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Descriptor English: Philately
Descriptor Spanish: Filatelia
Descriptor Portuguese: Filatelia
Descriptor French: Philatélie
Entry term(s): Philatelies
Postage Stamp
Postage Stamps
Stamp, Postage
Stamps, Postage
Tree number(s): K01.093.660
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010678
Scope note: Study of stamps or postal markings. It usually refers to the design and commemorative aspects of the stamp.
Annotation: stamp collecting as a hobby: coordinate with HOBBIES
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: was in Cat I 1975-82, was in Cat E 1963-74
DeCS ID: 11104
Unique ID: D010678
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1991/01/08
Philately - Preferred
Concept UI M0016592
Scope note Study of stamps or postal markings. It usually refers to the design and commemorative aspects of the stamp.
Preferred term Philately
Entry term(s) Philatelies
Postage Stamps - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0016593
Preferred term Postage Stamps
Entry term(s) Postage Stamp
Stamp, Postage
Stamps, Postage



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