RUNNING

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

1935

             
 

500

513

559

1k orange-ultra, Running

0,200

14

MNH, EF

 

508

521

567

35k ultra-brown, Hurdling

0,060

14

MNH, EF

1938

             
 

650

662A

703

40k green, Runners

4,100

12,5

MNH, EF

1940

             
 

741

753

784

15k carmine, Relay Race

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1948

             
 

1309

1246

1254

15k violet, Foot race

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1954

             
 

1767

1710

1711

40k gray-black, Hurdling

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1768

1711

1714

40k brown, Running

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1956

             
 

1910

1849

1840

10k carmine-rose, Relay Race

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1957

             
 

2026

1967

1969

20k green-red, Runner

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1959

             
 

2336

2250

2225

25k green-brown, Runner

2,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1960

             
 

2450

2369

2359

5k multi, Running

3,800

11,5

MNH, EF

1965

             
 

3246

3102

3075

4k blue-brown, Relay Race

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

3251

3107

3088

4k lilac-red, Javelin and Running

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3253

3109

3090

10k brown-red, Hurdling, Hammer

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1966

             
 

3370

3221

3210

4k olive-brown, Runners

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1967

             
 

3499

3383

3364

3k multi, Running

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1968

             
 

3650

bl51

3497

40k multi, Souvenir sheet, Runners

0,750

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1969

             
 

3783

3656

3629

4k red-green, Runner

4,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

3785

bl57

3631

20k red, Souvenir sheet, Sports

0,700

Imperf.

MNH, EF

1971

             
 

4012

3893

3862

3k violet-rose, Discus and running

5,500

11,5

MNH, EF

1972

             
 

4140

4024

3988

16k red-gold, Running

3,600

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1973

             
 

4237

4124

4085

4k multicol, Emblem and Sports

3,200

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1974

             
 

4380

4263

4227

16k blue-brown, Pentathlon

3,700

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

4426

bl100

4281

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

1,200

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1977

             
 

4751

bl121

B72

50k+25k multicol, Pentathlon

0,600

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1980

             
 

5039

4921

B96

4k+2k multicol, Running

6,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

5049

bl144

B106

50k+25k multicol, Relay race

0,700

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1981

             
 

5199

5081

4950

4k multicol, Running

7,400

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1986

             
 

5730

5609

5460

10k multi, Soviet Spartakiad, Runner

2,900

11,5

MNH,EF

1988

             
 

5928

5811

5650

15k multicol, Track & Field Events

3,200

11,5

MNH, EF

1991

             
 

6349

6226

6024

20k multicol, Running

2,700

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1996

             
 

6678

518

6338

1500r multicol, Hurdles, Atlanta

0,450

12,5:12

MNH, EF

2000

             
 

6943

795

6576c

50k multicol, All-Russian Olympiad

0,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6948

800

6576h

2r 50k multi, Vladimir Kuts, runner

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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