British Indian Ocean Territories

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 10r         17 Jan 68               Geochelone gigantea      Turtle is on Seychelles Coat-of-Arms. This is Scott Seychelles #212 o/p in black: "B.I.O.T."
 

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 45c         01 Feb 71             Geochelone gigantea
 


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 1.60r      10 Jul 75              Geochelone gigantea
 
 

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 24p        08 Nov 90            E. imbricata & C. caretta               Stamp shows Eretmochelys imbricata and Caretta caretta alongside B.I.O.T. Coat-of-Arms.
 

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 20p        02 Sep 96             Caretta caretta                 Swimming underwater.  
 

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 24p        02 Sep 96             Dermochelys coriacea     Adult on beach.
 

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 30p        02 Sep 96             Eretmochelys imbricata                 Swimming underwater.
 

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 56p        02 Sep 96             Chelonia mydas                Female nesting on beach. Open nest w/ eggs in background.
 

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 Various                06 Feb 02             E. imbricata & C. caretta               S/S w/ five stamps bearing various photographs of Queen Elizabeth II. Issued to commemorate 50th year of her reign. Sheet inscribed "Golden Jubilee". Common Design type. Turtles on B.I.O.T Coat-of-Arms in lower right selvedge. No turtles on stamps.
 

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 1.90pnds              03 Oct 02             Unidentified Sea Turtle                  S/S of one stamp inscribed "10th Anniversary of Friends of the Chagos/Reef Fish". Bottom selvedge has a circular logo w/ a turtle and the inscription "Friends of the Chagos". No turtle on stamp.
 


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 26p        14 Feb 05             Chelonia mydas                Hatchling green turtle on beach, facing left.
 


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 26p        14 Feb 05             Eretmochelys imbricata                 Two hatchling hawksbill turtles on beach, at water's edge.
 


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 34p        14 Feb 05             Eretmochelys imbricata                 Head of adult hawksbill turtle, facing right.
 


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 34p        14 Feb 05             Chelonia mydas                Head of adult green turtle, facing left.
 


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 76p        14 Feb 05             Eretmochelys imbricata                 Dorsal view of adult hawksbill turtle swimming.
 


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 1.10pnds              14 Feb 05             Chelonia mydas                Lateral view of adult green turtle swimming to left.
 


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 1.70pnds              14 Feb 05             Chelonia mydas                S/S of one stamp which depicts adult green turtle swimming. Border of sheet shows Turtle Cove.
 

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 34p        08 Nov 05            Unidentified Sea Turtle                  S/S of eight 34p stamps which form a single under-water and above-water panorama. Sheet inscribed in lower margin: "1965 - 2005; 40th Anniversary; 8th Nov 2005; British Indian Ocean Territory". Turtle on one stamp only.
  SC  316  h  34p        Nov 2005             Unidentified Sea Turtle                  Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott B.I.O.T. #316. Turtle swimming to left under water. Stamp inscribed "40th Anniversary".
 


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 54p        23 Jul 07              Unidentified Sea Turtle                  Head of Charles Darwin and beach w/ turtle, trees and birds. Issued for the 125th anniversary of Darwin's death.
 


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 90p        23 Jul 07             Chelonia mydas                Three turtles swimming underwater. Issued for the 125th anniversary of Darwin's death.
 

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 Various                30 Jan 08             Chelonia mydas                S/S of six stamps depicting various species of damselfishes. Turtle in margin, in upper right corner of sheet. Margin of sheet inscribed "Marine Life, Part 4", "Damselfishes" and "IYOR" (International Year of the Reef).
  SC  392  1.72pnds              05 Oct 09             Turtle Cove         A view of a cove called Turtle Cove. This stamp was issued as part of a twelve value s/s and as a sheet of singles.
 


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 2.64pnds              05 Oct 09             Eretmochelys imbricata                 One turtle on beach, facing right and two turtles in water. This stamp was issued as a part of a twelve value s/s and also as a sheet of singles.
 
 
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 Various                05 Oct 09             Eretmochelys imbricata                 Sheet of twelve stamps containing Scott BIOT #383-394. Scott BIOT #393 depicts a turtle and #392 depicts a cove named Turtle Cove.
 
 

SC  424  a
 

54p        01 Mar 11            E. imbricata & C. caretta               S/S of six stamps and three labels commemorating a lifetime of service by Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip. Central label has large BIOT coat-of-arms which features two turtles as supporters. No turtles on stamps. Turtles on central label only.
 


 
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 54p        06 Feb 12             E. imbricata & C. caretta               S/S of six stamps and three labels commemorating Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee. Central label has large BIOT coat-of-arms which features two turtles as supporters. No turtles on stamps. Turtles on central label only. Photos different than SC 424a.
 
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 54p  9 Jun 14    Eretmochelys  imbricata & Caretta caretta   2 stamps making up the  BIOT coat-of-arms
 
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£2  9 Jun 14    Eretmochelys  imbricata & Caretta caretta  Sheet with the  BIOT coat-of-arms
 
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SC 462-467
SC 467a - S/S

Various   15 Nov 16  Chelonia mydas, Erytmochelys imbricata  Six stamps with greens and hawksbills. SC 467a is S/S of one SC 467.