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50c 10 Dec 82 Apalone ferox

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100le 17 Aug 87 Stylized Turtle Stylized animal's head in painting by Marc Chagall that MAY be a turtle. Some people feel that this is definitely a turtle and others feel that it is definitely not.

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60le 24 Dec 91 Cartoon Turtle Disney character, Dopey, sleeping w/ turtle and rabbit.

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300le June 1995 Eretmochelys imbricata Pane of nine se-tenant stamps. Turtle on one stamp only.

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300le June 1995 Eretmochelys imbricata Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Sierra Leone 1799.

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1500le 19 Dec 96 Unidentified Tortoise m/s w/ a single stamp. Tortoise in lower left margin of sheet. Sheet inscribed "Fantasies of the Sea", but animal pictured is a tortoise.

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1500le 19 Dec 96 Submarine named "TURTLE" m/s w/ a single stamp. Depicts the submersible vessel named "The Turtle" from "The Secret Oceans" by Betty Ballantine. Sheet inscribed "Fantasies of the Sea".

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400le 23 Jun 97 Unident. Freshwater Turt. Sheet of six se-tenant 400le stamps, each featuring a painting by Hiroshige. Turtle on one stamp only.

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400le 23 Jun 97 Unident. Freshwater Turt. Single stamp w/ prominent turtle from Scott Sierra Leone #2001. Painting titled "Mannen Bridge".

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400le 22 Feb 99 Caretta caretta Sheetlet of twelve se-tenent stamps w/ turtle on one. Issued for International Year of the Ocean.

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400le 22 Feb 99 Caretta caretta Single stamp from Scott Sierra Leone 2160. Issued for International Year of the Ocean.

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3000le 22 Feb 99 3 Species of Sea Turtles S/S Issued for International Year of the Ocean. Dermochelys coriacea on stamp, Caretta caretta and Chelonia mydas in selvedge.

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600le 15 Jan 01 Pelusios subniger On land, facing right. Inscribed "Pan Hinged Terrapin". From set of six reptile stamps.

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1200le 15 Jan 01 Pelomedusa subrufra Sheetlet of six 1200le denoms w/ turtle on one. Sheet inscribed "Reptiles of Africa". Background of sheet is a large map of Africa.

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1200le 15 Jan 01 Pelomedusa subrufra Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Sierra Leone #2390. Stamp inscribed "Helmet Turtle".

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1500le 26 Aug 02 Pokemon Character Sheet of six 1500le stamps w/ Pokemon character "Shuckle" on one. This character looks vaguely like a turtle.

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1500le 26 Aug 02 Pokemon Character Single stamp w/ turtle character called "Shuckle" from Scott Sierra Leone #2557.

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8000 le 30 Sep 09 Stylized Sea Turtles S/S of one stamp issued for the 35th G8 Summit in L'Aquila, Italy. Stylized silhouettes of sea turtles in background. Stamp pictures U.S. President Barack Obama and Italian PM Silvio Benusconi shaking hands.

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2500le 01 Mar 10 Geochelone elephantopus S/S of four 2500le stamps issued for the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin's birth. Animals depicted are Darwin's Frog, Darwin's Fox, Galapagos Tortoise and Marine Iguana. Margin of sheet inscribed "Charles Darwin", "200th Birthday" and "1809 - 1882".

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2500le 01 Mar 10 Geochelone elephantopus Individual stamp w/ tortoise from Scott Sierra Leone #2986. Close-up photo of tortoise, facing camera w/ mouth open.

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4000le 25 Mar 11 Geochelone sulcata S/S of four 4000le stamps depicting two lizards, one crocodilian and one tortoise. Snake's head in background of sheet. Upper right corner of sheet inscribed "Reptiles of Africa".

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4000le 25 Mar 11 Geochelone sulcata Head and part of one forelimb of tortoise facing three-quarters right. Individual stamp w/ tortoise from Scott Sierra Leone #3058.

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5000 Le 9 Sep 13 Various M/S titled African Turtles with four stamps each with a different tortoise.They are Pelomedusa subrufa, Geochelone sulcata, Geochelone pardalis and Astrochelys radiata.

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16000 Le 9 Sep 13 Pelusios castanoides M/S titled African Turtles with one stamp showing the turtle.

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4300 le 22 May 15 Pelusios niger in selvedge. M/S of 6 stamps

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4300 le 22 May 15 Pelusios niger in selvedge. M/S of 6 stamps

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4300 le 22 May 15 M/Pelusios niger in selvedge. M/S of 6 stamps

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4300 le 22 May 15 Centrochelys sulcata in selvedge. M/S of 6 stamps

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4300 le 22 May 15 Cylanorbis elegans, Lepidochelys olivacea, Chelonia mydas misidentified as Caretta caretta, Dermochelys coriacea, Centrochelys sulcata, Pelusios castaneus M/S of 6 stamps.

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10,000 le 22 May 15 Centrochelys sulcata in selvedge. M/S of 1 stamp

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10,000 le 22 May 15 Pelusios niger in selvedge. M/S of 1 stamp

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10,000 le 22 May 15 Pelusios niger in selvedge. M/S of 1 stamp

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10,000 le 22 May 15 Pelusios niger M/S of 1 stamp

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14,000 le 22 May 15 Centrochelys sulcata in selvedge. M/S of 1 stamp

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14,000 le 22 May 15 Pelusios niger in selvedge. M/S of 1 stamp

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14,000 le 22 May 15 Pelusios niger in selvedge. M/S of 1 stamp

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14,000 le 22 May 15 Chelonia mydas M/S of 1 stamp

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5500 le 21 Aug 15 Dermochelys coriacea on one stamp. Block of 4 stamps

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6000 le 26 Jan 16 Chelonia mydas misidentified as Eretmochelys imbricata, Trachemys scripta elegans, Emys orbicularis, Stigmochelys pardaris M/S of 4 stamps

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24,000 le 26 Jan 16 Dermochelys coriacea M/S of 1 stamp

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6000 le 25 Mar 16 Eretmochelys imbricata, Chelonia mydas, Chelonia mydas, Chelonia mydas M/S of 4 stamps.

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24,000 le 25 Mar 16 Chelonia mydas M/S of 1 stamp

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6000 le 29 Dec 16 Stemotherus odoratus, Testudo graeca, Chelonoidis nigra, Centrochelys sulcata Block of 4 stamps

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24,000 le 29 Dec 16 Caretta caretta M/S of 1 stamp

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9800 le 30 Mar 17 Eretmochelys imbricata, Pelusios castanius, Dermochelys coriacea, Chelonia mydas

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40,000 le 30 Mar 17 Chelonia mydas

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40,000 30 May 17 Chelonoidis nigra abingdonii

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9800 le 30 Jun 17 Chelonia mydas, Dermochelys coriacea, Malaclemys terrapin, Caretta caretta

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40,000 le 30 Jun 17 Lapidochelys olivacea

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9800 le 30 Aug 17 Chelonoidis nigra

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9800 le 29 Sep 17 Gopherus berlandieri, Chelonoidis carbonaria, Testudo kleinmanni, Indotestudo forstenii

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40000 le  29 Sep 17 Protostega gigas  Prehistoric turtle in selvedge 

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40,000 le 29 Sep 17 Testudo hermanni

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9800 le 30 Jan 18 Elusor macrurus, Carettochelys insculpta, Chelodina mccrordi, Pelusios costaneus

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40000 le 30 Jan 18 Geochelone nigra

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9800 le 27 Feb 18 Psammobates geometricus

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9800 le 27 Apr 18 Chelonia mydas misidentified as Eretmochelys imbricata

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40000 le  27 Apr 18 Eretmochelys imbricata  Turtle in the selvedge

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9800 le  29 Jun 18  Terrapene carolina, Pelodiscus sinensis, Chelydra serpentina, Kinosternon chimalhuaca

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40000 le  29 June 18  Lepidochelys olivacea  

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9800 le  28 Sep 18  Heosemys spinosa

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9800 le  30 Oct 18  Chelydra serpentina, Cuora galbinifrons, Clelmys guttata, Kachuga tecta 

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40000 le  30 Oct 18  Chelonia mydas