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SC 15

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

SC 39

45c 01 Feb 71 Geochelone gigantea

SC 81

1.60r 10 Jul 75 Geochelone gigantea

SC 109

24p 08 Nov 90 E. imbricata & C. caretta Stamp shows Eretmochelys imbricata and Caretta caretta alongside B.I.O.T. Coat-of-Arms.

SC 181

20p 02 Sep 96 Caretta caretta Swimming underwater.

SC 182

24p 02 Sep 96 Dermochelys coriacea Adult on beach.

SC 183

30p 02 Sep 96 Eretmochelys imbricata Swimming underwater.

SC 184

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

SC 243

Various 06 Feb 02 E. imbricata & C. caretta S/S w/ five stamps bearing various photographs of Queen Elizabeth II. Issued to commemorate 50th year of her reign. Sheet inscribed "Golden Jubilee". Common Design type. Turtles on B.I.O.T Coat-of-Arms in lower right selvedge. No turtles on stamps.

SC 254

1.90pnds 03 Oct 02 Unidentified Sea Turtle S/S of one stamp inscribed "10th Anniversary of Friends of the Chagos/Reef Fish". Bottom selvedge has a circular logo w/ a turtle and the inscription "Friends of the Chagos". No turtle on stamp.

SC 290

26p 14 Feb 05 Chelonia mydas Hatchling green turtle on beach, facing left.

SC 291

26p 14 Feb 05 Eretmochelys imbricata Two hatchling hawksbill turtles on beach, at water's edge.

SC 292

34p 14 Feb 05 Eretmochelys imbricata Head of adult hawksbill turtle, facing right.

SC 293

34p 14 Feb 05 Chelonia mydas Head of adult green turtle, facing left.

SC 294

76p 14 Feb 05 Eretmochelys imbricata Dorsal view of adult hawksbill turtle swimming.

SC 295

1.10pnds 14 Feb 05 Chelonia mydas Lateral view of adult green turtle swimming to left.

SC 296

1.70pnds 14 Feb 05 Chelonia mydas S/S of one stamp which depicts adult green turtle swimming. Border of sheet shows Turtle Cove.

SC 316

34p 08 Nov 05 Unidentified Sea Turtle S/S of eight 34p stamps which form a single under-water and above-water panorama. Sheet inscribed in lower margin: "1965 - 2005; 40th Anniversary; 8th Nov 2005; British Indian Ocean Territory". Turtle on one stamp only.

SC 316 h

34p Nov 2005 Unidentified Sea Turtle Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott B.I.O.T. #316. Turtle swimming to left under water. Stamp inscribed "40th Anniversary".

SC 331

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

SC 334

90p 23 Jul 07 Chelonia mydas Three turtles swimming underwater. Issued for the 125th anniversary of Darwin's death.

SC 341

Various 30 Jan 08 Chelonia mydas S/S of six stamps depicting various species of damselfishes. Turtle in margin, in upper right corner of sheet. Margin of sheet inscribed "Marine Life, Part 4", "Damselfishes" and "IYOR" (International Year of the Reef).

SC 392

1.72pnds 05 Oct 09 Turtle Cove A view of a cove called Turtle Cove. This stamp was issued as part of a twelve value s/s and as a sheet of singles.

SC 393

2.64pnds 05 Oct 09 Eretmochelys imbricata One turtle on beach, facing right and two turtles in water. This stamp was issued as a part of a twelve value s/s and also as a sheet of singles.

SC 394 a

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

SC 424 a

54p 01 Mar 11 E. imbricata & C. caretta S/S of six stamps and three labels commemorating a lifetime of service by Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip. Central label has large BIOT coat-of-arms which features two turtles as supporters. No turtles on stamps. Turtles on central label only.

SC 445 a

54p 06 Feb 12 E. imbricata & C. caretta S/S of six stamps and three labels commemorating Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee. Central label has large BIOT coat-of-arms which features two turtles as supporters. No turtles on stamps. Turtles on central label only. Photos different than SC 424a.

SC 451

54p 9 Jun 14 Eretmochelys imbricata & Caretta caretta 2 stamps making up the BIOT coat-of-arms

SC 452

£2 9 Jun 14 Eretmochelys imbricata & Caretta caretta Sheet with the BIOT coat-of-arms

SC 462-467 SC 467a - S/S

Various 15 Nov 16 Chelonia mydas, Erytmochelys imbricata Six stamps with greens and hawksbills. SC 467a is S/S of one SC 467.

SC 480

Various 5 Sep 17 Eretmochelys imbricata & Caretta caretta Sheet of 6 with the BIOT coat-of-arms in the selvedge

SC 493, 495, 496

£2 4 Sep 18 Cartoon turtle Children's Drawings set. 3 of 4 stamps have turtles on them.