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SC 2555

45c 02 Jan 10 Geochelone radiata Dinosaur skeleton in foreground and photographs of many different animals in background, including a radiated tortoise. Inscribed "200 Jahre Museum fur Naturkunde Berlin". This stamp is from the gummed sheet of ten w/ fossil shells in the margins.

SC 2556

45c 02 Jan 10 Geochelone radiata Dinosaur skeleton in foreground and photographs of many different animals in background, including a radiated tortoise. Inscribed "200 Jahre Museum fur Naturkunde Berlin". This stamp is from the self-adhesive sheet of ten.

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45c 02 Jan 10 Geochelone radiata Dinosaur skeleton in foreground and photographs of many different animals in background, including a radiated tortoise. Inscribed "200 Jahre Museum fur Naturkunde Berlin". This is the booklet pane of ten.

Booklet containing ten SC 2556.

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9.80DM 01 Oct 98 Cartoon Tortoise ** This item is listed in a specialized Michel catalog of German stamps. The number is PZ6.1./02. It is a mailing label issued by Deutsche Post for prepaying postage on packages up to 20 kg in wt. This mailing label serves the same purpose as a stamp; it verifies that postage has been paid for the posted item but it also has space for the address and return address. Tortoise is one of many small cartoon figures on label.

55 + 25 2007? Giant Tortoise Postal stationery. Cover w/ surcharged stamp printed directly on it. Stamp depicts doe and fawn. Cachet depicts zebra, elephant, polar bear, tiger and giant tortoise. Cover commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Hagenbeck Zoo. Stamp design is exactly the same as Scott Germany #B973. Surcharge on stamp is for a fund for children.

45 2010 Various Postal card labeled Jugend Reptilien Tage. Tortoise pictured on the card. SC 2556 is affixed/imprinted on the card.

50 Unknown tortoise Postal card showing picture of an extinct tortoise.