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SC  504
 
20c         29 Sep 71             Stylized Turtle     A species of snake-necked turtle painted by aborigines.
  SC  504  a  20c         Stylized Turtle     Same as Scott Australia #504 except that it is printed on distinctly different paper. No longer listed separately by Scott as distinctive from #504.
 
  

Var   29 Sep 71 
Stylized Turtle   Booklet page containing SC 504
 


 SC  787


15c         16 Jun 82             Chelodina longicollis        Perf.  12.5 X 13.
  SC  787 a  15c         Chelodina longicollis        Perf. 14 X 14.5    Same as Scott Australia #787 except for perfs.
 
 
SC  1312

 85c         04 Mar 93            Stylized Turtle                    Aboriginal style fish and turtles along upper and lower margins of stamp.
 
  

85c         04 Mar 93            Stylized Turtle    Booklet pane containing SC 1312, also stylized turtle in lower selvedge.
 


 SC  1462


 45c         03 Oct 95             Natator depressus            Se-tenant pair w/ turtle on one stamp. Pale blue border on top, bottom & right margins of stamp.
  SC  1462  a  45c         03 Oct 95             Natator depressus            Single stamp w/ turtle from 1462. Same design as stamp on 1465, but w/ pale blue border on top, bottom & right margin.
 

 SC  1465
 45c         03 Oct 95             Natator depressus            M/S of six stamps w/ hatchling flatback on stamp in upper left corner. Same design as 1462, but w/o pale blue border.
  SC  1465  a  45c         03 Oct 95             Natator depressus            Single stamp from 1465 (no pale blue border).
 
 
SC  1465  g

 45c         14 Oct 95             Natator depressus            Scott Australia #1465 o/p'd for Adelaide Stamp & Collectibles Fair.
 
 
SC  1465  h

 45c         19 Oct 95             Natator depressus            Scott Australia #1465 o/p'd for Sydney Centrepoint '95 Stamp Show.
 

 SC  1465  i

 45c         20 Oct 95             Natator depressus            Scott Australia #1465 o/p'd for Brisbane Stamp Show.   
 

 SC  1465 j

 45c         27 Oct 95             Natator depressus            Scott Australia #1465 o/p'd for Melbourne Stamp and Coin Fair.
 

 SC  1465 k

 45c         28 Oct 95             Natator depressus            Scott Australia #1465 o/p'd for Swanpex, WA '95.
 

 SC  1466

 45c         03 Oct 95             Natator depressus            Single stamp w/ turtle from 1471a. Same design as 1465a, but w/ pale blue border on top, bottom & right margin. Self-adhesive. Perf 11 1/2.
 
 SC  1471  a  45c         03 Oct 95             Natator depressus            Page from booklet of ten self-adhesives (two each of four designs and one each of two designs).
 
 
 45c         03 Oct 95             Natator depressus     Booklet cover of booklet above.
 
 SC  1471  b  45c         03 Oct 95             Natator depressus            Strip of six different self-adhesives (#1466-1471).
 

 SC  1486

 75c         14 Mar 96            Stylized Turtle     Stylized aboriginal turtle in upper margin of stamp featuring the Willandra Lakes region in New South Wales. Stamp is one of the Natural Heritage Series.
 
 
SC  1531  b
 45c         17 Nov 97            Stylized Turtle     S/S containing one Scott Australia #1530 and one Scott Australia #1531. Selvedge has one image overlaying a background image. The background image has a large, faint turtle on the right side. The turtle's head is in the upper right corner of the sheet. No turtles on stamps; in selvedge only. Inscribed "International Stamp & Coin Exposition, Shanghai '97" in both Chinese and English.
 

 SC  1535

 $10        10 Apr 97             Stylized Turtle     Bird flying over swamp. Inscribed "Kakadu Wetlands". Very small, faint, aboriginal style turtle in right margin.
 
 
SC  1535  a
 $10        Stylized Turtle     S/S w/ one stamp (#1535). Selvedge has one image overlaying a background image. The background image has a large, faint turtle on the right side. The turtle's head is in the upper right corner of the sheet and the turtle's tail is near the lower right corner of the sheet. Stamp is inscribed "Kakadu Wetlands". No inscription on margin of sheet. Turtle is aboriginal style drawing (dorsal view).
 
 
SC  1535  b
 $10        Stylized Turtle     Australia Scott #1535a w/ the logo for the Pacific 97 World Philatelic Exhibition in San Francisco, CA o/p'd in silver in upper selvedge. Lower selvedge inscribed "Australia Post Exhibition Sheet No. 4". Aboriginal style drawing of turtle (dorsal view).
 
 
SC  1535  c
 $10        Stylized Turtle     Australia Scott #1535a w/ the following o/p in upper selvedge in gold: "Esposizione Mondiale Di Filatelia - World Philatelic Exhibition - Milano, 23 October - 1 November 1998. Lower selvedge inscribed "Australia Post Exhibition Sheet No. 5. Aboriginal style drawing of turtle (dorsal view).         
 
 
SC  1535  d
 
$10        01 Aug 01            Stylized Turtle     Australia Scott #1535a o/p'd in sheet margin "Phila Nippon '01" and the show emblem. Turtle is aboriginal style drawing (dorsal view).
 

 SC  1563  a
45c         01 Oct 96             Trachemys scripta elegans            s/s w/ six 45c stamps depicting pets. Turtle is in margin of sheet. There is no o/p. No turtles on stamps.
 

 SC  1563  b
 45c         03 Oct 96             Trachemys scripta elegans            Scott Australia 1563a, o/p in gold "10th Asian International Philatelic Exhibition 1996" plus an inscription in Chinese characters and a logo. No turtles on stamps.
 

 SC  1563  c
45c         03 Oct 96             Trachemys scripta elegans            Scott Australia 1563a, o/p'd in gold "ASDA Centrepoint '96 Stamp and Coin Show / 5-7 October 1996". No turtles on stamps.
 

 SC  1563  d
45c         03 Oct 96             Trachemys scripta elegans            Scott Australia 1563a, o/p'd in gold "St Peters Stamp & Collectible Fair / 12-13 October 1996". No turtles on stamps.
 

 SC  1563  e
45c         03 Oct 96             Trachemys scripta elegans            Scott Australia 1563a, o/p'd in gold "Melbourne 96 National Philatelic Exhibition / 17-20 October 1996". No turtles on stamps.               
 

 SC  1563  f
45c         03 Oct 96             Trachemys scripta elegans            Scott Australia 1563a, o/p'd in gold "Queensland Spring Stamp and Coin Show / 25-27 October 1996". No turtles on stamps.
 

 SC  1563  g
45c         03 Oct 96             Trachemys scripta elegans            Scott Australia 1563a, o/p'd in gold "Swanpex 96 / 26-27 October 1996". No turtles on stamps.
 

 SC  1563  h
 45c         12 Feb 97             Trachemys scripta elegans            Scott Australia 1563a, o/p'd in gold "11th Asian International Philatelic Exhibition Hong Kong '97". No turtles on stamps.
  SC  1614  45c         04 Sep 97             Ninjemys oweni                Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Australia 1616a. Ninjemys oweni had prominant lateral horns on its skull and a clubbed tail.              
 
 
SC  1616  a
 45c         04 Sep 97             Ninjemys oweni                Se-tenant strip of five stamps, one of which depicts Ninjemys oweni, an extinct genus and species. Ninjemys oweni had prominant lateral horns on it's skull and a clubbed tail. This strip of five also exists in a prestige booklet w/ a broad greenish-blue margin around the strip.
 
  
45c         04 Sep 97   
Ninjemys oweni      Booklet page containing strip of five including SC 1614.
 
 
 45c         04 Sep 97             Ninjemys oweni                Mini sheet of ten stamps inscribed "Wildlife of Ancient Australia". Contains two each of Scott Australia 1612-1616. Footnoted by Scott.
 


 SC  1741


 $1.05     08 Jul 99              Caretta caretta                 Depicts turtle and a mollusk shell (Melo amphora). From Nature of Australia set.
 
  

Var   08 Jul 99              Caretta caretta     Booklet page containing SC 1741.
 
 
SC  2008  b
 45c         02 Oct 01             Cartoon Turtles                 S/S w/ three 45c stamps. Depicts a birthday party in a tree for baby animals. Inscribed "Wild Babies". Two small turtles in selvedge; none on stamps.
 
 
SC  2011  b
 45c         02 Oct 01             Cartoon Turtles                 S/S w/ three 45c stamps. Depicts animals frolicing at base of tree. Inscribed "Wild Babies". Turtle holding camera in lower selvedge, w/ small turtles sliding down her back. Tiny turtle parachuting in upper right selvedge.
 
 
SC  2430
  50c         04 Oct 05             Cartoon Turtle                  Single stamp from Scott Australia #2432b depicting two pigs, a small frog and a small turtle. Turtle near right margin between pig's foot and the word "Australia". Perf 14 x 14.75.
 
 
SC  2430  a

 50c         04 Oct 05             Cartoon Turtle   Booklet pane of one, containing Scott Australia #2430.
 
 
SC  2432  b
 Various                04 Oct 05             Cartoon Turtle   S/S of six stamps, each depicting a different cartoon farm animal. One stamp identical to Scott Australia #2430. Sheet inscribed "Down on the Farm" in upper margin. Perf 14 x 14.75.
 

 SC  2435
 50c         04 Oct 05             Cartoon Turtle   Single, self adhesive booklet stamp from Scott Australia #2437a. Design identical to Scott Australia #2430. Self adhesive serpentine die cut 11.25. Syncopated (intentional omission of some of the perforation die cuts). NOTE: The entire booklet is footnoted in Scott but no separate, unique number is assigned.
 
 

SC  2437  a
 

50c         04 Oct 05             Cartoon Turtle                  Booklet pane of five stamps, including one Scott Australia #2435. Self adhesive serpentine die cut 11.25. Syncopated (intentional omission of some of the perforation die cuts).
 
 

SC  2437  b


 50c         04 Oct 05             Cartoon Turtle                  Booklet pane of ten, including two Scott Australia #2435. Self adhesive serpentine die cut 11.25. Syncopated (intentional omission of some of the perforation die cuts).
 


 SC  2437  c


 50c         04 Oct 05             Cartoon Turtle                  Booklet pane of twenty stamps, including four Scott Australia #2435. Self adhesive serpentine die cut 11.25. Syncopated (intentional omission of some of the perforation die cuts).
 

 SC  2707

 $1.25     26 Jun 07             Natator depressus            Adult on beach facing right. Inscribed "International Post", "Flatback Turtle" and "Vulnerable". For use on international mail.
 
 
SC  2707  a

 $1.25     26 Jun 07             Natator depressus            Booklet pane of two including one Scott Australia #2707. Scott footnotes the complete booklet but does not assign a separate catalog number to it.
 SC  3130  55c         04 Aug 09            Chelonia mydas                Turtle swimming up and left. Inscribed "Cocos (Keeling) Islands" vertically along lower left margin and "Australia" in upper right corner. Perf 14.75 X 14.
 
 SC  3130  a  55c         04 Aug 09            Chelonia mydas     Horizontal strip of five different stamps, including Scott Australia #3130.
 

 SC  3131

 55c         04 Aug 09            Chelonia mydas                Sheet of five different stamps, including Scott Australia #3130. This sheet is identical to Scott Norfolk Island #984.
  SC  3136  55c         04 Aug 09            Chelonia mydas                Similar to Scott #3130 except this stamp is die cut 11.25, syncopated, and self adhesive.
 
 
SC  3136  a

 55c         04 Aug 09            Chelonia mydas                Booklet pane of 20, including four Scott Australia #3136.
 
 
SC 3974


 60¢  20 Aug 13      Chelonia mydas  Single stamp from set of four Ocean Gardens stamps, also referred to as Coral Reefs stamps.
  SC 3979 60¢  20 Aug 13      Chelonia mydas  Single stamp from set of four Ocean Gardens stamps, also referred to as Coral Reefs stamps. This is the self-adhesive form of SC 3974.
 
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SC 4299

 

70¢  19 May 15  Sculptured turtle   Turtle  described as a ghost net sculpture, from the Collections series.
  SC 4301 a
 70¢  19 May 15  Sculptured turtle  Block of 4 stamps including SC 4299
  SC 4301 b
 70¢  19 May 15  Sculptured turtle   Sheet of 4 stamps including SC 4299
 
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SC 4302


 70¢  19 May 15  Sculptured turtle  Turtle  described as a ghost net sculpture, from the Collections series. Perf different than SC 4299.
  SC 4305 a
 70¢  19 May 15  Sculptured turtle  Strip of 4 stamps including SC 4302
 
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 SC 4540, 4545, 4543a, 4547a, 4547b, 4548a
 
$1.00  20 Sep 16  Pseudemydura umbrina  One stamp from set of 7 Endangered Wildlife stamps. Numbers refer to various perfs, strips, booklets, S/S's.
 
  
45c         04 Mar 93            Chelonia mydas                Postal Stationery w/ a stylized, aboriginal turtle on the back and a sea turtle on the front. Turtle ID from info. printed on back of envelope.Front pictured.
 
  
                Picture of back of stationery.
 
  45c         11 Aug 94            Cartoon Turtles                 Postal stationery w/ cartoon-like turtles in race w/ hare. Commemorates World Masters Games.
 
 
 45c         20 Sep 94             Unidentified Tortoise      Postal Stationery commemorating the Perth Zoo. Small tortoise along pathway.
   45c         Natator depressus            Faux Maximum Card. An air mail postal card issued by Australia Post, w/ a photograph of Natator depressus and a facsimile of Scott Australia #1462a printed (not affixed) to the face of the card. The back of the card (where the stamp would ordinarily be affixed) is inscribed "POSTAGE PREPAID AUSTRALIA" but there is no denom.
   45c         04 Sep 97             N. oweni & M. platyceps               Maximum card issued by Australia Post w/ a skeleton of Meiolania platyceps on the card itself and Ninjemys oweni on the affixed stamp. Ninjemys oweni and Meiolania platyceps were closely related taxa.
 
  
None     2003      Turtle Shell Mask              Postal stationery. Prepaid stamped envelope for domestic use in Australia only. Black turtle shell mask. Inscribed "postage paid". Issued as part of "Torres Strait Island Art" postal stationery series. Mask is c. 1850-1855.
 
 
 $1.05         Caretta caretta         Maximum Card. An air mail postal card issued by Australia Post, w/ a photograph of Caretta caretta and a facsimile of Scott Australia #1741 printed on the face of the card.
 
 50c         2004      Cartoon Sea Turtles         S/S depicting characters from Disney film "Finding Nemo". Contains ten 50c stamps, each w/ a different tab. Two sea turtles in upper right margin of sheet plus hatchling sea turtle on one of the tabs.  This is an Australian Post issue, but is not listed in the catalogues. 
   50c         2004      Cartoon Sea Turtle           Single stamp w/ turtle on tab from "Finding Nemo" s/s.