &a4Clush, tropical foliage. &a1C A small batagurine turtle (Cuora &a4Camboinensis?) is depicted in bottom &a4Cselvedge. &a1C

1.50 1999 Three Species of Turtles Se-tenant sheet of nine stamps (five &a4Ccopies of one stamp and two copies each &a4Cof two others). Sheet I of a set of &a4Cthree similar sheets. &a1C Turtles are Trachemys scripta elegans &a4C(5), Chelus fimbriatus (2), and Testudo &a4Cgraeca (2). Sheet also exists w/ Scout &a4Clogo and text o/p'd on each stamp for &a4C100th anniversary of scouting in 2007. &a1C

1.50 1999 Five Species of Turtles Se-tenant sheet of five stamps and four &a4Clabels. Sheet II of three similar &a4Csheets. Turtles on labels are printed w/ &a4Cgold ink. &a1C Turtles are Chelus fimbriatus, Testudo &a4Cgraeca, Trachemys scripta elegans, &a4CChrysemys picta, and Clemmys caspica. &a4CSheet also exists w/ Scout logo o/p'd on &a4Ceach stamp for 100th anniversary of &a4Cscouting in 2007. &a1C

1.50 1999 Three Species of Turtles Se-tenant sheet of nine stamps (five &a4Ccopies of one stamp and two copies each &a4Cof two others). Sheet III of three &a4Csimilar sheets. &a1C Turtles are Chelus fimbriatus (5), &a4CChrysemys picta (2) and Clemmys caspica &a4C(2). Sheet also exists w/ Scout logo &a4Co/p'd on each stamp for 100th &a4Canniversary of scouting in 2007. &a1C

1.50 1999 Chelus fimbriatus This stamp appears on sheets I, II, and &a4CIII of a set of three similar sheets of &a4Cnine stamps each. &a1C Turtle facing left and downhill on land. &a1C

1.50 1999 Trachemys scripta elegans This stamp appears on sheets I and II of &a4Ca set of three similar sheets of nine &a4Cstamps each. &a1C On land, facing right. &a1C

1.50 1999 Testudo graeca This stamp appears on sheets I and II of &a4Ca set of three similar sheets of nine &a4Cstamps each. &a1C On land, facing down and right. &a1C

1.50 1999 Clemmys caspica This stamp appears on sheets II and III &a4Cof a set of three similar sheets of nine &a4Cstamps each. &a1C On land, facing up and left. &a1C

1.50 1999 Chrysemys picta This stamp appears on sheets II and III &a4Cof a set of three similar sheets of nine &a4Cstamps each. &a1C On land, facing up and right. &a1C

Various 1995 Unidentified Sea Turtle Sheet of six se-tenant stamps showing &a4Clife beneath and above the sea. &a4CDolphins, fish, turtle, sea snake, and &a4Cbirds. &a1C Cinderella issue. Turtle overlaps two &a4Cstamps. &a1C

225 1995 Unidentified Sea Turtle One of the two stamps (w/ posterior half &a4Cof turtle) from 1995 sheet of six. &a1C Cinderella issue. &a1C

1800 1995 Unidentified Sea Turtle One of the two stamps (w/ anterior half &a4Cof turtle) from 1995 sheet of six. &a1C Cinderella issue. &a1C

CTC 129 225 16 Apr 96 Unidentified Sea Turtle From Abkhazia CTC 129-134. Hind &a4Cflippers and posterior end of shell on &a4Cthis stamp. &a1C &a1C

CTC 129 -134 Various 16 Apr 96 Unidentified Sea Turtle Sheet of six stamps depicting an &a4Cunderwater and above water panorama. &a1C Tiny sea turtle overlaps two stamps. &a1C

CTC 132 1800 16 Apr 96 Unidentified Sea Turtle From Abkhazia CTC 129-134. Anterior &a4Cportion of turtle is on this stamp. &a1C &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@AFG.html AFGHANISTAN AFGHANISTAN

AFGHANISTAN


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

Various 2007 Archelon sp. S/S of two stamps w/ prominant Archelon &a4Con one. Border depicts Othneil Marsh and &a4Cnumerous prehistoric mammals. &a1C Sheet inscribed "Prehistoric Fauna - &a4CReptiles". &a1C

50afs 2007 Archelon sp. Individual stamp w/ Archelon from s/s of &a4Ctwo stamps depicting prehistoric &a4Creptiles. &a1C &a1C

SC 726 8af 10 May 66 Testudo horsfieldi &a1C &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@AIT.html AITUTAKI AITUTAKI

AITUTAKI

Aitutaki is one of the Cook Islands.


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 513 95c 01 Dec 95 Chelonia mydas Swimming underwater. &a1C Issued for Year of the Sea Turtle. &a1C

SC 514 $1.15 01 Dec 95 Dermochelys coriacea Adult on beach. &a1C Issued for Year of the Sea Turtle. &a1C

SC 515 $1.50 01 Dec 95 Lepidochelys olivacea Swimming underwater. &a1C Issued for Year of the Sea Turtle. &a1C

SC 516 $1.75 01 Dec 95 Caretta caretta Female nesting. &a1C Issued for Year of the Sea Turtle. &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@AJM.html AJMAN AJMAN

AJMAN


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

1r 27 Apr 71 Unidentified Tortoise Small, imperf. s/s w/ pale blue &a4Cbackground and ornate lavender border, &a4Cw/ Minkus Ajman #829 in the center. &a1C Date is from FDC. &a1C

N/A 30np 1963 Testudo graeca Pink and pale blue essay for a stamp &a4Cthat was never issued. Tortoise is main &a4Cdesign feature w/ portrait of sheik in &a4Cupper left corner. &a1C Designed by M. Arthur and produced by &a4CNCR litho at the same time as the first &a4Cissue of Dubai. &a1C

MK 5 A 5np 1967 Testudo graeca This is Scott Ajman #5 w/ the "NP" on &a4Cthe original o/p "Dh." in black. &a1C &a1C

MK 15 A 1.50r 1967 Testudo graeca This is Scott Ajman #14 w/ the "R" on &a4Cthe original o/p "Riyals" in black. &a1C &a1C

MK 58 A 75np 1967 Testudo graeca This is Scott #C5 w/ the "NP" on the &a4Coriginal o/p "Dh." in black. &a1C &a1C

MK 67 A 1r 1967 Testudo graeca This is Scott Ajman #O5 w/ the "R" on &a4Cthe original o/p "Riyal" in black. &a1C &a1C

MK 829 1r Oct 1971 Unidentified Tortoise Small tortoise in painting "Entering the &a4CArk" by Jan Bruegel. &a1C &a1C

SC 5 5np 20 Jun 64 Testudo graeca &a1C Incorrectly listed by Scott as a Green &a4CTurtle. &a1C

SC 14 1.50r 7 Sep 64 Testudo graeca &a1C Incorrectly listed by Scott as a Green &a4CTurtle. &a1C

SC C 5 75np 15 Nov 65 Testudo graeca &a1C Incorrectly listed by Scott as a Green &a4CTurtle. &a1C

SC O 5 1r 01 Dec 65 Testudo graeca &a1C Incorrectly listed by Scott as a Green &a4CTurtle. &a1C

TS 2073 1.25r 1972 Trachemys scripta elegans Head-on photograph of immature specimen. &a1C &a1C

TS 2078 1.25r 1972 Trachemys scripta elegans s/s containing Ajman #TS 2073, plus &a4Csecond turtle of same species in border. &a1C Although sheet is inscribed "SEA &a4CANIMALS", it depicts a freshwater turtle &a4Cand a freshwater aquatic plant (Cabomba &a4Ccaroliniana). &a1C

TS 2230 1.25r 1972 Unidentified Sea Turtle Turtle is pictured in a head-on view, &a4Cright of the octopus and above the &a4Ceel-like animal. &a1C This is YV #PA 111. &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@ALB.html ALBANIA ALBANIA

ALBANIA


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 957 10q 10 Aug 66 Testudo graeca &a1C &a1C

SC 959 25q 10 Aug 66 Emys orbicularis &a1C &a1C

SC 2490 2 leke 20 Aug 95 Small Stylized Turtle Contains many stylized animals from &a4Cfables. &a1C In honor of Jean de La Fontaine. &a1C

SC 2493 60 leke 20 Aug 95 Small Stylized Turtle Large stamp similar to a small s/s. &a1C In honor of Jean de La Fontaine. &a1C

SC 2695 50 leke 12 Sep 02 Caretta caretta Sheet of six se-tenent stamps forming an &a4Cundersea and above-sea panorama. Turtle &a4Con beach in upper left stamp. &a1C Sheet inscribed "The Mediterranean Sea &a4CFauna". Date also reported as 9 Dec 02. &a1C

SC 2695 a 50 leke 12 Sep 02 Caretta caretta Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott &a4CAlbania #2695. &a1C Adult on beach facing right. Date also &a4Creported as 9 Dec 02. &a1C

SC 2783 40 lek 2006 Small Stylized Turtle Scott Albania #2490 surcharged to 40 &a4Clek. &a1C Original denomination of 2 lek was &a4Cobliterated w/ a black rectangle. &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@ALG.html ALGERIA ALGERIA

ALGERIA


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 967 2.70d 23 Dec 92 Caretta caretta &a1C &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@ALU.html ALUPKA ALUPKA

ALUPKA

Alupka is a small city in the southern tip of Crimea, Ukraine.


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

10 Stylized Sea Turtle Cinderella o/p'd on Scott Russia #5723. &a4CO/P is all in black. &a1C Each new stamp created w/ the o/p covers &a4Ctwo of the old Russian stamps. &a1C

25 Stylized Sea Turtle Cinderella o/p'd on Scott Russia #5984. &a4CO/P is all in black. &a1C Each new stamp created by the o/p covers &a4Ctwo of the old Russian stamps. &a1C

50 Stylized Sea Turtle Cinderella o/p'd on Scott Russia #4518. &a4CO/P is all in black. &a1C Each new stamp created w/ the o/p covers &a4Ctwo of the old Russian stamps. &a1C

75 Stylized Sea Turtle Cinderella o/p'd on Scott Russia #5724. &a4CO/P is all in black. &a1C Each new stamp created by the o/p covers &a4Ctwo of the old Russian stamps. &a1C

100 Stylized Sea Turtle Cinderella o/p'd on Scott Russia #4519. &a4CO/P is all in black. &a1C Each new stamp created w/ the o/p covers &a4Ctwo of the old Russian stamps. &a1C

150 Stylized Sea Turtle Cinderella o/p'd on Scott Russia #5725. &a4CO/P is all in black. &a1C Each new stamp created w/ the o/p covers &a4Ctwo of the old Russian stamps. &a1C

250 Stylized Sea Turtle Cinderella o/p'd on Scott Russia #4520. &a4CO/P is all in black. &a1C Each new stamp created w/ the o/p covers &a4Ctwo of the old Russian stamps. &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@ANG2.html ANGOLA ANGOLA

ANGOLA


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

3.5kz 17 Jan 00 Three Species of Turtles Sheet of six se-tenant stamps, each w/ a &a4Cdifferent photograph of a turtle. &a4CFleur-de-lis on each stamp. &a1C Sheet inscribed "Mundo Dos Animais". &a4CDate from FDC. &a1C

3.5kz 17 Jan 00 Terrapene carolina (male) Close-up of head. Fleur-de-lis in &a4Ccorner. &a1C From sheet of six. Date from FDC. &a1C

3.5kz 17 Jan 00 Terrapene carolina (male) Anterior view w/ head bent to viewer's &a4Cright. Fleur-de-lis in corner. &a1C From sheet of six. Date from FDC. &a1C

3.5kz 17 Jan 00 Terrapene carolina (male) Body angled to viewer's left, head &a4Cfacing camera. Fleur-de-lis in corner. &a1C From sheet of six. Date from FDC. &a1C

3.5kz 17 Jan 00 Chrysemys picta In grass, facing right. Posterior edge &a4Cof carapace does not fit on stamp. &a4CFleur-de-lis in corner. &a1C From sheet of six. Date from FDC. &a1C

3.5kz 17 Jan 00 Chrysemys picta On grass, facing right. Entire animal &a4Cfits on stamp. Fleur-de-lis in corner. &a1C From sheet of six. Date from FDC. &a1C

3.5kz 17 Jan 00 Lepidochelys olivacea Extreme close-up of head. Fleur-de-lis &a4Cin corner. &a1C From sheet of six. Date from FDC. &a1C

3500K kr 24 Nov 99 Three Tortoise Species Cinderella horiz. sheetlet of three &a4Cstamps w/ a tortoise on each. &a1C Identical to Cherkessia sheetlet except &a4Cfor inscriptions. Date from CTO cancel. &a1C

3500K kr 24 Nov 99 Geochelone sulcata Identical to Cherkessia stamp except for &a4Cinscriptions. &a1C Cinderella from horiz. sheetlet of &a4Cthree. Date from CTO cancel. &a1C

3500K kr 24 Nov 99 Geochelone pardalis? Identical to Cherkessia stamp except for &a4Cinscriptions. &a1C Cinderella from horiz. sheetlet of &a4Cthree. Date from CTO cancel. &a1C

3500K kr 24 Nov 99 Geochelone sulcata Identical to Cherkessia stamp except for &a4Cinscriptions. &a1C Cinderella from horiz. sheetlet of &a4Cthree. Date from CTO cancel. &a1C

3500K kr 24 Nov 99 Three Chelonian Species Cinderella vert. sheetlet of three &a4Cstamps w/ a chelonian on each. &a1C Identical to Cherkessia sheetlet except &a4Cfor inscriptions. Date from CTO cancel. &a1C

3500K kr 24 Nov 99 Emys orbicularis Identical to Cherkessia stamp except for &a4Cinscriptions. &a1C Cinderella from vert. sheetlet of three. &a4CDate from CTO cancel. &a1C

3500K kr 24 Nov 99 Unidentified Tortoise Identical to Cherkessia stamp except for &a4Cinscriptions. &a1C Cinderella from vert. sheetlet of three. &a4CDate from CTO cancel. &a1C

3500K kr 24 Nov 99 Cuora trifasciata? Identical to Cherkessia stamp except for &a4Cinscriptions. &a1C Cinderella from vert. sheetlet of three. &a4CDate from CTO cancel. &a1C

SC 882 N/A 09 Jul 93 Four sp. of Sea Turtles Block of four stamps forming a single &a4Cbeach and underwater scene. &a1C The four species shown are Caretta &a4Ccaretta, Chelonia mydas, Dermochelys &a4Ccoriacea, and Eretmochelys imbricata. &a1C

SC 882 a 180kz 09 Jul 93 Chelonia mydas The Chelonia mydas is actually in the &a4Cbackground. The hind 2/3 of an &a4CEretmochelys imbricata (laying eggs) is &a4Cin the foreground. &a1C &a1C

SC 882 b 450kz 09 Jul 93 Eretmochelys imbricata Only the head of the Eretmochelys &a4Cimbricata shows on this stamp (the rest &a4Cof the animal is on the 180kz value from &a4Cthe same set). &a1C In the background are young Dermochelys &a4Ccoriacea emerging from their nest. &a1C

SC 882 c 550kz 09 Jul 93 Dermochelys coriacea &a1C &a1C

SC 882 d 630kz 09 Jul 93 Caretta caretta &a1C &a1C

SC 955 6000Kz 20 Apr 96 Pelomedusa subrufra Fauna/Flora sheetlet of twelve. &a1C Turtle on one stamp only. &a1C

SC 955 j 6000Kz 20 Apr 96 Pelomedusa subrufra Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Angola &a4C955. &a1C Turtle basking on sandbar. &a1C

SC 1064 300KZr 1999 Lepidochelys kempii Minisheet of six stamps w/ turtle on &a4Cone. &a1C Selvedge inscribed "Animais do Mundo". &a1C

SC 1064 e 300Kzr 1999 Lepidochelys kempii Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Angola &a4C1064. &a1C &a1C

SC 1131 3.50kz 07 Apr 00 Chelodina longicollis Sheet of 6 stamps w/ turtle on one. &a1C Sheet inscribed "Animais Do Mundo". &a4CSpecies name obtained from Michel &a4CCatalog. &a1C

SC 1131 f 3.50kz 07 Apr 00 Chelodina longicollis Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Angola &a4C1131. &a1C Stamp inscribed "Taratuga Pescoco &a4CSerpente". Species name obtained from &a4CMichel Catalog. &a1C

SC 1316 Various 11 Nov 07 4 Species of Sea Turtles Mini sheet of four stamps, each &a4Cdepicting a different sea turtle. &a1C Sheet inscribed "Tartarugas Marinhas". &a4COriginally issued w/ "2007" in margin. &a4CReissued w/ "2008" in margin. &a1C

SC 1316 a 27kz 11 Nov 07 Caretta caretta One individual swimming right. &a1C From mini sheet of four. &a1C

SC 1316 b 27kz 11 Nov 07 Chelonia mydas One individual swimming toward viewer &a4Cand slightly to left. &a1C From mini sheet of four. &a1C

SC 1316 c 45kz 11 Nov 07 Eretmochelys imbricata One individual swimming to right w/ &a4Cforeflippers in upward position. &a1C From mini sheet of four. &a1C

SC 1316 d 45kz 11 Nov 07 Lepidochelys olivacea One individual swimming to right. &a1C From mini sheet of four. &a1C

SC 1317 130kz 11 Nov 07 3 Species of Sea Turtles S/S of one stamp depicting a Demochelys &a4Ccoriacea, on land, facing left. &a1C Margin of sheet shows a second &a4CDermochelys coriacea, a Caretta caretta &a4Cand a Chelonia mydas. Sheet inscribed &a4C"Tartarugas Marinhas". &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@ANG.html ANGUILLA ANGUILLA

ANGUILLA


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 160 $10 20 May 75 Chelonia mydas &a1C &a1C

SC 246 $10 1976 Chelonia mydas This is Scott Anguilla #160 o/p in &a4Cblack: "NEW CONSTITUTION 1976". &a1C &a1C

SC 451 $3 31 Jul 81 Unidentified Tortoise Children playing w/ animals, one of &a4Cwhich is a tortoise. &a1C Date also reported as 30 September 81. &a1C

SC 501 $5 03 Aug 82 Cartoon Turtle World Cup Soccer s/s. There is a &a4Ccartoon turtle among the spectators at a &a4Csoccer match. &a1C &a1C

SC 537 10 cts 10 Aug 83 Dermochelys coriacea &a1C Perf. 13.5 &a1C

SC 537 a 10 cts 10 Aug 83 Dermochelys coriacea &a1C Perf. 12 &a1C

SC 538 35 cts 10 Aug 83 Eretmochelys imbricata &a1C Perf. 13.5 &a1C

SC 538 a 35 cts 10 Aug 83 Eretmochelys imbricata &a1C Perf. 12 &a1C

SC 539 75 cts 10 Aug 83 Chelonia mydas &a1C Perf. 13.5 &a1C

SC 539 a 75 cts 10 Aug 83 Chelonia mydas &a1C Perf. 12 &a1C

SC 540 $1 10 Aug 83 Caretta caretta &a1C Perf. 13.5 &a1C

SC 540 a $1 10 Aug 83 Caretta caretta &a1C Perf. 12 &a1C

SC 541 $5 10 Aug 83 Dermochelys coriacea s/s &a1C Perf. 13.5 &a1C

SC 563 5c 20 Feb 84 Cartoon Turtle Olympic 400 meter dash w/ turtle. &a1C &a1C

SC 563 a 5c 24 Apr 84 Cartoon Turtle Same as Scott Anguilla #563, but w/ &a4COlympic rings. &a1C &a1C

SC 974 15c 24 Aug 98 Unidentified Sea Turtle Small turtle in painting titled &a4C"Treasure Island". &a1C Inscribed "International Arts Festival &a4C1998". &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@ANT.html ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

Listed under ANTIGUA in the Scott Catalog.


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 662 $5 28 Jun 82 Unidentified Sea Turtle s/s w/ turtle in lower right quadrant of &a4Csheet. &a1C &a1C

SC 1038 $3 15 Jun 87 Geochelone carbonaria Adult on land facing left. &a1C Inscribed "Reptiles and Amphibians" &a4Cacross bottom of stamp. &a1C

SC 1660 $1 05 Apr 93 D. coriacea & E.imbricata Mini-sheet of twelve stamps, each &a4Cdepicting a different endangered &a4Cspecies. &a1C One stamp depicts Dermochelys coriacea &a4Cand another depicts Eretmochelys &a4Cimbricata. &a1C

SC 1660 j $1 05 Apr 93 Dermochelys coriacea From a mini-sheet of twelve different &a4Cstamps. &a1C &a1C

SC 1660 l $1 05 Apr 93 Eretmochelys imbricata From a mini-sheet of twelve different &a4Cstamps. &a1C &a1C

SC 1730 $6.00 25 Oct 93 Cartoon Chelonian S/S for Mickey Mouse's 65th anniversary. &a4CSingle stamp in upper right corner of &a4Csheet. Large reproduction of a movie &a4Cposter on left side of sheet for a movie &a4Ccalled "Mickey's Revue" (1932). &a1C Mickey as one man band. Tortoise banging &a4Chead against bass drum when Mickey steps &a4Con shell. &a1C

SC 1807 $6.00 31 Jul 94 Caretta caretta s/s w/ loggerhead turtle in border. &a1C No turtle on stamp. Date has also been &a4Clisted as 21 July 94. &a1C

SC 1888 75c 15 May 95 Archelon sp. Sheet of twelve w/ Archelon stamp in &a4Cupper right corner. &a1C Two tiny Archelon in background, in &a4Caddition to main design feature: a large &a4CArchelon. &a1C

SC 1888 d 75c 15 May 95 Archelon sp. Single stamp w/ turtle from Antigua & &a4CBarbuda Scott 1888. &a1C &a1C

SC 2162 40c 17 Aug 98 Eretmochelys imbricata Sheet of twenty-five 40c values w/ &a4Cturtle on one. &a1C Inscribed "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" &a4C& "Int. Year of the Ocean". Date also &a4Creported as 4 Aug 98. &a1C

SC 2162 c 40c 17 Aug 98 Eretmochelys imbricata Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott &a4CAntigua 2162. &a1C Date also reported as 4 Aug 98. &a1C

SC 2472 $1.65 11 Jun 01 Chelonia mydas Pane 2 of two panes of six se-tenant &a4Cstamps each, issued this date. &a1C "Marine Life of the Tropics". &a1C

SC 2472 e $1.65 11 Jun 01 Chelonia mydas Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott &a4CAntigua #2472. &a1C &a1C

SC 2473 $1.65 11 Jun 01 Eretmochelys imbricata Pane 1 of two panes of six se-tenant &a4Cstamps issued this date. &a1C Sheet inscribed "Marine Life of the &a4CTropics". &a1C

SC 2473 c $1.65 11 Jun 01 Eretmochelys imbricata Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott &a4CAntigua #2473. &a1C &a1C

SC 2476 $6.00 11 Jun 01 Eretmochelys imbricata S/S w/ one stamp. One turtle on stamp &a4Cand another in selvedge. &a1C Inscribed "Marine Life of the Tropics". &a1C

SC 2560 $6.00 08 Apr 02 Lepidochelys olivacea M/S of one stamp w/ turtle on beach. &a1C Sheet inscribed "Fauna Flora of the &a4CCaribbean". &a1C

SC 2570 $1.50 12 Aug 02 Eretmochelys imbricata Endangered animals sheet of nine $1.50 &a4Cvalues. &a1C Turtle on one stamp only. The date &a4Cshown is from an FDC. SC lists date as &a4C12 July 02. &a1C

SC 2570 h $1.50 12 Aug 02 Eretmochelys imbricata Single stamp w/ turtles from Endangered &a4CAnimals sheet of nine. &a1C Date shown is from an FDC. SC lists &a4Cdate as 12 July 02. &a1C

SC 2964 $5 05 Apr 07 Unidentified Sea Turtle S/S of one stamp issued for the 2007 &a4CCricket World Cup. Large map of &a4CCaribbean Sea in center of sheet and &a4Cflags of sixteen Caribbean nations in &a4Cmargins. &a1C Sheet inscribed in red: "Sir Vivian &a4CRichards celebrates the fastest Test &a4CCentury at the Antigua Recreation &a4CGround". Small turtle on the &a4CCoat-of-Arms which appears on the Cayman &a4CIs. flag. &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@ARG.html ARGENTINA ARGENTINA

ARGENTINA


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

75c 17 Apr 98 Cartoon Turtle Booklet of four different 75c stamps. &a4COne is Scott Argentina 1995, w/ turtle. &a1C &a1C

SC 1995 75c 17 Apr 98 Cartoon Turtle Girl turtle w/ bow in hair & shoes on &a4Call four feet. &a1C Represents a story by Maria Elena Walsh. &a1C

SC 2527 $1 18 Apr 09 Chelonoidis chilensis Large individual on land, facing left, &a4Cdominates design. &a1C Chelonoidis chilensis was formerly named &a4CGeochelone chilensis. &a1C

SC B 187 Various 24 Aug 02 Geochelone carbonaria Block of four reptile semi-postals w/ &a4Ctortoise on one. &a1C Tortoise is identified on stamp by its &a4Cnewly proposed generic name of &a4CChelonoidis. &a1C

SC B 187 d 75c+75c 24 Aug 02 Geochelone carbonaria Adult facing left. Large carapacial &a4Cscute in background. &a1C Stamp inscribed w/ newly proposed &a4Cgeneric name of Chelonoidis. &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@ARM.html ARMENIA ARMENIA

ARMENIA


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

70d 12 Jan 07 Testudo horsfieldii Mini-sheet of two identical blocks of &a4Cfour different stamps each (two each of &a4Cstamps formerly listed as #753-756). &a4CMargin of sheet w/ twelve small line &a4Cdrawings of turtles. &a1C WWF symbol and year "2006" inscribed on &a4Ceach stamp. Block formerly listed by &a4CScott as #756b but delisted in Scott &a4CStamp Monthly dated April 2008. Number &a4Chas now been assigned to another stamp. &a1C

70d 12 Jan 07 Testudo horsfieldii Semi-frontal view of adult, facing &a4Cright. Denom in upper left, "Armenia" in &a4Cblack. &a1C WWF symbol and year "2006" inscribed on &a4Cstamp. Formerly listed by Scott as #753 &a4Cbut delisted in Scott Stamp Monthly &a4Cdated April 2008. Number has now been &a4Cassigned to another stamp. &a1C

70d 12 Jan 07 Testudo horsfieldii Adult facing left. Denom in upper right, &a4C"Armenia" in beige. &a1C WWF symbol and year "2006" inscribed on &a4Cstamp. Formerly listed by Scott as #754 &a4Cbut delisted in Scott Stamp Monthly &a4Cdated April 2008. Number has now been &a4Cassigned to another stamp. &a1C

70d 12 Jan 07 Testudo horsfieldii Semi-dorsal view of adult, facing right. &a4CDenom in upper left, "Armenia" in beige. &a1C WWF symbol and year "2006" inscribed on &a4Cstamp. Formerly listed by Scott as #755 &a4Cbut delisted in Scott Stamp Monthly &a4Cdated April 2008. Number has now been &a4Cassigned to another stamp. &a1C

70d 12 Jan 07 Testudo horsfieldii Semi-frontal view of adult facing left. &a4CDenom at upper right, "Armenia" in &a4Cblack. &a1C WWF symbol and year "2006" inscribed on &a4Cstamp. Formerly listed by Scott as #756 &a4Cbut delisted in Scott Stamp Monthly &a4Cdated April 2008. Number has now been &a4Cassigned to another stamp. &a1C

70d 12 Jan 07 Testudo horsfieldii Block of four stamps which were formerly &a4Clisted by Scott as #753-756. &a1C WWF symbol and year "2006" inscribed on &a4Ceach stamp. Block formerly listed by &a4CScott as #756a but delisted in Scott &a4CStamp Monthly dated April 2008. Number &a4Chas now been assigned to another stamp. &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@ARU.html ARUBA ARUBA

ARUBA


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 126 15c 28 Jul 95 Eretmochelys imbricata Date also reported as 27 Sep 95. &a1C &a1C

SC 127 50c 28 Jul 95 Chelonia mydas Date also reported as 27 Sep 95. &a1C &a1C

SC 128 95c 28 Jul 95 Caretta caretta Date also reported as 27 Sep 95. &a1C &a1C

SC 129 100c 28 Jul 95 Dermochelys coriacea Date also reported as 27 Sep 95. &a1C &a1C

SC 150 90c 29 May 97 Unidentified Sea Turtle Sheetlet of nine se-tenant stamps w/ a &a4Cturtle on one. &a1C Stamps form a continuous under-water and &a4Cabove-water scene. &a1C

SC 150 f 90c 29 May 97 Unidentified Sea Turtle Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Aruba &a4C150. &a1C &a1C

SC 199 30c 31 Jan 01 Geochelone carbonaria Large male tortoise being held in &a4Cperson's hands. &a1C From set of four animal stamps. &a1C

SC 237 25c 30 Sep 03 Eretmochelys imbricata Hatchlings at water's edge. &a1C Date also reported as 16 Oct 03. &a1C

SC 238 60c 30 Sep 03 Dermochelys coriacea Hatchlings at water's edge. &a1C Date also reported as 16 Oct 03. &a1C

SC 239 75c 30 Sep 03 Chelonia mydas Hatchlings at water's edge. &a1C Date also reported as 16 Oct 03. &a1C

SC 240 150c 30 Sep 03 Caretta caretta Hatchlings at water's edge. &a1C Date also reported as 16 Oct 03. &a1C

SC 304 Various 03 Sep 07 Chelonia mydas Mini sheet of four stamps, each showing &a4Ca different underwater wreck. Turtle on &a4Cone. &a1C Sheet inscribed "Wrecks & Reefs From &a4CAruba 2007". &a1C

SC 304 c 500c 03 Sep 07 Chelonia mydas Individual stamp w/ turtle from Scott &a4CAruba #304. Turtle swimming in lower &a4Cleft corner of stamp. &a1C Depicted wreck is the freighter "Jane". &a1C

SC B 68 60c+30c 31 Oct 02 Eretmochelys imbricata Young girl lying on beach watching &a4Cturtle come ashore. &a1C From Child Welfare set. &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@ASC.html ASCENSION ASCENSION

ASCENSION


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

15p 01 Oct 09 Chelonia mydas Mini sheet of six stamps showing Dr. &a4CArchie Carr w/ a balloon. Sea turtle &a4Chatchlings on beach in bottom margin of &a4Csheet. &a1C Issued for the 100th birth anniversary &a4Cof Dr. Archie Carr, pioneering sea &a4Cturtle researcher and educator. &a1C

35p 01 Oct 09 Chelonia mydas Mini sheet of six stamps, three showing &a4Ceggs being deposited in nest and three &a4Cshowing hatchlings on beach. Nesting &a4Cfemale throwing sand in air in sheet &a4Cmargin. &a1C Issued to promote sea turtle research &a4Cand conservation. &a1C

40p 01 Oct 09 Chelonia mydas Mini sheet of six stamps. Three show a &a4Cperson raking a beach and three show a &a4Cwoman writing in a notebook. Margin of &a4Csheet shows turtle tracks in the sand. &a1C Issued to promote sea turtle research &a4Cand conservation. &a1C

65p 01 Oct 09 Chelonia mydas Mini sheet of six stamps. Three showing &a4Cone person rescuing a sea turtle and &a4Cthree showing two people rescuing a sea &a4Cturtle. Adult turtle in surf in sheet &a4Cmargin. &a1C Issued to promote sea turtle research &a4Cand conservation. &a1C

See Comm 2005? Chelonia mydas Aerogramme printed on light blue paper &a4Cw/ large photo of Green Sea Turtle on &a4Cfront. Inscribed "Ascension Island - &a4CSouth Atlantic Ocean". &a1C Upper right corner inscribed "Ascension &a4CIsland - Postage Paid" but no actual &a4Cdenomination is shown. &a1C

40p 2006 Stylized Sea Turtle S/S of eight stamps in two vertical &a4Ccolumns w/ highly stylized sea turtle in &a4Cleft selvedge. &a1C Sheet inscribed "Exploration and &a4CInnovation - 2006" and "500th &a4CAnniversary of the Death of Christopher &a4CColumbus". &a1C

Various 09 Jul 07 Unidentified Sea Turtle Mini sheet of four stamps issued for the &a4C100th anniversary of scouting. One &a4Cstamp shows a stranded turtle being &a4Crescued by a group of scouts. &a1C Stamp with turtle is Scott Ascension &a4C#915. Date formerly listed incorrectly &a4Cin this site as 09 Jul 97. &a1C

SC 24 1p 02 Jul 34 Chelonia mydas &a1C &a1C

SC 26 2p 02 Jul 34 Chelonia mydas &a1C &a1C

SC 29 8p 02 Jul 34 Chelonia mydas &a1C &a1C

SC 31 2sh6p 02 Jul 34 Chelonia mydas &a1C &a1C

SC 70 7p 19 Nov 56 Chelonia mydas &a1C &a1C

SC 170 4p 28 Aug 73 Chelonia mydas Triangular stamp. &a1C &a1C

SC 171 9p 28 Aug 73 Caretta caretta Triangular stamp. &a1C &a1C

SC 172 12p 28 Aug 73 Eretmochelys imbricata Triangular stamp. &a1C &a1C

SC 229 25p 21 May 78 Chelonia mydas Contains 2 se-tenant strips of Nos. &a4C229a-229c, separated by a horizontal &a4Cgutter w/ inscriptions and pictures. &a1C Issue date is 2 Jun 78 according to FDC &a1C

SC 229 c 25p 21 May 78 Chelonia mydas Single stamp from Scott Ascension #229. &a1C &a1C

SC 237 12p 08 Jan 79 Chelonia mydas &a1C &a1C

SC 266 10p 17 Nov 80 Ship: HMS Tortoise &a1C &a1C

SC 305 10p 19 Apr 82 Unidentified Sea Turtle From Darwin set. Small turtle in &a4Cborder. &a1C &a1C

SC 306 12p 19 Apr 82 Unidentified Sea Turtle From Darwin set. Small turtle in &a4Cborder. &a1C &a1C

SC 307 15p 19 Apr 82 Unidentified Sea Turtle From Darwin set. Small turtle in &a4Cborder. &a1C &a1C

SC 308 40p 19 Apr 82 Unidentified Sea Turtle From Darwin set. Small turtle in &a4Cborder. &a1C &a1C

SC 357 20p June 1984 Chelonia mydas The turtle is on a 50p coin pictured on &a4Cthe stamp. &a1C &a1C

SC 372 12p 07 Jun 85 Stylized Sea Turtles Two turtles on stamp plus turtle on &a4Cse-tenant label. &a1C &a1C

SC 373 15p 07 Jun 85 Stylized Sea Turtles Two turtles on stamp plus turtle on &a4Cse-tenant label. &a1C &a1C

SC 374 20p 07 Jun 85 Stylized Sea Turtles Two turtles on stamp plus turtle on &a4Cse-tenant label. &a1C &a1C

SC 375 70p 07 Jun 85 Stylized Sea Turtles Two turtles on stamp plus turtle on &a4Cse-tenant label. &a1C &a1C

SC 480 a 18p 17 Nov 89 Unidentified Sea Turtle Booklet of six Scott Ascension #480. &a1C Turtle is on booklet cover. No turtle &a4Con stamps. &a1C

SC 481 25p 17 Nov 89 Chelonia mydas Adult swimming underwater. &a1C &a1C

SC 481 a 25p 17 Nov 89 Chelonia mydas Booklet containing four Scott Ascension &a4C# 481. Cover has an outline map of &a4CAscension Island and a silhouette of a &a4Csea turtle. &a1C &a1C

SC 550 18p 13 Oct 92 Childs Drawing of Turtle Child's drawing of Santa Claus riding a &a4Cturtle underwater. &a1C Turtle and an octopus both wearing Santa &a4CClaus hats. &a1C

SC 585 20p 22 Mar 94 Chelonia mydas Hatchlings returning to sea. &a1C This is NOT from s/s #589. &a1C

SC 586 25p 22 Mar 94 Chelonia mydas Adult on beach. &a1C This is NOT from s/s #589. &a1C

SC 587 30p 22 Mar 94 Chelonia mydas Adult emerging from sea. &a1C This in NOT from s/s #589. &a1C

SC 588 65p 22 Mar 94 Chelonia mydas Adult in water w/ head in the air. &a1C This is NOT from s/s #589. &a1C

SC 589 30p each 22 Mar 94 Chelonia mydas s/s w/ four different 30p stamps, &a4Cshowing nesting process and hatchlings &a4Cheading toward the sea. &a1C Two swimming turtles in margin of sheet. &a1C

SC 589 a 30p 22 Mar 94 Chelonia mydas Adult emerging from sea. &a1C This is one of the single stamps from &a4Cs/s #589. &a1C

SC 589 b 30p 22 Mar 94 Chelonia mydas Female on beach in body pit (front &a4Cview). &a1C This is one of the single stamps from &a4Cs/s #589. &a1C

SC 589 c 30p 22 Mar 94 Chelonia mydas Hatchlings returning to sea. &a1C This is one of the single stamps from &a4Cs/s #589. &a1C

SC 589 d 30p 22 Mar 94 Chelonia mydas Female on beach in body pit (side view). &a1C This is one of the single stamps from &a4Cs/s #589. &a1C

SC 682 a Various 01 Sep 97 Chelonia mydas Booklet containing two 15p stamps and &a4Ctwo 35p stamps. Cover has a silhouette &a4Cof a sea turtle. &a1C Turtle is on booklet cover only, not on &a4Cstamps. &a1C

SC 750 15p 08 Mar 00 Chelonia mydas Numerous hatchlings on beach. &a1C Inscribed "Turtle Project". &a1C

SC 751 35p 08 Mar 00 Chelonia mydas Adult on beach, facing right. &a1C Inscribed "Turtle Project". &a1C

SC 752 40p 08 Mar 00 Chelonia mydas Adult w/ radio transmitter affixed. &a1C Inscribed "Turtle Project". &a1C

SC 753 50p 08 Mar 00 Chelonia mydas Adult female returning to the sea. &a1C Inscribed "Turtle Project". &a1C

SC 754 25p 08 Mar 00 Chelonia mydas S/S of four 25p stamps. One stamp has &a4Cthe same image as the 15p single issued &a4Cthe same day. Sheet also has drawings &a4Cof turtles in selvedge, made by children &a4Cof Two Boats School, Ascension Island. &a1C Selvedge inscribed "Turtle Project". &a1C

SC 754 a 25p 08 Mar 00 Chelonia mydas Extreme close-up of head. &a1C From Scott Ascension 754. &a1C

SC 754 b 25p 08 Mar 00 Chelonia mydas Hatchlings. Same image as Scott &a4CAscension 750, but different denom. &a1C From Scott Ascension 754. &a1C

SC 754 c 25p 08 Mar 00 Chelonia mydas Close-up of head and anterior portion of &a4Ccarapace. &a1C From Scott Ascension 754. &a1C

SC 754 d 25p 08 Mar 00 Chelonia mydas Adult on beach near surf, facing right. &a1C From Scott Ascension 754. &a1C

SC 754 e 25p 08 May 00 Chelonia mydas Scott Ascension #754 inscribed "The &a4CStamp Show 2000" on the stamp show &a4Cemblem, in the lower right corner of the &a4Csheet. &a1C For the stamp show at Earls Court, &a4CLondon, 22-28 May 2000. &a1C

SC 768 Various 01 Feb 01 Two Species of Turtles S/S w/ two stamps , each depicting a sea &a4Cturtle. Upper corners of sheet have &a4Clogos for Year of the Snake and Hong &a4CKong Stamp Exhibition 2001. &a1C Selvedge has map of Ascension on one &a4Cside and scenes from Hong Kong on the &a4Cother. &a1C

SC 768 a 25p 01 Feb 01 Chelonia mydas One of two turtle stamps from s/s issued &a4Cthis date. &a1C &a1C

SC 768 b 40p 01 Feb 01 Caretta caretta One of two turtle stamps from s/s issued &a4Cthis date. &a1C &a1C

SC 784 Various 09 Jun 01 Turtle Ponds S/S of two 35p and two 40p stamps. One &a4Cof the 40p stamps depicts coastal ponds &a4Ccalled "Turtle Ponds". &a1C No images of turtles on sheet or stamps. &a1C

SC 784 d 40p 09 Jun 01 Turtle Ponds Depicts coastal ponds called "Turtle &a4CPonds". No turtles depicted on stamp. &a1C Single stamp from Scott Ascension #784. &a1C

SC 812 2 pounds 28 Aug 02 Chelonia mydas Green Turtle on beach and Wild Currant &a4Cin upper left corner. &a1C &a1C

SC 915 40p 09 Jul 07 Chelonia mydas Depicts a sea turtle rescue operation - &a4Ca group of scouts rescuing a stranded &a4Csea turtle. &a1C Issued for 100th Anniversary of &a4CScouting. Inscribed "Turtle Rescue". &a4CDate formerly listed incorrectly in this &a4Csite as 09 Jul 97. &a1C

SC 928 35p 05 Feb 08 Chelonia mydas Stamp divided into two halves; swimming &a4Cgreen turtle on left and clutch of eggs &a4Con right. &a1C From set of twelve stamps showing &a4Cvarious animals and their eggs. &a1C

SC 981 15p 01 Oct 09 Chelonia mydas Se-tenant pair of 15p stamps w/ a &a4Cpicture of Dr. Archie Carr on each w/ a &a4Cballoon. &a1C Issued for the 100th birth anniversary &a4Cof Dr. Archie Carr, pioneering sea &a4Cturtle researcher and educator. &a1C

SC 981 a 15p 01 Oct 09 Chelonia mydas Photo of head of green turtle on left, &a4CArchie Carr w/ balloon on right. &a1C Issued for the 100th birth anniversary &a4Cof Dr. Archie Carr, pioneering sea &a4Cturtle researcher and educator. &a1C

SC 981 b 15p 01 Oct 09 Chelonia mydas Close-up photo of Dr. Archie Carr w/ &a4Cballoon on left, map of Ascension Island &a4Con right. &a1C Issued for the 100th birth anniversary &a4Cof Dr. Archie Carr, pioneering sea &a4Cturtle researcher and educator. &a1C

SC 982 35p 01 Oct 09 Chelonia mydas Se-tenant pair w/ eggs being deposited &a4Cin nest and hatchlings on beach. &a1C Issued to promote sea turtle research &a4Cand conservation. &a1C

SC 982 a 35p 01 Oct 09 Chelonia mydas Stamp w/ head of turtle on left and eggs &a4Cbeing deposited in nest on right. &a1C Issued to promote sea turtle research &a4Cand conservation. &a1C

SC 982 b 35p 01 Oct 09 Chelonia mydas Stamp w/ hatchlings on beach at left and &a4Cmap of Ascension Island at right. &a1C Issued to promote sea turtle research &a4Cand conservation. &a1C

SC 983 40p 01 Oct 09 Chelonia mydas Se-tenant pair showing beach raking and &a4Cpopulation monitoring. &a1C Issued to promote sea turtle research &a4Cand conservation. &a1C

SC 983 a 40p 01 Oct 09 Chelonia mydas Stamp w/ turtle's head on left and man &a4Craking beach on right. &a1C Issued to promote sea turtle research &a4Cand conservation. &a1C

SC 983 b 40p 01 Oct 09 Chelonia mydas Stamp w/ woman on left, taking notes on &a4Csea turtle populations and map of &a4CAscension Island on right. &a1C Issued to promote sea turtle research &a4Cand conservation. &a1C

SC 984 65p 01 Oct 09 Chelonia mydas Se-tenant pair w/ different scenes of &a4Cturtle rescue operations. &a1C Issued to promote sea turtle research &a4Cand conservation. &a1C

SC 984 a 65p 01 Oct 09 Chelonia mydas Turtle head on left and a person in red &a4Cclothing engaged in a sea turtle rescue &a4Coperation on right. &a1C Issued to promote sea turtle research &a4Cand conservation. &a1C

SC 984 b 65p 01 Oct 09 Chelonia mydas A person dressed in red and a person &a4Cdressed in white engaged in a sea turtle &a4Crescue operation are depicted at left. &a4CA map of Ascension Island is at right. &a1C Issued to promote sea turtle research &a4Cand conservation. &a1C

SC 987 50p 09 Nov 09 Geochelone elephantopus Portrait of Charles Darwin on right and &a4CGalapagos Tortoise on left. &a1C Issued for the 200th birth anniversary &a4Cof Charles Darwin. &a1C

SG SB 8 25p 17 Nov 89 Chelonia mydas Booklet identical to Scott Ascension &a4C#481a, except that it has a small dove &a4Cw/ a letter in its beak, flying past a &a4Cglobe, in the upper right corner of the &a4Ccover. &a1C &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@ASH.html ASHMORE & CARTIER ISLANDS ASHMORE & CARTIER ISLANDS

ASHMORE & CARTIER ISLANDS

The Territory of the Ashmore & Cartier Islands is an external territory of Australia consisting of two groups of low-lying islands in the Indian Ocean.


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

50c 2011 Meiolania One individual facing three-quarters &a4Cright. &a1C Meiolania is an extinct genus of giant &a4Chorned tortoises from the Oligocene and &a4CHolocene epochs. &a1C

50c 2011 Meiolania Skeleton (w/ shell) facing &a4Cthree-quarters right. &a1C Meiolania is an extinct genus of giant &a4Chorned tortoises from the Oligocene and &a4CHolocene epochs. &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@AUS.html AUSTRALIA AUSTRALIA

AUSTRALIA


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

$1.00 1991 Unidentified Sea Turtle s/s issued for NORPEX 91, a stamp &a4Cexhibition in Newcastle, NSW. The sheet &a4Ccontains two $1.00 stamps, one of which &a4Cdepicts a sea turtle, and two NORPEX &a4Cseals. &a1C This is a Cinderella item. The country &a4Cname does not appear on the stamps. &a1C

45c 04 Mar 93 Chelonia mydas Postal Stationery w/ a stylized, &a4Caboriginal turtle on the back and a sea &a4Cturtle on the front. &a1C Turtle ID from info. printed on back of &a4Cenvelope. &a1C

45c 11 Aug 94 Cartoon Turtles Postal stationery w/ cartoon-like &a4Cturtles in race w/ hare. &a1C Commemorates World Masters Games. &a1C

45c 20 Sep 94 Unidentified Tortoise Postal Stationery commemorating the &a4CPerth Zoo. &a1C Small tortoise along pathway. &a1C

45c Natator depressus Faux Maximum Card. An air mail postal &a4Ccard issued by Australia Post, w/ a &a4Cphotograph of Natator depressus and a &a4Cfacsimile of Scott Australia #1462a &a4Cprinted (not affixed) to the face of the &a4Ccard. &a1C The back of the card (where the stamp &a4Cwould ordinarily be affixed) is &a4Cinscribed "POSTAGE PREPAID AUSTRALIA" &a4Cbut there is no denom. &a1C

45c 04 Sep 97 N. oweni & M. platyceps Maximum card issued by Australia Post w/ &a4Ca skeleton of Meiolania platyceps on the &a4Ccard itself and Ninjemys oweni on the &a4Caffixed stamp. &a1C Ninjemys oweni and Meiolania platyceps &a4Cwere closely related taxa. &a1C

45c 04 Sep 97 Ninjemys oweni Mini sheet of ten stamps inscribed &a4C"Wildlife of Ancient Australia". &a1C Contains two Scott Australia 1614. &a1C

50c 2008 Elseya irwini Semi-dorsal view of two adults on land, &a4Cfacing three-quarters right. &a1C This is a local or a Cinderella. It is &a4Cinscribed "Essendon". The word &a4C"Australia" does not appear on the &a4Cstamp. &a1C

90c 2008 Elseya irwini Dorsal view of one individual on land, &a4Cfacing left. &a1C This is a local or a Cinderella. It is &a4Cinscribed "Essendon". The word &a4C"Australia" does not appear on the &a4Cstamp. &a1C

40c 2008 Emydura subglobosa One individual on land, facing camera, &a4Cw/ head and neck turned to viewer's &a4Cleft. &a1C This is a local or a Cinderella. It is &a4Cinscribed "Brisbane". The word &a4C"Australia" does not appear on the &a4Cstamp. The subspecies depicted is &a4Cglobosa globosa. &a1C

40c 2008 Macrodiremys oblonga Dorsal view of one individual on grass &a4Cw/ neck fully extended in a straight &a4Cline. &a1C This is a local or a Cinderella. It is &a4Cinscribed "Brisbane". The word &a4C"Australia" does not appear on the &a4Cstamp. &a1C

40c 2008 Chelodina expansa Dorsal view of one individual w/ limbs &a4Cwithdrawn and neck fully extended with a &a4Cshar bend in it. &a1C This is a local or a Cinderella. It is &a4Cinscribed "Brisbane". The word &a4C"Australia" does not appear on the &a4Cstamp. &a1C

40c 2008 Emydura macquarii One individual clingling to a log, &a4Cfacing up and left. &a1C This is a local or a Cinderella. It is &a4Cinscribed "Brisbane". The word &a4C"Australia" does not appear on the &a4Cstamp. The subspecies depicted is &a4Cmacquarii macquarii. &a1C

40c 2008 Emydura macquarii signata Lateral view of adult on grass, facing &a4Cright. &a1C This is a local or a Cinderella. It is &a4Cinscribed "Brisbane". The word &a4C"Australia" does not appear on the &a4Cstamp. &a1C

50c 2004 Cartoon Sea Turtles S/S depicting characters from Disney &a4Cfilm "Finding Nemo". Contains ten 50c &a4Cstamps, each w/ a different tab. &a1C Two sea turtles in upper right margin of &a4Csheet plus hatchling sea turtle on one &a4Cof the tabs. &a1C

50c 2004 Cartoon Sea Turtle Single stamp w/ turtle on tab from &a4C"Finding Nemo" s/s. &a1C &a1C

Various 2005 Terrapene carolina Personalized stamps of two different &a4Cdesigns and denominations, w/ &a4Ccustomer-supplied photographs on &a4Cattached tabs. At least two such stamps &a4Chave been produced w/ turtles on them. &a1C See Appendix VI for images of these &a4Cstamps. &a1C

None 2003 Turtle Shell Mask Postal stationery. Prepaid stamped &a4Cenvelope for domestic use in Australia &a4Conly. Black turtle shell mask. Inscribed &a4C"postage paid". &a1C Issued as part of "Torres Strait Island &a4CArt" postal stationery series. Mask is &a4Cc. 1850-1855. &a1C

SC 504 20c 29 Sep 71 Stylized Turtle A species of snake-necked turtle painted &a4Cby aborigines. &a1C &a1C

SC 504 a 20c Stylized Turtle Same as Scott Australia #504 except that &a4Cit is printed on distinctly different &a4Cpaper. &a1C No longer listed separately by Scott as &a4Cdistinctive from #504. &a1C

SC 787 15c 16 Jun 82 Chelodina longicollis Perf. variously reported as 13 X 13.5, &a4C12.5 X 13, and 12.75 X 12.75. &a1C Issue date is from FDC & Scott catalog. &a4COther issue dates have been reported. &a1C

SC 787 a 15c Chelodina longicollis Perf. 14 X 14.5 &a1C Same as Scott Australia #787 except for &a4Cperfs. &a1C

SC 1312 85c 04 Mar 93 Stylized Turtle Aboriginal style fish and turtles along &a4Cupper and lower margins of stamp. &a1C &a1C

SC 1462 45c 03 Oct 95 Natator depressus Se-tenant pair w/ turtle on one stamp. &a4CPale blue border on top, bottom & right &a4Cmargins of stamp. &a1C Date has also been reported as 2 Oct 95. &a1C

SC 1462 a 45c 03 Oct 95 Natator depressus Single stamp w/ turtle from 1462. Same &a4Cdesign as stamp on 1465, but w/ pale &a4Cblue border on top, bottom & right &a4Cmargin. &a1C Date has also been reported as 2 Oct 95. &a1C

SC 1465 45c 03 Oct 95 Natator depressus M/S of six stamps w/ hatchling flatback &a4Con stamp in upper left corner. Same &a4Cdesign as 1462, but w/o pale blue &a4Cborder. &a1C Date has also been reported as 2 Oct 95. &a1C

SC 1465 a 45c 03 Oct 95 Natator depressus Single stamp from 1465 (no pale blue &a4Cborder). &a1C Date has also been reported as 2 Oct 95. &a1C

SC 1465 g 45c 14 Oct 95 Natator depressus Scott Australia #1465 o/p'd for Adelaide &a4CStamp & Collectibles Fair. &a1C &a1C

SC 1465 h 45c 19 Oct 95 Natator depressus Scott Australia #1465 o/p'd for Sydney &a4CCentrepoint '95 Stamp Show. &a1C &a1C

SC 1465 i 45c 20 Oct 95 Natator depressus Scott Australia #1465 o/p'd for Brisbane &a4CStamp Show. &a1C &a1C

SC 1465 j 45c 27 Oct 95 Natator depressus Scott Australia #1465 o/p'd for &a4CMelbourne Stamp and Coin Fair. &a1C &a1C

SC 1465 k 45c 28 Oct 95 Natator depressus Scott Australia #1465 o/p'd for Swanpex, &a4CWA '95. &a1C &a1C

SC 1466 45c 03 Oct 95 Natator depressus Single stamp w/ turtle from 1471a. Same &a4Cdesign as 1465a, but w/ pale blue border &a4Con top, bottom & right margin. &a1C Self-adhesive. Date has also been &a4Creported as 2 Oct 95. &a1C

SC 1471 a 45c 03 Oct 95 Natator depressus Booklet of ten self-adhesives (two each &a4Cof four designs and one each of two &a4Cdesigns). &a1C Date has also been reported as 2 Oct 95. &a1C

SC 1471 b 45c 03 Oct 95 Natator depressus Strip of six different self-adhesives &a4C(#1466-1471). &a1C &a1C

SC 1486 75c 14 Mar 96 Stylized Turtle Stylized aboriginal turtle in upper &a4Cmargin of stamp featuring the Willandra &a4CLakes region in New South Wales. &a1C Stamp is one of the Natural Heritage &a4CSeries. &a1C

SC 1531 b 45c 17 Nov 97 Stylized Turtle S/S containing one Scott Australia #1530 &a4Cand one Scott Australia #1531. Selvedge &a4Chas one image overlaying a background &a4Cimage. The background image has a &a4Clarge, faint turtle on the right side. &a4CThe turtle's head is in the upper right &a4Ccorner of the sheet. &a1C No turtles on stamps; in selvedge only. &a4CInscribed "International Stamp & Coin &a4CExposition, Shanghai '97" in both &a4CChinese and English. &a1C

SC 1535 $10 10 Apr 97 Stylized Turtle Bird flying over swamp. Inscribed &a4C"Kakadu Wetlands". &a1C Very small, faint, aboriginal style &a4Cturtle in right margin. &a1C

SC 1535 a $10 Stylized Turtle S/S w/ one stamp (#1535). Selvedge has &a4Cone image overlaying a background image. &a4CThe background image has a large, faint &a4Cturtle on the right side. The turtle's &a4Chead is in the upper right corner of the &a4Csheet and the turtle's tail is near the &a4Clower right corner of the sheet. &a1C Stamp is inscribed "Kakadu Wetlands". &a4CNo inscription on margin of sheet. &a4CTurtle is aboriginal style drawing &a4C(dorsal view). &a1C

SC 1535 b $10 Stylized Turtle Australia Scott #1535a w/ the logo for &a4Cthe Pacific 97 World Philatelic &a4CExhibition in San Francisco, CA o/p'd in &a4Csilver in upper selvedge. Lower &a4Cselvedge inscribed "Australia Post &a4CExhibition Sheet No. 4". &a1C Aboriginal style drawing of turtle &a4C(dorsal view). &a1C

SC 1535 c $10 Stylized Turtle Australia Scott #1535a w/ the following &a4Co/p in upper selvedge in gold: &a4C"Esposizione Mondiale Di Filatelia - &a4CWorld Philatelic Exhibition - Milano, 23 &a4COctober - 1 November 1998. Lower &a4Cselvedge inscribed "Australia Post &a4CExhibition Sheet No. 5. &a1C Aboriginal style drawing of turtle &a4C(dorsal view). &a1C

SC 1535 d $10 01 Aug 01 Stylized Turtle Australia Scott #1535a o/p'd in sheet &a4Cmargin "Phila Nippon '01" and the show &a4Cemblem. &a1C Turtle is aboriginal style drawing &a4C(dorsal view). &a1C

SC 1563 a 45c 01 Oct 96 Trachemys scripta elegans s/s w/ six 45c stamps depicting pets. &a4CTurtle is in margin of sheet. There is &a4Cno o/p. &a1C No turtles on stamps. &a1C

SC 1563 b 45c 03 Oct 96 Trachemys scripta elegans Scott Australia 1563a, o/p in gold "10th &a4CAsian International Philatelic &a4CExhibition 1996" plus an inscription in &a4CChinese characters and a logo. &a1C No turtles on stamps. &a1C

SC 1563 c 45c 03 Oct 96 Trachemys scripta elegans Scott Australia 1563a, o/p'd in gold &a4C"ASDA Centrepoint '96 Stamp and Coin &a4CShow / 5-7 October 1996". &a1C No turtles on stamps. &a1C

SC 1563 d 45c 03 Oct 96 Trachemys scripta elegans Scott Australia 1563a, o/p'd in gold "St &a4CPeters Stamp & Collectible Fair / 12-13 &a4COctober 1996". &a1C No turtles on stamps. &a1C

SC 1563 e 45c 03 Oct 96 Trachemys scripta elegans Scott Australia 1563a, o/p'd in gold &a4C"Melbourne 96 National Philatelic &a4CExhibition / 17-20 October 1996". &a1C No turtles on stamps. &a1C

SC 1563 f 45c 03 Oct 96 Trachemys scripta elegans Scott Australia 1563a, o/p'd in gold &a4C"Queensland Spring Stamp and Coin Show / &a4C25-27 October 1996". &a1C No turtles on stamps. &a1C

SC 1563 g 45c 03 Oct 96 Trachemys scripta elegans Scott Australia 1563a, o/p'd in gold &a4C"Swanpex 96 / 26-27 October 1996". &a1C No turtles on stamps. &a1C

SC 1563 h 45c 12 Feb 97 Trachemys scripta elegans Scott Australia 1563a, o/p'd in gold &a4C"11th Asian International Philatelic &a4CExhibition Hong Kong '97". &a1C No turtles on stamps. &a1C

SC 1614 45c 04 Sep 97 Ninjemys oweni Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott &a4CAustralia 1616a. &a1C Ninjemys oweni had prominant lateral &a4Chorns on its skull and a clubbed tail. &a1C

SC 1616 a 45c 04 Sep 97 Ninjemys oweni Se-tenant strip of five stamps, one of &a4Cwhich depicts Ninjemys oweni, an extinct &a4Cgenus and species. &a1C Ninjemys oweni had prominant lateral &a4Chorns on it's skull and a clubbed tail. &a4CThis strip of five also exists in a &a4Cprestige booklet w/ a broad &a4Cgreenish-blue margin around the strip. &a1C

SC 1741 $1.05 08 Jul 99 Caretta caretta Depicts turtle and a mollusk shell (Melo &a4Camphora). &a1C From Nature of Australia set. &a1C

SC 2008 b 45c 02 Oct 01 Cartoon Turtles S/S w/ three 45c stamps. Depicts a &a4Cbirthday party in a tree for baby &a4Canimals. Inscribed "Wild Babies". &a1C Two small turtles in selvedge; none on &a4Cstamps. &a1C

SC 2011 b 45c 02 Oct 01 Cartoon Turtles S/S w/ three 45c stamps. Depicts &a4Canimals frolicing at base of tree. &a4CInscribed "Wild Babies". &a1C Turtle holding camera in lower selvedge, &a4Cw/ small turtles sliding down her back. &a4CTiny turtle parachuting in upper right &a4Cselvedge. &a1C

SC 2430 50c 04 Oct 05 Cartoon Turtle Single stamp from Scott Australia #2432b &a4Cdepicting two pigs, a small frog and a &a4Csmall turtle. &a1C Turtle near right margin between pig's &a4Cfoot and the word "Australia". Perf 14 &a4Cx 14.75. &a1C

SC 2430 a 50c 04 Oct 05 Cartoon Turtle Booklet pane of one, containing Scott &a4CAustralia #2430. &a1C &a1C

SC 2432 b Various 04 Oct 05 Cartoon Turtle S/S of six stamps, each depicting a &a4Cdifferent cartoon farm animal. One &a4Cstamp identical to Scott Australia &a4C#2430. &a1C Sheet inscribed "Down on the Farm" in &a4Cupper margin. Perf 14 x 14.75. &a1C

SC 2435 50c 04 Oct 05 Cartoon Turtle Single, self adhesive booklet stamp from &a4CScott Australia #2437a. Design identical &a4Cto Scott Australia #2430. &a1C Self adhesive serpentine die cut 11.25. &a4CSyncopated (intentional omission of some &a4Cof the perforation die cuts). NOTE: The &a4Centire booklet is footnoted in Scott but &a4Cno separate, unique number is assigned. &a1C

SC 2437 a 50c 04 Oct 05 Cartoon Turtle Booklet pane of five stamps, including &a4Cone Scott Australia #2435. &a1C Self adhesive serpentine die cut 11.25. &a4CSyncopated (intentional omission of some &a4Cof the perforation die cuts). &a1C

SC 2437 b 50c 04 Oct 05 Cartoon Turtle Booklet pane of ten, including two Scott &a4CAustralia #2435. &a1C Self adhesive serpentine die cut 11.25. &a4CSyncopated (intentional omission of some &a4Cof the perforation die cuts). &a1C

SC 2437 c 50c 04 Oct 05 Cartoon Turtle Booklet pane of twenty stamps, including &a4Cfour Scott Australia #2435. &a1C Self adhesive serpentine die cut 11.25. &a4CSyncopated (intentional omission of some &a4Cof the perforation die cuts). &a1C

SC 2707 $1.25 26 Jun 07 Natator depressus Adult on beach facing right. Inscribed &a4C"International Post", "Flatback Turtle" &a4Cand "Vulnerable". &a1C For use on international mail. &a1C

SC 2707 a $1.25 26 Jun 07 Natator depressus Booklet pane of two including one Scott &a4CAustralia #2707. &a1C Scott footnotes the complete booklet but &a4Cdoes not assign a separate catalog &a4Cnumber to it. &a1C

SC 3130 55c 04 Aug 09 Chelonia mydas Turtle swimming up and left. Inscribed &a4C"Cocos (Keeling) Islands" vertically &a4Calong lower left margin and "Australia" &a4Cin upper right corner. Perf 14.75 X 14. &a1C Since Australia took over responsibility &a4Cfor postal services on Cocos (Keeling) &a4CIslands 1 January 1994 and since the &a4Cnames of both countries appear on this &a4Cstamp, the stamp is cross referenced &a4Cunder both countries in this database. &a1C

SC 3130 a 55c 04 Aug 09 Chelonia mydas Horizontal strip of five different &a4Cstamps, including Scott Australia #3130. &a1C &a1C

SC 3131 55c 04 Aug 09 Chelonia mydas Sheet of five different stamps, &a4Cincluding Scott Australia #3130. &a1C This sheet is identical to Scott Norfolk &a4CIsland #984. &a1C

SC 3136 55c 04 Aug 09 Chelonia mydas Similar to Scott #3130 except this stamp &a4Cis die cut 11.25, syncopated, and self &a4Cadhesive. &a1C &a1C

SC 3136 a 55c 04 Aug 09 Chelonia mydas Booklet pane of 20, including four Scott &a4CAustralia #3136. &a1C &a1C

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AUSTRIA


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

55 2006 Unidentified Tortoise Large booklet of nine different stamps &a4C(three sheets of three stamps each). &a4COne is a close-up photo of a tortoise &a4Cfacing directly toward the camera. &a4CPictures of the nine stamps also appear &a4Con the back cover of booklet. &a1C Information on the care of the nine &a4Cdifferent pets is included in the &a4Cbooklet and four hatchling leopard &a4Ctortoises are depicted on the page w/ &a4Cthe tortoise care information. &a1C

55 Unknown Unidentified Sea Turtle Mini sheet of eight stamps w/ a &a4Cdifferent sea creature on each one &a4C(fish, shark, turtle, chambered &a4Cnautilis, crustacean, starfish, sea &a4Chorse and octopus). &a1C Bottom margin of sheet inscribed &a4C"Unterwassertiere in 3D" w/ a small &a4Cpicture of red and green 3D-viewing &a4Cglasses. &a1C

55 Unknown Unidentified Sea Turtle Individual stamp w/ turtle from 3D sheet &a4Cof eight stamps. Turtle swimming &a4Cthree-quarters left. &a1C Tiny pair of red and green 3D-viewing &a4Cglasses in lower right corner of stamp. &a1C

Various 2006 Cartoon Turtle Twenty-four page booklet promoting an &a4Canimated motion picture featuring &a4Cvarious animals, including a turtle &a4Cnamed Verne. Booklet cover inscribed "Ab &a4CDurch Die Hecke". &a1C The turtle appears on various pages &a4Cthroughout the booklet, on a 0.55 euro &a4Cstamp, a 0.75 euro stamp, and a post &a4Ccard, all bound into the booklet. &a1C

0.55 eu 2006 Cartoon Turtle Booklet stamp showing front of turtle's &a4Cshell w/ head partly retracted and eyes &a4Cstaring at viewer. Inscribed "Ab Durch &a4CDie Hecke". &a1C From booklet promoting animated motion &a4Cpicture. &a1C

0.75 eu 2006 Cartoon Turtle Booklet stamp Six animated animals, &a4Cincluding turtle. Inscribed "Ab Durch &a4CDie Hecke". &a1C From booklet promoting animated motion &a4Cpicture. &a1C

SC 1894 Various 03 Jun 02 Unidentified Sea Turtle S/S of four stamps of various denoms &a4Cissued for 250th anniversary of &a4CSchonbrunn Zoo. &a1C Turtle on one stamp only. &a1C

SC 1894 c 0.87e 03 Jun 02 Unidentified Sea Turtle Lion, turtle, crocodilian, antelope. &a1C Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott &a4CAustria #1894. &a1C

SC 2070 0.55Eur 06 Nov 06 Emys orbicularis Adult on land facing three-quarters &a4Cright. Every fifth stamp on roll is &a4Cnumbered on the back. &a1C Inscribed "Europaische sumpfschildkrote" &a4Cin very small letters. Date also &a4Creported as 11 Nov 06. &a1C

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AZERBAIJAN


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 520 50m 12 Jun 95 Chelus fimbriatus &a1C Date also reported as 3 June 95. &a1C

SC 521 100m 12 Jun 95 Caretta caretta &a1C Date also reported as 3 June 95. &a1C

SC 522 150m 12 Jun 95 Geochelone pardalis &a1C Date also reported as 3 June 95. &a1C

SC 523 250m 12 Jun 95 Geochelone elegans &a1C Date also reported as 3 June 95. &a1C

SC 524 300m 12 Jun 95 Testudo hermanni &a1C Date also reported as 3 June 95. &a1C

SC 525 500m 12 Jun 95 Macroclemys temminckii s/s of one stamp w/ two turtles. &a1C Date also reported as 3 June 95. &a1C

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BAHAMAS


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

30c 03 Jan 12 Eretmochelys imbricata One individual swimming three-quarters &a4Cleft. &a1C From set of sixteen marine life &a4Cdefinitives. &a1C

SC 316 4c 27 Apr 71 Eretmochelys imbricata &a1C &a1C

SC 318 6c 21 Sep 71 Eretmochelys imbricata &a1C &a1C

SC 400 25c 02 Nov 76 Eretmochelys imbricata &a1C &a1C

SC 439 25c June 1978 Eretmochelys imbricata Identical to Scott Bahamas #400, except &a4Cthat it is unwatermarked. &a1C &a1C

SC 567 50c 15 Aug 84 Chelonia mydas &a1C Issue date is 18 Sep 84 according to &a4CFDC. &a1C

SC 567 a 50c 15 Aug 84 Chelonia mydas s/s of 4 stamps including Scott Bahamas &a4C#567. &a1C Issue date is 18 Sep 84 according to &a4CFDC. &a1C

SC 568 31c 15 Aug 84 Chelonia mydas Strip of five stamps forming a &a4Ccontinuous design. One stamp depicts &a4CChelonia mydas. &a1C &a1C

SC 568 d 31c 15 Aug 84 Chelonia mydas Single stamp from strip of five (Scott &a4CBahamas #568). &a1C &a1C

SC 833 60c 18 Jul 95 Green Turtle Cay Albert Lowe Museum on Green Turtle Cay. &a1C No turtle on stamp. &a1C

SC 877 60c 03 Sep 96 Trachemys stejnegeri The sub-species depicted is "malonei" &a4Caccording to the issuing authority. &a1C From "Environment Protection/Part 4" &a4CIssue. &a1C

SC 878 a Various 03 Sep 96 Trachemys stejnegeri The sub-species depicted is "malonei" &a4Caccording to the issuing authority. &a1C s/s of four different stamps depicting &a4Creptiles of the Bahamas. &a1C

SC 895 60c 03 Sep 97 Unidentified Sea Turtle Inscribed "International Year of the &a4CReef". Designed by a child. &a1C From "Environment Protection Part V" &a4CIssue. &a1C

SC 926 15c 24 Nov 98 Unidentified Sea Turtle Also depicts killer whale, shark, &a4Cdolphins, and a seal. &a1C Inscribed "International Year of the &a4COcean". &a1C

SC 940 55c 06 Apr 99 Unidentified Sea Turtle Strip of five w/ turtle on one. &a1C Inscribed "Bahamas National Trust - 40th &a4CAnniversary". &a1C

SC 940 d 55c 06 Apr 99 Unidentified Sea Turtle Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott &a4CBahamas 940. &a1C Inscribed "Bahamas National Trust - 40th &a4CAnniversary". &a1C

SC 956 15c 21 Sep 99 Unidentified Sea Turtles Two sea turtles in a lagoon and tiny &a4Cturtle emerging onto beach. &a1C Inscribed "Environment Protection", &a4C"Turtle Pond" and "Part VII". &a1C

SC 957 65c 21 Sep 99 Chelonia mydas Four green turtles in sea at base of &a4Ccliffs. &a1C Inscribed "Environment Protection", &a4C"Green Turtles and Limestone Cliffs", &a4Cand "Part VII". &a1C

SC 1093 80c 24 Nov 03 Unidentified Sea Turtle Painting by Alton Lowe entitled "Annual &a4CVisit", shows a turtle on a beach. &a1C Inscribed "Waters of Life". Date also &a4Creported as 1 Dec 03. &a1C

SC 1278 65c 01 May 09 Dog Named "Turtle" Head and shoulders of a "potcake" dog &a4Cnamed "Turtle". &a1C "Potcake" refers to food scraped from &a4Cthe bottom of cooking pots that was fed &a4Cto stray dogs. &a1C

SC 1296 65c 03 Mar 10 Unidentified Sea Turtle White silhouette of a lizard &a4Csuperimposed on a dark silhouette of a &a4Csea turtle. &a1C Stamp inscribed "Friends of the &a4CEnvironment". &a1C

SG 468 A 25c 1979 Eretmochelys imbricata Similar to Scott Bahamas #400 except &a4Cthat it is on chalky-surfaced paper. &a1C &a1C

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BAHRAIN, KINGDOM OF


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 590 Various 05 Jun 03 Unidentified Tortoise Sheet of twelve stamps depicting animals &a4Cand plants. Tortoise on one. &a1C Lower selvedge of sheet and each stamp &a4Cinscribed "World Environment Day 2003". &a1C

SC 590 j 250 fils 05 Jun 03 Unidentified Tortoise Single stamp w/ tortoise from Scott &a4CBahrain #590. &a1C Large tortoise facing camera. &a1C

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BANGLADESH


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

10t 17 Jul 11 Hardella thurjii One individual on land, facing left, w/ &a4Cneck fully extended. &a1C Inscribed "Rare Species of Turtle". &a1C

10t 17 Jul 11 Geoclemys hamiltonii One individual on land, facing left. &a1C Inscribed "Rare Species of Turtle". &a1C

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BARBADOS


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 657 $2.50 26 Feb 85 Chelonia mydas Adult swimming underwater. &a1C Watermark 373, no imprinted date. &a1C

SC 657 b $2.50 01 Jun 86 Chelonia mydas Same as Scott Barbados #657, but w/ &a4Cwatermark 384. (no imprinted date). &a1C This stamp was formerly listed by Scott &a4C(and on this web site) as #657a but has &a4Cbeen changed by Scott to #657b. (#657a &a4Cin no longer in use by Scott). &a1C

SC 657 b $2.50 18 Aug 86 Chelonia mydas Same as Scott Barbados #657, but &a4Cinscribed "1986" at bottom. &a1C No longer listed separately by Scott, &a4Cbut it is footnoted. &a1C

SC 657 c $2.50 1986 Chelonia mydas Same as Scott Barbados #657, but &a4Cinscribed "1986" at bottom. (Also &a4Cexists inscribed "1987" at bottom). &a1C This stamp was formerly footnoted by &a4CScott w/o a number but is now listed w/ &a4Ca number in their 2011 Catalog. &a1C

SC 748 50c 01 Aug 89 Geochelone carbonaria &a1C &a1C

SC 751 $1.00 01 Aug 89 Unidentified Tortoise s/s w/ tortoise in margin. &a1C No turtle on stamp. &a1C

SC 855 90c 28 Oct 93 Archelon sp. This is a strip of five different 90c &a4Cstamps, one of which depicts Archelon. &a1C Archelon was a huge, prehistoric sea &a4Cturtle from the late Cretaceous. &a1C

SC 855 e 90c 28 Oct 93 Archelon sp. This stamp is one of a strip of five &a4Cdifferent 90c stamps. &a1C Archelon was a huge, prehistoric sea &a4Cturtle from the Late Cretaceous. &a1C

SC 1131 10c 29 Oct 07 Chelonia mydas Swimming to left. &a1C Inscribed "Green Turtle" in silver ink. &a1C

SC 1132 50c 29 Oct 07 Caretta caretta Swimming to right. &a1C Inscribed "Loggerhead" in silver ink. &a1C

SC 1133 $1 29 Oct 07 Eretmochelys imbricata Swimming up and left. &a1C Inscribed "Hawksbill" in silver ink. &a1C

SC 1134 $2.50 29 Oct 07 Dermochelys coriacea On beach. &a1C Inscribed "Leatherback" in silver ink. &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

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BARBUDA


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

40c 16 Jun 00 Eretmochelys imbricata Scott Antigua and Barbuda #2162 o/p'd &a4C"BARBUDA MAIL". &a1C O/P is all in black. &a1C

SC 184 $1 15 Oct 75 Geochelone carbonaria &a1C Date also reported as 6 Jan 75. &a1C

SC 926 $3 08 Dec 87 Geochelone carbonaria This stamp is Scott Antigua and Barbuda &a4C#1038, o/p in black: "BARBUDA MAIL". &a1C &a1C

SC 1401 $1 11 Nov 93 D.coriacea & E.imbricata Antigua and Barbuda Scott #1660 o/p'd &a4C"Barbuda Mail". &a1C A pane of twelve se-tenant stamps, two &a4Cof which have turtles. &a1C

SC 1401 j $1 11 Nov 93 Dermochelys coriacea This is Antigua and Barbuda Scott #1660j &a4Co/p'd "Barbuda Mail". &a1C One stamp from Scott Barbuda #1401. &a1C

SC 1401 l $1 11 Nov 93 Eretmochelys imbricata This is Antigua and Barbuda Scott #1660l &a4Co/p'd "Barbuda Mail". &a1C One stamp from Scott Barbuda #1401. &a1C

SC 1513 $6.00 22 Jan 95 Caretta caretta This is Antigua and Barbuda Scott #1807 &a4Co/p'd "Barbuda Mail". &a1C Turtle in border of s/s. &a1C

SC 1564 75c 13 Jun 96 Archelon sp. Scott Antigua & Barbuda #1888 o/p'd &a4C"BARBUDA MAIL". &a1C &a1C

SC 1564 d 75c 13 Jun 96 Archelon sp. Scott Antigua & Barbuda #1888d o/p'd &a4C"BARBUDA MAIL". &a1C &a1C

SG 2247 40c 16 Jun 00 Eretmochelys imbricata Scott Antigua and Barbuda #2162c o/p'd &a4C"BARBUDA MAIL". &a1C O/P is all in black. &a1C

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@@@BAT.html BATUM BATUM

BATUM


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

Various Unidentified Sea Turtle Sheet of eight, o/p "Netherlands Boy &a4CScout Jamboree". &a1C &a1C

Various 1999 Unidentified Tortoise This is Batum CTC #262-271 w/ each stamp &a4Co/p'd in black w/ the logo for Philex &a4CFrance 99 and the words "Hobby Day". &a1C &a1C

1300 1999 Unidentified Tortoise This is Batum CTC #270 o/p'd in black &a4Cw/ the logo for Philex France 99 and the &a4Cwords "Hobby Day". &a1C &a1C

1400 1999 Unidentified Tortoise This is Batum CTC #271 o/p'd in black &a4Cw/ the logo for Philex France 99 and the &a4Cwords "Hobby Day". &a1C &a1C

Various 1999 Unidentified Tortoise This is Batum CTC #262-271 w/ each stamp &a4Co/p'd in green w/ the logo for Philex &a4CFrance 99 and the words "Hobby Day". &a1C &a1C

1300 1999 Unidentified Tortoise This is Batum CTC #270 o/p'd in green w/ &a4Cthe logo for Philex France 99 and the &a4Cwords "Hobby Day". &a1C &a1C

1400 1999 Unidentified Tortoise This is Batum CTC #271 o/p'd in green w/ &a4Cthe logo for Philex France 99 and the &a4Cwords "Hobby Day". &a1C &a1C

CTC 45 -52 Various 25 Jul 95 Unidentified Sea Turtle Head-on view of turtle in center of &a4Cse-tenant sheet of eight stamps. Turtle &a4Cimage overlaps onto four different &a4Cstamps. &a1C Stamps on which parts of the turtle &a4Cappear are CTC 47, 48, 49, and 50. &a1C

CTC 47 675 25 Jul 95 Unidentified Sea Turtle Part of the turtle from CTC #45-52 &a4Cappears on this stamp. &a1C &a1C

CTC 48 900 25 Jul 95 Unidentified Sea Turtle Part of the turtle from CTC Batum 45-52 &a4Cappears on this stamp. &a1C &a1C

CTC 49 1200 25 Jul 95 Unidentified Sea Turtle Part of the turtle from CTC Batum 45-52 &a4Cappears on this stamp. &a1C &a1C

CTC 50 1800 25 Jul 95 Unidentified Sea Turtle Part of the turtle from CTC Batum 45-52 &a4Cappears on this stamp. &a1C &a1C

CTC 105 -110 Various 10 Jan 96 Chelonia mydas Sheetlet of six stamps, each w/ a &a4Cdifferent denom. &a1C Sheet depicts turtle, polar bears, &a4Ccetaceans, and seal (all photos). &a1C

CTC 108 2100 10 Jan 96 Chelonia mydas Single stamp w/ turtle from CTC Batum &a4C105-110. &a1C Turtle is swimming underwater. &a1C

CTC 262 -271 Various 12 Mar 97 Unidentified Tortoise Sheet of ten stamps depicting dozens of &a4Cendangered species including insects, &a4Cmammals, birds and reptiles. &a1C Tortoise spans two of the stamps and &a4Cextends slightly into the margin of the &a4Csheet. &a1C

CTC 270 1300 12 Mar 97 Unidentified Tortoise Anterior half of tortoise is on this &a4Cstamp. &a1C Single stamp from CTC Batum 262-271. &a1C

CTC 271 1400 12 Mar 97 Unidentified Tortoise Posterior half of tortoise is on this &a4Cstamp. &a1C Single stamp from CTC Batum 262-271. &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@BEL3.html BELARUS BELARUS

BELARUS


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

50000 Stylized Freshwater Turt. Scott Belarus #18 revaluated from 5.00r &a4Cto 50000 and o/p w/ a line drawing of a &a4Cfreshwater turtle. &a1C O/P is all in black. &a1C

5000 Emys orbicularis Sheet of twelve 5000 denom. stamps w/ &a4Cmammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, &a4Cand insects. &a1C Turtle on one stamp only. &a1C

5000 Emys orbicularis On land, facing right. &a1C Single stamp w/ turtle from sheet of &a4Ctwelve. &a1C

SC 463 600rub 12 Mar 03 Emys orbicularis Adult on land facing left. &a1C Same design as turtle stamp on Scott &a4CBelarus #463a. There is also a sheet of &a4Ctwenty Belarus Scott #463's which has &a4Cnumerous pale colored turtles in the &a4Cselvedge. &a1C

SC 463 a Various 12 Mar 03 Emys orbicularis Mini sheet w/ four each of Scot Belarus &a4C#462 and 463. &a1C Bottom margin inscribed "www.belpost.by" &a1C

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BELGIUM


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC B 783 8f + 4f 16 Oct 65 Trionyx triunguis s/s of one stamp. &a1C &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

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BELIZE


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

50 Unidentified Water Turtle Postal Stationery (Aerogramme) w/ cachet &a4Cshowing turtle among mangrove roots. &a1C &a1C

SC 945 10c 08 Aug 90 Chelonia mydas &a1C &a1C

SC 946 25c 08 Aug 90 Eretmochelys imbricata &a1C &a1C

SC 947 60c 08 Aug 90 Caretta caretta &a1C &a1C

SC 948 75c 08 Aug 90 Staurotypus triporcatus &a1C &a1C

SC 949 $1 08 Aug 90 Trachemys scripta ornata &a1C &a1C

SC 950 $2 08 Aug 90 Dermatemys mawii &a1C &a1C

SC 1123 30c 15 Feb 00 Eretmochelys imbricata Adult underwater swimming down and left. &a1C &a1C

SC 1123 a 30c 2003 Eretmochelys imbricata Adult underwater swimming down and left. &a1C This is Scott Belize #1123 imprinted &a4C"2003". &a1C

SC 1211 60c 09 May 07 Unidentified Shells Painting of a band called "The Original &a4CTurtle Shell Band" by Pen Cayetano. Man &a4Con right has three turtle shells hanging &a4Cfrom his neck. &a1C From a set of six stamps depicting &a4Cvarious works of art by Belizean &a4Cartists. &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

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BENIN


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

Various 2002? Six Species of Tortoises Cinderella sheet of six tortoises w/ boy &a4Cscout emblem and clover emblem on each &a4Cstamp. &a1C Large, faint, pale-colored turtles in &a4Cbackground of stamps extend into &a4Cselvedge of sheet. &a1C

135f 2002? Malacochersus tornieri Adult facing right. &a1C Contains boy scout emblem and clover &a4Cemblem. &a1C

150f 2002? Testudo graeca Adult facinf left. &a1C Contains boy scout emblem and clover &a4Cemblem. &a1C

200f 2002? Chersine angulata Adult facing right. &a1C Contains boy scout emblem and clover &a4Cemblem. &a1C

270f 2002? Kinixys erosa Adult facing right. &a1C Contains boy scout emblem and clover &a4Cemblem. Genus name misspelled "Kinixus" &a4Con stamp. &a1C

300f 2002? Geochelone pardalis Adult facing right. &a1C Contains boy scout emblem and clover &a4Cemblem. &a1C

400f 2002? Gopherus polyphemus Adult facing left. &a1C Contains boy scout emblem and clover &a4Cemblem. Species name misspelled &a4C"polyhemus" on stamp. &a1C

Various 2003 Six Different Species S/S of six stamps w/ turtles and Boy &a4CScout emblem on each one. Upper &a4Cselvedge inscribed "Turtles". One of a &a4Cpair of two similar turtle sheets issued &a4Cas a set. &a1C Probably an unauthorized Cinderella &a4Citem. &a1C

100f 2003 Clemmys insculpta Photo of adult facing right. &a1C Boy Scout emblem in upper left corner. &a1C

250f 2003 Geochelone yniphora Photo of adult almost facing camera. &a1C Boy Scout emblem in upper left corner. &a1C

300f 2003 Geochelone radiata Photo of adult. Three-quarter view, &a4Cfacing slightly to right. &a1C Boy Scout emblem in upper left corner. &a1C

400f 2003 Macroclemys temminckii Photo of adult facing left w/ mouth &a4Copen. &a1C Boy Scout emblem in upper left corner. &a1C

450f 2003 Kachuga tecta Immature individual on land, facing &a4Cright. &a1C Boy Scout emblem in upper left corner. &a1C

500f 2003 Terrapene carolina bauri Photo of hatchling and adult. &a1C Boy Scout emblem in upper left corner. &a1C

Various 2003 Six Different Species S/S of six stamps w/ turtles and Boy &a4CScout emblem on each one. Upper &a4Cselvedge inscribed "Turtles". One of a &a4Cpair of two similar turtle sheets issued &a4Cas a set. &a1C An unauthorized Cinderella item. &a1C

100f 2003 Eretmochelys imbricata Adult swimming right. &a1C Boy Scout emblem in upper left corner. &a1C

250f 2003 Geochelone pardalis Adult facing left. &a1C Boy Scout emblem in upper left corner. &a1C

300f 2003 Emydura subglobosa? One individual facing left. Bright &a4Cyellow and black head. &a1C Boy Scout emblem in upper left corner. &a1C

400f 2003 Geochelone carbonaria Three-quarter view of adult facing &a4Cpartially left. &a1C Boy Scout emblem in upper left corner. &a1C

450f 2003 Unident. Giant Tortoise Adult facing viewer. &a1C Boy Scout emblem in upper left corner. &a1C

500f 2003 Unidentified Chelonian Close-up view of head only, facing &a4Cviewer. &a1C Boy Scout emblem in upper left corner. &a1C

1000f 2003 Unidentified Sea Turtle S/S of one stamp w/dinosaurs on stamp &a4Cand sheet margin. Turtle is on the &a4Cstamp, among roots of a tree growing in &a4Cthe water. &a1C Turtle looks like a sea turtle but it &a4Cappears to be in a freshwater habitat &a4Cand there is a frog on a tree root and &a4Cfrogs do not occur in salt water. This &a4Citem is probably an illegal issue. &a1C

1000f 2004 Emydura subglobosa? M/S of one stamp. Owl w/ one &a4Coutstretched wing on stamp, photo of &a4Cturtle w/ bright yellow and black head &a4Cin selvedge. &a1C Exists perf. and imperf. &a1C

1000f 2004 Terrapene carolina M/S of one stamp. Two barn owl chicks on &a4Cstamp. Photo of hatchling box turtle &a4C(showing caruncle) in selvedge. &a1C Exists perf. and imperf. &a1C

1000f 2004 Geochelone pardalis M/S of one stamp. Adult barn owl w/ head &a4Ctilted to one side on stamp. Photo of &a4Cadult leopard tortoise in selvedge. &a1C Exists perf. and imperf. &a1C

1000f 2004 Unident. Giant Tortoise M/S of one stamp. Owl w/ both wings &a4Coutstretched and flapping on stamp. &a4CPhoto of tortoise in selvedge. &a1C Exists perf. and imperf. &a1C

1000f 2005 Pseudemys rubiventris M/S of one stamp. Close-up of turtle's &a4Chead on stamp, photo of owl w/ long ear &a4Ctufts in selvedge. &a1C Stamp also exists as one of a set of &a4Cfour (not from the s/s). &a1C

1000f 2005 Pseudemys floridana M/S of one stamp. Rear view of two &a4Cturtles on land on the stamp. Owl &a4Cresembling a hawk owl in selvedge. &a1C Stamp also exists as one of a set of &a4Cfour (not from the s/s). &a1C

1000f 2005 Unidentified Water Turtle M/S of one stamp.Close-up of turtle's &a4Chead on stamp. Photo of what is probably &a4Can immature owl in selvedge. Owl has no &a4Cear tufts. &a1C Stamp also exists as one of a set of &a4Cfour (not from the s/s). &a1C

1000f 2005 Unidentified Pleurodire M/S of one stamp. Turtle on land w/ &a4Cdebris on carapace (on stamp). Photo of &a4CScreech Owl in selvedge. &a1C Stamp also exists as one of a set of &a4Cfour (not from the s/s). &a1C

Various 2005? Unidentified Tortoise Vertical strip of six stamps w/ a &a4Cclose-up of the head of a different &a4Creptile on each (three lizards, two &a4Csnakes, one tortoise). &a1C This strip has selvedge on all four &a4Csides so it did not come from a larger &a4Cpane. &a1C

750 2005? Unidentified Tortoise Single stamp w/ tortoise from vertical &a4Cstrip of six reptile heads. &a1C &a1C

Various 2005? Unidentified Tortoise S/S of six stamps all w/ close-ups of &a4Cdifferent reptile's heads (three &a4Clizards, two snakes, one tortoise). &a4CSheet inscribed "Reptiles Afrique". &a4CFallen leaves in selvedge. &a1C Individual stamps are identical to the &a4Cstamps from the vertical strip of six &a4Creptile heads listed here. &a1C

1000f 2005? Unidentified Tortoise S/S of two 1000f stamps. Large desert &a4Cscene in background w/ small tortoise at &a4Cvery bottom of sheet. Sheet inscribed &a4C"The Nature Conservancy" and imprinted &a4Cw/ the Nature Conservancy logo. &a1C No turtles on stamps. One stamp depicts &a4Cthree birds and the other one depicts a &a4Cfeline animal. &a1C

750f 2008 Giant Tortoise S/S of one stamp w/ large painting of an &a4Cunidentified giant tortoise, facing &a4Cright. &a1C Head and neck of tortoise is on the &a4Cstamp. The rest of the tortoise is in &a4Cthe sheet margin. &a1C

1000f 2006 Geochelone pardalis Cinderella s/s of one stamp w/ large &a4Cleopard tortoise facing left in &a4Cselvedge. Stamp has head of &a4Cunidentified tortoise w/ bright yellow &a4Cjaw and neck, facing directly toward &a4Ccamera. &a1C Sheet margin inscribed "Nature &a4CD'Afrique". &a1C

1000f 2006 Unidentified Tortoise Individual Cinderella stamp from s/s. &a4CHead of tortoise w/ bright yellow jaw &a4Cand neck looking directly toward camera. &a1C Fleur-de-lis in upper left corner of &a4Cstamp. &a1C

1000f 2007 Sea Turtles (2 Species) S/S w/ one stamp. Eretmochelys &a4Cimbricata on stamp and large Dermochelys &a4Ccoriacea in selvedge. &a1C Boy scout logo in upper left corner of &a4Csheet. &a1C

1000f 2002 Testudo graeca Small s/s of one stamp w/ Testudo graeca &a4Con stamp and giant tortoise in selvedge. &a1C Boy scout and clover logos on stamp. Boy &a4Cscout, clover, and Rotary International &a4Clogos in mselvedge of sheet. &a1C

1000f 2007 Three Species Cinderella s/s of one stamp. Chelonia &a4Cmydas on stamp. Hatchling Terrapene &a4Ccarolina in circle in lower right corner &a4Cof sheet margin and six unidentified &a4Csliders on log along top margin of &a4Csheet. &a1C Boy Scout logo in upper right corner of &a4Csheet. &a1C

1000f 2007 E. imbricata & C. mydas Cinderella s/s of one stamp w/ &a4CEretmochelys imbricata swimming to left. &a4CChelonia mydas in lower left corner of &a4Csheet and two Chelonia mydas in lower &a4Cright corner of sheet. &a1C Boy Scout logo in upper left corner of &a4Csheet. &a1C

Various 2007 Four Large Tortoises Four stamps w/ one tortoise each, on a &a4Csheet having a plain grayish-green &a4Cborder. Boy Scout logo on each &a4Cindividual stamp. &a1C See descriptions of individul stamps for &a4Cdenominations and descriptions of &a4Ctortoises. &a1C

100f 2007 Unident. Giant Tortoise Large, dark (almost black) tortoise w/ &a4Cyellow mark on jaw, mounting a rock or &a4Canother tortoise. &a1C Boy Scout logo in lower right corner of &a4Cstamp. Stamp from sheet w/ plain &a4Cgrayish-green border. &a1C

300f 2007 Unident. Giant Tortoise Giant tortoise on left side of stamp in &a4Copen, green field, facing three-quarter &a4Cright. &a1C Boy Scout logo in upper right corner of &a4Cstamp. Stamp from sheet w/ plain &a4Cgrayish-green border. &a1C

500f 2007 Unidentified Tortoise Tortoise w/ orange and brown skin facing &a4Ccamera w/ head low to ground. Foliage &a4Con both sides of turtle. &a1C Boy Scout logo in lower left corner of &a4Cstamp. Stamp from sheet w/ plain &a4Cgrayish-green border. &a1C

700f 2007 Unidentified Tortoise Large tortoise facing camera w/ elevated &a4Cright forefoot. Nostrils prominent in &a4Cphoto. Stick or plant stem between head &a4Cand right forefoot. &a1C Boy Scout logo in upper right corner of &a4Cstamp. Stamp from sheet w/ plain &a4Cgrayish-green border. &a1C

Various 2008 Apalone spinifera Mini-sheet of two stamps, one w/ a &a4Cturtle and one w/ a lizard. Boy scout &a4Clogo in lower right corner of each &a4Cstamp. &a1C Immature crocodilian in selvedge. &a1C

500f 2008 Apalone spinifera Dorsal view of turtle w/ head turned to &a4Cright. &a1C Fron mini-sheet of two stamps w/ turtle &a4Cand lizard. &a1C

Various 2008 Six Species of Turtles Cinderella S/S of six 500f stamps, each &a4Cw/ a different turtle. Additional &a4Cturtles and a fish in margin. &a4C &a1C Sheet inscribed "Tortues" in upper &a4Cmargin. &a1C

300f 2008 Clemmys insculpta Light colored adult on land facing &a4Cright. &a1C WWF panda logo in lower right corner. &a4CFrom sheet of six. &a1C

500f 2008 Chelonia mydas Adult facing up and right. WWF panda &a4Clogo in lower right corner. From sheet &a4Cof six. &a1C This turtle was formerly identified on &a4Cthis site as Caretta caretta but Nancy &a4CLinsley has identified it as a Chelonia &a4Cmydas w/ extra dark pigmentation in its &a4Ccarapace. &a1C

300f 2008 Unident. Freshwater Turt. Flattened, black individual w/ yellow &a4Cjaw and face, facing left. &a1C WWF panda logo in lower right corner. &a4CFrom sheet of six. &a1C

500f 2008 Eretmochelys imbricata Adult swimming up and right. &a1C WWF panda logo in lower right corner. &a4CFrom sheet of six. &a1C

300f 2008 Unidentified Kinosternid Adult on land, facing right. &a1C WWF panda logo in lower right corner. &a4CFrom sheet of six. &a1C

500f 2008 Unidentified Batagurine Adult on land facing right. &a1C WWF panda logo in lower right corner. &a4CFrom sheet of six. &a1C

600f 2008 Cartoon Tortoise Sheet of eight stamps and one label w/ &a4Ccharacters from Disney's movies Kung Fu &a4CPanda and Ratatouille. Tortoise on one &a4Cstamp plus two tortoise heads in sheet &a4Cmargin. &a1C Bottom margin of sheet inscribed "Jeux &a4Cde la XXIXe Olympiade - Beijing 2008". &a1C

600f 2008 Cartoon Tortoise Individual stamp w/ tortoise from sheet &a4Cof eight featuring characters from &a4CDisney movies Kung Fu Panda and &a4CRatatouille. &a1C Tortoise is facing left. Olympic rings &a4Cat top center of stamp. &a1C

MI B 198 50fr 1979 Unidentified Tortoise This is SC 372 surcharged 50fr. &a1C Not listed by Scott. &a1C

SC 372 3fr 13 Jun 77 Unidentified Tortoise &a1C &a1C

SC 1380 25f 2009? Cartoon Tortoise This is Dahomey Scott #297 w/ the &a4Coriginal denomination struck out w/ two &a4Chorizontal black lines and a black &a4Csurcharge of 25f added. Also, the word &a4C"Dahomey" is covered w/ a black &a4Crectangle and the word "Benin" is o/p'd &a4Cbeneath it. &a1C Reportedly issued in 2009 but this has &a4Cnot been confirmed. &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

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BEQUIA


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

See "ST. VINCENT (BEQUIA)" &a1C &a1C

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@@@BER.html BERMUDA BERMUDA

BERMUDA


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 378 $3.00 29 Jan 79 Chelonia mydas &a1C Issue date is 19 Feb 79 according to &a4CFDC. &a1C

SC 509 90c 04 Dec 86 Chelonia mydas Scott Bermuda #378 w/ original denom. &a4Co/p w/ a black rectangle and surcharged &a4C90c in black. &a1C This is SG #534. &a1C

SC 814 55c 09 Aug 01 Geochelone elephantopus Photo of child feeding giant tortoise. &a1C 75th Anniv. of Bermuda Aquarium Museum &a4Cand Zoo. &a1C

SC 817 95c 09 Aug 01 Chelonia mydas Photo of human hands holding turtle. &a1C 75th Anniv. of Bermuda Aquarium Museum &a4Cand Zoo. &a1C

SG 534 a 90c 04 Dec 86 Chelonia mydas Scott Bermuda #509 w/ an o/p error. The &a4C90c surcharge is printed double in the &a4Clower left corner. &a1C Not listed by Scott. &a1C

SG 534 b 90c 04 Dec 86 Chelonia mydas Scott Bermuda #509 w/ an o/p error. The &a4C90c surcharge appears in the proper &a4Cplace, and also, inverted in the upper &a4Cright corner. &a1C Not listed by Scott. &a1C

SG 534 c 90c 04 Dec 86 Chelonia mydas Scott Bermuda #509 w/ "90c" omitted on &a4Cthe o/p. &a1C Not listed by Scott. &a1C

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@@@BER2.html BERNERA ISLANDS BERNERA ISLANDS

BERNERA ISLANDS

See End Note #2 for further information about BERNERA ISLANDS stamps.


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

BI BN 254 10p June 1981 Hieremys annandalei Adult facing 3/4 to right. &a1C "Scotland" inscribed in lower left &a4Ccorner. &a1C

BI BN 255 25p June 1981 Trachemys scripta elegans One individual facing right w/ head bent &a4Caway from viewer. &a1C "Scotland" inscribed in lower left &a4Ccorner. &a1C

BI BN 256 40p June 1981 Kinosternon minor Adult swimming down and to right. &a1C "Scotland" inscribed in lower left &a4Ccorner. &a1C

BI BN 257 75p June 1981 Heosemys grandis (albino) Adult facing left. &a1C "Scotland" inscribed in lower left &a4Ccorner. &a1C

BI BN 258 MS 1 pound June 1981 Unknown This is a mini-sheet. (MS in the catalog &a4Cnumber). &a1C &a1C

BI BN 259 LS 2 pounds June 1981 Unknown This is a deluxe sheet or "large sheet". &a4C(LS in catalog number). &a1C &a1C

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BHUTAN


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 738 1nu 24 Aug 89 Submarine named "TURTLE" This stamp depicts a submersible ship &a4Cnamed "TURTLE" from 1776. &a1C &a1C

SC 1212 15nu 27 Jul 99 Unident. Freshwater Turt. Sheetlet of six 15nu stamps w/ paintings &a4Cby Hokusai. Turtle on one. &a1C Filamentous green algae on posterior &a4Cmargin of carapace. See End Note #9 for &a4Cexplanation. &a1C

SC 1212 c 15nu 27 Jul 99 Unident. Freshwater Turt. Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Bhutan &a4C1212. &a1C Filamentous green algae on posterior &a4Cmargin of carapace. See End Note #9 for &a4Cexplanation. &a1C

SC 1440 30nu 25 Feb 09 Unident. Freshwater Turt. S/S consisting of a large oval of &a4Cgrosteque faces w/ a ventral view of a &a4Cturtle in the center. A single stamp &a4Cwith an ox is superimposed on the &a4Cturtle's plastron. &a1C Sheet inscribed "Female Earth Ox Year &a4C2009" and "I am the Ox". &a1C

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BIROBIDJAN (BIROBIDZHAN)


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

See EVENKIA &a1C &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@BOT.html BOTSWANA BOTSWANA

BOTSWANA


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

4.90p 2008? Dermochelys coriacea S/S of one stamp w/ turtle swimming to &a4Cright. Anterior portion of turtle on &a4Cstamp, posterior portion in sheet &a4Cmargin. &a1C This is probably a Cinderella. &a1C

SC 244 10t 03 Mar 80 Geochelone pardalis &a1C &a1C

SC 765 a Various 18 Dec 02 Geochelone pardalis S/S of five stamps w/ birds or mammals &a4Con each. Sheet inscribed "Wetlands &a4CSeries Part 3: Makgadikgadi Pans". &a1C Tortoise in shallow water at margin of &a4Clake in lower selvedge of sheet. No &a4Cturtles on stamps. &a1C

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@@@BRA.html BRAZIL BRAZIL

BRAZIL


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

R$ 0.74 2004? Terrapene carolina Personalized stamp w/ red wading bird on &a4Cstamp and customer-supplied photograph &a4Con attached tab. At least one such stamp &a4Chas been produced w/ a turtle on it. &a1C See Appendix VI for an image of this &a4Cstamp. &a1C

None 2004 Terrapene carolina Stamp w/ blue, black and gold songbird &a4Con it and customer-supplied photograph &a4Con attached tab. At least one such stamp &a4Chas been produced w/ a turtle on it. &a1C See Appendix VI for an image of this &a4Cstamp. &a1C

SC 1615 12.50cr 05 Jun 79 Podocnemis expansa &a1C &a1C

SC 2103 2cz 05 Jun 87 Eretmochelys imbricata &a1C &a1C

SC 2325 45cr 22 Aug 91 Stylized Tortoise &a1C &a1C

SC 2523 Various 01 Dec 94 Cartoon Turtle Christmas block of four w/ turtle on &a4Cone. &a1C &a1C

SC 2523 c 12c 01 Dec 94 Cartoon Turtle Man and animals singing. One turtle &a4Cplus an armadillo that can be mistaken &a4Cfor a turtle. &a1C From Scott Brazil 2523. &a1C

SC 2523 e Various 01 Dec 94 Cartoon Turtle Booklet pane consisting of four &a4Cdifferent stamps (one is #2523c) plus &a4Cfour holiday labels. &a1C Turtle on one stamp only. &a1C

SC 2628 1.23r 07 May 97 Unidentified Sea Turtle S/S w/ one stamp and bar code in margin. &a4CTurtle is in an inset box along upper &a4Cmargin of sheet. &a1C Stamp inscribed "Marco Da Soberania &a4CBrasileira - Jan. 1897". &a1C

SC 2639 1.05r 09 Jun 97 Stylized Tortoises Priest and Indians w/ three small &a4Cturtles in foreground. &a1C 400th death anniversary of Fr. Jose de &a4CAnchieta. &a1C

SC 2674 31c 22 May 98 Unidentified Sea Turtle Pane of 24 se-tenant stamps forming an &a4Cunderwater panorama. &a1C Inscribed "Expo 98/Oceans, A Patrimony &a4Cfor the Future". &a1C

SC 2674 a 31c 22 May 98 Unidentified Sea Turtle Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Brazil &a4C2674. &a1C Turtle has tag on front right flipper, &a4Cinscribed "2.000.000". &a1C

SC 2706 31c 05 Mar 99 Unidentified Sea Turtle Pane of six se-tenant 31c stamps w/ &a4Cturtle on one. Other stamps depict &a4Cdiver, dolphin, etc. &a1C Selvedge inscribed "Revizee E &a4CProarquipelago". &a1C

SC 2706 d 31c 05 Mar 99 Unidentified Sea Turtle Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Brazil &a4C2706. &a1C Inscribed "Tartaruga Marinha". &a1C

SC 2742 0.40c 16 May 00 Stylized Sea Turtle Inscribed "Programa Nacional de &a4CGerenciamento Costeiro"in bottom &a4Cselvedge. For "Gerco" coastal &a4Cmanagement program. &a1C Date also reported (probably &a4Cerroneously) as 15 June 2000. &a1C

SC 2994 2.50r 27 Sep 06 Unidentified Sea Turtle Single stamp w/ six different stylized &a4Cpaintings in six wavy-edged boxes. One &a4Cpainting is of a sea turtle and a SCUBA &a4Cdiver. &a1C National Tourism issue (Fernando de &a4CNoronha Archipelago). &a1C

SC 3068 3.85r 27 Jan 09 Podocnemis unifilis S/S of one stamp depicting a scene of a &a4Criver w/ an angler catching a fish. &a4COther animals and plants in scene. &a4CTurtle in lower right corner of sheet &a4Cnear water lilies. &a1C Sheet inscribed "Rio Sao Benedito - &a4CPara". Small logo consisting of sun and &a4Cclouds in upper right corner inscribed &a4C"INMET 100 Anos de Meteorologica". &a1C

SC 3068 var. 3.85r 27 Jan 09 Podocnemis unifilis Single stamp from Scott Brazil #3068. &a4CDepicts a fish being held by two human &a4Chands. &a1C Stamp inscribed "Tucunare-fogo, Cichla &a4Cmirianae" in very small print. No &a4Cseparate number assigned to the stamp, &a4Cjust to the entire s/s. &a1C

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@@@BIOT.html BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY

BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

54p 06 Feb 12 E. imbricata & C. caretta S/S of six stamps and three labels &a4Ccommemorating Queen Elizabeth's Diamond &a4CJubilee. Central label has large BIOT &a4Ccoat-of-arms which features two turtles &a4Cas supporters. &a1C No turtles on stamps. Turtles on &a4Ccentral label only. &a1C

SC 15 10r 17 Jan 68 Geochelone gigantea Turtle is on Seychelles Coat-of-Arms. &a1C This is Scott Seychelles #212 o/p in &a4Cblack: "B.I.O.T." &a1C

SC 39 45c 01 Feb 71 Geochelone gigantea &a1C &a1C

SC 81 1.60r 10 Jul 75 Geochelone gigantea &a1C &a1C

SC 109 24p 08 Nov 90 E. imbricata & C. caretta Stamp shows Eretmochelys imbricata and &a4CCaretta caretta alongside B.I.O.T. &a4CCoat-of-Arms. &a1C This is a renumbering by Scott. Stamp &a4Cwas formerly Scott B.I.O.T. #96. &a1C

SC 181 20p 02 Sep 96 Caretta caretta Swimming underwater. &a1C &a1C

SC 182 24p 02 Sep 96 Dermochelys coriacea Adult on beach. &a1C &a1C

SC 183 30p 02 Sep 96 Eretmochelys imbricata Swimming underwater. &a1C &a1C

SC 184 56p 02 Sep 96 Chelonia mydas Female nesting on beach. &a1C Open nest w/ eggs in background. &a1C

SC 243 Various 06 Feb 02 E. imbricata & C. caretta S/S w/ five stamps bearing various &a4Cphotographs of Queen Elizabeth II. &a4CIssued to commemorate 50th year of her &a4Creign. Sheet inscribed "Golden &a4CJubilee". Common Design type. &a1C Turtles on B.I.O.T Coat-of-Arms in lower &a4Cright selvedge. No turtles on stamps. &a1C

SC 254 1.90pnds 03 Oct 02 Unidentified Sea Turtle S/S of one stamp inscribed "10th &a4CAnniversary of Friends of the &a4CChagos/Reef Fish". Bottom selvedge has &a4Ca circular logo w/ a turtle and the &a4Cinscription "Friends of the Chagos". &a1C No turtle on stamp. Date also reported &a4Cas 23 Oct 02. &a1C

SC 290 26p 14 Feb 05 Chelonia mydas Hatchling green turtle on beach, facing &a4Cleft. &a1C Date also reported as 31 Jan 05. &a1C

SC 291 26p 14 Feb 05 Eretmochelys imbricata Two hatchling hawksbill turtles on &a4Cbeach, at water's edge. &a1C Date also reported as 31 Jan 05. &a1C

SC 292 34p 14 Feb 05 Eretmochelys imbricata Head of adult hawksbill turtle, facing &a4Cright. &a1C Date also reported as 31 Jan 05. &a1C

SC 293 34p 14 Feb 05 Chelonia mydas Head of adult green turtle, facing left. &a1C Date also reported as 31 Jan 05. &a1C

SC 294 76p 14 Feb 05 Eretmochelys imbricata Dorsal view of adult hawksbill turtle &a4Cswimming. &a1C Date also reported as 31 Jan 05. &a1C

SC 295 1.10pnds 14 Feb 05 Chelonia mydas Lateral view of adult green turtle &a4Cswimming to left. &a1C Date also reported as 31 Jan 05. &a1C

SC 296 1.70pnds 14 Feb 05 Chelonia mydas S/S of one stamp which depicts adult &a4Cgreen turtle swimming. &a1C Border of sheet shows Turtle Cove. Date &a4Calso reported as 31 Jan 05. &a1C

SC 316 34p 08 Nov 05 Unidentified Sea Turtle S/S of eight 34p stamps which form a &a4Csingle under-water and above-water &a4Cpanorama. Sheet inscribed in lower &a4Cmargin: "1965 - 2005; 40th Anniversary; &a4C8th Nov 2005; British Indian Ocean &a4CTerritory". &a1C Turtle on one stamp only. &a1C

SC 316 h 34p Nov 2005 Unidentified Sea Turtle Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott &a4CB.I.O.T. #316. Turtle swimming to left &a4Cunder water. &a1C Stamp inscribed "40th Anniversary". &a1C

SC 331 54p 23 Jul 07 Unidentified Sea Turtle Head of Charles Darwin and beach w/ &a4Cturtle, trees and birds. &a1C Issued for the 125th anniversary of &a4CDarwin's death. &a1C

SC 334 90p July 2007 Chelonia mydas Three turtles swimming underwater. &a1C Issued for the 125th anniversary of &a4CDarwin's death. &a1C

SC 341 Various 30 Jan 08 Chelonia mydas S/S of six stamps depicting various &a4Cspecies of damselfishes. Turtle in &a4Cmargin, in upper right corner of sheet. &a1C Margin of sheet inscribed "Marine Life, &a4CPart 4", "Damselfishes" and "IYOR" &a4C(International Year of the Reef). &a1C

SC 392 1.72pnds 05 Oct 09 Turtle Cove A view of a cove called Turtle Cove. &a1C This stamp was issued as part of a &a4Ctwelve value s/s and as a sheet of &a4Csingles. &a1C

SC 393 2.64pnds 05 Oct 09 Eretmochelys imbricata One turtle on beach, facing right and &a4Ctwo turtles in water. &a1C This stamp was issued as a part of a &a4Ctwelve value s/s and also as a sheet of &a4Csingles. &a1C

SC 394 a Various 05 Oct 09 Eretmochelys imbricata Sheet of twelve stamps containing Scott &a4CBIOT #383-394. &a1C Scott BIOT #392 depicts a turtle and &a4C#393 depicts a cove named Turtle Cove. &a1C

SC 424 a 54p 01 Mar 11 E. imbricata & C. caretta S/S of six stamps and three labels &a4Ccommemorating a lifetime of service by &a4CQueen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip. &a4CCentral label has large BIOT &a4Ccoat-of-arms which features two turtles &a4Cas supporters. &a1C No turtles on stamps. Turtles on &a4Ccentral label only. &a1C

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@@@BRI.html BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

See VIRGIN ISLANDS &a1C &a1C

20c 29 Mar 10 Chelonia mydas Close-up photograph of juvenile turtle's &a4Chead, swimming left, underwater. &a1C Inscribed "CORAL REEFS" in large, bold &a4Cletters. &a1C

SC 1104 $1 27 Mar 09 Trachemys scripta elegans Adult male on ground facing camera. &a1C From set commemorating the J.R. O'Neal &a4CBotanic Gardens. &a1C

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@@@BRU.html BRUNEI BRUNEI

BRUNEI


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

* Unknown Chelonia mydas Aerogramme w/ photo of turtle on beach &a4Cin rectangle and large, faint photo of &a4Cswimming turtle in background behind &a4Csender's name and address. &a1C * There is no denomination specified but &a4Cthe imprinted "stamp" says "Brunei &a4CDarussalam" and "Postage Paid". &a1C

SC 563 30s 16 Nov 00 3 Species of Sea Turtles Strip of three 30s stamps. &a1C One turtle on each stamp. &a1C

SC 563 a 30s 16 Nov 00 Chelonia mydas Single stamp from strip of three. &a1C Small picture of Sultan in upper right &a4Ccorner. &a1C

SC 563 b 30s 16 Nov 00 Eretmochelys imbricata Single stamp from strip of three. &a1C Small picture of Sultan in upper right &a4Ccorner. &a1C

SC 563 c 30s 16 Nov 00 Lepidochelys olivacea Single stamp from strip of three. &a1C Small picture of Sultan in upper right &a4Ccorner. &a1C

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@@@BUL.html BULGARIA BULGARIA

BULGARIA


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

18s 1999? See Description Column Postal stationery (light blue envelope) &a4Cw/ one unidentified tortoise & one &a4Cunidentified freshwater turtle in &a4Ccachet. Imprinted stamp shows a hot air &a4Cballoon & a post horn, but no turtle. &a1C An envelope w/ a cancelled stamp has a &a4Cdate of 08.10.1999 on the cancellation &a4Cmark. It is unknown whether this is a &a4CFDC or not. &a1C

SC 4093 10s 08 Oct 99 Testudo graeca Drawing of adult facing right. &a1C Scott Stamp Monthly (Jan 2000 issue) &a4Cincorrectly gives denom. as 8s. &a1C

SC 4094 18s 08 Oct 99 Emys orbicularis Drawing of adult facing left. &a1C &a1C

SC 4095 30s 08 Oct 99 Testudo hermanni Drawing of adult facing left. &a1C &a1C

SC 4096 60s 08 Oct 99 Mauremys caspica Drawing of adult facing left. &a1C &a1C

SC 4446 0.45s 06 Jul 07 Unidentified Tortoise Main design feature is a large plant but &a4Cthere is a small tortoise in the lower &a4Cright corner of the stamp. &a1C The tortoise may be Testudo graeca. &a1C

SC 4481 Various 21 Jul 08 Mauremys caspica rivulata S/S of two stamps (one w/ wild canine & &a4Cpups, the other w/ an eagle on a &a4Cbranch). Turtle in lower right corner of &a4Csheet. &a4C &a1C No turtles on stamps. &a1C

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@@@BUR.html BURKINA FASO BURKINA FASO

BURKINA FASO


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

150fr 1995 Stylized Tortoise s/s w/ Burkina Faso Scott 1010 on it. &a1C Additional stylized tortoise in border. &a1C

SC 701 150fr 20 Jun 85 Kinixys erosa &a1C &a1C

SC 1010 150fr 1995 Stylized Tortoise Scene from movie "Rabi" w/ two actors &a4Cand turtle. &a1C Commemorates 100th Anniv. of the cinema. &a1C

SC 1010 a 150fr 1995 Stylized Tortoise s/s containing one Scott Burkino Faso &a4C#1010. Besides the tortoise on the &a4Cstamp, the selvedge depicts a boy &a4Cholding a turtle that may be a young sea &a4Cturtle. &a1C Scott formerly listed this sheet as &a4C#1010a but they now list it as a &a4Cfootnote to #1010. There is no longer a &a4C#1010a. &a1C

SC 1021 1500f 1995 Geochelone sulcata Imperf. sheets have a line drawing of a &a4Cturtle in selvedge in addition to turtle &a4Con stamp. &a1C Tortoise ID not 100% certain. &a1C

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@@@BUR2.html BURUNDI BURUNDI

BURUNDI


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

Various 2011 Four Species Mini sheetlet of four stamps, each w/ a &a4Cdifferent turtle. &a1C Top margin of sheet inscribed "Faune du &a4Cmonde". Each stamp inscribed w/ a &a4Cscientific name but they are the names &a4Cof finches, not the depicted turtles. &a1C

100f 2011 Chrysemys picta Adult on land facing right. &a1C Right margin of stamp inscribed &a4C"Carduelis carduelis" which is the name &a4Cof the European Goldfinch. &a1C

200f 2011 Graptemys oculifera Adult on land facing left. &a1C Right margin of stamp inscribed &a4C"Taeniopygia guttata" which is the name &a4Cof the Zebra Finch. &a1C

300f 2011 Pseudemys rubiventris Adult on land facing right. &a1C Right margin of stamp inscribed &a4C"Erythrura gouldiae" which is the name &a4Cof the Gouldian Finch. &a1C

400f 2011 Terrapene carolina Adult on land facing left. &a1C Right margin of stamp inscribed &a4C"Carduelis tristis" which is the name of &a4Cthe American Goldfinch. &a1C

1020f 2011 Pelusios sinuatus One individual facing three-quarters &a4Cleft w/ head and neck fully extended. &a1C From set of four turtle stamps. Similar &a4Cto a stamp on a s/s issued in 2011 but &a4Cw/ a different picture of the turtle and &a4Ca different denomination. &a1C

1120f 2011 Stigmochelys pardalis One individual facing three-quarters &a4Cleft. &a1C From set of four turtle stamps. Similar &a4Cto a stamp on a s/s issued in 2011 but &a4Cw/ a different picture of the tortoise &a4Cand a different denomination. &a1C

3000f 2011 Pelomedusa subrufa One individualfacing three-quarters left &a4Cw/ head, neck and legs partly retracted. &a1C From set of four turtle stamps. Similar &a4Cto a stamp on a s/s issued in 2011 but &a4Cw/ a different picture of the turtle. &a1C

3000f 2011 Pelusios subniger One individual facing three-quarters &a4Cleft. &a1C From set of four turtle stamps. Similar &a4Cto a stamp on a s/s issued in 2011 but &a4Cw/ a different picture of the turtle and &a4Ca different denomination. &a1C

Various 2011 Four Species S/S of four stamps depicting the same &a4Cfour species of turtles that appear on a &a4Cset of four issued in 2011 but with &a4Cdifferent pictures of those species. &a4CSpecies depicted are: Stigmochelys &a4Cpardalis (1000f), Pelusios subniger &a4C(1020f), Pelomedusa subrufa (3000f) and &a4CPelusios sinuatus (3000f). &a1C Upper margin of sheet inscribed "Les &a4CTortues du Burundi". Large pictures of &a4Cthe same four species are shown in the &a4Cfour corners of the sheet in addition to &a4Cthe pictures on the stamps. &a1C

1000f 2011 Stigmochelys pardalis One individual walking to right. &a1C Similar to stamp in set of four issued &a4Cin 2011, but w/ a different picture of &a4Cthe tortoise and a different &a4Cdenomination. &a1C

1020f 2011 Pelusios subniger One individual facing left w/ head and &a4Cneck partially withdrawn. &a1C Similar to stamp in set of four issued &a4Cin 2011, but w/ a different picture of &a4Cthe turtle and a different denomination. &a1C

3000f 2011 Pelomedusa subrufa One individual facing almost directly &a4Ctoward viewer. &a1C Similar to stamp in set of four issued &a4Cin 2011, but w/ a different picture of &a4Cthe turtle. &a1C

3000f 2011 Pelusios sinuatus One individual basking on log, facing &a4Cleft. &a1C Similar to stamp in set of four issued &a4Cin 2011, but w/ a different picture of &a4Cthe turtle and a different denomination. &a1C

SC 524 11fr 14 Sep 77 Stylized Turtle Block of four stamps, including Burundi &a4C#524d. &a1C &a1C

SC 524 d 11fr 14 Sep 77 Stylized Turtle The turtle is from a fairy tale, and &a4Cappears on this stamp as a minor part of &a4Cthe design. &a1C &a1C

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@@@CAI.html CAICOS ISLANDS CAICOS ISLANDS

CAICOS ISLANDS

Listed at end of TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS in the Scott Catalog.


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 14 10c 06 Jun 83 Eretmochelys imbricata &a1C &a1C

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@@@CAM2.html CAMBODIA CAMBODIA

CAMBODIA


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 422 0.80r 28 Jun 83 Aspideretes hurum &a1C Listed by SG and MI under KAMPUCHEA. &a1C

SC 426 3r 28 Jun 83 Malayemys subtrijuga Species name from BIO-PHILATELY 43(1) p. &a4C32. &a1C Listed by SG and MI under KAMPUCHEA. &a1C

SC 805 0.20r 09 Sep 87 Geochelone gigantea &a1C Listed by SG and MI under KAMPUCHEA. &a1C

SC 908 1r 07 Nov 88 Terrapene c. carolina The turtle depicted is a male. &a1C Listed by SG and MI under KAMPUCHEA. &a1C

SC 1765 200r 08 Nov 98 Platysternon megacephalum Climbing over a tree branch. &a1C &a1C

SC 1766 500r 08 Nov 98 Chelonia mydas Adult on beach. &a1C &a1C

SC 1767 900r 08 Nov 98 Trionyx spinifera On land, facing left. &a1C &a1C

SC 1768 1000r 08 Nov 98 Eretmochelys imbricata Ventral view of swimming adult. &a1C &a1C

SC 1769 1500r 08 Nov 98 Geochelone gigantea Anterior half of animal. Facing left. &a1C Turtle is identified on the stamp as &a4C"Megalochelys gigantea". &a1C

SC 1770 4000r 08 Nov 98 Dermochelys coriacea Adult on beach. &a1C &a1C

SC 1771 5400r 08 Nov 98 Chelus fimbriatus s/s w/ young individual on land. &a1C Additional illustrations in selvedge, &a4Cshowing method of capturing fish by &a4C"inhaling" them. &a1C

SC 1917 200r 2000 Cuora amboinensis Photo of turtle plus turtle figurine. &a1C For Bangkok 2000. &a1C

SC 1918 500r 2000 Cuora flavomarginata Photo of turtle plus turtle figurine. &a1C For Bangkok 2000. &a1C

SC 1919 900r 2000 Geoemyda spengleri Photo of turtle plus turtle figurine. &a1C For Bangkok 2000. &a1C

SC 1920 1000r 2000 Manouria impressa Photo of turtle plus turtle figurine. &a1C For Bangkok 2000. &a1C

SC 1921 1500r 2000 Chinemys reevesii Photo of turtle plus turtle figurine. &a1C For Bangkok 2000. &a1C

SC 1922 4000r 2000 Heosemys spinosa Photo of turtle plus turtle figurine. &a1C For Bangkok 2000. &a1C

SC 1923 4500r 2000 Hieremys annandalei S/S w/ photo of turtle on stamp plus &a4CTurtle Temple of Wat-Po in Bangkok, in &a4Cselvedge of sheet. &a1C For Bangkok 2000. &a1C

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CAMEROUN


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 692 50fr 20 Jul 81 Kinixys belliana &a1C &a1C

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@@@CAN.html CANADA CANADA

CANADA


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

See Comm 2004 Terrapene carolina Personalized stamps w/ two different &a4Cdesigns, made w/ customer-supplied &a4Cphotographs on them. At least two such &a4Cstamps have been produced w/ turtles on &a4Cthem. &a1C See Appendix VI for images of these &a4Cstamps. Stamps inscribed "Domestic &a4CPostage Paid" but no numerical value &a4Cappears. At the time of issue they were &a4Cworth 50c, the domestic letter rate. &a1C

50c 2004 Trachemys scripta elegans Personalized stamp w/ customer-supplied &a4Cphotograph in center as main design &a4Celement. As least one such stamp has &a4Cbeen produced w/ a turtle on it. &a1C See Appendix VI for an image of this &a4Cstamp. &a1C

61c 11 May 12 Cartoon Turtle S/S of four stamps, each w/ a scene &a4Cfeaturing Franklin, a cartoon turtle &a4Cfeatured in popular Canadian children's &a4Cbooks (in the French language versions &a4Cof the books, Franklin is known as &a4CBenjamin). &a1C A booklet of 12 stamps was also issued, &a4Cfeaturing the same four stamps that are &a4Con the s/s. &a1C

61c 11 May 12 Cartoon Turtle Franklin the Turtle and a beaver holding &a4Ca teddy bear. &a1C One of the stamps on the sheet of four. &a1C

61c 11 May 12 Cartoon Turtle Franklin the Turtle holding a baby &a4Cturtle. &a1C One of the stamps on the sheet of four. &a1C

61c 11 May 12 Cartoon Turtle Franklin the Turtle and a snail in a toy &a4Cairplane made from a wooden crate. &a1C One of the stamps on the sheet of four. &a1C

61c 11 May 12 Cartoon Turtle Franklin the Turtle, a bear and a dog &a4Cfeeding a goldfish in a bowl. &a1C One of the stamps on the sheet of four. &a1C

SC 578 10c 17 Sep 76 Chelydra serpentina This stamp depicts an Indian rattle made &a4Cfrom a snapping turtle shell. &a1C &a1C

SC 813 17c 10 Apr 79 Apalone spinifera &a1C &a1C

SC 885 17c 24 Apr 81 Stylized Turtle The turtle is small and in the upper &a4Cright corner of the stamp. &a1C Main design is sculpture of Kateri &a4CTekakwitha ("Lily of the Mohawks") by &a4CEmile Brunet. &a1C

SC 2229 52c 01 Oct 07 Dermochelys coriacea Sheet of four endangered species plus &a4Cfour labels, including a right whale, a &a4Cnorthern cricket frog, a leatherback &a4Cturtle and a white sturgeon. Turtle on &a4Cone stamp and one label. &a1C Canada Post originally announced that &a4Cthese stamps would be issued in April 07 &a4Cbut later, on their web site, they &a4Cchanged the issue date to October 07. &a1C

SC 2229 d 52c 01 Oct 07 Dermochelys coriacea Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Canada &a4C#2229. Inscribed "Leatherback Turtle" &a4Cand "Tortue Luth". &a1C Canada Post originally announced that &a4Cthese stamps would be issued on April 07 &a4Cbut later, on their web site, they &a4Cchanged the issue date to October 07. &a1C

SC 2233 52c 01 Oct 07 Dermochelys coriacea Single self-adhesive, die-cut stamp from &a4Cbooklet w/ design identical to Scott &a4CCanada #2229d. &a1C Canada Post originally announced that &a4Cthese stamps would be issued in April 07 &a4Cbut later, on their web site, they &a4Cchanged the issue date to October 07. &a1C

SC 2233 a 52c 01 Oct 07 Dermochelys coriacea Block of four stamps from booklet. &a1C Canada Post originally announced that &a4Cthese stamps would be issued in April 07 &a4Cbut later, on their web site, they &a4Cchanged the issue date to October 07. &a1C

SC 2233 b 52c 01 Oct 07 Dermochelys coriacea Booklet pane consisting of two Scott &a4CCanada #2233a. &a1C Canada Post originally announced that &a4Cthese stamps would be issued in April 07 &a4Cbut later, on their web site, they &a4Cchanged the issue date to October 07. &a1C

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@@@CAP.html CAPE VERDE ISLANDS CAPE VERDE ISLANDS

CAPE VERDE ISLANDS


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 569 50c 17 May 90 Chelonia mydas Head of turtle only. &a1C &a1C

SC 570 1e 17 May 90 Dermochelys coriacea Head of turtle only. &a1C &a1C

SC 571 5e 17 May 90 Lepidochelys olivacea Head of turtle only. &a1C &a1C

SC 572 10e 17 May 90 Caretta caretta Head of turtle only. &a1C &a1C

SC 573 42e 17 May 90 Eretmochelys imbricata Head of turtle only. &a1C &a1C

SC 594 10e 23 Apr 91 Unidentified Sea Turtle Stamp shows fisherman butchering an &a4Cunidentified sea turtle. &a1C &a1C

SC 783 10e 09 Sep 02 Caretta caretta Adults mating in water. &a1C Inscribed "Fauna maritima - tartaruga &a4CIIa edicao". &a1C

SC 784 20e 09 Sep 02 Caretta caretta Female depositing eggs in nest. &a1C Inscribed "Fauna maritima - tartaruga &a4CIIa edicao". &a1C

SC 785 30e 09 Sep 02 Caretta caretta Two hatchlings emerging from nest. &a1C Inscribed "Fauna maritima - tartaruga &a4CIIa edicao". &a1C

SC 786 60e 09 Sep 02 Caretta caretta Five hatchlings crossing beach towards &a4Csurf. &a1C Inscribed "Fauna maritima - tartaruga &a4CIIa edicao". &a1C

SC 787 100e 09 Sep 02 Caretta caretta Adult swimming left underwater, w/ fish. &a1C Inscribed "Fauna maritima - tartaruga &a4CIIa edicao". &a1C

SC 788 100e 09 Sep 02 Caretta caretta S/S w/ one stamp. Adult on beach facing &a4Cright. &a1C Inscribed "Fauna maritima - tartaruga &a4CIIa edicao". &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@CAY.html CAYMAN ISLANDS CAYMAN ISLANDS

CAYMAN ISLANDS


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

10c Chelonia mydas Same as Scott #298 w/ inverted water &a4Cmark. &a1C &a1C

40c Chelonia mydas Same as Scott #299 w/ inverted water &a4Cmark. &a1C &a1C

20c 26 Jan 07 Unknown at this time "Greetings" booklet of ten 20c stamps w/ &a4Cturtle for "hello". &a1C &a1C

20c 26 Jan 07 Unknown at this time Individual stamp from booklet of ten. &a1C &a1C

$20 26 Jan 07 Unknown at this time Pane of six se-tenant $20 "greetings" &a4Cstamps. Turtle on one for "hello". &a1C Panes of six se-tenant 25c stamps, 50c &a4Cstamps, 75c stamps, 80c stamps and $1 &a4Cstamps w/ the same designs as the $25 &a4Cstamps were issued the same day. &a1C

$20 26 Jan 07 Unknown at this time Individual stamp from se-tenant pane of &a4Csix. &a1C Panes of six se-tenant 25c stamps, 50c &a4Cstamps, 75c stamps, 80c stamps and $1 &a4Cstamps w/ the same designs as the $25 &a4Cstamps were issued the same day. &a1C

HG FG 20 15c Cartoon Turtle Aerogramme w/ small "Sir Turtle" logo on &a4Ctail of jet airplane. &a1C Denom. is on imprinted stamp. &a1C

HG FG 21 20c 1993 Unidentified Sea Turtle Aerogramme w/ turtle's head on stamp and &a4Con cachet. All printing on envelope is &a4Cgreen. &a1C Design on the imprinted stamp is &a4Cidentical to Scott Cayman Islands 666a, &a4Cbut the color and denom. differ. &a1C

HG FG 22 25c 1993 Unidentified Sea Turtle Aerogramme w/ turtle's head on stamp and &a4Con cachet. All printing on stamp is &a4Cpinkish purple. &a1C Design on the imprinted stamp is &a4Cidentical to Scott Cayman Islands 666a, &a4Cbut the color and denom. differ. &a1C

HG FG 23 25c 1997 Various Sea Turtles Postal Stationery (Aerogramme) w/ four &a4Cturtles as follows: (1) turtle on &a4Ccoat-of-arms on stamp, (2) turtle on &a4Ccoat-of-arms on flag on cachet, (3) &a4Cturtle logo on tail of airplane on &a4Ccachet, and (4) large picture of turtle &a4Con cachet. &a1C The stamp printed on this stationery is &a4Cidentical to Scott Cayman Islands 724, &a4Cexcept that the stamp on the stationery &a4Cis slightly larger in both dimensions. &a1C

SC 69 0.25p 05 Dec 32 C. mydas & E. imbricata Chelonia mydas is on the left and &a4CEretmochelys imbricata is on the right. &a1C &a1C

SC 70 0.50p 05 Dec 32 C. mydas & E. imbricata Chelonia mydas is on the left and &a4CEretmochelys imbricata is on the right. &a1C &a1C

SC 71 1p 05 Dec 32 C. mydas & E. imbricata Chelonia mydas is on the left and &a4CEretmochelys imbricata is on the right. &a1C &a1C

SC 72 1.5p 05 Dec 32 C. mydas & E. imbricata Chelonia mydas is on the left and &a4CEretmochelys imbricata is on the right. &a1C &a1C

SC 73 2p 05 Dec 32 C. mydas & E. imbricata Chelonia mydas is on the left and &a4CEretmochelys imbricata is on the right. &a1C &a1C

SC 74 2.5p 05 Dec 32 C. mydas & E. imbricata Chelonia mydas is on the left and &a4CEretmochelys imbricata is on the right. &a1C &a1C

SC 75 3p 05 Dec 32 C. mydas & E. imbricata Chelonia mydas is on the left and &a4CEretmochelys imbricata is on the right. &a1C &a1C

SC 76 6p 05 Dec 32 C. mydas & E. imbricata Chelonia mydas is on the left and &a4CEretmochelys imbricata is on the right. &a1C &a1C

SC 77 1sh 05 Dec 32 C. mydas & E. imbricata Chelonia mydas is on the left and &a4CEretmochelys imbricata is on the right. &a1C &a1C

SC 78 2sh 05 Dec 32 C. mydas & E. imbricata Chelonia mydas is on the left and &a4CEretmochelys imbricata is on the right. &a1C &a1C

SC 79 5sh 05 Dec 32 C. mydas & E. imbricata Chelonia mydas is on the left and &a4CEretmochelys imbricata is on the right. &a1C &a1C

SC 80 10sh 05 Dec 32 C. mydas & E. imbricata Chelonia mydas is on the left and &a4CEretmochelys imbricata is on the right. &a1C &a1C

SC 90 2.5p 01 Jan 36 Eretmochelys imbricata &a1C &a1C

SC 92 6p 01 Jan 36 Eretmochelys imbricata &a1C &a1C

SC 95 5sh 01 May 35 Eretmochelys imbricata &a1C &a1C

SC 104 2p 16 Jul 43 Eretmochelys imbricata Turtle on beach w/ palm trees. &a1C Same as #104a but perf. 12.5. &a1C

SC 104 a 2p 05 May 38 Eretmochelys imbricata Turtle on beach w/ palm trees. &a1C Same as #104 but perf. 11.5 x 13. &a1C

SC 107 6p 1943 Eretmochelys imbricata Turtle on beach w/ palm trees. &a1C Same as #107a but perf. 12.5. &a1C

SC 107 a 6p 1938 Eretmochelys imbricata Turtle on beach w/ palm trees. &a1C Same as #107 but perf. 11.5 x 13. &a1C

SC 111 10sh 1938 Eretmochelys imbricata Turtle on beach w/ palm trees. &a1C Same as #111a but perf. 12.5. &a1C

SC 111 a 10sh 1943 Eretmochelys imbricata Turtle on beach w/ palm trees. &a1C Same as #111 but perf. 14. &a1C

SC 124 1p 02 Oct 50 Chelonia mydas &a1C &a1C

SC 131 1sh 02 Oct 50 Turtle "Crawl" Stamp depicts a turtle "crawl", (a pen &a4Cfor holding sea turtles). &a1C &a1C

SC 137 1p 07 Jul 54 Chelonia mydas &a1C &a1C

SC 145 1sh 21 Feb 55 Turtle "Crawl" Stamp depicts a turtle "crawl", (a pen &a4Cfor holding sea turtles). &a1C &a1C

SC 149 1 pound 06 Jan 59 C. mydas & E. imbricata &a1C &a1C

SC 151 2.5 poun 04 Jul 59 Unidentified Sea Turtle The turtle is on the Cayman &a4CCoat-of-Arms. &a1C &a1C

SC 152 1sh 04 Jul 59 Unidentified Sea Turtle The turtle is on the Cayman &a4CCoat-of-Arms. &a1C &a1C

SC 159 4p 28 Nov 62 Chelonia mydas &a1C &a1C

SC 166 10sh 28 Nov 62 Unidentified Sea Turtle The turtle is on the Cayman &a4CCoat-of-Arms. &a4C &a1C &a1C

SC 194 6p 01 Dec 67 Eretmochelys imbricata &a1C &a1C

SC 223 10sh 05 Jun 69 Unidentified Sea Turtle The turtle is on the Cayman &a4CCoat-of-Arms. &a4C &a4C &a1C &a1C

SC 240 $1 08 Sep 69 Unidentified Sea Turtle Scott Cayman Islands #223 o/p in black: &a4C"C-DAY 8th September 1969" plus the new &a4Cdenomination of $1. &a1C &a1C

SC 275 $1 08 Sep 70 Unidentified Sea Turtle The turtle is on the Cayman &a4CCoat-of-Arms. &a1C &a1C

SC 283 5c 28 Jan 71 Trachemys stejnegeri Diamond shaped stamp. &a1C &a1C

SC 284 7c 28 Jan 71 Chelonia mydas Diamond shaped stamp. &a1C &a1C

SC 285 12c 28 Jan 71 Eretmochelys imbricata Diamond shaped stamp. &a1C &a1C

SC 286 20c 28 Jan 71 Sea Turtle Farm Diamond shaped stamp. &a1C &a1C

SC 297 2c 10 Jan 72 Chelonia mydas &a1C &a1C

SC 298 10c 10 Jan 72 Chelonia mydas &a1C &a1C

SC 299 40c 10 Jan 72 Chelonia mydas &a1C &a1C

SC 303 a 15 Aug 72 Unidentified Sea Turtle s/s w/ turtle in Cayman Coat-of-Arms in &a4Cborder of sheet. &a1C &a1C

SC 304 12c 20 Nov 72 Eretmochelys imbricata &a1C &a1C

SC 305 30c 20 Nov 72 Eretmochelys imbricata &a1C &a1C

SC 308 15c 15 Jan 73 Eretmochelys imbricata Turtle is on a 10c coin pictured on the &a4Cstamp. &a1C &a1C

SC 309 a 15c 15 Jan 73 Eretmochelys imbricata s/s w/ #308 on it, plus another sea &a4Cturtle on Coat-of-Arms in border of &a4Csheet. &a1C &a1C

SC 335 6c 01 Aug 74 Chelonia mydas Blackbeard, the Pirate, standing on &a4Cbeach w/ one foot on turtle. &a1C &a1C

SC 344 $1 01 Aug 74 Unidentified Sea Turtle Turtle is on Cayman Coat-of-Arms. &a1C &a1C

SC 344 a $1 19 Oct 77 Unidentified Sea Turtle Same as #344, but issued at a later date &a4Cand w/ a different watermark. &a1C &a1C

SC 347 c $1.00 30 Jul 80 Unidentified Sea Turtle Similar to Scott Cayman Islands #344 & &a4C344a, but slightly smaller and w/ &a4Cdifferent watermark. &a1C &a1C

SC 372 * 10c 29 May 76 Stylized Turtle Sheet of five Cayman Islands 372's w/ &a4Cturtle in selvedge. * Sheet is &a4Cfootnoted by Scott but no separate &a4Cnumber is assigned. &a1C No turtles on individual stamps. &a1C

SC 373 * 15c 29 May 76 Stylized Turtle Sheet of five Cayman Islands 373's w/ &a4Cturtle in selvedge. * Sheet is &a4Cfootnoted by Scott but no separate &a4Cnumber is assigned. &a1C No turtles on individual stamps. &a1C

SC 374 * 20c 29 May 76 Stylized Turtle Sheet of five Cayman Island 374's w/ &a4Cturtle in selvedge. * Sheet is &a4Cfootnoted by Scott but no separate &a4Cnumber is assigned. &a1C No turtles on individual stamps. &a1C

SC 375 * 25c 29 May 76 Stylized Turtle Sheet of five Cayman Island 375's w/ &a4Cturtle in selvedge. * Sheet is &a4Cfootnoted by Scott but no separate &a4Cnumber is assigned. &a1C No turtles on individual stamps. &a1C

SC 376 * 30c 29 May 76 Stylized Turtle Sheet of five Cayman Island 376's w/ &a4Cturtle in selvedge. * Sheet is &a4Cfootnoted by Scott but no separate &a4Cnumber is assigned. &a1C No turtles on individual stamps. &a1C

SC 376 a Various 29 May 76 Stylized Turtle s/s w/ 5 stamps and a label &a4Ccommemorating U.S. bicentennial. &a1C Turtle is in border of sheet. &a1C

SC 423 15c 05 Feb 79 Unidentified Sea Turtle Turtle on Coat-of-Arms on tail of &a4Cairplane. &a1C &a1C

SC 425 30c 05 Feb 79 Unidentified Sea Turtle Turtle on Coat-of-Arms on tail of &a4Cairplane. &a1C &a1C

SC 428 20c 15 Aug 79 C. mydas & E. imbricata This stamp pictures another stamp &a4C(Cayman Islands #149) which has the &a4Cturtles on it. &a1C &a1C

SC 461 $2 09 Dec 80 Unidentified Sea Turtle Turtle is on Cayman Coat-of-Arms. &a1C No date imprint on this stamp. &a1C

SC 461 a $2 14 Jun 82 Unidentified Sea Turtle Same as Cayman Islands #461 but &a4Cinscribed "1982". &a1C This stamp was originally listed by &a4CScott, then it was later relegated to &a4Cfootnote status, and now it has been &a4Crelisted. &a1C

SC 461 c $2 1985 Unidentified Sea Turtle Same as Cayman Islands #461 but &a4Cinscribed "1985". &a1C Month and day of issue not listed by &a4CScott. &a1C

SC 470 50c 16 Jun 81 Trachemys stejnegeri The subspecies of the turtle pictured is &a4C"granti". &a1C &a1C

SC 498 3c 09 Nov 82 Unidentified Sea Turtle Turtle is on Cayman Coat-of-Arms. &a1C &a1C

SC 500 20c 09 Nov 82 Unidentified Sea Turtle Turtle is on Cayman Coat-of-Arms. &a1C &a1C

SC 509 a 15 Feb 83 Unidentified Sea Turtle s/s w/ turtle in Coat-of-Arms in border &a4Cof sheet. &a1C &a1C

SC 511 15c 14 Mar 83 Unidentified Sea Turtle Turtle on Coat-of-Arms on flag. &a1C Inscribed "Commonwealth Day 1983". &a1C

SC 555 5c 21 Apr 86 Unidentified Sea Turtle Cayman Coat-of-Arms on se-tenant tab in &a4Cgutter between gutter pairs. &a1C No turtle on stamp. &a1C

SC 556 10c 21 Apr 86 Unidentified Sea Turtle Cayman Coat-of-Arms on se-tenant tab in &a4Cgutter between gutter pairs. &a1C No turtle on stamp. &a1C

SC 557 25c 21 Apr 86 Unidentified Sea Turtle Cayman Coat-of-Arms on se-tenant tab in &a4Cgutter between gutter pairs. &a1C No turtle on stamp. &a1C

SC 558 50c 21 Apr 86 Unidentified Sea Turtle Cayman Coat-of-Arms on se-tenant tab in &a4Cgutter between gutter pairs. &a1C No turtle on stamp. &a1C

SC 559 $1 21 Apr 86 Unidentified Sea Turtle Cayman Coat-of-Arms on se-tenant tab in &a4Cgutter between gutter pairs. &a1C No turtle on stamp. &a1C

SC 643 80c 11 Dec 91 Unidentified Sea Turtle Turtle on Coat-of-Arms. &a1C &a1C

SC 666 15c 30 Sep 93 Unidentified Sea Turtle Se-tenant strip of five different stamps &a4C(all 15c). One depicts a sea turtle and &a4Cyachts. &a1C &a1C

SC 666 a 15c 30 Sep 93 Unidentified Sea Turtle This is the single stamp w/ the turtle &a4Cfrom Scott Cayman Islands #666. &a1C &a1C

SC 667 30c 30 Sep 93 Cartoon Turtle Se-tenant strip of five different stamps &a4C(all 30c). One depicts a cartoon turtle &a4Cw/ a scarf, on the tail of an airplane. &a1C &a1C

SC 667 a 30c 30 Sep 93 Cartoon Turtle This is the single stamp w/ the turtle &a4Cfrom Scott Cayman Islands #667. &a1C &a1C

SC 667 f 15 & 30c 30 Sep 93 See * Booklet pane of 10 stamps; Scott Cayman &a4CIslands #666a-e & #667a-e. &a1C * Unidentified Sea Turtle and Cartoon &a4CTurtle on different stamps. &a1C

SC 677 5c 22 Feb 94 Unidentified Sea Turtle Flag w/ large Cayman Coat-of-Arms on it. &a1C Turtle is easily visible to the naked &a4Ceye. &a1C

SC 693 10c 28 Feb 95 Chelonia mydas Three hatchlings. &a1C &a1C

SC 694 20c 28 Feb 95 Lepidochelys kempii Rear view of adult. &a1C &a1C

SC 695 25c 28 Feb 95 Eretmochelys imbricata Dorsal view of adult. &a1C &a1C

SC 696 30c 28 Feb 95 Dermochelys coriacea Head-on view of adult. &a1C &a1C

SC 697 $1.30 28 Feb 95 Caretta caretta Ventral view of adult. &a1C &a1C

SC 698 $2.00 28 Feb 95 Lepidochelys olivacea Two adults. &a1C &a1C

SC 698 a 28 Feb 95 6 Species of Sea Turtles s/s w/ Scott Cayman Is. 693-698. &a1C Additional sea turtles in margin of &a4Csheet. &a1C

SC 703 $2 1995 Cartoon Turtle M/S w/ running tortoise in margin. &a1C Issued for Carifta Games. &a1C

SC 723 20c 26 Sep 96 Cartoon Turtle Turtle on tail of airplane (logo w/ red &a4Chair and scarf). &a1C Formerly listed (incorrectly) as having &a4Ca 10c denom. &a1C

SC 724 25c 26 Sep 96 Unidentified Sea Turtle Turtle on Coat-of-Arms. &a1C &a1C

SC 727 60c 26 Sep 96 Unidentified Sea Turtle Children at Cayman Turtle Farm. &a1C Turtles visible in tank. &a1C

SC 730 $1.00 26 Sep 96 Unidentified Sea Turtle Turtle on national flag. &a1C &a1C

SC 732 $4.00 26 Sep 96 Unidentified Sea Turtle Turtle on Coat-of-Arms. &a1C Coat-of-Arms is primary design feature. &a1C

SC 774 $2 June 1999 Simplistic Sea Turtle Child's drawing of three fish and a &a4Cturtle. &a1C Inscribed "Vision 2008". &a1C

SC 802 10c 25 Aug 00 Chelonia mydas Silhouette of turtle swimming to right. &a1C From four-value Wildlife Heritage Issue. &a1C

SC 843 $1.00 22 Jan 02 Unidentified Sea Turtle American and Cayman Is. flags and Statue &a4Cof Liberty. Inscribed "In Remembrance, &a4C11th September 2001". &a1C Sea turtle on Coat-of-Arms on Cayman &a4Cflag. &a1C

SC 848 Various 06 Feb 02 Unidentified Sea Turtle S/S w/ five stamps bearing various &a4Cphotographs of Queen Elizabeth II. &a4CIssued to commemorate 50th year of her &a4Creign. Sheet inscribed "Golden &a4CJubilee". Common Design type. &a1C Turtle on Cayman Coat-of-Arms in lower &a4Cright selvedge. No turtles on stamps. &a1C

SC 852 30c 09 Mar 02 Cartoon Turtle Snoopy and Boeing 737 aircraft. "Sir &a4CTurtle", the cartoon pirate logo of &a4CCayman Airways is shown on the tail of &a4Cthe aircraft. &a1C The same stamp is part of a set of six &a4Cand also appears on Scott Cayman #854a. &a1C

SC 854 a Various 09 Mar 02 Cartoon Turtle S/S die cut in shape of a valise and &a4Ccontaining six stamps of varying denoms. &a4CTurtle is "Sir Turtle" the cartoon logo &a4Cof Cayman Airways and he appears on the &a4Cmargin of this sheet on a luggage tag &a4Cand also on one of the stamps on the &a4Ctail of a Boeing 737. &a1C Sheet inscribed "A Fantastic Cayman &a4CVacation". &a1C

SC 870 30c 08 Nov 02 Cartoon Turtle "Sir Turtle" logo on the tail of a B-737 &a4Cairplane. &a1C 50th Anniv. of aviation in the Cayman &a4CIs. &a1C

SC 885 15c 24 Jul 03 Chelonia mydas Hatchlings emerging from eggs. &a4CInscribed "Flora & Fauna - Turtle &a4CHatchlings". &a1C This stamp is part of a set and also &a4Cappears on a s/s of twelve stamps. &a1C

SC 887 20c 24 Jul 03 Chelonia mydas Sea turtle in foreground watching &a4CColombus' ship approach. Inscribed &a4C"History & Politics - Colombus 1503". &a1C This stamp is part of a set and also &a4Cappears on a s/s of twelve stamps. &a1C

SC 896 a Various 24 Jul 03 Chelonia mydas S/S of twelve stamps commemorating the &a4C500th Anniv. of Colombus' arrival at the &a4CCayman Islands. &a1C Turtles on two stamps plus one in the &a4Cmargin on large, prominent coat-of-arms. &a1C

SC 962 25c 18 Jul 06 Eretmochelys imbricata Adult swimming right underwater. &a4CInscribed "Hawksbill Turtle". &a4CDenomination in lower right corner. &a1C From set of five marine life stamps. &a4CStamp w/ white margins. &a1C

SC 967 Various 18 Jul 06 Eretmochelys imbricata S/S of five different stamps. Contains &a4Cone turtle stamp similar to Scott Cayman &a4CIslands #962 but w/o white margins. &a1C Sheet inscribed "Cayman's Aquatic &a4CTreasures". &a1C

SC 967 a 25c 18 Jul 06 Eretmochelys imbricata Individual stamp from Scott Cayman &a4CIslands #967. Similar to Scott Cayman &a4CIslands #962 but w/o white margins. &a1C From "Cayman's Aquatic Treasures" issue. &a1C

SC 968 25c 18 Jul 06 Eretmochelys imbricata Individual self adhesive stamp from &a4CScott Cayman Islands #968a. Same design &a4Cas Scott Cayman Islands #962 but the &a4Cbooklet stamps are smaller and the &a4Cdenomination is in the lower left corner &a4Cinstead of the lower right corner. &a1C From "Cayman's Aquatic Treasures" issue. &a1C

SC 968 a 25c 18 Jul 06 Eretmochelys imbricata Booklet pane of ten identical 25c &a4Cadhesive stamps, w/ same design as Scott &a4CCayman Islands #962 but booklet stamps &a4Care smaller and have denomination in &a4Clower left corner. &a1C From "Cayman's Aquatic Treasures" issue. &a1C

SC 1010 20c 05 Feb 08 Unidentified Sea Turtles Sheetlet of six 20c greetings stamps. &a4CSilhouettes of three sea turtles on one. &a1C &a1C

SC 1010 a 20c 05 Feb 08 Unidentified Sea Turtles Palm tree along left margin and &a4Csilhouettes of three sea turtles in &a4Cupper right quadrant of stamp. Inscribed &a4C"Hello". &a1C Individual stamp w/ turtles from Scott &a4CCayman Islands #1010. &a1C

SC 1011 25c 05 Feb 08 Unidentified Sea Turtles Sheetlet of six 25c greetings stamps. &a4CSilhouettes of three sea turtles on one. &a1C &a1C

SC 1011 a 25c 05 Feb 08 Unidentified Sea Turtles Palm tree along left margin and &a4Csilhouettes of three sea turtles in &a4Cupper right quadrant of stamp. Inscribed &a4C"Hello". &a1C Individual stamp w/ turtles from Scott &a4CCayman Islands #1011. &a1C

SC 1012 50c 05 Feb 08 Unidentified Sea Turtles Sheetlet of six 50c greetings stamps. &a4CSilhouettes of three sea turtles on one. &a1C &a1C

SC 1012 a 50c 05 Feb 08 Unidentified Sea Turtles Palm tree along left margin and &a4Csilhouettes of three sea turtles in &a4Cupper right quadrant of stamp. Inscribed &a4C"Hello". &a1C Individual stamp w/ turtles from Scott &a4CCayman Islands #1012. &a1C

SC 1013 75c 05 Feb 08 Unidentified Sea Turtles Sheetlet of six 75c greetings stamps. &a4CSilhouettes of three sea turtles on one. &a1C &a1C

SC 1013 a 75c 05 Feb 08 Unidentified Sea Turtles Palm tree along left margin and &a4Csilhouettes of three sea turtles in &a4Cupper right quadrant of stamp. Inscribed &a4C"Hello". &a1C Individual stamp w/ turtles from Scott &a4CCayman Islands #1013. &a1C

SC 1014 80c 05 Feb 08 Unidentified Sea Turtles Sheetlet of six 80c greetings stamps. &a4CSilhouettes of three sea turtles on one. &a1C &a1C

SC 1014 a 80c 05 Feb 08 Unidentified Sea Turtles Palm tree along left margin and &a4Csilhouettes of three sea turtles in &a4Cupper right quadrant of stamp. Inscribed &a4C"Hello". &a1C Individual stamp w/ turtles from Scott &a4CCayman Islands #1014. &a1C

SC 1015 $1 05 Feb 08 Unidentified Sea Turtles Sheetlet of six $1 greetings stamps. &a4CSilhouettes of three sea turtles on one. &a1C &a1C

SC 1015 a $1 05 Feb 08 Unidentified Sea Turtles Palm tree along left margin and &a4Csilhouettes of three sea turtles in &a4Cupper right quadrant of stamp. Inscribed &a4C"Hello". &a1C Individual stamp w/ turtles from Scott &a4CCayman Islands #1015. &a1C

SC 1016 20c 05 Feb 08 Unidentified Sea Turtles Serpentine die-cut stamp from booklet w/ &a4Csame design as Scott Cayman Islands &a4C#1010a. &a1C Self adhesive stamps. &a1C

SC 1016 a 20c 05 Feb 08 Unidentified Sea Turtle Booklet pane of ten Scott Cayman Islands &a4C#1016. &a1C Self adhesive stamp. &a1C

SC 1053 a Various 23 Sep 09 Unidentified Sea Turtle S/S of three different stamps, each &a4Cinscribed "Equality Through Democracy". &a4CLarge Cayman coat-of-arms in sheet &a4Cmargin w/ turtle readily discernable to &a4Cthe naked eye. &a1C Issued for the 50th Anniversary of &a4Cwomen's suffrage and the 50th &a4Canniversary of the Cayman constitution. &a1C

SC 1075 20c 31 Aug 11 Unidentified Sea Turtle Men in a catboat catching a sea turtle. &a1C From set of six stamps highlighting the &a4Ccultural role of catboats in the Cayman &a4CIslands. &a1C

SG 122 b 6p 1947 Eretmochelys imbricata Identical to Scott Cayman #107a (SG &a4CCayman #122) except that this stamp is &a4C"brownish-olive", while Scott 107a is &a4C"olive-green". Perf. 11.5 x 13. &a1C Not listed by Scott. &a1C

SG 318 a 30c 20 Nov 72 Eretmochelys imbricata This is a "blue omitted" variety of &a4CScott Cayman Islands #305 (SG #318). &a1C The omission of the blue color results &a4Cin the Duke's suit appearing sepia, &a4Cinstead of deep blue, as it does in the &a4Cnormal color variety. &a1C

SG 875 20c 05 Feb 99 Cartoon Turtle Scott Cayman Islands 723 imprinted w/ a &a4Csmall "1999" at the bottom. &a1C &a1C

SG 877 60c 05 Feb 99 Unidentified Sea Turtle Scott Cayman Islands 727 imprinted w/ a &a4Csmall "1999" at the bottom. &a1C &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@CEN.html CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

Also referred to as CENTRAL AFRICA.


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

650f 2011 Chelonia mydas S/S of three 650f stamps, all depicting &a4Ccone shells. Two large green turtles in &a4Cmargin of sheet. &a1C No turtles on stamps; in sheet margin &a4Conly. &a1C

SC 976 15fr 25 Jan 91 Unidentified Tortoise Small turtle on ground, next to foot of &a4Cman holding stop sign. &a1C Bottom selvedge inscribed "Protection &a4Cde la Faune". &a1C

SC 977 60fr 25 Jan 91 Unidentified Tortoise Small turtle on ground, next to foot of &a4Cman holding stop sign. &a1C Bottom selvedge inscribed "Protection de &a4Cla Faune". &a1C

SC 1387 450f 12 Jul 01 Pelomedusa subrufra One individual swimming to right w/ a &a4Cfew sparse aquatic plants in foreground. &a1C Stamp inscribed "Pelomeduse Roussatre". &a1C

SC 1394 350f 12 Jul 01 Chelydra serpentina Pane 1 of two panes of six 350f stamps &a4Cissued this date. All depict reptiles &a4Cor amphibians. &a1C Turtle on one stamp only. &a1C

SC 1394 e 350f 12 Jul 01 Chelydra serpentina Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott &a4CCentral Africa #1394. &a1C &a1C

SC 1395 350f 12 Jul 01 Two Freshwater Species Pane 2 of two panes of six se-tenant &a4C350f stamps issued this date. Each &a4Cdepicts a reptile or an amphibian. &a1C Turtles on two stamps only. Turtles are &a4CApalone spinifera and Trachemys scripta &a4Celegans. They are identified on the &a4Cstamps as "Trionix (sic) epinelix" and &a4C"Tortue d'etang" respectively. &a1C

SC 1395 a 350f 12 Jul 01 Apalone spinifera One of the single stamps w/ turtles from &a4CScott Central Africa #1395. &a1C Inscribed "Trionix Epineux". &a1C

SC 1395 e 350f 12 Jul 01 Trachemys scripta elegans One of the single stamps w/ turtles from &a4CScott Central Africa #1395. &a1C Inscribed "Tortue D'Etang". &a1C

SC 1445 390f 23 Dec 02 Six Species of Turtles S/S of three stamps w/ a different sea &a4Cturtle on each, plus three sea turtles &a4Cand one Macroclemys temminckii in lower &a4Cmargin. &a1C Lions Club and Rotary Club emblems on &a4Ceach stamp and in lower margin of sheet. &a1C

SC 1445 a 390f 23 Dec 02 Eretmochelys imbricata Adult swimming up and left. &a1C From Scott Central Africa #1445. Shows &a4CLions Club and Rotary Club emblems. &a1C

SC 1445 b 390f 23 Dec 02 Lepidochelys olicvacea Adult swimming up and left. &a1C From Scott Central Africa #1445. Shows &a4CLions Club and Rotary Club emblems. &a1C

SC 1445 c 390f 23 Dec 02 Natator depressa Adult swimming up and right. &a1C From Scott Central Africa #1445. Shows &a4CLions Club and Rotary Club emblems. &a1C

SC B 5 20fr+5fr 09 Feb 71 Cartoon Tortoise &a1C &a1C

SC B 6 30+10fr 09 Feb 71 Cartoon Tortoise &a1C &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

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CHAD


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

450f 2008 Various Sea Turtles Sheet of nine 450f stamps, all w/ &a4Cundersea scenes. Turtles on stamps in d, &a4Ch and i positions. Jules Verne in lower &a4Cleft corner of sheet and Jacques &a4CCousteau in lower right corner. &a1C Swimmer Hayden Hirsch on stamp in e &a4Cposition. &a1C

450f 2008 Eretmochelys imbricata Close-up of face of SCUBA diver and head &a4Cof turtle, looking at each other. &a1C Individual stamp from d position on &a4Csheet of nine w/ Jules Verne and Jacque &a4CCousteau. &a1C

450f 2008 Chelonia mydas SCUBA diver hanging onto carapace of &a4Cturtle. &a1C Individual stamp from h position on &a4Csheet of nine w/ Jules Verne and Jacque &a4CCousteau. &a1C

450f 2008 Eretmochelys imbricata Swimming turtle in foreground w/ shadowy &a4Coutline of SCUBA diver in background. &a1C Individual stamp from i position on &a4Csheet of nine w/ Jules Verne and Jacque &a4CCousteau. &a1C

300f 2010 Six Different Turtles S/S of six 300f stamps, each w/ a &a4Cdifferent turtle against an essentially &a4Cwhite background. &a1C Parts of other turtles in margins of &a4Csheet. Upper margin inscribed &a4C"Tortues". &a1C

300f 2010 Caretta caretta One individual swimming down and to &a4Cright. &a1C From sheet of six issued in 2010. &a1C

300f 2010 Chelonia mydas Semi-ventral view of one individual &a4Cswimming up and to right. &a1C From sheet of six issued in 2010. &a1C

300f 2010 Malacochersus tornieri One individual on land facing right. &a1C From sheet of six issued in 2010. &a1C

300f 2010 Chelydra serpentina One individual on land facing left. &a1C From sheet of six issued in 2010. &a1C

300f 2010 Eretmochelys imbricata One individual on land facing left. &a1C From sheet of six issued in 2010. &a1C

300f 2010 Dermochelys coriacea Dorsal view of one individual swimming &a4Cright. &a1C From sheet of six issued in 2010. &a1C

Various 2011 Four Different Turtles S/S of four stamps w/ a different &a4Cfreshwater turtle on each. &a1C Upper margin of sheet inscribed &a4C"Tortues". &a1C

150f 2011 Emydura macquarii One individual facing left. &a1C From sheet of four issued in 2011. &a1C

250f 2011 Trionyx triunguis One individual facing left. &a1C From sheet of four issued in 2011. &a1C

350f 2011 Chelus fimbriatus Semi-dorsal view of one indivvidual &a4Cfacing left. &a1C From sheet of four issued in 2011. &a1C

450f 2011 Apalone spinifera Dorsal view of one individual facing &a4Cleft. &a1C From sheet of four issued in 2011. &a1C

Various 2011 Four Different Turtles S/S of four stamps, each w/ a different &a4Csea turtle. &a1C Upper margin inscribed "Tortues". Large &a4Csea turtle in background of sheet. &a1C

150f 2011 Lepidochelys olivacea One individual facing right. &a1C From sheet of four sea turtles issued in &a4C2011. &a1C

250f 2011 Chelonia mydas One individual facing left. &a1C From sheet of four sea turtles issued in &a4C2011. &a1C

350f 2011 Eretmochelys imbricata Dorsal view of one individual facing &a4Cright. &a1C From sheet of four sea turtles issued in &a4C2011. &a1C

450f 2011 Dermochelys coriacea One individual facing right. &a1C From sheet of four sea turtles issued in &a4C2011. &a1C

500f 2011 Six Sea Turtle Species S/S w/ five hexangular stamps w/ a &a4Cdifferent sea turtle on each, plus an &a4Cadditional sea turtle (Dermocheys &a4Ccoriacea) in lower margin of sheet. &a1C Lower margin of sheet inscribed "Tortues &a4Cmarines". &a1C

500f 2011 Lepidochelys kempii Hexangular stamp w/ turtle swimming down &a4Cand right. &a1C From sheet of five hexangular stamps &a4Cissued in 2011. &a1C

500f 2011 Chelonia mydas Hexangular stamp w/ turtle swimming &a4Cright. &a1C From sheet of five hexangular stamps &a4Cissued in 2011. &a1C

500f 2011 Caretta caretta Hexangular stamp w/ turtle swimming &a4Cleft. &a1C From sheet of five hexangular stamps &a4Cissued in 2011. &a1C

500f 2011 Eretmochelys imbricata Hexangular stamp w/ turtles swimming &a4Cleft. &a1C From sheet of five hexangular stamps &a4Cissued in 2011. &a1C

500f 2011 Lepidochelys olivacea Hexangular stamp w/ turtle swwimming &a4Cleft and slightly downward. &a1C From sheet of five hexangular stamps &a4Cissued in 2011. &a1C

1000f 2008 Geochelone elephantopus S/S of four stamps w/ Charles Darwin in &a4Cleft margin. Large photo of Galapagos &a4Ctortoise on one stamp. &a1C Upper margin of sheet inscribed &a4C"Galapagos". &a1C

1000f 2008 Geochelone elephantopus Individual stamp w/ turtle from 2008 &a4Csheet of four. Large photo of tortoise &a4Cfacing viewer w/ grass in mouth. &a1C Green, white and purple flag in upper &a4Cleft corner of stamp. &a1C

MK 701 300fr 29 Sep 71 Testudo sp. Turtle is in a painting by Pieter &a4CClaesz. &a1C This is the single stamp from the s/s &a4Clisted by Scott as #292F (q.v.), but &a4Cthere is a discrepency in the issue &a4Cdates. &a1C

SC 150f 1996 Unidentified Tortoises s/s w/ same two stamps that appear on &a4CScott Chad 682. Background of sheet and &a4Cmargins of stamps are pale green. Stamp &a4Cmargins on 682 are white. &a1C This s/s is footnoted by Scott but is &a4Cnot assigned a separate number. &a1C

SC 292 F 300fr 01 Apr 73 Testudo sp. Small tortoise in painting by Pieter &a4CClaesz on a single stamp s/s. Issue &a4Cdate has also been reported to be 15 Feb &a4C73 and 29 Sep 71. &a1C This s/s was formerly listed as Scott &a4CChad 7306. It has been renumbered to &a4C292F. It contains the stamp listed by &a4CMinkus as #701, but there is a &a4Cdiscrepency in the dates, which needs to &a4Cbe resolved. &a1C

SC 682 150f 1996 Unidentified Tortoises Two different stamps w/ a label between &a4Cthem. One (682a) shows children looking &a4Cat tortoises. &a1C UNICEF symbol on label and on both &a4Cstamps. &a1C

SC 682 a 150f 1996 Unidentified Tortoises Single stamp w/ tortoises from Scott &a4CChad 682. &a1C &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@CHE.html CHERKESSIA (CHERKASSY, CERKASSY) CHERKESSIA (CHERKASSY, CERKASSY)

CHERKESSIA (CHERKASSY, CERKASSY)

A Ukrainian city SE of Kiev at 49.26N, 32.04E.


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

5/- 2000 Three Tortoise Species Horizontal sheetlet of three stamps w/ a &a4Cphoto of a tortoise on each. &a1C &a1C

5/- 2000 Geochelone sulcata Close-up view of whole animal. &a1C From horiz. sheetlet of three. &a1C

5/- 2000 Geochelone pardalis? Close-up view of entire animal. &a1C From horiz. sheetlet of three. &a1C

5/- 2000 Geochelone sulcata Tortoise walking to left w/ neck &a4Cextended. &a1C From horiz. sheetlet of three. &a4CDenomination extremely difficult to see &a4Cin upper left corner. &a1C

5/- 2000 Three Chelonian Species Vertical sheetlet of three stamps, each &a4Cw/ a photo of a different chelonian. &a1C &a1C

5/- 2000 Emys orbicularis Adult on land facing right. &a1C From vert. sheetlet of three. &a1C

5/- 2000 Unidentified Tortoise Close-up of head and forelegs. &a1C From vert. sheetlet of three. &a1C

5/- 2000 Cuora trifasciata? Adult on land facing right. &a1C From vert. sheetlet of three. &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

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CHILE


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 452 200e 05 Sep 74 Stone carving of turtle Block of 4 w/ a carved stone turtle from &a4CEaster Island on one stamp. &a1C &a1C

SC 452 a 200e 05 Sep 74 Stone carving of turtle This is the single stamp w/ the turtle &a4Cfrom Scott #452. &a1C &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@CHI3.html CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF

CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

60 1999 Unidentified Plastron Postal card w/ stamp printed directly on &a4Cit. Both stamp & cachet depict ancient &a4Cbone fragment and plastron used for &a4Cdivination. &a1C Bone fragment and plastron inscribed w/ &a4CChinese characters. &a1C

80 06 Nov 05 Cartoon Turtles Sheet of 12 identical stamps and 10 &a4Clabels. Labels MAY be available for &a4Cpersonalization but the default pictures &a4Con the labels all show children in &a4Cvarious activities. Two labels show &a4Cchildren at the beach w/ cartoon &a4Cturtles. &a1C Issued for International Children's Day. &a4CDesign on all 12 stamps consists of 12 &a4Cred circles, each containing a cartoon &a4Chuman figure and an animal (representing &a4Cthe Chinese signs of the zodiac?). The &a4Cstamps are Scott China, People's &a4CRepublic of #3460. The sheet (and &a4Ctherefore the labels) are not listed by &a4CScott. &a1C

80 Unknown Chelonia mydas Sheet of sixteen identical stamps w/ red &a4Cdesign that looks like a decorative &a4Cknot. A tab is attached to the right &a4Cside of each stamp. One tab depicts &a4CChelonia mydas. Each tab inscribed &a4C"novozymes". &a1C In recent years PRC has issued many &a4Csheets w/ stamps depicting the same &a4Cdecorative red knot. They have &a4Cdifferent numbers of stamps in the &a4Csheet, different layouts, different &a4Cmarginal decorations and different tab &a4Cdesigns. Not all have turtles. (See &a4CLinn's Stamp News, 26 Dec 2011, pg. 36 &a4Cfor further discussion of these sheets). &a1C

1.20y 2010 Odontochelys Semi-dorsal view w/ head pointed down. &a4CSmall fossil, skeleton, and two views of &a4Cskull on right side of stamp. Inscribed &a4C"Odontochelys semistestacea". &a1C This stamp is most likely a Cinderella. &a4COdontochelys is thought by many to be an &a4Cearly ancestor of modern day turtles. &a4CNote the ribs on the small fossil and &a4Cthe skeleton. &a1C

1.20y 2010 Odontochelys Semi-ventral view of one individual with &a4Chead pointed up. Small fossil, skeleton &a4Cand two views of skull on right of &a4Cstamp. &a1C This stamp is most likely a Cinderella. &a4COdontochelys is thought by many to be an &a4Cearly ancestor of modern day turtles. &a4CNote the ribs on the small fossil and &a4Cthe skeleton. &a1C

80f 31 Jul 04 Unidentified Chelonian Sheet of sixteen Scott China #3375 w/ a &a4Cpink peony on each. Each stamp has a tab &a4Cbeneath it. Four identical tabs depict &a4Ca crudely drawn turtle facing left. &a4COther tabs depict a snake and two &a4Cdifferent pictures of foliage. Left &a4Cmargin of sheet depicts an old man w/ a &a4Chiking staff who may be gathering herbs &a4Cfor folk medicine. &a1C There are no turtles on the stamps; only &a4Con the tabs. Scott did not formerly &a4Cmention this sheet but it is now &a4Cfootnoted. No number is assigned, it is &a4Cjust mentioned in a footnote. &a1C

80 Two Unident. Species Sheet of sixteen identical stamps w/ red &a4Cdesign that looks as if it may be woven &a4Cout of yarn. Tab attached to bottom of &a4Ceach stamp. Left margin of sheet w/ &a4Cprehistoric scene including two &a4Cunidentified turtles. One may be &a4CArchelon and the other a tortoise. &a1C These MAY be personalized stamps in &a4Cwhich the buyer supplies the pictures to &a4Cbe printed on the tabs. &a1C

60 See Description Postal card w/ imprinted stamp, issued &a4Cby the Chinese postal authorities. &a4CFront of card shows a fossilized &a4Cskeleton of Manchurochelys liaoxiensis, &a4Cfrom the Early Cretaceous Period, 1.25 &a4Cmillion years ago. &a1C No turtle on stamp; on front of card &a4Conly. &a1C

SC 80f 2003? Small, Crude Turtle Sheet of eight identical stamps &a4Cdepicting a metal vessel w/ three legs. &a4CBottom selvedge depicts the same square &a4Cplate depicted on China Scott #3326. &a1C Turtle difficult to discern even w/ &a4Cmagnification. Chinese postal &a4Cauthorities confirm the presence of a &a4Cturtle on this plate. &a1C

SC 530 8f 02 Sep 60 Turtle Tower Lake of the Returning Sword in Hanoi, &a4CVietnam w/ Turtle Tower prominent in &a4Ccenter of stamp. &a1C The Lake of the Returning Sword has to &a4Cdo w/ a Vietnamese legend involving a &a4Clarge turtle and a sword. &a1C

SC 2210 30f 25 Mar 89 Fanciful Turtle Two tiny, turtle-like animals w/ white &a4Ccarapaces and long tails, on a silk &a4Cpainting excavated from Han Tomb #1 at &a4CMawangdui, Changsha. &a1C These may be dragons w/ turtle shells. &a1C

SC 2211 $5 25 Mar 89 Fanciful Turtle Mini sheet comprising total designs of &a4C#2208-#2210 (the entire painting). &a1C May represent dragons w/ turtle shells. &a1C

SC 2586 500f 20 Jul 95 Turtle Rock & Lighthouse S/S showing Taihu Lake in Jiangsu and &a4CZhejiang provinces. A large rock known &a4Cas "Turtle Rock" or "Turtle Island" is &a4Cdepicted and "Turtle Head Island &a4CLighthouse" appears in the lower right &a4Ccorner. &a1C Information regarding the name of the &a4Cisland comes from a German description &a4Cof the stamp on the internet. &a1C

SC 2586 a 500f 24 Mar 97 Turtle Rock This is Scott China 2586 (which see), &a4Co/p'd (in Chinese) "Hong Kong Returns to &a4CChina PJZ-5". &a1C &a1C

SC 2717 20f 02 Sep 96 Unidentified Plastron Chinese inscription on ancient turtle &a4Cplastron from Shang dynasty. &a1C &a1C

SC 3326 60f 13 Dec 03 Small, Crude Turtle Square plate w/ turtle and fish &a4Cpatterns. Turtle is very small and &a4Cdifficult to discern, even w/ &a4Cmagnification. &a1C From set depicting bronze wares of &a4CEastern Zhou Dynasty. Chinese postal &a4Cauthorities confirm the presence of a &a4Cturtle on this plate. &a1C

SC 3561 var. 1.20 09 Feb 07 Unidentified Plastron Sheet of twelve stamps and twelve tabs. &a4CLeft margin of sheet has a drawing of a &a4Cplastron with inscriptions on it. This &a4Cis an example of a practice called &a4Cpyromancy in which bone or a plastron &a4Cwas heated and then used to divine the &a4Cfuture. When a plastron was used, it &a4Cwas called plastromancy, a special type &a4Cof pyromancy. &a1C *** Scott has assigned #3561 to the &a4Cindividual stamps but does not mention &a4Cthe sheet. I have called the sheet &a4C#3561 var where "var" stands for &a4Cvariety. There are no turtles on the &a4Cstamps themselves. &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

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CHINA, REPUBLIC OF (TAIWAN)


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 2139 $2 17 Jan 79 Unidentified Plastron This stamp shows a plastron bearing &a4Cancient inscriptions. &a1C &a1C

SC 2141 $8 17 Jan 79 Ancient Turtle Sculpture &a1C &a1C

SC 2413 $18 20 May 84 Stylized Turtle This is a candle holder in the form of a &a4Cturtle. &a1C &a1C

SC 2882 $5.00 06 Feb 93 Mythologic. Dragon Turtle Huge male figure seated on ground, &a4Cholding dragon-turtle aloft in right &a4Chand. &a1C Figure represents Pan Gu, creator of the &a4Cuniverse in Chinese mythology. &a1C

SC 2923 NT$19 29 Sep 93 Mythological Tortoise Mythological creature w/ a dragon's head &a4Cand a turtle's shell. &a1C Reported to be a "Lucky Black Tortoise". &a1C

SC 2973 NT$10 15 Sep 94 Unidentified Turtle Fushijy drawing various animals, &a4Cincluding a turtle. &a1C From Chinese myth. &a1C

SC 2975 NT$15 15 Sep 94 Unidentified Turtle Tsangjer inventing characters for &a4CChinese writing, including a turtle. &a1C From Chinese myth. &a1C

SC 3033 5.00 10 Nov 95 Chelonia mydas Two turtles swimming underwater. &a1C Pane has four turtles on selvedge in &a4Caddition to turtles on stamps. &a1C

SC 3034 5.00 10 Nov 95 Caretta caretta Single turtle. &a1C Pane has four turtles on selvedge in &a4Caddition to turtle on stamps. &a1C

SC 3035 5.00 10 Nov 95 Lepidochelys olivacea Single turtle. &a1C Pane has four turtles on selvedge in &a4Caddition to turtle on stamps. &a1C

SC 3036 5.00 10 Nov 95 Eretmochelys imbricata Single turtle. &a1C Pane has four turtles on selvedge in &a4Caddition to turtle on stamps. &a1C

SC 3195 $5.00 25 Sep 98 Unidentified Sea Turtle From Chinese fable "A Frog in a Well". &a1C Turtle is somewhat stylized. &a1C

SC 3723 $12 17 Jan 07 Turtle Shell Object Fingernail guard from the Ching Dynasty, &a4Cmade of tortoiseshell from the &a4Chawksbill turtle and inlaid w/ jewels. &a1C Issued by the Chunghwa Post Co., Ltd., a &a4Clegitimate private post w/ over 1300 &a4Cpost offices throughout Taiwan. It was &a4Cformerly a government agency that became &a4Cprivatized. &a1C

SC 3803 NT$5 03 Apr 08 Cartoon Sea Turtles S/S of three circular and two &a4Crectangular stamps, all depicting &a4Ccartoon sea creatures. Three turtles on &a4Cone. &a1C An additional cartoon sea turtle in &a4Cborder of sheet. &a1C

SC 3803 a NT$5 03 Apr 08 Cartoon Sea Turtles Individual circular stamp from Scott &a4CChina (Taiwan) #3803. &a1C Turtles are from movie "Finding Nemo". &a1C

SC 3804 NT$5 03 Apr 08 Cartoon Sea Turtle S/S of five circular stamps, all &a4Cdepicting cartoon sea creatures. Young &a4Csea turtle on one stamp. &a1C Turtle is named "Squirt" and is from the &a4Cmovie "Finding Nemo". &a1C

SC 3804 b NT$5 03 Apr 08 Cartoon Sea Turtle Single circular stamp from Scott China &a4C(Taiwan) #3804. &a1C Turtle is named "Squirt" and is from the &a4Cmovie "Finding Nemo". &a1C

SC 4005 NT$12 21 Jul 11 Mythical Turtle People and a horse crossing a river on &a4Cthe back of a giant white turtle. &a1C From classic Chinese novel "Journey to &a4Cthe West". &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

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CHRISTMAS ISLAND


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

N/A 11 Sep 97 Unidentified Sea Turtle Official FDC issued by Australia Post &a4Cfor 1997 Christmas Island Christmas &a4Cstamps. &a1C Turtle in cachet as well as on 80c &a4Cstamp. &a1C

55c 31 Oct 11 Cartoon Turtle Santa Claus and crab pulling Christmas &a4Ccracker. Birds and sea turtle watch. &a4CSanta, crab, turtle and one bird are &a4Cwearing crowns. &a1C This is one of the 2011 Christmas stamps &a4Cfrom Christmas Island. It exists w/ &a4C"lick & stick" gum as well as w/ self &a4Cadhesive gum. Will each type have a &a4Cseparate Scott number? &a1C

$1.50 31 Oct 11 Cartoon Turtle Santa Claus wading ashore with &a4Csnorkeling gear and being greeted by &a4Ccrabs, birds, fish and a partially &a4Csubmerged sea turtle. Stamp exists w/ &a4Cwater-activated gum and self-adhesive &a4Cgum. &a1C This is one of the 2011 Christmas stamps &a4Cfrom Christmas Island. &a1C

55c 31 Oct 11 Cartoon Turtle Booklet of ten 55c Christmas stamps. &a4CThe cover art is a detail from the 55c &a4Cstamps inside. It shows the turtle, &a4Cwearing a crown, observing Santa Claus &a4Cand a crab pulling a Christmas cracker. &a1C A banner across the top of the cover is &a4Cinscribed "Christmas Island Christmas". &a4CIssued as a flat sheet that can be &a4Cfolded into a simple booklet. &a1C

SC 190 36c 30 Sep 86 Unidentified Sea Turtle Turtle is on a beach w/ Santa Claus and &a4Creindeer. &a1C &a1C

SC 211 $5 25 Mar 87 Chelonia mydas &a1C No date in margin of stamp (see #211a). &a1C

SC 211 a $5 25 Mar 87 Chelonia mydas Mini sheet of 16 stamps containing one &a4CScott Christmas Island #211. &a1C The turtle stamp from this sheet has a &a4Ctiny "1988" inscribed in the bottom &a4Cmargin. &a1C

SC 354 40c 02 Sep 93 Chelonia mydas Female returning to sea. &a1C &a1C

SC 409 80c 11 Sep 97 Unidentified Sea Turtle Small turtle w/ Santa Claus in sleigh &a4Cpulled by sea birds. &a1C &a1C

SC 412 Various 12 Mar 98 Chelonia mydas Pane of twenty stamps w/ turtle on one. &a1C Bottom margin of sheet inscribed &a4C"Christmas Island Marine Life". &a1C

SC 412 q 45c 12 Mar 98 Chelonia mydas Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott &a4CChristmas Island 412. &a1C Two adult turtles swimming underwater. &a1C

SC 444 50c 31 Oct 03 Stylized Sea Turtle Santa Claus sitting on back of turtle &a4Cgiving gifts to crabs on beach and birds &a4Cin tree. &a1C From two-value Christmas set. &a1C

SC 448 Various 13 Jul 04 Chelonia mydas Pane of twenty se-tenant stamps &a4Cdepicting marine life. Inscribed &a4C"Christmas Island Underwater". &a1C Pane contains 10c, 25c, and 50c stamps. &a1C

SC 448 e 10c 13 Jul 04 Chelonia mydas Single stamp w/ two turtles from Scott &a4CChristmas Island #448. &a1C &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

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CHUVASHIA

An autonomous Russian republic located 400 miles east of Moscow in the Volga-Vyatka region.


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

5,- 2003 Various Species Mini sheet of six stamps, each w/ a &a4Cdifferent photo of turtles. Each stamp &a4Cinscribed "2003" in lower right corner. &a1C A Cinderella item. For turtle species &a4Csee individual stamp listings. &a1C

5,- 2003 Unident. Emydid Turtle Adult on log facing right. Rear right &a4Cfoot extended. &a1C A Cinderella item. In "a" position on &a4Csheet. &a1C

5,- 2003 Unident. Emydid Turtle Adult on log, facing right. Right hind &a4Cfoot extended. &a1C A Cinderella item. In "b" position on &a4Csheet. &a1C

5,- 2003 Unident. Emydid Turtle Adult in very shallow water, facing &a4Cleft. Carapace partly covered w/ &a4Cduckweed (Lemna sp.). &a1C A Cinderella item. In "c" position on &a4Csheet. &a1C

5,- 2003 Unident. Sea Turtle Adult in very shallow water, facing &a4Cright, w/ reddish-brown substrate. &a1C A Cinderella item. In "d" position on &a4Csheet. &a1C

5,- 2003 Geochelone sulcata Three-quarter view of adult facing half &a4Cto right. &a1C A Cinderella item. In "e" position on &a4Csheet. &a1C

5,- 2003 Unident. Emydid Turtle Three-quarter view of adult on land. &a1C A Cinderella item. In "f" position on &a4Csheet. &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

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COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

* 55c 04 Aug 09 Chelonia mydas Turtle swimming up and left. Inscribed &a4C"Cocos (Keeling) Islands" vertically &a4Calong lower left margin and "Australia" &a4Cin upper right corner. &a4C* This stamp is identical to Australia &a4CScott #3130 but is listed only under &a4C"Australia" in the Scott Catalog. &a1C Since Australia took over responsibility &a4Cfor postal services on Cocos (Keeling) &a4CIslands 1 January 1994 and since the &a4Cnames of both countries appear on this &a4Cstamp, the stamp is cross referenced &a4Cunder both countries in this database. &a1C

* 55c 04 Aug 09 Chelonia mydas Identical in every way to stamp issued &a4Cthis date w/ "Australia" in upper right &a4Ccorner except on this stamp the word &a4C"Australia" is replaced with "Norfolk &a4CIsland". *It is listed in the Scott &a4CCatalog only under Norfolk Island #983. &a1C Since this stamp is inscribed both &a4C"Norfolk Island" and "Cocos (Keeling) &a4CIslands", it is being cross referenced &a4Cunder both countries in this database. &a1C

SC 290 10c 17 Feb 94 Chelonia mydas 10c strip of five (290 a - e). &a1C &a1C

SC 290 a 10c 17 Feb 94 Chelonia mydas Hatchlings and eggs at water's edge. &a1C &a1C

SC 290 b 10c 17 Feb 94 Chelonia mydas Hatchling and larger turtle swimming &a4Cunderwater. &a1C &a1C

SC 290 c 10c 17 Feb 94 Chelonia mydas Nine hatchlings swimming underwater. &a1C &a1C

SC 290 d 10c 17 Feb 94 Chelonia mydas One hatchling swimming underwater. &a1C &a1C

SC 290 e 10c 17 Feb 94 Chelonia mydas Ventral view of adult. &a1C &a1C

SC 292 f 10c 17 Feb 94 Chelonia mydas Sheet of twenty stamps, five of which &a4Cdepict different views of Chelonia &a4Cmydas. &a1C All five turtle stamps are 10c denom., &a4Cbut other stamps on the sheet have other &a4Cdenoms. &a1C

SC 331 Various 17 Jun 99 Eretmochelys imbricata Pane of twenty stamps w/ two turtles on &a4Cone of them. &a1C Inscribed "Cocos Living Mosaic". Date &a4Calso reported as 6 June 99. &a1C

SC 331 l 5c 17 Jun 99 Eretmochelys imbricata Single stamp w/ two turtles from Scott &a4CCocos Islands 331. &a1C Date also reported as 6 June 99. &a1C

SC 336 45c 01 Oct 02 Four Species, Sea Turtles Block of four different species of sea &a4Cturtles. &a1C Caretta caretta, Eretmochelys imbricata, &a4CDermochelys coriacea and Chelonia mydas. &a1C

SC 336 a 45c 01 Oct 02 Caretta caretta Adult swimming right. &a1C No white selvedge; design goes all the &a4Cway to perfs. &a1C

SC 336 b 45c 01 Oct 02 Eretmochelys imbricata Adult swimming left and slightly upward. &a1C No white selvedge; design goes all the &a4Cway to perfs. &a1C

SC 336 c 45c 01 Oct 02 Dermochelys coriacea Adult swimming right and downward. &a1C No white selvedge; design goes all the &a4Cway to perfs. &a1C

SC 336 d 45c 01 Oct 02 Chelonia mydas Adult emerging from water onto beach. &a1C No white selvedge; design goes all the &a4Cway to perfs. &a1C

SC 344 Various 13 Jun 06 Chelonia mydas Sheetlet of twenty se-tenant stamps, &a4Ceach depicting a bird, fish or turtle of &a4Cthe coral reefs. &a1C Turtle on one stamp only. &a1C

SC 344 m 25c 13 Jun 06 Chelonia mydas Adult swimming up and right. &a1C Individual stamp w/ turtle from Scott &a4CCocos (Keeling) Islands #344. &a1C

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COLOMBIA


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 879 $4 25 Apr 80 Unidentified Sea Turtle This is a block of 30 different alphabet &a4Cstamps, one of which shows a sea turtle. &a1C &a1C

SC 879 a $4 25 Apr 80 Unidentified Sea Turtle Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott &a4CColombia #879. &a1C &a1C

SC 1153 1.300p 16 Apr 99 Three Sea Turtles Strip of three stamps w/ a different sea &a4Cturtle on each one. &a1C Turtles are: C. mydas, D. coriacea, and &a4CE. inbricata. Date from MI catalog. &a1C

SC 1153 a 1.300p 16 Apr 99 Chelonia mydas From Scott Colombia 1153. &a1C Date from MI catalog. &a1C

SC 1153 b 1.300p 16 Apr 99 Dermochelys coriacea From Scott Colombia 1153. &a1C Date from MI catalog. &a1C

SC 1153 c 1.300p 16 Apr 99 Eretmochelys imbricata From Scott Colombia 1153. &a1C Date from MI catalog. &a1C

SC 1184 $2.300 01 Feb 02 Four Different Turtles Sheet of eight $2.300 stamps w/ numerous &a4Cplants and animals. Turtles on four of &a4Cthe stamps. &a1C Sheet inscribed "Riquezas Naturales de &a4CColombia". &a1C

SC 1184 a $2.300 01 Feb 02 Dermochelys coriacea With flying bird and other undersea &a4Ccreatures. &a1C &a1C

SC 1184 b $2.300 01 Feb02 Unidentified Sea Turtle With flying condor. &a1C &a1C

SC 1184 c $2.300 01 Feb 02 Unidentified Sea Turtle With undersea creatures. &a1C &a1C

SC 1184 h $2.300 01 Feb 02 Unident. River Turtle With Victoria lily, crocodilian, and &a4Cpink river dolphin. &a1C &a1C

SC 1316 $1.700 24 Jul 09 Unidentified Sea Turtle S/S of twelve stamps arranged in three &a4Cvertical rows w/ vertical gutters &a4Cbetween the rows. Sheet inscribed &a4C"Departamentos de Colombia" and "La &a4CGuajira". &a1C Small sea turtle in gutter between the &a4Cstamps in the "h" position and the "i" &a4Cposition. No turtles on stamps. &a1C

SC C 615 2p 12 Mar 75 Unidentified Turtle Turtle in a painting by Roman Roncancio. &a1C &a1C

SC C 779 35p 24 Dec 87 Trachemys scripta ssp. &a1C &a1C

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COMORO ISLANDS


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

50fr 14 Apr 77 Geochelone gigantea s/s w/ Scott Comoro Islands #243 on it &a4Cand other animals in background. &a1C &a1C

150f 1998 Lepidochelys kempii Flora & Fauna Sheetlet II (12 stamps). &a1C Turtle is in lower left position on &a4Csheet. &a1C

150f 1998 Lepidochelys kempii Single stamp w/ turtle from Flora & &a4CFauna Sheet II. &a1C &a1C

Various 11 Dec 00 Eretmochelys imbricata? Sheet of nine stamps w/ turtle in &a4Cselvedge as well as on stamp in "b" &a4Cposition. Inscribed "Ocean Life". &a1C Sheet has been declared illegal by &a4CComoro Islands postal officials. Date &a4Cfrom CTO cancel. &a1C

150fc 11 Dec 00 Eretmochelys imbricata? Close-up, head-on view of turtle's head. &a1C From sheet of nine. Has been declared &a4Cillegal by Comoro Islands postal &a4Cofficials. &a1C

100f Chelonia mydas? Stamp is repotedly inscribed "Tortue &a4CGhetonia mydas". This is probably &a4Csupposed to be "Chelonia mydas". &a1C From set of nine. Set has been declared &a4Cillegal by Comoro Islands postal &a4Cauthorities. &a1C

3000fc 2008 Submarine Named Turtle S/S w/ one stamp depicting a primitive &a4CAmerican submarine of 1776 named Turtle. &a4CSheet margin shows a larger picture of &a4Cthe Turtle plus plans of other &a4Csubmarines. &a1C Sheet margin inscribed "Les Sous-Marins" &a4Cin large letters and "Turtle 1776" in &a4Cvery small letters. &a1C

3000fc 2008 Submarine Named Turtle Single stamp w/ three views of a &a4Cprimative American submarine named &a4CTurtle from a s/s of one stamp. &a1C Stamp inscribed "Turtle 1776". &a1C

500fc Caretta caretta Sheet of four 500fc stamps depicting two &a4Cmarine vertebrates on each stamp (marine &a4Cmammals, fish, and one turtle). &a1C Endangered Animals of the Indian Ocean &a4Cissue. &a1C

500fc Caretta caretta Individual stamp w/ fish and sea turtle &a4Cfrom sheet of four. &a1C Endangered Animals of the Indian Ocean &a4Cissue. &a1C

2500fc 2011 Three Species S/S w/ one stamp depicting two Trachemys &a4Cscripta elegans. Sheet border depicts &a4Cadditional Trachemys scripta plus one &a4CPlatysternon megacephalum and one turtle &a4Cidentified as Pelomedusa subrufra but &a4Cwhich is actually a Malaclemys terrapin. &a1C Top margin of sheet inscribed "Les &a4CTortues". &a1C

500fc 2011 Five Species Sheet of five stamps, each w/ a &a4Cdifferent species of chelonian. Species &a4Care Graptemys nigrinoda, Geochelone &a4Csulcata, Macrochelys temminckii, &a4CPelochelys cantorii and Eretmochelys &a4Cimbricata. &a1C Upper margin of sheet inscribed "Les &a4CTortues" and "Faune, Flore, Mineraux, &a4C2011". &a1C

500fc 2011 Graptemys nigrinoda Semi-dorsal view of one individual in &a4Cforeground, lateral views of two &a4Cindividuals in background. &a1C From sheet of five. &a1C

500fc 2011 Geochelone sulcata One individual facing right in &a4Cforeground plus two individuals mating &a4Cin background. &a1C From sheet of five. &a1C

500fc 2011 Macrochelys temminckii One individual facing viewer in &a4Cforeground w/ mouth wide open. Dorsal &a4Cview of another individual in &a4Cbackground. &a1C From sheet of five. &a1C

500fc 2011 Pelochelys cantorii One individual facing viewer in &a4Cforeground. Semi-dorsal views of four &a4Csmall individuals in background. &a1C From sheet of five. &a1C

500fc 2011 Eretmochelys imbricata One individual swimming left in &a4Cforeground w/ front flippers in raised &a4Cposition. Dorsal view of another &a4Cindividual in background, swimming down &a4Cand to right. &a1C From sheet of five. &a1C

MI 2177 200fc 02 Mar 09 Dermochelys coriacea Adult swimming to right and slightly &a4Cdownward. &a1C From Comoro MI #BL 483. &a1C

MI 2178 250fc 02 Mar 09 Eretmochelys imbricata Adult swimming right. &a1C From Comoro MI #BL 483. &a1C

MI 2179 350fc 02 Mar 09 Chelus fimbriatus Adult facing right w/ neck extended. &a1C From Comoro MI #BL 483. &a1C

MI 2180 450fc 02 Mar 09 Psammobates geometricus One individual facing right and slightly &a4Cupwards. &a1C From Comoro MI #BL 483. &a1C

MI 2181 500fc 02 Mar 09 Caretta caretta Adult swimming right and slightly &a4Cdownward. &a1C From Comoro MI #BL 483. &a1C

MI 2182 1000fc 02 Mar 09 Chelonia mydas Adult swimming right w/ fore flippers in &a4Cdownward position. &a1C From Comoro MI #BL 483. &a1C

MI 2183 3000fc 02 Mar 09 Numerous Species S/S of one stamp depicting a Geochelone &a4Cpardalis. Margin of sheet depicts eight &a4Cturtles, including a large Chelonia &a4Cmydas and a Geochelone pardalis emerging &a4Cfrom its egg. &a1C Margin of sheet inscribed "Les Tortues" &a4Cfollowed by a long paragraph of text. &a1C

MI 2340 450fc 05 Sep 09 Eretmochelys imbricata Adult swimming right. &a1C From Comoro MI #BL 512. &a1C

MI 2341 450fc 05 Sep 09 Caretta caretta Adult swimming left. &a1C From Comoro MI #BL 512. &a1C

MI 2342 450fc 05 Sep 09 Dermochelys coriacea Adult swimming right near sea bottom. &a1C From Comoro MI #BL 512. &a1C

MI 2343 450fc 05 Sep 09 Chelus fimbriatus Adult swimming three-quarters right w/ &a4Chead and neck bent to face viewer. &a1C From Comoro MI #BL 512. &a1C

MI 2344 450fc 05 Sep 09 Chelonia mydas Adult swimming to left and slightly away &a4Cfrom viewer. &a1C From Comoro MI #BL 512. &a1C

MI 2345 3000fc 05 Sep 09 Two Chelonian Species S/S of one stamp depicting one &a4CPsammobates geometricus and one Chelonia &a4Cmydas. Four additional Chelonia mydas &a4Cin sheet margin. &a1C Upper margin of sheet inscribed "Faune &a4Cde l'Union des Comores" and "Les &a4CTortues". &a1C

MI BL 483 Various 02 Mar 09 Six Species Mini sheet of six stamps, all depicting &a4Cturtles. Sheet inscribed "Les Tortues" &a4Cw/ plain white margins. &a1C Turtles depicted are Dermochelys &a4Ccoriacea, Eretmochelys imbricata, Chelus &a4Cfimbriatus, Psammobates geometricus, &a4CCaretta caretta, and Chelonia mydas. &a1C

MI BL 512 450fc 05 Sep 09 Various Sheetlet of five stamps and one label, &a4Ceach depicting a turtle. Turtles &a4Cdepicted are Eretmochelys imbricata, &a4CCaretta caretta, Dermochelys coriacea, &a4CChelus fimbriatus, Chelonia mydas and &a4Canother Chelonia mydas on the label. &a1C Upper margin of sheet inscribed "Faune &a4Cde l'Union des Comores" and "Les &a4CTortues". &a1C

SC 65 20fr 20 Dec 65 Eretmochelys imbricata &a1C &a1C

SC 243 50fr 14 Apr 77 Geochelone gigantea &a1C &a1C

SC 829 200f 10 Aug 98 Dermochelys coriacea Sheet of twelve 200f values. Turtle on &a4Cone stamp only. &a1C Inscribed "La Vie Marine du Monde". &a1C

SC 829 k 200f 10 Aug 98 Dermochelys coriacea Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Comoro &a4CIslands 829. &a1C &a1C

SC 859 150fr 25 Jan 99 Three Species of Turtles Pane of eight se-tenant 150fr stamps &a4Cdepicting three species of chelonians. &a1C Date also reported as 23 June 99. &a1C

SC 859 d 150fr 25 Jan 99 Lepidochelys kempii Single stamp from Scott Comoro Is. 859. &a1C Date also reported as 23 Jan 99. &a1C

SC 859 g 150fr 25 Jan 99 Macroclemys temminckii Single stamp from Scott Comoro Is. 859. &a1C Identified on stamp as Chelydra &a4Cserpentina. &a1C

SC 859 h 150fr 25 Jan 99 Eretmochelys imbricata Single stamp from Scott Comoro Is. 859. &a1C &a1C

SC C 216 10fr 20 Apr 95 Caretta caretta Adult on beach facing right. &a1C light blue margin. &a1C

SC C 217 25fr 20 Apr 95 Caretta caretta Adult on beach facing right. &a1C Peach colored margin. &a1C

SC C 218 30fr 20 Apr 95 Caretta caretta Adult on beach facing right. &a1C Yellow-green margin. &a1C

SC C 219 50fr 20 Apr 95 Caretta caretta Adult on beach facing right. &a1C Lavender margin. &a1C

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CONGO DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

Various 1999? Unidentified Sea Turtle Sheet of six stamps, all depicting &a4Csharks. &a1C Turtle on one stamp only. &a1C

25000nz 1999? Unidentified Sea Turtle Shark in foreground, turtle in &a4Cbackground. &a1C Single stamp w/ turtle from sheet of &a4Csix. &a1C

150cf 2004 Nine Species of Turtles Sheet of four 150cf stamps w/ paintings &a4Cof nine different species of tortoises &a4Cand freshwater turtles. &a1C Sheet inscribed "Les Tortues" in large &a4Cletters in upper selvedge. See &a4Cindividual stamps for species depicted. &a1C

150cf 2004 Two Species of Tortoises (1) Geochelone pardalis in foreground, &a4Cfacing right (but identified on the &a4Cstamp as "Testudo partalis"). (2) &a4CGeochelone carbonaria in background, &a4Cfacing left (but identified on stamp as &a4C"Testudo oculifera"). &a1C Stamp from upper left ("a" position) of &a4Csheet of four. &a1C

150cf 2004 Three Freswater Species (1) Heosemys spinosa on left, facing up &a4C(but identified on stamp as "Geoemyda &a4Cspinosa"). (2) Kachuga tecta in upper &a4Cright, facing right (but identified on &a4Cthe stamp as "Kachuga tectum"). (3) &a4CMelanochelys trijuga in lower right, &a4Cfacing left (but identified on the stamp &a4Cas "Geoemyda trijuga"). &a1C In upper right (position "b") in sheet &a4Cof four. &a1C

150cf 2004 Three Freshwater Species (1) Malaclemys terrapin in upper left, &a4Cfacing right (identified correctly on &a4Cstamp). (2) Chrysemys picta in upper &a4Cright, facing right (identified &a4Ccorrectly on stamp). (3) Trachemys &a4Cscripta ornata at bottom (but identified &a4Cas "Pseudemys ornata" on stamp). &a1C From lower left ("c" position) of sheet &a4Cof four. &a1C

150cf 2004 Geochelone elephantopus Large painting of adult, filling entire &a4Cstamp. Legs and posterior of carapace &a4Cextend onto selvedge. &a1C From lower right ("d" position) of sheet &a4Cof four). &a1C

650fc 2011 Chelonia mydas S/S of three stamps w/ a marine mammal &a4Cand a lighthouse on each one. Turtle in &a4Cright lower margin of sheet. &a1C No turtles on stamps. In sheet margin &a4Conly. &a1C

250cf 2005 Four Species Mini sheet of four 250cf stamps w/ a &a4Cphoto of a turtle on each. Upper &a4Cselvedge of sheet inscribed "Turtles". &a1C See descriptions of individual stamps &a4Cfor species depicted. &a1C

250cf 2005 Chelonia mydas Adult emerging from surf, facing right, &a4Cw/ mouth open. &a1C "2005" in upper right corner. &a1C

250cf 2005 Terrapene carolina Front vew of male w/ bright red eye. &a1C "2005" in upper right corner. &a1C

250cf 2005 Trachemys scripta elegans Head and anterior portion of shell of &a4Cadult facing left. &a1C "2005" in upper right corner. &a1C

250cf 2005 Chrysemys picta? Close up photo of head, facing toward &a4Ccamera. &a1C "2005" in upper right corner. &a1C

300f 2012 Six Sea Turtle Species Horizontal Cinderella sheet w/ six &a4Cstamps, each depicting a different sea &a4Cturtle. &a1C Bottom margin of sheet inscribed &a4C"Tortues". &a1C

300f 2012 Chelonia mydas One individual swimming right. &a1C From horizontal sheet of six 300f sea &a4Cturtle stamps issued in 2012. &a1C

300f 2012 Dermochelys coriacea One individual swimming right. &a1C From horizontal sheet of six 300f sea &a4Cturtle stamps issued in 2012. &a1C

300f 2012 Lepidochelys kempii One individual swimming left. &a1C From horizontal sheet of six 300f sea &a4Cturtle stamps issued in 2012. &a1C

300f 2012 Caretta caretta Dorsal view of one individual swimming &a4Cdownward. &a1C From horizontal sheet of six 300f sea &a4Cturtle stamps issued in 2012. &a1C

300f 2012 Lepidochelys olivacea One individual swimming left w/ fore &a4Cflippers in upraised position. &a1C From horizontal sheet of six 300f sea &a4Cturtle stamps issued in 2012. &a1C

300f 2012 Natator depressus One individual swimming right. &a1C From horizontal sheet of six 300f sea &a4Cturtle stamps issued in 2012. &a1C

250f 2012 Unidentified Sea Turtles Cinderella sheet of eight 250f stamps, &a4Ceach w/ a photograph of a sea turtle. &a1C Upper margin of sheet inscribed &a4C"Tortues". Each stamp inscribed "2012". &a1C

250f 2012 Unidentified Sea Turtle One individual swimming right w/ head &a4Cturned toward viewer. &a1C From Cinderella sheet of eight issued in &a4C2012. &a1C

250f 2012 Unidentified Sea Turtle One individual swimming three-quarters &a4Cright. &a1C From Cinderella sheet of eight issued in &a4C2012. &a1C

250f 2012 Unidentified Sea Turtle One individual swimming right and &a4Cupward. &a1C From Cinderella sheet of eight issued in &a4C2012. &a1C

250f 2012 Unidentified Sea Turtle Two individuals; one in background &a4Cswimming right and one in foreground &a4Cfacing almost directly toward viewer. &a1C From Cinderella sheet of eight issued in &a4C2012. &a1C

250f 2012 Unidentified Sea Turtle One individual swimming right. Yellow &a4Cfish in background. &a1C From Cinderella sheet of eight issued in &a4C2012. &a1C

250f 2012 Unidentified Sea Turtle One individual swimming right and &a4Cslightly upward. &a1C From Cinderella sheet of eight issued in &a4C2012. &a1C

250f 2012 Unidentified Sea Turtle One individual swimming right and &a4Cslightly downward. &a1C From Cinderella sheet of eight issued in &a4C2012. &a1C

250f 2012 Unidentified Sea Turtle Semi-dorsal view of one individual &a4Cswimming right. &a1C From Cinderella sheet of eight issued in &a4C2012. &a1C

1.00cf 2001 Cartoon Turtles Sheet of nine 1.00cf stamps depicting &a4Cscenes from Alice in Wonderland. &a4CTurtles on stamps in "d" and "f" &a4Cpositions. &a1C Issued for Christmas 2001. This is a &a4CCinderella according to Michel &a4Cpublishers. &a1C

1.00cf 2001 Cartoon Turtle Single stamp in "d" position from &a4CChristmas sheet of nine, depicting &a4Cscenes from Alice in Wonderland. &a1C This is a Cinderella according to Michel &a4Cpublishers. &a1C

1.00cf 2001 Cartoon Turtle Single stamp in "f" position from &a4CChristmas sheet of nine, depicting &a4Cscenes from Alice in Wonderland. &a1C This is a Cinderella according to Michel &a4Cpublishers. &a1C

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CONGO, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

500f 2007 Two Species of Turtles Sheet of eight 500f stamps w/ a &a4Cdifferent reptile on each. Two stamps &a4Chave turtles. Selvedge of sheet &a4Crepresents a snake skin. &a1C Country name inscribed on each stamp is &a4C"Republique du Congo" This could &a4Crepresent the People's Republic of Congo &a4Cor the Congo Democratic Republic which &a4Care two different countries. Or, it may &a4Cbe a Cinderella that wasn't authorized &a4Cby either country. &a1C

500f 2007 Geochelone elephantopus Individual stamp w/ turtle from sheet of &a4Ceight. Tortoise facing 3/4 left. Stamp &a4Cinscribed "Chelonoides nigra" the new &a4Cgenus and species to which this tortoise &a4Chas been refered by some taxonomists. &a1C Country name inscribed on stamp is &a4C"Republique du Congo" This could &a4Crepresent the People's Republic of Congo &a4Cor the Congo Democratic Republic which &a4Care two different countries. Or, it may &a4Cbe a Cinderella that wasn't authorized &a4Cby either country. &a1C

500f 2007 Caretta caretta Individual stamp from sheet of eight. &a4CAdult on land facing right. May be a &a4Cdead, stuffed specimen. &a1C Country name inscribed on stamp is &a4C"Republique du Congo" This could &a4Crepresent the People's Republic of Congo &a4Cor the Congo Democratic Republic which &a4Care two different countries. Or, it may &a4Cbe a Cinderella that wasn't authorized &a4Cby either country. &a1C

400f 2012 Four Species S/S of four stamps, each depicting a &a4Cdifferent turtle. Bottom margin of &a4Csheet inscribed "Tortues". &a1C Species depicted are Trachemys scripta &a4Celegans, Glyptemys insculpta, Batagur &a4Ctrivittata and Graptemys &a4Cpseudogeographica. &a1C

400f 2012 Trachemys scripta elegans One individual facing three-quarters &a4Cright w/ head and neck bent to viewwer's &a4Cleft. &a1C From s/s of four 400f stamps issued in &a4C2012. &a1C

400f 2012 Glyptemys insculpta One individual facing left. &a1C From s/s of four 400f stamps issued in &a4C2012. &a1C

400f 2012 Batagur trivittata One individual facing left. &a1C From s/s of four 400f stamps issued in &a4C2012. &a1C

400f 2012 Grapt. pseudogeographica Semi-dorsal view of one individual &a4Cfacing down and right. &a1C From s/s of four 400f stamps issued in &a4C2012. Full full name of genus is &a4CGraptemys. &a1C

SC 655 30fr 01 Dec 82 Pelusios subniger Plastral view of adult on land. &a1C &a1C

SC 656 45fr 01 Dec 82 Trionyx triunguis Two adults on land, facing each other. &a1C &a1C

SC 657 55fr 01 Dec 82 Pelusios subniger One adult on land. &a1C &a1C

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COOK ISLANDS


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 686 30c 10 Sep 82 Unidentified Turtle Small turtle in Norman Rockwell &a4Cpainting: "Home From Camp". &a1C &a1C

SC 1199 85c 20 Nov 95 Chelonia mydas Swimming underwater. &a1C Issued for Year of the Sea Turtle. &a1C

SC 1200 $1.00 20 Nov 95 Eretmochelys imbricata Swimming underwater. &a1C Issued for Year of the Sea Turtle. &a1C

SC 1201 $1.75 20 Nov 95 Chelonia mydas Female nesting. &a1C Issued for Year of the Sea Turtle. &a1C

SC 1202 $2.25 20 Nov 95 Eretmochelys imbricata Hatchlings leaving nest in dune &a4Cvegetation. &a1C Issued for Year of the Sea turtle. &a1C

SC 1291 $3 10 Oct 07 Four Sea Turtle Species Block of four stamps w/ a different sea &a4Cturtle on each. &a1C Picture of Queen Elizabeth II in oval &a4Cnear left side of each stamp. &a1C

SC 1291 a $3 10 Oct 07 Eretmochelys imbricata Turtle swimming toward viewer and &a4Cslightly toward viewer's left. &a1C Picture of Queen Elizabeth II in oval &a4Cnear left side of stamp. &a1C

SC 1291 b $3 10 Oct 07 Dermochelys coriacea Turtle swimming right, underwater. &a1C Picture of Queen Elizabeth II in oval &a4Cnear left side of stamp. &a1C

SC 1291 c $3 10 Oct 07 Chelonia mydas Turtle swimming up and to left, &a4Cunderwater. &a1C Picture of Queen Elizabeth II in oval &a4Cnear left side of stamp. &a1C

SC 1291 d $3 10 Oct 07 Lepidochelys olivacea Turtle swimming left, underwater. &a1C Picture of Queen Elizabeth II in oval &a4Cnear left side of stamp. &a1C

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COSTA RICA


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

Various 17 Aug 10 Lepidochelys olivacea This is a CVP (Computer Vended Postage) &a4Cavailable in Post Offices in Costa Rica. &a4CIt consists of an upper half of shiny &a4Cmetallic gold w/ a picture of a turtle &a4Con a beach. The lower half of the stamp &a4Cis white and can be imprinted w/ &a4Cwhatever denomination the buyer wants, &a4Calong with the date that it was &a4Cpurchased. &a1C The date shown here (17 Aug 2010) is the &a4Cdate that the CVP's began to be &a4Cdistributed to post offices. The Costa &a4CRican government made no official &a4Cannouncement of the issue date (they &a4Cnever do for CVP's). The image of the &a4Cturtle is the same image that appeared &a4Con a Costa Rican postal card in 2006. &a1C

MN 4 1 col 03 May 78 Unidentified Sea Turtles Two turtles swimming underwater. Bottom &a4Cselvedge w/ tiny "CG" standing for Casa &a4CGrafica. Background color Rose Lilac. &a1C These stamps were used on safe conduct &a4Cand passport documents. They are &a4Cidentified as "Parks Type A" in the Mena &a4CCatalog. &a1C

MN 5 5 col 03 May 78 Unidentified Sea Turtles Two turtles swimming underwater. Bottom &a4Cselvedge w/ tiny "CG" standing for Casa &a4CGrafica. Background color Aqua Blue. &a1C These stamps were used on safe conduct &a4Cand passport documents. They are &a4Cidentified as "Parks Type A" in the Mena &a4CCatalog. &a1C

MN 6 1 col 03 Jun 87 Unidentified Sea Turtles Two turtles swimming underwater. Bottom &a4Cselvedge inscribed "Litografia Trejos - &a4CCosta Rica" in tiny print. Background &a4Ccolor Rose Lilac. &a1C These stamps were used on safe conduct &a4Cand passport documents. They are &a4Cidentified as "Parks Type A" in the Mena &a4CCatalog. &a1C

MN 7 5 cols 03 Jun 87 Unidentified Sea Turtles Two turtles swimming underwater. Bottom &a4Cselvedge inscribed "Litografica Trejos - &a4CCosta Rica" in tiny print. Background &a4Ccolor Aqua Blue. &a1C These stamps were used on safe conduct &a4Cand passport documents. They are &a4Cidentified as "Parks Type A" in the Mena &a4CCatalog. &a1C

MN 8 100 cols 24 Oct 78 Unidentified Sea Turtles Two turtles swimming underwater. Bottom &a4Cselvedge inscribed "De La Rue De &a4CColombia" in tiny print. Background &a4Ccolor green. &a1C These stamps were used on safe conduct &a4Cand passport documents. They are &a4Cidentified as "Parks Type A" in the Mena &a4CCatalog. &a1C

MN 10 250 cols 29 Oct 99 Unidentified Sea Turtles Two turtles swimming underwater. This is &a4CCosta Rica MN #6 w/ the original denom &a4Cobliterated w/ a silver rectangle and &a4Co/p'd "250 colones" in black. &a1C These stamps were used on safe conduct &a4Cand passport documents. They are &a4Cidentified as "Parks Type A" in the Mena &a4CCatalog. &a1C

MN 11 500 cols 29 Oct 99 Unidentified Sea Turtles Two turtles swimming underwater. This is &a4CCosta Rica MN #6 w/ the original denom &a4Cobliterated w/ a silver rectangle and &a4Co/p'd "500 colones" in black. &a1C These stamps were used on safe conduct &a4Cand passport documents. They are &a4Cidentified as "Parks Type A" in the Mena &a4CCatalog. &a1C

SC 397 5col 01 Feb 88 Chelonia mydas One individual swimming right. &a1C From strip of three different stamps &a4Cissued for the 17th General Conference &a4Cfor the Preservation of Natural &a4CResources. &a1C

SC 399 a 5col 01 Feb 88 Chelonia mydas Se-tenant strip of three stamps, one w/ &a4Ca turtle, one w/ a tree frog and one w/ &a4Ca butterfly. &a1C Issued for the 17th General Conference &a4Cfor the Preservation of Natural &a4CResources. &a1C

SC 521 Various 18 Dec 98 Three Species of Turtles Se-tenant strip of three freshwater &a4Cturtles. &a1C 50th Anniversary of UICN. Date from &a4CFDC. &a1C

SC 521 a 70col 1998 Rhinoclemmys pulcherrima Single stamp from strip of three. &a1C 50th Anniversary of UICN. &a1C

SC 521 b 60col 1998 Trachemys scripta Single stamp from strip of three. &a1C 50th Anniversary of UICN. &a1C

SC 521 c 70col 1998 Chelydra serpentina Single stamp from strip of three. &a1C 50th Anniversary of UICN. &a1C

SC 568 Various 03 Sep 03 Cartoon Turtle S/S of eleven stamps depicting scenes &a4Cfrom the story "Cocori". All stamps &a4Chave braille markings. &a1C One stamp is very large and has a denom &a4Cof 225 col. The other ten stamps are &a4Cnormal size and have denoms of 25 col. &a1C

SC 568 a 25 col 03 Sep 03 Cartoon Turtle Boy, turtle, monkey and bird. &a1C Stamp has braille markings. &a1C

SC 568 f 25 col 03 Sep 03 Cartoon Turtle Jaguar, turtle, armadillo, monkey, &a4Craccoon, bird, boy and father. &a1C Stamp has braille markings. &a1C

SC 568 g 25 Col 03 Sep 03 Cartoon Turtle Boy and monkey pushing turtle. &a1C Stamp has braille markings. &a1C

SC 568 h 25 col 03 Sep 03 Cartoon Turtle Monkey w/ open arms, turtle and boy. &a1C Stamp has braille markings. &a1C

SC 593 180c 25 Aug 06 Eretmochelys imbricata Sheetlet of ten different stamps w/ a &a4Cturtle, fish, porpoise or bird on each. &a4CSheet inscribed "Parques Nacionales &a4C2006" and "Isla del Coco Costa Rica" in &a4Cupper margin. Turtle on one stamp. &a1C Scientific name of each animal appears &a4Con each stamp and the Spanish common &a4Cname appears in the sheet margin next to &a4Ceach stamp. Turtle's species name &a4Cmisspelled as "imbricaas". &a1C

SC 593 d 180c 25 Aug 06 Eretmochelys imbricata Individual stamp w/ turtle from Scott &a4CCosta Rica #593. Depicts adult swimming &a4Caway from viewer, underwater. &a1C Species name of turtle is misspelled on &a4Cstamp as "imbricaas". &a1C

SC 626 65c 27 May 09 Cartoon Turtle Sheetlet of four 65c stamps illustrating &a4Cchildren's stories. One stamp depicts a &a4Cboy w/ a highly stylized cartoon turtle &a4Cin background. &a1C Sheet inscribed "Literatura Infantil" in &a4Cupper right margin. &a1C

SC 626 d 65c 27 May 09 Cartoon Turtle Individual stamp w/ turtle from Scott &a4CCosta Rica #626. &a1C Illustration for child's story "Paul's &a4CMusic" by Lara Rios. &a1C

SC RA 67 10c 25 Nov 75 Unidentified Tortoise Small tortoise in painting of children &a4Cby Francisco Amighetti. &a1C &a1C

SG 593 h 180c 25 Aug 06 Unidentified Sea Turtle Individual stamp w/ turtle from Scott &a4CCosta Rica #593. &a1C Main design feature is a shark but the &a4Cupper left corner shows the posterior &a4Chalf of a turtle. &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@CRO.html CROATIA (HRVATSKA) CROATIA (HRVATSKA)

CROATIA (HRVATSKA)


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 248 2.40Kn 29 Jun 95 Caretta caretta Turtle in selvedge of sheet as well as &a4Con stamp. &a1C &a1C

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@@@CUB.html CUBA CUBA

CUBA


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 792 3c 29 Jun 63 Highly Stylized Turtle Carved wooden throne from Taino &a4CCivilization. &a1C This throne does not look like a &a4Cchelonian but several reliable sources &a4Cindicate that it does represent a &a4Cturtle. &a1C

SC 1281 20c 05 Sep 67 Chelonia mydas &a1C &a1C

SC 2518 1c 15 Jun 82 Trachemys decussata &a1C &a1C

SC 2617 1c 15 Nov 83 Eretmochelys imbricata &a1C &a1C

SC 2618 2c 15 Nov 83 Lepidochelys kempii &a1C &a1C

SC 2619 5c 15 Nov 83 Trachemys decussata &a1C &a1C

SC 2620 20c 15 Nov 83 Caretta caretta &a1C &a1C

SC 2621 30c 15 Nov 83 Chelonia mydas &a1C &a1C

SC 2622 50c 15 Nov 83 Dermochelys coriacea &a1C &a1C

SC 2895 5c 12 Oct 86 Highly Stylized Turtle Carved wooden throne from the Taino &a4Ccivilization. Stamp inscribed "Dujo &a4CTaino", "Culturas Precolombinas", &a4C"Republica Dominicana" and "Historia &a4CLatinoamericana". &a1C This throne does not look like a &a4Cchelonian but several reliable sources &a4Cindicate that it does represent a &a4Cturtle. &a1C

SC 3601 1p 30 Sep 94 Chelonia mydas mydas Inscribed "Cayo Largo" and "Chelonia &a4Cmydas mydas". &a1C Denom. erroneously listed as 4p in &a4CLinn's. &a1C

SC 4110 10c 27 Sep 00 Eretmochelys imbricata From "Marine Life" set. &a1C Issued for World Tourism Day. &a1C

SC 4683 10c 31 Mar 07 Geochelone elephantopus Two Galapagos Tortoises. Tortoise in &a4Cforeground is facing right, tortoise in &a4Cbackground is facing left. &a1C Stamp inscribed "Testudo elephantopus", &a4Can old name for the species. From &a4C"Animals in National Zoo" set of six &a4Cstamps. &a1C

SC 4708 85c 08 May 07 Chelonia mydas Turtle in lower right corner. Aerial &a4Cview of Key Largo in background. &a4CInscribed "Los Cayos de Cuba" and &a4C"Turismo" along bottom of stamp. Turtle &a4Cerroneously identified on stamp as &a4CTortuga Carey. &a1C Turtle identified as Chelonia mydas by &a4CGeorge Balazs. &a1C

SC 4763 5c 15 Nov 07 Eretmochelys imbricata Large turtle in foreground swimming down &a4Cand right w/ foreflippers in raised &a4Cposition. Small turtle in background &a4Cswimming away from viewer. &a1C Inscribed "Fauna Cubana Protegida". &a1C

SC 4769 1.00p 15 Nov 07 Chelonia mydas S/S of one stamp depicting a Chelonia &a4Cmydas. Upper sheet margin inscribed &a4C"Fauna Cubana Protegida". &a1C Large sawfish (Pristis pectinata) in &a4Csheet margin. &a1C

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CYPRUS


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 804 15c 14 Sep 92 Mauremys caspica &a1C Issue date was obtained from the &a4Ccancellation on an FDC. &a1C

SC 934 30c 06 May 99 Unidentified Sea Turtles Two Turtles on beach. &a1C Inscribed "Europa 99". &a1C

SC 934 a Various 06 May 99 Unidentified Sea Turtles Booklet containing four Scott Cyprus 933 &a4Cand four Scott Cyprus 934. &a1C &a1C

SC 1158 0.34eu 05 Oct 11 Cartoon Tortoise Horizontal sheet of five self adhesive &a4Cstamps that can be folded into a simple &a4Cbooklet. The sheet depicts three scenes &a4Cfrom The Tortoise and The Hare fable. &a4CTortoise on three of the five stamps. &a1C Linn's Stamp News (24 Oct 2011, pages 31 &a4C& 49) erroneously reported four stamps &a4Con sheet. &a1C

SC 1158 b 0.34eu 05 Oct 11 Cartoon Tortoise Tortoise, standing erect, pointing w/ &a4Cright "hand". &a1C From Scott Cyprus 1158. &a1C

SC 1158 c 0.34eu 05 Oct 11 Cartoon Tortoise Hare sleeping against a tree in &a4Cforeground, tortoise passing hare in &a4Cbackground. &a1C From Scott Cyprus 1158. &a1C

SC 1158 e 0.34eu 05 Oct 11 Cartoon Tortoise Victorious tortoise crossing the finish &a4Cline w/ winner's ribbon on plastron. &a1C From Scott Cyprus 1158. &a1C

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@@@CZE.html CZECHOSLOVAKIA CZECHOSLOVAKIA

CZECHOSLOVAKIA


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 2668 a 03 Sep 87 Mock Turtle (Fiction) Mock Turtle in bottom margin of s/s &a4Ccontaining two Scott #2668's plus a &a4Clabel. &a1C No turtles on the stamps themselves. &a1C

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@@@DAG.html DAGESTAN (DAGHESTAN) DAGESTAN (DAGHESTAN)

DAGESTAN (DAGHESTAN)

Dagestan is an autonomous republic of Russia on the Caspian Sea.


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

Various Terrapene ornata Horiz. strip of three, each depicting a &a4Cdifferent species of large cat (mountain &a4Clions, cheetahs, jaguars). &a1C Turtle on stamp w/ mountain lions. &a1C

1000 Terrapene ornata Adult mountain lion and two kits that &a4Care playing w/ a turtle in foreground. &a1C Single stamp w/ turtle from strip of &a4Cthree. &a1C

CTC 55 950 08 Feb 97 Geochelone elegans Photograph of adult. From CTC Dagestan &a4C55-58. &a1C WWF symbol in lower left corner. &a1C

CTC 55 -58 Various 08 Feb 97 Four Species of Turtles Imperf. sheet of four stamps, each w/ a &a4Cdifferent species of turtle. &a1C WWF symbol in lower left corner. &a1C

CTC 56 1300 08 Feb 97 Kinixys erosa Photograph of adult. From CTC Dagestan &a4C55-58. &a1C WWF symbol in lower left corner. &a1C

CTC 57 2500 08 Feb 97 Terrapene carolina Photograph of adult. From CTC Dagestan &a4C55-58. &a1C WWF symbol in lower left corner. &a1C

CTC 58 3000 08 Feb 97 Heosemys grandis Photograph of adult. From CTC Dagestan &a4C55-58. &a1C WWF symbol in lower left corner. &a1C

CTC 190 -198 Various 01 Feb 98 Five Freshwater Turtles Perf. Cinderella sheet of nine stamps &a4Cforming an underwater and above-water &a4Cpanorama in a freshwater swamp. &a1C Painting depicts scores of mammals, &a4Cbirds, reptiles, and amphibians, and is &a4Cidentical to the painting on a &a4CCinderella from Somalia. &a1C

CTC 193 300 01 Feb 98 Unidentified Turtle Small freshwater turtle basking on &a4Cstump. &a1C Part of turtle is in selvedge of sheet. &a4CStamp is from CTC Dagestan 190-198. &a1C

CTC 194 500 01 Feb 98 Unidentified Turtle Small freshwater turtle, completely &a4Cunderwater. &a1C From CTC Dagestan 190-198. &a1C

CTC 195 750 01 Feb 98 Two Unidentif. Turtles Small turtle, partially out of water on &a4Clily pad, and large turtle floating, &a4Cpartially submerged, at surface. &a1C Large turtle looks very much like &a4CChelydra serpentina. Fron CTC Dagestan &a4C190-198. &a1C

CTC 196 800 01 Feb 98 Unidentified Turtle Large turtle, which looks very much like &a4Ca tortoise, but it is submerged, walking &a4Con the bottom. &a1C From CTC Dagestan 190-198. &a1C

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@@@DAH.html DAHLAK ISLANDS DAHLAK ISLANDS

DAHLAK ISLANDS

See End Note #1 for further information about DAHLAK ISLANDS stamps.


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

Various 1969 Chelonia mydas Sheet of six different stamps issued for &a4CThe Dahlak Quest Expedition. Turtle on &a4Cone stamp. &a1C Top margin inscribed "The Dahlak Quest &a4CExpedition 1969-1970". &a1C

15c 1969 Chelonia mydas Local Post stamp, available w/ 7 &a4Cdifferent cancellations. Could be &a4Cpostally used during 1969-70 only. &a1C Stamp inscribed "Expedition" and "Dahlak &a4CIslands". From sheet of six different &a4Cstamps. &a1C

Various 1969 Chelonia mydas Sheet of six different stamps, each &a4Cstamp o/p'd "Christmas 1969" in black. &a4CTurtle on one stamp. &a1C Top margin of sheet inscribed "The &a4CDahlak Quest Expedition 1969-1970". &a1C

15c 1969 Chelonia mydas Single stamp from sheet of six w/ &a4C"Christmas 1969" o/p in black. &a1C Issued for "The Dahlak Quest Expedition &a4C1969-1970". &a1C

Various 1970 Chelonia mydas Sheet of six different stamps w/ &a4C"Christmas 1969" o/p blocked out on each &a4Cstamp and further overprinted "1970 &a4CStarfish Investigation". &a1C Original inscription in top margin of &a4Csheet altered by blocking out "...Quest &a4CExpedition 1969...." and printing &a4Cbeneath the block "Starfish &a4CInvestigation". &a1C

15c 1970 Chelonia mydas Single stamp from sheet of six w/ &a4C"Starfish Expedition" o/p'd in black. &a1C &a1C

Various 1971 Chelonia mydas Sheet of six stamps from Dahlak Quest &a4CExpedition of 1969-1970 overprinted as &a4Cfollows: Dahlak Quest inscription in top &a4Cselvedge blocked out in dark blue and &a4Co/p'd below the block, in blue, "Alec &a4CGale Memorial Expedition 1971". &a1C "Christmas 1969" blocked out on each &a4Cstamp and stamp further o/p'd &a4C"Ophthalmic Investigation Team 1971" in &a4Cdark blue. &a1C

15c 1971 Chelonia mydas Single stamp w/ turtle from sheet of &a4Csix, o/p'd "Ophthalmic Investigation &a4Cteam 1971". &a1C &a1C

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@@@DAH2.html DAHOMEY DAHOMEY

DAHOMEY


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 297 10fr 28 Aug 72 Cartoon Turtle "The Tortoise and the Hare" - tortoise &a4Cat finish line laughing at hare. &a1C Inscribed "Jean de la Fontaine &a4C1621-1695". &a1C

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@@@DEN.html DENMARK DENMARK

DENMARK


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

4kr 16 Jan 02 Cartoon Turtle Booklet containing ten Scott Denmark &a4C#1218's. Noted by Scott but no separate &a4Cnumber assigned. &a1C From comic strip "Rasmus Klump" by &a4CVilhelm Hansen. &a1C

4kr 16 Jan 02 Cartoon Turtle Postal stationery. Set of four postal &a4Ccards w/ Scott Denmark #1218 (w/ turtle) &a4Cimprinted on each one. &a1C Fronts of cards show scenes from four &a4Cdifferent Danish comic strips. &a1C

4kr 16 Jan 02 Cartoon Turtle Postal stationery. Envelope w/ Scott &a4CDenmark #1218 (w/turtle) imprinted in &a4Cupper right corner. &a1C This envelope comes packaged w/ a note &a4Ccard showing cartoon animals on a raft, &a4Cincluding a turtle. &a1C

5 ore Cartoon Turtles Booklet containing five 5 ore stamps. &a4CFront and back covers plus inside of &a4Cfront cover, depict four dancing, &a4Ccartoon, silhouette turtles, in a row, &a4Cholding hands. Each turtle w/ a single &a4Cletter on plastron which together spell &a4Cout "TOMS". &a1C "SKILPADDER" inscribed beneath each row &a4Cof dancing turtles. &a1C

SC 1218 4kr 16 Jan 02 Cartoon Turtle Cartoon teddy bear, penguin, pelican, &a4Cturtle, and seal in boat. &a1C From comic strip "Rasmus Klump" by &a4CVilhelm Hansen. &a1C

SC 1218 a 4kr 16 Jan 02 Cartoon Turtle Block of eight Denmark Scott #1218 plus &a4Cone central label. &a1C Arranged in three rows of three w/ label &a4Cin central position. &a1C

SC 1221 a Various 16 Jan 02 Cartoon Turtle S/S containing four different stamps &a4Cdepicting Danish comics and cartoons. &a4COne is Scott Denmark #1218. &a1C Turtle on one stamp only. &a1C

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@@@DHU.html DHUFAR DHUFAR

DHUFAR

Dhufar is the westernmost province of the Sultantate of Oman.


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

2b 30 Jul 72 Clemmys guttata Minkus Dhufar D 27, o/p "United Nations &a4CDay 1973". &a1C No OFFICIAL stamp issuing entity called &a4CDhufar has ever existed. &a1C

Various 30 Jul 72 Clemmys guttata Sheet of 8 different stamps including &a4CMinkus Dhufar D 27. &a1C No OFFICIAL stamp issuing entity called &a4CDhufar has ever existed. &a1C

Various 30 Jul 72 Clemmys guttata Sheet of eight stamps including Minkus &a4CDhufar D 27. Each stamp is o/p in &a4Cblack, either "United Nations Day 1973" &a4Cor "United Nations 1973". &a1C No OFFICIAL stamp issuing entity called &a4CDhufar has ever existed. &a1C

50b 30 Jul 72 Geochelone elegans This is Dhufar Minkus D 32s/s o/p in &a4Cblack: "United Nations 1973". &a1C No OFFICIAL stamp issuing entity called &a4CDhufar has ever existed. &a1C

Various 2001 Clemmys guttata Sheet of eight stamps including Minkus &a4CDhufar D 27. Each stamp is o/p'd in &a4Cgreen w/ a Rotary Club emblem, a Scout &a4Cemblem, and "Conservation Year 2001". &a1C No OFFICIAL stamp issuing entity called &a4CDhufar has ever existed. &a1C

2b 2001 Clemmys guttata This is Dhufar Minkus D 27 o/p'd in &a4Cgreen w/ Rotary Club emblem, Scout &a4Cemblem and "Conservation Year 2001". &a1C No OFFICIAL stamp issuing entity called &a4CDhufar has ever existed. &a1C

Various 2001 Clemmys guttata Sheet of eight stamps including Minkus &a4CDhufar D 27. Each stamp is o/p'd in &a4Cblack w/ a Rotary Club emblem, a Scout &a4Cemblem, and "Conservation Year 2001". &a1C No OFFICIAL stamp issuing entity called &a4CDhufar has ever existed. &a1C

2b 2001 Clemmys guttata Minkus Dhufar D 27 o/p'd in black w/ &a4CRotary Club emblem, Scout emblem and &a4C"Conservation Year 2001". &a1C No OFFICIAL stamp issuing entity called &a4CDhufar has ever existed. &a1C

MK D 27 2b 30 Jul 72 Clemmys guttata Adult facing right. &a1C No OFFICIAL stamp issuing entity called &a4CDhufar has ever existed. &a1C

MK D 32 s/s 50b 30 Jul 72 Geochelone elegans This is a small s/s w/ one stamp. &a1C No OFFICIAL stamp issuing entity called &a4CDhufar has ever existed. &a1C

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@@@DJI.html DJIBOUTI DJIBOUTI

DJIBOUTI


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

160f 2005 Colossochelys atlas Cinderella sheet of four 160f stamps, &a4Ceach w/ a different animal, including &a4Cone Colossochelys atlas, an extinct &a4Cgiant tortoise that was twice the size &a4Cof a Galapagos tortoise. &a1C Lower selvedge of sheet inscribed "Coral &a4CCalcium". General Baden-Powell in upper &a4Cleft corner of sheet. &a1C

160f 2005 Colossochelys atlas Individual stamp w/ extinct giant &a4Ctortoise from "Coral Calcium" sheet of &a4Cfour stamps. &a1C Boy Scout logo in upper left corner of &a4Cstamp. &a1C

Various 2011 Six Species Sheetlet of six stamps, each depicting a &a4Cdifferent species of turtle. &a1C Upper margin of sheet inscribed &a4C"Animals". Lower margin of sheet &a4Cinscribed "Republique de Djibouti". &a1C

50f 2011 Lepidochelys olivacea One hatchling facing left. &a1C &a1C

100f 2011 Graptemys geographica One hatchling facing right on a green &a4Cleaf. &a1C &a1C

200f 2011 Terrapene carolina Semi-dorsal view of adult facing right. &a1C The subspecies depicted is triunguis. &a1C

300f 2011 Pseudemys rubriventris Large adult female facing three-quarters &a4Cleft w/ forelimbs retracted and head &a4Cpartially retracted. &a1C &a1C

400f 2011 Aldabrachelys gigantea Pair mating, facing left. &a1C &a1C

500f 2011 Chelonoidis nigra? One individual facing left. &a1C I.D. uncertain. Carapace shows &a4Cpyramiding typical of too much protein &a4Cin diet. &a1C

SC 467 70fr 14 Sep 77 Chelonia mydas Adult swimming left underwater. &a1C &a1C

SC 705 200fr 1992 Caretta caretta Adult swimming left underwater. &a1C Stamp inscribed "caret". &a1C

SC 760 60f 17 Jan 97 Unidentified Tortoise Single stamp from se-tenant strip of &a4Cthree. Shows tortoise and fox starting &a4Crace. &a1C Legend adapted from Aesop's "Tortoise &a4Cand Hare". &a1C

SC 761 60f 17 Jan 97 Unidentified Tortoise Single stamp from se-tenant strip of &a4Cthree. Shows tortoise on road. &a1C Legend adapted from Aesop's "Tortoise &a4Cand Hare". &a1C

SC 762 60f 17 Jan 97 Unidentified Tortoise Single stamp from se-tenant strip of &a4Cthree. Shows fox sleeping in shade &a4Cwhile tortoise goes ahead to win race. &a1C Legend adapted from Aesop's "Tortoise &a4Cand Hare". &a1C

SC 762 a 60f 17 Jan 97 Unidentified Tortoise Se-tenant strip of three stamps w/ &a4Cscenes from legend "The Tortoise and the &a4CFox". Drawing of tortoise in selvedge &a4Cof strip as well as on all three stamps. &a1C Legend adapted from Aesop's "Tortoise &a4Cand Hare". &a1C

SC 812 250f 14 May 00 Caretta caretta Small sheet w/ loggerhead turtles both &a4Con the stamp and on the selvedge. &a1C Sheet inscribed "Tortues Caouannes". &a1C

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@@@DOM.html DOMINICA DOMINICA

DOMINICA


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 253 48c 10 Mar 69 Stylized Sea Turtle Turtle w/ SCUBA diver. &a1C &a1C

SC 297 6c 06 Sep 70 Chelonia mydas &a1C &a1C

SC 300 a 6c 06 Sep 70 Chelonia mydas s/s containing Scott #297 plus 2 &a4Cstylized turtles in margin of sheet. &a1C &a1C

SC 834 2c 15 Apr 84 Cartoon Tortoise Tortoise and Hare from Fable. &a1C Easter Stamp. &a1C

SC 924 $5 11 Nov 85 Cartoon Turtles Cartoon turtles in margin of s/s. &a1C Christmas s/s. &a1C

SC 1146 10c 29 Dec 88 Dermochelys coriacea &a1C &a1C

SC 1479 65c 20 Jul 92 Eretmochelys imbricata Sheet of 15 different stamps which, &a4Ctogether, form an underwater scene on a &a4Ccoral reef. &a1C &a1C

SC 1479 c 65c 20 Jul 92 Eretmochelys imbricata &a1C This is the single stamp w/ the turtle &a4Cfrom Scott #1479. &a1C

SC 1548 25c 26 May 93 Dermochelys coriacea On beach, nesting. &a1C &a1C

SC 1549 55c 26 May 93 Eretmochelys imbricata Adult swimming underwater. &a1C &a1C

SC 1550 65c 26 May 93 Lepidochelys kempii Adult swimming underwater. &a1C &a1C

SC 1551 90c 26 May 93 Chelonia mydas Nesting on beach. &a1C Eggs visible in nest. &a1C

SC 1552 $1 26 May 93 Chelonia mydas Adult swimming underwater. &a1C &a1C

SC 1553 $2 26 May 93 Eretmochelys imbricata Ventral view of adult swimming &a4Cunderwater. &a1C &a1C

SC 1554 $4 26 May 93 Caretta caretta Adult swimming underwater. &a1C &a1C

SC 1555 $5 26 May 93 Dermochelys coriacea Adult swimming underwater. &a1C &a1C

SC 1556 $6 26 May 93 Chelonia mydas s/s w/ hatchling breaking through egg &a4Cshell. &a1C Many additional hatchlings in &a4Cbackground. &a1C

SC 1557 $6 26 May 93 Eretmochelys imbricata s/s w/ only the turtle's head on the &a4Cstamp itself. &a1C &a1C

SC 2085 $1.00 07 Sep 98 Eretmochelys imbricata Sheetlet of nine $1.00 se-tenant stamps &a4Cw/ turtle on one. &a1C Inscribed "International Year of the &a4COcean". &a1C

SC 2085 d $1.00 07 Sep 98 Eretmochelys imbricata Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott &a4CDominica 2085. &a1C &a1C

SC 2086 $1.00 07 Sep 98 Dermochelys coriacea Sheetlet of nine $1.00 se-tenant stamps &a4Cw/ turtle on one. &a1C Inscribed "International Year of the &a4COcean". &a1C

SC 2086 f $1.00 07 Sep 98 Dermochelys coriacea Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott &a4CDominica 2086. &a1C &a1C

SC 2103 25c 14 Sep 98 Dermochelys coriacea Scott Dominica #1548 o/p'd "Save the &a4CTurtles". &a1C On beach, nesting. &a1C

SC 2104 55c 14 Sep 98 Eretmochelys imbricata Scott Dominica #1549 o/p'd "Save the &a4CTurtles". &a1C Underwater, swimming. &a1C

SC 2105 90c 14 Sep 98 Chelonia mydas Scott Dominica #1551 o/p'd "Save the &a4CTurtles". &a1C Laying eggs. &a1C

SC 2106 $1.00 14 Sep 98 Chelonia mydas Scott Dominica #1552 o/p'd "Save the &a4CTurtles". &a1C Underwater, swimming. &a1C

SC 2107 $4.00 14 Sep 98 Caretta caretta Scott Dominica #1554 o/p'd "Save the &a4CTurtles". &a1C Underwater, swimmimg. &a1C

SC 2265 $6 18 Dec 00 Eretmochelys imbricata S/S of one stamp inscribed "Caribbean &a4CWonderland" and "Animals of the &a4CCaribbean and Central America". &a1C One of two $6 s/s's issued this date. &a4CSG lists date as 18 Jan 01. &a1C

SC 2266 $1.65 Feb 2001 Pokemon Character Turtle Sheetlet of six $1.65 denoms w/ Pokemon &a4Ccartoon of "Squirtle" on one. &a1C &a1C

SC 2266 e $1.65 Feb 2001 Pokemon Character Turtle Single stamp w/ "Squirtle" from Scott &a4CDominica #2266. &a1C Stamp inscribed "#07". &a1C

SC 2281 $5.00 27 Feb 01 Sea Turtle Hatchling S/S w/ 1 stamp. Inscribed "Diving in the &a4CCaribbean". Extensive text in right &a4Cmargin of sheet. &a1C Issued for Hong Kong 2001 World Stamp &a4CExhibition. &a1C

SC 2381 $1.50 29 Jul 02 Eretmochelys imbricata Sheet of six $1.50 denom stamps &a4Cdepicting whales. Turtle is in lower &a4Cright selvedge. &a1C No turtles on stamps. &a1C

SC 2618 $5 11 Apr 07 Unidentified Sea Turtle S/S of one stamp issued for the 2007 &a4CCricket World Cup. Large map of &a4CCaribbean Sea in center of sheet and &a4Cflags of sixteen Caribbean nations in &a4Cmargins. &a1C Sheet inscribed in red: "The Caribbean &a4Cwelcomes the Cricket World Cup 2007". &a4CSmall turtle on the Coat-of-Arms which &a4Cappears on the Cayman Is. flag. &a1C

SC 2692 90c 08 Sep 09 Eretmochelys imbricata Turtle swimming left w/ front flippers &a4Cin down position. &a1C Background shows green, grooved brain &a4Ccoral (Diploria labyrinthiformis). &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@DOM2.html DOMINICAN REPUBLIC DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 1161 3 pesos 15 Apr 94 Puerto Tortuguero Stamp is inscribed "150 Aniversario &a4CBatalla Naval Puerto Tortuguero". &a1C Figure on stamp is the Virgin of Amparo. &a1C

SC 1242 $5 RD 30 Dec 96 Four Sea Turtle Species Se-tenant block of four w/ a different &a4Csea turtle on each. &a1C Date also reported as 27 Dec 96. &a1C

SC 1242 a $5 RD 30 Dec 96 Dermochelys coriacea Single stamp from Scott Dominican &a4CRepublic 1242. &a1C Date also reported as 27 Dec 96. &a1C

SC 1242 b $5 RD 30 Dec 96 Caretta caretta Single stamp from Scott Dominican &a4CRepublic 1242. &a1C Date also reported as 27 Dec 96. &a1C

SC 1242 c $5 RD 30 Dec 96 Chelonia mydas Single stamp from Scott Dominican &a4CRepublic 1242. &a1C Date also reported as 27 Dec 96. &a1C

SC 1242 d $5 RD 30 Dec 96 Eretmochelys imbricata Single stamp from Scott Dominican &a4CRepublic 1242. &a1C Date also reported as 27 Dec 96. &a1C

SC 1446 $7 2007 Eretmochelys imbricata Large outline drawing of dorsal view of &a4Cturtle on plain background. Contains &a4Cinitials of Dr. Sophie Jakowska, &a4Cillustrator of children's books. &a1C Inscribed "Dra. Sophie Jakowska &a4C(1922-2005) Precursora de la Bio‚tica", &a4C"Eretmochelys imbricata" and "Tortuga &a4CCarey". &a1C

SC C 317 45c 30 Aug 80 Eretmochelys imbricata &a1C &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@EAS.html EASDALE ISLAND EASDALE ISLAND

EASDALE ISLAND


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

5 Pounds 11 Jan 91 Unidentified Tortoise This is a Scottish Local Post stamp, &a4Chot-embossed on 23K gold foil. &a1C The date of issue was obtained from an &a4CFDC. &a1C

5 Pounds 11 Jan 91 Unidentified Tortoise s/s containing the Easdale Island gold &a4Cfoil stamp. &a1C &a1C

5 Pounds Unidentified Tortoise This is a Scottish Local Post stamp &a4Cembossed on silver foil. &a1C &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@ETIM.html EAST TIMOR (PARA TIMOR) EAST TIMOR (PARA TIMOR)

EAST TIMOR (PARA TIMOR)

A region on the island of Timor in S.E. Asia. Under U.N. administration pending complete independence.


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

Various 25 Dec 00 Six Species of Tortoises Block of six stamps w/ a different &a4Ctortoise on each. &a1C A Cinderella item. Date is from CTO &a4Ccancel. &a1C

250 25 Dec 00 Malacochersus tornieri From "a" position in block of six. &a1C A Cinderella stamp. Date is from CTO &a4Ccancel. &a1C

500 25 Dec 00 Testudo graeca From "b" position in block of six. &a4CImage is identical to image on 3000 &a4Cdenom. stamp that appears on the s/s. &a1C A Cinderella stamp. Date is from CTO &a4Ccancel. &a1C

1000 25 Dec 00 Chersina angulata From "c" position in block of six. &a1C A Cinderella stamp. Date is from CTO &a4Ccancel. &a1C

1500 25 Dec 00 Kinixys erosa From "d" position in block of six. &a1C A Cinderella stamp. Date is from CTO &a4Ccancel. &a1C

2000 25 Dec 00 Geochelone pardalis From "e" position in block of six. &a1C A Cinderella stamp. Date is from CTO &a4Ccancel. &a1C

2500 25 Dec 00 Gopherus polyphemus From "f" position in block of six. &a1C A Cinderella stamp. Date is from CTO &a4Ccancel. &a1C

3000 25 Dec 00 See Description S/S w/ an unidentified giant tortoise in &a4Cthe selvedge and Testudo graeca on the &a4Cstamp. The image on the stamp is &a4Cidentical to that on the 500 denom. &a4Cstamp on the block of six. Only the &a4Cdenom. varies. &a1C A Cinderella item. It is unusual in &a4Cthat the entire selvedge is perforated, &a4Cright to the edge of the paper. Date is &a4Cfrom CTO cancel. &a1C

Various 28 Nov 10 Chelodina timorensis Pane of six se-tenant stamps depicting &a4Cvarious amphibians and reptiles. &a1C Inscribed " 2010 - International Year of &a4CBiodiversity". &a1C

50c 28 Nov 10 Chelodina timorensis Individual stamp w/ turtle from sheet of &a4Csix issued this date. &a1C Anterior half of turtle, facing left. &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@ECU.html ECUADOR ECUADOR

ECUADOR


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

1.97usd 2009? Geochelone elephantopus Postal stationery (postal card) w/ &a4Ctortoise on imprinted stamp. &a1C Tortoise facing right w/ trees in &a4Cbackground. &a1C

50 2009 Geochelone elephantopus Portrait of Charles Darwin in upper half &a4Cof stamp. Four rectangular pictures &a4Cacross lower half of stamp, one of which &a4Cdepicts a tortoise (Lonesome George). &a1C Additional tortoise in the middle of the &a4Cnumeral "0" in the number "50". &a1C

$5 2007? Chelonia mydas Two turtles swimming to right &a4Cunderwater; one in foreground and one in &a4Cbackground. &a1C From set of ten marine creatures. &a1C

Various 13 Jan 12 Two species Booklet of eight stamps depicting fauna &a4Cof the Galapagos Islands. Sea turtle on &a4Cone, giant tortoise on one. &a1C &a1C

75c 13 Jan 12 Geochelone nigra Individual stamp w/ tortoise from &a4Cbooklet of eight issued this date. &a1C &a1C

$1.00 13 Jan 12 Unidentified Sea Turtle Individual stamp w/ sea turtle from &a4Cbooklet of eight issued this date. &a1C &a1C

SC 342 10c 1936 Geochelone elephantopus &a1C &a1C

SC 874 70c 16 Aug 73 Geochelone elephantopus &a1C &a1C

SC 1119 50s 12 Feb 86 Geochelone elephantopus Turtle is incorrectly identified by &a4CScott as a sea turtle. &a1C &a1C

SC 1281 100s 10 Apr 92 Geochelone elephantopus &a1C &a1C

SC 1344 600s 19 Jul 94 Geochelone elephantopus Tiny tortoise in upper right quadrant of &a4Csmall logo for "Ecuador Antarctica &a4CProgram". Tortoise is directly opposite &a4Cpenguin in logo. Inscribed "Presence of &a4CEcuador in Antarctic". &a1C Magnification needed to see tortoise &a4Cdistinctly. &a1C

SC 1345 900s 19 Jul 94 Geochelone elephantopus Tiny tortoise in upper right quadrant of &a4Csmall logo for "Ecuador Antarctica &a4CProgram". Tortoise is directly opposite &a4Cpenguin in logo. Inscribed "Presence of &a4CEcuador in Antarctic". &a1C Magnification needed to see tortoise &a4Cdistinctly. &a1C

SC 1491 7000s 03 Sep 99 G. elephantopus abingdoni Se-tenant strip of ten 7,000s stamps w/ &a4Cturtle on one. &a1C Honors Charles Darwin Foundation. &a1C

SC 1491 j 7000s 03 Sep 99 G. elephantopus abingdoni Single stamp w/ tortoise from Scott &a4CEcuador #1491. Head-on photo of adult &a4Cw/ head lowered. &a1C Honors Charles Darwin Foundation. &a1C

SC 1492 15000s 03 Sep 99 G. elephantopus porteri Se-tenant strip of ten 15,000s stamps w/ &a4Cturtle on one. &a1C Honors Charles Darwin Foundation. &a1C

SC 1492 f 15000s 03 Sep 99 G. elephantopus porteri Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott &a4CEcuador #1492. Head-on photo of adult. &a1C Honors Charles Darwin Foundation. &a1C

SC 1671 $1.05 09 May 03 Chelonia mydas agassizi Horizontal pair w/ turtle on one. &a4CInscribed "Reserva Marina de Galapagos". &a1C &a1C

SC 1671 b $1.05 09 May 03 Chelonia mydas agassizi Adult swimming up and right. Inscribed &a4C"Reserva Marina de Galapagos". &a1C Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott &a4CEcuador #1671. &a1C

SC 1719 $1.05 23 Dec 04 Small Stylized Turtle Many birds, animals, trees, etc. in &a4Ccircular design in middle of stamp. &a4CSmall turtle at bottom of circle. &a1C Stamp inscribed "Proteccion del Medio &a4CAmbiente" and "America '04". &a1C

SC 1720 0.40c 18 Feb 05 Chelonoids abingdonii Photo of tortoise as main design feature &a4Cplus small stylized tortoise and &a4Chammerhead shark in logo in lower right &a4Ccorner. &a1C Wording under logo as follows: "Parque &a4CNacional Galapagos Ecuador". &a1C

SC 1721 .90c 18 Feb 05 Stylized Tortoise Marine Iguana is main design feature. &a4CSmall stylized tortoise and hammerhead &a4Cshark on logo in upper left corner. &a1C Wording under logo as follows: "Parque &a4CNacional Galapagos Ecuador". &a1C

SC 1722 $2.15 18 Feb 05 Stylized Tortoise Sula granti (Nacza Booby) is main design &a4Cfeature. Small stylized tortoise and &a4Chammerhead shark on logo in upper right &a4Ccorner. &a1C Wording under logo as follows: "Parque &a4CNacional Galapagos Ecuador". &a1C

SC 1723 $3.00 18 Feb 05 Stylized Tortoise Frigate bird is main design feature. &a4CSmall stylized tortoise and hammerhead &a4Cshark on logo in upper right corner. &a1C Wording under logo as follows: "Parque &a4CNacional Galapagos Ecuador". &a1C

SC 1724 $2.00 18 Feb 05 Stylized Tortoise S/S w/ Swallow-tailed gulls as main &a4Cdesign feature. One gull w/ wings &a4Coutstretched. Small stylized tortoise &a4Cand hammerhead shark in logo in upper &a4Cleft corner. &a1C Wording under logo as follows: "Parque &a4CNacional Galapagos Ecuador". &a1C

SC 1750 40c 26 Sep 05 Chelonia mydas Block of four containing one Scott &a4CEcuador #1750d which depicts the turtle. &a1C Scott lists date as 26 Sept 05 but an &a4CFDC exists dated 26 Dec 05. &a1C

SC 1750 d 0.40 26 Sep 05 Chelonia mydas Photo of SCUBA diver and turtle &a4Cunderwater. Inscribed "Galapagos", &a4C"Tortuga Marina" and "Los Cuarto &a4CMundos". Individual stamp from Scott &a4CEcuador #1750. &a1C Scott lists date as 26 Sept 05 but an &a4CFDC exists dated 26 Dec 05. &a1C

SC 1842 30c 01 Nov 06 Geochelone elephantopus Horizontal strip of five 30c stamps w/ a &a4Cturtle on one. &a1C Stamp w/ turtle is Scott Ecuador #1842a &a4Cwhich Scott incorrectly identifies as a &a4Csea turtle. &a1C

SC 1842 a 30c 01 Nov 06 Geochelone elephantopus Adult facing left w/ head turned to face &a4Cviewer. &a1C Inscribed "Islas Galapagos", "Galapago" &a4Cand "IMP.IGM -2006". Scott incorrectly &a4Cidentifies the turtle as a sea turtle. &a1C

SC 1913 0.40c 30 Nov 07 Chelonia mydas Turtle swimming to right underwater is &a4Cmain design element. &a1C Inscribed "Galapagos" in large letters &a4Cin lower right corner. &a1C

SC 1924 1.20usd 18 Mar 08 Geochelone elephantopus Tortoise in lower left corner of stamp. &a4CThree windmill type electric generators &a4Cin background. Small map of Galapagos &a4CIslands in upper right corner. Inscribed &a4C"Galapagos" in large letters in lower &a4Cright corner. &a1C Inscribed "Proyecto Ealico San &a4CCristobal" in small letters in bottom &a4Cselvedge. &a1C

SC 1934 32c 28 Jul 08 Cartoon-Like Turtle Fiftieth Anniversary of the Higher &a4CPolytechnic Institute of the Coast. &a4CSchool's emblem is circular, w/ a turtle &a4Cin the center and it appears twice on &a4Cthe stamp. &a1C Stamp inscribed "50 Anos Escuela &a4CSuperior Politecnica del Litoral". &a1C

SC 1974 0.25c 18 Aug 09 Geochelone elephantopus Se-tenant pair of 25c stamps w/ tortoise &a4Con left stamp and giant panda and cub on &a4Cright stamp. &a1C Issued for 100 years of diplomatic &a4Crelations between Ecuador and China. &a1C

SC 1974 a 0.25c 18 Aug 09 Geochelone elephantopus Individual stamp w/ tortoise from Scott &a4CEcuador #1974. &a1C Issued for 100 years of diplomatic &a4Crelations between Ecuador and China. &a1C

SC 1981 $5 30 Nov 09 Geochelone nigra Depicts Charles Darwin, a map of the &a4CGalapagos Islands, a volcano, a bird, a &a4Ccactus and a tortoise. A small &a4Cadditional tortoise in the numeral "0" &a4Cof the number "50". &a1C Issued for the 200th birth anniversary &a4Cof Charles Darwin and the 50th &a4Canniversary of Galapagos National Park. &a4CThe tortoise depicted is "Lonesome &a4CGeorge" the last living Geochelone nigra &a4Cabingdoni. &a1C

SC 1982 $1 & $2 30 Nov 09 Geochelone nigra Pane of eight $1 stamps and one $2 stamp &a4Cshowing various flora and fauna. The &a4Ceight $1 stamps are arranged on a &a4Cpattern of blue human arms arranged in a &a4C"starburst" pattern with the hands &a4Cinterlocking at the center of the sheet. &a1C Issued for the 200th birth anniversary &a4Cof Charles Darwin and the 50th &a4Canniversary of Galapagos National Park. &a4CTurtle on circular $2 stamp at center of &a4Csheet is "Lonesome George" the last &a4Cliving Geochelone nigra abingdoni. &a1C

SC 1982 i $2 30 Nov 09 Geochelone nigra Individual circular stamp w/ turtle from &a4CScott Ecuador #1982. &a1C The turtle depicted is "Lonesome George" &a4Cthe last living Geochelone nigra &a4Cabingdoni. &a1C

SC 2021 Various 18 Mar 11 Two Species Booklet pane of eight stamps plus two &a4Clabels. Turtles on two of the stamps. &a1C Each stamp inscribed "Galapagos" near &a4Cbottom margin. &a1C

SC 2021 f 75c 18 Mar 11 Geochelone nigra Anterior half of one individual facing &a4Cleft. &a1C Stamp inscribed "Galapagos" near bottom &a4Cmargin. &a1C

SC 2021 g $1.00 18 Mar 11 Chelonia mydas agassisi One individual swimming right &a4Cunderwater. &a1C Stamp inscribed "Galapagos" near bottom &a4Cmargin. &a1C

SC 2031 Various 20 Sep 11 Kinosternon scorpioides Booklet pane of eight stamps w/ turtle &a4Con one. Each stamp depicts a reptile &a4Cor an amphibian and is inscribed &a4C"Yasuni-itt" near bottom margin. &a1C Turtle is misidentified on stamp as &a4CChelonoides denticuata. The subspecies &a4Cdepicted is Kinosternon scorpioides &a4Cscorpioides. &a1C

SC 2031 a 0.25usd 20 Sep 11 Kinosternon scorpioides Individual stamp w/ turtle from Scott &a4CEcuador #2031. Turtle facing right w/ &a4Ca jet black background. Stamp inscribed &a4C"Yasuni-itt" near bottom margin. &a1C Turtle is misidentified on stamp as &a4CChelonoides denticuata. The subspecies &a4Cdepicted is Kinosternon scorpioides &a4Cscorpioides. &a1C

SC C 391 4.20s 31 Oct 61 Geochelone elephantopus This is Scott Ecuador LC3 o/p in red: &a4C"Estacion de Biologia Maritima de &a4CGalapagos" and "UNESCO 1961". &a1C &a1C

SC C 719 50s 12 Feb 81 Geochelone elephantopus &a1C The writing across the bottom of the &a4Cstamp is normally yellow but a variation &a4Cexists where the same writing is printed &a4Cin bright red. &a1C

SC O 192 10c 1936 Geochelone elephantopus This is Scott Ecuador #342 o/p in black &a4Cw/ a vertical: "OFFICIAL". &a1C &a1C

SC LC 3 4.20s 19 Jul 57 Geochelone elephantopus &a1C Listed under "Galapagos Islands" at the &a4Cend of "Ecuador" in the Scott Catalog. &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@EGY.html EGYPT EGYPT

EGYPT


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 1439 50p 15 Jun 91 Unidentified Tortoise Many animals w/ prominent tortoise in &a4Cforeground. &a1C 100th Anniv. of Giza Zoo. &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@ELS.html EL SALVADOR EL SALVADOR

EL SALVADOR


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

See SALVADOR &a1C &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@ELI.html ELISTA ELISTA

ELISTA

Elista is a city in Russia at 46.16N, 44.14E.


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

1.00r Stylized Sea Turtle Cinderella o/p'd on Scott Russia #6061. &a4CO/P is all in black. &a1C Each new stamp created w/ the o/p covers &a4Ctwo of the old Russian stamps. &a1C

3.00r Stylized Sea Turtle Cinderella o/p'd on Scott Russia #6063. &a4CO/P is all in black. &a1C Each new stamp created w/ the o/p covers &a4Ctwo of the old Russian stamps. &a1C

5.00r Stylized Sea Turtle Cinderella o/p'd on Scott Russia #6064. &a1C Each new stamp created w/ the o/p covers &a4Ctwo of the old Russian stamps. &a1C

10.00r Stylized Sea Turtle Cinderella o/p'd on Scott Russia #6066A. &a4CO/P is all in black. &a1C Each new stamp created w/ the o/p covers &a4Ctwo of the old Russian stamps. &a1C

25.00r Stylized Sea Turtle Cinderella o/p'd on Scott Russia #6067A. &a4CO/P is all in black. &a1C Each new stamp created w/ the o/p covers &a4Ctwo of the old Russian stamps. &a1C

50.00r Stylized Sea Turtle Cinderella o/p'd on Scott Russia #6068. &a4CO/P is all in black. &a1C Each new stamp created w/ the o/p covers &a4Ctwo of the old Russian stamps. &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@EQU.html EQUATORIAL GUINEA EQUATORIAL GUINEA

EQUATORIAL GUINEA


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

$3.00 2001? Chelonia mydas Strip of four (lizard, snake, turtle, &a4Csnail). &a1C Indigenous Fauna issue. &a1C

$3.00 2001? Chelonia mydas Single stamp w/ turtle from strip of &a4Cfour. &a1C &a1C

Various 2010? Twelve Different Species Sheet of twelve stamps w/ a photograph &a4Cof a different turtle on each. Two &a4Csimilar sheets exist. This one has two &a4CGeochelone radiata on stamp in upper &a4Cleft corner. &a1C No marginal inscriptions or markings on &a4Csheet. &a1C

3.0$ 2010? Geochelone radiata Semi-dorsal view of two individuals, &a4Cfacing camera. &a1C From sheet of twelve. &a1C

2.5$ 2010? Geochelone elegans One individual, facing right. &a1C From sheet of twelve. &a1C

1.25$ 2010? Chelydra serpentina One individual on land, facing camera. &a1C From sheet of twelve. &a1C

0.75$ 2010? Chelonia mydas One individual swimming left, &a4Cunderwater. &a1C From sheet of twelve. &a1C

3.0$ 2010? Megalochelys gigantea Two individuals on land, facing right. &a1C From sheet of twelve. &a1C

2.5$ 2010? Geochelone pardalis One individual facing left. &a1C From sheet of twelve. &a1C

1.25$ 2010? Macroclemys temminckii One individual on land, facing left. &a1C From sheet of twelve. &a1C

0.75$ 2010? Pseudemys scripta One adult on log, facing right. &a1C From sheet of twelve. &a1C

3.0$ 2010? Eretmochelys imbricata One individual swimming three-quarters &a4Cleft. &a1C From sheet of twelve. &a1C

2.5$ 2010? Geochelone sulcata Semi-dorsal view of one individual &a4Cfacing camera. &a1C From sheet of twelve. &a1C

1.25$ 2010? Chelonoidis elephantopus One individual facing three-quarters &a4Cright. &a1C From sheet of twelve. &a1C

0.75$ 2010? Geochelone carbonaria One individual facing three-quarters &a4Cleft. Very pale in color for G. &a4Ccarbonaria. &a1C From sheet of twelve. &a1C

Various 2010? Twelve Different Species Sheet of twelve stamps w/ a photograph &a4Cof a different turtle on each. Two &a4Csimilar sheets exist. This one has a &a4CGeochelone sulcata on stamp in upper &a4Cleft corner. &a1C &a1C

3.0$ 2010? Geochelone sulcata One individual facing left. &a1C From sheet of twelve. &a1C

2.5$ 2010? Pyxis arachnoides One individual facing three-quarters &a4Cright. &a1C From sheet of twelve. &a1C

1.25$ 2010? Malacochersus tornieri Two individuals facing right, one &a4Cmounting the other. &a1C From sheet of twelve. &a1C

0.75$ 2010? Elusor macrurus Close-up of head, facing camera. Tuft &a4Cof green filamentous algae on top of &a4Chead. &a1C From sheet of twelve. &a1C

3.0$ 2010? Platysternon megacephalum One individual on land, facing right. &a1C From sheet of twelve. &a1C

2.5$ 2010? Chelonoides carbonaria One individual facing right w/ neck &a4Cfully extended. &a1C From sheet of twelve. &a1C

1.25$ 2010? Manouria emys Two individuals facing right, one &a4Cmounting the other. &a1C From sheet of twelve. &a1C

0.75$ 2010? Gopherus agassizzi One individual facing right w/ head &a4Cturned toward the camera. &a1C From sheet of twelve. &a1C

3.0$ 2010? Caretta caretta One individual at water's surface being &a4Csupported by a man, apparently standing &a4Cin shallow water. &a1C From sheet of twelve. &a1C

2.5$ 2010? Indotestudo elongata Anterior third of one individual facing &a4Cright. &a1C From sheet of twelve. &a1C

1.25$ 2010? Asterochelys radiata Two individuals facing three-quarters &a4Cright, one mounting the other. &a1C From sheet of twelve. &a1C

0.75$ 2010? Homopus signatus One individual, facing right. Two large, &a4Cyellow flowers in background. &a1C From sheet of twelve. &a1C

1.5$ 2010? Unidentified Tortoise A small sheetlet w/ one stamp depicting &a4Ca two-headed tortoise facing &a4Cthree-quarters left. &a1C Two small cartoon tortoises on either &a4Cside of stamp, in sheet margin. &a1C

3$ Geochelone chilensis S/S of one stamp depicting a semi-dorsal &a4Cview of turtle facing left. Same &a4Cphotograph faintly appears in selvedge, &a4Caround stamp. WWF symbol in lower left &a4Ccorner of sheet. &a1C Scientific name of tortoise inscribed on &a4Cstamp in red. &a1C

3$ Clemmys insculpta S/S of one stamp depicting a semi-dorsal &a4Cview of an immature turtle facing right. &a4CSame photograph faintly appears in &a4Cselvedge, around stamp. WWF symbol in &a4Clower left corner of sheet. &a1C Both stamp and sheet selvedge inscribed &a4C"Glyptemus insculpta" in red. Glyptemys &a4Cis a very old synonym for Clemmys. It is &a4Cno longer the correct name for this &a4Cturtle and in addiion, it is misspelled &a4Con the stamp and the selvedge of the &a4Csheet. &a1C

3$ Cuora amboinensis S/S of one stamp depicting a turtle &a4Cfacing right w/ head raised. Same &a4Cphotograph faintly appears in selvedge, &a4Caround stamp. WWF symbol in lower left &a4Ccorner of sheet. &a1C Scientific name of turtle inscribed on &a4Cstamp in red. &a1C

5$ Clemmys muhlenbergii S/S of one stamp depicting a turtle &a4Cfacing left. Same photograph faintly &a4Cappears in selvedge, around stamp. WWF &a4Csymbol in lower left corner of sheet. &a1C Scientific name of turtle inscribed on &a4Cstamp in yellow. &a1C

3$ Graptemys versa S/S of one stamp depicting a semi-dorsal &a4Cview of turtle facing right. Same &a4Cphotograph faintly appears in selvedge, &a4Caround stamp. WWF symbol in lower left &a4Ccorner of sheet. &a1C Scientific name of turtle inscribed on &a4Cstamp in red. &a1C

Various Unknown Three Species Large sheet of ten stamps plus two &a4Clabels w/ a turtle on each one. There &a4Care three different designs on the &a4Cstamps. Two of them are repeated four &a4Ctimes and the third one is repeated &a4Ctwice on te sheet. Chelonia mydas on &a4Cthe two laels. &a1C A tab is attached to each of the stamps &a4Cand each tab depicts the flag and the &a4Ccoat-of-arms of Equatorial Guinea. &a4CThese stamps are probably Cinderellas. &a1C

$3.0 Unknown Aldabrachelys gigantea Two tortoises mating. &a1C From sheet of ten that has flags and &a4Ccoats-of-arms on attached tabs. &a1C

$2.5 Unknown Manouria impressa One individual facing right w/ body &a4Craised well off of the ground. &a1C From sheet of ten that has flags and &a4Ccoats-of-arms on attached tabs. &a1C

$0.75 Unknown Chelonia mydas One individual swimming left underwater. &a1C From sheet of ten that has flags and &a4Ccoats-of-arms on attached tabs. &a1C

Various Unidentified Softshell Block of four stamps with a single image &a4Cof a coin covering all four stamps so &a4Cthat one-fourth of the coin is on each &a4Cstamp. Turtle is primary design feature &a4Con the coin. &a1C Coin is a one-ruble Russian coin issued &a4Cin 2003. &a1C

25ek Unidentified Softshell Stamp from upper left position of block &a4Cof four with one fourth of Russian coin &a4Cdepicting turtle. &a1C Shows left hind leg of turtle and part &a4Cof carapace. &a1C

50ek Unidentified Softshell Stamp from upper right position of block &a4Cof four with one fourth of Russian coin &a4Cdepicting turtle. &a1C Shows left front leg, head and part of &a4Ccarapace of turtle. &a1C

60ek Unidentified Softshell Stamp from lower left position of block &a4Cof four with one fourth of Russian coin &a4Cdepicting turtle. &a1C Shows tail and part of carapace of &a4Cturtle. Also shows small WWF panda &a4Clogo. &a1C

75ek Unidentified Softshell Stamp from lower right position of block &a4Cof four with one fourth of Russian coin &a4Cdepicting turtle. &a1C Shows right front leg of turtle plus &a4Cpart of neck and part of carapace. &a1C

Various Eight Different Species Large sheet of twenty-four different &a4Cstamps, all w/ photos of tortoises or &a4Cfreshwater turtles. Twenty small &a4Cpictures of turtles appear in the left &a4Cand right margins of sheet. &a1C Upper and lower margins of sheet &a4Cinscribed w/ the scientific names of the &a4Cturtles on the stamps. &a1C

3$ Chelodina longicollis S/S of one stamp depicting a ventral &a4Cview of the turtle in water. Same &a4Cphotograph faintly appears in selvedge, &a4Caround stamp. WWF symbol in lower left &a4Ccorner of sheet. &a1C Scientific name of turtle inscribed on &a4Cstamp in blue. &a1C

3$ Geochelone sulcata S/S of one stamp depicting a semi-dorsal &a4Cview of a young tortoise. Same &a4Cphotograph faintly appears in selvedge, &a4Caround stamp. WWF symbol in lower left &a4Ccorner of sheet. &a1C Scientific name of turtle inscribed on &a4Cstamp in red. Scientific name appears &a4Cin upper selvedge of sheet but species &a4Cname is misspelled "suicata". &a1C

5$ Testudo graeca S/S of one stamp depicting a semi-dorsal &a4Cview of turtle facing left. Same &a4Cphotograph faintly appears in selvedge, &a4Caround stamp. WWF symbol in lower left &a4Ccorner of sheet. &a1C Scientific name of turtle inscribed on &a4Cstamp in red. &a1C

5$ Testudo graeca S/S of one stamp depicting a semi-dorsal &a4Cview of tortoise facing right. Same &a4Cphotograph faintly appears in selvedge, &a4Caround stamp. WWF symbol in lower left &a4Ccorner of sheet. &a1C Scientific name of tortoise inscribed on &a4Cstamp in red. &a1C

5$ Testudo graeca S/S of one stamp depicting turtle facing &a4Cleft w/ head extended. Same photograph &a4Cfaintly appears in selvedge, around &a4Cstamp. WWF symbol in lower left corner &a4Cof sheet. &a1C Scientific name of turtle inscribed on &a4Cstamp in red. &a1C

5$ Cuora trifasciata? S/S of one stamp depicting an adult &a4Cfacing left and up. Same photograph &a4Cfaintly appears in selvedge, around &a4Cstamp. WWF symbol in lower left corner &a4Cof sheet. &a1C Scientific name of turtle inscribed on &a4Cstamp in red. Turtle is actually Cuora &a4Cgalbinifrons, not trifasciata as &a4Cindicated on stamp and sheet. &a1C

5$ Cuora trifasciata? S/S of one individual facing right. &a4CSame photograph faintly appears in &a4Cselvedge, around stamp. WWF symbol in &a4Clower left corner of sheet. &a1C Scientific name of turtle inscribed on &a4Cstamp in red. This turtle is probably &a4Cmis-identified on the stamp and sheet. &a4CActual identity of pictured turtle is &a4Cunknown. &a1C

a 1c Chelodina longicollis Ventral view of head, neck, and anterior &a4Cportion of plastron. &a1C Scientific name of turtle inscribed on &a4Cstamp in red. From sheet of twenty four. &a1C

b 3c Chelodina longicollis Anterior half of adult on log. &a1C Scientific name of turtle inscribed on &a4Cstamp in red. From sheet of twenty four. &a1C

c 5c Chelodina longicollis Dorsal view of adult w/ head fully &a4Cextended and elevated. &a1C Scientific name of turtle inscribed on &a4Cstamp in red. From sheet of twenty four. &a1C

d 25c Chelodina longicollis Sub-adult on land, facing right, w/ head &a4Cand neck fully extended. &a1C Scientific name of turtle inscribed on &a4Cstamp in red. From sheet of twenty four. &a1C

e 35c Chelodina longicicollis Two hatchlings; dorsal view of one, the &a4Cother on it's back. &a1C Scientific name of turtle inscribed on &a4Cstamp in red. From sheet of twenty four. &a1C

f 50c Chelodina longicollis Close-up of hatchling facing left. Head &a4Cand feet withdrawn. &a1C Scientific name of turtle inscribed on &a4Cstamp in red. From sheet of twenty four. &a1C

g 70c Emys orbicularis Adult facing right w/ head withdrawn. &a1C Scientific name of turtle inscribed on &a4Cstamp in red. From sheet of twenty four. &a1C

h 75c Emys orbicularis Adult facing right, head extended. &a4CBright pattern on shell. &a1C Scientific name of turtle inscribed on &a4Cstamp in red. From sheet of twenty four. &a1C

i 80c Emys orbicularis Adult facing right, head partially &a4Cextended. No pattern visible on shell. &a1C Scientific name of turtle inscribed on &a4Cstamp in red. From sheet of twenty four. &a1C

j 1$ Graptemys geographica Head of adult facing right. &a1C Scientific name of turtle inscribed on &a4Cstamp in red. From sheet of twenty four. &a1C

k 2$ Graptemys geographica Head and anterior half of shell of adult &a4Cfacing right. &a1C Although the stamp is inscribed &a4CGraptemys geographica, this is &a4Cincorrect. The turtle depicted is most &a4Clikely Pseudemys rubiventris. From sheet &a4Cof twenty four. &a1C

l 70c Graptemys geographica Adult on land, facing right. &a1C Scientific name of turtle inscribed on &a4Cstamp in red. From sheet of twenty four. &a1C

l 1c Malaclemys terrapin Adult w/ highly patterned shell, facing &a4Cright. &a1C Scientific name of turtle inscribed on &a4Cstamp in red. From sheet of twenty four. &a1C

m 3c Malaclemys terrapin Adult on grass facing left. Plain, &a4Colive-colored shell. &a1C Scientific name of turtle inscribed on &a4Cstamp in red. From sheet of twenty four. &a1C

n 5c Malaclemys terrapin Adult on grass, facing left. Highly &a4Cpatterned shell. &a1C Scientific name of turtle inscribed on &a4Cstamp in red. From sheet of twenty four. &a1C

o 25c Testudo hermanni Adult on grass, facing left. &a1C Scientific name of turtle inscribed on &a4Cstamp in red. From sheet of twenty four. &a1C

p 35c Testudo hermanni Adult on grass, facing right. &a1C Scientific name of turtle inscribed on &a4Cstamp in red. From sheet of twenty four. &a1C

q 50c Testudo hermanni Adult on grass facing toward camera. &a1C Scientific name of turtle inscribed on &a4Cstamp in red. From sheet of twenty four. &a1C

r 70c Testudo horsfieldi Brightly colored immature specimen &a4Cfacing left. &a1C Scientific name of turtle inscribed on &a4Cstamp in red. From sheet of twenty four. &a1C

s 75c Testudo horsfieldi Two individuals: one facing right, one &a4Cfacing away from camera. &a1C Scientific name of turtle inscribed on &a4Cstamp in red. From sheet of twenty four. &a1C

t 80c Testudo horsfieldi Adult facing right. &a1C Scientific name of turtle inscribed on &a4Cstamp in red. From sheet of twenty four. &a1C

u 1$ Phrynops hilarii Adult facing right. &a1C Scientific name of turtle inscribed on &a4Cstamp in red. From sheet of twenty four. &a1C

v 2$ Phrynops hilarii Head of adult, facing left. &a1C Scientific name of turtle inscribed on &a4Cstamp in red. From sheet of twenty four. &a1C

w 70c Phrynops geoffroanus Adult on land, facing left. &a1C Scientific name of turtle inscribed on &a4Cstamp in red. From sheet of twenty four. &a1C

SC 74 150b 01 May 84 Unidentified Sea Turtle Turtle is lying on its back on the &a4Cbeach, next to a native canoe. &a1C &a1C

SC 230 400f 1998 Unidentified Sea Turtle Se-tenant strip of four 400f stamps w/ &a4Cturtle on one. &a1C Date in selvedge is 1987 but actually &a4Cissued in 1998. &a1C

SC 230 c 400f 1998 Unidentified Sea Turtle Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott &a4CEquatorial Guinea 230. &a1C Date in selvedge is 1987 but actually &a4Cissued in 1998. &a1C

SC 7712 1 130e Aug 1977 Geochelone elephantopus Airmail s/s. &a1C The Scott catalog uses an entirely &a4Cdifferent numbering system for &a4CEquitorial Guinea from 1972 thru 1978. &a4CSee 1993 Scott Catalog, Vol. 2, pg. &a4C1095. &a1C

SC 7712 1 130e Aug 1977 Geochelone elephantopus Single stamp from s/s of Aug 1977. &a1C No separate Scott No. for the single &a4Cstamp. &a4C &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@ERI.html ERITREA ERITREA

ERITREA


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

Various 2001 Four Chelonian Species Pane of four se-tenant stamps w/ a &a4Cdifferent chelonian on each. Rotary &a4Cemblem on each stamp. &a1C Declared "illegal" by Eritrian postal &a4Cofficials (Scott Stamp Monthly, Oct &a4C2004, pg.86) &a1C

1 2001 Testudo graeca Adult on land, facing right. Rotary &a4Cemblem in lower right. From sheet of &a4Cfour. &a1C Declared "illegal" by Eritrian postal &a4Cofficials (Scott Stamp Monthly, Oct &a4C2004, pg.86). &a1C

2 2001 Trachemys scripta elegans Adult on land facing slightly left. &a4CRotary emblem in upper left. From sheet &a4Cof four. &a1C Declared "illegal" by Eritrian postal &a4Cofficials (Scott Stamp Monthly, Oct &a4C2004, pg.86). &a1C

3 2001 Clemmys insculpta On land, facing right. Rotary emblem in &a4Cupper right. From sheet of four. &a1C Declared "illegal" by Eritrian postal &a4Cofficials (Scott Stamp Monthly, Oct &a4C2004, pg.86). &a1C

5 2001 Geochelone elephantopus Adult on land facing slightly left. &a4CRotary emblem in upper right. From &a4Csheet of four. &a1C Declared "illegal" by Eritrian postal &a4Cofficials (Scott Stamp Monthly, Oct &a4C2004, pg.86). &a1C

10 2001 Unidentified Tortoise S/S of one stamp w/ a tortoise &a4C(Homopus?) on a green background, facing &a4Cright. Rotary International logo in &a4Clower right corner of stamp. Three &a4Ccheetahs in margin of sheet. &a1C A CTO example exists w/ a cancellation &a4Cdate of "05 09 2001". &a1C

10.00 2005 4 Species of Sea Turtles S/S of one stamp. Stamp depicts &a4CPteraspis, an extinct, armored fish. &a4CFour sea turtles in selvedge. No &a4Cturtles on stamp. &a1C Scout emblem and Rotary emblem on stamp. &a4CAlmost certainly an illegal issue. &a1C

SC 297 3Nfa 29 Dec 97 Eretmochelys imbricata Pane of nine 3Nfa stamps w/ turtle on &a4Cone. &a1C Pane 1 of two panes issued on the same &a4Cdate. &a1C

SC 297 b 3Nfa 29 Dec 97 Eretmochelys imbricata Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott &a4CEritrea 297. &a1C Individual stamp w/ turtle from Scott &a4CEritria #297. &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@EST.html ESTONIA ESTONIA

ESTONIA


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

3.60 09 Oct 03 Unidentified Skeleton Postal card w/ turtle skeleton in &a4Ccachet. Stamp is imprinted on card. &a1C Issued for 150th Anniv. of the Estonian &a4CNaturalists' Society. Imprinted stamp &a4Cdepicts Karl Ernst Von Baer. &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@ETH.html ETHIOPIA ETHIOPIA

ETHIOPIA


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 812 10c 15 Dec 76 Testudo sp. &a1C &a1C

SC 900 70c 14 Nov 78 Stylized Sea Turtle Small silhouette of a turtle. &a1C &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@EVE.html EVENKIA (EVENKI, EVENKYA) EVENKIA (EVENKI, EVENKYA)

EVENKIA (EVENKI, EVENKYA)

Evenkia is an autonomous Oblast in Siberia.


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

800 Trionyx sinensis Strip of five stamps o/p'd in black on &a4Cold Soviet Union definitives. Each new &a4Cstamp covers four of the old Soviet &a4Cstamps. O/P'd designs include 3 &a4Clizards, 1 snake and one softshell &a4Cturtle. WWF emblem on each stamp. ID &a4Cof turtle inscribed on stamp. &a1C Five different strips exist, all w/ the &a4Csame o/p's, but printed on five &a4Cdifferent Russian definitives as &a4Cfollows: Scott Russia #4517, 4520, 5727, &a4C5733, and 5984. Region also known as &a4CEVREYSKAYA, JEWISH REPUBLIC and &a4CBIROBIDJAN. &a1C

800 Stylized Softshell Single stamp w/ turtle from strip of &a4Cfive created by overprinting old Soviet &a4CUnion definitives. &a1C Depicts unauthorized WWF emblem. &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

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EVREYSKAYA


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

See EVENKIA &a1C &a1C

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@@@FAL.html FALKLAND ISLANDS FALKLAND ISLANDS

FALKLAND ISLANDS


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 344 5p 19 Apr 82 Stylized Sea Turtle From Darwin set. &a1C &a1C

SC 345 17p 19 Apr 82 Stylized Sea Turtle From Darwin set. &a1C &a1C

SC 346 25p 19 Apr 82 Stylized Sea Turtle From Darwin set. &a1C &a1C

SC 347 34p 19 Apr 82 Stylized Sea Turtle From Darwin set. &a1C &a1C

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@@@FER.html FERNANDO PO FERNANDO PO

FERNANDO PO


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC B 10 10c + 5c 23 Nov 61 Unidentified Chelonian Turtle has characteristics of both a sea &a4Cturtle and a tortoise. &a1C &a1C

SC B 12 30c+10c 23 Nov 61 Unidentified Chelonian Turtle has characteristics of both a sea &a4Cturtle and a tortoise. &a1C &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@FER2.html FERR ISLANDS FERR ISLANDS

FERR ISLANDS

These islands are probably fictitious.


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

25 2010 Nine Species Cinderella sheetlet of nine stamps, each &a4Cw/ a photo of a different turtle. &a1C Designated as Sheetlet #1 on this web &a4Csite. &a1C

25 2010 Testudo graeca One individual facing 3/4 right. &a1C From sheetlet #1. &a1C

25 2010 Testudo hermanni hermanni One individual facing 3/4 right. &a1C From sheetlet #1. &a1C

25 2010 Testudo kleinmanni One individual facing left. &a1C From sheetlet #1. &a1C

25 2010 Testudo horsfieldi One individual facing right. &a1C From sheetlet #1. &a1C

25 2010 Pseudemys nelsoni One individual on a log, facing right. &a1C From sheetlet #1. &a1C

25 2010 Pseudemys rubiventris One individual facing 3/4 right, w/ head &a4Cwithdrawn. &a1C From sheetlet #1. &a1C

25 2010 Testudo marginata sarda One individual facing right. &a1C From sheetlet #1. &a1C

25 2010 Pseudemys texana One individual on log facing right. &a1C From sheetlet #1. &a1C

25 2010 Pyxis arachnoides One individual facing left. &a1C From sheetlet #1. &a1C

25 2010 Nine Different Species Cinderella sheetlet of nine stamps, each &a4Cw/ a photo of a different turtle. &a1C Designated as sheetlet #2 on this web &a4Csite. &a1C

25 2010 Terrapene c. carolina One individual facing 3/4 right. &a1C From sheetlet #2. &a1C

25 2010 Emys orbicularis One individual facing almost directly &a4Ctowards camera. &a1C From sheetlet #2. &a1C

25 2010 Terrapene carolina bauri One individual facing 3/4 right. &a1C From sheetlet #2. &a1C

25 2010 Terrapene ornata One individual facing right. &a1C From sheetlet #2. &a1C

25 2010 Terrapene coahuila Head on close-up of one individual w/ &a4Chead and neck bent to viewer's left. &a1C From sheetlet #2. &a1C

25 2010 Terrapene c. yucatana Semi-dorsal view of one individual &a4Cfacing right and up. &a1C From sheetlet #2. &a1C

25 2010 Terrapene c. triunguis One individual facing almost directly &a4Ctowards camera. &a1C From sheetlet #2. &a1C

25 2010 Terrapene c. mexicana Close-up of head facing 3/4 left. &a1C From sheetlet #2. &a1C

25 2010 Terrapene carolina major One individual facing right. &a1C From sheetlet #2. &a1C

25 2010 Nine Different Species Cinderella sheetlet of nine stamps, each &a4Cw/ a photo of a different turtle. &a1C Designated as Sheetlet #3 on this web &a4Csite. &a1C

25 2010 Graptemys caglei One individual facing 3/4 right. &a1C From sheetlet #3. &a1C

25 2010 Malaclemys terrapin One individual facing 3/4 right. &a1C From sheetlet #3. &a1C

25 2010 Graptemys geographica One individual facing right, w/ head and &a4Cneck extended and raised. &a1C From sheetlet #3. &a1C

25 2010 Pseudemys floridana One individual facing 3/4 right. &a1C From sheetlet #3. &a1C

25 2010 Graptemys ernsti One individual facing 3/4 left. &a1C From sheetlet #3. &a1C

25 2010 Graptemys flavimaculata One individual facing left. &a1C From sheetlet #3. &a1C

25 2010 Graptemys ouachitensis One individual facing right. &a1C From sheetlet #3. &a1C

25 2010 Graptemys oculifera One individual on a log, facing left and &a4Cdownward. &a1C From sheetlet #3. &a1C

25 2010 Graptemys nigrinoda One individual on a log, facing left. &a1C From sheetlet #3. &a1C

25 2010 Nine Different Species Cinderella sheetlet of nine stamps, each &a4Cw/ a photo of a different turtle. &a1C Designated as Sheetlet #4 on this web &a4Csite. &a1C

25 2010 Deirochelys reticularia One individual facing 3/4 right. &a1C From sheetlet #4. The subspecies &a4Cdepicted is chrysea. &a1C

25 2010 Chrysemys picta dorsalis One individual facing right. &a1C From sheetlet #4. &a1C

25 2010 Chrysemys picta marginata One individual facing 3/4 left. &a1C From sheetlet #4. &a1C

25 2010 Actinemys marmorata One individual facing left w/ head and &a4Cneck extended and elevated. &a1C From sheetlet #4. &a1C

25 2010 Glyptemys muhlenbergii One individual facing left. &a1C From sheetlet #4. &a1C

25 2010 Glyptemys insculpta One individual facing right. &a1C From sheetlet #4. &a1C

25 2010 Graptemys barbouri One individual on log, facing left. &a1C From sheetlet #4. &a1C

25 2010 Emydoidea blandingii One individual facing 3/4 right. &a1C From sheetlet #4. &a1C

25 2010 Clemmys guttata One individual facing 3/4 right. &a1C From sheetlet #4. &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@FIJ.html FIJI FIJI

FIJI


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

50c 2005 Terrapene carolina Personalized stamps made w/ &a4Ccustomer-supplied photographs on &a4Cattached tabs. At least two different &a4Cstamps have been produced w/ turtles. &a1C See Appendix VI for images of the two &a4Cturtle stamps. &a1C

SC 164 1p 03 Dec 62 Stylized Sea Turtles &a1C &a1C

SC 176 1p 14 Jan 64 Stylized Sea Turtles This stamp is the same as Scott Fiji &a4C#164 except for the watermark. &a1C &a1C

SC 792 Various 26 May 97 Eretmochelys imbricata s/s with four stamps which forms a &a4Ccontinuous above-water and below-water &a4Cscene. &a1C &a1C

SC 792 a 63c 26 May 97 Eretmochelys imbricata Adult laying eggs. &a1C &a1C

SC 792 b 81c 26 May 97 Eretmochelys imbricata Hatchlings emerging from nest. &a1C &a1C

SC 792 c $1.06 26 May 97 Eretmochelys imbricata Hatchlings entering sea. &a1C &a1C

SC 792 d $2.00 26 May 97 Eretmochelys imbricata Adult underwater. &a1C &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@FRA.html FRANCE FRANCE

FRANCE


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

2.80f 26 Jun 95 Cartoon Tortoise Postal Stationery; envelope w/ tortoise &a4Cand hare design. &a1C Same design as Scott France #2491. &a1C

None 26 Jun 95 Cartoon Tortoise Card issued by French Post Office w/ &a4Cenlarged Tortoise and Hare design from &a4CScott France #2491. &a1C This is NOT postal stationery; There is &a4Cno postage printed on the card. &a1C

None 10 Nov 97 Cartoon Tortoise Postal Stationery w/ Tortoise & Hare &a4Cfrom Aesop's Fables on front and back &a4Cof envelope. &a1C No face value on imprinted stamps. &a1C

none 2005 Terrapene carolina Red, non-denominated stamp w/ a modern &a4Crendition of Marianne and a &a4Ccustomer-supplied phhotograph on an &a4Cattached tab. &a1C See Appendix VI for an image of this &a4Cstamp. &a1C

1.11 Eur 2005 Terrapene carolina Violet colored stamp w/ traditional &a4Crendition of Marianne and &a4Ccustomer-supplied photograph on attached &a4Ctab. At least one such stamp has been &a4Cproduced w/ a turtle. &a1C See Appendix VI for image of this stamp. &a1C

None Unknown Dermochelys coriacea Postal stationery. Envelope w/ Scott &a4CFrance #2892 printed directly on it (w/o &a4Ca denomination). &a1C "Postage Paid" in three languages &a4Cinscribed directly under the the printed &a4Cstamp. &a1C

2.80f Unknown Cartoon Turtle Postal stationery. Postal card w/ Scott &a4CFrance #2491 printed directly on it. &a1C &a1C

0.10 1993 Cartoon Turtle Booklet of ten 0.10f stamps. Booklet &a4Ccover depicts grapes, a tortoise and a &a4Cflying donkey. Booklet appears to have &a4Cbeen assembled by hand using actual &a4Cstamps and a cover printed for a &a4Cspecific stamp show. &a1C Front cover of booklet inscribed &a4C"Gonfaron - Exposition Philatelique - 3 &a4Cet 4 Avril 1993" along w/ additional &a4Cwriting. Back cover inscribed "Musee &a4CRegional du Timbre". &a1C

** 30 Nov 11 Unidentified Sea Turtle Booklet of twelve stamps entitled "2011 &a4C- Annee des Outre-Mer" (Year of &a4COverseas Territories) with each stamp &a4Crepresenting one territory. Turtle is &a4Con the stamp representing New Caledonia &a4Cand also on booklet cover. &a1C ** Stamps are non-denominated but are &a4Cimprinted "lettre prioritaire 20g". &a1C

** 30 Nov 11 Unidentified Sea Turtle Individual stamp w/ turtle from booklet &a4Cof twelve issued this date. Depicts a &a4Chut, a boat, a turtle swimming near &a4Cbeach and other animals and objects. &a1C ** Stamp is non-denominated but is &a4Cimprinted "lettre prioritaire 20g". &a1C

SC 2262 3fr 14 Sep 91 Testudo hermanni This stamp includes a small sketch of &a4Cthe rear view, showing the divided &a4Csupracaudal scute. &a1C &a1C

SC 2491 2.80f 26 Jun 95 Cartoon Turtle Tortoise winning race w/ hare. &a1C Single stamp from Scott France 2491a. &a1C

SC 2491 a 2.80f 26 Jun 95 Cartoon Turtle Tortoise winning race w/ hare. &a1C Strip of six stamps and two labels &a4Chonoring Jean de La Fontaine. &a1C

SC 2879 a .46+.09e 16 Mar 02 Cartoon Tortoise S/S of one semi-postal stamp (0.46 euros &a4Cfor postage and 0.09 euros for the &a4CFrench Red Cross). Turtle in selvedge &a4Cof sheet; no turtle on stamp. Boy, dog &a4Cand ball on stamp. &a1C Sheet inscribed "Boule & Bill". Stamp &a4Cinscribed "Fete du Timbre". &a1C

SC 2879 b Various 16 Mar 02 Cartoon Tortoise Booklet of three semi-postals (0.46 &a4Ceuros + 0.09 euros) plus five regular &a4Cpostage stamps (0.46 euros). Booklet &a4Ccover depicts cartoon tortoise lying on &a4Cback, laughing. No turtles on stamps. &a1C Booklet cover inscribed "Boule & Bill". &a4CEach of the eight stamps inscribed "Fete &a4Cdu Timbre". &a1C

SC 2892 0.41 e 04 May 02 Dermochelys coriacea Close up of anterior half of body, &a4Cswimming right. This stamp is part of a &a4Cset of four and also appears on Scott &a4CFrance #2895a. &a1C Stamp inscribed "La tortue luth". &a1C

SC 2895 a Various 04 May 02 Dermochelys coriacea Sheet of four stamps with turtle on one. &a1C Sheet inscribed "Animaux Marins". &a1C

SC 3709 2.22e 19 Sep 09 Stylized Turtle S/S of two stamps commemorating the &a4Cbotanical garden in Paris. Bottom margin &a4Cof sheet depicts a turtle partially &a4Chidden beneath a pink flower. &a1C Although each stamp is dated "La Poste &a4C2009", the bottom of the sheet is &a4Cinscribed "Le Salon du Timbre 2010, &a4CJardins de France". No turtles on &a4Cstamps; on sheet margin only. &a1C

SC B 479 a 30 Nov 74 Unidentified Carapace This is a booklet w/ 8 stamps. The back &a4Ccover of the booklet shows the cradle of &a4CKing Henry IV, which was a large turtle &a4Ccarapace. &a1C &a1C

SC B 512 1f + 25c 02 Dec 78 Cartoon Tortoise &a1C &a1C

SC B 512 a 1f + 25c 02 Dec 78 Cartoon Tortoise This is a booklet w/ four Scott France &a4C#B512's and four France #B513's. &a1C There is also a tortoise on the back &a4Ccover of the booklet. &a1C

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@@@FRE.html FRENCH MOROCCO FRENCH MOROCCO

FRENCH MOROCCO


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

N/A 20f 1964 Testudo graeca Three different color essays of this &a4Cstamp exist (reddish-brown, pale gray, &a4Cand medium green), but the stamp itself &a4Cwas never issued. &a1C &a1C

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@@@FRE2.html FRENCH POLYNESIA FRENCH POLYNESIA

FRENCH POLYNESIA


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 289 18f 24 Jun 76 Chelonia mydas The turtle on the stamp is highly &a4Cstylized and unrecognizable to species &a4Cbut the name on the stamp itself is &a4CChelonia mydas. &a1C &a1C

SC 432 51f 19 Feb 86 Chelonia mydas &a1C &a1C

SC 461 21f 13 May 87 Stylized Sea Turtle The turtle on this stamp is a petroglyph &a4C(rock painting) from Raiatea Island. It &a4Cis crude and highly stylized. &a1C &a1C

SC 470 32fr 14 Oct 87 Turtle Shell Decoration The plumed head band on the extreme left &a4Cside of this stamp is made partly from &a4Cturtle shell according to the Postmaster &a4Cin Papeete, Tahiti (personal &a4Ccorrespondance w/ D. N. Riemer). &a1C &a1C

SC 657 22 & 29 04 May 95 Chelonia mydas Strip of three stamps and two labels, &a4Cincluding 657a and 657b. &a1C A black and white line drawing of &a4CChelonia mydas is on one of the labels. &a1C

SC 657 a 22f 04 May 95 Chelonia mydas Close-up of Head. &a1C &a1C

SC 657 b 29f 04 May 95 Chelonia mydas Side View of Adult Swimming. &a1C &a1C

SC 666 83f 12 Aug 95 Cartoon Turtle Turtle w/ flowers on head and "TAHITI &a4C95" written on plastron. &a1C Issued for the 10th South Pacific Games. &a1C

SC 724 96f 15 Oct 97 Unidentified Sea Turtle? Stamp depicts a work of art with two &a4Cfigures made of inlaid mother-of-pearl. &a4CThese figures resemble sea turtles. &a1C According to the postmistress in &a4CPapeete, Tahiti, these figures represent &a4Clizards, but they look more like sea &a4Cturtles. &a1C

SC 741 200f 18 Sep 98 Unidentified Sea Turtle Small turtle in underwater and above &a4Cwater scene. &a1C Inscribed "Les fonds marins". &a1C

SC 896 a 440f 27 May 05 Chelonia mydas S/S of four stamps (two 90f and two &a4C130f). Large sea turtle in margin of &a4Csheet. Sheet itself has a denom of 440f &a4Cwhich is the sum of the denoms of the &a4Cindividual stamps. &a1C Sheet inscribed "Fonds Marins: &a4CPoissons". &a1C

SC 910 90f 16 Dec 05 Cartoon Sea Turtle Children's drawing: Sea turtle w/ Santa &a4Chat on small island; two reindeer on &a4Clarger island. &a1C Christmas stamp for 2005. &a1C

SC 1009 100f 11 Sep 09 Chelonia mydas Individual stamp w/ turtle from Scott &a4CFrench Polynesia #1010a. &a1C Turtle swimming to right w/ its &a4Cupside-down image reflected in the &a4Cbottom of the water surface, above the &a4Cturtle. &a1C

SC 1010 a 310f 11 Sep 09 Chelonia mydas S/S w/ three stamps showing three &a4Cdifferent marine animals. Sheet margin &a4Cshows diver and various marine animals, &a4Cincluding a turtle. An additional turtle &a4Con one stamp (the 100f value). &a1C Sheet margin inscribed "Plongee, Tortue, &a4CBaleine". Each stamp has its own &a4Cdenomination but the sheet has a &a4Cdenomination of its own (310f) in the &a4Clower left corner. &a1C

SC 1062 100f 27 Sep 11 Unidentified Sea Turtle Booklet pane of twelve Marine Life &a4Cstamps issued this date. One stamp shows &a4Canterior half of turtle swimming &a4Cdownward and left plus small fish and &a4Ccoral. &a1C Stamps were issued in flat strips that &a4Ccan be folded into simple booklets. &a1C

SC 1062 i 100f 27 Sep 11 Unidentified Sea Turtle Individual stamp w/ turtle from Scott &a4CFrench Polynesia #1062. &a1C &a1C

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@@@FSAT.html FRENCH SOUTHERN & ANTARCTIC TERR. FRENCH SOUTHERN & ANTARCTIC TERR.

FRENCH SOUTHERN & ANTARCTIC TERR.


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 388 0.54e 10 May 07 Chelonia mydas S/S of five stamps, each depicting one &a4Cof the Iles Esparses (Scattered &a4CIslands), in the Indian Ocean, owned by &a4CFrance. Large turtle in right margin of &a4Csheet but no turtles on stamps. &a1C A considerable amount of French text and &a4Ca map in sheet margin. Inscribed "Iles &a4CEparses" in prominent white writing. &a1C

SC 420 None* 05 Nov 09 Eretmochelys imbricata Large prestige booklet w/ four blocks of &a4Cfour different stamps each, plus the &a4Cphotograph from which the turtle stamp &a4Cimage was taken and a turtle on the &a4Coutside of the back cover. &a1C * Although non-denominated, the stamps &a4Care described as being permanently valid &a4Cfor mailings of less than 20 grams &a4C"between bases of the FAAT". They &a4Ctherefore appear to be valid locals. &a1C

SC 420 e none* 05 Nov 09 Eretmochelys imbricata Individual stamp w/ turtle from Scott &a4CFrench Southern & Antarctic Territories &a4C#420. &a1C * Although non-denominated, this stamp &a4Cis permanently valid for mailings of &a4Cless than 20 grams between bases of the &a4CFAAT. &a1C

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@@@GAB.html GABON GABON

GABON


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

2300f 2010 Geochelone elephantopus S/S of one stamp w/ a tortoise on both &a4Cthe stamp and the bottom margin of the &a4Csheet. Darwin's portrait on stamp. &a1C Sheet inscribed "Charles Robert Darwin - &a4C1809-1882". &a1C

2300f 2010 Geochelone elephantopus Individual stamp from s/s of one, issued &a4Cfor The 200th anniversary of the birth &a4Cof Charles Darwin. &a1C Stamp depicts Darwin, a tortoise, a &a4Cmicroscope, a butterfly, etc. &a1C

SC 842 100f 25 Dec 96 Stylized Sea Turtle Map of world w/ tiny sea turtle in &a4CAtlantic Ocean. &a1C &a1C

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@@@GAL.html GALAPAGOS ISLANDS GALAPAGOS ISLANDS

GALAPAGOS ISLANDS

Legitimate Galapagos Islands stamps are listed under ECUADOR.


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

1000s Chelus fimbriatus Cinderella embossed on gold foil. &a1C Embossing is very shallow, making image &a4Cdifficult to see. &a1C

1000s Chelydra serpentina Cinderella embossed on gold foil. &a1C Embossing is very shallow, making image &a4Cdifficult to see. &a1C

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@@@GAM.html GAMBIA GAMBIA

GAMBIA


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 539 75b 27 Nov 84 Caretta caretta Adult swimming to right. Small picture &a4Cof man's head in upper right corner. &a1C This stamp was formerly listed as #535 &a4Cby Scott and was therefore listed under &a4Cthat number on this site. Scott has now &a4Cchanged the number to #539. &a1C

SC 1111 20d 28 Aug 91 Cartoon Turtle Disney s/s w/ three cartoon turtles in &a4Cborder. One turtle's head extends onto &a4Cstamp. &a1C Sheet inscribed "The Beginning of the &a4CArmadillos". Mickey Mouse on stamp. &a1C

SC 1606 3dal Dec 1994 Archelon sp. Pane of twelve se-tenant stamps, each &a4Cdepicting a different prehistoric &a4Canimal. &a1C Scott lists denom. as 3 dal, Linn's &a4Clists denom. as 2 dal. Scott lists date &a4Cas "1995", Linn's lists date as Dec. 94. &a1C

SC 1606 l 3dal Dec 1994 Archelon sp. One of a pane of twelve se-tenant &a4Cstamps. &a1C Scott lists denom. as 3 dal, Linn's &a4Clists denom. as 2 dal. Scott lists date &a4Cas "1995", Linn's lists date as Dec 94. &a1C

SC 1623 3dal 20 Jun 95 Dermochelys coriacea Pane of twelve se-tenant stamps &a4Cinscribed "The Gambia Marine Life" in &a4Cthe margin. &a1C Turtle on one stamp only. Date also &a4Creported as 16 May 95. &a1C

SC 1623 a 3dal 20 Jun 95 Dermochelys coriacea Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Gambia &a4C1623. &a1C Date also reported as 16 May 95. &a1C

SC 1741 4d 15 Apr 96 Pelusios adansonii Sheetlet of nine stamps inscribed &a4C"Wildlife of Africa". &a1C Turtle on one stamp only. &a1C

SC 1741 i 4d 15 Apr 96 Pelusios adansonii Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Gambia &a4C1741. &a1C Turtle basking on a log. &a1C

SC 1864 10d 28 Jan 97 Cartoon Turtle Mickey Mouse being carried in mouth of &a4Cgiant chelonian. &a1C s/s inscribed "The Intelligent Tortoise &a4Cgives a ride to the Master San Tang. &a1C

SC 1864 a 10d Cartoon Turtle Scott Gambia #1864 w/ Happy Birthday &a4CEmblem o/p in lower left corner in &a4Cblack. &a1C &a1C

SC 1870 1.50d 24 Feb 97 Dermochelys coriacea Endangered Species of the World - s/s I. &a4CSheetlet of twenty different stamps. &a1C Turtle on one stamp only. &a1C

SC 1870 c 1.50d 24 Feb 97 Dermochelys coriacea Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Gambia &a4C1870. &a1C &a1C

SC 1871 1.50d 24 Feb 97 Geochelone chilensis Endangered Species of the World - s/s &a4CII. Sheetlet of twenty different &a4Cstamps. &a1C Turtle on one stamp only. &a1C

SC 1871 p 1.50d 24 Feb 97 Geochelone chilensis Single stamp w/ tortoise from Scott &a4CGambia 1871. &a1C &a1C

SC 2161 3d 01 Aug 99 Eretmochelys imbricata Sheetlet of twelve 3d values w/ turtle &a4Con one. Sheet inscribed "Sea &a4CCreatures". &a1C Date also reported as July 1999. &a1C

SC 2161 c 3d 01 Aug 99 Eretmochelys imbricata Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Gambia &a4C2161. &a1C Due to a typo, this stamp was formerly &a4Clisted as SC 1261c. &a1C

SC 2164 1.50d 01 Aug 99 Chelonia mydas agassizi Sheet of forty se-tenant stamps w/ a &a4Cturtle on one. &a1C Inscribed "Ocean World of the Galapagos &a4CIslands". Date also reported as July &a4C1999. &a1C

SC 2164 l 1.50d 01 Aug 99 Chelonia mydas agassizi Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Gambia &a4C2164. &a1C Date also reported as July 1999. &a1C

SC 2195 7dal 18 Feb 00 Geochelone radiata Pane of six se-tenant stamps inscribed &a4C"Wildlife of the African Bushveld". &a4CTortoise on one. &a1C This is one of three similar panes of &a4Csix, issued on 18 Feb 00. &a1C

SC 2195 d 7dal 18 Feb 00 Geochelone radiata Single stamp w/ tortoise from Scott &a4CGambia 2195. &a1C Genus name is misspelled "Geochlune" on &a4Cstamp. &a1C

SC 2942 25dal 04 Apr 05 Dermochelys coriacea Pane of four 25 dal stamps w/ a coastal &a4Cplant or animal on each. &a1C Inscribed "The Living World of Africa, &a4CAlong the Shoreline". &a1C

SC 2942 b 25dal 04 Apr 05 Dermochelys coriacea Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Gambia &a4C#2942. &a1C &a1C

SC 3010 25d 24 Jan 06 Unidentified Sea Turtle Sheet w/ four reptile and amphibian &a4Cstamps drawn by children. Turtle on &a4Cone. &a1C Inscribed "Kids-Did-It! Designs". &a1C

SC 3010 b 25d 24 Jan 06 Unidentified Sea Turtle Individual stamp w/ turtle from Scott &a4CGambia #3010. &a1C Art work entitled "Sea Turtle" by Tyler &a4COverton,, age 10. &a1C

SC 3207 25dal 29 Aug 09 Cartoon Turtles Pane of four stamps, each depicting one &a4Cof the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. &a1C &a1C

SC 3207 a 25dal 29 Aug 09 Cartoon Turtle Individual stamp from pane of four &a4CTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles showing &a4CRaphael. &a1C &a1C

SC 3207 b 25dal 29 Aug 09 Cartoon Turtle Individual stamp from pane of four &a4CTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles showing &a4CLeonardo. &a1C &a1C

SC 3207 c 25dal 29 Aug 09 Cartoon Turtle Individual stamp from pane of four &a4CTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles showing &a4CMichelangelo. &a1C &a1C

SC 3207 d 25dal 29 Aug 09 Cartoon Turtle Individual stamp from pane of four &a4CTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles showing &a4CDonatello. &a1C &a1C

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@@@GEO.html GEORGIA, REPUBLIC OF GEORGIA, REPUBLIC OF

GEORGIA, REPUBLIC OF


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 144 10c 14 Mar 96 Mauremys caspica? Sheetlet of sixteen stamps forming a &a4Cunified scene in a freshwater marsh. A &a4Cturtle is shown, half out of the water &a4Cand half underwater. &a1C The turtle overlaps onto two of the &a4Cstamps on the sheet (144l & 144p). Mr. &a4CWolfgang Bischoff feels the turtle is &a4CTestudo graeca iberia despite the fact &a4Cthat it is pictured w/ half of its body &a4Cin the water. &a1C

SC 144 l 10c 14 Mar 96 Mauremys caspica? Single stamp from Scott Georgia #144, &a4Cshowing anterior half of turtle, above &a4Cwater. &a1C Mr. Wolfgang Bischoff feels the turtle &a4Cis Testudo graeca iberia despite the &a4Cfact that it is pictured w/ half of its &a4Cbody in the water. &a1C

SC 144 p 10c 14 Mar 96 Mauremys caspica? Single stamp from Scott Georgia #144, &a4Cshowing posterior half of turtle, &a4Cunderwater. &a1C Mr. Wolfgang Bischoff feels the turtle &a4Cis Testudo graeca iberia despite the &a4Cfact that it is pictured w/ half of its &a4Cbody in the water. &a1C

SC 391 20d 30 Jan 06 Unidentified Turtle Hand putting postcard in mail box &a4Cdecorated with a turtle. Same as stamp &a4Con Scott Georgia #395 except for &a4Cdenomination. &a1C Issued for 50th Anniversary of first &a4CEuropa stamp. &a1C

SC 395 80d 30 Jan 06 Unidentified Turtle S/S of one stamp showing a hand putting &a4Ca letter in a mail box decorated w/ a &a4Cturtle. Upper selvedge of sheet &a4Cinscribed "50th Anniversary of the First &a4CEuropa Stamps". &a1C Similar to Scott Georgia #391 except for &a4Cdenomination. &a1C

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@@@GER3.html GERMANY GERMANY

GERMANY


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

55 + 25 2007? Giant Tortoise Postal stationery. Cover w/ surcharged &a4Cstamp printed directly on it. Stamp &a4Cdepicts doe and fawn. Cachet depicts &a4Czebra, elephant, polar bear, tiger and &a4Cgiant tortoise. &a1C Cover commemorates the 100th anniversary &a4Cof the Hagenbeck Zoo. Stamp design is &a4Cexactly the same as Scott Germany #B973. &a4CSurcharge on stamp is for a fund for &a4Cchildren. &a1C

MI ** 9.80DM 01 Oct 98 Cartoon Tortoise ** This item is listed in a specialized &a4CMichel catalog of German stamps. The &a4Cnumber is PZ6.1./02. It is a mailing &a4Clabel issued by Deutsche Post for &a4Cprepaying postage on packages up to 20 &a4Ckg in wt. This mailing label serves the &a4Csame purpose as a stamp; it verifies &a4Cthat postage has been paid for the &a4Cposted item but it also has space for &a4Cthe address and return address. &a1C Not a stamp in the normal sense, but it &a4Cserves exactly the same purpose as a &a4Cstamp. Tortoise is one of many small &a4Ccartoon figures on label. &a1C

SC 2555 45c 02 Jan 10 Geochelone radiata Dinosaur skeleton in foreground and &a4Cphotographs of many different animals in &a4Cbackground, including a radiated &a4Ctortoise. Inscribed "200 Jahre Museum &a4Cfur Naturkunde Berlin". &a1C This stamp exists in two varieties: a &a4Cself-adhesive sheet of ten and a gummed &a4Csheet of ten w/ fossil shells in the &a4Cmargins. &a4C &a1C

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@@@GER.html GERMANY (BERLIN) GERMANY (BERLIN)

GERMANY (BERLIN)


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 9 N413 40pf 16 Aug 77 Geochelone radiata This is the famous radiated tortoise &a4Cthat has lived for years in the Berlin &a4CZoo. &a1C Issued for use in the American, French, &a4Cand British Occupation Sectors of &a4CBerlin. &a1C

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@@@GER2.html GERMANY, EAST (GDR) GERMANY, EAST (GDR)

GERMANY, EAST (GDR)


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

MI MH 2 ca1 various Dec 1958 Unidentified Tortoise Booklet w/ drawing of tortoise and &a4Celephant's foot on inside of back cover. &a4CSame as MI MH2ca2, MH2cb1, and MH2cb2 &a4Cexcept for perfs on stamps and design on &a4Coutside of back cover. &a1C No turtles on stamps inside booklet. &a4CThis booklet was formerly identified in &a4Cthis list as SC 333a (in part). &a1C

MI MH 2 ca2 various Dec 1958 Unidentified Tortoise Booklet w/ drawing of tortoise and &a4Celephant's foot on inside of back cover. &a4CSame as MI MH2ca1, MH2cb1, and MH2cb2 &a4Cexcept for perfs on stamps and design on &a4Coutside of back cover. &a1C No turtles on stamps inside booklet. &a4CThis booklet was formerly identified in &a4Cthis list as SC 333a (in part). &a1C

MI MH 2 cb1 various Dec 1958 Unidentified Turtle Booklet w/ drawing of tortoise and &a4Celephant's foot on inside of back cover. &a4CSame as MI MH2ca1, MH2ca2, and MH2cb2 &a4Cexcept for perfs on stamps and design on &a4Coutside of back cover. &a1C No turtles on stamps inside booklet. &a4CThis booklet was formerly identified in &a4Cthis list as SC 333a (in part). &a1C

MI MH 2 cb2 various Dec 1958 Unidentified Tortoise Booklet w/ drawing of tortoise and &a4Celephant's foot on inside of back cover. &a4CSame as MI MH2ca1, MH2ca2, and MH2cb1 &a4Cexcept for perfs on stamps and design on &a4Coutside of back cover. &a1C No turtles on stamps inside booklet. &a4CThis booklet was formerly identified in &a4Cthis list as SC 333a (in part). &a1C

SC 665 30pf 10 Sep 63 Emys orbicularis &a1C &a1C

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@@@GHA.html GHANA GHANA

GHANA


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 1415 50ce 30 Mar 92 Kinixys erosa &a1C Date from FDC. &a1C

SC 1420 400ce 30 Mar 92 Chelonia mydas &a1C Date from FDC &a1C

SC 1422 600ce Mar 1992 Unidentified Turtle s/s w/ a turtle. &a1C Date from FDC. &a1C

SC 1630 50c 08 Dec 93 Stylized Turtle Turtle and snake on a handcrafted pot w/ &a4Clid. Design identical to Scott Ghana &a4C#1640a. &a1C Formerly listed erroneously w/ a &a4Cdifferent date and no Scott no. &a1C

SC 1640 Various 08 Dec 93 Stylized Turtle S/S w/ four values (100, 250, 350, & &a4C500c). &a1C The 100c value (Scott Ghana #1640a) has &a4Cthe turtle. &a1C

SC 1640 a 100c 08 Dec 93 Stylized Turtle One of four stamps on a s/s (Scott Ghana &a4C#1640). Depicts a turtle and a snake on &a4Ca handcrafted pot w/ a lid. &a1C Design identical to Scott Ghana #1630. &a1C

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@@@GIL.html GILBERT ISLANDS GILBERT ISLANDS

GILBERT ISLANDS


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 283 $1 01 Jul 76 The L. C. Tabakea Design is identical to Kiribati Scott &a4C#339, except for the presence of a small &a4Csilhouette of Queen Elizabeth II on this &a4Cstamp. &a1C The L.C. (Landing Craft) Tabakea is &a4Cnamed after the Turtle God who is &a4Cbelieved to support Banaba Island on his &a4Cback. The craft is used to ferry &a4Cpassengers (up to 200) and freight (up &a4Cto 22 tons) among the islets that make &a4Cup the nation's capital, Tarawa. &a1C

SC 322 20c 15 Jan 79 Chelonia mydas &a1C Issue date is 22 Jan 79 according to &a4CFDC. &a1C

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@@@GRE.html GREAT BRITAIN GREAT BRITAIN

GREAT BRITAIN


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 965 15.5p 10 Feb 82 Geochelone elephantopus Darwin issue. &a1C &a1C

SC 2013 *** 15 Jan 02 Cartoon Tortoise Single stamp from booklet of ten, &a4Cshowing a leopard pouncing on a hedgehog &a4Cand a tortoise. &a1C *** Non-denominated, but pays for first &a4Cclass postage. &a1C

SC 2016 a *** 15 Jan 02 Cartoon Tortoise Booklet of ten different non-denominated &a4Cstamps illustrating Rudyard Kipling's &a4C"Just So Stories". &a1C Tortoise on one stamp illustrating "The &a4CBeginning of the Armadillos". *** &a4CNon-denominated but pays for first class &a4Cpostage. &a1C

SC 2626 Various 12 Feb 09 Geochelone elephantopus S/S containing four stamps featuring the &a4CGalapagos Islands. Tortoise on one. &a1C Issued for the 200th anniversary of the &a4Cbirth of Charles Darwin. &a1C

SC 2626 b * 12 Feb 09 Geochelone elephantopus Stamp w/ giant tortoise and cactus finch &a4Cfrom Scott Great Britain #2626. &a1C * This is a non-denominated first-class &a4Cstamp. &a1C

SC 2626 e Various 12 Feb 09 Geochelone elephantopus Booklet pane similar to Scott Great &a4CBritain #2626. &a1C &a1C

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@@@GRE2.html GREECE GREECE

GREECE


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

0.20eu 21 Feb 12 Caretta caretta One individual swimming almost directly &a4Ctoward viewer. Stamp inscribed "2012" &a4Cin lower left corner. &a1C From set of ten entitled "Riches of the &a4CGreek Seas". Stamp is available from &a4Ccoil or from sheet. &a1C

SC 651 1d 20 Jun 59 Unidentified Tortoise This stamp shows an ancient lyre made &a4Cfrom a whole tortoise shell. &a1C &a1C

SC 1588 130d 05 Mar 87 Cartoon Tortoise From Aesop's fables. &a1C &a1C

SC 1588 a 130d 1987 Cartoon Tortoise This is the same as Greece #1588, except &a4Cit is a coil. &a1C No longer listed separately by Scott. &a1C

SC 1675 70d 16 Mar 90 Caretta caretta &a1C &a1C

SC 2338 2.29eu 27 Feb 08 Caretta caretta Steep, rocky shoreline w/ tunnel eroded &a4Cthrough rock. Turtle in lower right &a4Ccorner of stamp. Perf 14.25 X 14. &a1C From set of stamps featuring various &a4CGreek Islands. This stamp features the &a4Cisland of Zakinthos. &a1C

SC 2338 a 2.29eu 27 Feb 08 Caretta caretta Identical to Scott Greece #2338 except &a4Cthis stamp is perf 13.25 vertically. &a1C &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@GRE3.html GRENADA GRENADA

GRENADA

(NOTE: See also, GRENADINES OF GRENADA)


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

$3 Sea Turtle Symbol Sheetlet of two stamps. Upper one &a4Cdepicts a symbol of a sea turtle. &a1C Was to have commemorated the 200th &a4CAnniv. of signing of treaty w/ Wyandot &a4CNation. It now appears that the &a4Cissuance of this sheetlet has been &a4Ccancelled by the Grenada postal &a4Cauthorities. &a1C

$3 Sea Turtle Symbol Single stamp w/ turtle symbol from sheet &a4Cof two, commemorating treaty w/ Wyandot &a4CNation. &a1C It now appears that the issuance of this &a4Csheetlet has been cancelled by the &a4CGrenada postal authorities. &a1C

SC 301 12c Oct 1968 Geochelone denticulata &a1C Date of issue is incorrectly listed as &a4COct 1978 in Scott. &a1C

SC 534 12c 07 Feb 74 Geochelone denticulata This is Grenada Scott #301 o/p: &a4C"INDEPENDENCE / 7TH FEB 1974". &a1C &a1C

SC 694 2c 20 Jan 76 Eretmochelys imbricata &a1C &a1C

SC 1132 5c 07 Dec 82 Cartoon Turtle &a1C &a1C

SC 1149 $5.00 15 Feb 83 Unidentified Tortoise s/s w/ Raphael's painting "Creation of &a4Cthe Animals". &a1C Small, indistinct tortoise in corner. &a1C

SC 1192 $2.00 19 Dec 83 Cartoon Turtle &a1C &a1C

SC 1192 a $2.00 1984 Cartoon Turtle This is the same as Scott Grenada #1192 &a4Cexcept it has the 5 Olympic Rings symbol &a4Calong the bottom, between the words &a4C"Olympics" and "Los Angeles". &a1C &a1C

SC 2582 $1.50 18 Sep 96 Three Sea Turtle Species M/S w/ six $1.50 stamps. Three depict &a4Cwhales and three depict sea turtles. &a4CThe same three species of sea turtles &a4Cthat appear on the stamps, also appear &a4Cin the margin of the sheet. &a1C The turtles are: Eretmochelys imbricata, &a4CDermochelys coriacea, and Chelonia &a4Cmydas. &a1C

SC 2582 d $1.50 18 Sep 96 Eretmochelys imbricata Adult underwater. &a1C &a1C

SC 2582 e $1.50 18 Sep 96 Dermochelys coriacea Adult underwater. &a1C &a1C

SC 2582 f $1.50 18 Sep 96 Chelonia mydas Adult Underwater. &a1C &a1C

SC 2587 $1 07 Nov 96 Eretmochelys imbricata s/s of nine se-tenant stamps forming a &a4Cunified scene. Turtles on two of the &a4Cstamps. &a1C One of two sheets, issued on the same &a4Cdate, inscribed "Sea Creatures". &a1C

SC 2587 e $1 07 Nov 96 Eretmochelys imbricata Depicts anterior 1/3 of turtle; &a4Cposterior 2/3 on Scott Grenada 2587f. &a1C &a1C

SC 2587 f $1 07 Nov 96 Eretmochelys imbricata One of two stamps from Scott Grenada &a4C2587, w/ two turtles on it. &a1C Turtles extend onto margin of sheet. &a1C

SC 2646 $3.00 02 May 97 Chelonia mydas Front view, swimming underwater. &a1C From six value Marine Life set. &a1C

SC 2773 75c 19 Aug 98 Chelonia mydas Sheet of sixteen 75c values w/ turtle on &a4Cone. &a1C Inscribed "International Year of the &a4COcean". &a1C

SC 2773 e 75c 19 Aug 98 Chelonia mydas Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott &a4CGrenada 2773. &a1C &a1C

SC 2850 75c 12 Apr 99 Caretta caretta Sheetlet of twelve stamps w/ turtle on &a4Cone. &a1C Issued for World Stamp Expo '99 in &a4CAustralia. &a1C

SC 2850 j 75c 12 Apr 99 Caretta caretta Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott &a4CGrenada 2850. &a1C Turtle also extends onto 2850f and &a4C2850k. &a1C

SC 2851 75c 12 Apr 99 Emydura kreffti Sheetlet of twelve stamps w/ turtle on &a4Cone. &a1C Issued for World Stamp Expo '99 in &a4CAustralia. &a1C

SC 2851 k 75c 12 Apr 99 Emydura kreffti Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott &a4CGrenada 2851. &a1C &a1C

SC 2965 $1 08 Aug 00 Eretmochelys imbricata Tropical fish pane of nine $1 stamps. &a4CThis is pane 1 of two panes issued at &a4Cthe same time. &a1C Turtle on one stamp only. Date also &a4Creported as June 2000. &a1C

SC 2965 a $1 08 Aug 00 Eretmochelys imbricata Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott &a4CGrenada 2965. &a1C Date also reported as June 2000. &a1C

SC 3088 $1.50 01 Feb 01 Pokemon Character Turtle Sheet of six $1.50 stamps all depicting &a4CPokemon characters. "Wartortle" is on &a4Cone. &a1C Inscribed "Season's Greetings 2000" &a4Cdespite being issued in Feb. of 2001. &a1C

SC 3088 c $1.50 01 Feb 01 Pokemon Character Turtle Single stamp w/ "Wartortle" from Grenada &a4CScott #3088. &a1C Inscribed "#08". &a1C

SC 3496 $2 10 Feb 05 Archelon sp. Sheet of four different $2 stamps. &a4CArchelon on one stamp and also on upper &a4Cright margin of sheet. &a1C Sheet margin inscribed "Prehistoric &a4CAnimals". &a1C

SC 3496 a $2 10 Feb 05 Archelon sp. Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott &a4CGrenada #3496. &a1C Turtle swimming directly toward viewer. &a4CFront flippers extend off of stamp onto &a4Cselvedge. &a1C

SC 3641 $6 18 Jun 07 Unidentified Sea Turtle S/S of one stamp issued for the 2007 &a4CCricket World Cup. Large map of &a4CCaribbean Sea in center of sheet and &a4Cflags of sixteen Caribbean nations in &a4Cmargins. &a1C Sheet inscribed in red: "The Caribbean &a4Cwelcomes the Cricket World Cup 2007". &a4CSmall turtle on the Coat-of Arms which &a4Cappears on the Cayman Is. flag. &a1C

SC 3732 $2.50 21 Jul 09 Geochelone elephantopus? Pane of four $2.50 stamps, each showing &a4Cthe same photograph of Charles Darwin &a4Cbut w/ a different animal in upper right &a4Ccorner of each stamp. &a1C Issued for Charles Darwin's 200th birth &a4Canniversary. Tortoise looks very much &a4Clike Geochelone carbonaria. &a1C

SC 3732 d $2.50 21 Jul 09 Geochelone elephantopus? Individual stamp w/ tortoise from Scott &a4CGrenada #3732. &a1C Issued for Charles Darwin's 200th birth &a4Canniversary. Tortoise looks very much &a4Clike Geochelone carbonaria. &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@GRE6.html GRENADA CARRIACOU & PETITE MART.* GRENADA CARRIACOU & PETITE MART.*

GRENADA CARRIACOU & PETITE MART.*

*Complete name is Grenada Carriacou & Petite Martinique.


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

$9 16 Dec 11 Chelonoides carbonaria S/S of one stamp. Tortoise on stamp &a4Cfacing left plus large head of tortoise &a4Cin sheet margin, facing left. &a1C Sheet inscribed "Reptiles of the &a4CCarribbean". &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@GRE4.html GRENADINES OF GRENADA GRENADINES OF GRENADA

GRENADINES OF GRENADA

(NOTE: See also, GRENADA)


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 9 12c 29 May 74 Geochelone denticulata This is Scott Grenada #301 o/p in black: &a4C"GRENADINES". &a1C &a1C

SC 648 70c 15 Apr 85 Eretmochelys imbricata Turtle and Diver. &a1C &a1C

SC 779 60c 15 Sep 86 Geochelone denticulata &a1C &a1C

SC 798 $3.00 03 Nov 86 Cartoon Turtle &a1C Christmas stamp. &a1C

SC 1728 $1.00 03 May 95 Chelonia mydas Se-tenant pane of nine stamps, inscribed &a4C"Marine Life of the Caribbean". &a1C Turtle on one stamp only. Date also &a4Creported as 15 Apr 95. &a1C

SC 1728 c $1.00 03 May 95 Chelonia mydas Single stamp w/ turtle from Grenadines &a4Cof Grenada Scott 1728. &a1C Date also reported as 15 Apr 95. &a1C

SC 2042 75c 19 Aug 98 Unident. Freshwater Turt. Sheetlet of twelve 75c values w/ turtle &a4Con one. &a1C Inscribed "International Year of the &a4COcean". &a1C

SC 2042 l 75c 19 Aug 98 Unident. Freshwater Turt. Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott &a4CGrenada Grenadines 2042. &a1C &a1C

SC 2043 90c 19 Aug 98 Unident. Freshwater Turt. Sheetlet of twelve 90c values w/ turtle &a4Con one. &a1C Inscribed "International Year of the &a4COcean". &a1C

SC 2043 c 90c 19 Aug 98 Unident. Freshwater Turt. Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott &a4CGrenadines Grenada 2043. &a1C Freshwater turtle on rock ledge over &a4Cmarine environment. &a1C

SC 2068 $1.00 15 Oct 98 Cartoon Turtle Strip of five w/ wide selvedge. "Silly &a4CSymphony" Railroad. Turtle riding &a4Ccaboose. &a1C 1998 Christmas Set. &a1C

SC 2068 e $1.00 15 Oct 98 Cartoon Turtle Single stamp w/ turtle from Christmas &a4Cstrip of five. &a1C &a1C

SC 2095 90c 26 Apr 99 Dermochelys coriacea Adult underwater facing right. &a1C Date also reported as May 1999. &a1C

SC 2238 $6.00 05 Sep 00 Lepidochelys kempii Selvedge of sheet inscribed "Fantasy &a4CIsland", "Animals of the Caribbean and &a4CCentral America", and "The Stamp Show &a4C2000". Stamp inscribed &a4C"Grenada/Carriacou & Petite Martinique". &a1C One of two $6 s/s issued at the same &a4Ctime. Turtle on this s/s only. Date &a4Calso reported as June 2000. &a1C

SC 2736 $2.50 15 Sep 09 Cartoon Turtles Pane of four stamps, each depicting one &a4Cof the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. &a1C Bottom margin of sheet inscribed "TMNT" &a4Cin large letters. &a1C

SC 2736 a $2.50 15 Sep 09 Cartoon Turtle Individual stamp from Scott #2736 &a4Cshowing Donatello. &a1C &a1C

SC 2736 b $2.50 15 Sep 09 Cartoon Turtle Individual stamp from Scott #2736 &a4Cshowing Leonardo. &a1C &a1C

SC 2736 c $2.50 15 Sep 09 Cartoon Turtle Individual stamp from Scott #2736 &a4Cshowing Raphael. &a1C &a1C

SC 2736 d $2.50 15 Sep 09 Cartoon Turtle Individual stamp from Scott #2736 &a4Cshowing Michelangelo. &a1C &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@GRE5.html GRENADINES OF ST. VINCENT GRENADINES OF ST. VINCENT

GRENADINES OF ST. VINCENT

(NOTE: See also, ST. VINCENT)


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 157 5c 20 Jul 78 Chelonia mydas &a1C &a1C

SC 158 40c 20 Jul 78 Eretmochelys imbricata &a1C &a1C

SC 159 50c 20 Jul 78 Dermochelys coriacea &a1C &a1C

SC 160 $1.25 20 Jul 78 Caretta caretta &a1C &a1C

SC 172 $2.00 08 Mar 79 Geochelone carbonaria &a1C &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@GUE.html GUERNSEY GUERNSEY

GUERNSEY


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 150 7p 02 Aug 77 Ancient Stone Turtle &a1C &a1C

SC 151 11p 02 Aug 77 Ancient Stone Turtle &a1C &a1C

SC 892 Various 16 Feb 06 Dermochelys coriacea S/S of two stamps depicting endangered &a4Cspecies of the Florida Everglades (Wood &a4CStork & Leatherback Turtle). &a1C A manatee and an alligator appear in the &a4Cselvedge of the sheet. &a1C

SC 892 a 1 pound 16 Feb 06 Dermochelys coriacea Individual stamp w/ turtle from Scott &a4CGuernsey #892. &a1C &a1C

SC 1024 51p 26 Feb 09 Geochelone elephantopus Anterior third of tortoise facing left. &a4CInscribed "Giant Tortoise" and "Darwin's &a4CDiscoveries" in white bar along bottom &a4Cmargin. &a1C From six stamp set commemorating &a4CDarwin's discoveries. &a1C

SC 1024 var 51p 26 Feb 09 Geochelone elephantopus Vertical s/s w/ ten identical tortoise &a4Cstamps (Scott Guernsey #1024) arranged &a4Cin two vertical rows of five stamps &a4Ceach. A picture of the head of a &a4Ctortoise appears in the bottom right &a4Cselvedge of the sheet and a paragraph of &a4Ctext appears in the left selvedge. &a1C Commemorates the discoveries of Charles &a4CDarwin. &a1C

SC 1027 a Various 26 Feb 09 Geochelone elephantopus S/S containing the six different stamps &a4Cof the "Charles Darwin Discoveries" set. &a1C Each stamp has a white bar across the &a4Cbottom margin inscribed "Darwin's &a4CDiscoveries" and the name of the animal &a4Cdepicted. &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@GUI.html GUINEA GUINEA

GUINEA


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

6.50s Unknown Cartoon Tortoise Large cartoon tortoise in center of &a4Cstamp is main design feature. &a1C From "withdrawn" sheet of eight. "Year &a4Cof the Child" symbol is on stamp. &a1C

200f 1998 Dermochelys coriacea Sheet of twelve 200f values. &a1C Turtle on one stamp only. &a1C

200f 1998 Dermochelys coriacea Single stamp w/ turtle from sheet of &a4Ctwelve. &a1C &a1C

Various Unknown Cartoon Tortoise Sheet of eight stamps, each w/ a cartoon &a4Cof a different animal as the main design &a4Cfeature, plus Year of the Child symbol. &a1C Sheet was reportedly withdrawn from &a4Ccirculation immediately after printing &a4Cwhen a government official decided the &a4Ccartoon animals were inappropriate &a4Csubjects for stamps. &a1C

150f 1998? Ten Different Species Sheet of nine se-tenant stamps w/ a &a4Cdifferent turtle on each one, plus a &a4CMauremys caspica in background, mostly &a4Chidden by stamps, showing in upper, &a4Cleft, and right selvedges. &a1C Date is from inscription on stamps. &a4CPictures are identical to those on a &a4Cposter printed in Italy in 1993. &a1C

150f 1998? Chelodina longicollis &a1C From sheet of nine. &a1C

150f 1998? Emys orbicularis &a1C From sheet of nine. &a1C

150f 1998? Mauremys nigricans &a1C From sheet opf nine. (This is the form &a4CM. m. mutica, which was once accorded &a4Cspecific status.) &a1C

150f 1998? Malaclemys terrapin &a1C From sheet of nine. &a1C

150f 1998? Chrysemys picta dorsalis A poor depiction because of unrealistic &a4Ccolors, but the dorsal stripe is &a4Cdistinctive and this is the taxon &a4Cidentified w/ the same picture on a &a4C1993 Italian poster. &a1C From sheet of nine. &a1C

150f 1998? Geochelone gigantea &a1C From sheet of nine. Identified on 1993 &a4CItalian poster as Megalochelis gigantea. &a1C

150f 1998? Dermochelys coriacea &a1C From sheet of nine. &a1C

150f 1998? Pelodiscus sinensis &a1C From sheet of nine. Identified on 1993 &a4CItalian poster as Trionyx sinensis. &a1C

150f 1998? Cuora flavomarginata &a1C From sheet of nine. &a1C

150f 2001? Nine Different Species Second sheet of nine se-tenant stamps w/ &a4Ca different turtle on each, plus two &a4Cmore turtles (C. trifasciata and G. &a4Celegans) in the background, superimposed &a4Con one another. &a1C Pictures are identical to those on a &a4Cposter printed in Italy in 1993. Each &a4Cstamp inscribed "Postes 1998". &a1C

150f 2001? Testudo hermanni Inscribed "Postes 1998". &a1C From 2nd sheet of nine. &a1C

150f 2001? Heosemys spinosa Inscribed "Postes 1998". &a1C From 2nd sheet of nine. &a1C

150f 2001? Gopherus agassizii Inscribed "Postes 1998". &a1C From 2nd sheet of nine. &a1C

150f 2001? Pelomedusa subrufra Inscribed "Postes 1998". &a1C From 2nd sheet of nine. &a1C

150f 2001? Geochelone elegans Inscribed "Postes 1998". &a1C From 2nd sheet of nine. &a1C

150f 2001? Testudo marginata Inscribed "Postes 1998". &a1C From 2nd sheet of nine. &a1C

150f 2001? Chrysemys concinna Inscribed "Postes 1998". &a1C From 2nd sheet of nine. Turtle also &a4Cknown as Pseudemys concinna. &a1C

150f 2001? Cuora trifasciata Inscribed "Postes 1998". &a1C From 2nd sheet of nine. &a1C

150f 2001? Graptemys kohnii Inscribed "Postes 1998". &a1C From 2nd sheet of nine. &a1C

5000fg 2008 Various Tortoises Sheetlet of six 5000fg stamps, each &a4Cdepicting a tortoise and a rugby player. &a4CThree of the stamps are mirror images of &a4Cthe other three. &a1C Additional tortoises in margin of sheet. &a1C

5000fg 2008 Geochelone pardalis Tortoise on left, rugby player Bismarck &a4Cdu Plessis on right. &a1C Inscribed "Les Tortues". &a1C

5000fg 2008 Homopus femoralis Tortoise in foreground facing slightly &a4Cleft, rugby player Bryan Habana in &a4Cbackground facing right. &a1C Inscribed "Les Tortues". &a1C

5000fg 2008 Geochelone sulcata Tortoise in foreground facing right, &a4Crugby player Bakkies Botha in background &a4Cfacing left. &a1C Inscribed "Les Tortues". &a1C

5000fg 2008 Geochelone pardalis Tortoise on right, rugby player Bismarck &a4Cdu Plessis on left. &a1C Inscribed "Les Tortues". &a1C

5000fg 2008 Homopus femoralis Tortoise in foreground facing slightly &a4Cright, rugby player Bryan Habana in &a4Cbackground facing left. &a1C Inscribed "Les Tortues". &a1C

5000fg 2008 Geochelone sulcata Tortoise in foreground facing left, &a4Crugby player Bakkies Botha in background &a4Cfacing right. &a1C Inscribed "Les Tortues". &a1C

25000fg 2008 Astrochelys radiata S/S of one stamp that depicts tortoise &a4Cin foreground facing left, rugby player &a4CSchalk Burger in background running &a4Cdirectly toward viewer. &a1C Margin of sheet depicts three additional &a4Ctortoises plus rugby player Jaque Fourie &a4Cin upper left corner. Denom was &a4Cformerly listed, erroneously, as 2500fg. &a1C

1250fg 2002 Chelonia mydas Adult swimming left. &a1C &a1C

1250fg 2002 Chelus fimbriatus One individual facing right. &a1C &a1C

1250fg 2002 Dermochelys coriacea Adult swimming down and left. &a1C &a1C

1250fg 2002 Carettochelys insculpta One individual swimming down and left. &a1C &a1C

1250fg 2002 Six Species S/S w/ four stamps. Two additional &a4Cspecies of freshwater turtles &a4C(unidentified) in right margin. &a1C For species names of turtles on stamps, &a4Csee individual stamps issued on same &a4Cdate. &a1C

400f 2004 Geochelone sulcata S/S w/ one stamp. Stamp depicts a &a4Clighthouse and a tortoise. &a1C Margin of sheet depicts a different &a4Clighthouse, a shell, and a fish. &a1C

400fg 2004 Geochelone sulcata S/S w/ one stamp. Stamp depicts a &a4Clighthouse and a fish. &a1C Margin of sheet depicts a different &a4Clighthouse, a shell, and a tortoise with &a4Ca very badly deformed (pyramided) shell. &a1C

400fg 2004 Geochelone sulcata S/S w/ one stamp. Stamp depicts a &a4Clighthouse and a shell. &a1C Margin of sheet depicts a different &a4Clighthouse, a fish, and a hatchling &a4Ctortoise. &a1C

Various 2004 Geochelone sulcata S/S w/ three stamps; one w/ a tortoise, &a4Cone w/ a shell, and one w/ a fish. &a4CTortoise and shells in margin of sheet. &a1C Sheet inscribed "Phares Celebres". &a4CLighthouses on all three stamps. &a1C

300fg 2004 Geochelone sulcata Tortoise and lighthouse. &a1C Single stamp w/ tortoise from sheet of &a4Cthree. The same as one of the 400fg &a4Cstamps issued this date except for the &a4Cdenom. &a1C

2500fg 2008 Geochelone gigantea S/S of one one stamp that depicts a &a4Cgiant tortoise in the foreground facing &a4Cright and rugby player Bryan Habana in &a4Cupper left corner of stamp. &a1C Margin of sheet depicts two additional &a4Ctortoises and a different picture of &a4Crugby player Bryan Habana. &a1C

Various 2005 See Comment Column S/S of two stamps (5000f and 6000f) w/ a &a4Cturtle on each stamp and six different &a4Cturtles in upper margin of sheet. Sheet &a4Cinscribed "Animaux Marins - Les Tortues" &a4Cin top margin. &a1C 5000f stamp depicts Chelonia mydas and &a4C6000f stamp depicts Archelon ischyros. &a4CTurtles in upper margin are all sea &a4Cturtles (living and extinct) except for &a4Cone freshwater turtle. &a1C

5000f 2005 Chelonia mydas Adult swimming up and left. &a1C Stamp identical to that on 2005 s/s but &a4Cthis one is from a set. &a1C

6000f 2005 Archelon ischyros Adult swimming up and right. &a1C Stamp identical to that on 2005 s/s but &a4Cthis one is from a set. &a1C

5000f 2005 Chelonia mydas Block of six stamps in s/s format. All &a4Cstamps identical to the one on the s/s &a4Cissued at the same time. Small sea &a4Cturtles in left and right margins of &a4Csheet. &a1C Upper selvedge inscribed "Republique De &a4CGuinee" and lower selvedge inscribed &a4C"Animaux Marins - Les Tortues". &a1C

6000f 2005 Archelon ischyros Block of six stamps in s/s format. All &a4Cstamps identical to the one on the s/s &a4Cissued at the same time. Small sea &a4Cturtles in left and right margins of &a4Csheet. &a1C Upper selvedge inscribed "Republique de &a4CGuinea andlower margin inscribed &a4C"Animaux Marins - Les Tortues". &a1C

450f 2008 Terrapene c. carolina S/S of one stamp w/ turtle facing right. &a4CHead and forelegs on stamp, rest of &a4Cturtle in sheet margin. &a1C This may be a Cinderella. &a1C

25000fg 2007 Chelonia mydas S/S of one stamp depicting a turtle &a4Cswimming left and a fish swimming right. &a1C Selvedge of sheet shows a turtle's head &a4Cand three large fish plus a paragraph &a4Cabout the turtle in French. Sheet &a4Cinscribed "Tortues et Poissons" in large &a4Cletters. Denom was formerly listed, &a4Cerroneously, as 2500fg. &a1C

25000fg 2007 Geochelone pardalis S/S of one stamp showing one fish and a &a4Ctortoise facing toward viewer. &a1C Selvedge of sheet shows a tortoise &a4Cfacing viewer and three large fish plus &a4Ca paragraph about the tortoise in &a4CFrench. Sheet inscribed "Tortues et &a4CPoissons" in large letters. Denom was &a4Cformerly listed, erroneously, as 2500fg. &a1C

25000fg 2007 Eretmochelys imbricata S/S of one stamp showing a ray and &a4Cturtle swimming up and to left. &a1C Selvedge of sheet shows a turtle's head &a4Cand three large fish (including a ray) &a4Cplus a paragraph about the turtle in &a4CFrench. Sheet inscribed "Tortues et &a4CPoissons" in large letters. Denom was &a4Cformerly listed, erroneously, as 2500fg. &a1C

Various 2007 Sea Turtles and Tortoise S/S of three stamps. Stamps have same &a4Cdesign as stamps from three s/s's of one &a4Cstamp each (above) except that they are &a4Cprinted backwards so that they are &a4Creversed from left to right and the &a4Canimals are facing in the opposite &a4Cdirection. &a1C Denominations differ from the three &a4Cstamps on the three s/s's of one stamp &a4Ceach. &a1C

2000fg 2007 Eretmochelys imbricata Turtle swimming up and to right, plus a &a4Cray. &a1C From s/s of three stamps. &a1C

7500fg 2007 Geochelone pardalis Tortoise facing viewer plus a fish. &a1C From s/s of three stamps. &a1C

20000fg 2007 Chelonia mydas Turtle swimming right plus a fish. &a1C From s/s of three stamps. &a1C

Various 2011 Unidentified Sea Turtle S/S of three stamps depicting various &a4Ctropical fish. Sheet margins with &a4Cvarious fish, a small SCUBA diver and &a4Cthe ventral view of a sea turtle. &a1C This is probably a Cinderella. &a1C

MI 4235 4500fg 06 Nov 06 Chelonia mydas Boy scouts releasing hatchlings at &a4Cwater's edge. &a1C One of two individual stamps from Michel &a4CGuinea #BL942. &a1C

MI 4235 A 4500fg 06 Nov 06 Chelonia mydas Boy scouts releasing hatchling turtles &a4Cat water's edge. &a1C Individual stamp from Michel Guinea &a4C#BL952A. &a1C

MI 4236 7500fg 06 Nov 06 Caretta caretta Boy scout photographing turtle. &a1C One of two individual stamps from Michel &a4CGuinea #BL942. &a1C

MI 4236 A 7500fg 06 Nov 06 Caretta caretta Boy scout photographing turtle. &a1C Individual stamp from Michel Guinea &a4C#BL943A. &a1C

MI 6397 5000fg 25 Feb 09 Pelusios castaneus Anterior half of one individual, facing &a4Cright, in foreground. Pale head of &a4Csecomd individual in background. &a1C From MI Guinea Bl 1663, which see. &a1C

MI 6398 5000fg 25 Feb 09 Pelomedusa subrufa One individual on land, facing right, in &a4Cforeground. Pale head of a second &a4Cindividual in background. &a1C From MI Guinea Bl 1663, which see. &a1C

MI 6399 5000fg 25 Feb 09 Pelohedusa subrufa Close-up of head of one individual &a4Cfacing left. &a1C From MI Guinea Bl 1663, which see. &a1C

MI 6400 5000fg 25 Feb 09 Caretta caretta One individual swimming up and left in &a4Cforeground. Head of a second individual &a4Cfacing right in background. &a1C From MI Guinea Bl 1663, which see. &a4CStamp is inscribed "Caretta caretta" but &a4Cthe head on the stamp has been &a4Cidentified by George Balazs as a &a4CChelonia mydas. &a1C

MI 6401 5000fg 25 Feb 09 Lepidochelys olivacea One individual swimming right in &a4Cforeground, another paler individual &a4Cswimming right in background. &a1C From MI Guinea Bl 1663, which see. &a1C

MI 6402 5000fg 25 Feb 09 Geochelone sulcata One individual facing three-quarters &a4Cright/ &a1C From MI Guinea Bl 1663, which see. &a4CStamp is inscribed "Centrochelys &a4Csulcata" the genus name used by some &a4Cauthorities. &a1C

MI 6415 2500fg 25 Feb 09 Chelonia mydas Two individuals swimming to right. &a4CInscribed "Les Tortue" in bar at bottom &a4Cof stamp. &a1C This is the stamp from the s/s &a4Cdesignated as Guinea MI Bl 1663 (which &a4Csee). &a1C

MI 8610 10000fg 2011 Aldabrachelys gigantea Triangular stamp w/ one tortoise facing &a4Cthree-quarters left. &a1C When stamp is upright, base of triangle &a4Cis down. &a1C

MI 8611 10000fg 2011 Astrochelys radiata Triangular stamp w/ one tortoise facing &a4Cright. &a1C When stamp is upright, apex of triangle &a4Cis down. &a1C

MI 8612 2011 Pelomedusa subrufra Triangular stamp w/ one turtle facing &a4Cright. &a1C When stamp is upright, base of triangle &a4Cis down. &a1C

MI 8613 10000fg 2011 Stigmochelys pardalis Triangular stamp w/ one hatchling &a4Ctortoise facing right. &a1C When stamp is upright, apex of triangle &a4Cis down. &a1C

MI 8614 10000fg 2011 Geochelone sulcata Triangular stamp w/ one tortoise facing &a4Cviewer w/ head and neck bent to viewer's &a4Cleft. &a1C When stamp is upright, base of triangle &a4Cis down. &a1C

MI 8615 2500fg 2011 Geochelone sulcata Individual triangular stamp from Michel &a4CGuinea BL 1988. &a1C Shows tortoise facing three-quarters &a4Cright. &a1C

MI 8616 15000fg 2011 Geochelone sulcata Individual triangular stamp from Michel &a4CGuinea BL 1988. &a1C Shows tortoise facing three-quarters &a4Cright. &a1C

MI 8617 5000fg 2011 Geochelone sulcata Individual triangular stamp from Michel &a4CGuinea BL 1988. &a1C Shows tortoise facing three-quarters &a4Cright. &a1C

MI BL 942 Various 06 Nov 06 C. mydas & C. caretta S/S w/ two stamps, one each of the &a4Cstamps on the previous two listings, &a4Cabove. &a1C Margin of sheet depicts a seated girl &a4Cscout holding a sea turtle w/ a band &a4Caround its shell, two sea turtles, a &a4Ctortoise, and a lighthouse named &a4C"Colombine". &a1C

MI BL 943 A 7500fg 06 Nov 06 Caretta caretta S/S of one stamp w/ a boy scout &a4Csquatting down, photographing a turtle. &a4CLarge Caretta caretta in background. &a1C Margin of sheet depicts a boy scout &a4Cexamining a turtle w/ a magnifying &a4Cglass, a sea turtle, and several &a4Cfreshwater turtles plus a lighthouse &a4Cnamed "Leuchtturm". &a1C

MI BL 952 A 4500fg 06 Nov 06 Chelonia mydas S/S of one stamp w/ two boy scouts &a4Ckneeling at water's edge releasing &a4Chatchling sea turtles. Large Chelonia &a4Cmydas in background. &a1C Margin of sheet depicts boy scout w/ &a4Cright hand raised, numerous sea turtles &a4Cand a lighthouse named "Cap Recife". &a1C

MI BL 1988 Various 2011 Four Species Mini sheet of three triangular stamps, &a4Ceach depicting a Geochelone sulcata but &a4Ceach w/ a different denom. Upper margin &a4Cof sheet w/ a female Malaclemys &a4Cterrapin, an unidentified tortoise and &a4Cthree tiny white silhouettes of swimming &a4Csea turtles. &a1C Upper margin of sheet inscribed "Les &a4CTortues" in small letters. &a1C

MI BL 5816 5000fg 20 Oct 08 Chelonia mydas S/S of six 5000fg stamps with a man's &a4Cportrait and a locomotive on each. &a4CLocomotives along bottom margin of sheet &a4Cand large sea turtle in upper right &a4Ccorner. &a1C No turtles on stamps. Upper margin of &a4Csheet inscribed "John Shedd Reed". &a1C

MI Bl 1663 2500fg 25 Feb 09 Four Species S/S of one stamp w/ two Chelonia mydas &a4Con stamp. Sheet margin depicts one &a4CGeochelone sulcata, one Pelomedusa &a4Csubrufa and one Lepidochelys olivacea. &a4CSheet margin inscribed "Les Tortues". &a4CNOTE: The sheet margin identifies the &a4Ctortoise as "Centrochelys sulcata" a &a4Cname used by some authorities instead of &a4C"Geochelone sulcata". &a1C The stamp on this sheet is designated as &a4CGuinea MI #6415 (which see). &a1C

MI Bl 1663 5000fg 25 Feb 09 Five Different Species S/S of six stamps, depicting five &a4Cdifferent species of turtles. Upper &a4Cmargin of sheet inscribed "Les Tortues". &a4CFour sea turtles in sheet margin. &a1C Individual stamps on sheet are &a4Cdesignated as MI Guinea #6397-6402. See &a4Clistings of these stamps for turtle &a4CID's. &a1C

SC 1828 750f 18 Feb 00 Three Sea Turtles Sheet of eight stamps w/ a wide central &a4Cgutter, having an overall photomosaic of &a4Cthe Titanic made up of thousands of tiny &a4Cphotographs, three of which depict sea &a4Cturtles. &a1C Photos of turtles are so small as to be &a4Cdifficult to discern w/ the naked eye. &a1C

SC 1877 750f 28 Feb 01 Chelonia mydas S/S of six 750f stamps w/ a turtle on &a4Cone. Inscribed "Vie Marine des &a4CTropiques". Image of turtle extends &a4Cinto selvedge. &a1C This is Pane #2 of two Marine Life of &a4Cthe Tropics panes issued this date. &a1C

SC 1877 a 750f 28 Feb 01 Chelonia mydas Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Guinea &a4C#1877. &a1C &a1C

SC 1884 200f 28 Feb 01 Eretmochelys imbricata Sheet of six 200f stamps. All stamps &a4Cdepict fish but a large turtle appears &a4Cin lower left selvedge. &a1C Sheet inscribed "Bleu Profond des Mers". &a1C

SC 1890 1000f 28 Feb 01 Chelonia mydas Marine Life sheetlet of six 1000f &a4Cse-tenant stamps w/ turtle on one. This &a4Cis Pane #2 of four panes issued this &a4Cdate. &a1C Turtle on one stamp only. Sheet &a4Cinscribed "Vie Marine". &a1C

SC 1890 d 1000f 28 Feb 01 Chelonia mydas Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Guinea &a4C#1890. &a1C &a1C

SC 1891 1000f 28 Feb 01 Eretmochelys imbricata Marine Life sheetlet of six se-tenant &a4C1000f stamps. This is pane #4 of four &a4CMarine Life panes issued this date. &a1C Turtle on one stamp only. Pane &a4Cinscribed "Vie Marine". &a1C

SC 1891 a 1000f 28 Feb 01 Eretmochelys imbricata Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Guinea &a4C#1891. &a1C &a1C

SC C 136 25s 10 Aug 77 Geochelone elegans &a1C &a1C

YV 522 2000fg 2007 Eretmochelys imbricata Mini s/s of one stamp w/ turtle swimming &a4Cup and to right plus a ray. &a1C Thirty-six tiny pictures of turtles form &a4Ca "frame" around the margin of the &a4Csheet. &a1C

YV 523 7500fg 2007 Geochelone pardalis Mini s/s of one stamp with a tortoise &a4Cfacing viewer plus a fish. &a1C Thirty-six tiny pictures of turtles form &a4Ca "frame" around the margin of the &a4Csheet. &a1C

YV 524 20000fg 2007 Chelonia mydas Mini s/s of one stamp w/ turtle swimming &a4Cto right, plus a fish. &a1C Thirty-six tiny pictures of turtles form &a4Ca "frame" around the margin of the &a4Csheet. &a1C

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GUINEA-BISSAU


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

400fca 01 Apr 01 At Least Three Species Sheet of six 400fca stamps (MI &a4C1584-1589) depicting sea turtles and &a4CGalapagos Tortoises. &a1C Fleur-de-lis (boy scout emblem) on each &a4Cstamp. Large sea turtle forms background &a4Cfor entire sheet. &a1C

Various 2009 Geochelone nigra S/S of six stamps commemorating the &a4C200th anniversary of Darwin's birth. &a4CUpper margin of sheet inscribed "Charles &a4CRobert Darwin (1809-1882)". &a1C Tortoise on one stamp only. &a1C

1000fca 2009 Geochelone nigra Individual stamp w/ tortoise from s/s of &a4Csix Darwin stamps. Tortoise facing left &a4Cw/ neck outstretched. &a1C Stamp inscribed "Charles Robert Darwin &a4C(1809-1882)". &a1C

500fcfa 2007 Geochelone carbonaria Mini-sheet of four stamps, each w/ a &a4Cdifferent picture of Charles Darwin and &a4Ca different animal (tortoise, panda, owl &a4Cand butterfly). &a1C Issued for the 125th anniversary of &a4CDarwin's death. Sheet inscribed "Charles &a4CDarwin (1809-1882)". &a1C

500fcfa 2007 Geochelone carbonaria Individual stamp w/ Charles Dawin facing &a4Cleft and tortoise in upper left corner. &a4CFrom Charles Darwin sheet of four. &a1C Issued for the 125th anniversary of &a4CCharles Darwin's death. &a1C

3000fca 2011 Four Species S/S of one stamp. Stamp has one large &a4Cand five small Asterochelys radiata. &a4CSheet margin has one Kinixys spekii, one &a4CStigmochelys pardalis and one &a4CDermochelys coriacea. &a1C Sheet inscribed "Tartarugas" along upper &a4Cmargin. This is probably a Cinderella. &a1C

3000fca 2011 Pseudemydura umbrina S/S of one stamp. One turtle on stamp &a4Cand four in margin. All five are &a4CPseudemydura umbrina. Sheet margin &a4Cinscribed "Ludwig Preiss, 1811-1883". &a1C Ludwig Preiss collected the first &a4Cspecimen of Pseudemydura umbrina. This &a4Csheet is probably a Cinderella. &a1C

MI 1584 400fcfa 01 Apr 01 Sea Turtle & Tortoise Unidentified sea turtle plus head of &a4CGeochelone elephantopus from adjoining &a4Cstamp. &a1C Depicts fleur-de-lis. &a1C

MI 1585 400fcfa 01 Apr 01 Chelonia mydas Head-on view of adult swimming &a4Cunderwater. &a1C Depicts fleur-de-lis. &a1C

MI 1586 400fcfa 01 Apr 01 Eretmochelys imbricata Lateral view of adult swimming to left &a4Cand upwards. &a1C Depicts fleur-de-lis. &a1C

MI 1587 400fcfa 01 Apr 01 Geochelone elephantopus Two adults feeding. Head of one extends &a4Conto stamp above. &a1C Depicts fleur-de-lis. &a1C

MI 1588 400fcfa 01 Apr 01 Chelonia mydas Two adults on beach. &a1C Depicts fleur-de-lis. &a1C

MI 1589 400fcfa 01 Apr 01 Chelonia mydas One adult on beach plus posterior half &a4Cof another individual from the adjoining &a4Cstamp. &a1C Depicts fleur-de-lis. &a1C

MI 1702 100fcfa 30 Jun 01 Dermochelys coriacea Anterior half of turtle, facing right &a4Cplus sketch of dorsal view. &a1C Stamp w/ plain white background. &a1C

MI 1703 500fcfa 30 Jun 01 Lepidochelys olivacea Anterior half of turtle, facing left &a4Cplus sketch of dorsal view. &a1C Stamp w/ plain white background. &a1C

MI 1704 750fcfa 30 Jun 01 Chelonia mydas Anterior half of turtle, facing right &a4Cplus sketch of dorsal view. &a1C Stamp w/ plain white background. &a1C

MI 1705 1000fcfa 30 Jun 01 Eretmochelys imbricata Anterior half of turtle, facing left &a4Cplus sketch of dorsal view. &a1C Stamp w/ plain white background. &a1C

MI 1706 5000fcfa 30 Jun 01 Caretta caretta Anterior half of turtle facing right &a4Cplus sketch of dorsal view. &a1C This is the individual stamp from Michel &a4CGuinea Bissau #BL350. &a1C

MI 2578 450fcfa 15 Oct 03 Trachemys scripta elegans Three adults on land, facing away from &a4Ccamera. &a1C Fleur-de-lis in lower left corner. From &a4Csheet of six. &a1C

MI 2578 -83 450fcfa 15 Oct 03 Five Species of Turtles Mini-sheet of six stamps, all 450fcfa. &a4CDifferent photos of turtles on each &a4Cstamp, along w/ a fleur-de-lis in lower &a4Cleft corner. &a1C Sheet inscribed "As Tartarugas". &a1C

MI 2579 450fcfa 15 Oct 03 Podocnemis sp. Two adults on land, rear view of one, &a4Cside view of the other. &a1C Fleur-de-lis in lower left corner. From &a4Csheet of six. &a1C

MI 2580 450fcfa 15 Oct 03 Chelonia mydas Two adults in shallow water. Head of &a4Cone resting on carapace of the other. &a1C Fleur-de-lis in lower left corner. From &a4Csheet of six. &a1C

MI 2581 450fcfa 15 Oct 03 Unidentified Emydids Two adults basking on log. &a1C Fleur-de-lis in lower left corner. From &a4Csheet of six. &a1C

MI 2582 450fcfa 15 Oct 03 Clemmys insculpta Adult on log, facing right. &a1C Fleur-de-lis in lower left corner. From &a4Csheet of six. &a1C

MI 2583 450fcfa 15 Oct 03 Clemmys insculpta Close-up of head of an adult, facing &a4Cleft. &a1C Fleur-de-lis in lower left corner. From &a4Csheet of six. &a1C

MI 2782 -87 450fcfa 15 Dec 04 Unidentified Sea Turtles Cinderella sheet of six se-tenant stamps &a4Cw/ marine animals and a small lighthouse &a4Con each one. Turtles on two of the six &a4Cstamps. &a1C Sheet inscribed "GOLFINHOS E FAROIS". &a1C

MI 2785 450fcfa 15 Dec 04 Unidentified Sea Turtles Single stamp w/ two small sea turtles &a4Cfrom Michel Guinea-Bissau #2782-87. &a1C This stamp is in the "d" position on the &a4Csheet. &a1C

MI 2787 450fcfa 15 Dec 04 Unidentified Sea Turtle Single stamp w/ sea turtle from Michel &a4CGuinea-Bissau #2782-87. &a1C This stamp is in the "f" position on the &a4Csheet. &a1C

MI 3223 450 Fcfa 25 Oct 05 Chelonia mydas Adult swimming 3/4 towards viewer. &a1C Boy Scout emblem on stamp. &a1C

MI 3223 -28 450 Fcfa 25 Oct 05 Numerous Species Cinderella s/s of six 450Fcfa stamps and &a4Cthree labels, all w/ turtles of various &a4Ckinds. Labels depict two large &a4Ctortoises, one right-side up, the other &a4Cupside down. &a1C Boy Scout emblem on each stamp but not &a4Con labels. &a1C

MI 3224 450 Fcfa 25 Oct 05 Unidentified Tortoises Two hatchling tortoises emerging from &a4Ceggs. &a1C Boy Scout emblem on stamp. &a1C

MI 3225 450 Fcfa 25 Oct 05 Chelonia mydas Adult swimming directly toward viewer. &a1C Boy Scout emblem on stamp. &a1C

MI 3226 450 Fcfa 25 Oct 05 Trachemys scripta elegans Adult w/ bumpy shell on land, facing 3/4 &a4Cleft. &a1C Boy Scout emblem on stamp. &a1C

MI 3227 450 Fcfa 25 Oct 05 Tortoises + Kinosternid Two unidentified tortoises fighting in &a4Cforeground. Unidentified Kinosternid in &a4Cpale blue in background. &a1C Boy Scout emblem on stamp. &a1C

MI 3228 450 Fcfa 25 Oct 05 Chelonia mydas Adult swimming to left w/ fore flippers &a4Cin upward position. &a1C Boy Scout emblem on stamp. &a1C

MI 4808 1000fca 03 Aug 10 Chelonia mydas Two individuals; one swimming right near &a4Ctop of stamp and one swimming left near &a4Cbottom of stamp. &a1C This is the individual stamp w/ turtles &a4Cfrom MI Guinea-Bissau Bl 806 (which &a4Csee). &a1C

MI 5025 350fca 28 Oct 10 Chelonia mydas One individual swimming down and right. &a1C Background color of stamp is rose. From &a4CGuinea-Bissau MI BL 867 (sheet of six). &a1C

MI 5026 350fca 28 Oct 10 Lepidochelys olivacea One individual swimming down and right. &a1C Background color of stamp is yellow. &a4CFrom Guinea-Bissau MI BL 867 (sheet of &a4Csix). &a1C

MI 5027 500fca 28 Oct 10 Caretta caretta One individual swimming down and right. &a1C Background color of stamp is lavender. &a4CFrom Guinea-Bissau MI BL 867 (sheet of &a4Csix). &a1C

MI 5028 500fca 28 Oct 10 Dermochelys coriacea One individual swimming down and left. &a1C Background color of stamp is light &a4Cgreen. From Guinea-Bissau MI BL 867 &a4C(sheet of six). &a1C

MI 5029 700fca 28 Oct 10 Lepidochelys kempii One inividual swimming left. &a1C Background color of stamp is &a4Cpinkish-lavender. From Guinea-Bissau MI &a4CBL 867 (sheet of six). &a1C

MI 5030 900fca 28 Oct 10 Eretmochelys imbricata One individual swimming down and left. &a1C Background color of stamp is &a4Cyellow-green. From Guinea-Bissau MI BL &a4C867 (sheet of six). &a1C

MI 5031 1500fca 28 Oct 10 Caretta caretta One individual swimming right and &a4Cslightly downward. &a1C Background color on stamp is pink. From &a4CGuinea-Bissau MI BL 867 (sheet of two). &a1C

MI 5032 1500fca 28 Oct 10 Caretta caretta One individual swimming right and &a4Cslightly downward. &a1C Background color of stamp is &a4Cyellow-green. From Guinea-Bissau MI BL &a4C867 (sheet of two). &a1C

MI BL 350 5000fcfa 30 Jun 01 Caretta caretta S/S w/ one stamp depicting anterior half &a4Cof turtle facing right plus sketch of &a4Cdorsal view. Individual stamp is Michel &a4CGuinea Bissau #1706. &a1C Additional large turtle in margin of &a4Csheet. &a1C

MI BL 807 3200r 2010 Chelonia mydas Sheet depicting stamps of eight &a4Cdifferent countries, each w/ a picture &a4Cof a different animal. The &a4Cdenominiations of each of the eight &a4Cdepicted stamps is obiterated w/ a &a4Choriz. green bar. &a1C One of the stamps depicted in the margin &a4Cis Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus &a4CScott #327 which shows a turtle swimming &a4Cto right. &a1C

MI BL 867 ** Various 28 Oct 10 Six Diff. Sea Turtles Sheet of six stamps w/ a different sea &a4Cturtle on each. Upper margin of sheet &a4Cinscribed "Tartarugas". &a1C ** Complete Michel number for this sheet &a4Cis 5025-5030 BL 867. &a1C

MI BL 867 ** 1500fca 28 Oct 10 Caretta caretta S/S of two 1500fca stamps. One turtle &a4Con each stamp plus two more in upper &a4Cmargin. The larger turtle in the upper &a4Cmargin is identified as Lagothrix &a4Cflavicauda which is a monkey. &a1C ** Complete Michel number for this sheet &a4Cis "5031-5032 BL 867". &a1C

MI Bl 465 3000fcfa 15 Dec 04 Unidentified Sea Turtle Cinderella s/s of one stamp. Fish and &a4Csmall lighthouse on stamp. Margin shows &a4Cundersea scene w/ fish and swimming sea &a4Cturtle. &a1C Sheet inscribed "PEIXES E FAROIS". &a1C

MI Bl 466 3000fcfa 15 Dec 04 Unidentified Sea Turtle Cinderella s/s of one stamp. Dolphin &a4Cand lighthouse on stamp. Margin shows &a4Cundersea scene w/ dolphins and a sea &a4Cturtle, apparently resting on the &a4Cbottom. &a1C Sheet inscribed "GOLFHINOS E FAROIS". &a1C

MI Bl 525 2500fcfa 15 Jul 05 Unidentified Sea Turtle S/S of one stamp. Stamp depicts two &a4Csubmarines. Selvedge depicts a cut-away &a4Cview of a submarine, a lighthouse, a &a4Cbird, porpoises, a manatee, and a &a4Cturtle. No turtles on stamp. &a1C Top of sheet inscribed "II Guerra &a4CMundial - Submarinos". &a1C

MI Bl 538 2500Fcfa 25 Oct 05 Unidentified Sea Turtle Cinderella s/s of one stamp w/ sea &a4Cturtle swimming to left underwater. &a4CLarge selvedge depicts tortoises and a &a4Cfreshwater turtle laying eggs. &a1C Sheet inscribed "Tartarugas". &a1C

MI Bl 806 Various 03 Aug 10 Chelonia mydas Sheet of five stamps and one label. &a4CStamps depict various endangered &a4Creptiles and mammals. Turtles on one &a4Cstamp only. Upper margin of sheet &a4Cinscribed "Animais Postos Em Perigo". &a1C The five stmps on the sheet are &a4Cdesignated as MI Guinea-Bissau &a4C#4804-4808. &a1C

SC 995 Various 1997 Chelonia mydas Block of four w/ a different endangered &a4Canimal on each. &a1C Turtle on one stamp only. &a1C

SC 995 c 10,000p 1997 Chelonia mydas Adult underwater swimming down & to &a4Cright. &a1C &a1C

SG 1373 150FCA 18 Dec 02 Pelusios castaneus Adult facing left w/ white background. &a1C From set of four reptile stamps. Stanley &a4CGibbons lists species as Pelusios &a4Csuniger (sic) but Mr. Nils Boysen has &a4Cidentified it as Pelusios castaneus. &a4CDate has also been reported as 9 Dec 02. &a1C

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GUYANA


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

$600 16 Jun 92 Unidentified Tortoise MI Guyana #3831BA on s/s w/ white border &a4Ccontaining a fleur-de-lis. &a1C Date from FDC. &a1C

$600 16 Jun 92 Unidentified Tortoise MI Guyana #3830BA on s/s w/ white border &a4Ccontaining a fleur-de-lis. &a1C Date from FDC. &a1C

$600 16 Jun 92 Unidentified Tortoise One MI Guyana #3830BA and one MI Guyana &a4C#3831BA on a single s/s w/ a night view &a4Cof Genova in border. &a1C Date from FDC. &a1C

$600 1994 Unidentified Tortoise Se-tenant pair of gold foil stamps on &a4Cs/s, rouletted horizontally in center. &a4CTortoise in margin of sheet. &a1C Ten insects on the stamp itself. &a1C

$600 1994 Unidentified Tortoise Se-tenant pair of silver foil stamps on &a4Cs/s, rouletted horizontally in center. &a4CTortoise in margin of sheet. &a1C Ten insects on the stamp itself. &a1C

$300 05 Sep 95 Dermochelys coriacea Single stamp from Scott Guyana 2980. &a1C &a1C

$600 Unidentified Tortoise Embossed gold foil stamp on s/s w/ white &a4Cborder containing a Fleur de Lis and the &a4Cwords "PROTECT OUR ENVIRONMENT" in upper &a4Cright corner. &a1C &a1C

$600 Unidentified Tortoise Embossed silver foil stamp on white s/s &a4Cw/ Fleur de Lis and the words "PROTECT &a4COUR ENVIRONMENT" in upper right corner. &a1C &a1C

$5 20 Nov 96 Cartoon Turtles Sheet of eight stamps plus one label w/ &a4Cpictures identical to Guyana Scott #2917 &a4Cexcept that stamp #2917e (the central &a4Cstamp) is replaced on this sheet w/ a &a4Cnon-denominated label. &a1C Sheet is footnoted by Scott but no &a4Cseparate number is assigned. &a1C

$5 20 Nov 96 Cartoon Turtles Single stamp w/ turtles from sheet of &a4Ceight stamps plus one label. It is &a4Cidentical to Scott Guyana 2917g except &a4Cfor the denomination. &a1C Because a label replaces 2917e on this &a4Csheet, the turtle stamp falls in the "f" &a4Cposition instead of the "g" position. &a1C

MI 3830 B $600 16 Jun 92 Unidentified Tortoise Identical to Michel #3830BA, but imperf. &a1C &a1C

MI 3830 BA $600 16 Jun 92 Unidentified Tortoise Embossed on gold foil. Depicts a small &a4Ctortoise and many other animals. Die-cut &a4Cwavy perfs. &a1C Inscribed "World Thematic Exhibition". &a1C

MI 3831 B $600 16 Jun 92 Unidentified Tortoise Identical to Michel #3831BA, but imperf. &a1C &a1C

MI 3831 BA $600 16 Jun 92 Unidentified Tortoise Embossed on silver foil. Depicts small &a4Ctortoise and many other animals. &a4CDie-cut wavy perfs. &a1C Inscribed "World Thematic Exhibition". &a1C

MI 4123 BA $600 30 Mar 93 Unidentified Sea Turtle Embossed on gold foil. Depicts a small &a4Csea turtle and other sea creatures. &a1C Date also reported as 28 Dec 92. &a1C

MI 4124 BA $600 30 Mar 93 Unidentified Sea Turtle Embossed on silver foil. Depicts small &a4Csea turtle and other sea creatures. &a1C Date also reported as 28 Dec 92. &a1C

MI BL 191 B $600 16 Jun 92 Unidentified Tortoise MI Guyana #3830B on s/s w/ night view of &a4CGenova in border. &a1C Inscribed "World Thematic Exhibition". &a1C

MI BL 192 B $600 16 Jun 92 Unidentified Tortoise MI Guyana #3831B on s/s w/ night view of &a4CGenova in border. &a1C Inscribed "World Thematic Exhibition". &a1C

MI BL 228 $600 16 Dec 92 Unidentified Sea Turtle S/S w/ 4 stamps (2 owls, a butterfly, &a4Cand a turtle). There are no &a4Cinscriptions on the individual stamps, &a4Cbut in the center of the sheet, &a4Cextending onto the corners of all 4 &a4Cstamps, is a logo, the word "GUYANA", &a4Cand "$600", embossed in gold. &a1C Imperf. sheet w/o denoms. on individual &a4Cstamps; one denom for entire sheet. &a4CIssued for "Genova '92". &a1C

MI BL 229 $600 16 Dec 92 Unidentified Sea Turtle S/S w/ 4 stamps (2 owls, a butterfly, &a4Cand a turtle). There are no inscriptions &a4Con the individual stamps, but in the &a4Ccenter of the sheet, extending onto the &a4Ccorners of all 4 stamps, is a logo, the &a4Cword "GUYANA", and "$600", embossed in &a4Csilver. &a1C Imperf. sheet w/o denoms. on individual &a4Cstamps; one denom. for entire sheet. &a4CIssued for "Genova '92". &a1C

MI BL 248 $600 30 Mar 93 Unidentified Sea Turtle s/s w/ MI Guyana #4123BA. The stamp &a4Cdepicts a turtle and there is a turtle &a4Cin the selvedge. &a1C Date also reported as 28 Dec 92. &a1C

MI BL 249 $600 30 Mar 93 Unidentified Sea Turtle s/s w/ MI Guyana #4124BA. The stamp &a4Cdepicts a turtle and there is a turtle &a4Cin the selvedge. &a1C Date also reported as 28 Dec 92. &a1C

MI BL 254 $600 30 Mar 93 Unidentified Sea Turtle S/S w/ MI Guyana #4123BA. Penguins in &a4Cmargin w/ heads in upper selvedge and &a4Cfeet in lower selvedge. &a1C Gold foil stamp. &a1C

MI BL 255 $600 30 Mar 93 Unidentified Sea Turtle S/S w/ MI Guyana #4124BA. Penguins in &a4Cmargin w/ heads in upper selvedge and &a4Cfeet in lower selvedge. &a1C Silver foils stamp. &a1C

MI BL 307 $600 01 Sep 93 Unidentified Tortoise Gold foil tortoise stamp on s/s w/ a &a4Cview of Genova Harbor and two ships. &a1C Very small tortoise. No marginal &a4Cinscriptions. &a1C

MI BL 308 $600 01 Sep 93 Unidentified Tortoise Silver foil tortoise stamp on s/s w/ a &a4Cview of Genova Harbor and two ships. &a1C Very small tortoise. No marginal &a4Cinscriptions. &a1C

MI BL 385 $600 1994 Unidentified Tortoises s/s w/ Flemish Painting: Noah's Ark, w/ &a4Ctortoises in foreground. No turtles on &a4Cstamp. A flown cover is postmarked 17 &a4CMar 94. &a1C Stamp embossed on Gold Foil. Inscribed &a4C"The Year of the Dog". &a1C

MI BL 386 $600 1994 Unidentified Tortoises s/s w/ Flemish Painting: Noah's Ark, w/ &a4Ctortoises in foreground. No turtles on &a4Cstamp. A flown cover is postmarked 17 &a4CMar 94. &a1C Stamp embossed on silver foil. &a4CInscribed "The Year of the Dog". &a1C

SC 268 15c 15 Feb 78 Chelonia mydas &a1C &a1C

SC 722 60c 15 Nov 83 Chelonia mydas Scott Guyana #268 w/ the "15c" blocked &a4Cout w/ horiz. black lines and o/p "60" &a4Cin black in upper right corner. &a1C &a1C

SC 2381 $12.80 1991 Dermatemys mawii Sheetlet of 20 different stamps, one of &a4Cwhich has the turtle. &a1C This is a renumbering by Scott. It was &a4Cformerly Scott Guyana 905. &a1C

SC 2381 s $12.80 1991 Dermatemys mawii This is the single stamp w/ the turtle &a4Cfrom Guyana #2381. &a1C This is a renumbering by Scott. It was &a4Cformerly Scott Guyana #905s. &a1C

SC 2917 $30 23 Feb 95 Cartoon Turtles Sheet of nine $30 stamps depicting &a4CDisney characters as workers w/ various &a4Canimals. Upper margin inscribed &a4C"Mickey's Animal Workers". Lower margin &a4Cinscribed "Disney Characters at Work". &a1C Similar to a sheet of eight $5 stamps &a4Chaving identical pictures as the stamps &a4Con this sheet but with the central stamp &a4C(#2917e) replaced by a non-denominated &a4Clabel. &a1C

SC 2917 g $30 23 Feb 95 Cartoon Turtles Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Guyana &a4C#2917. &a1C Depicts Mickey Mouse as a pet shop &a4Ckeeper w/ two small turtles in &a4Cforeground. &a1C

SC 2976 Various 05 Sep 95 Chelonia mydas m/s of four stamps w/ turtle on one &a4Conly. &a1C Incorrectly listed by Linn's under &a4CGRENADA GRENADINES w/ issue date of May &a4C95. &a1C

SC 2976 b $35 05 Sep 95 Chelonia mydas Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Guyana &a4C2976. &a1C Incorrectly listed by Linn's under &a4CGRENADA GRENADINES w/ issue date of May &a4C95. &a1C

SC 2978 $60 05 Sep 95 Eretmochelys imbricata m/s of nine stamps w/ turtle on one &a4Conly. &a1C Incorrectly listed by Linn's under &a4CGRENADA GRENADINES w/ issue date of May &a4C95. &a1C

SC 2978 d $60 05 Sep 95 Eretmochelys imbricata Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Guyana &a4C2978. &a1C Incorrectly listed by Linn's under &a4CGRENADA GRENADINES w/ issue date of May &a4C95. &a1C

SC 2980 $300 05 Sep 95 Dermochelys coriacea s/s w/ one stamp and extensive notes in &a4Cmargin. &a1C Incorrectly listed by Linn's under &a4CGRENADA GRENADINES w/ issue date of May &a4C95. &a1C

SC 2985 $8 1995 Cartoon Turtle Disney Pocahontas sheet of nine w/ three &a4Cturtles on one stamp. &a1C &a1C

SC 2985 e $8 1995 Cartoon Turtle Single stamp w/ three turtles from &a4CDisney Pocahontas sheet. &a1C &a1C

SC 3135 $80 12 Feb 97 Mythological Turtle Pane #2 of three panes issued on this &a4Cdate for Hong Kong 97. This pane has &a4Cfour stamps, each w/ a different &a4Cmythological creature. &a1C Turtle on one stamp only. Sheet &a4Cinscribed "Passage to Destiny". &a1C

SC 3135 a $80 12 Feb 97 Mythological Turtle Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Guyana &a4C3135. &a1C Issued for Hong Kong 97. &a1C

SC 3373 $100 01 Mar 99 Cartoon Turtle S/S of five $100 stamps in a horiz. row. &a4CInscribed "Robin Hood Train" and "A &a4CPhilatelic Ride Through Sherwood &a4CForest". &a1C Disney characters. &a1C

SC 3373 e $100 01 Mar 99 Cartoon Turtle Turtle and rabbit family riding in a &a4Crailroad car w/ a thatched roof and a &a4Cchimney. &a1C Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Guyana &a4C3373. &a1C

SC 3374 $100 01 Mar 99 Cartoon Turtle S/S sheet of five stamps in a horiz. &a4Crow. Inscribed "Diamond Mine Railroad" &a4Cand "Snow White's Philatelic Ride &a4CThrough the Diamond Mine". &a1C Disney characters. &a1C

SC 3374 d $100 01 Mar 99 Cartoon Turtle Turtle and other characters from &a4CDisney's "Snow White and the Seven &a4CDwarfs" riding on a railroad car. &a1C Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Guyana &a4C3374. &a1C

SC 3481 $80 15 May 00 Chelonia mydas One of three panes of eight se-tenant, &a4C$80 stamps issued this date. Turtle on &a4Cone stamp only. &a1C Inscribed "Tropical Treasures of the &a4CSea". Date also reported as 1 May 00. &a1C

SC 3481 g $80 15 May 00 Chelonia mydas Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Guyana &a4C3481. &a1C &a1C

SC 3608 $400 28 Mar 01 Cartoon Tortoise S/S of one stamp featuring "Hello Kitty" &a4Ca Japanese cartoon character. Prominent &a4Ctortoise in selvedge. No turtle on &a4Cstamp. Represents Japanese fairy tale: &a4CThe Fisherman. &a1C From set of twelve s/s's, all featuring &a4C"Hello Kitty" & all representing fairy &a4Ctales. Six sheets inscribed in English &a4Cand six in Japanese. &a1C

SC 3884 $160 10 Jan 05 Geochelone carbonaria Sheetlet of four se-tenant stamps &a4Cdepicting red-footed tortoise, boa, &a4Ciguana and dwarf caiman. &a1C Inscribed "Reptiles of South America". &a1C

SC 3884 a $160 10 Jan 05 Geochelone carbonaria Single stamp w/ tortoise from Scott &a4CGuyana #3884. &a1C &a1C

SC 3983 $500 28 Mar 07 Unidentified Sea Turtle S/S of one stamp issued for the 2007 &a4CCricket World Cup. Large map of &a4CCaribbean Sea in center of sheet and &a4Cflags of sixteen Caribbean nations in &a4Cmargins. &a1C Sheet inscribed in red: "The Caribbean &a4Cwelcomes the Cricket World Cup 2007". &a4CSmall turtle on the Coat-of-Arms which &a4Cappears on the Cayman Is. Flag. &a1C

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@@@HAI.html HAITI HAITI

HAITI


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 475 5c 04 Apr 61 Map of Tortuga Island &a1C &a1C

SC 484 50c 10 May 62 Map of Tortuga Island Scott Haiti #475 w/ three o/p's as &a4Cfollows: (1) "EXPLORATION SPATIALE - &a4CJOHN GLENN, (2) Space Capsule, and (3) &a4C50c revaluation. &a1C &a1C

SC 485 1.50g 10 may 62 Map of Tortuga Island Scott Haiti #475 w/ three o/p's as &a4Cfollows: (1) "EXPLORATION SPATIALE - &a4CJOHN GLENN", (2) A Space Capsule, and &a4C(3) revaluation to 1.50g. &a1C &a1C

SC C 182 1g 04 Apr 61 Map of Tortuga Island &a1C &a1C

SC C 186 1g 10 May 62 Map of Tortuga Island Scott Haiti #C182 w/ two o/p's as &a4Cfollows: (1) "EXPLORATION SPATIALE - &a4CJOHN GLENN, and (2) A Space Capsule. &a1C &a1C

SC C 187 2g 10 May 62 Map of Tortuga Island Scott Haiti #C182 w/ three o/p's as &a4Cfollows: (1) "EXPLORATION SPATIALE - &a4CJOHN GLENN, (2) A Space Capsule, and (3) &a4Crevaluation to 2g. &a1C &a1C

Last updated:  &a24CJun 5, 2012

@@@HAK.html HAKASIA HAKASIA

HAKASIA

An autonomous republic in the Russian Federation. Capital: Abakan.


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

5.- 2001? Pokemon Character Turtle Cinderella S/S of nine 5.- denoms w/ a &a4Cdifferent Pokemon character on each. &a1C Stamp in "a" position depicts &a4C"Squirtle". Each stamp inscribed &a4C"2000". &a1C

5.- 2001? Pokemon Character Turtle Single stamp w/ "Squirtle" from sheet of &a4Cnine. &a1C Cinderella. Stamp inscribed "2000". &a1C

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@@@HON.html HONDURAS HONDURAS

HONDURAS


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC C 164 16c 20 Oct 47 Ancient Stone Turtle &a1C &a1C

SC C 165 22c 20 Oct 47 Ancient Stone Turtle &a1C &a1C

SC C 166 40c 20 Oct 47 Ancient Stone Turtle &a1C &a1C

SC C 167 1l 20 Oct 47 Ancient Stone Turtle &a1C &a1C

SC C 168 2l 20 Oct 47 Ancient Stone Turtle &a1C &a1C

SC C 169 5l 20 Oct 47 Ancient Stone Turtle &a1C &a1C

SC C 181 16c 26 Feb 51 Ancient Stone Turtle Honduras #C164 o/p in carmine: "U.P.U. / &a4C75 Aniversario / 1874-1949". &a1C &a1C

SC C 181 a 16c 26 Feb 51 Ancient Stone Turtle This is Honduras C181 w/ an inverted &a4Co/p. &a1C &a1C

SC C 182 22c 26 Feb 51 Ancient Stone Turtle Honduras #165 o/p in carmine: "U.P.U. / &a4C75 Aniversario / 1874-1949". &a1C &a1C

SC C 182 a 22c 26 Feb 51 Ancient Stone Turtle This is Honduras C182 w/ an inverted &a4Co/p. &a1C &a1C

SC C 183 40c 26 Feb 51 Ancient Stone Turtle Honduras #C166 o/p in carmine: "U.P.U. / &a4C75 Aniversario / 1874-1949". &a1C &a1C

SC C 184 1l 26 Feb 51 Ancient Stone Turtle Honduras #C167 o/p in carmine: "U.P.U. / &a4C75 Aniversario / 1874-1949". &a1C &a1C

SC C 185 2l 26 Feb 51 Ancient Stone Turtle Honduras #C168 o/p in carmine: "U.P.U. / &a4C75 Aniversario / 1874-1949". &a1C &a1C

SC C 185 a 2l 26 Feb 51 Ancient Stone Turtle This is Honduras C185 w/ an inverted &a4Co/p. &a1C &a1C

SC C 186 5l 26 Feb 51 Ancient Stone Turtle Honduras #C169 o/p in carmine: "U.P.U. / &a4C75 Aniverario / 1874-1949". &a1C &a1C

SC C 351 12c 1964 Ancient Stone Turtle Honduras #C165 o/p in black: "L. 0.12". &a1C &a1C

SC C 353 30c 1964 Ancient Stone Turtle Honduras #C167 o/p in black: "L. 0.30". &a1C &a1C

SC C 354 40c 1965 Ancient Stone Turtle Honduras #C168 o/p in black: "L. 0.40". &a1C &a1C

SC C 379 2l 20 Dec 65 Ancient Stone Turtle Honduras #C168 o/p in black: "IN &a4CMEMORIUM /Sir Winston Churchill / &a4C1874-1965". &a1C &a1C

SC C 544 1.00l 28 Jun 74 Ancient Stone Turtle Honduras #C168 o/p in black: "1L". &a1C &a1C

SC C 1073 Various 07 Apr 00 Rhinoclemmys? sp. Sheet of twenty stamps depicting various &a4Cmusical instruments. Sheet inscribed &a4C"Instrumentos Musicales" and "Autoctonos &a4CMesoamericanos". &a1C Turtle shell on one stamp only. &a1C

SC C 1073 c 1.40l 07 Apr 00 Rhinoclemmys? sp. Single stamp w/ turtle shell instrument &a4Cfrom Scott Honduras #C1073. &a1C Stamp inscribed "Ayotl". &a1C

SC C 957 1.40 l 10 Oct 95 Kinosternon scorpioides Photograph of old adult out of water. &a1C Part of Conservation Ecology set. &a1C

SC C 1038 L20 + 2 31 Jul 98 Eretmochelys imbricata Size of small s/s, but stamp is not &a4Cdeliniated from selvedge. Described by &a4CScott as "Imperf." &a1C Air Mail Stamp. &a1C

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@@@HON2.html HONG KONG (CHINA) HONG KONG (CHINA)

HONG KONG (CHINA)


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC Various 30 Mar 06 Cartoon Turtle Booklet of six stamps, each w/ a dressed &a4Cteddy bear and an attached label w/ an &a4Cunclothed teddy bear. Same designs as &a4CScott Hong Kong #1181a and 1181b. &a1C Back pages of booklet contain &a4Cself-adhesive, "peelables" of various &a4Citems of clothing and accessories such &a4Cas eyeglasses, neckties and feather &a4Cplumes for dressing the bears on the &a4Clabels, much like paper dolls. Scott &a4Chas assigned a number to the booklet &a4Cpane (#1181a) but not to the entire &a4Cbooklet. &a1C

SC 1181 $5 30 Mar 06 Cartoon Turtle Individual stamp from either Scott Hong &a4CKong #1181a or 1181b. Dressed teddy &a4Cbear w/ small turtle in bottom right &a4Ccorner. &a1C Stamp inscribed "Dress Bear Up" along &a4Cbottom margin. &a1C

SC 1181 a Various 30 Mar 06 Cartoon Turtle Booklet pane containing one each of &a4CScott Hong Kong #1180 and #1181. &a1C Small turtle in lower right corner of &a4C#1181. &a1C

SC 1181 b Various 30 Mar 06 Cartoon Turtle S/S of six stamps (including #1181) plus &a4Cone label. Each stamp w/ a dressed teddy &a4Cbear. &a1C Sheet inscribed "Dress Bear Up" in &a4Ccentral, horizontal gutter. &a1C

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@@@HUN.html HUNGARY HUNGARY

HUNGARY


Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 3040 6fo 15 Dec 86 Emys orbicularis &a1C &a1C

SC 3104 4fo 11 Dec 87 Cartoon Tortoise Tortoise & Hare Fable. &a1C &a1C

SC 3193 10fo 26 Jul 89 Emys orbicularis &a1C &a1C

SC 3759 70ft 2001 Testudo hermanni Dorsal view. &a1C Small, pale globe in upper right corner, &a4Cshowing Europe. &a1C