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The species pages are no longer being
updated from early 2012 forward.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 July 21, 2014
(Click here if thumbnail links don't work)



British Indian Ocean Territory
5 Jun, 2014

Central African Republic
20 May, 2014

Chad
2014, probably a cinderella

Dominica
2014


French Polynesia
20 Jan, 2014
#1116 & 1119a
Commemorates new banknotes
entering circulation on this date

 

Grenada Grenadines
26 Feb, 2014

Guinea
2014, Green turtles

Guyana
27 Feb, 2014


 


Maldives
5 Jun, 2014

Palau
2014

Papua New Guinea
2014

Samoa (Western)
27 Feb, 2014

Solomon Islands
10 Mar, 2014

Turkey
2014, from Cultural Assets set; green turtle

Vanuatu
7 May, 2014
Hawksbill being released by local Vanua-Tai
monitors; this activity started thanks to
Wan Smolbag Theater, now celebrating its 25th anniversary

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

 
May, 2014
Green turtles


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