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By Topic - December 2016

December 03, 2016 11:45 AM

  • This stamp issued Sept. 8, 2016, by Switzerland to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Aerophilately Day is included in three categories in the December By Topic listing: Aviation (Airplanes, Gliders and Helicopters), Philately, and Stamps On Stamps.

 

The new stamp-issue listings from the Scott New Issues Update in the Dec. 19, 2016 Linn's Stamp News Monthly Edition fall into the following popular topical collecting areas.

Architecture

Armenia (1061, 1062, 1063); Austria (2626, 2634, 2638, B398); Croatia (1006); Gibraltar (1551, 1560, 1561, 1564-1569); Ireland (2107, 2109, 2120-2123); Israel (2098, 2104, 2105, 2106, 2106a, 2114a); Macedonia (704, 705, 707, 708, 711); Marshall Islands (1134d, 1137d, 1137f, 1141k, 1141n); Mexico (3006, 3007, 3008, 3009, 3011, 3017); Moldova (902, 902a, 912, 913, 917); Norway (1798, 1804); Oman (549, 550, 550a, 563-564); Papua New Guinea (1812, 1813, 1814, 1815a); Pitcairn Islands (819-820); Russia (7726, 7727, 7730, 7731, 7733, 7734, 7736, 7738, 7742, 7747, 7752, 7753, 7755, 7756, 7757, 7760); St. Pierre & Miquelon (1031, 1032); Salvador (1756); Serbia (742); Singapore (1750, 1752, 1755); Slovakia (740-741, 741a); Spain (4116, 4118, 4122, 4124, 4125); Sri Lanka (2011, 2015-2017, 2017a); Switzerland (1608-1611, 1608a, 1608b, 1609, 1609b, 1611a, 1614); Tonga (1297b, 1298-1299); Tonga (Niuafo’ou) (346); Tunisia (1612, 1613, 1614, 1617); Turkey (3490-3491, 3493, 3494, 3504); United Nations (1141, 1142-1144); United Nations (Geneva) (625-627, UX23); United Nations (Vienna) (592-594, U19); United States (5147, 5148, 5148b); Uzbekistan (802-804); Vatican City (1628, 1631)

Bridges

Gibraltar (1561); Israel (2100); Marshall Islands (1137f); Russia (7753); Spain (4120, 4124); Switzerland (1614); Turkey (B313-B314); United Nations (1142, 1144a, 1144f); Vatican City (1631); Viet Nam (3551, 3552a)

Castles

Croatia (1004); Ireland (2118); Macedonia (709); Spain (4125); United Nations (1144b, 1144h); United Nations (Geneva) (625, 627b, 627h); United Nations (Vienna) (594b, 594h)

Lighthouses

Marshall Islands (1141o); Norway (1805-1806, 1806a, 1806b); Sri Lanka (2025)

Windmills

Gibraltar (1551-1552); Ireland (2109); Moldova (902, 902a); Norway (1798); Russia (7757); Serbia (742); Slovakia (740-741, 741a); Spain (4118)

Art

New Caledonia (1210); Panama (953b)

Caricatures, Cartoon Art & Comic Strips

Spain (4126); United States (5149-5152)

Children’s Art

Croatia (1007)

Paintings

Canada (2955, 2955a); Croatia (1004b); Marshall Islands (1141); Poland (4241-4244); Russia (7756); Singapore (1754-1757); Sri Lanka (2023); United States (5143, 5143a)

Pottery, Ceramics & Other Media

Israel (2113, 2116); St. Pierre & Miquelon (1031); Uzbekistan (804); Viet Nam (3549-3550)

Sculpture & Statues

Armenia (1062); Austria (2635); Bangladesh (852); Gibraltar (1561, 1563); Israel (2105); Macedonia (707); Marshall Islands (1142a, 1142f); Moldova (913); New Caledonia (1209); Papua New Guinea (1812, 1815a, 1816); Poland (4238); Russia (7728, 7755, 7760a); Salvador (1754); Serbia (748); Singapore (1751); Slovakia (746); Spain (4117); Sri Lanka (2019-2021); Surinam (1498); United Nations (1144b, 1144h); United Nations (Geneva) (625, 627b, 627h, UX23); United Nations (Vienna) (594b, 594h); Uzbekistan (799); Viet Nam (3551-3552, 3552a)

Aviation

Airplanes, Gliders & Helicopters

Israel (2107); Marshall Islands (1141j, 1141t); Mexico (3004); Russia (7741, 7749); Switzerland (1607); Tunisia (1615)

Zeppelins, Airships & Balloons

Marshall Islands (1141a); Russia (7742); Sri Lanka (2025)

Bicycles

Austria (2626); Gibraltar (1551); Ireland (2109, 2118); Moldova (902, 902a); Norway (1798); Serbia (742); Slovakia (740-741, 741a); Spain (4118); Sri Lanka (2025)

Black Americans

Marshall Islands (1141f, 1141r)

Children

Bangladesh (841); British Indian Ocean Territory (454); Croatia (1007); Ireland (2107j, 2107n, 2116); Israel (2099, 2099a, 2106, 2106a, 2114, 2114a); Mexico (3003, 3014); New Caledonia (1211); Niue (933, 934a); Russia (7739); Tonga (1296b); Tristan da Cunha (1084); Turkey (3493, 3494, B315); Vatican City (1628)

Coins & Currency

Norway (1803); Uzbekistan (804)

Endangered Species

Poland (4245-4248)

Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF)

Moldova (911); Pitcairn Islands (818, 818e); Tonga (1290-1294); Viet Nam (3553-3556, 3556a)

Europa

Gibraltar (1551-1552); Ireland (2109-2110); Macedonia (710-713); Moldova (901-902, 902a); Norway (1797-1798); Serbia (741-742); Slovakia (740-741, 741a); Spain (4118);

Explorers

Tonga (1295); Tonga (Niuafo’ou) (344)

Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology

Gibraltar (1558); Israel (2119-2124, 2124a); Marshall Islands (1138j); New Caledonia (1205); Papua New Guinea (1823-1828); Sri Lanka (2018)

Famous People

Marshall Islands George Washington (1138b), Franklin D. Roosevelt (1141b

Royalty

Ascension (1170); Austria (2628, 2636); British Indian Ocean Territory (454-457); Gibraltar (1558); Marshall Islands (1138j); Moldova (917); Niue (933-934, 934a); Norway (1803); Oman (550, 550a); Russia (7728); Serbia (745a); Spain (4121, 4126); Sweden (2782-2783); Tonga (1296); Tonga (Niuafo’ou) (345)

            Fauna

Land Mammals

Austria (2639); British Indian Ocean Territory (459, 461); Israel (2121, 2124, 2124a); Macedonia (706, 710, 713); Marshall Islands (1134a, 1135d, 1135i, 1136d, 1136f, 1136j, 1137a, 1137c, 1137i, 1137j, 1138c, 1138h); Mexico (3002, 3012); Moldova (910, 911, 917); New Caledonia (1205); Norway (1802); Papua New Guinea (1823-1828); Pitcairn Islands (818, 818e); Serbia (740a, 740d, 741); Singapore (1757); Sri Lanka (2018, 2021, 2025); Tanzania (2713-2714); Tonga (1290-1294); Turkey (B315); Uzbekistan (804); Viet Nam (3553-3556, 3556a)

Land Mammals: Bats

New Caledonia (1209); Tristan da Cunha (1078)

Land Mammals: Cats

Gibraltar (1558); Israel (2119, 2122, 2124a); Norway (1803); Russia (7730, 7736); Singapore (1756); Slovakia (743); Spain (4121); Sri Lanka (2010, 2025)

Land Mammals: Dogs

Ireland (2103-2106, 2106b); Israel (2106. 2106a, 2108-2109, 2114a); Russia (7730, 7735)

Land Mammals: Elephants

Marshall Islands (1141l); Sri Lanka (2025)

Land Mammals: Horses

Ascension (1170); Austria (2626); British Indian Ocean Territory (460); Croatia (1004); Ireland (2116); Marshall Islands (1134c, 1137b, 1137d, 1137f, 1137i, 1137j, 1138i, 1142f); Mongolia (2849c, 2850); Poland (4244)

Sea Mammals

Sri Lanka (2025)

Sea Mammals: Whales

New Caledonia (1212); Niue (935-938, 938a)

Birds

Aruba (506-513); Bangladesh (852); Canada (2941, 2942, 2947a, 2948, 2954c, 2958, 2958a, B23-B24, B24a); Croatia (1004); Egypt (O126, O128, O129, O131, O132); Gibraltar (1551); Ireland (2109); Israel (2114, 2114a, 2115, 2119, 2120, 2122, 2123, 2124a); Macedonia (710, 712a, 712d, 713); Marshall Islands (1134b, 1135a, 1135h, 1135j, 1136a, 1136d, 1136e, 1136f, 1136i, 1137c, 1138d, 1138e, 1138g, 1141c, 1141d, 1142); Mexico (3009, 3015); Moldova (902, 902a, 912); New Caledonia (1208); Norway (1798); Papua New Guinea (1812, 1815a, 1816, 1817-1822); Pitcairn Islands (818, 818e); Poland (4249); Serbia (740b, 740c, 742); Slovakia (740-741, 741a, 742, 743); Spain (4118); Sri Lanka (2025); Sweden (2780-2781); Tanzania (2627A-2627B); Tonga (1295, 1298-1299); Tonga (Niuafo’ou) (344c); Turkey (3491, B315-B316); United Nations (1139, 1140); Uzbekistan (800, 810); Zimbabwe (1223-1226)

Insects

Marshall Islands (1136e, 1138e); Moldova (905, 908, 909, 909a); Oman (550, 550a); Poland (4239); Turkey (B315)

Insects: Butterflies & Moths

Israel (2099, 2099a, 2114a); Mauritius (1151); Moldova (901, 902a, 904, 906, 909a); Switzerland (1613b); Tristan da Cunha (1077)

Fish & Fishing

Ascension (1173-1176); Ireland (2117); Israel (2104); Macedonia (712a); Mauritius (1150, 1152); New Caledonia (1212); Poland (4245-4248); Russia (7759); Singapore (1757); Sri Lanka (2025); Viet Nam (3554, 3556a)

Fish & Fishing: Marine Life

Mauritius (1153); New Caledonia (1212); Panama (953); Sri Lanka (2025); Tonga (1297); Tonga (Niuafo’ou) (346)

Fish & Fishing: Shells

New Caledonia (1210); Oman (550, 550a); Spain (4122)

Reptiles & Amphibians

Mexico (3007); New Caledonia (1212); Sri Lanka (2025); Tonga (1290-1294); Uzbekistan (809)

Other Terrestrial Life

Uzbekistan (808)

Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Animals

Spain (4129-4132)

Fire Fighting

Marshall Islands (1141p)

Flags

Armenia (1062); Ascension (1170); Austria (2635); Ireland (2107c, 2107d); Israel (2113, 2115); Macedonia (708-709); Marshall Islands (1134g, 1134i, 1136i, 1137g, 1138e, 1138j, 1140, 1141c, 1141d, 1141e, 1141h, 1141p, 1141t, 1143, 1144); Mexico (3009); Mongolia (2850); New Caledonia (1209); Oman (549, 550a); Poland (4238, 4244); Russia (7752); St. Pierre & Miquelon (1032); Singapore (1748-1749); Sri Lanka (2010); Tonga (1295a, 1295c); Tonga (Niuafo’ou) (344b); Tristan da Cunha (1082, 1083, 1084); Tunisia (1615, 1616, 1617); Turkey (3496-3497); United Nations (Geneva) (UX23); Viet Nam (3549-3550, 3551-3552. 3552a)

Flora

Gibraltar (1552, 1562); Israel (2120, 2123, 2124a); Marshall Islands (1134h, 1135f, 1136c, 1138g); Mexico (2999); Moldova (910); New Caledonia (1206); Norway (1800); Pitcairn Islands (821-824, 824a); Sweden (2784-2785, 2785f); Turkey (B316)

Flowers

Armenia (1061); Aruba (501-505); Ascension (1169); French Polynesia (1174); Gibraltar (1553-1557, 1560); Israel (2099, 2099a, 2114a); Macedonia (713); Marshall Islands (1134j, 1135e, 1136g); Mexico (3003, 3012); Moldova (901, 902a, 904-909, 909a, 911, 912, 918); New Caledonia (1205, 1208); Papua New Guinea (1732V-1732W); Poland (4235, 4236); Russia (7730); Serbia (743); Slovakia (743); Spain (4127b); Sri Lanka (2025); Surinam (1497); Switzerland (1613a, B782); Tanzania (1571A, 2337A); Tonga (1292, 1294c, 1296); Tonga (Niuafo’ou) (345); Tristan da Cunha (1077, 1079); Tunisia (1616); Turkey (3493, 3495); Uzbekistan (805-807); Vatican City (1629); Viet Nam (3551-3552, 3552a)

Flowers: Orchids

Panama (949b, 952b)

Flowers: Roses

Ascension (1172); Poland (4241-4244); United States (5143, 5143a)

Fruits, Vegetables & Food Crops

Armenia (1062); Aruba (501-505); British Indian Ocean Territory (459); Israel (2101-2102, 2103, 2104, 2114a, 2121, 2124, 2124a); Marshall Islands (1134e, 1135b, 1136h, 1136j, 1138c); Panama (949a, 952a); Papua New Guinea (1827b); Russia (7740); Spain (4127); Turkey (3491b)

Gems, Minerals & Jewelry

Marshall Islands (1137a, 1137j, 1141i); New Caledonia (1208); Singapore (1753); Sri Lanka (2025)

Heraldry & Coats of Arms

Croatia (1004a); Gibraltar (1558); Marshall Islands (1134g); Norway (1803); Russia (7736, 7758-7759); Serbia (745b); Vatican City (1629)

Holograms & 3-D

Croatia (1005); Spain (4121, 4131, 4132)

Judaica

Israel (2103, 2116-2118); United States (5153)

Maps & Globes

Croatia (1004); Gibraltar (1552); Ireland (2116-2119); Marshall Islands (1135a, 1136b, 1141b, 1142c, 1142e); Mauritius (1149); Mexico (3015); Mongolia (2850); New Caledonia (1212); Russia (7737, 7738, 7751c, 7757); St. Pierre & Miquelon (1025-1030); Sri Lanka (2025); Tonga (1295); Tunisia (1617, 1618); Turkey (3499b, 3499c, B315); United Nations (1141); United Nations (Geneva) (UX23); Uzbekistan (804); Vatican City (1629, 1634); Viet Nam (3549-3550)

Military

Croatia (1004); Gibraltar (1553-1557, 1559, 1563); Ireland (2107f, 2107h, 2107l, 2107o, 2111, 2113, 2115, 2115a); Israel (2097, 2107); Marshall Islands (1134d, 1141d, 1141e, 1141j, 1141q, 1141r, 1141t); New Caledonia (1209); Panama (951a); Poland (4240, 4249); Russia (7734, 7738, 7743-7746, 7747-7750); Salvador (1753-1754); Tonga (1296a); Tristan da Cunha (1081-1084); Tunisia (1615); Turkey (3496-3497); Uzbekistan (802, 804); Vatican City (1630)

Motor Vehicles

Mexico (3015); Mongolia (2850); Pitcairn Islands (819a); Russia (7741, 7750, 7752); Tunisia (1615)

Automobiles

Austria (2627); Mexico (3006); Russia (7741, 7760b); Salvador (1755)

Nobel Prize

Marshall Islands (1141b); Vatican City (1628)

Performing Arts

Dance

French Polynesia (1172-1173); Nicaragua (2539d)

Music

Gibraltar (1558); Marshall Islands (1141f); New Caledonia (1208); Nicaragua (2539b); Oman (550, 550a); Spain (4119); Sri Lanka (2009); Surinam (1496a)

Music: Rock Stars

Bangladesh (841)

Movies, Television & Stars

Bangladesh (841); Moldova (915, 916); Serbia (741); Spain (4119); Tunisia (1614)

Theater

Ascension (1169-1172); Norway (1801); Panama (949b); Tristan da Cunha (1077-1080)

Personalized Stamps

Slovakia (742)

Petroleum

Mexico (3012)

Philately

Armenia (1062); Bangladesh (852); Croatia (1005); Israel (2114a); Oman (548-550, 550a); Russia (7729); Spain (4116); Switzerland (1607); United Nations (1141)

Printing

Israel (2101-2102)

Railroads

Austria (2634, B398); Marshall Islands (1137f); Mexico (3004); Mongolia (2850); Panama (950a, 951a); Russia (7730); Spain (4121); Switzerland (1608-1611, 1608a, 1608b, 1609, 1609b, 1611a); Turkey (B313)

Religion

Croatia (1006); Ireland (2102); Israel (2105); Macedonia (705); Marshall Islands (1141k); Mexico (3013); Moldova (910, 912, 917, 918); Oman (550, 550a); Panama (951b); Pitcairn Islands (820a); Poland (4241-4244); Russia (7727, 7733, 7736, 7742, 7753, 7756, 7757); St. Pierre & Miquelon (1031); Salvador (1750-1751); Serbia (748); Singapore (1751, 1755); Slovakia (746); Spain (4122, 4124, 4125); Sri Lanka (2015-2017, 2017a, 2023); Turkey (3492, 3504); United Nations (1142, 1143, 1144a, 1144c, 1144d, 1144f, 1144g, 1144i, 1144j, 1144l); United Nations (Geneva) (627a, 627c, 627d, 627f, 627g, 627i, 627j, 627l); United Nations (Vienna) (594a, 594c, 594d, 594f, 594g, 594i, 594j, 594l); Uzbekistan (803); Vatican City (1628, 1630, 1631, 1632-1633)

Christmas

Canada (2954-2958, 2955a, 2956a, 2957a, 2958a); Macedonia (703); United States (5143-5148, 5143a, 5144a, 5148b)

Popes

Vatican City (1629, 1634)

Science & Technology

Austria (2637); Mexico (3006, 3011, 3017); Panama (950, 951); Serbia (749); Surinam (1496)

Archaeology

Gibraltar (1571); Surinam (1498)

Astronomy

Marshall Islands (1141g); Sri Lanka (2018)

Computers & Mathematics

New Caledonia (1211); Nicaragua (2539a)

Earth Science & Earth Features

Armenia (1061); Gibraltar (1570, 1571, 1572, 1574); Macedonia (712b); Marshall Islands (1137h); New Caledonia (1207); Norway (1799-1800); Serbia (743-744); Spain (4115)

Earth Sciences & Earth Features: Waterfalls

Marshall Islands (1137b, 1138a)

Medicine

French Polynesia (1174); Ireland (2107g, 2114, 2114a); Moldova (914); Panama (951a, 953a); Salvador (1752); Slovakia (743); Surinam (1496c)

Scouting

Panama (950b)

Ships & Watercraft

Bangladesh (840); Israel (2104, 2106, 2106a, 2112, 2114a); Macedonia (711, 712a); Marshall Islands (1134a, 1134b, 1134i, 1135a, 1135b, 1135f, 1136g, 1136i, 1137a, 1137c, 1137d, 1137g, 1137j, 1138i, 1141o, 1141q, 1141t, 1144); Mexico (3004); Moldova (920); New Caledonia (1209, 1212); Oman (550, 550a); Pitcairn Islands (818, 818e, 819-820, 821-824, 824a); Russia (7733, 7741, 7748, 7757, 7759); Spain (4121); Sri Lanka (2025); Tonga (1295a, 1295c); Tonga (Niuafo’ou) (344b, 344c); Tristan da Cunha (1082, 1083, 1084); Tunisia (1613, 1615); United Nations (1142, 1144a, 1144f); United Nations (Geneva) (621, 622, 627a, 627f); United Nations (Vienna) (594a, 594f); Viet Nam (3549-3550, 3551-3552, 3552a)

Space

Marshall Islands (1141c, 1141g, 1141s); Mexico (3004); Moldova (903); Mongolia (2850); Russia (7741)

Sports

Canada (2941-2953, 2947a); Sri Lanka (2025)

Golf

Sri Lanka (2025)

Olympics

Armenia (1063); Croatia (1003); Israel (2110-2112); Moldova (919-920); Serbia (746-748); Slovakia (745, 746); Spain (4128); Tonga (1298-1299); United Nations (1137-1140); United Nations (Geneva) (621-624); United Nations (Vienna) (588-591); Uzbekistan (800-801)

Soccer

Ireland (2123); Russia (7751, 7760); Spain (4123); Turkey (3500-3503)

Stamps On Stamps

Austria (2636); Gibraltar (1575-1579); Mexico (3013); Oman (550, 550a); Poland (4238); Russia (7751a, 7751d); Serbia (745); Spain (4121); Switzerland (1607); Tunisia (1618)

Telecommunications

Austria (2638); Israel (2105); Mexico (3004, 3018); Mongolia (2850); New Caledonia (1211); Oman (550, 550a); Russia (7741)

Textiles

Native Costumes

Bangladesh (840); French Polynesia (1172-1173); Israel (2103); Marshall Islands (1134e, 1136g, 1137b, 1138f, 1141m); Mongolia (2849a, 2849b, 2850); Oman (550, 550a, 563-564, 565a); Singapore (1751, 1753, 1757)

Toys & Games

Israel (2105, 2106, 2106a, 2114, 2114a); Mexico (3000-3001); Nicaragua (2539e); Oman (565b)

United Nations

Gibraltar (1570-1574); Marshall Islands (1142a, 1142b); Mauritius (1149); Spain (4124); Turkey (3504); United Nations (1141, 1142-1144); United Nations (Geneva) (625-627, UX23); United Nations (Vienna) (592-594)

Women

Armenia (1062); Ascension (1172); Austria (2626); Bangladesh (852); British Indian Ocean Territory (454-457, 458, 459, 460); French Polynesia (1171, 1173); Gibraltar (1558); Ireland (2107g, 2107k, 2114, 2114a, 2118); Israel (2103, 2110); Marshall Islands (1134c. 1134h, 1135a, 1135b, 1136e, 1136g, 1138c, 1138d, 1138j, 1141h, 1141m, 1143, 1144); Mexico (3003, 3006, 3104); Moldova (901, 902a, 915, 918, 919); Mongolia (2849a, 2849b); New Caledonia (1211); Nicaragua (2539); Niue (934, 934a); Oman (564); Papua New Guinea (1814, 1815a, 1816); Russia (7730); Serbia (748); Singapore (1748-1749, 1754, 1757); Slovakia (745, 747); Spain (4119, 4121, 4122); Sri Lanka (2012, 2013, 2025); Sweden (2783); Tonga (1296); Tonga (Niuafo’ou) (345); Tristan da Cunha (1078, 1079, 1080, 1084); Turkey (3490-3491); United Nations (1137); United Nations (Geneva) (623, 624); United States (5149-5152); Vatican City (1628, 1630, 1632-1633); Viet Nam (3552, 3552a); Zimbabwe (1223)

Writers & Literature

Ascension (1169-1172); British Indian Ocean Territory (458-461); Ireland (2108); Israel (2116-2118); Nicaragua (2540); Panama (949a); Russia (7730, 7731); Spain (4117, 4126); Uzbekistan (799)

Journalism

Mexico (3015); Russia (7737); Sri Lanka (2011)

Addendum

Unaccompanied minors, such as Mauritius (1057a, 1062b, 1067b), will only appear in By Topic listings that differ from those of the original stamps.

Number changes: To stamps in Nov. 21, 2016 Update, Austria (2626-2630 becomes 2629-2633); in 2017 Catalogue, Egypt (O131 becomes O130).