China, Republic of (Taiwan)

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SC  2139


 $2           17 Jan 79             Unidentified Plastron       This stamp shows a plastron bearing ancient inscriptions.
 


 SC  2141


 $8           17 Jan 79             Ancient Turtle Sculpture
 


 SC  2413


 $18        20 May 84           Stylized Turtle                    This is a candle holder in the form of a turtle.
 


 SC  2882

 $5.00     06 Feb 93             Mythologic. Dragon Turtle            Huge male figure seated on ground, holding dragon-turtle aloft in right hand. Figure represents Pan Gu, creator of the universe in Chinese mythology.
 


 SC  2923
 

NT$19   29 Sep 93             Mythological Tortoise     Mythological creature w/ a dragon's head and a turtle's shell. Reported to be a "Lucky Black Tortoise".
 


 SC  2973


 NT$10   17 Sep 94             Unidentified Turtle           Fushijy drawing various animals, including a turtle. From Chinese myth.
 


 SC  2975


 NT$15   17 Sep 94             Unidentified Turtle           Tsangjer inventing characters for Chinese writing, including a turtle. From Chinese myth.
 


 SC  3033


 5.00       10 Nov 95            Chelonia mydas                Two turtles swimming underwater. Pane has four turtles on selvedge in addition to turtles on stamps.
 


 SC  3034


 5.00       10 Nov 95            Caretta caretta                 Single turtle.       Pane has four turtles on selvedge in addition to turtle on stamps.
 
 

SC  3035


 5.00       10 Nov 95            Lepidochelys olivacea                    Single turtle. Pane has four turtles on selvedge in addition to turtle on stamps.
 


 SC  3036
 

5.00       10 Nov 95            Eretmochelys imbricata                 Single turtle. Pane has four turtles on selvedge in addition to turtle on stamps.
 
 

 Nov 95      Booklet cover of booklet containing SC 3033 - 3036.
 
  

Nov 95      Page from  booklet containing SC 3033 - 3036.
 
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 Nov 95  Underwater Life Stamp Folio contains SC 3033 - 3036 as well as two other sets. Outside cover.
 
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  Nov 95  Underwater Life Stamp Folio contains SC 3033 - 3036 as well as two other sets. Inside cover.
 

 SC  3195

 $5.00     25 Sep 98             Unidentified Sea Turtle                  From Chinese fable "A Frog in a Well". Turtle is somewhat stylized.
 
  

Sep 98     Page from  booklet containing SC 3195.
 


 SC  3723

 $12        17 Jan 07             Turtle Shell Object            Fingernail guard from the Ching Dynasty, made of tortoiseshell from the hawksbill turtle and inlaid w/ jewels. Issued by the Chunghwa Post Co., Ltd., a legitimate private post w/ over 1300 post offices throughout Taiwan. It was formerly a government agency that became privatized.
 
 
SC  3803

 NT$5     03 Apr 08             Cartoon Sea Turtles         S/S of three circular and two rectangular stamps, all depicting cartoon sea creatures. Three turtles on one. An additional cartoon sea turtle in border of sheet.
  SC  3803  a  NT$5     03 Apr 08             Cartoon Sea Turtles         Individual circular stamp from Scott China (Taiwan) #3803. Turtles are from movie "Finding Nemo".
 

 SC  3804

 NT$5     03 Apr 08             Cartoon Sea Turtle           S/S of five circular stamps, all depicting cartoon sea creatures. Young sea turtle on one stamp. Turtle is named "Squirt" and is from the movie "Finding Nemo".
  SC  3804  b  NT$5     03 Apr 08             Cartoon Sea Turtle           Single circular stamp from Scott China (Taiwan) #3804. Turtle is named "Squirt" and is from the movie "Finding Nemo".
 
 

SC  4005
 

NT$12   21 Jul 11              Mythical Turtle                  People and a horse crossing a river on the back of a giant white turtle. From classic Chinese novel "Journey to the West".
 
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SC 4213

 
Various  10 Dec 14  Unidentified Plastron  Sheet of 8 stamps - Ancient Chinese artifacts. Plastron on one stamp. Issued as block of 8 and as S/s.
 
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SC 4328



 Various   22 Oct 16  Stylized turtle  S/s issued for Philataipei 2016. Tiny turtle in selvedge near top of tree.
 
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SC 4420


 $28  26 Jun 18  Chelonia mydas   Marine Life m/s. Joint issue with Palau.