SKIING

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

             
 

504

517

563

5k purple-brown, Skiing

0,200

14

MNH, EF

1938

             
 

649

661A

702

30k violet, Skier

2,600

12,5

MNH, EF

1940

             
 

744

756

787

60k blue, Skier

0,700

12,5

MNH, EF

1948

             
 

1243

1192

1253A

15k blue, Slalom

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1952

             
 

1672

1620

1618

60k multicol, Skiers

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1954

             
 

1769

1715

1715

1r blue-black, Skier

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1959

             
 

2314

2228

2203

40k multi, Skiers

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1960

             
 

2398

2319

2302

40k multicol, Skier

2,500

11,5

MNH, EF

1962

             
 

2659

2607

2564

2k ultra-red, Ski Jump

3,500

11,5

MNH, EF

 

2661

2608

2565

10k ultra-black, Long distance skier

3,500

11,5

MNH, EF

1963

             
 

2834

2730

2716

4k blue, Winter Sports

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1964

             
 

2973

2867A

2844a

4k lilac-ultra, Cross country skiing

0,500

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

2978

2867B

2844

4k lilac-ultra, Cross country skiing

5,000

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2984

2888

2867

4k rose-ultra, Overprinted in black

1,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1966

             
 

3334

3195

3178

10k blue-red, Emblem, slalom skier

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1967

             
 

3533

3397

3370

12k gray-green, Long-distance skiing

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1970

             
 

3955

3826

3797

10k gray-brown, Skiing

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1972

             
 

4101

3983

3948

16k gray-rose, Long distance skiing

4,200

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4102

bl74

3949

50k multicol, Souvenir sheet

1,100

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4103

bl75

3961

50k multicol, Overprinted in black

0,600

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1973

             
 

4237

4124

4085

4k multicol, Emblem and Sports

3,200

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1975

             
 

4429

4327

4284

4k blue, Skiers, Spartakiad Emblem

5,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1976

             
 

4547

4445

4411

4k multicol, Cross-country skiing

6,500

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

             
 

5036

4918

4810

15k multicol, Downhill skiing

5,400

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5038

bl143

4812

50k multicol, Cross-country skiing

2,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

1988

             
 

5906

5789

5628

10k multicol, Cross-country skiing

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5907

5790

5629

15k multicol, Slalom

3,200

11,5

MNH, EF

1992

             
 

6381

220

6056

14k multicol, Skiing, ski jumping

2,500

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6382

221

6057

1r multicol, Freestyle skiing

2,300

11,5:12

MNH, EF

1998

             
 

6802

643

6438

50k multicol, Cross country skiing

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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