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$1 12 Jul 79 The L. C. Tabakea Design is identical to Gilbert Islands Scott #283 except for the lack of the small silhoutte of Queen Elizabeth II on this stamp. The L.C. (Landing Craft) Tabakea is named after the Turtle God who is believed to support Banaba Island on his back. The craft is used to ferry passengers (up to 200) and freight (up to 22 tons) among the islets that make up the nation's capital, Tarawa.
SC 339 a
$1 1980-81 The L.C. Tabakea This stamp is the same as Scott Kiribati #339 except that it is unwatermarked.
30c 14 Feb 84 Eretmochelys imbricata
12c 21 Nov 84 Unidentified Sea Turtle The turtle depicted represents Tabakea the Turtle God, supporting Banaba Island on his back.
60c 12 Jul 95 Chelonia mydas Se-tenant block of four stamps plus four labels. Turtle on one stamp and one label. Protecting the Environment, Part II.
SC 669 c
60c 12 Jul 95 Chelonia mydas Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Kiribati 669. Protecting the Environment, Part II.
60c 19 Aug 95 Chelonia mydas Scott Kiribati #669 o/p "Jakarta '95".
SC 672 c
60c 19 Aug 95 Chelonia mydas Scott Kiribati #669c o/p "Jakarta '95".
$1.00 15 Sep 98 Unidentified Sea Turtle Small s/s of one stamp. Sheet is inscribed "The Millennium" and "Towards 2000". Turtle is in selvedge of sheet.
Various 26 Sep 12 Chelonia Mydas S/S of 10 stamps showing underwater scene. Chelonia Mydas on one $1.00 stamp. S/S titled Phoenix Islands Protected Area
$1.00 26 Sep 12 Chelonia Mydas Turtle from SC 996
SC O 13
$1 May 1981 The L. C. Tabakea This is Scott Kiribati #339a o/p: "O.K.G.S.". See comment under Scott Kiribati #339 for explanation of the connection of this stamp to turtles.