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SC  126


 3c           01 Jan 38             Geochelone gigantea
 


 SC  127


 3c           08 Aug 41            Geochelone gigantea
 
 

SC  132


 12c         01 Jan 38             Geochelone gigantea
 


 SC  133


 15c         01 Jan 38             Geochelone gigantea
 


 SC  138


 30c         10 Feb 38             Geochelone gigantea
 


 SC  139
 

30c         08 Aug 41            Geochelone gigantea      There is an error in the Scott Catalog regarding this stamp. It is listed as design type A9, which does not have a turtle. It is actually design type A10, which does have a turtle. Listed correctly in SG catalog as SG #142a, blue, 08 Aug 41, design type 15.
 


 SC  142


 75c         10 Feb 38             Geochelone gigantea
 


 SC  143


 75c         08 Aug 41            Geochelone gigantea
 
 

SC  147
 

2.25r      10 Feb 38             Geochelone gigantea
 


 SC  158


 3c           03 Mar 52            Geochelone gigantea
 


 SC  163


 25c         03 Mar 52            Geochelone gigantea
 
 

SC  169
 

2.25r      03 Mar 52            Geochelone gigantea
 


 SC  174


 3c           01 Feb 54             Geochelone gigantea
 


 SC  180


 25c         01 Feb 54             Geochelone gigantea
 
 

SC  188
 

2.25r      01 Feb 54             Geochelone gigantea
 


 SC  212


 10r         21 Feb 62             Geochelone gigantea      Tortoise is on Seychelles Coat-of-Arms.
 


 SC  271


 15r         03 Nov 69            Geochelone gigantea      Tortoise is on Seychelles Coat-of-Arms.
 
 
SC  292
 
15c         12 Oct 71             Stylized Turtle     Child's drawing of Santa Claus riding a turtle.
 


 SC  309


 95c         20 Nov 72            Geochelone gigantea
 


 SC  310


 1.50r      20 Nov 72            Geochelone gigantea
 
 

SC  348
 

1.25r      29 Jun 76             Geochelone gigantea      Tortoise is on Coat-of-Arms on building.
 


 SC  349


 1.50r      29 Jun 76             Geochelone gigantea      Tortoise is on Seychelles Coat-of-Arms.
 


 SC  368


 15r         22 Nov 76            Geochelone gigantea      Tortoise is on Seychelles Coat-of-Arms. Seychelles #271 o/p in black: "Independence/1976".
 
 
SC   380

 20c         05 Sep 77             Geochelone gigantea      Tortoise is on Seychelles Coat-of-Arms.
 

 SC   381

 40c         05 Sep 77             Geochelone gigantea      Tortoise is on Seychelles Coat-of-Arms.
 

 SC   386

 5r           05 Sep 77             Geochelone gigantea      Tortoise is on Seychelles Coat-of-Arms.
 

 SC   387

 10r         05 Sep 77             Geochelone gigantea      Tortoise is on Seychelles Coat-of-Arms.
 
 

SC  387  a


 20c&10r               05 Sep 77             Geochelone gigantea                     s/s w/ Seychelles #380 & 387. Tortoises are on Seychelles Coats-of-Arms.
 
 
SC  389
 
10c         06 Feb 78             Eretmochelys imbricata                 Turtle swimming to right, underwater. Stamp inscribed "Hawksbill Turtle" and "Tortue Caret". Same design as ZES Scott #2. No date in bottom margin. This stamp has been reissued w/ various dates in bottom margin.
 
 
SC  389 a

10c         1979      Eretmochelys imbricata                 Turtle swimming to right, underwater. Identical to Seychelles Scott #389 except for tiny "1979" in bottom margin.
  SC  389 c  10c         1982      Eretmochelys imbricata                 Turtle swimming to right, underwater. This stamp is identical to Seychelles Scott #389 except for a tiny "1982" in bottom margin.          
 
 
SC  389 d

10c         1988      Eretmochelys imbricata                 Turtle swimming to right, underwater. This stamp is identical to Seychelles Scott #389 except for a tiny "1988" in bottom margin.
 
 

SC  394

 50c         1978      Geochelone gigantea      Adult on land, facing right, w/ vegetation beneath plastron. This stamp has been reissued w/ various numbers in the bottom margin. No number in bottom margin of this one. Design identical to ZIL Scott #2.
 
 

SC  394 a

 50c         1979      Geochelone gigantea      One individual facing right. Identical to Seychelles Scott #394 except for tiny "1979" in bottom margin.
  SC  394  d  50c         1988      Geochelone gigantea      One individual facing right. Identical to Seychelles Scott #394 except for tiny "1988" in bottom margin.
 
 

SC  394  e

50c         1991      Geochelone gigantea      One individual facing right. Identical to Seychelles Scott #394 except for tiny "1991" in bottom margin. NOTE: perf 14, wmk #373 (compare to #394f).     
  SC  394  f  50c         1991      Geochelone gigantea      One individual facing right. Identical to Seychelles Scott #394 except for tiny "1991" in bottom margin. NOTE: perf. 14 X 14.5, wmk #384 (compare to Seychelles Scott #394e).
 
 

SC  403

20r         06 Feb 78             Geochelone gigantea      Tortoise on Seychelles Coat-of-Arms. The Coat-of-Arms is the main design feature.
 
 

SC  403  H

20r         06 Jan 81             Geochelone gigantea      Tortoise on Seychelles Coat-of-Arms. Similar to Seychelles 403 except that the denom. unit is "R" instead of "Rs".
 

 SC  420

 5r           16 Oct 78             Chelonia mydas
 


 SC  451  a
 
18 Apr 80             Geochelone gigantea      s/s w/ Coat-of-Arms on border of sheet. There are no turtles on the stamps which are on the sheet.
 


 SC  494  a

Various                05 Jun 82             Geochelone gigantea      S/S of four stamps (tractor, car, bus) with medium sized Coat-of-Arms in bottom selvedge. Tortoise is on Coat-of-Arms, not on stamps.
 


 SC  563


 50c         15 Mar 85            Geochelone gigantea      Issued for Expo 85.
 
 
SC  566  a

 50c         15 Mar 85            Geochelone gigantea      s/s w/ containing Seychelles #563.
 


 SC  601

 5r           07 Jun 86             Geochelone gigantea      Turtle is on Seychelles Coat-of-Arms.
 
 

SC  601  a

 5r           07 Jun 86             Geochelone gigantea      s/s of one stamp w/ Seychelles #601 on it.
 

 SC  604

 50c         12 Jul 86              Geochelone gigantea      Sheet of four w/ one stamp similar to Seychelles #563, but w/o the "EXPO 85" emblem.
 
 

SC  604  a


 50c         12 Jul 86              Geochelone gigantea      Similar to Seychelles #563, but w/o the "EXPO 85" emblem.
 

 SC  638

 2r           22 Apr 88             Chelonia mydas                Hatchlings crossing beach.
 

 SC  639

 2r           22 Apr 88             Chelonia mydas                Young hatching and emerging from nest.
 

 SC  640

 3r           22 Apr 88             Chelonia mydas                Female emerging from sea.
 

 SC  641

 3r           22 Apr 88             Chelonia mydas                Female nesting.
 
 

SC  703
 

7r           08 Jun 90             Geochelone gigantea      Tortoise is on Seychelles Coat-of-Arms. Issued for Expo 90.
 
 
SC  703  a

 N/A        08 Jun 90             Geochelone gigantea      Tortoise is on Seychelles Coat-of-Arms. s/s of four, including Scott Seychelles #703.
 


 SC  752


 50r         01 Mar 93            Geochelone gigantea      Stamps exist w/ marginal inscriptions of 1992 and 1993.
 
 SC  803  3r           30 Nov 98            Unidentified Sea Turtle                  Se-tenant strip of six 3r stamps; turtle on one. International Year of the Ocean/Marine Parks Issue.
 
 
SC  803  f

 3r           30 Nov 98            Unidentified Sea Turtle                  Single stamp w/ turtle from Seychelles Scott 803. International Year of the Ocean/Marine Park Issue.
 
  
3r           1999      Unidentified Sea Turtle                  Booklet containing two sets of Scott Seychelles 803. International Year of the Ocean/Marine Parks Issue. Footnoted by Scott.        
 


 SC  850


 4re         01 Jul 04              Geochelone gigantea      Revaluation of 4re o/p'd on Scott Seychelles #752. Original denom. (before o/p'd revaluation) was 50r.
 
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SC  861
 

50c         28 Jun 06             Geochelone gigantea      Large Coat-of-Arms in upper right corner w/ turtle easily seen w/ the naked eye. Issued for 30th Anniv. of Seychelles Independence. Depicts Possession Stone.
 
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SC  862
 

1r           28 Jun 06             Geochelone gigantea      Large Coat-of-Arms in upper right corner w/ turtle easily seen w/ the naked eye. Issued for 30th Anniv. of Seychelles Independence. Depicts Seychelles flag.
 
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 SC  863


 1.50r      28 Jun 06             Geochelone gigantea      Large Coat-of-Arms in upper right corner w/ turtle easily seen w/ the naked eye. Issued for 30th Anniv. of Seychelles Independence. Depicts Valee de Mai World Heritage Site.
 
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SC  864


 2r           28 Jun 06             Geochelone gigantea      Large Coat-of-Arms in upper right corner w/ turtle easily seen w/ the naked eye. Issued for 30th Anniv. of Seychelles Independence. Depicts school children.
 
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SC  865
 

3.50r      28 Jun 06             Geochelone gigantea      Large Coat-of-Arms in upper right corner w/ turtle easily seen w/ the naked eye. Issued for 30th Anniv. of Seychelles Independence. Depicts Jacob Marie.
 
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SC  866


 4r           28 Jun 06             Geochelone gigantea      Large Coat-of-Arms in upper right corner w/ turtle easily seen w/ the naked eye. Issued for 30th Anniv. of Seychelles Independence. Depicts ship: "Seychelles Progress".
 
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 SC  867
 

15r         28 Jun 06             Geochelone gigantea      Large Coat-of-Arms in upper right corner w/ turtle easily seen w/ the naked eye. Issued for 30th Anniv. of Seychelles Independence. Depicts Independence Anniversary Emblem.
 


 SC  870


 10re       19 Nov 07            Geochelone gigantea      Large tortoise in foreground, smaller tortoise in shallow water in background. Issued for 25th anniversary of Aldabra as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
 
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SC 902
3.50r    12 Dec 11    Wooden tortoise   Pair of stamps issued to show old and new post offices
 
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SC 904

 
R50  9 Oct 14  Chelonia mydas    Stamp labelled  La Tortue Verte. Same stamp was issued by six countries.
 
 
SG  SB  1
 
Various                1979      Geochelone gigantea      Stamp booklet w/ four each of Scott Seychelles #391, #392, and #393. No turtles on stamps inside the booklet. Tortoise on Coat-of-Arms on booklet cover.
 

 SG  SB  2

 Various                25 Apr 79             Geochelone gigantea      Stamp booklet w/ four each of Scott Seychelles #394, #395, and #397. Tortoises on #394 and also on Coat-of-Arms on cover of booklet.
 

 SG  SB  3

 Various                1979      Geochelone gigantea      Stamp booklet w/ four each of two different stamps (1.5R and 3.5R). Booklet cover depicts small tortoise on Coat-of-Arms.
 
 
SG  SB  4
 Various                26 Oct 79             Eretmochelys imbricata                 Stamp booklet w/ four each of Scott Seychelles #389, #390, #398, and #431. Hawksbill on #389 and a small tortoise on the Coat-of-Arms on booklet cover.
 

 SG  SB  5
 Various                26 Oct 79             Geochelone gigantea      Stamp booklet w/ four each of Scott Seychelles #392 and #397, and two each of Scott Seychelles #428 and #429. No turtles on stamps inside the booklet. Tortoise on Coat-of-Arms on booklet cover.
 

 SG  SB  6
 
Various                1979/80?             Geochelone gigantea      Stamp booklet w/ four each of two different stamps and two each of a third stamp. Small tortoise on Coat-ofArms on cover of booklet.
 


 SG  SB  7
 Various                1980?    Geochelone gigantea      Booklet w/ Gen. Gordon and large Coat-of-Arms on front cover. Exists w/ two different sets of stamps inside, but same SG number for both. Contains 4 ea of SC 395 & 443 plus 2 ea of SC 425 & 426 in a se-ten block of 4 OR 4 ea of SC 395 & 443 plus SC 428 & 429 in a se-ten block of 4. Tortoise is on Coat-of-Arms on booklet cover. No turtles on stamps inside booklet.
 

 SG  SB  8

 Various                1980      Stylized Turtle     Stamp booklet w/ four each of four different stamps (40c, 1R, 1.1R, and 1.25R). Stylized drawing of turtle on BACK cover of booklet.
 

 SG  SB  9

 Various                1980?    Stylized Turtle     Booklet containing 4 ea of SC 397, 398, and 453. Stylized drawing of turtle on BACK cover of booklet.
 


 HG  B  1


 8c           1895      Geochelone gigantea      Small Postal Stationery Envelope w/ red 8c stamp printed on it.           Envelope is 120mm x 94mm.
 


 HG  B  1  a


 8c           1895      Geochelone gigantea      Large Postal Stationery Envelope w/ red 8c stamp printed on it. Envelope is 140mm x 78mm.
 


 HG  B  2


 15c         1895      Unidentified Sea Turtle                  Small Postal Stationery Envelope w/ blue 15c stamp printed on it. Envelope is 120mm x 94mm.
 
 

HG  B  2  a


 15c         1895      Unidentified Sea Turtle   Large Postal Stationery Envelope w/ blue 15c stamp printed on it. Envelope is 140mm x 78mm.
 


 HG  B  3


 30c         1895      Unidentified Sea Turtle                  Postal Stationery Envelope w/ brown 30c stamp printed on it, showing a small sea turtle emerging onto the beach in the lower right portion of the oval design. Envelope is 140mm x 110mm.
 
 

HG  B  4
 

18c         1896      Unidentified Sea Turtle                  Postal Stationery Envelope w/ brown 30c stamp printed on it, showing a small sea turtle emerging onto the beach in the lower right portion of the oval design. The stamp is o/p in black: "18 CENTS". Envelope is 140mm x 110mm.
 


 HG  B  5


 6c           1901      Geochelone gigantea      Small Postal Stationery Envelope w/ red 8c stamp printed on it. The stamp is o/p in black: "SIX CENTS". Envelope is 120mm x 94mm.      
  HG  B  5  a  6c           1901      Geochelone gigantea      Large Postal Stationery Envelope w/ red 8c stamp printed on it. Stamp is o/p in black "SIX CENTS". Envelope is 140mm x 78mm.               
 


 HG  B  6

 6c           1901      Unidentified Sea Turtle                  Small Postal Stationery Envelope w/ blue 15c stamp printed on it. Black o/p "SIX CENTS" across center of stamp. Blue "FIFTEEN CENTS" at bottom of stamp blanked out by hand in black. Envelope is 120mm x 94mm.
 
 
 2r           25 Feb 88             Geochelone gigantea      14.2 cm x 10 cm Air Mail Postal Stationery (Aerogramme). Large tortoise on stamp imprinted on aerogramme.
 
  See **   Geochelone gigantea      This is legal size (21.5 cm x 10 cm) Air Mail Postal Stationery. A tortoise appears in the upper right hand corner and also on the Seychelles Coat-of-Arms in the lower left hand corner.               ** In the upper right hand corner there is a prominant tortoise, the word "SEYCHELLES", and the words "POSTAGE PAID", but there is no denomination.        
 
  None     Post 1971            Geochelone gigantea      Blue Aerogramme w/ what appears to be a stamp imprinted on upper LEFT corner, but no denom. Seychelles Coat-of-Arms w/ turtle on imprint. Black Parrot in cachet. Issued after the "S" section of the HG catalog was printed in 1971 and the Kessler Catalog of Aerogrammes (3rd Edition) was printed in 1968. Not listed in either.