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3l            Oct 1973              Geochelone elegans
 


 SC  451


 50l          Oct 1973              Geochelone elegans
 

 SC  823

 1.30r      11 Nov 79            Tortoise Shell Jewelry
 

 SC  841

 1l            17 Feb 80             Dermochelys coriacea
 

 SC  842

 2l            17 Feb 80             Natator depressus
 

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 5l            17 Feb 80             Eretmochelys imbricata
 

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 10l          17 Feb 80             Caretta caretta
 

 SC  845

 75l          17 Feb 80             Lepidochelys olivacea
 

 SC  846

 10r         17 Feb 80             Lepidochelys kempii
 


 SC  847


 4r           17 Feb 80             Chelonia mydas                This is a s/s.
 

 SC  897
 
90l          29 Dec 80            Lepidochelys olivacea
 
 

SC  1030


 10r         21 Sep 84             Unidentified Sea Turtle
 

 SC  1192

 10r         22 Sep 86             Eretmochelys imbricata
 

 SC  1355

 20r         17 Nov 89            Cartoon Tortoise              s/s w/ a single stamp. It shows Mickey Mouse taking a picture of a tortoise. Issued for World Stamp Expo '89.
 

 SC  1466

 15l          11 Dec 90            Cartoon Tortoise              Hare and Tortoise from fable.
 
 
SC  1667  A

 20Rf       23 Mar 92            Unidentified Sea Turtle                  This is a s/s.
 

 SC  1810

 8Rf         Jan 1993              Chelonia mydas                "Earth Summit 92" stamp.
 


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 10Rf       22 Aug 95            Eretmochelys imbricata                 Strip of four different stamps, all depicting E. imbricata.
  SC  2092  a  10Rf       22 Aug 95            Eretmochelys imbricata                 Single stamp from Scott Maldives 2092. Shows turtle crawling. Bears small WWF logo.
  SC  2092  b  10Rf       22 Aug 95            Eretmochelys imbricata                 Single stamp from Scott Maldives 2092. Shows two turtles in water. Bears small WWF logo.
  SC  2092  c  10Rf       22 Aug 95            Eretmochelys imbricata                 Single stamp from Scott Maldives 2092. Shows turtle emerging from water. Bears small WWF logo.
  SC  2092  d  10Rf       22 Aug 95            Eretmochelys imbricata                 Single stamp from Scott Maldives 2092. Shows turtle swimming. Bears small WWF logo.
   10Rf       22 Aug 95            Eretmochelys imbricata                 Sheet of twelve containing three copies each of four different stamps. (Three strips of Scott Maldives 2092 on one sheet). Sheet is footnoted by Scott, but no separate no. is assigned. All turtles depicted are hawksbills. Sheet is inscribed "World Wide Fund for Nature".
 


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 3Rf         22 Aug 95            Eight Different Species                   Sheet of eight stamps, each depicting a different species. See individual stamps for list of species.
  SC  2093  a  3Rf         22 Aug 95            Geochelone sulcata         Single stamp from Scott Maldives 2093.  
  SC  2093  b  3Rf         22 Aug 95            Geochelone gigantea      Single stamp from Scott Maldives 2093.  
  SC  2093  c  3Rf         22 Aug 95            Caretta caretta                 Single stamp from Scott Maldives 2093.
  SC  2093  d  3Rf         22 Aug 95            Lepidochelys olivacea                    Single stamp from Scott Maldives 2093.  
  SC  2093  e  3Rf         22 Aug 95            Dermochelys coriacea                    Single stamp from Scott Maldives 2093.
  SC  2093  f  3Rf         22 Aug 95            Chelonia mydas                Single stamp from Scott Maldives 2093.  
  SC  2093  g  3Rf         22 Aug 95            Lepidochelys kempii         Single stamp from Scott Maldives 2093.
  SC  2093  h  3Rf         22 Aug 95            Eretmochelys imbricata                 Single stamp from Scott Maldives 2093.  
 
 
SC  2094

 25Rf       22 Aug 95            Chelonia mydas                s/s w/ turtle in border as well as on stamp. Extensive notes in margin of sheet.
 
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 Various                1996?                   Eretmochelys imbricata                 Se-tenant strip of three stamps, each w/ a different painting of E. imbricata. Each stamp inscribed "Save the Turtles". Postally used examples of stamps from this strip exist on cover, postmarked 12 Nov 1996 but the issue date could have been sometime prior to that.
  
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 1Rf         1996?                   Eretmochelys imbricata                 Head of turtle facing left. Inscribed "Save the Turtles". A postally used example exists on cover, postmarked 12 Nov 1996 but the issue date could have been sometime prior to that.
 
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 7Rf         1996?    Eretmochelys imbricata                Ventral view of posterior half of turtle. Inscribed "Save the Turtles". Postally used examples of stamps from this set exist on cover, postmarked 12 Nov 1996 but the issue date could have been sometime prior to that.
 
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 8Rf         1996?    Eretmochelys imbricata                 Two turtles swimming underwater. One swimming to right, the other swimming directly toward viewer. Inscribed "Save the Turtles". A postally used example exists on cover, postmarked 12 Nov 1996 but the issue date could have been sometime prior to that.
 

 SC  2387

 10Rf       26 Oct 99             Lepidochelys olivacea                    Adult on beach facing left. From Marine Environment Wildlife set.
 

 SC  2388

 5Rf         26 Oct 99             Eretmochelys imbricata                 Sheetlet of nine 5Rf values w/ a turtle on one. Inscribed "Nature Wonderland of the Maldives".
  SC  2388  g  5Rf         26 Oct 99             Eretmochelys imbricata                 Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Maldives 2388.
 

 SC  2389

 5Rf         26 Oct 99             Chelonia mydas                Sheetlet of nine 5Rf denoms w/ a turtle on one. Inscribed "Nature Wonderland of the Maldives".
  SC  2389  b  5Rf         26 Oct 99             Chelonia mydas                Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Maldives 2389.
 


 SC  2483


 5rf          15 Nov 00            Chelonia mydas                Pane 1 of three different panes of eight se-tenant stamps each, issued this date. Indian Ocean Marine Life.
  SC  2483  c  5rf          15 Nov 00            Chelonia mydas                Single stamp w/ turtle from Maldives Scott #2483. Indian Ocean Marine Life.
 

 SC  2684

 7Rf         27 Jan 03             Unidentified Sea Turtle                  Sheet of six stamps depicting Popeye participating in summer sports. Sea turtle is half in selvedge and half on one of the stamps.
  SC  2684  a  7Rf         27 Jan 03             Unidentified Sea Turtle                  Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Maldives #2684. Popeye diving into water. Anterior half of turtle is on this stamp, posterior half is in selvedge.
 

 SC  2848
 
10Rf       15 Dec 04            Archelon sp.        S/S of four 10Rf stamps. Archelon on one, Icthyosaurus, Macroplata, and Shonisaurus on other three. Upper margin of sheet inscribed "Prehistoric Animals".
  SC  2848  d  10Rf       15 Dec 04            Archelon sp.        Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Maldives #2848.
 

 SC  2872
Rf10       24 Jan 06             Unidentified Sea Turtle                  Se-tenant sheet of four Rf10 stamps depicting fish. Half of the sheet is selvedge w/ a prominent sea turtle. No turtles on stamps. Inscribed "Kids-Did-It! Designs". Turtle art work entitled "Sea Turtle" by Tyler Overton, age 10.
 

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 15rf        22 Jun 10             L. olivacea & C. mydas                   Sheetlet of four stamps; two sea turtles, one snake and one lizard. Upper margin of sheet inscribed "Reptiles of the Maldives".
  SC  3005  a  15rf        22 Jun 10             Lepidochelys olivacea     One adult swimming right. From Scott Maldives #3005.
  SC  3005  d  15rf        22 Jun 10             Chelonia mydas                One adult swimming left. From Scott Maldives #3005.
 

 SC  3006
 
15rf        22 Jun 10             Caretta caretta gigas       Sheetlet of two stamps w/ a lizard on one and a sea turtle on the other. Upper margin of sheet inscribed "Reptiles of the Maldives".
  SC  3006  b  15rf        22 Jun 10             Caretta caretta gigas       One adult swimming left. From Scott Maldives #3006.
 
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 SC 3020
 

40 Rf 2012   Eretmochelys imbricata   Set of 6 stamps commemorating 40 years of China-Maldives diplomatic relations. Hawksbill on one stamp.
  SC 3020 e
 40 Rf 2012   Eretmochelys imbricata   Individual stamp from SC 3o20.
  SC 3020 g
 40 Rf 2012   Eretmochelys imbricata   S/S of same 6 stamps as SC 3020
 
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-Ku9S4UgRyRs/Upp8JVeZHCI/AAAAAAAAN6k/TFNSdfBA_Gg/s576/Maldives%25202013%2520Fauna.JPG
 

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22 Rf    30 Sep 13    Four turtles    Sheet of 4 labeled Turtles of the Indian Ocean, from the Fauna of the Indian Ocean series. They are labeled as Caretta caretta, Dermochelys coriacea, Eretmochelys imbricata and Chelonia mydas.
 
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-c9MovQHdRB0/Upp8Itpeg4I/AAAAAAAAN6g/vr6q0QR4YHg/s576/Maldives%25202013%2520Fauna%2520SS.JPG
 

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 70 Rf    30 Sep 13    Various turtles    M/S labeled Turtles of the Indian Ocean, from the Fauna of the Indian Ocean series.  Dermochelys coriacea is on the stamp, Natator depressus and Eretmochelys imbricata  in the selvedge.
 
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-hjih6SArFE4/UsnE9mk2B9I/AAAAAAAAOHM/f6RsPoC19wY/s640/Maldives%2520Protected%2520Species%25202013%2520%25232.jpg
 

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20 Rf  25 Oct 13   Chelonia mydas  Sheet of four stamps one of which contains the Green turtle.
  SC 3043 b
 20 Rf  25 Oct 13   Chelonia mydas   Individual stamp from SC 3043
 
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60 Rf  25 Oct 13  Lepidochelys olivacea   M/S containing one stamp with an eel on it. Olive Ridley turtle in the selvedge
 
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-fo0MADgMnYo/U9oyvQP_1HI/AAAAAAAAOp4/mSqhdeh-H-A/s800/Maldives%25202014.jpg
 
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20r  1 Apr 14   Dermochelys coriacea  
 
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-fo0MADgMnYo/U9oyvQP_1HI/AAAAAAAAOp4/mSqhdeh-H-A/s800/Maldives%25202014.jpg

 SC 3156


60r  1 Apr 14   Caretta caretta
 
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/KHPmyyewAnitN0ERIz7AUsIaXegaImOaqm8HRVoGpGhpDpS9aZ_wwP_gHGng3CHyZ3qe1V33rtR6XJI=w2000-h1125-no

 SC 3243

20r  14 Oct 14  Various  Chelonoidis nigra, Chelonia mydas, Podocnemis expansa,  Chelonia mydas
 
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/KHPmyyewAnitN0ERIz7AUsIaXegaImOaqm8HRVoGpGhpDpS9aZ_wwP_gHGng3CHyZ3qe1V33rtR6XJI=w2000-h1125-no
 
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60r  14 Oct 14  Chelonia mydas
 
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-2JqH32JuMbI/VYlSvB7vRaI/AAAAAAAAPdg/0Yv63hrSIs0/s720/Maldives2.jpg

 SC 3328


22r  28 Jan 15  Lepidochelys olivacea, Eretmochelys  imbricata, Chelonia mydas, Lissemys punctata
 
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-gmWQbpvAgWQ/VYlSuT1ZlbI/AAAAAAAAPdY/prQ18UaQpQ4/s912/Maldives1.jpg

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70r   28 Jan 15   Pangshura tecta
 
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/O6PKar5sj48WtQGXSuy8y2p7GecqPTCWLQk8OxxLHnjWC-qEGf709_rZzn2Ir4rsrFPEdbvgwNjncD2kQJVTE8sX54IWobsoyJBrsKBi5wGJHZLiUe6IBBuKYfclTL2rbBGxLY5B0YGd3ul6aCj7Htft2gDOWoUaao36gjADll4VoPi3HkOsZ-2d5Zd_FfgR9CqK48lL7sBHhhG0PPD3sS2D9SJXW4_8M_X0AyHPSf_w4qPMpoYTappTnq8hcbeuedS0ICnX5JLL2uYVu4Ldr5Eo3KAA4hYe9lZayEQIHfvlmled4ck7tK7a6WakjpgfXSa7EJDd3PZ2_tgJe-XaLKZqrTLS9e2J_yRzcIBzPFeM201f0y1ni79kAqzLCOlboktM0w9e2bovlusnTddmy3VR61GgWgOnsVYFzhv8Z4wt_0Y0ooN5PfK2jBhsbktShosPpvN4HT3cr50bWUd8gZALhCitkP3GhPEtBTCmntBKoErRNPtWHGgLTVLopbxBZLxgHJkbkXRqtKN8IyAYKEhEFGgPXIyTD06jxexE3zQfjDa19zWnwY5r9OBWiueCIvQJSoDL5tiYwhL2lluEp0dDY8cjBfLCxR4dqSfT=w756-h342-no
 
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15r  1 Feb 15 Stylized turtle  Small sylized turtle on one Resorts stamp
 
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-L-ozVRr40Yo/U7fxD-P7ZBI/AAAAAAAAOmU/wkTlBfTs_VM/s640/Maldives%25202014.jpg
 
 15MVR  2013  Eretmochelys  imbricata  Possibly from a set of definitives issued for use within the Maldives
 
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/aFgwZlBaIkkdf67l_Mqrai45KaOGbBgCAOkHj7KwhbtH_G7_0_tur8lnfckUuQiSu4nOCYeacroFefFQV3ORcQzonfmJP38aPlixXy57BTm0u4DTF45lX1ZjtH5aCmZ63O_GNBwkL5H4uS2OgaZbqzjJ6NORsTF3Y_TwX1OJLh7itbIv1ur-RaVsjZruQX7kkOZnrUMsQARnJPCNK9rzU-DEE_FgzOEx2d96VqEr73GkQwwpytbPQLcg4ROKt-2_nCCcpqAHl1DfT0MUJKzoIuXGQ7bRmO7xe82Mqwtzgcev4WOa_aUwGT--_hw9TSm8gFY3Ei5K51Wp5mTLifs7OLC-Uo1IH9OOhZ2MgsVuaalbuQA5YwEvfCqxGsMMEAQ26HXD8xlXBvSrslNKYVCgw6CWKMzvFrZ5e0vyJJm1OpZo12PhUS00ztU_qFyDHhrRvSiQDXiKrfyorurMTqMcZ5f6gUEegW8xVtl56a64nO6L8Ai-TYMNiRaPBQP8oAuIfKjEIlbLS-hDtix4AB67SWy0RhRod5xlEcOgCBpKx7zOXwLlDjGUTN4FzsKxRuNb21pZPNq7pLqTWImz1nHKbNewIcj30zaeb-5V5vee_1kz5-5up-X3jL2hm24FdnoX=w775-h735-no


 SC 3428
 

20r  1 Jul 15   Chelonia mydas
 
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/iLxcfXENDV98v8pvaKxYRKcZeebtGTrNsGxe0zK9nWk6dCKaIJzxYANiEngEbhDKjIUQm0LZqthbSPxmr_FoqZAcYAcZJDKvCH-vW8DTkry1L7SckqdRJU-3P1sic5-Q8j4vNeZv3NdHnhrm3TlZPgsWR1H-t1-HZfOzqcOr-p5fBgV82RTulpyFPkGBXxeOcUYu6cvjJuVoobZhPa55BO5vcuJU5fsZlNGT352yJu2wNj81nxtW7c2kxX9bSSdWeOxl85ySU3I-9jlQh7UEWTK0Ut9f1czn9a_JFLdgHJPeBSBmHOWLKzakwDwHcWMxxMNssQmH5dt4ySoos5RcWjFGe2-OnuWrIqEvOCRXDUYB-oDnb60HYPABD5P3m-SViUi9DC7oVM8ck3KX2PyPvHiu1i4XexWw7KLMHOkupfPu_qPWqlceq-u7SiNt0QyYeOy8Zz8vAqdn1hPKQHVb6_Xpioh4u8SSE0CGlOK9-yAD2EOdJnK6PkmBGnitKWYploxLX27DvYZXqGC90zURnJ0wglmzSALtlCBe5yYF-Rsa2OCYuvV0riZ8aSgDrw2R0pt9M9Lm4Os6Ffvy9m2PSJH5gYKXjW8R4qkLtdwekGfk0lGlRtVLumibd6H3vIdj=w357-h530-no


 SC 3460


 70r  10 Aug 15  Lepidochelys kampii, Lepidochelys olivacea, Caretta caretta, Chelonia mydas
 
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/vTaytgCpoQ5nYNG4yeuP6T74aNcdGazVEJXP02063Yy9sFuaM2gik3svuOQpQ7CjHTUxKc0lkjPCkoXlF59oT6m8xZAGHSabPBCct7IFzfxyKhhNN67GPwfPack2twEPJaHfXs7_TvcturqnUCzrYQqVGuZMguFxRFzYb6Bo9AK8RjVGcNEPIrJFf6G_uvJu_tH1ieNwirJy9u5tcW2UZupY3kN8aku34u-laFJdQuFtFlVPzAe5N3x1J8mvwCj21bwHt0j1n6sdAizQoK30eS8VCWvGRFXXM47cStAI6wZIlJtEiQh5rv9DMCVtAyFv7zR4q0DT5m2yFKd5I1Tosyb0Gn4Emg9s1OSrWRprgyi87jv-BG08zG-16-Rr9BZbRhT7b-A9RQa_mRXoYu5ULh5IG3FfoFdNwkISieyCwTFMFmlDtAEB_IBdE77Kad-OC6EqHr2xnCF4AejkvUN8XQ4Q9ILk26WPlI0Y8DFgA4GGCquyAurqpU0FES8IQk1kmPD3kfYxYgtE3wNsjIKk2V-sVh6HDczKzyIhv-ewoJhFnyrdHRsmj24GBCt8oQ-i5kkH2eGNdsbHMYuD_0-yotPF1X-EeQ_7y5qoCP3NCCSZSCICbysKXU9lT2jfhk8r=w487-h730-no
 

SC 3470
 

22r  10 Aug 15  Eretmochelys  imbricata
 
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/LYlUzvc4OH8XWj11F2OpnZkTb_MXxPJqYHjLUae2j7A87UbN2ZihpHZxrSPp1Y0nFuParhShvm1pMuBg1cNtBcKebVP8TG-b_W59lUn0gnO2T4YvMzjcBGsLwBF2W5jiGmQUjngnyXlNEJhTHx3nlSQLIZE0y3U5lABLawnLX8FQI4wszydtb-VOoUNp59FCEiwrvBuwaOc_5Icxvd2MAcBaVEIpJXySBTrJT_OdsgaZ3v9E0CihZKbJzoVHFNIP-9Isy8I3JnIOuH6_uU-VyT9XUVX4aiycBTAyre6_v0EWhSIWfbLjvgXzP04AZlH4K_sZWfPqIcNUOLGNiFfcysKLDl4VKgMGwwnD0dsPJPYDhgBj4izV7FgzIFGODB4DpENXQ79AAqqs8uieQaziPtYzadB1QZ5LxuAP-sw-CC0cXIGenMx87p6skBKcrVOWO9URwQQRS0syQ7HPZitH8zgsjOfq8DjPFhFAt8k52eCZJT9SSodvGZnmUuRtZsjqREb7A_M0RnNsIafV8NAw-ih_P_hyEt40O_PvO4n29ThQer2ph5Ow4Gh-9e3Juq7sLpGNX3UK6LcfuP8wVtaZdvInJwAQIeepMjU0sIhQUVoYeSghPhc8T2aaEOKUcKpu=w614-h735-no


 SC 3611
 

22r  23 May 16  Emydoidea blandingii, Rhinoclemmys pulcherrima, Chrysemys picta, Clemmys guttata
 
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/mofy8dYrz0MELMIfOEjVhlyWsOJFBRteHMD_MX6PMTuAGST1zmzYw3be77dWTVmE1SQgPw38nDORKLTxZdD-fYgl7b_Lbcr9NB2EZKzFCxoWw5CMzuwFLry9xsRqT5hZZZXfPHZlpMQR3XpkkCOUS7XFywBFsKOQq_qlqswWemmACJsfD-pTFNmDKkm6fNS2BrJRxD91ogA-_qsB6ivFnurGH1m9WiLC_kA3tbvjk8pVQRXyRhWwxCZPqeykBHcQ3i1Ro7qbHh5TDSL7_z1oPO3ti-4oJbKx1srRm1p-ZozBpjBS5NLju5MCzKGKRoAH_hnwLMz3Cs0waScnpGvtKffHJqWnuY9Ua-AZCkDrt1m5qQPvEVvcSHQnWSNL5wKivfbEuslkmAhCNrenO5JjDFc9_MqGb_CL1SKCZ2_Qm417USAf2zhK8xrQhd47NNVzAYulZm-9o3dcbrZlCgGQnUN9YpuFr2YVocxtv-Gbu2BMgGmS-7Ls8DPN9aCrw_nzKVYFrihvG1mq0H0qY4PCH3ptM7vgd_N9cNvxPsLbU-M9wUpQJx4M-EZn1XFkJb2WzejLWumWJdllHjuLcGAwMuO3GRyJJTQcOVuzi_Bw-UKoiu2sDu5Jp2Om4JSQ4Fmz=w614-h735-no


 SC 3620
 

70r  23 May 16  Eretmochelys  imbricata