S P O R T

USSR (Soviet Union) and Russia Postage - Stamps
1918 - 2000

SETS, SOUVENIR SHEETS, SINGLE STAMPS


1918-1957    1958-1964    1965-1973    1974-1983    1984-2000

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1984

             
 

5466

5346

5215

5k multicol, Woman's speed skating

5,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5472

5352

5222

5k multicol, Biathlon

7,400

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5473

5353

5223

10k multicol, Speed skating

6,900

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5474

5354

5224

20k multicol, Ice Hockey

6,100

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5475

5355

5225

45k multicol, Figure skating

5,400

11,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

5512

5391

5264

15k multicol, Soccer Championship

3,800

12:11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5542

5421

5280

1k multicol, Basketball

5,800

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5543

5422

5281

5k multicol, Gymnastics

5,300

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5544

5423

5282

10k multicol, Weightlifting

4,400

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5545

5424

5283

15k multicol, Wresting

3,600

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5546

5425

5284

20k multicol, High jump

3,500

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5552

5431

5291

15k multicol, Chess Championship

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5553

5432

5290

15k multicol, Chess Championship

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1985

             
 

5593

5472

5330

5k multicol, Hockey player, emblem

2,800

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5665

5544

5394

5k multicol, World Soccer Cup

3,800

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

5667

5545

5398

10k multi, Karpov-Kasparov match

3,300

11,5

MNH, EF

1986

             
 

5693

5572

5423

15k multi, Modern Olympic Games

2,500

11,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

5723

5602

5453

10k multicol, 29th World Cycle Race

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5730

5609

5460

10k multi, Soviet Spartakiad, Runner

2,900

11,5

MNH,EF

               
 

5733

5612

5463

5k multicol, World Soccer Cup

4,350

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5734

5613

5464

10k multicol, Soccer players

3,750

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5735

5614

5465

15k multicol, Gold Medal

2,500

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5742

5621

5472

10k cobalt, Goodwill Games

3,200

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

5743

5622

5473

10k blue, Goodwill Games

3,200

12:11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5750

5629

5480

15k multi, Basketball Championship

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1986

             
 

5756

5635

5481

4k multicol, Mt. Lenin

4,450

12

MNH, EF

 

5757

5636

5482

5k multicol, Mt. Korzhenevskaya

3,850

12

MNH, EF

 

5758

5637

5483

10k multicol, Mt. Belukha

2,750

12

MNH, EF

 

5759

5638

5484

15k multicol, Mt. Communism

2,350

12

MNH, EF

 

5760

5639

5485

30k multicol, Mt. Elbrus

2,350

12

MNH, EF

               
 

5780

5659

5510

4k multicol, Sport plane YA-1, 1927

4,800

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5781

5660

5511

5k multicol, UT-2 sport plane, 1935

4,200

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5782

5661

5512

10k multicol, YAK-18 plane, 1946

3,600

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5783

5662

5513

20k multicol, YAK-50 plane, 1972

3,100

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5784

5663

5514

30k multicol, YAK-55 plane, 1981

2,800

11,5:12

MNH, EF

1987

             
 

5806

5685

5532

5k multicol, Chimbulak Gorge

4,000

12

MNH, EF

 

5807

5686

5533

10k multicol, Shavla Gorge

3,200

12

MNH, EF

 

5808

5687

5534

20k multicol, Caucas mountains

2,800

12

MNH, EF

 

5809

5688

5535

35k multicol, Kazbek mountain

2,800

12

MNH, EF

               
 

5826

5709

5552

10k multicol, Gymnast on rings

2,900

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5827

5710

5553

10k multicol, Peace Bicycle Race

2,900

11,5

MNH, EF

1988

             
 

5905

5788

5627

5k multicol, Biathlon

5,200

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5906

5789

5628

10k multicol, Cross-country skiing

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5907

5790

5629

15k multicol, Slalom

3,200

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5908

5791

5630

20k multicol, Pairs figure skating

2,900

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5909

5792

5631

30k multicol, Ski Jumping

2,800

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5910

bl198

5632

50k multicol, Ice Hockey

1,150

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5923

5806

5645

15k blue, Speed Skating Champ.

3,200

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5928

5811

5650

15k multicol, Track & Field Events

3,200

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5943

bl198

5665

50k multi, Soviet Victory in Calgary

0,600

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5958

5840

5680

5k multicol, Hurdling

5,200

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5959

5841

5681

10k multicol, Long Jump

4,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5960

5842

5682

15k multicol, Basketball

3,200

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5961

5843

5683

20k multicol, Rhytmic gymnastics

2,900

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5962

5844

5684

30k multicol, Swimming

2,800

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5963

bl202

5685

50k multicol, Soccer

1,150

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6012

bl204

5722

50k multicol, Soviet Victory in Seoul

0,550

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1989

             
 

6109

5990

5808

15k multicol, Boxing Championship

3,100

11,5

MNH, EF

1990

             
 

6208

6088

5895

5k multi, World Soccer Cup, Italy

2,800

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6209

6089

5896

10k multi, World Soccer Cup, Ital

2,800

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6210

6090

5897

15k multi, World Soccer Cup, Italy

2,800

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6211

6091

5898

25k multi, World Soccer Cup, Italy

2,800

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6212

6092

5899

35k multi, World Soccer Cup, Italy

2,800

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6214

6094

5901

15k multi, Shooting Championship

3,100

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6218

6097

5904

10k multicol, Goodwill Games

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1991

             
 

6284

6163

5964

15k brown, P.Keres, Chess Master

1,800

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6348

6225

6023

10k multicol, Canoeing, Barselona

3,300

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6349

6226

6024

20k multicol, Running

2,700

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6350

6227

6025

30k multicol, Soccer

2,200

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1992

             
 

6381

220

6056

14k multicol, Skiing, ski jumping

2,500

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6382

221

6057

1r multicol, Freestyle skiing

2,300

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6383

222

6058

2r multicol, Bobsleds

2,300

11,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

6406

245

6084

1r multicol, Handball

2,600

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6407

246

6085

2r multicol, Fencing

2,500

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

6408

247

6086

3r multicol, Judo

2,500

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1994

             
 

6555

395

6223

100r multi, Goodwill Games

0,700

11,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

6556

392

6226

250r multi, Olympic Committee

0,600

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1996

             
 

6675

514

6334

500r multicol, Basketball, Atlanta

0,450

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6676

515

6335

1000r multicol, Boxing, Atlanta

0,450

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6677

516

6336

1000r multicol, Swimming, Atlanta

0,450

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6678

518

6338

1500r multicol, Hurdles, Atlanta

0,450

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6679

517

6337

1500r multicol, Women's gymnastics

0,450

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

6706

546

6358a

1500r multi, Soviet Hockey Anniv.

0,436

12

MNH, EF

 

6707

547

6358b

1500r multicol, Hockey players

0,436

12

MNH, EF

 

6708

548

6358c

1500r multicol, Hockey scene

0,436

12

MNH, EF

1997

             
 

6779

620

6414

2000r multicol, Russian Soccer Cent.

0,350

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1998

             
 

6802

643

6438

50k multicol, Cross country skiing

0,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6803

644

6439

1r multicol, Pairs figure skaiting

0,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6804

645

6440

1r 50k multicol, Biathlon

0,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1999

             
 

6910

753

6537

2r multi, Horse racing

0,330

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

6911

754

6536

2r multi, Kalmyk wresting

0,330

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

6912

755

6538

2r multi, Stick tossing

0,330

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

6913

752

6539

2r multi, Reindeer racing

0,330

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

6914

751

6540

2r multi, Weight lifting

0,330

11,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

6923

775

6561

2r multi, Soccer Championship, 1999

0,350

12:12,5

MNH, EF

2000

             
 

6941

793

6576a

25k multi, Panin-Kolomenkin, 1908

0,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6942

794

6576b

30k multi, Stockholm Olympics,1912

0,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6943

795

6576c

50k multicol, All-Russian Olympiad

0,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6944

796

6576d

1r multi, All-Union Olympiad, 1928

0,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6945

797

6576e

1r 35k multi, Sport Association,1931

0,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6946

798

6576f

1r 50k multi, Sport Master Award

0,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6947

799

6576g

2r multicol, Helsinki Olympics, 1952

0,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6948

800

6576h

2r 50k multi, Vladimir Kuts, runner

0,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6949

801

6576i

3r multi, Gold medal in Soccer, 1956

0,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6950

802

6576j

4r multi, Botvinnik, chess champion 

0,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6951

803

6576k

5r multi, Hockey USSR-Canada,1972

0,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6952

804

6576l

6r multi, Moscow Olympics, 1980

0,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

6990

842

6599

2r multi, Fencing, Sydney

0,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6991

843

6600

3r multi, Synchronized swimming

0,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6992

844

6601

5r multi, Volleyball

0,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1918-1957    1958-1964    1965-1973    1974-1983    1984-2000

 

Comments and Abbreviations

Stamps are referenced by CPA Stamp Catalog (Moscow, 1983), Michel (2002/2003) and Scott (2002/2003).
Stamp from set marked (*) my be available as single stamp.
CPA - "Souzpechat" Central Philatelic Agency under the Ministry of Communications of the USSR. CPA catalog numbering of 1918-1980 RSFSR and USSR postage-stamps are accepted in the Russia up to days ( have a look at V.Soloviev "1857-1991 Postage-Stamps of Russian and USSR. Catalog - Reference. 2003/2004 ".
The number of stamps printed (column Print run) is quoted in millions.
MNH - Mint never hinged
MLH - Mint lightly hinged
MH - mint hinged
F - fine stamp condition
VF - very fine stamp condition
EF - extremely fine stamp condition
S - superb, better than EF
SEC - Special Event Cancel
CTO - Cancelled to order
Imperf. - Imperforated stamp

 

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