BIATHLON

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

1964

             
 

2975

2869A

2846a

10k green-lilac, Biathlon

0,500

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

2980

2869B

2846

10k green-lilac, Biathlon

4,500

11,5

MNH, EF

1964

             
 

2986

2990

2869

10k green-lilac, Overprinted in black

1,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1982

             
 

5272

bl154

5022

50k multicol, Biathlon, Speed skating

1,600

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1984

             
 

5472

5352

5222

5k multicol, Biathlon

7,400

11,5:12

MNH, EF

1988

             
 

5905

5788

5627

5k multicol, Biathlon

5,200

11,5

MNH, EF

1998

             
 

6804

645

6440

1r 50k multicol, Biathlon

0,300

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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