Vietnam, Democratic Republic (North Vietnam) and Socialist Republic (post-1976)


SC  415

12xu      25 Feb 66             Pelodiscus sinensis           The date "1965" appears on the stamp.

 SC  416

 12xu      25 Feb 66             Indotestudo elongata      The date "1965" appears on the stamp.

 SC  418

 40xu      25 Feb 66             Eretmochelys imbricata                 The date "1965" appears on the stamp.

 SC  790

12xu      25 Nov 75            Eretmochelys imbricata                 "Dermochelys coriacea" appears on the stamp, but this is obviously incorrect.

 SC  793

 30xu      25 Nov 75            Platysternon megacephalum
  SC  1738  3d             20 Jan 87             Highly Stylized Turtle       Strip of eight stamps depicting scenes from Vietnamese legends. All w/ denom of 3d. Strip exists perf and imperf. Turtle on one stamp.
SC  1738  d
 3d             20 Jan 87             Highly Stylized Turtle                      Battle between Mountain Genie and Water Genie. Other human figures in background. Turtle is located near center of bottom margin. It has an orange shell and green head, neck and legs.

SC  1964

10d        01 May 89           Cuora trifasciata               Stamp is inscribed "1988

 SC  1965

10d        01 May 89           Geochelone elegans        Stamp is inscribed "Testudo elegans" & "1988".

 SC  1966

20d        01 May 89           Eretmochelys imbricata                 Stamp is inscribed "1988".

 SC  1967

20d        01 May 89           Platysternon megacephalum        Stamp is inscribed "1988".

  SC  1968

 30d        01 May 89           Dermochelys coriacea     Stamp is inscribed "1988".

SC  1969

30d        01 May 89           Chelonia mydas                Female w/ eggs. Stamp is inscribed "1988".

SC  1970

50d        01 May 89           Caretta caretta                 Stamp is inscribed "1988".

SC  1971

80d        01 May 89           Caretta caretta                 s/s w/ "Finland 88" at the top.  

SC  2471

10000d                 10 Jul 93              Stylized Turtle                    Stylized turtle on s/s of one stamp. Turtle in margin of sheet, not on stamp. Stylized bird standing on turtle's carapace.

SC  2855
400d      10 Oct 98             Stylized Turtle                    Turtle w/ sword in mouth, swimming in front of a boat full of people. Depicts scene from 15th century legend.
SC  3143
800d      15 Jul 02              Pelochelys bibroni            Adult facing right.
SC  3144

 2000d    15 Jul 02              Pelodiscus sinensis           Adult facing left.
SC  3145
5000d    15 Jul 02              Palea steindachneri          Adult facing right w/ head elevated and mouth open.
SC  3146

 9000d    15 Jul 02              Trionyx cartilagineus       Three-quarter view of adult facing front/left.

 SC  3146  a
 Various                15 Jul 02              Four Softshell Species      S/S containing two each of Scott Viet Nam #3143-3146. Two additional turtles in lower margin of sheet. Lower margin of sheet inscribed "Rua mai mem".

SC  3414
8500d    15 May 11           Pyxidea mouhtii                               One individual on land facing 3/4 away from viewer. From set featuring animals in Ba Be National Park.


SC 3552

3000d  5 Aug 16  Puppet turtle   Joint Vietnam-Thailand issue. Turtle on one stamp is legendary Golden Turtle.