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By Topic – February 2020

Jan 31, 2020, 1 PM
Nigeria was among the many postal administrations that issued stamps in 2019 honoring the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. This stamp issued Oct. 2, 2019, by Nigeria is included in three categories in the February By Topic Listing: Famous People, Holograms & 3-D and Textiles.

The new stamp-issue listings from the Scott New Issues Update in the Feb. 17, 2020 Linn's Stamp News Monthly Edition fall into the following popular topical collecting areas.

Architecture

Aitutaki (663, 666); Antigua (3553-3554); Azerbaijan (1226, 1238); Belarus (1138, 1146, 1148, 1151, 1152, 1159, 1160, 1160a, 1161); Benin (1054E, 1054F, 1343, 1424, C289D, C371, C510, C651); Bolivia (1314C, 1366A, 1440A, 1607A, 1617A, 1636A, 1637, 1641A); Brazil (3379, 3386, 3387, 3390, 3392b, 3393, 3400, 3414); Canada (3204, 3204a); Cook Islands (1592a, 1595, 1596-1597, 1601c,1630c, 1630d); Kazakhstan (892); Libya (1839); Mauritius (1199, 1199a); Mongolia (2920); Nevis (1992, 1993); Salvador (1781, 1794, 1795b, 1795d, 1797); Senegal (1723, 1731, 1734, 1744, 1745); Togo (2087-2088); Vatican City (1728-1729, 1731, 1731a)

Bridges

Belarus (1151); Benin (1054E); Brazil (3387); Senegal (1733)

Castles

Aitutaki (665)

Lighthouses

Salvador (1793)

Art

Brazil (3390); Bulgaria (4918); Salvador (1797c); Vatican City (1727)

Paintings

Belarus (1161); Benin (C372, C372a, C383A, C427, C438, C520, C551); Brazil (3388); Cook Islands (1593, 1600-1601); French Polynesia (1238-1239); Nevis (1982-1983); Vatican City (1728-1729)

Pottery, Ceramics & Other Media

Brazil (3392); Cook Islands (1638); Vatican City (1730-1731, 1731a)

Sculpture & Statues

Belarus (1151, 1152); Benin (Q9A); Bolivia (1314C, 1440A); Cook Islands (1597, 1630e); Mongolia (2916); Nevis (1991-1993); Salvador (1789, 1795b, 1795d); Senegal (1733); Togo (2087)

Aviation

Airplanes, Gliders & Helicopters

Mongolia (2916)

Zeppelins, Airships & Balloons

Brazil (3385)

Children

Aitutaki (665a); Benin (446C, 1425, 1449, C551); Bolivia (1626A, 1647A); Brazil (3385); Cook Islands (1595); Libya (1837); Mongolia (2919, 2920); Nevis (1991c, 1993, 1997a, 1997d); Salvador (1788)

Coins & Currency

Azerbaijan (1238); Belarus (1158-1160, 1160a)

Endangered Species

Bolivia (1560A, 1612A, 1615A, 1645A, 1646A)

Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF)

Aitutaki (682-687)

Europa

Azerbaijan (1235-1237, 1236a); Belarus (1139-1140, 1140a)

Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology

Aitutaki (667-668, 688-689); Belarus (1157); Bhutan (1608); Brazil (3401-3405); Cook Islands (1598-1599, 1636-1639)

Famous People

Argentina Mohandas K. Gandhi (2895); Brazil Mohandas K. Gandhi (3380); Bulgaria Mohandas K. Gandhi (4913); Mauritius Mohandas K. Gandhi (1201); Mongolia Mohandas K. Gandhi (2918); Nigeria Mohandas K. Gandhi (894-896)

Royalty

Aitutaki (665-666); Bahrain (755); Bhutan (1608b); Brazil (3386, 3422); British Indian Ocean Territory (489-492); Cook Islands (1593, 1595, 1596-1597); Nevis (1991-1993, 1997); Tokelau (509-512, 512a)

Fauna

Land Mammals

Aitutaki (667-668, 682-687, 688-689); Andorra (French) (813); Argentina (2872, 2878); Australia (5039, 5042a); Belarus (1154, 1155, 1156a, 1158, 1160a); Benin (1412, 1427, 1428, C520, Q11A); Bolivia (1641A, 1643A); Brazil (3384z, 3401, 3402); Canada (3199a, 3200, 3200a, 3201, 3201); Cook Islands (1598-1599, 1600b, 1636-1639); Libya (1838); Mauritius (1199a); Nevis (1982b); Senegal (1742, 1747); Vatican City (1731, 1731a)

Land Mammals: Cats

Belarus (1146, 1155, 1156a, 1157); Benin (726, 1346); Bolivia (1607A); Brazil (3379, 3384p, 3384q, 3384r, 3384s, 3384t, 3384u, 3384v, 3384w, 3384x, 3384y, 3405); Nevis (1992, 1993, 1998-1999); Senegal (1742, 1747)

Land Mammals: Dogs

Brazil (3384a, 3384b, 3384c, 3384d, 3384e, 3384f, 3384g, 3384h, 3384i, 3384j, 3384k, 3384l, 3384m, 3384n, 3384o)

Land Mammals: Horses

Argentina (2896); Australia (5039, 5042a); Belarus (1157); Benin (1343); Bolivia (1643A, 1649A); Cook Islands (1597); Mongolia (2916)

Sea Mammals

Nevis (1995-1996)

Birds

Aitutaki (663c, 664, 669-681, 674a, 680a, 682-687, 690-694, 694e, 695-699, 699e); Azerbaijan (1235-1237, 1236a); Belarus (1139-1140, 1140a); Belize (1248a); Benin (1409, 1410, C551); Bolivia (1331A, 1332A, 1333A, 1334A, 1338A, 1339A, 1606A, 1612A, 1615A, 1644A, 1645A, 1646A, 1648A); Brazil (3379, 3384ab, 3384ac, 3384ad, 3390); Canada (3199c, 3203, 3203a); Cook Islands (1594, 1602-1627, 1607a, 1613a, 1620a, 1626a, 1628-1629, 1632, 1633, 1634, 1640-1649, 1644e, 1649e, 1650-1659, 1654e, 1659e); Dominican Republic (1655-1656, 1658); French Polynesia (1238-1239); Iraq (2065-2068); Libya (1838); Malawi (904-910); Mauritius (1199a, 1200); Nevis (1984, 1987-1988); Nigeria (896); Salvador (1789, 1790, 1792); Senegal (1742); Togo (2087); Vatican City (1726, 1730, 1731a)

Insects

Belarus (1142-1144, 1144a); Benin (1207A-1207G, 1354)

Insects: Butterflies & Moths

Aitutaki (663d); Andorra (French) (812); Antigua (3552a, 3552e); Dominican Republic (1655-1656); Libya (1838)

Fish & Fishing

Aitutaki (679, 680a, 681k); Brazil (3384aa); Dominican Republic (1655-1656); French Polynesia (1235-1237, 1237a, 1239); Nevis (1989-1990)

Fish & Fishing: Marine Life

Brazil (3404); Cook Islands (1628e); Dominican Republic (1655-1656); French Polynesia (1236, 1237, 1237a); Nevis (1989-1990)

Fish & Fishing: Shells

Aitutaki (663d); Australia (5039, 5042, 5042a); Cook Islands (1592d)

Reptiles & Amphibians

St. Helena (1156-1159)

Other Terrestrial Life

Brazil (3396b)

Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Animals

Benin (C443)

Fire Fighting

Benin (1343)

Flags

Aitutaki (665); Argentina (2897, 2899); Ascension (1218, 1219); Bahrain (755); Belarus (1147, 1148); Belize (1246, 1248); Benin (594A, Q9A, Q23); Bermuda (1164-1165); Bhutan (1608); Bolivia (1606A, 1607A, 1636A); Brazil (3387, 3414); Bulgaria (4916-4917); Cook Islands (1633a, 1634); Mauritius (1199a); Mongolia (2915, 2916, 2919, 2920); Nevis (1987-1988, 1997); Nigeria (896); Salvador (1786); Senegal (1723, 1736); Togo (2005, 2006)

Flora

Argentina (2872); Bahamas (1505); Belarus (1141); Bolivia (1564A); Brazil (3396b); Mauritius (1197)

Flowers

Aitutaki (663a, 665-666, 667-669, 688-689); Andorra (French) (812); Antigua (3553-3554); Australia (5039, 5042, 5042a); Bahamas (1491, 1492, 1493, 1494, 1496, 1497, 1498, 1499, 1500, 1501, 1502, 1503, 1504); Belize (1247, 1248); Benin (929, 1339); Bolivia (1643A); Brazil (3361, 3385); British Indian Ocean Territory (490, 492); Cook Islands (1592c, 1592d, 1596a, 1599, 1601d, 1628-1629, 1637, 1639, 1655, 1656, 1657, 1658, 1659, 1659e); Nevis (1984, 1985-1986, 1992); Vatican City (1730, 1731a)

Flowers: Orchids

Bahamas (1495, 1506); Benin (1337); Nevis (1998-1999)

Flowers: Roses

Antigua (3552)

Fruits, Vegetables & Food Crops

Australia (5039, 5042a); Belarus (1157); Benin (Q19); Bolivia (1544A-1544B); Brazil (3379); Canada (3199c, 3203, 3203a); Cook Islands (1601e); Dominican Republic (1658)

Gems, Minerals & Jewelry

Zaire (1637)

Heraldry & Coats of Arms

Belarus (1146, 1151, 1152, 1157); Bolivia (1643A); Mauritius (1199a)

Holograms & 3-D

Nigeria (894)

Judaica

Canada (3205, 3205a)

Maps & Globes

Andorra (French) (815); Argentina (2896); Azerbaijan (1231b); Belarus (1147, 1148, 1157, 1160, 1160a); Benin (594A, 1012, 1407, 1447, 1450); Bolivia (1606A, 1607A, 1648A); Brazil (3373); Libya (1837e, 1838); Mauritius (1198, 1199a); Mongolia (2915, 2917); Nevis (1987a); Salvador (1789); Senegal (1723, 1729, 1736, 1741, 1747)

Military

Aitutaki (665a, 666); Azerbaijan (1231); Belarus (1145, 1153); Benin (1335, C429A); Bolivia (1440A, 1649A); British Indian Ocean Territory (489-492); Canada (3204, 3204a); Cook Islands (1596-1597, 1635c); Mongolia (2916); Salvador (1794); Senegal (1744)

Motor Vehicles

Belarus (1145, 1153); Benin (C657); Brazil (3424b, 3423c); Libya (1837a, 1837b, 1837c, 1838); Mongolia (2916)

Automobiles

Brazil (3424a); Mongolia (2920)

Motorcycles

Brazil (3424d)

Mushrooms

Benin (1342); Brazil (3416)

Nobel Prize

Brazil (3395); Senegal (1726-1727)

Performing Arts

Dance

Benin (690C, 1404, Q13A); Brazil (3368); Canada (3199b, 3202, 3202a)

Music

Belarus (1138, 1149-1150, 1150a, 1154, 1156a, 1160a); Benin (C655, C657, Q13A); Bolivia (1316A); Brazil (3392-3394, 3418, 3421); Cook Islands (1601e); Nevis (1994)

Music: Rock Stars

Brazil (3413)

Movies, Television & Stars

Aitutaki (665-666); Brazil (3389); British Indian Ocean Territory (489-492); Cook Islands (1596-1597); Dominican Republic (1657); Nevis (1997)

Theater

Belarus (1138, 1146); Salvador (1797b)

Philately

Aitutaki (664); Antigua (3553-3554); Benin (C651); Bolivia (1314C, 1643A); Brazil (3414); Bulgaria (4920); Cook Islands (1594, 1632); Libya (1839); Nevis (1998-1999); Senegal (1729)

Railroads

Argentina (2897-2899); Benin (Q13B); Mauritius (1203); Senegal (1731)

Religion

Aitutaki (663); Andorra (French) (814); Antigua (3553-3554); Belarus (1146, 1151, 1152, 1154, 1156, 1156a, 1157); Benin (Q16C, Q16D); Bolivia (1273A, 1314Ce, 1637); Brazil (3359, 3379, 3387); British Indian Ocean Territory (489); Cook Islands (1592); Salvador (1788-1791, 1797); Vatican City (1726)

Christmas

Australia (5039-5043, 5042a); Belarus (1155, 1a56a); Benin (C383A, C427, C438, C520); Bolivia (1639A); Brazil (3368, 3392-3394); Canada (3199-3203, 3200a, 3201a, 3202a, 3203a); Cook Islands (1600-1601); Vatican City (1730-1731, 1731a)

Popes

Benin (929); Bolivia (1377A, 1617A); Mauritius (1200); Vatican City (1728-1729)

Science & Technology

Benin (Q12B); Bhutan (1608); Bolivia (1440A); Brazil (3396, 3417); Bulgaria (4912); Cook Islands (1628c, 1628d); Mauritius (1197)

Astronomy

Benin (C349A); Bolivia (1603A); Brazil (3401-3405, 3415)

Computers & Mathematics

Brazil (3381-3383)

Earth Science & Earth Features

Argentina (2872, 2878, 2879, 2880); Belarus (1161); Belize (1247, 1248); Bolivia (1354A, 1600A, 1617A, 1640A, 1641A, 1648A); Brazil (3398-3399); Cook Islands (1630-1631); Salvador (1797d)

Earth Sciences & Earth Features: Waterfalls

Bolivia (1367A); Salvador (1797a)

Medicine

Belarus (1141); Benin (1012); Brazil (3400); Bulgaria (4911)

Scouting

Benin (446C); Bolivia (1643A)

Service Organizations (Intl.)

Benin (1407, 1447, 1450)

Ships & Watercraft

Belize (1246, 1248); Benin (1341); Bermuda (1164-1165); Brazil (3359); Bulgaria (4916-4917); Cook Islands (1630b, 1630c, 1635c); French Polynesia (1240, 1240a); Libya (1837e, 1837j, 1837k, 1837l); Mauritius (1199a); Salvador (1793, 1795e, 1797d); Senegal (1742)

Space

Ascension (1216-1219); Belarus (1161); Benin (Q23); Brazil (3420); Cook Islands (1633-1635); Kazakhstan (892); Mongolia (2915); Nevis (1987-1988)

Sports

Benin (Q20A, Q34); Brazil (3424)

Basketball

Benin (C289D); Brazil (3423)

Olympics

Benin (1054E, 1054F, C289D, C371, C553, Q28)

Soccer

Benin (594A, 716, C502, C504, C553); Senegal (1736)

Stamps On Stamps

Benin (C651); Bolivia (1643A, 1644A); Brazil (3422); Libya (1838)

Telecommunications

Belarus (1153, 1161); Bolivia (1619A); Brazil (3397); Kazakhstan (892)

Textiles

Ghana (2684B); Nigeria (894-896)

Native Costumes

Benin (690C, 1404); Bulgaria (4920); Mongolia (2919)

Toys & Games

Nevis (1997)

United Nations

Benin (1012); Mauritius (1199a); Senegal (1723)

Universal Postal Union

Benin (C657, Q13B); Kazakhstan (891)

Wine

Aitutaki (663b)

Women

Aitutaki (665-666); Benin (1425, 1449, Q13A); Bolivia (1607A, 1643A); Brazil (3368, 3386, 3387, 3388, 3396b, 3421, 3423); British Indian Ocean Territory (489-492); Bulgaria (4920); Canada (3199b, 3202, 3202a); Cook Islands (1593, 1595b, 1596-1597, 1628d); Libya (1837); Nevis (1982-1983, 1991-1993, 1997); Salvador (1780, 1788); Tokelau (509-512, 512a)

Writers & Literature

Benin (C510); Brazil (3368, 3417, 3419); Bulgaria (4919)

Journalism

Argentina (2896)

Addendum

Unaccompanied minors, such as Ascension (C1a, C2a, C3a, C4a, C5a, C6a, C7g, C7h, C7i, C7j, C7k, C7l, C7m), will only appear in By Topic listings that differ from those of the original stamps.

Number changes: To stamps in Oct. 21, 2019 Update, Argentina (Nos. 2872-2876 become Nos. 2873-2877, Nos. 2877-2878 become Nos. 2883-2884).

 


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