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Special 351 Sea Turtles Postage Stamps (1995)

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Stamp SN D351
Stamp Name Special 351 Sea Turtles Postage Stamps (1995)
Stamp Cat Standard Special Stamps
Stamp Cat Amphibian
Issue date 1995-11-10
Suspersion date
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 26x34
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Engraving & Printing Works, R.O.C.
Drawer
Designer Lai Chi-jen
Photographer
Engraver
Creative Director
Sheet composition 4×5
Print color
Process Deep etch offset
Paper Locally-made mat finished,
watermarked stamp paper with gum
Back
Perforation 12 1/2


   The South Pacific Regional Environment Protection Programme named 1995 as the Year of Sea Turtle in the Pacific, hoping to protect the sea turtle through an international cooperation in the Pacific region. In response to this action and to lift our country's image in protecting endangered wildlife, a set of sea turtles stamps was issued. Those chosen for the four stamps include the Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas), Loggerhead Sea Turtle ( Caretta caretta) , Olive Ridley Sea Turtle ( Lepidochelys olivacea), and Hawksbill Sea Turtle ( Eretmochelys imbricata).