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By Topic - January 2017

December 31, 2016 07:00 AM

  • This stamp issued June 22, 2016, by the Czech Republic honoring the 450th birth anniversary of Jan Jessenius, physician and professor of anatomy, is included in four categories in the January By Topic listing: Cats (under Fauna, Land Mammals), Birds (under Fauna), Flowers (under Flora), and Medicine (under Science and Technology). The stamp also is a joint issue with Hungary, Poland and Slovakia.

The new stamp-issue listings from the Scott New Issues Update in the Jan. 16, 2017 Linn's Stamp News Monthly Edition fall into the following popular topical collecting areas.

Antarctic & Arctic

Cuba (5625); Iceland (1418)

Architecture

Albania (2983, 2985); Andorra (French) (762); Anguilla (1235); Azerbaijan (1116); Barbados (1264); Belarus (990, 991, 1004, 1007); Belgium (2797, 2799, 2800e); Bhutan (1522, 1525-1526, 1527-1528, 1536-1537); Brazil (3294D-3294E, 3316, 3322, 3324b, 3327, 3333, 3333g, 3336a); Bulgaria (4774); Cayman Islands (1171); Cuba (5682, 5684, 5700, 5720, 5737, 5738, 5740, 5751, 5760-5766, 5768-5770, 5772, 5773, 5774, 5775, 5789, 5823, 5825); Cyprus (1259-1260, 1260a); Czech Republic (3680, 3683-3684); Iraq (1997-1998); Latvia (933, 938, 942, 943, 944); Liechtenstein (1691, 1702, 1705); Malta (1574, 1575-1577, 1578); Nevis (1904-1905, 1906-1908, 1909a); Poland (4250); San Marino (1964-1965, 1967, 1975, 1976, 1978-1980); United Nations (1146, 1147k); United Nations (Geneva) (629k); United Nations (Vienna) (597k)

Bridges

Brazil (3294Df); Cuba (5742, 5796); Czech Republic (3680, 3684); Liechtenstein (1691); Nevis (1904d, 1907d)

Castles

Cuba (5681); Czech Republic (3684); Liechtenstein (1702)

Lighthouses

Brazil (3316g)

Windmills

Albania (2983); Cyprus (1260, 1260a); Latvia (933)

Art

Brazil (3336); Latvia (931); Liechtenstein (1695-1697)

Caricatures, Cartoon Art & Comic Strips

Belgium (2800)

Paintings

Andorra (French) (763); Belgium (2801); Brazil (3324d); Cuba (5670, 5678, 5700, 5735); Czech Republic (3680, 3690, 3692); Iceland (1419-1422); Latvia (931a); Liechtenstein (1691, 1692, 1694); Malta (1574); Nevis (1909-1910); Poland (4254); San Marino (1976)

Pottery, Ceramics & Other Media

Vatican City (1639-1640, 1640a)

Sculpture & Statues

Australia (4520, 4525, 4525a, 4529b); Belgium (2799, 2800a); Brazil (3294Ei, 3321); Bulgaria (4774); Cuba (5664, 5667, 5679, 5680, 5711, 5783-5789, 5823); Cyprus (1255-1258); Czech Republic (3691); Liechtenstein (1693); Nevis (1904-1905)

Aviation

Airplanes, Gliders & Helicopters

Cuba (5733, 5782, 5797, 5821, 5824); Czech Republic (3686b); United Nations (1146)

Parachutes

Brazil (3316b)

Bicycles

Albania (2983); Belgium (2799c); Brazil (3318m, 3318aa); Cuba (5774, 5775); Cyprus (1260, 1260a); Latvia (933-934, 934a, 934b, 939); Liechtenstein (1702)

Children

Bhutan (1524, 1540a, 1540d, 1541, 1548-1549); Brazil (3312a, 3312b, 3313, 3314, 3327-3328); Cuba (5650, 5714, 5735); Cyprus (1259, 1260a); Czech Republic (3689b); Latvia (937a, 942); Liechtenstein (1703-1706); Malta (1574); San Marino (1963c, 1968, 1976, 1978-1980); United Nations (1147a); United Nations (Geneva) (629a); United Nations (Vienna) (597a)

Coins & Currency

Cuba (5702)

Endangered Species

Australia (4537-4548, 4543a, 4547a, 4547b, 4548a); Belgium (2798); Bhutan (1536-1537); Cuba (5642-5648, 5806-5812); United Nations (1145); United Nations (Geneva) (628); United Nations (Vienna) (596)

Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF)

Bhutan (1538-1539)

Europa

Albania (2983); Cyprus (1259-1260, 1260a); Latvia (933-934, 934a, 934b)

Explorers

Australia (4536)

Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology

Bhutan (1538-1539, 1544-1545); Christmas Island (547); Czech Republic (3676); Liechtenstein (1707)

Famous People

Cuba Fidel Castro (5680), Raul Castro (5729), Ernesto “Che” Guevara (5767, 5823)

Royalty

Bhutan (1521-1522, 1539, 1540-1541, 1548-1549); Cuba (5775); Czech Republic (3689); Nevis (1902-1903)

Fauna

Land Mammals

Australia (4524, 4529, 4529a, 4529b, 4538, 4541, 4543a, 4546, 4547a, 4547b, 4549-4552, 4550a, 4551a, 4552a); Belgium (2798a, 2798b, 2798d); Bhutan (1538-1539, 1544-1545); Botswana (979-982, 982a, 988-991, 991a, 991b); Christmas Island (547); Cuba (5624, 5740-5741, 5777, 5793, 5799, 5806-5812); Cyprus (1259, 1260a); Czech Republic (3685, 3692); Latvia (934, 934a, 934b); Liechtenstein (1702); San Marino (1962); United Nations (1145a, 1145b, 1148); United Nations (Geneva) (628c); United Nations (Vienna) (596c)

Land Mammals: Cats

Australia (4539, 4543a, 4544, 4547a, 4547b); Azerbaijan (1117, 1117e); Belgium (2798e); Bhutan (1527-1528, 1538c, 1538h); Botswana (981, 982a); Brazil (3318a, 3319); Bulgaria (4774); Cuba (5664-5670, 5778); Czech Republic (3677, 3685, 3689); United Nations (1145c)

Land Mammals: Dogs

Belgium (2800); Brazil (3312a); Cuba (5622-5628); Liechtenstein (1705); Vatican City (1635)

Land Mammals: Elephants

Australia (4542, 4543a, 4547, 4547a, 4547b); Azerbaijan (1116b); Belgium (2798c); Bhutan (1538e, 1545); Czech Republic (3685)

Land Mammals: Horses

Azerbaijan (1116d); Belarus (1004b); Belgium (2799e); Brazil (3312a, 3317d, 3317j, 3317p, 3317v, 3318l, 3318v, 3329); Cuba (5678, 5700, 5719, 5721, 5772, 5775, 5791); Czech Republic (3685d, 3689); United Nations (1148)

Sea Mammals

Cuba (5780); Nevis (1898-1899)

Birds

Albania (2983, 2985); Australia (4521, 4522, 4526, 4526a, 4527, 4527a, 4529b, 4537, 4543a); Azerbaijan (1116); Bhutan (1522, 1536-1537, 1538f, 1545); Botswana (983-987, 987a); Brazil (3312a); Bulgaria (4772); Cuba (5626, 5642-5648, 5744-5750, 5777, 5778); Cyprus (1259-1260, 1260a); Czech Republic (3676, 3677, 3685, 3688, 3689a); Iceland (1418); Latvia (933, 935-936); Liechtenstein (1702, 1707); San Marino (1976); United Nations (1147o, 1147p); United Nations (Geneva) (628a, 629o, 629p); United Nations (Vienna) (596b, 597o, 597p); Vatican City (1637, 1639)

Insects

Australia (4520, 4525, 4525a, 4529b, 4530-4535, 4535a, 4535b); Belarus (1005)

Insects: Butterflies & Moths

Anguilla (1237); Cuba (5734, 5785)

Fish & Fishing

Australia (4523, 4528, 4528a, 4529b); Bhutan (1538d, 1546a); Cuba (5615-5621, 5779, 5780); Czech Republic (3685); Malta (1568); United Nations (1147n); United Nations (Geneva) (629n); United Nations (Vienna) (597n)

Fish & Fishing: Marine Life

Czech Republic (3685); Iceland (1414-1415)

Fish & Fishing: Shells

Bhutan (1546g); Nevis (1900-1901)

Reptiles & Amphibians

Australia (4521, 4522, 4526, 4526a, 4527, 4527a, 4529b, 4540, 4543, 4543a, 4547a, 4547b, 4548, 4548a); Czech Republic (3681, 3685); United Nations (1147); United Nations (Geneva) (628b, 629); United Nations (Vienna) (596a, 597)

Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Animals

Cuba (5671-5677, 5753-5759)

Fire Fighting

Nevis (1906c)

Flags

Albania (2987, 2988); Anguilla (1238); Australia (4521, 4526, 4526a, 4529b, 4536); Azerbaijan (1116a); Barbados (1264, 1265); Belarus (988, 990, 1007); Belgium (2799, 2800d); Brazil (3317f, 3317t, 3318, 3324a, 3324c, 3329); Bulgaria (4772); Cayman Islands (1170, 1174); Cuba (5678, 5679, 5680, 5684, 5710, 5714, 5721, 5724, 5729, 5771, 5823, 5824); Czech Republic (3678, 3689); Iceland (1418); Latvia (943); Malta (1574); Nevis (1906-1908)

Flora

Bhutan (1544-1545); Liechtenstein (1695-1697)

Flowers

Albania (2984); Andorra (French) (762); Australia (4405-4408, 4448, 4449); Belarus (989, 990, 992-1003, 1005); Belgium (2801a); Bhutan (1521-1522, 1546c); Brazil (3315c, 3322g); Cuba (5680, 5685-5692, 5783, 5813-5820); Czech Republic (3677, 3689); Iceland (1416-1417); Iraq (1999-2003); Latvia (930); Liechtenstein (1702); Nevis (1906); United Nations (1145d); United Nations (Geneva) (628d); United Nations (Vienna) (596d)

Flowers: Orchids

Cuba (5687, 5689); Czech Republic (3681)

Flowers: Roses

Australia (4441, 4443); Brazil (3312); Cuba (5690); Iraq (2000, 2003); Vatican City (1637)

Fruits, Vegetables & Food Crops

Belarus (989, 990, 992-1003); Bhutan (1519-1520); Brazil (3315, 3316d, 3316h, 3322e, 3324d); Latvia (931)

Gems, Minerals & Jewelry

Australia (4450); Brazil (3325b)

Heraldry & Coats of Arms

Andorra (French) (758); Belarus (989, 990, 992-1003, 1006); Cuba (5742); Liechtenstein (1702)

Judaica

Nevis (1897)

Maps & Globes

Albania (2985); Andorra (French) (758); Australia (4447, 4520, 4521, 4524, 4525, 4525a, 4526, 4526a, 4529, 4529a, 4529b, 4536); Belarus (989, 990, 992-1003); Belgium (2799); Bhutan (1523-1524); Brazil (3321, 3324a, 3330); Bulgaria (4772); Cuba (5642-5648, 5727, 5727a, 5775, 5781, 5824); Iraq (2004); Latvia (941); Liechtenstein (1692-1694); Nevis (1904); United Nations (1145, 1146, 1147, 1148); United Nations (Geneva) (628, 629); United Nations (Vienna) (596, 597)

Masks

United Nations (1145); United Nations (Geneva) (628); United Nations (Vienna) (596)

Military

Australia (4520, 4525, 4525a, 4529b); Bhutan (1523a); Brazil (3322f); Cayman Islands (1174); Cuba (5678, 5679, 5681, 5719, 5721, 5735, 5782, 5797, 5824); Czech Republic (3689); Latvia (937b, 944); Malta (1574, 1578); San Marino (1975)

Motor Vehicles

Albania (2985); Cuba (5751, 5782, 5797, 5821, 5824); Czech Republic (3689); Liechtenstein (1702); United Nations (1146)

Automobiles

Brazil (3322, 3328); Cuba (5684, 5760-5766, 5775, 5783, 5789); Czech Republic (3686a); Latvia (941)

Motorcycles

Cuba (5773); Liechtenstein (1698-1701)

Nobel Prize

Albania (2989); Cuba (5731, 5734, 5785, 5789)

Performing Arts

Dance

Andorra (French) (762); Barbados (1263); Bhutan (1536g); Brazil (3320b, 3322g); Cuba (5683, 5712, 5738, 5784, 5788)

Music

Anguilla (1234); Barbados (1261); Belarus (990); Brazil (3316h, 3320a); Cuba (5683, 5701, 5787, 5800-5804); Czech Republic (3673); Latvia (938)

Music: Rock Stars

Cuba (5786)

Movies, Television & Stars

Australia (4510); Cuba (5727, 5727a, 5730, 5784); Iceland (1413)

Theater

Brazil (3322b); Cuba (5738, 5768-5770); Czech Republic (3673)

Entertainers

Belarus (1004a); Czech Republic (3692)

Personalized Stamps

Australia (4405-4408, 4441-4450, 4510); Christmas Island (547); United Nations (1146)

Philately

Albania (2985); Botswana (991b); Brazil (3325); Cuba (5783-5789); Nevis (1904-1905); Poland (4250); United Nations (1148)

Railroads

Belgium (2797); Brazil (3316i); Cuba (5635-5641, 5790-5796); Latvia (937, 942); Nevis (1904c)

Religion

Albania (2989); Andorra (French) (762); Belarus (991); Belgium (2797, 2799); Bhutan (1527-1528, 1546-1547); Brazil (3294Ei, 3316a, 3316c, 3316e, 3316f, 3316i, 3316j, 3321, 3322a, 3322c, 3336b); Bulgaria (4773); Cuba (5700, 5731); Cyprus (1255-1258); Czech Republic (3689a); Latvia (931a); Liechtenstein (1692-1694); Poland (4251, 4253, 4254); San Marino (1964-1965); Vatican City (1635, 1637-1638)

Christmas

Brazil (3312-3314); Iceland (1423-1425, 1423a); Liechtenstein (1703-1706); Malta (1579-1581); San Marino (1978-1980); United States (CVP100); Vatican City (1639-1640, 1640a)

Popes

Cuba (5729); San Marino (1965, 1966-1969); Vatican City (1636)

Science & Technology

Cuba (5740-5741, 5743, 5825); Iceland (1418); San Marino (1971-1974)

Computers & Mathematics

Cuba (5781); San Marino (1970)

Earth Science & Earth Features

Andorra (Spanish) (425); Australia (4523, 4528, 4528a, 4529b); Belgium (2801d); Czech Republic (3687)

Earth Sciences & Earth Features: Waterfalls

Brazil (3316a, 3316d, 3324c); Liechtenstein (1702)

Medicine

Cuba (5751); Czech Republic (3677, 3682)

Ships & Watercraft

Anguilla (1235); Australia (4524, 4529, 4529a, 4529b, 4536); Azerbaijan (1116); Belgium (2797, 2799a, 2799b, 2800c, 2800d); Brazil (3317f, 3317t, 3318c, 3318r, 3318u, 3322d, 3322h, 3324a); Cayman Islands (1170-1174); Cuba (5713, 5722, 5771, 5775, 5797, 5821); Czech Republic (3684); Iceland (1418); Malta (1574); Nevis (1905, 1906b, 1907); Poland (4250)

Space

Australia (4523, 4528, 4528a, 4529b)

Sports

Australia (4520, 4523, 4525, 4525a, 4528, 4528a, 4529b); Bhutan (1542-1543); Brazil (3330); Cuba (5728); Latvia (932, 941)

Baseball

Cuba (5732)

Basketball

Brazil (3318k)

Golf

Brazil (3318ab)

Olympics

Australia (4511); Azerbaijan (1115); Belgium (2799); Brazil (3294D-3294E, 3317-3320, 3333, 3333g, 3334-3335); Cyprus (1255-1258); Czech Republic (3678, 3679); Malta (1569-1572); Nevis (1896-1897)

Soccer

Albania (2982); Brazil (3318w); Cuba (5736); San Marino (1962)

Stamps On Stamps

Albania (2985); Cuba (5775); Czech Republic (3689); Iraq (2004)

Telecommunications

Cuba (5781); San Marino (1970)

Textiles

Iceland (1423-1425, 1423a)

Native Costumes

Andorra (French) (762); Anguilla (1237, 1238); Bhutan (1520, 1521-1522, 1523-1524, 1536g, 1536h, 1539, 1540-1541, 1542-1543, 1548-1549); Brazil (3322g, 3324d); Cuba (5683, 5791)

Toys & Games

Liechtenstein (1704)

Chess

Azerbaijan (1116); Bulgaria (4771)

United Nations

Albania (2987); Bhutan (1523-1524); Czech Republic (3683-3684, 3693); Latvia (943); United Nations (1145, 1146, 1147); United Nations (Geneva) (628, 629); United Nations (Vienna) (595, 596, 597)

Wine

Andorra (Spanish) (425); Australia (4442)

Women

Albania (2989); Andorra (French) (762); Anguilla (1236, 1237, 1239); Australia (4511, 4521, 4523, 4526, 4526a, 4528, 4528a, 4529b); Barbados (1262, 1263); Belgium (2799b, 2801b, 2801e); Bhutan (1521-1522, 1523b, 1523c, 1536h, 1540-1541, 1548-1549); Brazil (3312, 3314, 3317a, 3317e, 3317l, 3317n, 3317u, 3317y, 3318i, 3318p, 3318t, 3318u, 3318y, 3318z, 3318aa, 3318ac, 3322, 3324d, 3330); Cuba (5683, 5710-5711, 5712, 5714, 5715, 5718, 5724, 5725, 5731, 5735, 5738, 5739, 5741, 5775, 5776, 5781, 5784, 5788, 5799, 5802, 5822); Cyprus (1256, 1257, 1259, 1260a); Czech Republic (3673, 3678, 3680, 3689, 3690, 3691); Iraq (1997); Latvia (937a); Liechtenstein (1691, 1695, 1697, 1704, 1705); Malta (1572, 1574); Nevis (1902-1903, 1904-1905); San Marino (1963b, 1970, 1972, 1980); United Nations (1147a); United Nations (Geneva) (629a); United Nations (Vienna) (597a); Vatican City (1637)

Writers & Literature

Albania (2986, 2988); Brazil (3323); Cuba (5650, 5680, 5719-5726, 5734, 5752, 5785, 5789, 5805); Latvia (944); Nevis (1909-1910); Poland (4252); United Nations (1148)

Journalism

Cuba (5723. 5822); Latvia (940)

Addendum

Unaccompanied minors, such as Latvia (868b), will only appear in By Topic listings that differ from those of the original stamps.