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By Topic - October 2018

Sep 28, 2018, 9 AM
Poland issued this 5-zloty stamp May 2, 2018, showing the Tczew Bridge. This stamp is included in two categories in the October By Topic Listing: Bridges (under Architecture) and Europa. The stamp is part of the 2018 multination Europa series with the theme of bridges.

The new stamp-issue listings from the Scott New Issues Update in the October 15, 2018 Linn's Stamp News Monthly Edition fall into the following popular topical collecting areas.

Antarctic & Arctic

Maldive Islands (3429, 3439)

Architecture

Armenia (B5); Australia (4803-4810, 4804a, 4805a, 4806a, 4806b, 4806c, 4806d, 4807a, 4808a, 4809a, 4810a); Austria (2724, 2746, B400); Cambodia (2404); China (Taiwan) (4411, 4412, 4419d, 4421, 4424); China (People’s Republic) (4487, 4492-4494, 4499, 4501, 4502, 4503, 4504, 4509, 4517, 4522); Croatia (1075, 1083); Dominican Republic (1627, 1629); France (5373, 5395, 5400a, 5408, 5412a, 5415, 5417, 5418, 5446); Germany (3013-3016, 3016a, 3022, 3032, 3033, 3037, 3043, 3044-3045, 3045a, 3048-3049, B1141, B1142, B1143a); Ireland (2179, 2192, 2193a); Jordan (2354, 2357, 2358-2360); Kosovo (327, 351-352); Latvia (993); Lebanon (795, 798); Maldive Islands (3427, 3430c, 3431, 3437, 3438, 3441, 3444, 3446, 3474d, 3475a, 3480a, 3486, 3491d, 3492, 3493a, 3494, 3495a, 3495b, 3496a, 3497, 3498, 3499, 3500, 3502, 3503, 3508, 3509, 3534c, 3535, 3538, 3539b, 3540, 3544, 3548, 3549, 3550, 3560, 3562, 3569, 3572b, 3573a, 3575b, 3579a, 3580, 3581b, 3584, 3585, 3591, 3592, 3594, 3595, 3600, 3601, 3630a, 3635, 3640, 3642); New Zealand (2792, 2797a, 2800, 2802, 2802a, 2811-2815, 2815a); Poland (4340a, 4344); Switzerland (1683, 1684-1687, 1687a); United States (5310)

Bridges

Austria (2721); China (Taiwan) (4411); China (People’s Republic) (4492, 4498, 4500, 4501); Denmark (1800); Dominican Republic (1627b); France (5415, 5419); Germany (3036); Ireland (2184-2185); Maldive Islands (3430d, 3441, 3444, 3578, 3584, 3585a, 3591, 3635); New Zealand (2796, 2797a); Poland (4338); Switzerland (1690)

Castles

Austria (2725, 2737, 2737a); China (People’s Republic) (4503); France (5417c); Poland (4345); Switzerland (1690); United States (5307, 5308)

Lighthouses

China (Taiwan) (4415-4418); Germany (3040-3042); Maldive Islands (3561, 3570)

Windmills

China (Taiwan) (4414); China (People’s Republic) (4493); Maldive Islands (3584)

Art

China (People’s Republic) (4522); Maldive Islands (3498b); Poland (4336)

Caricatures, Cartoon Art & Comic Strips

Germany (3024-3027, 3025a, 3026a, 3027a); Lebanon (788)

Caricatures, Cartoon Art & Comic Strips: Disney

China (People’s Republic) (4503)

Paintings

Australia (4803-4810, 4804a, 4805a, 4806a, 4806b, 4806c, 4806d, 4807a, 4808a, 4809a, 4810a); Austria (2749); China (People’s Republic) (4524); Dominican Republic (1625); France (5373, 5403); Germany (3046); Ireland (2179, 2180); Latvia (989); Lebanon (791); Maldive Islands (3471-3490, 3491a, 3583-3602); Switzerland (1688)

Pottery, Ceramics & Other Media

British Antarctic Territory (550); China (People’s Republic) (4510-4513, 4525); France (5389-5400, 5400a); Latvia (989); Maldive Islands (3472b, 3472a, 3511d)

Nudes

Maldive Islands (3480a)

Sculpture & Statues

Austria (2730); China (People’s Republic) (4492, 4494, 4496-4497, 4504); Dominican Republic (1626); France (5375-5386, 5386a, 5387, B779, B780, B784, B785a); Ireland (2176, 2187); Maldive Islands (3430c, 3480d, 3496c, 3501, 3503, 3507, 3538d, 3577b, 3627b, 3627d); Poland (4339, 4345)

Aviation

Airplanes, Gliders & Helicopters

China (People’s Republic) (4484, 4493); Jordan (2361c); Maldive Islands (3426, 3436, 3496c, 3536, 3538, 3546, 3548, 3556, 3565, 3626, 3631, 3636, 3641); New Zealand (2793, 2797a); Tristan da Cunha (1134-1137); United States (5282)

Zeppelins, Airships & Balloons

France (5418b); Germany (3025a)

Parachutes

Jordan (2361a); Maldive Islands (3576b)

Bicycles

France (5413); Ireland (2185); Maldive Islands (3632c)

Black Americans

Ireland (2182); Maldive Islands (3494, 3535b, 3549)

Children

Belgium (2847); China (People’s Republic) (4509, 4514, 4515); Dominican Republic (1625); France (5393, 5397, 5400a); Germany (3025, 3025a, 3027, 3027a); Ireland (2193, 2193a); Kosovo (356); Maldive Islands (3432c, 3471, 3473b, 3474, 3479c, 3492, 3493, 3496, 3499a, 3500, 3502, 3503, 3504, 3506, 3509, 3510, 3532d, 3538c, 3541, 3542, 3548, 3551, 3562b, 3571, 3576a, 3581a, 3582, 3589b, 3591, 3593, 3596, 3597, 3599, 3601, 3625, 3628a, 3628d, 3630b, 3638); Poland (4340)

Coins & Currency

Maldive Islands (3573)

Endangered Species

Maldive Islands (3451-3470)

Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF)

Maldive Islands (3552-3553)

Europa

Austria (2721); Denmark (1800); France (5419); Germany (3036); Ireland (2184-2185); Poland (4338)

Explorers

Maldive Islands (3429, 3430, 3439, 3440)

Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology

Austria (2736, 2736a); China (People’s Republic) (4488, 4488a, 4507-4508, 4508a, 4509, 4514-4516); Germany (B1137-B1140, B1140a); Maldive Islands (3477c, 3479a, 3480b, 3502, 3587b, 3587d, 3589, 3621-3622); New Zealand (2804-2805); Pitcairn Islands (846); Switzerland (1689-1690); United States (5307-5310)

Famous People

China (People’s Republic) Mao Zedong (4494); Maldive Islands George Washington (3497d), Abraham Lincoln (3533, 3543), Mahatma Gandhi (3539d), Barack Obama (3549)

Reagan

Maldive Islands (3499d)

Royalty

British Antarctic Territory (546-550); Germany (3022); Jordan (2355, 2356, 2357); Maldive Islands (3471d, 3478a, 3491a, 3492, 3493, 3495a, 3496, 3502, 3503, 3506, 3593, 3630, 3640); New Zealand (2798); Pitcairn Islands (846); Poland (4347); South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands (590-594)

            Royalty: Princess Diana

Maldive Islands (3493, 3532, 3542, 3625, 3635)

Fauna

Land Mammals

Australia (4805, 4805a, 4806, 4806a, 4806b, 4806c, 4806d, 4809, 4809a, 4810, 4810a); Austria (2696, 2744, 2744a); Belgium (2854); Chile (1659); China (Taiwan) (4419a); China (People’s Republic) (4503, 4511, 4514); Dominican Republic (1626); France (5400, 5400a, 5428, 5431a); Germany (3017-3019, 3019a); Ireland (2186); Lebanon (794); Maldive Islands (3451, 3452, 3453, 3457, 3461, 3462, 3463, 3467, 3475, 3478d, 3492c, 3552-3553, 3584c, 3588, 3592, 3598, 3608, 3617, 3621-3622, 3635); New Zealand (2799e); Switzerland (1689-1690); United States (5301, 5306)

Land Mammals: Cats

Austria (2733, 2735, 2735a, 2741, 2741a, 2745, 2745a); British Antarctic Territory (550); China (People’s Republic) (4496-4497, 4504b, 4514, 4516); France (5423, 5431a, B780, B785a); Maldive Islands (3456, 3466, 3477d, 3490, 3502, 3551, 3588b, 3603, 3612, 3628b); Pitcairn Islands (846); South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands (594); Switzerland (1689-1690)

Land Mammals: Dogs

China (People’s Republic) (4488, 4488a, 4507-4508, 4508a, 4509, 4512); France (5375-5386, 5386a); Germany (3024-3027, 3025a, 3026a, 3027a); Ireland (2193, 2193a); Maldive Islands (3432, 3439, 3442, 3474, 3492b, 3584c, 3585a, 3588a, 3594, 3598, 3604, 3613, 3630d); Switzerland (1689)

Land Mammals: Elephants

France (B779, B785a); Maldive Islands (3454, 3464, 3480a, 3587a); Poland (4340)

Land Mammals: Horses

Chile (1659); China (People’s Republic) (4503, 4511, 4512); Maldive Islands (3477d, 3480a, 3486, 3496, 3497, 3507, 3583a, 3588, 3589, 3591, 3593, 3598, 3599, 3630a); Pitcairn Islands (846)

Sea Mammals

Maldive Islands (3455, 3465, 3605, 3614)

Birds

Australia (4804, 4804a, 4805, 4805a, 4806a, 4806b, 4806c, 4806d, 4808, 4808a, 4809, 4809a, 4811-4813, 4813a); Austria (2738, 2738a, 2740, 2740a, 2742, 2742a, 2743, 2743a); Belgium (2846); Chile (1659); China (People’s Republic) (4500, 4512, 4526); France (5395, 5400a, 5417, 5429, 5431a, B784, B785a); Germany (3024-3027, 3025a, 3026a, 3027a, 3049); Ireland (2187, 2193a); Latvia (988, 994-995); Lebanon (788); Maldive Islands (3435, 3458, 3468, 3479c, 3482, 3494, 3496, 3504, 3511, 3512, 3513, 3517, 3518, 3519, 3522, 3523, 3527, 3528, 3529, 3533, 3539a, 3543, 3549, 3561a, 3561b, 3566, 3570, 3572-3582, 3587a, 3596, 3609, 3618); New Zealand (2806-2810, 2806a, 2810a, 2811-2815, 2815a); Switzerland (1689-1690, 1696, 1698a); United States (5305)

Insects

Ireland (2188-2191, 2191b); Maldive Islands (3562d); New Zealand (2815, 2815a); Switzerland (1697, 1698a)

Insects: Butterflies & Moths

China (People’s Republic) (4503); France (5344); Maldive Islands (3587, 3606, 3615); New Zealand (2813, 2815a)

Fish & Fishing

Bermuda (1146, 1147); China (Taiwan) (4419c, 4420, 4422); China (People’s Republic) (4515); Denmark (1801); Maldive Islands (3428b, 3428c, 3438, 3447, 3459, 3469, 3500, 3510, 3511, 3514, 3515, 3516, 3518b, 3520, 3521, 3524, 3525, 3526, 3530, 3531, 3552-3553, 3584, 3596); New Zealand (2804d, 2805d); Norfolk Island (1140-1141, 1141a)

Fish & Fishing: Marine Life

China (Taiwan) (4420, 4425-4428); Maldive Islands (3428, 3472, 3511, 3514, 3524)

Fish & Fishing: Shells

France (B776, B781, B785, B785a); Maldive Islands (3610, 3619); New Zealand (2815, 2815a)

Reptiles & Amphibians

China (Taiwan) (4420); Germany (B1137-B1140, B1140a); Ireland (2179); Maldive Islands (3428a, 3460, 3470, 3598, 3611, 3620); New Zealand (2812, 2813, 2815a); Switzerland (1689)

Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Animals

Maldive Islands (3607, 3616)

Fire Fighting

Maldive Islands (3560, 3569)

Flags

Austria (2747); China (People’s Republic) (4493, 4494, 4517); Croatia (1075); Dominican Republic (1626); France (5417c, 5418b, 5446); Jordan (2354, 2355, 2356, 2357); Latvia (990); Maldive Islands (3425, 3430, 3434, 3435, 3440, 3492c, 3497, 3500d, 3502, 3503, 3533, 3535, 3539c, 3543, 3545, 3547, 3549, 3551, 3555c, 3555d, 3558, 3562, 3566, 3567, 3572b, 3573b, 3583d, 3623a, 3628, 3633, 3638)

Flora

China (Taiwan) (4413, 4421); France (5359, 5368a, 5411, 5412a, 5416, 5431, 5431a); Germany (3038, 3039a); Lebanon (787); New Zealand (2799b, 2799h, 2815, 2815a); Switzerland (1698, 1698a)

Flowers

Armenia (1142); Australia (4804, 4804a, 4806a, 4806b, 4806d, 4808, 4808a); Bermuda (1144); China (People’s Republic) (4488, 4488a, 4503, 4512, 4514, 4518-4521, 4524, 4525, 4526, 4527); Croatia (1077, 1079a); France (5344, 5390, 5391, 5392, 5394, 5395, 5397, 5398, 5400, 5400a, 5424, 5425, 5431a, B776-B785, B785a); Germany (3009-3011); Ireland (2188-2191, 2191b); Jordan (2362); Kosovo (356); Latvia (994); Maldive Islands (3471b, 3473, 3474a, 3474b, 3476, 3483, 3492d, 3503, 3509, 3513, 3535, 3584, 3591, 3592, 3602, 3624c); New Zealand (2798, 2799f, 2799j, 2811, 2814, 2815, 2815a); Pitcairn Islands (846b, 847); Poland (4332); South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands (592, 594); Switzerland (1689-1690, 1694, 1695, 1698a); United States (5305, 5311)

Flowers: Orchids

Maldive Islands (3606, 3615)

Flowers: Roses

France (B782, B785a); Maldive Islands (3635); New Zealand (2798); Pitcairn Islands (846)

Fruits, Vegetables & Food Crops

Australia (4806, 4806a, 4806b, 4806c, 4806d, 4810, 4810a); China (Taiwan) (4419d, 4423); China (People’s Republic) (4483, 4503, 4509, 4527); Dominican Republic (1626); France (5391, 5400a, 5409, 5412a, B778, B783, B785a); Germany (3023); Jordan (2362); Maldive Islands (3471a, 3472, 3473d, 3476b, 3480c, 3485, 3591); Switzerland (1689)

Gems, Minerals & Jewelry

France (5357, 5358, 5361, 5363, 5364, 5366, 5367, 5368, 5368a); Ireland (2177); Latvia (988); Maldive Islands (3472a, 3478b, 3494, 3504, 3600); New Zealand (2799a, 2799i)

Heraldry & Coats of Arms

Austria (2732-2745, 2735a, 2736a, 2737a, 2738a, 2739a, 2740a, 2741a, 2742a, 2743a, 2744a, 2745a); Dominican Republic (1626); Maldive Islands (3494, 3496, 3502, 3504, 3628b); Pitcairn Islands (846)

Holograms & 3-D

United States (5306)

Judaica

Maldive Islands (3505)

Maps & Globes

Austria (2747); Chile (1658); China (Taiwan) (4419); China (People’s Republic) (4481); Dominican Republic (1624); France (5433); Latvia (990); Maldive Islands (3429, 3439, 3440, 3451-3470, 3497, 3502, 3506, 3507, 3551, 3558c, 3564, 3567, 3590a); New Zealand (2804f, 2805f); Poland (4337)

Masks

Maldive Islands (3487, 3639)

Military

British Antarctic Territory (548, 549, 550); Chile (1659); France (5396, 5400a, 5416, 5432, 5433); Jordan (2353-2357); Maldive Islands (3433, 3443, 3477, 3482, 3502, 3533, 3538, 3543, 3548, 3574b, 3575a, 3583, 3630c, 3631, 3641); Pitcairn Islands (846); Poland (4334); Tristan da Cunha (1134-1137)

Motor Vehicles

China (People’s Republic) (4483, 4495); Maldive Islands (3496c, 3560, 3562a, 3569); New Zealand (2792, 2794, 2795, 2797a)

Automobiles

British Antarctic Territory (549); Croatia (1081); Dominican Republic (1627b); France (5401-5402); Germany (3028-3029); Maldive Islands (3427, 3437, 3444, 3587); New Zealand (2811, 2814, 2815a)

Mushrooms

France (5363, 5368a); Germany (B1144-B1146); Maldive Islands (3609, 3618); Switzerland (1689-1690)

Nobel Prize

Germany (3052); Ireland (2182-2183); Maldive Islands (3492d, 3494, 3499, 3504, 3505, 3509, 3539a, 3549, 3558, 3567)

Performing Arts

Dance

Cambodia (2350); Latvia (989); Maldive Islands (3446, 3473a, 3489, 3491b, 3591a)

Music

Austria (2748); China (Taiwan) (4419b); China (People’s Republic) (4476-4479, 4494); Croatia (1080-1082); Germany (3037); Ireland (2186); Latvia (989); Maldive Islands (3472c, 3479b, 3485, 3491, 3501, 3502, 3534, 3544, 3585c, 3589, 3590b, 3590c, 3600, 3624c, 3628c, 3629, 3639); Pitcairn Islands (846); Poland (4341); Switzerland (1690)

Music: Rock Stars

Maldive Islands (3494, 3623, 3633)

Movies, Television & Stars

Armenia (1139); British Antarctic Territory (546-550); France (5374); Maldive Islands (3428, 3438); New Zealand (2798); Pitcairn Islands (846); Poland (4340); South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands (590-594)

Movies, Television & Stars: Marilyn Monroe

Maldive Islands (3498, 3508, 3624, 3634)

Theater

China (Taiwan) (4412); China (People’s Republic) (4489-4491, 4510); France (5418); Maldive Islands (3629, 3639)

Entertainers

United States (5301-5306)

Personalized Stamps

Aruba (587-590); New Zealand (2799)

Philately

Austria (B400); France (5401-5402, 5415, 5446); Maldive Islands (3428, 3438, 3572a)

Railroads

China (People’s Republic) (4493, 4498-4502); Germany (3004-3005); Maldive Islands (3431, 3441, 3444, 3548, 3559, 3568); New Zealand (2796, 2797, 2797a); Switzerland (1684-1687, 1687a)

Red Cross

France (B776-B785, B785a); Maldive Islands (3548, 3562, 3571)

Religion

Austria (2730, B400); British Antarctic Territory (550); Cambodia (2404); China (Taiwan) (4421); Croatia (1075); Dominican Republic (1625, 1629); France (5373, 5417); Germany (3044-3045, 3045a); Ireland (2179, 2182, 2187, 2192-2193, 2193a); Jordan (2354, 2357, 2358-2360); Kosovo (351-352); Maldive Islands (3430c, 3472b, 3472d, 3476b, 3476c, 3480a, 3492d, 3494b, 3494c, 3499, 3503, 3509, 3532, 3539a, 3542, 3588, 3589); New Zealand (2798e); Poland (4334, 4339, 4341, 4343, 4344, 4346); South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands (594); United States (5310)

Popes

Chile (1658); Ireland (2192, 2193a); Maldive Islands (3499b, 3589); Switzerland (1683)

Science & Technology

China (People’s Republic) (4480-4484); Germany (3033); Maldive Islands (3428, 3438, 3495, 3505, 3558b, 3558d, 3567)

Archaeology

Dominican Republic (1626); Ireland (2176-2177)

Astronomy

China (People’s Republic) (4480); Maldive Islands (3590a)

Computers & Mathematics

China (People’s Republic) (4484, 4495); France (5420-5431, 5431a); Maldive Islands (3541d)

Earth Science & Earth Features

Australia (4795-4802, 4798a, 4799a, 4800a, 4801a, 4802a); Austria (2696, 2723, 2726); China (Taiwan) (4414, 4419, 4420); France (5405, 5406, 5407, 5410, 5412, 5412a, 5434-5445, 5445a); Germany (3034, 3048-3049, 3055); Kosovo (325, 326); Maldive Islands (3448, 3474d, 3591b); New Zealand (2800-2803, 2802a, 2803a); Norfolk Island (1142-1143, 1143a); Switzerland (1688, 1699)

Earth Sciences & Earth Features: Waterfalls

Jordan (2361d)

Medicine

Armenia (B5); France (5388); Germany (3053); Maldive Islands (3432, 3442, 3500a, 3541b, 3558a, 3562, 3567)

Scouting

Maldive Islands (3492c, 3500, 3510, 3628, 3638)

Service Organizations (Intl.)

Dominican Republic (1628); Maldive Islands (3541, 3551)

Ships & Watercraft

Austria (2729, B400); China (Taiwan) (4420, 4422); China (People’s Republic) (4482, 4492, 4493, 4500, 4504a); Germany (3048-3049); Jordan (2361e); Latvia (989a); Maldive Islands (3429, 3430, 3438, 3439, 3440, 3445, 3448, 3474, 3478, 3486, 3488, 3491a, 3510, 3557, 3561c, 3561d, 3566, 3570, 3574a, 3584, 3585, 3591d, 3594, 3595, 3631c, 3631d, 3641); New Zealand (2804b, 2805b); Pitcairn Islands (847); United States (5309)

Space

China (People’s Republic) (4481, 4493, 4495); Croatia (1075); France (5434-5445, 5445a); Lebanon (795); Maldive Islands (3425, 3434, 3435, 3444, 3496d, 3505, 3537, 3547, 3554, 3555, 3563, 3564, 3627, 3637)

Sports

Austria (2727-2729); France (5401-5402, 5413); Maldive Islands (3427, 3437, 3535, 3545); South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands (591)

Basketball

Dominican Republic (1624); France (5413)

Olympics

Austria (2729); China (People’s Republic) (4505-4506); Maldive Islands (3632, 3642); Poland (4335)

Soccer

Aruba (591-592); Croatia (1075); Germany (B1141-B1143, B1143a); Lebanon (794-795); Maldive Islands (3494a, 3540, 3550); Poland (4342)

Stamps On Stamps

Maldive Islands (3496, 3506, 3572b)

Telecommunications

China (People’s Republic) (4495); Germany (3054)

Textiles

Cocos Islands (396-398, 398a); France (5344, 5414); Maldive Islands (3590)

Native Costumes

Cambodia (2350); China (Taiwan) (4419b, 4423, 4424); China (People’s Republic) (4485-4487, 4509, 4510, 4512, 4513, 4523-4527); Croatia (1076-1079, 1079a); Maldive Islands (3430a, 3446, 3474c, 3562, 3574b); Poland (4336b)

Toys & Games

China (People’s Republic) (4514); Maldive Islands (3481, 3538c, 3585); New Zealand (2799e); Switzerland (1691-1694)

United Nations

France (5433); Maldive Islands (3511)

Wine

New Zealand (2799d)

Women

Armenia (B5); British Antarctic Territory (546-550); Cambodia (2350); China (Taiwan) (4423); China (People’s Republic) (4489-4491, 4512, 4513, 4514, 4523-4527); Croatia (1075); Dominican Republic (1625); France (5369-5372, 5369a, 5388, 5390, 5399, 5400a, 5403, 5413, 5432); Ireland (2192-2193, 2193a); Kosovo (356); Latvia (989); Maldive Islands (3434c, 3471, 3472a, 3473, 3474, 3475b, 3475d, 3476, 3479, 3480a, 3481, 3482, 3483, 3484, 3486, 3487, 3488, 3489, 3491, 3492, 3493, 3496, 3498, 3499, 3502, 3503, 3506, 3508, 3509, 3535a, 3535c, 3539a, 3541c, 3542, 3548, 3558a, 3562, 3567, 3573b, 3575a, 3576a, 3577a, 3580a, 3581a, 3582-3602, 3624, 3625, 3628c, 3629, 3630, 3632b, 3634, 3635, 3639, 3640); New Zealand (2798, 2811-2815, 2815a); Pitcairn Islands (846); Poland (4340b, 4346); South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands (590-594); Switzerland (1689-1690, 1694); United States (5303)

Writers & Literature

Austria (2746); China (Taiwan) (4421-4424); China (People’s Republic) (4523-4527); Germany (3035, 3046); Maldive Islands (3563, 3567)

Journalism

China (People’s Republic) (4495, 4504a); Lebanon (788)

Addendum

Unaccompanied minors, such as France (5347g, 5347h), will only appear in By Topic listings that differ from those of the original stamps.