Ecuador

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SC  342
 

10c         1936      Geochelone elephantopus
 
 

SC   874
 

70c         16 Aug 73            Geochelone elephantopus
 
 

SC   1119
 

50s         12 Feb 86             Geochelone elephantopus          
 
 

SC   1281
 

100s       10 Apr 92             Geochelone elephantopus
 
 
SC   1344
 600s       19 Jul 94                              Geochelone elephantopus               Tiny tortoise in upper right quadrant of small logo for "Ecuador Antarctica Program". Tortoise is directly opposite penguin in logo. Inscribed "Presence of Ecuador in Antarctic". Magnification needed to see tortoise distinctly.
 

 
SC   1345
 
900s       19 Jul 94               Geochelone elephantopus               Tiny tortoise in upper right quadrant of small logo for "Ecuador Antarctica Program". Tortoise is directly opposite penguin in logo. Inscribed "Presence of Ecuador in Antarctic". Magnification needed to see tortoise distinctly.
 
 
SC   1491
 
7000s    03 Sep 99             G. elephantopus abingdoni             Se-tenant strip of ten 7,000s stamps w/ turtle on one. Honors Charles Darwin Foundation.
   SC   1491  j  7000s    03 Sep 99             G. elephantopus abingdoni             Single stamp w/ tortoise from Scott Ecuador #1491. Head-on photo of adult w/ head lowered. Honors Charles Darwin Foundation.
 
 
SC   1492
 15000s 03 Sep 99             G. elephantopus porteri    Se-tenant strip of ten 15,000s stamps w/ turtle on one. Honors Charles Darwin Foundation.
   SC   1492  f  15000s  03 Sep 99             G. elephantopus porteri    Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Ecuador #1492. Head-on photo of adult. Honors Charles Darwin Foundation.
 
 SC   1671  $1.05     09 May 03           Chelonia mydas agassizi   Horizontal pair w/ turtle on one. Inscribed "Reserva Marina de Galapagos".
  SC   1671  b  $1.05     09 May 03           Chelonia mydas agassizi   Adult swimming up and right. Inscribed "Reserva Marina de Galapagos". Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Ecuador #1671.
 
 

SC   1719

 
$1.05     23 Dec 04             Small Stylized Turtle          Many birds, animals, trees, etc. in circular design in middle of stamp. Small turtle at bottom of circle.     Stamp inscribed "Proteccion del Medio Ambiente" and "America '04".
 
 
SC   1720
 
0.40c      18 Feb 05             Chelonoids abingdonii       Photo of tortoise as main design feature plus small stylized tortoise and hammerhead shark in logo in lower right corner. Wording under logo as follows: "Parque Nacional Galapagos Ecuador".
 
 
SC   1721

 .90c        18 Feb 05             Stylized Tortoise     Marine Iguana is main design feature. Small stylized tortoise and hammerhead shark on logo in upper left corner. Wording under logo as follows: "Parque Nacional Galapagos Ecuador".
 
 
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 $2.15     18 Feb 05             Stylized Tortoise     Sula granti (Nacza Booby) is main design feature. Small stylized tortoise and hammerhead shark on logo in upper right corner. Wording under logo as follows: "Parque Nacional Galapagos Ecuador".
 
 
SC  1723
 
$3.00     18 Feb 05             Stylized Tortoise                Frigate bird is main design feature. Small stylized tortoise and hammerhead shark on logo in upper right corner. Wording under logo as follows: "Parque Nacional Galapagos Ecuador".
 

 SC   1724
 
$2.00     18 Feb 05             Stylized Tortoise     S/S w/ Swallow-tailed gulls as main design feature. One gull w/ wings outstretched. Small stylized tortoise and hammerhead shark in logo in upper left corner. Wording under logo as follows: "Parque Nacional Galapagos Ecuador".             
 
Ecuador SC 1750 Thumb
 

SC  1750
 

40c         26 Sep 05             Chelonia mydas   Block of four containing one Scott Ecuador #1750d which depicts the turtle.
  
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 0.40       26 Sep 05             Chelonia mydas   Photo of SCUBA diver and turtle underwater. Inscribed "Galapagos", "Tortuga Marina" and "Los Cuarto Mundos". Individual stamp from Scott Ecuador #1750.
 

 SC   1842
 30c         01 Nov 06            Geochelone elephantopus               Horizontal strip of five 30c stamps w/ a turtle on one. Stamp w/ turtle is Scott Ecuador #1842a which Scott incorrectly identifies as a sea turtle.
 
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 30c         01 Nov 06            Geochelone elephantopus                              Adult facing left w/ head turned to face viewer. Inscribed "Islas Galapagos", "Galapago" and "IMP.IGM -2006". Scott incorrectly identifies the turtle as a sea turtle.
 
 
SC   1913

 0.40c      30 Nov 07            Chelonia mydas   Turtle swimming to right underwater is main design element. Inscribed "Galapagos" in large letters in lower right corner.
 
 
SC  1924
 1.20usd     18 Mar 08            Geochelone elephantopus               Tortoise in lower left corner of stamp. Three windmill type electric generators in background. Small map of Galapagos Islands in upper right corner. Inscribed "Galapagos" in large letters in lower right corner. Inscribed "Proyecto Ealico San Cristobal" in small letters in bottom selvedge.
 
 
SC   1934
 32c         28 Jul 08               Cartoon-Like Turtle            Fiftieth Anniversary of the Higher Polytechnic Institute of the Coast. School's emblem is circular, w/ a turtle in the center and it appears twice on the stamp. Stamp inscribed "50 Anos Escuela Superior Politecnica del Litoral".
 
 
SC   1974

 0.25c      18 Aug 09            Geochelone elephantopus               Se-tenant pair of 25c stamps w/ tortoise on left stamp and giant panda and cub on right stamp. Issued for 100 years of diplomatic relations between Ecuador and China.
  SC   1974  a  0.25c      18 Aug 09            Geochelone elephantopus               Individual stamp w/ tortoise from Scott Ecuador #1974. Issued for 100 years of diplomatic relations between Ecuador and China.
 
 
SC   1981
 5             30 Nov 09            Geochelone nigra                              Depicts Charles Darwin, a map of the Galapagos Islands, a volcano, a bird, a cactus and a tortoise. A small additional tortoise in the numeral "0" of the number "50". Issued for the 200th birth anniversary of Charles Darwin and the 50th anniversary of Galapagos National Park. The tortoise depicted is "Lonesome George" the last living Geochelone nigra abingdoni.
 
 

SC   1982
 1 & $2   30 Nov 09            Geochelone nigra                              Pane of eight $1 stamps and one $2 stamp showing various flora and fauna. The eight $1 stamps are arranged on a pattern of blue human arms arranged in a "starburst" pattern with the hands interlocking at the center of the sheet. Issued for the 200th birth anniversary of Charles Darwin and the 50th anniversary of Galapagos National Park. Turtle on circular $2 stamp at center of sheet is "Lonesome George" the last living Geochelone nigra abingdoni.
  
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 $2           30 Nov 09            Geochelone nigra                              Individual circular stamp w/ turtle from Scott Ecuador #1982. The turtle depicted is "Lonesome George" the last living Geochelone nigra abingdoni.
 
 

SC   2021
 

Various  18 Mar 11            Two Species         Booklet pane of eight stamps plus two labels. Turtles on two of the stamps. Each stamp inscribed "Galapagos" near bottom margin.
  SC   2021  f  75c         18 Mar 11            Geochelone nigra                              Anterior half of one individual facing left. Stamp inscribed "Galapagos" near bottom margin.
  SC   2021  g  $1.00     18 Mar 11            Chelonia mydas agassisi   One individual swimming right underwater. Stamp inscribed "Galapagos" near bottom margin.
 
 
SC   2031

 Various     20 Sep 11             Kinosternon scorpioides   Booklet pane of eight stamps w/ turtle on one. Each stamp depicts a reptile or an amphibian and is inscribed "Yasuni-itt" near bottom margin. Turtle is misidentified on stamp as Chelonoides denticuata. The subspecies depicted is Kinosternon scorpioides scorpioides.
  
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 0.25usd                20 Sep 11             Kinosternon scorpioides   Individual stamp w/ turtle from Scott Ecuador #2031. Turtle facing right w/ a jet black background. Stamp inscribed "Yasuni-itt" near bottom margin. Turtle is misidentified on stamp as Chelonoides denticuata. The subspecies depicted is Kinosternon scorpioides scorpioides.
 
      

            SC  2050              
 

Various      13 Jan 12              Two species         Booklet of eight stamps depicting fauna of the Galapagos Islands. Sea turtle on one, giant tortoise on one.
  SC  2050  f 75c         13 Jan 12              Geochelone nigra                              Individual stamp w/ tortoise from booklet of eight issued this date.
  SC  2050  g $1.00     13 Jan 12              Chelonia mydas agassizii  Individual stamp w/ sea turtle from booklet of eight issued this date
 
 

SC 2063

 

Various  11 Jul 12          Chelonoidis sp.         Booklet pane of eight stamps. Giant tortoise on one of the $1.00 stamps. Each stamp inscribed "Galapagos" near bottom margin.
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 $1.00     11 Jul 12               Chelonoidis sp.    Individual stamp  from booklet of eight issued this date
 


 SC 2094

 

Various    16 Jan 13            Chelonia mydas  
Booklet of eight stamps depicting fauna of the Galapagos Islands. Green sea turtle on one .50 stamp.
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 $ .50     16 Jan 13              Chelonia mydas  Individual stamp w/ sea turtle from booklet of eight issued this date
 
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$3.00   04 Jul 13     Chelonodis nigra abingdonii   Stamp issued in memory of Lonesome George, last of his subspecies.
 
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$25.00   04 Jul 13     Chelonodis nigra abingdonii   Stamp issued in memory of Lonesome George, last of his subspecies.
 
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 $1.00  11 Nov 15  Chelonia Mydas  Strip of 5 stamps showing fauna of the different regions. Turtle on one stamp.
 
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$5.00  11 Nov 15   Chelonodis nigra abingdonii  M/s showing fauna of the different regions.
 
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 $2.00  12 Dec 16   Chelonodis nigra  Strip of 5 stamps issued for Christmas 2016, tortoise on one stamp.
 
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 Various   24 Oct 17  Chelonia mydas  One stamp from Darwin and Wolf Islands Marine Sanctuary set of 8
 
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Various  2017  Podocnemys expansa  One stamp from Tourism set of 8
 
 
SC   C  391
 
4.20s      31 Oct 61             Geochelone elephantopus                              This is Scott Ecuador LC3 o/p in red: "Estacion de Biologia Maritima de Galapagos" and "UNESCO 1961".
 
 
SC   C  719

 50s         12 Feb 81             Geochelone elephantopus               The writing across the bottom of the stamp is normally yellow but a variation exists where the same writing is printed in bright red.
 
 
SC   O  192
 
10c         1936      Geochelone elephantopus                              This is Scott Ecuador #342 o/p in black w/ a vertical: "OFFICIAL".
 
 
SC   LC  3

 4.20s      19 Jul 57               Geochelone elephantopus               Listed under "Galapagos Islands" at the end of "Ecuador" in the Scott Catalog.
 
 
 1.97usd                2009?    Geochelone elephantopus               Postal stationery (postal card) w/ tortoise on imprinted stamp. Tortoise facing right w/ trees in background.
 
  
Geochelone elephantopus               Postal  card with picture of Lonesome George
 
  

1.97usd                  Geochelone elephantopus               Postal  card w/ tortoise on imprinted stamp.  Front of card.

 
  

1.97usd                  Geochelone elephantopus               Postal  card w/ tortoise on imprinted stamp.  Back of card.
 
  

Unknown turtle     Postal  card with picture of turtle.