GYMNASTICS

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

1949

             
 

1465

1410

1416

40k, red-orange, Girl on rings

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1956

             
 

1921

1861

1852

60k violet, Gymnast

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1957

             
 

2020

1962

1963

20k violet-brown, Woman Gymnast

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2027

1969

1970

25k orange-ultra, Gymnast

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1958

             
 

2167

2092

2076

40k blue-red, Gymnast on rings

1,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2168

2093

2075

40k ultra-red, Girl Gymnast

1,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1959

             
 

2335

2249

2224

15k rose-gray, Gymnast

2,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1960

             
 

2455

2374

2366

40k multi, Women's Gymnastics

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1964

             
 

3077

2936B

2925

12k gray-red, Girl gymnast

1,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

3083

2936A

2925

12k gray-red, Girl gymnast

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3085

bl33

2926a

1r green, Woman Gymnast, Stadium

0,035

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

3086

bl35

2926b

1r multi, Woman Gymnast, Stadium

0,300

Imperf.

MNH, EF

1965

             
 

3247

3103

3077

4k blue-brown, Gymnast

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

3249

3105

3086

4k multi, Gymnast

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1967

             
 

3501

3385

3362

6k maroon, Woman Gymnast

3,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3506

3358

3338

4k silver-red, Gymnast and Cup

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1968

             
 

3645

3517

3492

4k blue-green, Gymnastic

5,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1969

             
 

3784

3657

3630

10k green-black, Gymnast on rings

4,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

3785

bl57

3631

20k red, Souvenir sheet, Sports

0,700

Imperf.

MNH, EF

1970

             
 

3870

3771

3745

10k gray-rose, Gymnastic, Ljubljana 

5,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1972

             
 

4137

4021

3985

6k green-gold, Women's gymnastics

4,300

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1973

             
 

4243

4129

4088

3k multicol, Athlete on rings

4,700

11,5

MNH, EF

1974

             
 

4426

bl100

4281

10k+10k+10k+10k Souvenir sheet

1,200

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1975

             
 

4443

4338

4305

6k red-black, Summer Spartakiad

5,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1979

             
 

4947

4830

B85

4k+2k multicol, Women's gymnastics

6,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4948

4831

B86

6k+3k multicol, Man on parallel bars

6,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4949

4832

B87

10k+5k multicol, Horizontal bar

5,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4950

4833

B88

16k+6k multicol, Balance beam

4,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4951

4834

B89

20k+10k multicol, Uneven bars

1,200

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4952

bl136

B90

50k+25k multicol, Man on rings

0,700

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1982

             
 

5319

5201

5070

15k multicol, Woman's gymnastics

3,800

11,5

MNH, EF

1984

             
 

5543

5422

5281

5k multicol, Gymnastics

5,300

11,5

MNH, EF

1987

             
 

5826

5709

5552

10k multicol, Gymnast on rings

2,900

11,5

MNH, EF

1988

             
 

5961

5843

5683

20k multicol, Rhytmic gymnastics

2,900

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1996

             
 

6679

517

6337

1500r multicol, Women's gymnastics

0,450

12,5:12

MNH, EF

2000

             
 

6947

799

6576g

2r multicol, Helsinki Olympics, 1952

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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