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SC 126

3c 01 Jan 38 Geochelone gigantea

SC 127

3c 08 Aug 41 Geochelone gigantea

SC 132

12c 01 Jan 38 Geochelone gigantea

SC 133

15c 01 Jan 38 Geochelone gigantea

SC 138

30c 10 Feb 38 Geochelone gigantea

SC 139

30c 08 Aug 41 Geochelone gigantea There is an error in the Scott Catalog regarding this stamp. It is listed as design type A9, which does not have a turtle. It is actually design type A10, which does have a turtle. Listed correctly in SG catalog as SG #142a, blue, 08 Aug 41, design type 15.

SC 142

75c 10 Feb 38 Geochelone gigantea

SC 143

75c 08 Aug 41 Geochelone gigantea

SC 147

2.25r 10 Feb 38 Geochelone gigantea

SC 158

3c 03 Mar 52 Geochelone gigantea

SC 163

25c 03 Mar 52 Geochelone gigantea

SC 169

2.25r 03 Mar 52 Geochelone gigantea

SC 174

3c 01 Feb 54 Geochelone gigantea

SC 180

25c 01 Feb 54 Geochelone gigantea

SC 188

2.25r 01 Feb 54 Geochelone gigantea

SC 212

10r 21 Feb 62 Geochelone gigantea Tortoise is on Seychelles Coat-of-Arms.

SC 271

15r 03 Nov 69 Geochelone gigantea Tortoise is on Seychelles Coat-of-Arms.

SC 292

15c 12 Oct 71 Stylized Turtle Child's drawing of Santa Claus riding a turtle.

SC 309

95c 20 Nov 72 Geochelone gigantea

SC 310

1.50r 20 Nov 72 Geochelone gigantea

SC 348

1.25r 29 Jun 76 Geochelone gigantea Tortoise is on Coat-of-Arms on building.

SC 349

1.50r 29 Jun 76 Geochelone gigantea Tortoise is on Seychelles Coat-of-Arms.

SC 368

15r 22 Nov 76 Geochelone gigantea Tortoise is on Seychelles Coat-of-Arms. Seychelles #271 o/p in black: "Independence/1976".

SC 380

20c 05 Sep 77 Geochelone gigantea Tortoise is on Seychelles Coat-of-Arms.

SC 381

40c 05 Sep 77 Geochelone gigantea Tortoise is on Seychelles Coat-of-Arms.

SC 386

5r 05 Sep 77 Geochelone gigantea Tortoise is on Seychelles Coat-of-Arms.

SC 387

10r 05 Sep 77 Geochelone gigantea Tortoise is on Seychelles Coat-of-Arms.

SC 387 a

20c&10r 05 Sep 77 Geochelone gigantea s/s w/ Seychelles #380 & 387. Tortoises are on Seychelles Coats-of-Arms.

SC 389

10c 06 Feb 78 Eretmochelys imbricata Turtle swimming to right, underwater. Stamp inscribed "Hawksbill Turtle" and "Tortue Caret". Same design as ZES Scott #2. No date in bottom margin. This stamp has been reissued w/ various dates in bottom margin.

SC 389 a

10c 1979 Eretmochelys imbricata Turtle swimming to right, underwater. Identical to Seychelles Scott #389 except for tiny "1979" in bottom margin.

SC 389 c

10c 1982 Eretmochelys imbricata Turtle swimming to right, underwater. This stamp is identical to Seychelles Scott #389 except for a tiny "1982" in bottom margin.

SC 389 d

10c 1988 Eretmochelys imbricata Turtle swimming to right, underwater. This stamp is identical to Seychelles Scott #389 except for a tiny "1988" in bottom margin.

SC 394

50c 1978 Geochelone gigantea Adult on land, facing right, w/ vegetation beneath plastron. This stamp has been reissued w/ various numbers in the bottom margin. No number in bottom margin of this one. Design identical to ZIL Scott #2.

SC 394 a

50c 1979 Geochelone gigantea One individual facing right. Identical to Seychelles Scott #394 except for tiny "1979" in bottom margin.

SC 394 d

50c 1988 Geochelone gigantea One individual facing right. Identical to Seychelles Scott #394 except for tiny "1988" in bottom margin.

SC 394 e

50c 1991 Geochelone gigantea One individual facing right. Identical to Seychelles Scott #394 except for tiny "1991" in bottom margin. NOTE: perf 14, wmk #373 (compare to #394f).

SC 394 f

50c 1991 Geochelone gigantea One individual facing right. Identical to Seychelles Scott #394 except for tiny "1991" in bottom margin. NOTE: perf. 14 X 14.5, wmk #384 (compare to Seychelles Scott #394e).

SC 403

20r 06 Feb 78 Geochelone gigantea Tortoise on Seychelles Coat-of-Arms. The Coat-of-Arms is the main design feature.

SC 403 H

20r 06 Jan 81 Geochelone gigantea Tortoise on Seychelles Coat-of-Arms. Similar to Seychelles 403 except that the denom. unit is "R" instead of "Rs".

SC 420

5r 16 Oct 78 Chelonia mydas

SC 451 a

18 Apr 80 Geochelone gigantea s/s w/ Coat-of-Arms on border of sheet. There are no turtles on the stamps which are on the sheet.

SC 494 a

Various 05 Jun 82 Geochelone gigantea S/S of four stamps (tractor, car, bus) with medium sized Coat-of-Arms in bottom selvedge. Tortoise is on Coat-of-Arms, not on stamps.

SC 563

50c 15 Mar 85 Geochelone gigantea Issued for Expo 85.

SC 566 a

50c 15 Mar 85 Geochelone gigantea s/s w/ containing Seychelles #563.

SC 601

5r 07 Jun 86 Geochelone gigantea Turtle is on Seychelles Coat-of-Arms.

SC 601 a

5r 07 Jun 86 Geochelone gigantea s/s of one stamp w/ Seychelles #601 on it.

SC 604

50c 12 Jul 86 Geochelone gigantea Sheet of four w/ one stamp similar to Seychelles #563, but w/o the "EXPO 85" emblem.

SC 604 a

50c 12 Jul 86 Geochelone gigantea Similar to Seychelles #563, but w/o the "EXPO 85" emblem.

SC 638

2r 22 Apr 88 Chelonia mydas Hatchlings crossing beach.

SC 639

2r 22 Apr 88 Chelonia mydas Young hatching and emerging from nest.

SC 640

3r 22 Apr 88 Chelonia mydas Female emerging from sea.

SC 641

3r 22 Apr 88 Chelonia mydas Female nesting.

SC 703

7r 08 Jun 90 Geochelone gigantea Tortoise is on Seychelles Coat-of-Arms. Issued for Expo 90.

SC 703 a

N/A 08 Jun 90 Geochelone gigantea Tortoise is on Seychelles Coat-of-Arms. s/s of four, including Scott Seychelles #703.

SC 752

50r 01 Mar 93 Geochelone gigantea Stamps exist w/ marginal inscriptions of 1992 and 1993.

SC 803

3r 30 Nov 98 Unidentified Sea Turtle Se-tenant strip of six 3r stamps; turtle on one. International Year of the Ocean/Marine Parks Issue.

SC 803 f

3r 30 Nov 98 Unidentified Sea Turtle Single stamp w/ turtle from Seychelles Scott 803. International Year of the Ocean/Marine Park Issue.

3r 1999 Unidentified Sea Turtle Booklet containing two sets of Scott Seychelles 803. International Year of the Ocean/Marine Parks Issue. Footnoted by Scott.

SC 850

4re 01 Jul 04 Geochelone gigantea Revaluation of 4re o/p'd on Scott Seychelles #752. Original denom. (before o/p'd revaluation) was 50r.

SC 861

50c 28 Jun 06 Geochelone gigantea Large Coat-of-Arms in upper right corner w/ turtle easily seen w/ the naked eye. Issued for 30th Anniv. of Seychelles Independence. Depicts Possession Stone.

SC 862

1r 28 Jun 06 Geochelone gigantea Large Coat-of-Arms in upper right corner w/ turtle easily seen w/ the naked eye. Issued for 30th Anniv. of Seychelles Independence. Depicts Seychelles flag.

SC 863

1.50r 28 Jun 06 Geochelone gigantea Large Coat-of-Arms in upper right corner w/ turtle easily seen w/ the naked eye. Issued for 30th Anniv. of Seychelles Independence. Depicts Valee de Mai World Heritage Site.

SC 864

2r 28 Jun 06 Geochelone gigantea Large Coat-of-Arms in upper right corner w/ turtle easily seen w/ the naked eye. Issued for 30th Anniv. of Seychelles Independence. Depicts school children.

SC 865

3.50r 28 Jun 06 Geochelone gigantea Large Coat-of-Arms in upper right corner w/ turtle easily seen w/ the naked eye. Issued for 30th Anniv. of Seychelles Independence. Depicts Jacob Marie.

SC 866

4r 28 Jun 06 Geochelone gigantea Large Coat-of-Arms in upper right corner w/ turtle easily seen w/ the naked eye. Issued for 30th Anniv. of Seychelles Independence. Depicts ship: "Seychelles Progress".

SC 867

15r 28 Jun 06 Geochelone gigantea Large Coat-of-Arms in upper right corner w/ turtle easily seen w/ the naked eye. Issued for 30th Anniv. of Seychelles Independence. Depicts Independence Anniversary Emblem.

SC 870

10re 19 Nov 07 Geochelone gigantea Large tortoise in foreground, smaller tortoise in shallow water in background. Issued for 25th anniversary of Aldabra as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

SC 902

3.50r 12 Dec 11 Wooden tortoise Pair of stamps issued to show old and new post offices

SC 904

R50 9 Oct 14 Chelonia mydas Stamp labelled La Tortue Verte. Same stamp was issued by six countries.

SG SB 1

Various 1979 Geochelone gigantea Stamp booklet w/ four each of Scott Seychelles #391, #392, and #393. No turtles on stamps inside the booklet. Tortoise on Coat-of-Arms on booklet cover.

SG SB 2

Various 25 Apr 79 Geochelone gigantea Stamp booklet w/ four each of Scott Seychelles #394, #395, and #397. Tortoises on #394 and also on Coat-of-Arms on cover of booklet.

SG SB 3

Various 1979 Geochelone gigantea Stamp booklet w/ four each of two different stamps (1.5R and 3.5R). Booklet cover depicts small tortoise on Coat-of-Arms.

SG SB 4

Various 26 Oct 79 Eretmochelys imbricata Stamp booklet w/ four each of Scott Seychelles #389, #390, #398, and #431. Hawksbill on #389 and a small tortoise on the Coat-of-Arms on booklet cover.

SG SB 5

Various 26 Oct 79 Geochelone gigantea Stamp booklet w/ four each of Scott Seychelles #392 and #397, and two each of Scott Seychelles #428 and #429. No turtles on stamps inside the booklet. Tortoise on Coat-of-Arms on booklet cover.

SG SB 6

Various 1979/80? Geochelone gigantea Stamp booklet w/ four each of two different stamps and two each of a third stamp. Small tortoise on Coat-ofArms on cover of booklet.

SG SB 7

Various 1980? Geochelone gigantea Booklet w/ Gen. Gordon and large Coat-of-Arms on front cover. Exists w/ two different sets of stamps inside, but same SG number for both. Contains 4 ea of SC 395 & 443 plus 2 ea of SC 425 & 426 in a se-ten block of 4 OR 4 ea of SC 395 & 443 plus SC 428 & 429 in a se-ten block of 4. Tortoise is on Coat-of-Arms on booklet cover. No turtles on stamps inside booklet.

SG SB 8

Various 1980 Stylized Turtle Stamp booklet w/ four each of four different stamps (40c, 1R, 1.1R, and 1.25R). Stylized drawing of turtle on BACK cover of booklet.

SG SB 9

Various 1980? Stylized Turtle Booklet containing 4 ea of SC 397, 398, and 453. Stylized drawing of turtle on BACK cover of booklet.

HG B 1

8c 1895 Geochelone gigantea Small Postal Stationery Envelope w/ red 8c stamp printed on it. Envelope is 120mm x 94mm.

HG B 1 a

8c 1895 Geochelone gigantea Large Postal Stationery Envelope w/ red 8c stamp printed on it. Envelope is 140mm x 78mm.

HG B 2

15c 1895 Unidentified Sea Turtle Small Postal Stationery Envelope w/ blue 15c stamp printed on it. Envelope is 120mm x 94mm.

HG B 2 a

15c 1895 Unidentified Sea Turtle Large Postal Stationery Envelope w/ blue 15c stamp printed on it. Envelope is 140mm x 78mm.

HG B 3

30c 1895 Unidentified Sea Turtle Postal Stationery Envelope w/ brown 30c stamp printed on it, showing a small sea turtle emerging onto the beach in the lower right portion of the oval design. Envelope is 140mm x 110mm.

HG B 4

18c 1896 Unidentified Sea Turtle Postal Stationery Envelope w/ brown 30c stamp printed on it, showing a small sea turtle emerging onto the beach in the lower right portion of the oval design. The stamp is o/p in black: "18 CENTS". Envelope is 140mm x 110mm.

HG B 5

6c 1901 Geochelone gigantea Small Postal Stationery Envelope w/ red 8c stamp printed on it. The stamp is o/p in black: "SIX CENTS". Envelope is 120mm x 94mm.

HG B 5 a

6c 1901 Geochelone gigantea Large Postal Stationery Envelope w/ red 8c stamp printed on it. Stamp is o/p in black "SIX CENTS". Envelope is 140mm x 78mm.

HG B 6

6c 1901 Unidentified Sea Turtle Small Postal Stationery Envelope w/ blue 15c stamp printed on it. Black o/p "SIX CENTS" across center of stamp. Blue "FIFTEEN CENTS" at bottom of stamp blanked out by hand in black. Envelope is 120mm x 94mm.

2r 25 Feb 88 Geochelone gigantea 14.2 cm x 10 cm Air Mail Postal Stationery (Aerogramme). Large tortoise on stamp imprinted on aerogramme.

See ** Geochelone gigantea This is legal size (21.5 cm x 10 cm) Air Mail Postal Stationery. A tortoise appears in the upper right hand corner and also on the Seychelles Coat-of-Arms in the lower left hand corner. ** In the upper right hand corner there is a prominant tortoise, the word "SEYCHELLES", and the words "POSTAGE PAID", but there is no denomination.

None Post 1971 Geochelone gigantea Blue Aerogramme w/ what appears to be a stamp imprinted on upper LEFT corner, but no denom. Seychelles Coat-of-Arms w/ turtle on imprint. Black Parrot in cachet. Issued after the "S" section of the HG catalog was printed in 1971 and the Kessler Catalog of Aerogrammes (3rd Edition) was printed in 1968. Not listed in either.