What's New: June 2000
Here is the material that was added or modified for this update:
List of Stamps Arranged by Country
- Appendix II: Labels, Seals, Advertising Stamps, Etc.
QUEBEC CONSERVATION STAMPS
Sheet of two stamps issued 1 April 2000 by Foundation de la Faune
du Quebec. Denomination of entire sheet is $10.00. One stamp
depicts Atlantic puffins and the other stamp depicts two wood
turtles (Clemmys insculpta). The turtle stamp bears a remarkably
realistic painting by Patricia Pepin. These sheets are only on
sale from the date of issue until 31 March 2001.
SINCLAIR OIL COMPANY (SECOND SERIES)
Triptych of labels issued in 1938. They were for distribution
during week 1 of the promotion. The three animals depicted are
Moschops, Archelon, and Psittacosaurus with the turtle (Archelon)
on the middle label.
Label of unknown origin and date depicting a Mock Turtle and
printed entirely in blue on white paper. Inscriptions are "Two
Golden Slumbers", "Mourning Stamp", and prominently across the
bottom of the label, "Wonderland".
- Appendix IV: Chelonian Taxa Appearing on Postage Stamps of the World
- Batagur baska
- Chitra indica
- Kinixys homeana
- Sternotherus odoratus
- Appendix V: Post Offices with "Turtle" or "Tortoise" in Their Names
- A new appendix compiled by Donald Riemer and Miriam Congedo.