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By Topic - July 2017

June 30, 2017 11:48 AM

  • This stamp issued Nov. 15, 2016, by the United Arab Emirates depicts the world’s oldest natural pearl, estimated to be 7,500 years old. The stamp is included in two categories in the July By Topic listing: Fish & Fishing: Shells; and Gems, Minerals & Jewelry.

The new stamp-issue listings from the Scott New Issues Update in the July 17, 2017 Linn's Stamp News Monthly Edition fall into the following popular topical collecting areas.

Architecture

Iceland (1437); Luxembourg (1462-1463); Saudi Arabia (1444, 1449, 1453); Serbia (750c, 750h, 765e, 766, 777-779, 780, RA71, RA72, RA73, RA76, RA78); Seychelles (905); Sierra Leone (3226-3227); Singapore (1774, 1779, 1779a, 1789, 1790, 1791, 1792, 1793, 1794, 1807, 1809, 1813a, 1816a, 1824, 1827); South Africa (1553e, 1555b, 1564); Sri Lanka (2027, 2033, 2052a, 2053, 2056, 2057, 2063, 2065a, 2066a, 2066b, 2070, 2072, 2073, 2076, 2078); Sweden (2787d, 2787f, 2788); Switzerland (1612, 1626, 1633, 1638a, B783); Tajikistan (450-451, 453, 454, 455); Tanzania (2702, 2706a, 2706b, 2706e, 2707, 2738, 2738A, 2747, 2753, 2754, 2791-2793); Thailand (2892, 2893, 2896, 2898, 2904, 2905, 2911, 2919c, 2919g, 2920-2923); Tonga (1316); Tonga (Niuafo’ou) (361); Trinidad & Tobago (908, 909, 910, 911a, 913-915); Tristan da Cunha (1102b, 1103c); Tunisia (1630); Turkey (3507, 3508, 3509, 3510, 3512, 3513, 3514-3517, 3518, 3519, 3522, 3523, 3524, 3529, 3532, 3535); Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (807); Tuvalu (1364-1365); Ukraine (1054, 1057, 1061, 1064, 1065, 1066a, 1066c, 1069, 1071, 1083, 1089); United Arab Emirates (1149a, 1151, 1151a, 1153, 1157-1158); Uruguay (2570, 2573); Uzbekistan (811, 817b); Viet Nam (3557, 3558a, 3561, 3562)

Bridges

Iceland (1436); Tanzania (2792, 2793); Turkey (3513, 3522, 3524, 3527); Tuvalu (1364); Uzbekistan (811)

Castles

Iceland (1440-1441); Serbia (757); Slovakia (765-766, 766a); Sweden (2796a); Switzerland (1633, 1637, B783a, B786-B787); Thailand (2919b, 2919m); Uruguay (2572); Vatican City (1655-1656)

Lighthouses

Sri Lanka (2065, 2065a, 2066b)

Windmills

South Africa (1553a); Thailand (2919h); Ukraine (1054)

Art

Serbia (765d); Singapore (1780); South Africa (1555); Sweden (2796)

Children’s Art

Serbia (755);

Paintings

Serbia (750a, 750d, 750f, 754, 758-759, 769-770); Slovenia (1219); Surinam (1504); Tanzania (2764-2767); Tristan da Cunha (1101b, 1102b, 1103b, 1103c); Turkey (3529-3534); Tuvalu (1310-1313); Ukraine (1056, 1087, 1088)

Pottery, Ceramics & Other Media

Singapore (1774, 1779a, 1812-1813); Switzerland (1623); Tanzania (2796); Turkey (3525, O346-O349); United Arab Emirates (1148); Uruguay (2569)

Sculpture & Statues

Burundi (757B); Serbia (750, 754, 760, 761-763, 777-779, RA79); Sri Lanka (2029-2032, 2032a, 2034, 2036); Sweden (2788b, 2796b); Syria (1746); Tajikistan (452); Tanzania (2791-2793); Thailand (2892h, 2892j, 2911); Turkey (3505); Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (806); Tuvalu (1364-1365); Ukraine (1089); Uruguay (2573); Uzbekistan (811)

Aviation

Airplanes, Gliders & Helicopters

Sierra Leone (3222-3225); Singapore (1793, 1795, 1826); South Africa (1562); Switzerland (1615)

Zeppelins, Airships & Balloons

Sierra Leone (3223c); Turkey (3511)

Parachutes

Singapore (1795)

Bicycles

Switzerland (1627-1628); Tajikistan (462, 462a); Thailand (2920, 2921); Ukraine (1054); United Arab Emirates (1149-1151, 1151a)

Black Americans

Tuvalu (1361-1362, 1366-1368, 1371-1372)

Children

Burundi (757B); Serbia (RA80); Sierra Leone (3241a); Singapore (1791, 1819, 1820, 1827); Sri Lanka (2022, 2027, 2037, 2066b, 2068a); Surinam (1504e); Switzerland (B784-B785, B785a, B785b); Syria (1753); Tajikistan (451a); Tanzania (2718, 2719f, 2721-2724, 2723a, 2789e, 2789f, 2790e, 2790f, 2794c, 2795b); Tonga (1315); Tristan da Cunha (1101a, 1103c); Ukraine (1034, 1069, 1070, 1083); United Arab Emirates (1149b, 1150, 1151a); Uzbekistan (811, 816c); Vatican City (1652)

Coins & Currency

South Africa (1563)

Endangered Species

South Africa (1556); Tanzania (2779-2782)

Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF)

Tajikistan (465); Tuvalu (1363, 1363e); Ukraine (1085)

Europa

Iceland (1440-1441); Luxembourg (1466-1467); Serbia (756-757); Slovakia (765-766, 766a); Sweden (2796); Switzerland (1637); Ukraine (1054); Vatican City (1655-1656)

Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology

Serbia (767-768); Sierra Leone (3240-3241); Singapore (1762-1766, 1764a, 1764b, 1772-1779, 1779a, 1802, 1806, 1810, 1810a, 1814-1818, 1816a); Sri Lanka (2034); Tajikistan (435, 472); Tanzania (2768, 2796-2797, 2798-2799); Thailand (2894, 2911, 2912); Tonga (1312-1314); Tonga (Niuafo’ou) (359-360, 360a); Ukraine (1083)

Famous People

Royalty

Saudi Arabia (1445, 1446, 1447, 1451b, 1452); Serbia (780); Slovenia (1219); Tanzania (2787-2788, 2789-2790, 2794-2795); Thailand (2896, 2897, 2899, 2906, 2913); Tonga (1315); Tristan da Cunha (1101a, 1102a, 1103a, 1103c); Ukraine (1059); United Arab Emirates (1148)

            Royalty: Princess Diana

Tanzania (2789a, 2790a);

 Fauna

Land Mammals

Iceland (1434); Serbia (759); Sierra Leone (3232d, 3233a, 3233e, 3235, 3240-3241); Singapore (1762-1766, 1764a, 1764b, 1816a); South Africa (1556, 1557b, 1558b, 1558d, 1558f, 1563); Sri Lanka (2022, 2067, 2068a); Sweden (2786, 2786f, 2790b, 2790d, 2790e, 2790f); Switzerland (1629, 1631, 1632, B783a); Syria (1743b, 1743c); Tajikistan (435, 465); Tanzania (2679M-2679N, 2706c, 2708c, 2708e, 2710, 2711, 2722, 2746a, 2746b, 2748, 2749a, 2756c, 2756d, 2756e, 2762, 2766, 2768, 2779-2782, 2783, 2785); Thailand (2911, 2912d, 2912e, 2912g); Turkey (3505); Tuvalu (1363, 1363e, 1369, 1369e); Ukraine (1066, 1085, 1086); Uruguay (2572); Vatican City (1652)

Land Mammals: Bats

Ukraine (1085)

Land Mammals: Cats

Iceland (1435); Nigeria (879B-879E); Serbia (765c, 767-768); Sierra Leone (3228-3231, 3233d, 3235); Singapore (1760, 1813a, 1821); Sri Lanka (2022, 2029-2032, 2032a, 2034, 2054); Surinam (1504b, 1504d); Sweden (2790a, 2790f); Switzerland (1630, 1634); Syria (1743a); Tajikistan (465, 469-471, 471a); Tanzania (2708a, 2708e, 2709, 2710A, 2756b, 2756c, 2757, 2791c); Thailand (2911, 2912c, 2919b, 2919m); Turkey (3505); Ukraine (1071); Uzbekistan (812)

Land Mammals: Dogs

Serbia (755, 767-768); Sweden (2790c, 2790f); Tanzania (2746d, 2779d); Thailand (2911); Viet Nam (3563)

Land Mammals: Elephants

Sierra Leone (3232b); South Africa (1558b); Sri Lanka (2035, 2066b); Tanzania (2708b, 2709A, 2756a, 2783a); Thailand (2911, 2912f)

Land Mammals: Horses

Iceland (1438); Serbia (767-768, 777, 779, 780); South Africa (1557a); Sri Lanka (2051, 2052a, 2060, 2066a, 2066b); Sweden (2790, 2791); Tanzania (2749b); Thailand (2911); Ukraine (1066); Uruguay (2566d)

Sea Mammals

Tanzania (2743c, 2743f); Tonga (1305, 1310); Tonga (Niuafo’ou) (350, 352); Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (804)

Sea Mammals: Whales

South Africa (1558c); Tanzania (2743d); Tonga (1303); Tonga (Niuafo’ou) (351, 357)

Birds

Serbia (764, 767-768, 773); Sierra Leone (3233); Singapore (1778, 1779a, 1796-1799, 1808, 1814-1818, 1816a); South Africa (1554, 1558c, 1558e); Sri Lanka (2037, 2050, 2052a, 2068, 2068a, 2074); Surinam (1506); Syria (1751); Tajikistan (468, 472); Tanzania (2722, 2746, 2747, 2749, 2758-2759, 2760-2761, 2769-2770, 2771-2774, 2780b, 2796-2797); Thailand (2911, 2912h); Tokelau (469-472, 472a); Tonga (1301, 1302, 1306, 1308, 1312-1314); Tonga (Niuafo’ou) (347, 353, 356, 358, 359-360, 360a); Trinidad & Tobago (902-902A, 902Ab); Tristan da Cunha (1103c); Tunisia (1632); Turkey (3519b, 3527); Tuvalu (1367, 1368a); Ukraine (1054, 1059, 1061, 1064, 1083); United Arab Emirates (1159); Uzbekistan (811, 813, 814, 815); Vatican City (1653); Viet Nam (3558, 3558a)

Insects

Tajikistan (466)

Insects: Butterflies & Moths

Sri Lanka (2037); Sweden (2794-2795); Uruguay (2571)

Fish & Fishing

Ascension (1177-1188); Singapore (1773, 1779a, 1802, 1810, 1810a); South Africa (1554b, 1558c); Tanzania (2743a, 2743b, 2743e, 2744c, 2744d, 2745b); Tonga (1304, 1307, 1309, 1311, 1315c); Tonga (Niuafo’ou) (348, 354, 355); Tuvalu (1363, 1363e)

Fish & Fishing: Marine Life

Tanzania (2706f, 2744b, 2744c, 2744e, 2745, 2745e); Tonga (1300, 1309); Tonga (Niuafo’ou) (349); Tristan da Cunha (1103c); Tuvalu (1363e)

Fish & Fishing: Shells

Tanzania (2744f); Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (805-807); United Arab Emirates (1154-1155)

Reptiles & Amphibians

Serbia (764, 767-768); Singapore (1770, 1775, 1777, 1779a); Tajikistan (466); Tanzania (2705, 2744a, 2775-2778, 2779b, 2780, 2781b2782); Thailand (2911)

Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Animals

Ukraine (1086a)

Fire Fighting

Singapore (1825, 1827); Ukraine (1079-1081)

Flags

Burundi (757B); Saudi Arabia (1449, 1452); Serbia (772, 780, RA77); Seychelles (905); Singapore (1789-1795); South Africa (1556); Swaziland (814, 816, 818); Switzerland (1617, 1633, B786-B787); Syria (1745, 1755); Tajikistan (458, 467); Tanzania (2736, 2737, 2738, 2738A, 2765); Thailand (2919b, 2919h, 2919i, 2919k, 2919l, 2919m, 2921, 2922); Trinidad & Tobago (901Ab, 902Ab); Tristan da Cunha (1103c); Turkey (3513, 3514, 3518, 3521, 3527, 3528, 3535); Tuvalu (1366-1368); Ukraine (1062, 1089); United Arab Emirates (1156, 1157-1158); Uzbekistan (811)

Flora

Sierra Leone (3232c, 3233, 3235); Sweden (2796); Syria (1749, 1750, 1752); Tanzania (2706f, 2736, 2737); Ukraine (1026-1027, 1026a, 1026b); United Arab Emirates (1148); United States (5202); Uruguay (2568); Uzbekistan (811)

Flowers

Serbia (764a-764d); Sierra Leone (3216-3217); Singapore (1764b, 1772, 1774, 1776, 1779a, 1801, 1802, 1810, 1810a, 1813a); Sri Lanka (2037, 2038-2049, 2045a, 2049a); Surinam (1505); Sweden (2793d, 2793f, 2794-2795); Switzerland (B783b); Tajikistan (456, 466); Tanzania (2748, 2749); Tonga (Niuafo’ou) (360, 360a); Trinidad & Tobago (901-901A, 901Ab); Turkey (3520, 3530, 3531, 3533, 3534); Tuvalu (1369f); Uganda (2151-2152); Ukraine (1034, 1056, 1066b, 1068); United States (5201); Uruguay (2568, 2569d, 2571b)

Flowers: Orchids

Singapore (1789, 1790, 1791, 1792, 1793, 1794, 1800); Thailand (2915)

Flowers: Roses

Thailand (2895, 2906); Turkey (O340-O345)

Fruits, Vegetables & Food Crops

Serbia (782); Sierra Leone (3241a); South Africa (1558a); Sweden (2790b, 2790f, 2793c, 2793f); Syria (1751, 1752); Tajikistan (459); Tanzania (2746, 2747, 2762-2763); Turkey (3519c, 3525); Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (805, 807); Ukraine (1068, 1072-1075); United States (5201);  Uzbekistan (811)

Gems, Minerals & Jewelry

United Arab Emirates (1154-1155)

Heraldry & Coats of Arms

Sierra Leone (3216-3217); Switzerland (1636, B783a); Tanzania (2765); Thailand (2919b, 2919e); Tuvalu (1368b); Ukraine (1064, 1066)

Holograms & 3-D

Nigeria (827A, 879B-879E)

Judaica

Ukraine (1068-1071, 1077)

Maps & Globes

Burundi (757B); Saudi Arabia (1448, 1450); Serbia (780); Singapore (1764b, 1778, 1779a); South Africa (1562); Sri Lanka (2032a, 2034, 2064a, 2065a, 2066a, 2072, 2074); Swaziland (814); Syria (1745, 1747, 1749); Tanzania (2736, 2737, 2791, 2792); Thailand (2919a, 2919g); Trinidad & Tobago (912); Turkey (3518, 3522, 3526); Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (805); Tuvalu (1364); United Arab Emirates (1152); Uruguay (2569e); Uzbekistan (817)

Military

Luxembourg (1462, 1464-1465); Serbia (753, 754, 760, 780); Sierra Leone (3222-3225); Singapore (1793, 1795, 1822, 1823, 1826, 1827); Sri Lanka (2057, 2066a, 2066b); Syria (1745); Tanzania (2735, 2753, 2754a, 2754f); Thailand (2900); Trinidad & Tobago (913-915); Turkey (3521, 3522, 3527, 3528); Tuvalu (1366); Ukraine (1062, 1089); United Arab Emirates (1153); Uruguay (2565); Uzbekistan (811g)

Motor Vehicles

Singapore (1822, 1823, 1825, 1826); South Africa (1559); Sri Lanka (2066b, 2075); Tajikistan (450-451); Tanzania (2738, 2738A); Thailand (2920-2923); Ukraine (1079-1081); Uruguay (2564);

Automobiles

Singapore (1824); Thailand (2920, 2921, 2922); Uruguay (2564); Uzbekistan (811d)

Motorcycles

Singapore (1791); Thailand (2921); Ukraine (1082)

 Nobel Prize

Serbia (776); Tuvalu (1366-1368)

Performing Arts

Dance

Singapore (1781); Sri Lanka (2028); Tanzania (2719c, 2719d, 2720); Ukraine (1068)

Music

Luxembourg (1464); Serbia (765h); Singapore (1783); Switzerland (1616, 1633); Syria (1744, 1746a, 1748); Thailand (2901); Ukraine (1068); Uzbekistan (811); Vatican City (1650); Viet Nam (3559-3562)

Movies, Television & Stars

Canada (2991, 2991a); Serbia (774); South Africa (1557b); Sweden (2793e, 2793f); Switzerland (1634); Tuvalu (1371-1372); Ukraine (1061, 1078)

Theater

Serbia (751-752); Singapore (1782); South Africa (1557); Sweden (2788); Tajikistan (454); Tanzania (2798-2799)

Personalized Stamps

Ukraine (1060, 1084)

Philately

Saudi Arabia (1450); Serbia (756-757); Singapore (1764a, 1764b, 1816a); Switzerland (B783); Tajikistan (468); Tanzania (2791-2793); Tuvalu (1364-1365)

Railroads

Sierra Leone (3226-3227); Switzerland (1612, 1635); Tanzania (2791a); Thailand (2920-2923); Tuvalu (1364b); Ukraine (1065); Uzbekistan (811e)

Red Cross

Serbia (766, RA72, RA78); Tajikistan (450-451); Thailand (2906)

Religion

Saudi Arabia (1444, 1453); Serbia (750, 769-770, 778, RA73, RA79); Seychelles (905); Singapore (1804, 1805, 1808, 1809); Sri Lanka (2029-2032, 2032a, 2036, 2070); Switzerland (1624); Tanzania (2702, 2791b); Thailand (2892, 2911, 2915-2918); Turkey (3515, 3516, 3517, 3518, 3524, 3529, 3532); Ukraine (1064, 1066c); Uzbekistan (811b); Vatican City (1651, 1652, 1653-1654, 1655-1656)

Christmas

Serbia (758-759); Singapore (1803, 1807, 1811, 1811a); Sri Lanka (2067-2068, 2068a); Sweden (2789-2790, 2790f); Switzerland (1618-1621, 1621a); Tanzania (2764-2767); Tonga (1316); Tonga (Niuafo’ou) (361); Tuvalu (1310-1313)

Popes

Sierra Leone (3216-3217); Vatican City (1650)

Science & Technology

Serbia (775-776); Slovakia (764); Sri Lanka (2053, 2075); Sweden (2788a); Switzerland (1615); Syria (1751, 1754); Tajikistan (467); Turkey (3526); Ukraine (1055); Uruguay (2569a, 2569f); Uzbekistan (811)

Archaeology

South Africa (1553j); Sri Lanka (2036); Syria (1746); Tanzania (2751, 2752, 2754c, 2754d, 2754e, 2755); Turkey (3510); Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (806)

Astronomy

Sierra Leone (3236-3237); Sweden (2787, 2787f); Tanzania (2750); Uruguay (2569e); Vatican City (1655)

Computers & Mathematics

Serbia (775); Sweden (2793d, 2793f); Trinidad & Tobago (911c); Tunisia (1631-1632)

Earth Science & Earth Features

Iceland (1439); Sierra Leone (3232, 3233); Singapore (1813a); South Africa (1553, 1558, 1560); Sri Lanka (2058, 2059, 2061, 2062, 2064, 2064a, 2065a, 2066, 2066a, 2066b); Switzerland (1617, 1625-1626, 1638); Tanzania (2784, 2786); Tuvalu (1369-1370); Ukraine (1087); Uzbekistan (817a)

Earth Sciences & Earth Features: Waterfalls

Sierra Leone (3234); Sri Lanka (2032a, 2055, 2064a, 2066b); Tanzania (2784c); Turkey (3509); Ukraine (1061)

Medicine

Serbia (766); South Africa (1559, 1561, 1564f); Switzerland (1622); Tanzania (2721, 2738)

Scouting

Singapore (1819); Sri Lanka (2022)

Service Organizations (Intl.)

Singapore (1821); Sri Lanka (2054)

Ships & Watercraft

Serbia (772); Singapore (1773, 1774, 1776, 1779a, 1788, 1820, 1826); South Africa (1560b); Sri Lanka (2052, 2052a); Tanzania (2706e, 2754a); Tristan da Cunha (1101b, 1103b, 1103c); Tunisia (1630); Turkey (3529); Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (806); Ukraine (1062); Uruguay (2564, 2566b); Viet Nam (3558, 3558a)

Space

Canada (2991, 2991a); Sri Lanka (2071); Tajikistan (456, 457, 459)

Sports

Nigeria (879B-879E); Serbia (RA75); Singapore (1760-1761); Sri Lanka (2069); Tuvalu (1361-1362); Ukraine (1082); United Arab Emirates (1149-1151, 1151a); Uzbekistan (811a); Viet Nam (3557-3558, 3558a)

Olympics

Serbia (RA77); Singapore (1785-1788); Sri Lanka (2029-2032, 2032a); Syria (1755); Tajikistan (460-462, 462a); Ukraine (1063); Uruguay (2566); Uzbekistan (811)

Soccer

Nigeria (879B-879E); Saudi Arabia (1443); Tajikistan (460, 462a); Thailand (2919); Ukraine (1058)

Stamps On Stamps

Serbia (756-757); United Arab Emirates (1152)

Telecommunications

Sri Lanka (2071); Sweden (2793c, 2793f); Tajikistan (457, 459); Trinidad & Tobago (911c)

Textiles

Sweden (2793e, 2793f); Ukraine (1071, 1088); Uzbekistan (811)

Native Costumes

Iceland (1433); Singapore (1764a, 1813a); Sri Lanka (2028, 2037); Switzerland (1633); Tanzania (2715-2720); Thailand (2907-2910, 2914); Turkey (3533); Ukraine (1034, 1088); United Arab Emirates (1149b, 1150, 1151a, 1156); Uruguay (2570); Uzbekistan (816); Viet Nam (3559-3562)

Toys & Games

Serbia (RA80); Singapore (1767-1771); Sri Lanka (2037); Switzerland (B784, B785a, B785b); Tanzania (2703, 2706d)

Chess

Syria (1748); Tajikistan (463, 464)

United Nations

Sierra Leone (3236-3237); Sri Lanka (2072); Tanzania (2762-2763); Trinidad & Tobago (912); Turkey (3525); Viet Nam (3559-3562)

Universal Postal Union

Syria (1747, 1757); Turkey (3523)

Wine

South Africa (1558a)

Women

Burundi (757B); Iceland (1436-1437); Serbia (751, 765e, 774, 776); Singapore (1764a, 1772, 1774, 1776, 1779a, 1781, 1782, 1786, 1790, 1791, 1792, 1793, 1795, 1813a, 1822); Slovenia (1219); South Africa (1555i, 1559, 1564j); Sri Lanka (2027, 2037, 2068a, 2071); Sweden (2788); Switzerland (1633, B785, B785a, B785b); Syria (1748, 1749, 1752, 1753); Tajikistan (451a); Tanzania (2715, 2716, 2717, 2719, 2720, 2721-2724, 2723a, 2787-2788, 2789a, 2789c, 2789d, 2790a, 2790c, 2790d, 2791-2793, 2794b, 2795); Thailand (2899, 2906, 2912, 2913); Tonga (1315); Trinidad & Tobago (911a, 911b); Tristan da Cunha (1101a, 1102a, 1103a, 1103c); Tunisia (1628); Turkey (3535); Tuvalu (1364-1365, 1366d, 1371-1372); Ukraine (1056, 1059, 1063, 1068, 1069, 1086b, 1088); Uruguay (2569, 2572); Uzbekistan (811, 816b, 816d); Viet Nam (3558, 3558a, 3559-3562)

Writers & Literature

Serbia (764, 765a); Sweden (2791, 2792); Thailand (2914); Turkey (3506-3507); Ukraine (1057, 1076); United States (5202); Uruguay (2570, 2572); Viet Nam (3563)

Addendum

Unaccompanied minors, such as Serbia (660b, 660c, 660d), will only appear in By Topic listings that differ from those of the original stamps.

Number changes: To stamps in 2018 Catal