Dermochelys coriacea on Stamps
Country/Date Scott Gibbons Michel Yvert Denom. Comments / Description


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AITUTAKI (Cook Islands)
1 Dec, 1995514691745567$1.15

ANGOLA
9 Jul, 1993 882c 1031 934 901 550 NKz Single in #882
7 Nov, 2007 1317 MS1760 1798 130 Kz
Dermochelys coriacea on stamp, with
D. coriacea, C. caretta and C. mydas
in S/S border

ANGUILLA
10 Aug, 1983537560a54149210¢ Perf. 13.5
10 Aug, 1983537a560b--492a10¢Looks like #537, but perf. 12
10 Aug, 1983541MS564aBlock 49BF 49$5 Perf. 13.5

ANTIGUA & BARBUDA
5 Apr, 19931660j176817791571$1

ARUBA
27 Sep, 19951291711671028100¢
30 Sep, 200323832831431460¢ Hatchlings

BARBADOS
29 Oct, 2007 1134 1322 1151 1187 $2.50

BARBUDA
11 Nov, 19931401j148015231341$1Antigua & Barbuda #1660j
overprinted "Barbuda Mail"

BENIN
2007 -- -- -- -- 1000f

BEQUIA (Grenadines of St. Vincent)
10 Dec, 2001303aNoted -- $1.40
10 Dec, 2001303bNoted -- $1.40
10 Dec, 2001303cNoted -- $1.40
10 Dec, 2001303dNoted -- $1.40

BOTSWANA
2008 -- -- -- -- 4.90p

BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY
2 Sep, 199618218618918224p

CAMBODIA
8 Nov, 199817701813187315614,000r

CANADA
1 Oct, 2007 2229 2514 Block 97 52¢
1 Oct, 2007 2229d MS 2515 2427,Bk97 52¢
1 Oct, 2007 2233 SB362 2436,Bk98 52¢ #2229 in booklet

CAPE VERDE ISLANDS
17 May, 19905706465815661.00

CAYMAN ISLANDS
28 Feb, 199569679672475730¢ Single in #698a

CHAD
2010 --
Cinderella sheet "Tortues"
2011 --
Cinderella sheet
2011 500f
Cinderella sheet

CHINA, Republic of (Taiwan)
26 May, 1999--------99.2
Sea Turtle Conservation S/S

COCOS (Keeling) ISLANDS
1 Oct, 2002336c39541039145¢

COLOMBIA
16 Apr, 19991153b2183211610961.300
1 Feb, 20021184aMS2243a21782,300

COMORO ISLANDS
10 Aug, 1998829k -- 1256687200f
2 Mar, 2009 -- Block 483 --
"Tortues" sheet
2 Mar, 2009 -- 2177 200fc Dermochelys coriacea from "Tortues"
2 Mar, 2009 -- -- 200fc
2 Mar, 2009 -- -- 1000fc
D. coriacea in border
5 Sep, 2009 -- Block 512 --
"Faune de l'Union des Comores -
Les Tortues"
5 Sep, 2009 -- 2342 450fc D. coriacea from "Les Tortues"
5 Sep, 2009 -- -- 450fc
5 Sep, 2009 -- -- 450fc
D. coriacea in border

COOK ISLANDS
10 Oct, 2007 1291b 1527 1596 $3

CUBA
15 Nov, 1983262229282771246750p

DOMINICA
29 Dec, 1988114612111184108010¢
26 Apr, 1993154816861677151425¢
26 Apr, 19931555169316841517$5
7 Sep, 19982086f252525972266$1
14 Sep, 1998210325542603227725¢#1548 overprinted "Save the Turtles"

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
30 Dec, 19961242a199518391244RD $5

ERITREA
2005-- -- -- -- 10.00 Illegal issue

FRANCE
6 May,2002289238243622348541€
6 May, 20022895aMS3828Block 28BF4841€

GAMBIA, The
20 Jun, 19951623a1987206617913 dal
24 Feb, 19971870c243625852213cD1.50
4 Apr, 20052942bMS4811c5498,Blk684 D25

GRENADA
18 Sep, 199625823214a3306-11Noted--
18 Sep, 19962582e 3218 3310 2828 $1.50 Single in #2582

GRENADA GRENADINES
26 Apr, 1999 2095 2691 2879 2453 90¢

GRENADINES of St. VINCENT
20 Jul, 1978 159 137 158 148 50¢

GUERNSEY
16 Feb, 2006 892a MS1096 1075, Blk 41 £1

GUINEA
2000 -- -- -- -- 150 GNF
26 Dec, 2001 -- -- 3364A 1250FG
26 Dec, 2001 -- -- Block 675A --
6 Nov, 2006 -- -- Block 942A 4500FG
Leatherbacks in S/S border

GUINEA-BISSAU
30 Jun, 2001 1331 1702 682 100fcfa
28 Oct, 2010 5025-30 --
Block 867 "Tartarugas"
28 Oct, 2010 5028 500f Dermochelys coriacea

GUYANA
5 Sep, 1995 2980 MS4491b 5262,Blk473 BF 207 $300

INDONESIA
24 Nov, 1979 1066 1560 946 862 150r Looks like stamp in #1066a
24 Nov, 1979 1066a MS1561 947 BF 30 200r
Block 31
24 Oct, 2010 2248 --
"Kehidupan Bawah Laut - Marine Life"
24 Oct, 2010 2248c 1500 Dermochelys coriacea; line
drawing of species also on stamp

ITALY
3 Apr, 1978 1318 1547 1604 1333 170L

IVORY COAST
2009 -- -- -- -- 400f
Cinderella sheet, position "i"
2011 --
Probably a cinderella; 2 sea
turtles also in sheet border

JAPAN (Northern Territories)
2009 -- -- -- -- 320
Leatherback and hawksbill turtles
in local issue; unlikely to be good for
local postage, as islands in question are
disputed territory by Japan & Russia,
inhabited by Russians, and stamp
is Japanese

KENYA
13 Apr, 2000 740 759 736 720 17/

KOREA (North)
15 Dec, 1998 3811d N3830 4113 2821 1.20w
15 Dec, 1998 3811f (N3827-30) (4112-15) -- Booklet of 12 stamps including
#3814; turtles also on
both covers of booklet

LAOS
27 Dec, 1996 1304A 1533 1547 1244A 150K
27 Dec, 1996 1304B 1534 1548 1244B 250K

LESOTHO
27 Apr, 1998 1092i 1356 1251 1279 1m

LIBERIA
15 Sep, 2001 -- -- 4193B428 $15

MALAGASY REPUBLIC
25 Oct, 2001 1554b 2521A 250 fmg

MALAWI
2012 --
Cinderella sheet

MALAYSIA
31 Jan, 1972 95a 95 94 97 30¢
4 Jan, 1979 179 194 193Y 194 $1
5 Oct, 1983 179a 276 193 X 194a $1 Looks like #179, without watermark
14 Apr, 1986 324a 335 321 334 20¢ Same cartoon turtle as in #324b
14 Apr, 1986 324b 336 322 335 20¢
14 Apr, 1986 324c 337 323 336 20¢ Same cartoon turtle as in #324b
14 Apr, 1986 325a 338 324 337 40¢ Same cartoon turtle as in #324b
14 Apr, 1986 325b 339 325 338 40¢ Same cartoon turtle as in #324b
14 Apr, 1986 325c 340 326 339 40¢ Same cartoon turtle as in #324b
11 Jan, 1990 415 434 420 439 $1
17 Nov, 1990 431 450 436 455 15¢
26 Sep, 1995 563 577 572 577 30¢

MALDIVES
17 Feb, 1980 841 853 863 798 1L
22 Aug, 1995 2093e 2293 2428 2054 3 Rf

MARSHALL ISLANDS
25 Jun, 2002 805b 1625 1630 1568 37¢
22 Feb, 2011 984 2597 2712

MAURITANIA
21 Dec, 1981 509 716 741 501 1um

MÉXICO
7 Jul, 1998 2090l 2526 2724 1817 $2.30

MICRONESIA, Federated States of
14 Mar, 1991 137 218 218 167 50¢
12 Jul, 1994 198c 387 373 308 29¢ #136 and #137 on stamp
4 Sep, 2009 853 MS1560 Noted --
"Turtles of the Pacific Ocean"
4 Sep, 2009 853b -- 2024 98¢ Leatherback Turtle, D. coriacea

MONTSERRAT
8 Aug, 2007 1191c MS 1368 1381 $3.40

MOZAMBIQUE
8 Aug, 2001 1411e MS1571 1792, Bk 67 9500 Mt
30 Aug, 2011 --
FAUNA DE MOÇAMBIQUE - Tartarugas
30 Aug, 2011 16 MT Dermochelys coriacea

NAMIBIA
15 Feb, 2007 1108 1057 1217 60¢
8 Feb, 2010 1186c 1328 *
Denominated "Postcard Rate"

NETHERLANDS ANTILLES
10 Dec, 2004 1050 1650 1354 1489 500¢

NEVIS
10 Jan, 2005 1426 1881 2036 30¢ Leatherback turtle from child's
painting (incorrectly described as
hawksbill); Artist: Leon Silcott
10 Jan, 2005 1428 1883 2038 $1.20 Leatherback turtle from child's
painting (incorrectly described as
hawksbill); Artist: Alice Webber

NEW CALEDONIA
15 May, 2002 899c MS1257c 1267,Bk28 BF 27 70fr
24 Oct, 2003 899e MS1308 -- BF 30 -- Overprint of S/S #899

NEW ZEALAND
1 Feb, 2001 1697 2387 1891 1819 80¢

NICARAGUA
3 May, 1980 -- MS2234 Block 114 -- $5+$15
14 May, 1981 -- 2263 2177 PA 955 $2.00
15 May, 1981 -- MS2266 Block 136 -- $5.00

PALAU
28 Oct, 1986 116 158 162 144 22¢
19 Mar, 1999 495a 1405 1439 1251 33¢

PAPUA NEW GUINEA
8 Feb, 1984 597 477 472 471 40t
23 Sep, 1987 -- -- -- 25t "Stamp Duty" overprinted on #596 -
exact issue date uncertain
23 Mar, 2007 1250 1161 1226 K3
23 Mar, 2007 1253 MS 1164 Block 43 --
23 Mar, 2007 1253b -- 1230, Bk 43 K3 Hatchling

PHILIPPINES
31 Mar, 2006 3018d 3873 3769 3055 7p

PHILIPPINES (Puerto Princesa)
2009 -- -- -- -- --
Locals or cinderellas; hatchlings
are not Dc hatchlings

RWANDA
2009 -- -- -- -- 300f
Cinderella sheet
2009 -- -- -- -- 150f
Cinderellas

St. KITTS
12 Mar, 2001 488f 596 564 976 $1.60

St. LUCIA
15 Jul, 1999 1104 1214 1114 1103 95¢

St. THOMAS & PRINCE ISLANDS
22 May, 1998 1330 1769 Dbs3,500

St. VINCENT (& Grenadines)
23 Apr, 2010 3711 5821 6760 25¢

SAKHALIN
1999 -- -- -- -- 1.00 #114 in Catalog of Local
[Russian] Stamp Issues, Part II

SAMOA (Western)
24 Aug, 1995 895 966 812 818 70 sene

SENEGAL
9 Oct, 1999 1413 1599 1814 1515 320f

SIERRA LEONE
22 Feb, 1999 2165 MS3001c 3145 BF 419 3,000Le
Block 407

SOLOMON ISLANDS
5 Jan, 1983 489 485 485 475 18¢

SURINAM
17 Feb, 1982 593 1066 972 844 20¢

TANZANIA
9 Feb, 1999 1855 Noted 3185,Blk 429 BF 420 1,500/
18 Feb, 1999 1898l Noted 3244 2798 100/

THAILAND
8 Jan, 1986 1141 1239 1157 1136 5b
26 Oct, 2007 (2323) (2963a-j) (2599-2608) --
Listed sheet with no turtles is Scott 2323

TOGO
15 Jun, 2010 -- Block 496 550f
"Les Tortues" block of 4
15 Jun, 2010 -- 3424,Blk496 550f Dermochelys coriacea
15 Jun, 2010 -- 3428,Bk496 2000f
"Les Tortues" SS; D. coriacea in border
15 Jun, 2010 -- -- -- 550f
2011 750f
2011 3000f
D. coriacea in SS border

TOKELAU
27 Nov, 1995 218 235 224 222 40¢

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO
7 Aug, 1995 580 859 670 709 $1.25
6 Feb, 2001 615 898 706 $1
10 May, 2010 849g MS1158 983 977 $4.50

TUVALU
1 Jul, 1976 23 30 23 X 23 w/w 373
1 Jul, 1977 58 58 23 Y 84 Looks like #23, but no watermark
8 Mar, 2000 821f 888 881 813 90¢

VANUATU (formerly New Hebrides)
15 Dec, 1992 577 609 901 899 55vt

VIETNAM
1 May, 1989 1968 1229 2040 868f 30d

VIRGIN ISLANDS (British)
15 Nov, 1988 630 MS701 Block 53 BF 33 $2

ZAMBIA
27 Oct, 1999 816 Noted 1011 878 K50

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