S P O R T

USSR (Soviet Union) and Russia Postage - Stamps
1918 - 2000

SETS, SOUVENIR SHEETS, SINGLE STAMPS


1918-1957    1958-1964    1965-1973    1974-1983    1984-2000

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

 

501

514

560

2k black-ultra, Diving

0,200

14

MNH, EF

 

502

515

561

3k green-brown,  Rowing

0,200

14

MNH, EF

 

503

516

562

4k red-ultra, Soccer

0,200

14

MNH, EF

 

504

517

563

5k purple-brown, Skiing

0,200

14

MNH, EF

 

505

518

564

10k red-violet, Bicycling

0,075

14

MNH, EF

 

506

519

565

15k black-brown, Tennis

0,060

14

MNH, EF

 

507

520

566

20k brown-ultra, Skating

0,100

14

MNH, EF

 

508

521

567

35k ultra-brown, Hurdling

0,060

14

MNH, EF

 

509

522

568

40k black-carmine, Parade of athletes

0,100

14

MNH, EF

1938

             
 

625

637

678

5k violet, Children with model plane

3,100

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

626

638

679

10k olive-gray, Glider

4,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

627

639

680

15k pink, Captive balloon

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

628

640

681

20k blue, Dirigible over Kremlin

6,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

629

641

682

30k claret, Parachute Jumper

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

630

642

683

40k blue, Hydroplane

4,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

631

643

684

50k green, Balloon in flight

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

632

644

685

80k brown, Balloon ascent

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

633

645

686

1r green, Four-motor plane

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

645

657A

698

5k scarlet, Diving

4,100

12,5

MNH, EF

 

646

658A

699

10k black, Discus

5,100

12,5

MNH, EF

 

647

659A

700

15k brown, Tennis

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

648

660A

701

20k green, Acrobatic motorcyclists

3,600

12,5

MNH, EF

 

649

661A

702

30k violet, Skier

2,600

12,5

MNH, EF

 

650

662A

703

40k green, Runners

4,100

12,5

MNH, EF

 

651

663A

704

50k blue, Soccer

1,100

12,5

MNH, EF

 

652

664A

705

80k blue, Physical Culture

0,900

12,5

MNH, EF

1940

             
 

741

753

784

15k carmine, Relay Race

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

742

754

785

30k sepia, Sportswomen marching

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

743

755

786

50k black-blue, Sport badge

0,700

12,5

MNH, EF

 

744

756

787

60k blue, Skier

0,700

12,5

MNH, EF

 

745

757

788

1r green, Throwing the grenade

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1946

             
 

1063

1047

1056

30k green, Physical culturists  parade

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1948

             
 

1243

1192

1253A

15k blue, Slalom

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1244

1193

1254A

20k slate-blue, Motorcyclist

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1309

1246

1254

15k violet, Foot race

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1310

1247

1255

30k brown, Soccer

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1311

1248

1256

45k sepia, Motorboat race

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1312

1249

1257

50k blue, Diving

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1322

1280

1289

20k, violet-brown, Marching Youths

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1334

1292

1299

30k blue, House of Unions, Moscow

0,350

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1335

1293

1300

40k violet, Chess player's Badge

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1336

1294

1301

50k brown, House of Unions

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1949

             
 

1371

1323

1339

1r green, Women athletes

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1410

1357A

1376

20k blue, Regatta

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1411

1358A

1377

25k green, Kayak race

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1412

1359A

1378

30k violet, Swimming

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1413

1361A

1380

40k green, Soccer

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1414

1360A

1379

40k red-brown, Bicycling

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1415

1362A

1381

50k gray, Mountain climbing

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1416

1363A

1382

1r carmine-rose, Parachuting

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1417

1364A

1383

2r gray-black, High jump

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1464

1409

1415

20k, blue-green, Ski Jump

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1465

1410

1416

40k, red-orange, Girl on rings

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1466

1411

1417

50k, blue, Ice hockey

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1467

1412

1418

1r, red, Weight lifter

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1468

1413

1419

2r, violet, Wolf hunt

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1951

             
 

1645

1593

1590

40k multi, Aviation Society Emblem

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1646

1594

1591

60k brown, Flying model planes

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1647

1595

1592

1r blue-lilac, Parachutists

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1648

1596

1593

2r multi, Planes and Emblem

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1952

             
 

1671

1619

1617

40k multicol, Skaters

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1672

1620

1618

60k multicol, Skiers

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1954

             
 

1764

1714

1710

40k blue-black, Sailboat race

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1765

1713

1712

40k blue-black, Swimming

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1766

1712

1713

40k brown, Cyclists

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

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

 

1769

1715

1715

1r blue-black, Skier

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1770

1716

1716

1r blue-black, Mountain climbing

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1771

1717

1717

1r brown, Basketball

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1956

             
 

1861

1801

1793

1r red-green, Symbol of Sport Games

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1858

1798

1789

40k brown, Race Horse

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1859

1799

1790

60k green-blue, Race Horse

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1860

1800

1791

1r purple-blue, Trotter

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1909

1863

1854

40k multi, Parachute landing

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1910

1849

1840

10k carmine-rose, Relay Race

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1911

1850

1841

25k brown, Volleyball

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1912

1851

1843

25k brown, Swimming

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1913

1852

1842

25k blue, Rowing

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1914

1857

1849

40k green-red, Stadium and Flag

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1915

1859

1846

40k green-brown, Soccer

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1916

1858

1847

40k green, Fencing

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1917

1856

1850

40k blue, Diving

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1918

1853

1848

40k green, Bicycle Race

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1919

1854

1844

40k pink-yellow, Gold Medal

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1920

1855

1845

40k orange-brown, Tennis

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1921

1861

1852

60k violet, Gymnast

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1922

1860

1851

60k violet, Boxing

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1923

1862

1852

1r red-brown, Basketball

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1957

             
 

1982

1919

1910

25k violet, Ice Hockey Championship

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1983

1920

1911

40k blue, Hockey Player

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1984

1921

1912

60k emerald, Goalkeeper

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2015

1958

1956

40k violet, 10th Peace Bicycle Race

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2020

1962

1963

20k violet-brown, Woman Gymnast

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2021

1963

1964

25k green-claret, Wresting

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2022

1965

1966

40k violet, Youths of three races

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2023

1964

1965

40k blue-red, Stadium

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2024

1966

1967

60k ultra-brown, Javelin thrower

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

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

               
 

2045

1975

1976

40k violet, Luzhniki Stadium

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1918-1957    1958-1964    1965-1973    1974-1983    1984-2000

 

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. 2003/2004 ".
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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