Sea Turtle Postage Stamps
of the World

 
Country/Date Scott Gibbons Michel Yvert Denom. Comments / Description

ABKHAZIA
1995 -- -- -- -- 225,1800
Cinderella sheet

AFGHANISTAN
2007 -- -- -- -- 50 Afs
Archelon in cinderella sheet

AITUTAKI (Cook Islands)
1 Dec, 1995 513 690 744 566 95¢
Green turtle

1 Dec, 1995 514 691 745 567 $1.15
Leatherback

1 Dec, 1995 515 692 746 568 $1.50
Olive ridley

1 Dec, 1995 516 693 747 569 $1.75
Loggerhead

AJMAN
1972 -- -- 2011 PA 111 1.25r
Minkus #2230

ALBANIA
12 Sep, 2002 2695a MS2934a 894 2642 50L
Caretta caretta

6 Nov, 2013 2943a 3434 90l
Stylized loggerhead in logo of 2013
Mediterranean Games in Mersin, Turkey

6 Nov, 2013 2943b 3435 150l

6 Nov, 2013 2944 3436 200l

ALGERIA
23 Dec, 1992 967 1114 1079 1030 2.70d
Loggerhead

ANGOLA
9 Jul, 1993 882 Noted 923/35 Noted --
Se-tenant stamps with C. mydas,
E. imbricata, D. coriacea & C. caretta
9 Jul, 1993 882a 1029 932 899 180 NKz
9 Jul, 1993 882b 1030 933 900 450 NKz
9 Jul, 1993 882c 1031 934 901 550 NKz
9 Jul, 1993 882d 1032 935 902 630 NKz

25 Mar, 1999 1064e 1426 1933 1261 300,000Kz
Kemp's ridley

7 Apr, 2000 -- -- -- -- 3,500Kz
Olive ridley - sheet declared illegal by
Angolan postal authorities

7 Nov, 2007 1316 MS1759 Block 123 -- --
Tartarugas Marinhas sheet
7 Nov, 2007 1316a -- 1794 1629 27 Kz Juvenile Caretta caretta
7 Nov, 2007 1316b -- 1795 1630 27 Kz Chelonia mydas
7 Nov, 2007 1316c -- 1796 1631 45 Kz Eretmochelys imbricata
7 Nov, 2007 1316d -- 1797 1632 45 Kz Lepidochelys olivacea

7 Nov, 2007 1317 MS1760 1798 BF 123 130 Kz
Dermochelys coriacea on stamp, with
D. coriacea, C. caretta and C. mydas
in S/S border

ANGUILLA
20 May, 1975 160 144a 216 184 $10
Green turtle

12 Feb, 1976 246 240 250 219 $10
#160 overprinted

10 Aug, 1983 537 560a 541 492 10¢
Leatherback, perf 13.5
10 Aug, 1983 537a 560b -- 492a 10¢ Looks like #537, but perf. 12

10 Aug, 1983 538 561a 542 493 35¢
Hawksbill, perf 13.5
10 Aug, 1983 538a 561b -- 493a 35¢ Looks like #538, but perf. 12

10 Aug, 1983 539 562a 543 494 75¢
Green turtle, perf 13.5
10 Aug, 1983 539a 562b -- 494a 75¢ Looks like #539, but perf. 12

10 Aug, 1983 540 563a 544 495 $1
Loggerhead, perf 13.5
10 Aug, 1983 540a 563b -- 495a $1 Looks like #540, but perf. 12

10 Aug, 1983 541 MS564a Block 49 BF49 $5
Leatherback

24 Aug, 1998 974 1016 1000 315 15¢
Int'l Arts Festival 1998;Treasure Island

ANTIGUA and BARBUDA
28 Jun, 1982 662 MS747 Block 62 BF63 $5

5 Apr, 1993 1660 1768 1779 1571 $1
5 Apr, 1993 1660j 1768 1779 1571 $1 Leatherback
5 Apr, 1993 1660l 1770 1781 1573 $1 Hawksbill

31 Jul, 1994 1807 MS1976 Block 294 BF 295 $6
Loggerhead

15 May, 1995 1888d 2088 2130 1835 75¢
Archelon

17 Aug, 1998 2162c 2633 2716 2383 40¢
Hawksbill

11 Jun, 2001 2472e 3379 3481 3010 $1.65
Green turtle

11 Jun, 2001 2473c 3371 3473 2987 $1.65
Hawksbill

11 Jun, 2001 2476 MS3381D 3485, BF488 $6
Block 503 2 hawksbills

8 Apr, 2002 2560 MS3580a 503 BF526 $6
Olive ridley

12 Aug, 2002 2570h 3620 3763 3218 $1.50
Hawksbill

5 Apr, 2007 2964 MS4096 Block 647 BF 637 --
Tiny sea turtle in Cayman Coat of
Arms on flag in S/S border

3 Dec, 2012 3200f & g MS 4402 5063, 4 $1.25
Green turtle

3 Dec, 2012 3203 MS 4405 Block 702 $3.50
3 Dec, 2012 3203a -- 5053 $3.50 Chelonia mydas
3 Dec, 2012 3203c -- 5055 $3.50 Dermochelys coriacea

ARUBA
27 Sep, 1995 126 168 164 1025 15¢
Hawksbill
27 Sep, 1995 127 169 165 1026 50¢
Green turtle
27 Sep, 1995 128 170 166 1027 95¢
Loggerhead
27 Sep, 1995 129 171 167 1028 100¢
Leatherback
29 May, 1997 150f 205 201, 201 90¢
Block 1
31 Oct, 2002 B68 313 299 299 60+30¢
From Child Welfare set
30 Sep, 2003 237 327 313 313 25¢
Hawksbill hatchlings
30 Sep, 2003 238 328 314 314 60¢
Leatherback hatchlings
30 Sep, 2003 239 329 315 315 75¢
Green turtle hatchlings
30 Sep, 2003 240 330 316 316 150¢
Loggerhead hatchlings
3 Sep, 2007 304c MS401 394, BF 5 500C
Block 7
15 Nov, 2012 410e 656 689 100¢
Green turtle

ASCENSION
2 Jul, 1934 24 22 23 22 1d
2 Jul, 1934 26 24 25 24 2d Like #24, with orange border
2 Jul, 1934 29 27 28 27 8d Like #24, with brown border
2 Jul, 1934 31 29 30 29 2sh, 6p Like #24, with maroon border
19 Nov, 1956 70 65 70 71 7d
28 Aug, 1973 170 171 170 171 4p Green turtle
28 Aug, 1973 171 172 171 172 9p Loggerhead
28 Aug, 1973 172 173 172 173 12p Hawksbill
21 May, 1978 229c 235 231 232 25p
8 Jan, 1979 237 244 239 240 12p
19 Apr, 1982 305 314 314 307 10p Border same as #307, but shows
Darwin portrait
19 Apr, 1982 306 315 315 308 12p Border same as #307, but shows
pistols
19 Apr, 1982 307 316 316 309 15p
19 Apr, 1982 308 317 317 310 40p Border same as #307, but shows
ship
26 Jun, 1984 357 365 366 363 20p Green turtle and/on coin
7 Jun, 1985 372 376 377 374 12p Border same as #375, but shows
Queen Mother with Duke of York
7 Jun, 1985 373 377 378 375 15p Border same as #375, but shows
Queen Mother with Princes
Andrew & Edward
7 Jun, 1985 374 378 379 376 20p Border same as #375, but shows
Queen Mother at Ascot
7 Jun, 1985 375 379 380 377 70p
17 Nov, 1989 481 511 515 497 25p Green turtle
13 Oct, 1992 550 588 595 572 18p
22 Mar, 1994 585 624 633 606 20p Green hatchlings
22 Mar, 1994 586 625 634 607 25p Green turtle
22 Mar, 1994 587 626 635 608 30p Green turtle
22 Mar, 1994 588 627 636 609 65p Green turtle
22 Mar, 1994 589 MS628 Block 26 BF 26 -- Green turtles
22 Mar, 1994 589a MS628a 637, BF 26 30p
Block 26
22 Mar, 1994 589b MS628b 638, BF 26 30p
Block 26
22 Mar, 1994 589c MS628c 639, BF 26 30p
Block 26
22 Mar, 1994 589d MS628d 640, BF 26 30p
Block 26
8 Mar, 2000 750 795 811 763 15p Green turtle hatchlings
8 Mar, 2000 751 796 812 764 35p Green turtle
8 Mar, 2000 752 797 813 765 40p Green turtle with transmitter
8 Mar, 2000 753 798 814 766 50p Green turtle with transmitter
8 Mar, 2000 754 MS799 Block 40 BF40 --
815-818 S/S with 4 green turtle stamps a-d
8 May, 2000 754e MS800 Noted BF41 -- #754 with London 2000 logo
1 Feb, 2001 768 MS814 837, BF43 --
Block 42 Loggerhead & green turtle stamps
1 Feb, 2001 768a MS814 836, BF43 25p Green turtle stamp in #768
Block 42
1 Feb, 2001 768b MS814 837, BF43 40p Loggerhead stamp in #768
Block 42
28 Aug, 2002 812 861 889 813 £2 Green turtle
24 Jul, 2006 (898a, b) (954, 955) (981, 982) (894,5) -- Stylized turtle in border of
Sheet is "Exploration and Innovation" sheet
noted commemorating 500th Anniversary
of death of Columbus
9 July, 2007 915 972 1006 911 40p "Turtle Rescue" from scouting
set, of a green turtle stranded at high
tide in the rocks above Dead Man's Beach
5 Feb, 2008 928 991 1025 930 35p Green turtle, egg deposition,
and nest chamber
1 Oct, 2009 -- Noted (1082,3) -- --
Commemorating 100th Anniv. of birth
of sea turtle researcher Dr. Archie Carr
1 Oct, 2009 981a, b 1048, 9 1082, 3 984,5 15p
Se-tenant pair "Early turtle tracking"
1 Oct, 2009 -- Noted (1084,5) -- --
Commemorating 100th Anniv. of birth
of sea turtle researcher Dr. Archie Carr
1 Oct, 2009 982a, b 1050, 1 1084, 5 986,7 35p
Se-tenant pair "Assessing
Reproductive Output"
1 Oct, 2009 -- Noted (1086,7) -- --
Commemorating 100th Anniv. of birth
of sea turtle researcher Dr. Archie Carr
1 Oct, 2009 983a, b 1052, 3 1086, 7 988,9 40p
Se-tenant pair "Beach Raking; Population
Monitoring" (No turtle on #983b)
1 Oct, 2009 -- Noted (1088,9) -- --
Commemorating 100th Anniv. of birth
of sea turtle researcher Dr. Archie Carr
1 Oct, 2009 984a, b 1054, 5 1088, 9 990,1 65p
Se-tenant pair "Turtle Rescue"

AUSTRALIA
1991 -- -- -- -- $1
Cinderella, Norpex '91 Newcastle
3 Oct, 1995 1462a 1556 1505 1466 45¢
Natator depressus hatchling
3 Oct, 1995 1465a MS1562 1511, BF 30 45¢
Block 20 SS has embossed texture, luminous
after being lighted
3 Oct, 1995 1466 1563 1517 C 1472 45¢
Self-adhesive stamp
3 Oct, 1995 1471a 1568 Noted 45¢
Self-adhesive stamp in booklet
3 Oct, 1995 1471b 1568 Noted 45¢ Identical to #1466, issued in strip
with 5 other stamps
14 Oct, 1995 1465g Noted 1511, BF 33 45¢
Block 20 I "Adelaide Stamp & Collectibles Fair"
19 Oct, 1995 1465h Noted 1511, BF 34 45¢
Block 20 II "Sydney Centrepoint '95 Stamp Show"
20 Oct, 1995 1465i Noted 1511, BF 35 45¢
Block 20 III "Brisbane Stamp Show"
27 Oct, 1995 1465j Noted 1511, BF 36 45¢
Block 20 IV "Melbourne Stamp & Coin Fair"
28 Oct, 1995 1465k Noted 1511, BF 37 45¢
Block 20 V "Swanpex, WA "95"
14 Mar 1996 1486 1583 1537 I 1494 75¢
10 Apr, 1997 1535 1686 1663 BF48 $10
Stylized turtle in stamp border
10 Apr, 1997 1535a MS1686a Block 24 BF48 $10
Stylized turtle in SS border
29 May, 1997 1535b Noted Block 24 I BF48 $10
Pacific '97 overprint on #1535a
17 Nov, 1997 1531b Noted Block 26 BF 50 --
Stylized turtle in S/S border;
(same picture as in #1535a)
23 Oct, 1998 1535c Noted Block 24 II BF53 $10
Milan Philatelic Expo o/p on #1535a
8 Jul, 1999 1741 1861 1834 1760 $1.05
Loggerhead
1 Aug, 2001 1535d -- Block 24 III BF66A $10
PhilaNippon '01 overprint on #1535a
15 Jul, 2004 (2225) (2367) (2297) (2187) 50¢
Greetings "Finding Nemo" personal sheet with
Stamp cartoon turtles in border and on
single label
26 Jun, 2007 2707 2841 2856 2735 $1.25
Natator depressus
4 Aug, 2009 3130 3251 3255, 3129 55¢
Block 89 Green turtle - Jointly-issued stamp with
Cocos & Keeling Is., Norfolk Is.,
Christmas Is. & Australian Antarctic
Territories
4 Aug, 2009 3131 MS3252 Block 89 BF 119 --
#3130 in "Species at Risk" SS
jointly issued with Norfolk Is.; identical
to Norfolk #984
4 Aug, 2009 3136 3257 3260 3134 55¢
Self-adhesive stamp
20 Aug, 2013 3974 4047 4005 60¢
Green turtle
20 Aug, 2013 3979 SB 446 4009 60¢
Green turtle; self-adhesive stamp
20 Aug, 2013 3977a 4053 Block 172 60¢
”Coral Reefs” - green turtle

AUSTRIA
3 Jun, 2002 1894c 2635 2383, 2215 €0,87
Block 16 250th Anniversary, Schönbrunn Zoo

AZERBAIJAN
12 Jun, 1995 521 235 224 216 100m
Loggerhead

BAHAMAS
27 Apr, 1971 316 362 321 305 Hawksbill, w/w 314
21 Sep, 1971 318 364 333 307 Looks like #316
2 Nov, 1976 400 468 404 Y 394 25¢ Looks like #316, w/w 173
6 Jan, 1978 439 521 404 Z 427 25¢ Looks like #316, no watermark
1979 -- 468A -- -- 25¢ Looks like #316, chalk-
surfaced paper
15 Aug, 1984 567 693 578 563j 50¢ Single from #567a
15 Aug, 1984 567a MS694 Block 43 BF41a 50¢
15 Aug, 1984 568d 688 573 563d 31¢ Celebrates 25th Anniv. of
National Trust
3 Sep, 1997 895 1107 939 910 60¢ Int'l Year of the Reefs
24 Nov, 1998 926 1155 981 963 15¢ Int'l Year of the Ocean
6 Apr, 1999 940d 1176 997 978 55¢ Green turtle - Celebrates 40th
Anniv. of National Trust
21 Sep, 1999 956 1193 1014 1013 15¢ Turtle Pond
21 Sep, 1999 957 1194 1015 1014 65¢ Green turtles & limestone cliffs
24 Nov, 2003 1093 1341 1166 1156 80¢ Painting by Alton Lowe,
"Waters of Life: Annual Visit"
3 Mar, 2010 1296 1566 1383 1381 65¢
"Friends of the Environment"
3 Jan, 2012 1605 1432 1427 30¢
Hawksbill turtle in Marine Life set
30 Sep, 2013 1399a 1660 1491 50c
Hawksbill turtles
30 Sep, 2013 1399b 1661 1492 50c

BARBADOS
26 Feb, 1985 657 776a 630 X I 612 $2.50 Green turtle
1 Jun, 1986 657a 807a 630 Y I 643 $2.50 Looks like #657, but with different
watermark
18 Aug, 1986 657b 807b 630 Y III 670 $2.50 Looks like #657, but with different
watermark; inscribed "1986" on
bottom
15 Sep, 1987 657c 776b -- 707 $2.50 Looks like #657, but with different
watermark; inscribed "1987" on
bottom
28 Oct, 1993 855e 1012 839 872 90¢ Archelon
29 Oct, 2007 1131 1319 1148 1184 10¢ Green turtle
29 Oct, 2007 1132 1320 1149 1185 50¢ Loggerhead turtle
29 Oct, 2007 1133 1321 1150 1186 $1 Hawksbill turtle
29 Oct, 2007 1134 1322 1151 1187 $2.50 Leatherback turtle

BARBUDA
11 Nov, 1993 1401j 1480 1523 1341 $1 Antigua & Barbuda #1660j
overprinted "Barbuda Mail"
11 Nov, 1993 1401l 1482 1525 1343 $1 Antigua & Barbuda #1660L
overprinted "Barbuda Mail"
22 Jan, 1995 1513 MS1677 1738, BF 238 $6 Antigua & Barbuda #1807
Block 251 overprinted "Barbuda Mail"
13 Jun, 1996 1564d 1736 1805 1573 75¢ Antigua & Barbuda #1888d
overprinted "Barbuda Mail"
16 Jun, 2000 -- 2247 2328 2014 40¢ Antigua & Barbuda #2162c
overprinted "Barbuda Mail"

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