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1p 02 Jul 34 Chelonia mydas

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2p 02 Jul 34 Chelonia mydas

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8p 02 Jul 34 Chelonia mydas

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2sh6p 02 Jul 34 Chelonia mydas

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7p 19 Nov 56 Chelonia mydas

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4p 28 Aug 73 Chelonia mydas Triangular stamp.

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9p 28 Aug 73 Caretta caretta Triangular stamp.

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12p 28 Aug 73 Eretmochelys imbricata Triangular stamp.

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25p 21 May 78 Chelonia mydas Contains 2 se-tenant strips of Nos. 229a-229c, separated by a horizontal gutter w/ inscriptions and pictures.

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25p 21 May 78 Chelonia mydas Single stamp from Scott Ascension #229.

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12p 08 Jan 79 Chelonia mydas

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10p 17 Nov 80 Ship: HMS Tortoise

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10p 19 Apr 82 Unidentified Sea Turtle From Darwin set. Small turtle in border.

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12p 19 Apr 82 Unidentified Sea Turtle From Darwin set. Small turtle in border.

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15p 19 Apr 82 Unidentified Sea Turtle From Darwin set. Small turtle in border.

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40p 19 Apr 82 Unidentified Sea Turtle From Darwin set. Small turtle in border.

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20p June 1984 Chelonia mydas The turtle is on a 50p coin pictured on the stamp.

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12p 07 Jun 85 Stylized Sea Turtles Two turtles on stamp plus turtle on se-tenant label.

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15p 07 Jun 85 Stylized Sea Turtles Two turtles on stamp plus turtle on se-tenant label.

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20p 07 Jun 85 Stylized Sea Turtles Two turtles on stamp plus turtle on se-tenant label.

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70p 07 Jun 85 Stylized Sea Turtles Two turtles on stamp plus turtle on se-tenant label.

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

SC 481

25p 17 Nov 89 Chelonia mydas Adult swimming underwater.

SC 481 a

25p 17 Nov 89 Chelonia mydas Booklet containing four Scott Ascension # 481. Cover has an outline map of Ascension Island and a silhouette of a sea turtle.

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18p 13 Oct 92 Childs Drawing of Turtle Child's drawing of Santa Claus riding a turtle underwater. Turtle and an octopus both wearing Santa Claus hats.

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

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

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

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

SC 589

30p each 22 Mar 94 Chelonia mydas s/s w/ four different 30p stamps, showing nesting process and hatchlings heading toward the sea. Two swimming turtles in margin of sheet.

SC 589 a

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

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

SC 589 c

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

SC 589 d

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

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Various 01 Sep 97 Chelonia mydas Booklet containing two 15p stamps and two 35p stamps. Cover has a silhouette of a sea turtle. Turtle is on booklet cover only, not on stamps.

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

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

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

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

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

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

SC 754 b

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

SC 754 c

25p 08 Mar 00 Chelonia mydas Close-up of head and anterior portion of carapace. From Scott Ascension 754.

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

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25p 08 May 00 Chelonia mydas Scott Ascension #754 inscribed "The Stamp Show 2000" on the stamp show emblem, in the lower right corner of the sheet. For the stamp show at Earls Court, London, 22-28 May 2000.

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Various 01 Feb 01 Two Species of Turtles S/S w/ two stamps , each depicting a sea turtle. Upper corners of sheet have logos for Year of the Snake and Hong Kong Stamp Exhibition 2001. Selvedge has map of Ascension on one side and scenes from Hong Kong on the other.

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25p 01 Feb 01 Chelonia mydas One of two turtle stamps from s/s issued this date.

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40p 01 Feb 01 Caretta caretta One of two turtle stamps from s/s issued this date.

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

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

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2 pounds 28 Aug 02 Chelonia mydas Green Turtle on beach and Wild Currant in upper left corner.

SC 898 var

40p 2006 Stylized Sea Turtle S/S of eight stamps in two vertical columns w/ highly stylized sea turtle in left selvedge. Stamps are SC 898 a and 898b. Sheet inscribed "Exploration and Innovation - 2006" and "500th Anniversary of the Death of Christopher Columbus". Sheet not listed by Scott.

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40p 09 Jul 07 Chelonia mydas Depicts a sea turtle rescue operation - a group of scouts rescuing a stranded sea turtle. Issued for 100th Anniversary of Scouting. Inscribed "Turtle Rescue".

Various 09 Jul 07 Chelonia mydas Mini sheet of four stamps issued for the 100th anniversary of scouting. One stamp shows a stranded turtle being rescued by a group of scouts. Stamp with turtle is Scott Ascension #915.

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35p 05 Feb 08 Chelonia mydas Stamp divided into two halves; swimming green turtle on left and clutch of eggs on right. From set of twelve stamps showing various animals and their eggs.

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15p 01 Oct 09 Chelonia mydas Se-tenant pair of 15p stamps w/ a picture of Dr. Archie Carr on each w/ a balloon. Issued for the 100th birth anniversary of Dr. Archie Carr, pioneering sea turtle researcher and educator.

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

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15p 01 Oct 09 Chelonia mydas Close-up photo of Dr. Archie Carr w/ balloon on left, map of Ascension Island on right. Issued for the 100th birth anniversary of Dr. Archie Carr, pioneering sea turtle researcher and educator.

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

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

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35p 01 Oct 09 Chelonia mydas Stamp w/ head of turtle on left and eggs being deposited in nest on right. Issued to promote sea turtle research and conservation.

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35p 01 Oct 09 Chelonia mydas Stamp w/ hatchlings on beach at left and map of Ascension Island at right. Issued to promote sea turtle research and conservation.

35p 01 Oct 09 Chelonia mydas Mini sheet of six stamps, three showing eggs being deposited in nest and three showing hatchlings on beach. Nesting female throwing sand in air in sheet margin. Issued to promote sea turtle research and conservation.

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40p 01 Oct 09 Chelonia mydas Se-tenant pair showing beach raking and population monitoring. Issued to promote sea turtle research and conservation.

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40p 01 Oct 09 Chelonia mydas Stamp w/ turtle's head on left and man raking beach on right. Issued to promote sea turtle research and conservation.

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40p 01 Oct 09 Chelonia mydas Stamp w/ woman on left, taking notes on sea turtle populations and map of Ascension Island on right. Issued to promote sea turtle research and conservation.

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

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65p 01 Oct 09 Chelonia mydas Se-tenant pair w/ different scenes of turtle rescue operations. Issued to promote sea turtle research and conservation.

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65p 01 Oct 09 Chelonia mydas Turtle head on left and a person in red clothing engaged in a sea turtle rescue operation on right. Issued to promote sea turtle research and conservation.

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65p 01 Oct 09 Chelonia mydas A person dressed in red and a person dressed in white engaged in a sea turtle rescue operation are depicted at left. A map of Ascension Island is at right. Issued to promote sea turtle research and conservation.

65p 01 Oct 09 Chelonia mydas Mini sheet of six stamps. Three showing one person rescuing a sea turtle and three showing two people rescuing a sea turtle. Adult turtle in surf in sheet margin. Issued to promote sea turtle research and conservation.

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50p 09 Nov 09 Geochelone elephantopus Portrait of Charles Darwin on right and Galapagos Tortoise on left. Issued for the 200th birth anniversary of Charles Darwin.

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£1.60 15 Jun 15 Chelonia mydas Stamp shows King John, Coat of Arms of Ascension. Turtles in Coat of Arms.

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50p 22 Oct 15 Chelonia mydas Bicentennial British settlement. Turtles on flag.

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55p 22 Oct 15 Chelonia mydas Bicentennial British settlement. Turtles on Coat of Arms.

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65p 3 Jul 16 Chelonia mydas Set of 6, 50th anniversary of BBC transmitting station

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65p 5 Dec 18 Eretmochelys imbricata Pair of 2 stamps

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£1 5 Dec 18 Chelonia mydas Pair of 2 stamps

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50p  22 Dec 20  Chelonia mydas  Single stamp from set of 12 definitives 

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Undenominated (50p) 14 Feb 15 Chelonia mydas Set of 6 stamps labelled Airmail Postcard. Reprinted in 2019

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Undenominated (50p) 14 Feb 15 Chelonia mydas M/S with set of 6 stamps labelled Airmail Postcard. Reprinted in 2019

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25p 17 Nov 89 Chelonia mydas Booklet identical to Scott Ascension #481a, except that it has a small dove w/ a letter in its beak, flying past a globe, in the upper right corner of the cover.

18p 17 Nov 89 Chelonia mydas Booklet identical to Scott Ascension #480a, except that it has a small dove w/ a letter in its beak, flying past a globe, in the upper right corner of the cover.

2005? Chelonia mydas Aerogramme printed on light blue paper w/ large photo of Green Sea Turtle on front. Inscribed "Ascension Island - South Atlantic Ocean". Upper right corner inscribed "Ascension Island - Postage Paid" but no actual denomination is shown.

Unknown Turtle Another Ascension aerogramme with image of a turtle on the back