BASKETBALL

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

SETS, SOUVENIR SHEETS, SINGLE STAMPS


Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1954

             
 

1771

1717

1717

1r brown, Basketball

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1956

             
 

1923

1862

1852

1r red-brown, Basketball

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1959

             
 

2282

2201

2170

1r, brown, Overprinted in orange

0,150

12,5

MNH, S

1960

             
 

2452

2371

2361

15k multi, Basketball

3,700

11,5

MNH, EF

1963

             
 

2896

2776B

2762A

12k multi, Basketball

0,500

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

2901

2776A

2762

12k multi, Basketball

2,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2903

bl32

2763a

3+4+12+16k multi, Souvenir sheet

0,500

Imperf.

MNH, EF

1965

             
 

3272

bl40

3111

1r multi, Basketball, Map and flags

1,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

1971

             
 

4015

3896

3865

10k purple-blue, Basketball

3,100

11,5

MNH, EF

1976

             
 

4584

4479

4446

6k multicol, Basketball

6,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1979

             
 

4975

4857

B92

6k+3k multicol, Basketball

6,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1984

             
 

5542

5421

5280

1k multicol, Basketball

5,800

11,5

MNH, EF

1986

             
 

5750

5629

5480

15k multi, Basketball Championship

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1988

             
 

5960

5842

5682

15k multicol, Basketball

3,200

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1996

             
 

6675

514

6334

500r multicol, Basketball, Atlanta

0,450

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

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. 2002/2003 ".
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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