SUMMER OLYMPIC GAMES

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

1957

             
 

2025

1968

1968

20k ultra-black, Javelin Thrower

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2026

1967

1969

20k green-red, Runner

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2027

1969

1970

25k orange-ultra, Gymnast

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2028

1970

1971

40k rose-black, Boxing

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2029

1971

1972

40k pink-black, Soccer

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2030

1972

1973

60k violet-brown, Weigh lifting

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1960

             
 

2450

2369

2359

5k multi, Running

3,800

11,5

MNH, EF

 

2451

2370

2360

10k multi, Wresting

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

2452

2371

2361

15k multi, Basketball

3,700

11,5

MNH, EF

 

2453

2372

2362

20k multi, Weight lifting

3,100

11,5

MNH, EF

 

2454

2373

2363

25k multi, Boxing

3,200

11,5

MNH, EF

 

2455

2374

2366

40k multi, Women's Gymnastics

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

2456

2376

2364

40k multi, Fencing

2,300

11,5

MNH, EF

 

2457

2375

2365

40k multi, Diving

2,300

11,5

MNH, EF

 

2458

2377

2367

60k multi, Canoeing

2,300

11,5

MNH, EF

 

2459

2378

2368

1r multi, Steeplechase

2,300

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2461

2379

2369

40k, multicolored , Overprint in Red

0,150

11,5

MNH, S

1964

             
 

3073

2932B

2921

3k green-red, Equestrian, Tokyo

1,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

3074

2933B

2922

4k black-red, Weight lifter

1,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

3075

2934B

2923

6k blue-red, High jump

1,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

3076

2935B

2924

10k green-red, Canoeing

1,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

3077

2936B

2925

12k gray-red, Girl gymnast

1,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

3078

2937B

2926

16k ultra-red, Fencing

1,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

3079

2932A

2921

3k green-red, Equestrian, Tokyo

7,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3080

2933A

2922

4k black-red, Weight lifter

7,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3081

2934A

2923

6k blue-red, High jump

5,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3082

2935A

2924

10k green-red, Canoeing

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3083

2936A

2925

12k gray-red, Girl gymnast

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3084

2937A

2926

16k ultra-red, Fencing

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

1968

             
 

3645

3517

3492

4k blue-green, Gymnastic

5,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3646

3518

3493

6k rose-purple, Weight lifting

5,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3647

3519

3494

10k blue-green, Rowing

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3648

3520

3495

12k rose-brown, Women's hurdling

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3649

3521

3496

16k ultra-pink, Fencing

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3650

bl51

3497

40k multi, Souvenir sheet, Runners

0,750

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1972

             
 

4136

4020

3984

4k magenta-gold, Fencing

4,900

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

4137

4021

3985

6k green-gold, Women's gymnastics

4,300

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

4138

4022

3986

10k blue-gold, Canoeing

4,100

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

4139

4023

3987

14k blue-gold, Boxing

3,600

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

4140

4024

3988

16k red-gold, Running

3,600

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

4141

bl77

3989

50k multicol, Souvenir sheet

1,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

4142

4059

4026

20k red-gold, Soviet Team Emblem

2,300

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

4243

4060

4027

30k gold-brown, Olympic medals

2,100

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

4144

bl80

4028

50k multicol, Overprinted in red

1,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1976

             
 

4583

4478

4445

4k multicol, Canoeing

6,700

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4584

4479

4446

6k multicol, Basketball

6,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4585

4480

4447

10k multicol, Greco-Roman wresting

6,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4586

4481

4448

14k multicol, Women's discus

5,300

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4587

4482

4449

16k multicol, Target shooting

4,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4588

bl113

4450

50k multicol, Olympic medal

0,800

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

4618

bl115

4472

50k multicol, Overprinted in Gold

0,600

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

4668

4563

B58

4k+2k multicol, Olympic Torch

6,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4669

4564

B59

10k+5k multicol, Olympic emblem

5,800

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4670

4565

B60

16k+6k multicol, Olympic emblem

4,700

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4671

bl117

B61

60k+30k multicol, View of Kremlin

0,750

11,5:12

MNH, EF

1977

             
 

4706

4602

B62

4k+2k multi, Greco-Roman wresting

6,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4707

4603

B63

6k+3k multicol, Free-style wresting

5,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4708

4604

B64

10k+5k multicol, Judo

5,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4709

4605

B65

16k+6k multicol, Boxing

5,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4710

4606

B66

20k+10k multicol, Weight lifting

1,200

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

4746

4672

B67

4k+2k multicol, Bicyclist

6,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4747

4673

B68

6k+3k multicol, Woman archer

5,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4748

4674

B69

10k+5k multicol, Sharpshooting

5,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4749

4675

B70

16k+6k multicol, Equestrian

5,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4750

4676

B71

20k+10k multicol, Fencer

1,200

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4751

bl121

B72

50k+25k multicol, Pentathlon

0,600

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1978

             
 

4811

4707

B73

4k+2k multicol, Swimmer at start

6,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4812

4708

B74

6k+3k multicol, Woman diver

5,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4813

4709

B75

10k+5k multicol, Water polo

5,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4814

4710

B76

16k+6k multicol, Canoeing

5,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4815

4711

B77

20k+10k multicol, Canadian single

1,200

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4816

bl127

B78

50k+25k multicol, Double scull race

0,600

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

4898

4781

B79

4k+2k multicol, Star-class yacht

6,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4899

4782

B80

6k+3k multicol, Soling-class yacht

6,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4900

4783

B81

10k+5k multicol, Centerboarder 470

5,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4901

4784

B82

16k+6k multicol, Finn-class yacht

4,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4902

4785

B83

20k+10k multicol, Flying Dutchman

1,200

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4903

bl133

B84

50+25k multicol, Catamaran Tornado

0,600

12,5:12

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

               
 

4974

4856

B91

4k+2k multicol, Soccer

6,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4975

4857

B92

6k+3k multicol, Basketball

6,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4976

4858

B93

10k+5k multicol, Women's volleyball

5,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4977

4859

B94

16k+6k multicol, Handball

4,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4978

4860

B95

20k+10k multicol, Field hockey

1,200

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1980

             
 

5039

4921

B96

4k+2k multicol, Running

6,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5040

4922

B99

6k+3k multicol, Hurdles

6,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5041

4923

B101

10k+5k multicol, Walking

5,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5042

4924

B103

16k+6k multicol, High jump

4,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5043

4925

B105

20k+10k multicol, Long jump

1,200

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

5044

4932

B97

4k+2k multicol, Pole vault

6,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5045

4933

B98

6k+3k multicol, Women's Discus

6,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5046

4934

B100

10k+5k multicol, Javelin

5,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5047

4935

B102

16k+6k multicol, Hammer throw

4,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5048

4936

B104

20k+10k multicol, Shot put

1,200

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5049

bl144

B106

50k+25k multicol, Relay race

0,700

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

5126

bl148

4877

1r multicol, 22nd Olympic Games

0,700

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1986

             
 

5693

5572

5423

15k multi, Modern Olympic Games

2,500

11,5:12

MNH, EF

1988

             
 

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

1991

             
 

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

             
 

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

1996

             
 

6651

bl11

6312

5000r multi, Modern Olympic Games

0,250

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

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

2000

             
 

6942

794

6576b

30k multi, Stockholm Olympics,1912

0,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6947

799

6576g

2r multicol, Helsinki Olympics, 1952

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

 

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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