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10c         25 Jul 83              Eretmochelys imbricata                 Issue date is 28 Jul 83 according to FDC
 


 SC  80


 39c         11 Jun 85             Chelonia mydas
 
 

SC  103

 14c         22 May 86           Eretmochelys imbricata                 Se-tenant sheet of 40 stamps forming a single panoramic picture. Upper selvedge inscribed "Palau, World of Sea and Reef - A Philatelic Panorama". Upper selvedge also has logos for Ameripex '86. The designs of the stamps on this sheet are identical to those on Scott Palau #854. Only the denominations differ. Descriptions on backs of stamps under gum. Turtle on one stamp only.
  SC  103  w  14c         22 May 86           Eretmochelys imbricata                 This stamp is identical to Scott Palau #854w except for the denomination.
 

 SC  116

 22c         28 Oct 86             Dermochelys coriacea
 
 
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 22c         28 Oct 86             Dermochelys coriacea     Se-tenant block of four (Scott Palau #113-116).
 


 SC  246


 25c         10 Aug 90            Eretmochelys imbricata                 Sheet of 25 different stamps which make a unified scene of life in a Pacific lagoon. Each stamp depicts a different organism, whose name appears on the back, under the gum.
  SC  246  j  25c         10 Aug 90            Eretmochelys imbricata                 This is the single stamp, depicting the turtle, from Scott Palau #246.
 


 SC  321


 29c         28 Dec 93            Eretmochelys imbricata                 Pane of 25 se-tenant stamps depicting Biblical story of Jonah and the Whale. The 25 stamps form one continuous scene.
  SC  321  l  29c         28 Dec 93            Eretmochelys imbricata                 Single stamp w/ turtles from Scott Palau #321.
 


 SC  335


 40c         16 Aug 94            Eretmochelys imbricata                 Sheet of eight se-tenant stamps, each featuring a marine animal w/ a package or a letter. Sheet is inscribed "PHILATELIC FANTASIES".
  SC  335  f  40c         16 Aug 94            Eretmochelys imbricata                 Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Palau #335.
 


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 29c         14 Oct 94             Cartoon Turtle   Disney tourism sheet of nine stamps. One shows turtle and Donald Duck. Turtle stamp is in upper right corner of sheet.
  SC  340  c  29c         14 Oct 94             Cartoon Turtle                  Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Palau 340.
 

 SC  344

 20c         01 Nov 94            Unidentified Sea Turtle                  Small turtle on beach in background of picture. Sheet of twelve 20c stamps illustrating folk tale, "The Story of Tebruchel".
  SC  344  c  20c         01 Nov 94            Unidentified Sea Turtle                  Small turtle on beach in background of picture. Single stamp from Scott Palau #344.
 


 SC  373

 32c         15 Aug 95            Chelonia mydas                Block of four different stamps. One shows a turtle and an underwater swimmer. Scott also notes a sheet of 24 stamps (six blocks of four stamps each). Sheet is inscribed "PALAU'S HIDDEN TREASURES". Logo for Singapore '95 appears on each stamp and in margin of sheet.
  SC  373  b  32c         15 Aug 95            Chelonia mydas                Single stamp w/ turtle and swimmer from Scott Palau #373. Singapore '95 logo in upper left corner.
 


 SC  383


 32c         15 Nov 95            Eretmochelys imbricata                 Pane containing two sheets of six stamps each. There is a wide horiz. gutter between the sheets containing extensive notes and a diagram explaining the life cycle of E. imbricata.
  SC  383  a  32c         15 Nov 95            Eretmochelys imbricata                 Close-up of swimming turtle w/ head out of water. From Scott Palau #383
  SC  383  b 32c         15 Nov 95            Eretmochelys imbricata                 Small stylized turtles swimming and upper half of turtle shell platter. From Scott Palau #383.
  SC  383  c  32c         15 Nov 95            Eretmochelys imbricata                 Pair of turtles mating (part of the image of each turtle spills over onto the next stamp). From Scott Palau #383.
  SC  383  d  32c         15 Nov 95            Eretmochelys imbricata                 Woman on beach w/ hatchlings crawling into the sea.       From Scott Palau #383.
  SC  383  e  32c         15 Nov 95            Eretmochelys imbricata                 Man & woman on beach w/ adult turtle and lower half of turtle shell platter. From Scott Palau #383.
  SC  383  f  32c         15 Nov 95            Eretmochelys imbricata                 Adult swimming toward nesting beach. From Scott Palau #383.
 
 
SC  409

 32c         08 Oct 96             Stylized Turtle                    Se-tenant strip of five different Christmas trees, including Scott Palau 409d. Scott notes that #409 was issued in sheets of three strips.
  SC  409  d  32c         08 Oct 96             Stylized Turtle                    Tiny turtle on bottom left of Papaya Christmas Tree.
 

 SC  445
5c           21 Oct 97             Cartoon Turtle                  Minnie Mouse and Turtle reading books on the beach. Design is identical to Scott Palau #447b but denominations differ. Issued for Literacy Campaign. Inscribed "Reading is the Ultimate Luxury".
 


 SC  447


 32c         21 Oct 97             Cartoon Turtle                  Sheetlet of nine se-tenant stamps. One depicts Minnie Mouse and turtle reading books on the beach. Sheet inscribed "Let's Read".
  SC  447  b  32c         21 Oct 97             Cartoon Turtle                  Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Palau #447. Shows Minnie Mouse and turtle reading on beach. Stamp is inscribed "Reading is the ultimate luxury".
 


 SC  462


 40c         29 May 98           Unidentified Sea Turtle                  Legend of Orachel Sheetlet of twelve se-tenant stamps (all 40c). Turtle on one stamp and in selvedge.
  SC  462  i  40c         29 May 98           Unidentified Sea Turtle                  Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Palau #462.
 


 SC  495


 33c         19 Mar 99            Five Species of Turtles                    Sheet of twelve 33c se-tenant stamps depicting five different chelonians. Issued for World Stamp Expo '99 in Australia.
  SC  495  a  33c         19 Mar 99            Dermochelys coriacea     Single stamp from Scott Palau 495.
  SC  495  b  33c         19 Mar 99            Lepidochelys kempi          Single stamp from Scott Palau 495.
  SC  495  c  33c         19 Mar 99            Chelonia mydas                Single stamp from Scott Palau 495.
  SC  495  f  33c         19 Mar 99            Heosemys spinosa            Single stamp from Scott Palau 495.
  SC  495  h  33c         19 Mar 99            Psammobates geometricus           Single stamp from Scott Palau 495.
 

 SC  497

 $2.00     19 Mar 99            Eretmochelys imbricata                 One of two s/s's issued on the same date. Issued for World Stamp Expo '99 in Australia.
 


 SC  584


 33c         16 Oct 00             Submarine Named Turtle               Sheet of 17 stamps plus one label w/ submarine named "The Turtle" on one stamp.
  SC  584  f  33c         16 Oct 00             Submarine Named Turtle               The Turtle, a wooden submarine built by David Bushnell in 1776. Single stamp w/ submarine from Scott Palau 584.
 

 SC  592

 33c         01 Nov 00            Stylized Sea Turtle            S/S w/ nine 33c stamps, issued for Pacific Arts Festival 2000. Turtle on one stamp only.
  SC  592  b  33c         01 Nov 00            Stylized Sea Turtle            Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Palau #592. Painting titled "Storyboard Art" by D. Inabo. Large turtle w/ two storytellers in background.
 


 SC  593


 33c         01 Nov 00            Turtle Shell Objects          S/S of twelve se-tenant 33c stamps issued for the 45th Anniversary of the Belau National Museum. Turtle shell artifacts on two stamps.
  SC  593  a  33c         01 Nov 00            Turtle Shell Bracelet         Klilt (turtle shell bracelet) on exhibit in Belau National Museum. From Scott Palau # 593.
  SC  593  c  33c         01 Nov 00            Turtle Shell Money           Turtle shell money for use by women on exhibit at Belau National Museum. From Scott Palau #593.
 


 SC  643

 20c         11 Jan 02             Unidentified Sea Turtle                  Sheet of thirty 20c stamps w/ turtle in lower right selvedge. No turtle on stamps. Sheet inscribed "Palau-Japan Friendship Bridge". Identical
to Scott Palau #644 except for denom. of stamps.
 


 SC  644

 34c         11 Jan 02             Unidentified Sea Turtle                  Sheet of thirty 34c stamps w/ turtle in lower right selvedge. No turtle on stamps. Sheet inscribed "Palau-Japan Friendship Bridge". Identical to Scott Palau #643 except for denom. of stamps.
 


 SC  689


 60c         26 Apr 02             Chelonia mydas                U.N. Year of Eco-Tourism sheet of six 60c values. Turtle on one stamp and extending into selvedge.
  SC  689  e  60c         26 Apr 02             Chelonia mydas                Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Palau #689.
 

 SC  746

 60c         06 Feb 04             Various Sea Turtles          S/S of six 60c stamps w/ sea turtles on all six plus turtle and turtle eggs in margin. Sheet margin inscribed "Life Cycle of Turtles". Turtle in margin behind inscription is Eretmochelys imbricata.
  SC  746  a  60c         06 Feb 04             Chelonia mydas                Mating pair. Inscribed "Mating Sea Turtles".
  SC  746  b  60c         06 Feb 04             Caretta caretta                 Anterior portion of adult on beach. Moon in background. Inscribed "Laying Eggs At Night".
  SC  746  c  60c         06 Feb 04             Chelonia mydas                Hatchlings emerging from nest. Inscribed "Hatching Turtles". One hatchling has an abnormal scute count.
  SC  746  d  60c         06 Feb 04             Caretta caretta                 Hatchlings crossing beach towards surf. Inscribed "Baby Turtles Going To The Sea".
  SC  746  e  60c         06 Feb 04             Chelonia mydas                Young adult swimming to left. Inscribed "Growing Up At Sea".
  SC  746  f  60c         06 Feb 04             Caretta caretta                 Adult on beach, facing left, laying eggs. Inscribed "Returning To Lay Eggs".
 


 SC  747

 $2           06 Feb 04             Chelonia mydas                S/S w/ one stamp. Sea turtle swimming underwater. Sheet inscribed "Life Cycle Of Turtles". Stamp inscribed "Sea Turtle" in tiny white letters.
 


 SC  764

 37c         13 Apr 04             Turtle Shell Money           Pane of ten 37c stamps issued for 9th Festival of Pacific Arts. Large map of Palau in center of pane. One stamp depicts "Toluk" which is a form of money made from turtle shell and used by women in Palau. One of two panes issued for the 9th Festival of Pacific Arts. The other pane consists of 26c stamps and has no turtle-related material.
  SC  764  d  37c         13 Apr 04             Turtle Shell Money           Single stamp with turtle shell money (Toluk) from Scott Palau #764. Toluk is a form of money made from turtle shell and used by women in Palau.
 


 SC  766

 37c         20 May 04           Unidentified Sea Turtle                  S/S of six 37c stamps depicting a jelly fish, a shark, two rays, two chambered nautilii, and some invertebrates. Small turtle is in a picture spread across the top of the sheet. Sheet inscribed "Marine Life of Palau" in large letters in left margin of sheet. No turtles on stamps.
 


 SC  854
 18c         29 May 06           Eretmochelys imbricata                 Se-tenant sheet of 40 stamps forming a single panoramic picture. Upper selvedge inscribed "Palau, World of Sea and Reef - A Philatelic Panorama". Upper selvedge also has logo for World Philatelic Exhibition - Washington 2006. Bottom selvedge inscribed "20th Anniversary of First Postal Sheetlet - Celebrating 50 years of Service to the Worldwide Postal Community". Individual stamp designs are identical to those on Scott Palau #103. The only differences are the denominations. Turtle on one stamp only.
  SC  854  w  18c         29 May 06           Eretmochelys imbricata                 Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Palau #854. Identical to Scott Palau #103a except for denomination.
 


 SC  867

 75c         06 Nov 06            Unidentified Sea Turtle                  S/S of four 75c stamps w/ much marginal writing. One stamp shows Peace Corps volunteers tagging a sea turtle. "Peace Corps Palau, 40th Anniversary" in large letters across top of sheet, map of Palau in background.
  SC  867  b  75c         06 Nov 06            Unidentified Sea Turtle                  Individual stamp w/ turtle from s/s issued for 40th anniversary of Palau Peace Corps.
 


 SC  954

94c         25 Feb 09             Teenage Mutant Ninjas                  Sheet of four se-tenant stanps, each w/ a Mutant Ninja Turtle. Upper margin of sheet w/ a design inscribed "25th Anniversary Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1984 - 2009.
  SC  954  a  94c         25 Feb 09             Teenage Mutant Ninja Turt           Donatello.           From Scott Palau #954.
  SC  954  b  94c         25 Feb 09             Teenage Mutant Ninja Turt           Raphael.              From Scott Palau #954.
  SC  954  c  94c         25 Feb 09             Teenage Mutant Ninja Turt           Michelangelo.    From Scott Palau #954.
  SC  954  d  94c         25 Feb 09             Teenage Mutant Ninja Turt           Leonardo.           From Scott Palau #954.
 
 
SC  1000

 44c         02 Mar 10            Chelonia mydas                Painting of one individual swimming left. From set of four showing various herps; not from s/s.
 

 
SC  1003

 75c         02 Mar 10            Two Species        S/S of six 75c stamps, including four lizards, one Cuora amboinensis and one Eretmochelys imbricata. Upper margin of sheet inscribed "Reptiles of the World".
  SC  1003  c  75c         02 Mar 10            Eretmochelys imbricata                 Painting of one individual, swimming left and slightly upward. From Scott Palau #1003.
  SC  1003  e  75c         02 Mar 10            Cuora amboinensis          Painting of one individual on land, facing left. From Scott Palau #1003.
 


 SC  1028

 98c         21 Dec 10            Unidentified Sea Turtles S/S of three stamps w/ a photograph of a turtle on each one. Upper margin of sheet w/ a huge close-up photo of a turtle's head. Upper margin of sheet inscribed "Sea Turtles of Palau" and "We're worth more alive!"
  SC  1028  a  98c         21 Dec 10            Unidentified Sea Turtle                  Individual stamp from Scott #1028. Turtle swimming left w/ foreflippers in raised position.
  SC  1028  b  98c         21 Dec 10            Unidentified Sea Turtle                  Individual stamp from Scott #1028. Turtle swimming over coral or rocks.
  SC  1028  c  98c         21 Dec 10            Unidentified Sea Turtle                  Individual stamp from Scott #1028. Turtle swimming right w/ foreflippers in downward position.
 
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$1.10   01 Oct 13   Eretmochelys imbricata   Sheet of 6 stamps in 2013 Marine Life series. One stamp labelled as baby Green turtles. These have been identified as Hawksbills.
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 $1.10   01 Oct 13   Eretmochelys imbricata     Individual stamp from Scott #1168.
 
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$3.50  01 Jul 14  Chelonia mydas  M/S of one stamp labelled Reptiles of the South Pacific
 
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3¢  27 Aug 14  Chelonia mydas  From set of 8 fish and sea creatures
 
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 .47  18 May 16  Eretmochelys imbricata   World of Sea and Reef Sheet of 40 stamps. Identical to SC 103 and SC 854 other than the values and the inscription at the bottom. Turtle on one stamp.
 
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$1.50  1 Oct 16  Eretmochelys imbricata  One stamp on sheetlet of 3 Protected Species. Sheetlet from set of 8 sheetlets issued together.
 
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$2  15 May 17  Trachemys scripta scripta   One stamp from set of 4 National Geographic stamps