SEA TURTLE POSTAGE STAMPS
of the WORLD

 

Compiled by Nancy B. Linsley and George H. Balazs

Note: This site has been on the WWW since November 12, 1996,
solely for the enjoyment of other collectors and sea turtle enthusiasts.

 
* * * We're not dealers .... no stamps are sold here * * *

Our thanks to Dr. Frank Wisskirchen and Bernard Boussac
for their ongoing help providing Michel and Yvert catalog numbers.
 



 


 


 
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N
O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


 
The species pages are no longer being
updated from early 2012 forward.
Please check the New Issues by Year
pages below starting with 2012 to find
new stamps of your favorite species,
which will be identified if known.

 
Caretta caretta (Loggerhead)
Chelonia mydas (Green)
Dermochelys coriacea (Leatherback)
Eretmochelys imbricata (Hawksbill)
Lepidochelys kempii (Kemp's ridley)
Lepidochelys olivacea (Olive ridley)
Natator depressus (Flatback)
Prehistoric sea turtles


 
Sea Turtle Sites
EuroTurtle
Caribbean Conservation Corp.
Marine Turtle Newsletter Online
NMFS Sea Turtles Section
SWOT - The State of the World's
Sea Turtles

Collections
Sea Turtle Phonecards
Turtles & Tortoises on Stamps

Stopped in mid-2012 upon the death
of Don Riemer

Turtle & Tortoise Stamp Collecting
Joe Leven's site, which he calls a
"partial successor" to Don's

Turtles on Meter Stamps (Italian)

Stamp-related Sites
Linn's Stamp News
Stampshows Worldwide

Where to Buy
Bombay Philatelic, Inc.
eBay
Collect 4 All
Delcampe
Marlen Stamps & Coins
County Stamp Center







 


 
Information? Omissions? Comments?


 

 


Up to Date as of December 10, 2014
(Click here if thumbnail links don't work)



Comoro Islands
Oct 2014
Joint issue with other UN Pacific SIDS
countries; France (representing Réunion Is.),
Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles and TAAF

Curacao
2014

France
13 Oct 2014
Representing Réunion Is. in joint issue with
other UN Pacific SIDS countries; Comoro Is.,
Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles and TAAF

French Southern & Antarctic
Territories (TAAF)

9 Oct 2014
Joint issue with other UN Pacific SIDS
countries; Comoro Is., France (representing
Réunion Is.), Madagascar, Mauritius
and Seychelles

Indonesia
5 Nov, 2014
Eretmochelys imbricata

 

 

Korea (North)
2014

Macao
9 Oct, 2014

Madagascar
Oct 2014
Joint issue with other UN Pacific SIDS
countries; Comoro Is., France (representing
Réunion Is.), Mauritius, Seychelles and TAAF

 


Mauritius
Oct 2014
Joint issue with other UN Pacific SIDS
countries; Comoro Is., France (representing
Réunion Is.), Madagascar, Seychelles
and TAAF

Mayreau
(Grenadines of St. Vincent)

2014

Palau
2014

St. Pierre & Miquelon
18 Oct, 2014

Samoa (Western)
23 Jul, 2014
Overprint of 10 Jan issue

 
29 Aug, 2014
Loggerhead hatchlings; part of set issued
for UN Pacific SIDS (Small Island
Developing States)

Seychelles
Oct 2014
Joint issue with other UN Pacific SIDS
countries; Comoro Is., France (representing
Réunion Is.), Madagascar, Mauritius and TAAF

Tanzania
2014, Green turtle

Turkey
2014, from Cultural Assets set; green turtle


Stamps Issued in 2012
Stamps Issued in 2013
Stamps Issued in 2014