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SC  44
 

40p        22 Mar 51            Unidentified Chelonian   Detail from tablet "Founding of Tel Aviv. Tiny turtle near bottom of detail, above the letter "L" in the word "Israel". Issued for 40th Anniv. of the founding of Tel Aviv.
 
 

SC  398

0.60       13 Aug 69            Stylized Tortoise               Tiny tortoise on roof of cabin of Noah's Ark. Tortoise cannot be seen clearly w/ naked eye.
  SC  1368  1.20s     22 Jun 99             Turtle Puppet      Depicts a puppet chelonian named Batz, from a children's TV show.   
 
 
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 Various                22 Jun 99             Turtle Puppet      Se-tenant strip of three stamps (Scott Israel 1366-1368). Turtle on one stamp only. Puppet from children's TV show.
 


 SC  1438
 

2.50s     18 Mar 01            Testudo graeca                 Large tortoise's head at top of stamp, anterior half of tortoise near bottom. From four value set: Wild Animals in Israel.
 
 
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 Various                18 Mar 01            Testudo graeca                 Booklet containing two complete sets of the "Wild Animals in Israel" issues plus small silouhette of tortoise on front cover plus colored picture of tortoise on back cover plus nine tortoises on selvedge of booklet pane. Scott's number 1438a refers to the booklet pane only, not the complete booklet w/cover.
 

SC  1708
2.25sh   05 Dec 07            Mauremys caspica           Sheet of nine se-tenant stamps w/ three attached tabs. Three identical stamps on the sheet depict a turtle basking on a log w/ white pelicans in the background. Issued for the Hula Nature Reserve. The Scott number (1708) actually refers to any of three identical, horizontal strips of three stamps each from the sheet of nine.
  SC  1708  a  2.25sh   05 Dec 07            Mauremys caspica           Any one of the three individual, identical stamps w/ a turtle from Scott Israel #1708. Issued for the Hula Nature Reserve.             
 
 
 Page from booklet containing SC 1708
 
 
 Page from booklet containing SC 1708
 
 
 Page from booklet containing SC 1708
 
 
 Page from booklet containing SC 1708
 
 
 Page from booklet containing SC 1708
 
 
 Page from booklet containing SC 1708
  SC  1710  2.25sh   05 Dec 07            Mauremys caspica           Single serpentine, die-cut stamp from booklet, w/ same design as Scott Israel #1708a. Issued for the Hula Nature Reserve.
 
 

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 2.25sh   05 Dec 07            Mauremys caspica           Booklet pane containing two Scott #1710's. Issued for the Hula Nature Reserve.
 
 
SC  1712
 2.25sh                  05 Dec 07            Unidentified Tortoises     Sheet w/ six stamps and four lateral tabs forming a unified scene of animals leaving Noah's Ark. Two tortoises in lower right corner of sheet, one on tab and one partly on tab and partly in sheet margin. Sheet inscribed "Noah's Ark" "Israel" and "2008" despite the fact that the sheet was issued on 5 Dec 07.
 
 

SC 1960

 
3.00 NIS    12 Dec 12   
Testudo graeca       Sheet containing two copies each of three different stamps, one of which  is Testudo graeca,  Mediterranean Spur-thighed Tortoise. These are part of the Wildlife Conservation series.  Additional tortoises in the selvedge. Scott number is for the strip of three.
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 3.00 NIS    12 Dec 12    Testudo graeca  Single stamp from the strip of three.

 
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SC 2096

 
2.30NIS Various 9 Feb 16   M/s with four marine turtles, Erytmochelys imbricata, Dermochelys coriacea, Chelonia mydas, Caretta caretta.
 
 

MS  PS  6


 10 lirot                 Stylized Turtle     Postal Savings Stamp.     
 
  Variable               01 Jan 12             Chelonia mydas   Turtle swimming three-quarters left near center of horizontal stamp. Fish on left and porpoise on right. Machine vended stamps on which the denomination is printed at the time of purchase. Available in at least eight different denominations.
 
  
Variable               2012                     Chelonia Mydas                Turtle on the beach facing left. Head of another turtle facing right. Machine vended stamps on which the denomination is printed at the time of purchase. Available in at least eight different denominations.
 
  
2.00 NIS    04 Sep 12   Chelonia mydas   Souvenir Leaf issued for Israel Oceanographic & Limnological Research 45th Anniversary. Endangered sea creatures. Green sea turtle on stamp and in the selvedge as well.