SPEED SKATING

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

             
 

507

520

566

20k brown-ultra, Skating

0,100

14

MNH, EF

1952

             
 

1671

1619

1617

40k multicol, Skaters

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1959

             
 

2276

2196

2168

25k ultra-black, Woman Skater

1,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2277

2197

2169

40k ultra-black, Woman Skater

1,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1960

             
 

2397

2318

2301

25k multicol, Speed Skating

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1962

             
 

2662

2580

2563

4k orange-ultra, Overprinted in blue

0,500

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2660

2575

2562

4k orange-ultra, Speed Skating

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1963

             
 

2834

2730

2716

4k blue, Winter Sports

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1964

             
 

2972

2866A

2843a

2k ultra-rose, Women's speed skating

0,500

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

2977

2866B

2843

2k ultra-rose, Women's speed skating

6,500

11,5

MNH, EF

1964

             
 

2982

2887

2865

2k ultra-rose, Overprinted in black

1,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1966

             
 

3332

3193

3176

4k ultra-red, Speed Skater, Emblem

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1970

             
 

3954

3825

3796

4k gray-ultra, Speed Skating

4,500

11,5

MNH, EF

1972

             
 

4097

3979

3944

4k green-brown, Speed Skating

5,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1973

             
 

4237

4124

4085

4k multicol, Emblem and Sports

3,200

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1974

             
 

4314

4206

4170

6k slate-blue, Skaters, Medeo Rink

5,100

11,5

MNH, EF

1976

             
 

4549

4447

4413

10k multicol, Speed skating

5,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4551

bl109

4415

50k multicol, Winter Games emblem

1,400

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

4559

bl110

4416

50k multicol, Overprinted in red

0,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1980

             
 

5033

4915

4807

4k multicol, Speed skating

8,600

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1982

             
 

5272

bl154

5022

50k multicol, Biathlon, Speed skating

1,600

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1984

             
 

5466

5346

5215

5k multicol, Woman's speed skating

5,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1984

             
 

5473

5353

5223

10k multicol, Speed skating

6,900

11,5:12

MNH, EF

1988

             
 

5923

5806

5645

15k blue, Speed Skating Champ.

3,200

11,5

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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