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By Topic - February 2019

Feb 1, 2019, 1 PM
Aruba features windsurfing on this stamp issued Sept. 28, 2018, as part of a Water Sports set. This stamp is included in three categories in the February By Topic Listing: Birds (under Fauna); Ships & Watercraft; and Sports.

The new stamp-issue listings from the Scott New Issues Update in the Feb. 18, 2019 Linn's Stamp News Monthly Edition fall into the following popular topical collecting areas.

Antarctic & Arctic

British Antarctic Territory (551-562, 567-570, 571-572)

Architecture

Albania (3018, 3019a); Antigua (3408, 3415, 3428-3431); Australia (4868, 4870a, 4871a, 4871c, 4871d, 4871e, 4873, 4876a, 4886, 4890a, 4891, 4891a); Austria (2767, 2771, 2772, 2774); Belgium (B1187); Brazil (3371, 3378); British Antarctic Territory (567); Curaçao (348); Czech Republic (3766); Ethiopia (1859, 1860, 1861, 1862, 1863-1866, 1868, 1870a); Falkland Islands (1232, 1235); France (5504, 5506a); Germany (3068-3069, 3069a); Grenada Grenadines (3007, 3009); Honduras (C1419); Hong Kong (1954-1957, 1957a, 1965-1969, 1971); Japan (4187b, 4189g, 4190g); Kosovo (368, 369-370, 371, 375-377); Macedonia (788, 791); New Caledonia (1246); Oman (602, 606, 606a); Russia (7946, 7948, 7951, 7952, 7954, 7961, 7966); Slovakia (800); United Nations (1208); Vatican City (1697-1698, 1699); Zambia (1224)

Bridges

Albania (3018-3019, 3019a); Armenia (1150); Azerbaijan (1191-1193); Croatia (1088); Curaçao (348); France (5517, 5518a); Honduras (C1419e, C1419h); Hong Kong (1965-1969); Kosovo (371-373); Russia (7965)

Castles

Czech Republic (3767); Japan (4189a); Russia (7960)

Lighthouses

Australia (4880-4885, 4882a, 4882b, 4882c, 4882d, 4882e, 4885a, 4885b); Brazil (3358); Curaçao (340-345)

Art

Christmas Island (570-573, 573a); France (5524)

Caricatures, Cartoon Art & Comic Strips

Bosnia & Herzegovina (Serb) (600); Japan (4206-4207)

Caricatures, Cartoon Art & Comic Strips: Disney

France (5519)

Children’s Art

Croatia (1087)

Paintings

Antigua (3408-3409); Austria (2773); Brazil (3367, 3377); Japan (4196-4197); Russia (7956)

Pottery, Ceramics & Other Media

Croatia (1092-1093); France (5507-5518, 5518a, 5521); Germany (B1148-B1149, B1149a); Kosovo (380-382); Russia (7950)

Sculpture & Statues

Armenia (1151); Belgium (B1187a); Brazil (3371, 3378a); Burkina Faso (1364-1365); Czech Republic (3767a); France (5524); Gibraltar (1690); Hong Kong (1956, 1957a); Russia (7957, 7958); United Nations (1205); United Nations (Vienna) (630-631); Vatican City (1699)

Aviation

Airplanes, Gliders & Helicopters

Antigua (3419-3420); Azerbaijan (1194c); British Antarctic Territory (566); Dominican Republic (1636-1637); Grenada (4279-4280); Honduras (C1411-C1418, C1419, C1420-C1421); Japan (4206b)

Parachutes

Aruba (608); Christmas Island (568); France (5522)

Bicycles

Brazil (3364); Burkina Faso (1371); Honduras (C1421); Hong Kong (1955, 1957a); United Nations (1202b)

Black Americans

Antigua (3398-3399, 3417-3418, 3431k)

Children

Antigua (3421); Aruba (610, 611, 612); Australia (4871, 4871a, 4871b, 4871c, 4871d, 4871e, 4876, 4876a); Austria (2775); Botswana (1044); Burkina Faso (1371); France (4941); Gibraltar (1683); Grenada Grenadines (3008-3009); Honduras (C1411-C1418); Japan (4189-4190); Kosovo (370); Russia (7945); Slovakia (803); United Nations (1202f); Vatican City (1695)

Endangered Species

Angola (1567)

Europa

Albania (3018-3019, 3019a); Armenia (1150); Azerbaijan (1191-1193); Kosovo (371-373)

Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology

Antigua (3397, 3421, 3432-3433); Christmas Island (566-569, 567a, 568m, 568n, 568o, 568p, 568q, 568r); Cocos Islands (399-402, 402a); Japan (4196-4197); Russia (7960, 7964, 7967, 7968); Vatican City (1695)

Famous People

Antigua Donald Trump (3408-3409), all U.S. Presidents (3428-3431); Grenada Grenadines Mao Zedong (3003-3005); Russia Lenin (7963)

Kennedy

Antigua (3431b)

Reagan

Antigua (3431g)

Royalty

Antigua (3406-3407, 3415-3416, 3419c, 3421, 3422-3423); Australia (4877); Brazil (3367, 3377); Falkland Islands (1234); Gibraltar (1683-1688); Grenada (4273, 4277-4278, 4285-4286); Grenada Grenadines (3007, 3008-3009); Oman (602)

            Royalty: Princess Diana

Grenada (4273)

Fauna

Land Mammals

Andorra (French) (796); Angola (1420, 1421, 1422, 1423, 1424, 1425, 1426, 1427, 1428, 1429, 1430, 1431, 1528, 1529, 1540, 1541, 1542, 1567); Antigua (3432-3433); Aruba (611); Botswana (1048, 1055, 1056, 1057, 1058, 1058a); British Antarctic Territory (571-572); Burkina Faso (1363, 1371); Christmas Island (568a, 568b, 568c, 568e, 568g, 568h, 568m, 568n, 568o, 568q, 568r); Costa Rica (701c); Croatia (1087); Germany (3068-3069, 3069a); Grenada (4289); Grenada Grenadines (3000-3001); Hong Kong (1964); Japan (4189j, 4195a, 4195b, 4195c, 4195d, 4206-4207); Kosovo (373); United Nations (1202g, 1202h)

Land Mammals: Bats

Angola (1432, 1433, 1434, 1435, 1543); Grenada Grenadines (3001a)

Land Mammals: Cats

Angola (1436, 1437, 1438, 1439, 1544); Antigua (3421); Aruba (609); Austria (2775); Brazil (3358); Cayman Islands (1211, 1211a); Christmas Island (568i, 568o); Croatia (1090); Czech Republic (3767); Japan (4187-4188, 4206-4207); Russia (7965)

Land Mammals: Dogs

Angola (1530, 1567); Antigua (3397); Aruba (610); Christmas Island (566, 567a, 568, 568m, 568n, 568o, 568p, 568q, 568r, 569)

Land Mammals: Elephants

Angola (1440, 1441, 1442, 1443, 1545); Japan (4206h)

Land Mammals: Horses

Antigua (3395-3396, 3407); Brazil (3378a); Christmas Island (568k, 568q); Costa Rica (702b); Croatia (1091); Czech Republic (3767a); Hong Kong (1964); Kosovo (373); New Caledonia (1246); Russia (7945, 7960, 7964, 7967, 7968); Vatican City (1697-1698)

Sea Mammals

Angola (1444, 1445, 1446, 1447, 1546); Antigua (3400); Costa Rica (701b); Grenada (4288); Hong Kong (1957, 1957a)

Sea Mammals: Whales

Angola (1448, 1449, 1450, 1451, 1547); Antigua (3400)

Birds

Angola (1452, 1453, 1454, 1455, 1456, 1457, 1458, 1459, 1460, 1461, 1462, 1463, 1464, 1465, 1466, 1467, 1468, 1469, 1470, 1471, 1472, 1473, 1474, 1475, 1476, 1477, 1478, 1479, 1480, 1481, 1482, 1483, 1484, 1485, 1486, 1487, 1488, 1489, 1490, 1491, 1492, 1493, 1494, 1495, 1496, 1497, 1498, 1499, 1531, 1548, 1549, 1550, 1551, 1552, 1553, 1554, 1555, 1556, 1557, 1558, 1559, 1567); Antigua (3424-3425, 3428l); Aruba (603, 605, 606, 608, 614); Botswana (1049, 1050, 1053, 1059, 1061, 1061a); British Antarctic Territory (551-562, 569); Christmas Island (568l, 568r, 570-573, 573a, 574-577, 575a, 576a, 577a); Costa Rica (701a, 702a); Curaçao (348); Czech Republic (3767); Dominican Republic (1636-1637); France (5517, 5518a, 5521); Grenada (4292); Honduras (C1417, C1419j); Japan (4190i, 4206-4207); Kosovo (364-366, 368b); Russia (7952, 7965); Vatican City (1695, 1696a, 1697-1698)

Insects

Angola (1468, 1489, 1552); Antigua (3421, 3426-3427); Belgium (2870); Christmas Island (566, 567a, 568, 568m, 568n, 568o, 568p, 568q, 568r, 569); New Caledonia (1245)

Insects: Butterflies & Moths

Angola (1500, 1501, 1502, 1503, 1560)

Fish & Fishing

Angola (1467, 1504, 1505, 1506, 1507, 1561); Antigua (3410, 3411, 3421); Aruba (612); Botswana (1054, 1060a); Christmas Island (575a); Hong Kong (1955, 1957a)

Fish & Fishing: Marine Life

Antigua (3385-3387, 3404-3405, 3411-3412); Christmas Island (575a, 576a, 577a); Grenada Grenadines (2999-3000)

Fish & Fishing: Shells

Angola (1508, 1509, 1510, 1511, 1562)

Reptiles & Amphibians

Angola (1507, 1512, 1513, 1514, 15154, 1516, 1517, 1518, 1519, 1520, 1521, 1522, 1523, 1563, 1564, 1565, 1567); Antigua (3421); Aruba (613); Ascension (1210-1211); Botswana (1047, 1051, 1052, 1060, 1060a); Cayman Islands (1211, 1211a); Christmas Island (568j, 568p, 575a)

Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Animals

Angola (1524, 1525, 1526, 1527, 1566); Belgium (2871)

Flags

Antigua (3408, 3415-3416, 3422, 3428-3431); Armenia (1151); Australia (4869, 4870a, 4871a, 4871b, 4871d, 4871e, 4874, 4876a); Brazil (3358, 3378); Burkina Faso (1364); Cayman Islands (1211a); Czech Republic (3767); Dominican Republic (1636-1637); Ethiopia (1860, 1870a); Grenada Grenadines (3003-3004); Kosovo (367); Oman (605, 606, 606a); Russia (7946); United Nations (Vienna) (630); United States (CVP108)

Flora

Austria (2776); Burkina Faso (1361, 1362, 1363); Croatia (1087); Denmark (1802, 1804, 1805, 1806a); France (5495-5506, 5506a); Japan (4187e, 4190b)

Flowers

Angola (1500, 1502, 1553, 1560); Antigua (3406e, 3413-3414, 3422-3423, 3426-3427, 3433); Australia (4867-4876, 4870a, 4871a, 4871b, 4871c, 4871d, 4871e, 4876a, 4877, 4878); Bosnia & Herzegovina (Serb) (599); Brazil (3358); Christmas Island (566, 567a, 568, 568m, 568n, 568o, 568p, 568q, 568r, 569); Curaçao (332-339); Czech Republic (3767); France (5508, 5511, 5512, 5518a); Gibraltar (1689-1690); Grenada (4277a, 4282, 4283-4284, 4285a, 4286, 4290); Grenada Grenadines (3001); Hong Kong (1956, 1957a, 1958, 1963); Japan (4188, 4189-4190, 4191-4192, 4193-4194, 4195, 4198, 4199, 4202, 4204-4205, 4206-4207); Russia (7950a, 7950d)

Flowers: Orchids

Angola (1532, 1533, 1534, 1535, 1568)

Flowers: Roses

Christmas Island (568k, 568q); Denmark (1806, 1806a); France (5521, 5524); Japan (4193a, 4193b, 4194a, 4194b)

Fruits, Vegetables & Food Crops

Aruba (613); Belgium (2860-2869); Cayman Islands (1211, 1211a); Ethiopia (1862); France (5505, 5506a); Grenada (4281-4282, 4283-4284, 4287, 4291); Japan (4189d, 4190d, 4191e, 4192d, 4199a, 4206f, 4206i); Vatican City (1695)

Gems, Minerals & Jewelry

Angola (1524, 1525, 1526, 1527, 1566); Croatia (1089); Grenada Grenadines (3005-3006); Slovakia (801)

Heraldry & Coats of Arms

Antigua (3421); Brazil (3358); Cayman Islands (1211, 1211a); Russia (7960)

Judaica

Macedonia (791)

Maps & Globes

Ascension (1210-1211); British Antarctic Territory (571-572); Dominican Republic (1636-1637); Ethiopia (1870a); France (4941, 5523); Grenada (4280); Honduras (C1417); Kosovo (367, 373, 377); Russia (7949); United Nations (1202, 1203, 1204, 1208); United Nations (Geneva) (660); United Nations (Vienna) (629)

Military

Albania (3020); Antigua (3407, 3422-3423); Armenia (1151); Australia (4867-4876, 4870a, 4871a, 4871b, 4871c, 4871d, 4871e, 4876a, 4877, 4878-4879); Azerbaijan (1194); Croatia (1090); Czech Republic (3767); Dominican Republic (1636a, 1636b, 1636g, 1637b, 1637d, 1637e, 1637h); France (5522, 5523, 5524); Gibraltar (1689-1690); Grenada (4285b, 4285c, 4286, 4294); Kosovo (363, 368, 383-384); Russia (7947, 7955, 7958, 7964, 7967, 7968); Slovakia (800)

Motor Vehicles

Azerbaijan (1194b); Bosnia & Herzegovina (Serb) (600); Botswana (1046); British Antarctic Territory (563); Burkina Faso (1362); Czech Republic (3766); Japan (4190); Russia (7947, 7951, 7965); Slovakia (800)

Automobiles

British Antarctic Territory (564); Curaçao (348); Ethiopia (1861); Grenada (4285d, 4294); Honduras (C1419e, C1419h); Hong Kong (1971); Kosovo (369); Russia (7965); Slovakia (800)

Mushrooms

Angola (1536, 1537, 1538, 1539, 1569); Denmark (1803, 1806a); Kosovo (306A, 306B, 306C, 307)

Nobel Prize

Antigua (3430d, 3430f, 3431f, 3431k); Botswana (1045); Germany (3067)

Performing Arts

Dance

Kosovo (359-360)

Music

Antigua (3421); Australia (4890, 4890a, 4895, 4895a); Austria (2774); Belgium (B1187a); Brazil (3370); Burkina Faso (1368, 1369, 1371); Hong Kong (1959-1964); Japan (4202-4203); Russia (7945, 7951); United Nations (1202f, 1203, 1204, 1208); United Nations (Geneva) (660); United Nations (Vienna) (629); Vatican City (1695)

Music: Rock Stars: Elvis

Grenada (4293-4296); Grenada Grenadines (3010)

Movies, Television & Stars

Antigua (3415-3416, 3422-3423); Australia (4877); France (5522); Grenada (4273d, 4285-4286); Grenada Grenadines (3007); Russia (7962); United Nations (1202)

Theater

Belgium (B1187e); Cocos Islands (399-402, 402a); France (5520); Hong Kong (1959-1964); Japan (4202-4203); United Nations (1203, 1208)

Personalized Stamps

Christmas Island (569); United Nations (1202, 1206-1207)

Philately

Hong Kong (1958); Japan (4196-4197); United Nations (1133g, 1203, 1208)

Printing

Russia (7952)

Railroads

Austria (2769); Croatia (1088); Czech Republic (3767); Ethiopia (1862, 1867-1870, 1870a); Hong Kong (1954-1957, 1957a); Japan (4189b); Macedonia (791); Russia (7948, 7965); United Nations (1202)

Religion

Antigua (3409); Austria (2772); Belgium (B1187a, B1187c); Brazil (3371, 3378b); Czech Republic (3767a); Ethiopia (1863-1866); Germany (3066); Honduras (C1419b); Hong Kong (1965-1969); Japan (4189g, 4189h, 4190h); Macedonia (788); Russia (7960, 7961, 7964, 7967, 7968); Slovakia (802); United Nations (1206-1207); Zambia (1224)

Christmas

Australia (4886-4897, 4890a, 4891a, 4893a, 4894a, 4895a, 4896a, 4897a); Austria (2773-2776); Christmas Island (574-577, 575a, 576a, 577a); Germany (3068-3069, 3069a, B1148-B1149, B1149a); Vatican City (1700-1701, 1701a); United States (CVP109)

Popes

Antigua (3408); Vatican City (1697-1698, 1699)

Science & Technology

British Antarctic Territory (563-566); Ethiopia (1862); Germany (3067); Russia (7953, 7954)

Astronomy

Antigua (3401-3403); Grenada (4274)

Computers & Mathematics

Ethiopia (1861)

Earth Science & Earth Features

Armenia (1150); British Antarctic Territory (567-570); Gibraltar (1690); Japan (4189-4190, 4195); Kosovo (331)

Earth Sciences & Earth Features: Waterfalls

Angola (1434); Austria (2770); Japan (4189i); Kosovo (330)

Medicine

France (5525); Kosovo (361)

Service Organizations (Intl.)

Honduras (C1411-C1418)

Ships & Watercraft

Angola (1445); Antigua (3414); Aruba (603-608); Azerbaijan (1194a); Brazil (3367); British Antarctic Territory (563-566); Curaçao (346-348); Ethiopia (1862); Hong Kong (1957, 1957a, 1962); Japan (4190i); Oman (602, 605, 606a); Russia (7951, 7965)

Space

Brazil (3378a)

Sports

Antigua (3398-3399, 3417-3418); Aruba (603-608); Azerbaijan (1196)

Olympics

Bosnia & Herzegovina (Serb) (598); Grenada (4275-4276)

Soccer

Azerbaijan (1195); Bosnia & Herzegovina (Serb) (598h); Brazil (3378); Honduras (C1413); Kosovo (375-377); Macedonia (788-789); Oman (603-606, 606a)

Stamps On Stamps

Antigua (3419); Brazil (3376); Czech Republic (3767); Grenada (4279-4280)

Telecommunications

Burkina Faso (1371); Ethiopia (1861); Russia (7966)

Textiles

Native Costumes

Austria (2775); Faroe Islands (717-718, 718a); Honduras (C1419g); Hong Kong (1959-1964, 1971); Japan (4202-4203); Slovakia (803)

Toys & Games

Japan (4188r, 4206-4207)

United Nations

United Nations (1202, 1203)

Universal Postal Union

Macedonia (792)

Wine

Hong Kong (1956, 1957a); Japan (4190e)

Women

Andorra (French) (797); Antigua (3406-3407, 3408-3409, 3415-3416, 3421a, 3421d, 3422-3423); Aruba (605); Australia (4869, 4870, 4870a, 4871a, 4871b, 4871c, 4871d, 4871e, 4874, 4875, 4876a, 4877, 4879); Belgium (B1187); Bosnia & Herzegovina (Serb) (600); Brazil (3367, 3370); Burkina Faso (1360, 1361, 1365, 1371); Czech Republic (3767); Falkland Islands (1234); Faroe Islands (717, 718a); France (4941, 5473-5494, 5475a, 5478a, 5479a, 5481a, 5481b, 5489a, 5489b, 5489c, 5515, 5518a, 5520, 5523, 5524, 5525, 5538, 5539-5540); Grenada (4273, 4275a, 4275c, 4277-4278, 4285-4286); Grenada Grenadines (3007, 3008c, 3008d); Hong Kong (1959-1964); Japan (4202a, 4202e, 4202e, 4203b, 4203j); Kosovo (359-360, 370); New Caledonia (1245); Russia (7945); United Nations (1202a, 1203); Vatican City (1696b)

Writers & Literature

Antigua (3421); Kosovo (362, 378-379); Russia (7945)

Journalism

Slovakia (800)

Addendum

Unaccompanied minors, such as Russia (7931a), will only appear in By Topic listings that differ from those of the original stamps.

Number changes: To stamps in 2019 Catalogue, Kosovo (307) is deleted.


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