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The species pages are no longer being
updated from early 2012 forward.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 February 20, 2014
(Click here if thumbnail links don't work)


Australia
20 Aug, 2013
#3974, Green Turtle

#3979, Self-adhesive

#3977a

Bahamas
30 Sep, 2013
Hawksbill turtles

Christmas Island (Australia)
1 Nov, 2013
#520 & 521a

Ecuador
3 Oct, 2013


French Polynesia
20 Jan, 2014
Commemorates new banknotes
entering circulation on this date

 

Gibraltar
14 Sep, 2013

Maldives
2013

 
25 Sep, 2013

 
25 Oct, 2013

 


Palau
1 Oct, 2013
Hawksbill hatchlings misidentified
as green turtle hatchlings

Philippines
14 Oct, 2013

Samoa (Western)
2014

Slovenia
27 Sep, 2013
Real sea salt on stamp

Togo
2013
 

 

Uruguay
4 Dec, 2013

Vanuatu
6 Nov, 2013

Wallis & Futuna Is.
24 Jan, 2014
Commemorates new banknotes
entering circulation on this date


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