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SC  1268
 
2.55b     14 Oct 82             Podocnemis expansa        
 
 

SC  1471
 12b        12 Jun 92           G. carbonaria & P. expan.                A curious sheet, containing two each of Scott Venezuela 1471a, 1471b, 1471c, and 1471d, plus two WWF labels. There are extensive notes on the margins of the sheet, including notes about Podocnemis unifilis and Chelonia mydas, despite the fact that neither of these species appear on the stamps or anywhere on the sheet. The species appearing on this sheet are Geochelone carbonaria and Podocnemis expansa. The Scott number (#1471) appearing here is actually the number of the block of four. Scott does not list the sheet of eight herein described.
  SC  1471  a  12b        12 Jun 92           Geochelone carbonaria     Side view, facing left.
  SC  1471  b  12b        12 Jun 92           Geochelone carbonaria     Three-quarter view, facing slightly to the right.
  SC  1471  c  12b        12 Jun 92           Podocnemis expansa         On land, facing left.
  SC  1471  d  12b        12 Jun 92           Podocnemis expansa         Underwater, facing right.
 

 SC  1571
 
55b        07 Aug 97            Cartoon Tortoise  Pane of ten se-tenant stamps showing scenes from children's story, Uncle Jaguar and Uncle Rabbit. Tortoise on two of the stamps. Reverse inscribed w/ children's story.
  SC  1571  c  55b        07 Aug 97            Cartoon Tortoise     Single stamp from pane of ten, showing tortoise, jaguar & rabbit.    Reverse inscribed w/ part of children's story.
  SC  1571  h  55b        07 Aug 97            Cartoon Tortoise Single stamp from pane of ten showing tortoise & rabbit.               Reverse inscribed w/ part of children's story.
 
 

SC  1592
 

Various    31 Jul 98              Chelonia mydas   Se-tenant sheet of ten stamps w/ turtles on two of them. Each stamp inscribed "Expo '98 Lisboa".
  SC  1592  a  140Bs    31 Jul 98    Chelonia mydas    Adult nesting.   Inscribed "Expo '98 Lisboa".
  SC  1592  c 150Bs    31 Jul 98    Unidentified Sea Turtle   Tiny hatchling at water's edge. Inscribed "Expo '98 Lisboa".
 
 

SC  1662

 Various         06 Apr 06   Geochelone carbonaria    S/S of ten stamps w/ a different mammal or reptile on each one. Two tortoises on one of the stamps. Much writing and several logos in margin. Each stamp inscribed "Rescate de fauna Caruachi 2006" (Animals rescued during construction of Carauchi Hydroelectric Dam Project).
 


 SC  1662  d
 

1000Bs      06 Apr 06   Geochelone carbonaria               Two tortoises facing right w/ bright red scales on head and forelegs. From Scott Venezuela #1662.   Stamp inscribed "Rescate de fauna Caruachi 2006" (Animals rescued during construction of Carauchi Hydroelectric Dam Project).

 
 

SC  1685
 
Various          07 May 08           Eretmochelys imbricata    Sheet of fourteen stamps, each depicting a Venezuelan coin or details from a Venezuelan banknote. Description of each coin or banknote in sheet margin. One stamp has a woman's face and a turtle taken from a Venezuelan 20Bs banknote.
 
 

SC  1685  l
 

1.50Bs   07 May 08           Eretmochelys imbricata    Large turtle on left side of stamp, woman's face on right. " Luisa Caceres de Arismandi" inscribed under woman's portrait. "Detalle del billete de Bs. 20" inscribed along top margin of stamp. Both the woman's face and the turtle are details taken from a Venezuelan 20Bs banknote.

 
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SC 1732
 

Bs 458   13 Oct 16  Podocnemis expansa  One stamp from set of 8 Biodiversity stamps. Turtle is labelled as Tortuga arrau.