Mauritius

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SC  445
 
15c         12 Mar 78            Unidentified Turtle           Tiny turtles in a painting.
 


 SC  447

 25c         12 Mar 78            Geochelone vosmaeri     Turtle in painting by artist/explorer Francois Leguat. This species became extinct within man's memory. This stamp was reprinted and inscribed "1985";  footnoted by Scott.
 
 

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25c         11 Jan 87             Geochelone vosmaeri     Re-issue of Scott Mauritius #447, inscribed "1987", and having different perfs and watermark. This species became extinct within man's memory. This stamp is listed separately by Scott because of the different perfs and watermark, not because of the date inscription.
 

 SC  544

 25c         19 Apr 82             Unidentified Turtle           Small turtle on border.
 

 SC  545

 2r           19 Apr 82             Unidentified Turtle           Small turtle on border.
 

 SC  546

 2.50r      19 Apr 82             Unidentified Turtle           Small turtle on border.   
 

 SC  547

 10r         19 Apr 82             Unidentified Turtle           Small tutrle on border.   
 

 SC  743

 40c         13 Dec 91            Chelonia mydas
 
 

SC  1026


 25Rs      05 Jun 06             Geochelone gigantea      Seven tortoises, one prominent in foreground. Inscribed "first captive breeding of giant tortoises 1881."
 

 SC  1045
 
25r         25 Jun 07             Unidentified Tortoise      S/S of one stamp. Stamp depicts a large dodo. Tortoise in margin of sheet under or behind a root or twig. Stamp and sheet are both inscribed "The Dodo" and "Raphus cucullatus".
 

 SC  1069

 5re         16 Jul 09              Cylindraspis peltastes      One tortoise facing left. From set of four extinct species.
 


 SC  1070

10re       16 Jul 09              Cylindraspis vosmaeri      One tortoise facing directly toward viewer. From set of four extinct species.  
 

 SC  1071

 15re       16 Jul 09              Cylindraspis inepta           One tortoise facing left plus additional small tortoises in background. From set of four extinct species.
 


 SC  1072


 25re       16 Jul 09              Cylindraspis triserrata      One tortoise facing directly toward viewer.                From set of four extinct species.
 

 SC  1073

 50re       16 Jul 09              Cylindraspis peltastes      S/S w/ one stamp depicting anterior portion of tortoise facing left. Margin of sheet w/ many other tortoise and a curve-billed bird. Accompanies a set of four extinct tortoise species.
 
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 RS 14  9 Oct 14  Chelonia mydas    Stamp labelled  La Tortue Verte. Same stamp was issued by six countries.
 

 SC  J  14

 10c         25 Oct 82             Unidentified Turtle           Postage Due. This is Scott Mauritius #445 w/ the denomination blanked out and o/p in black: "POSTAGE DUE 10c".