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SC  1757
 
4cor       05 Feb 89             Unidentified Sea Turtle
 

 SC  2041

  1.50 cor               01 Sep 94             Archelon sp.        Sheet of sixteen stamps, most of which show gaudily-colored dinosaurs.  Sheet is inscribed "Dinosaurios Nicaragua".
  SC  2041  n 1.50 cor               01 Sep 94             Archelon sp.        Single stamp depicting Archelon from Scott Nicaragua 2041.
 

 SC  2053

 2 cor      31 Oct 94             Chelydra serpentina         s/s of 16 se-tenant stamps forming a unified design. One has a turtle. Inscription on stamp is "Tortuga Lagarto".
  SC  2053  n  2 cor      31 Oct 94             Chelydra serpentina         Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Nicaragua 2053. Inscription on stamp is "Tortuga Lagarto".
 


 SC  2205


 2.00cor                15 Mar 99            Geochelone carbonaria  Se-tenant sheet of twelve stamps, including one tortoise. Inscribed "Fauna de America Central".          
  SC  2205  i  2.00cor                15 Mar 99            Geochelone carbonaria Single stamp w/ tortoise from Scott Nicaragua 2205.
 

 SC  2278

 C$6.00 01 Jun 99             Archelon              Sheet of six stamps w/ Archelon in right margin. One stamp on this sheet (#2278f) depicts a Placochelys, which looks superficially like a turtle but is not related to turtles.
 

 SC  2334

 6cor       22 Aug 00            Eretmochelys imbricate                 Adult swimming right. From four value Marine Life set.
 

 SC  2337

 7.50cor                22 Aug 00            Eretmochelys imbricata                 Pane 2 of two panes of six se-tenant 7.50 cor stamps each, issued this date. Sea turtles on two stamps of this pane only. Pane inscribed "Emision Vida Marina".
  SC  2337  a  7.50cor                22 Aug 00            Eretmochelys imbricata                 From Scott Nicaragua 2337. Inscribed "Tortuga Pico de Halcon".
  SC  2337  d  7.50cor                22 Aug 00            Eretmochelys imbricata                 From Scott Nicaragua 2337. Inscribed "Tortuga de Carey".
 

 SC  2386

 C$12.00               12 Sep 02             Unidentified Chelonian                  S/S w/ one stamp/. Sheet shows native people watching European ships appear on horizon. Small turtle on stamp. Inscribed 1502/2002. Issued for 500th Anniv. of Colombus' arrival.
 


 SC  2464


 C$ 25.00              2005      Lepidochelys olivacea     Small s/s of one stamp. Adult on beach facing right, promontory in background.          Both stamp and sheet inscribed "Fauna en Peligro de Extincion".
 
 
SC  C  799

 1cor       16 Sep 72             Pottery Figurine                This MAY be a turtle. It appears very similar to Kawa Bowls which are carved bowls from Samoa which represent turtles.                            Compare to turtle figurine on Cambodia SC 1921.
 

 SC  C 969
 90c         7 Apr 80            Caretta caretta                 Three red o/p's as follows: (1) "1979 ANO DE LA LIBERACION" in upper left, (2) five olympic rings and the words "PARTICIPACION NICARAGUA OLIMPIADAS 1980" in lower right, and (3) monogram in lower left.


 SC C 969A
 $2.00     7 Apr 80            Dermochelys coriacea     Three red o/p's as follows: (1) "1979 ANO DE LA LIBERACION" in upper left, (2) five olympic rings and the words "PARTICIPACION NICARAGUA OLIMPIADAS 1980, in lower right, and (3) monogram in lower left.
 

 SC C 969B
 $2.20     7 Apr 80            Lepidochelys kempii         Three red o/p's as follows: (1) "1979 ANO DE LA LIBERACION" in upper left, (2) five olympic rings and the words "PARTICIPACION NICARAGUA OLIMPIADAS 1980" in lower right, and (3) monogram in lower left.
 

 SC C 969C

$10.00   7 Apr 80            Eretmochelys imbricata                 Three red o/p's as follows: (1) "1979 ANO DE LA LIBERACION" in upper left, (2) five olympic rings and the words "PARTICIPACION NICARAGUA OLIMPIADAS 1980" in lower right, and (3) monogram in lower left.
 

 SC  C 975

 90c         15 May 81           Caretta caretta                 Two red o/p's as follows: (1) "1980 ANO DE LA ALFABETIZACION" in upper left, and (2) monogram in lower right. 
 

 SC C 975A

 $2.00     15 May 81           Dermochelys coriacea     Two red o/p's as follows: (1) "1980 ANO DE LA ALFABETIZACION" in upper left, and (2) monogram in lower right.
 

 SC C 975B

 $2.20     15 May 81           Lepidochelys kempii         Two red o/p's as follows: (1) "1980 ANO DE LA ALFABETIZACION" in upper left, and (2) monogram in lower right. 
 

 SC C 975C

 $10.00                  15 May 81           Eretmochelys imbricata                 Two red o/p's as follows: (1) 1980 ANO DE LA ALFABETIZACION" in upper left, and (2) monogram in lower right.
 



  SC C 975D
 $20.00     15 May 81          Chelonia mydas                s/s w/ three o/p's on the stamp and three o/p's on the sheet outside the stamp. The three o/p's on the stamp are: (1) a revaluation to $5.00, (2) five silver olympic rings and a tower-like symbol in upper left, and (3) the words "PARTICIPACION NICARAGUA OLIMPIADAS 1980" in lower right. The three o/p's on the sheet outside the stamp are: (1) the words "1980 ANO DE LA ALFABETIZACION" near the center of the sheet, (2) a monogram in the lower right, and (3) a serial number in the lower left.
 
 
SC  C  1034

 $2.50     10 Dec 82            Eretmochelys imbricata                 Genus name is misspelled on this stamp.
 

 SG  2234

 $20.00   17 Aug 79            Chelonia mydas                s/s w/ Chelonia mydas on the stamp and additional turtles in margin. No o/p's on either the stamp or the margin of the sheet.
 
 

MI  BK  115
 $5 & $15              03 May 80           D. coriacea & C. mydas                  s/s w/ two stamps; a $5.00 Dermochelys coriacea and a $15.00 Chelonia mydas. There are two o/p's on each stamp and two additional o/p's on the sheet outside of the stamps. The o/p's on each stamp are the same: (1) the blue words "1979 ANO DE LA LIBERACION" in the upper left, and (2) five red olympic rings and the words "PARTICIPACION NICARAGUA OLIMPIADAS 1980" in the lower right. The o/p's on the sheet outside the stamps are: (1) the red words "1979 ANO DE LA LIBERACION" near the center of the sheet, and (2) a black serial number in the lower left. Date is from Michel catalog.
 
 
 90c         Caretta caretta                 No o/p. See Nicaragua SC C 969. According to the SG catalog, these stamps were never issued w/o o/p's, but some are in circulation.
 
 
 $2.00     Dermochelys coriacea     No o/p. See Nicaragua SC C 969A. According to the SG catalog, these stamps were never issued w/o o/p's, but some are in circulation.
 
 
 $2.20     Lepidochelys kempii         No o/p. See Nicaragua S C 969B. According to the SG catalog, these stamps were never issued w/o o/p's, but some are in circulation.
 
 
 $10.00                  Eretmochelys imbricata                 No o/p. See Nicaragua SC C 969C. According to the SG catalog, these stamps were never issued w/o o/p's, but some are in circulation.
   $5 & $15              17 Aug 79            D. coriacea & C. mydas   s/s w/ two stamps; a $5.00 Dermochelys coriacea and a $15.00 Chelonia mydas. No o/p's on either the stamps or the sheet.