USSR on XVII Olympic Games, Rome

Complete Set of 10 nos of postage stamps on the 17th Olympic Games 1960, Rome :

2359 Running [Olympic Games 1960, Rome]2360 Wrestling [Olympic Games 1960, Rome]2361 Basketball [Olympic Games 1960, Rome]2362 Weight Lifting [Olympic Games 1960, Rome]2363 Boxing [Olympic Games 1960, Rome]2364 Fencing [Olympic Games 1960, Rome]2365 Diving [Olympic Games 1960, Rome]2366 Women's Gymnastics [Olympic Games 1960, Rome]2367 Canoeing [Olympic Games 1960, Rome]2368 Steeplechase [Olympic Games 1960, Rome]

Issued by Russia

Issued on Aug 1, 1960

Issued for : The 17th Olympic Games held at Rome, Italy on August 25 to September 11, 1960.

Picture : Different Events from the 17th Olympic Games 1960 :- 5 k – Running, 10 k – Wrestling, 15 k – Basketball, 20 k – Weight Lifting, 25 k – Boxing, 40 k – Fencing, 40 k – Diving, 40 k – Women’s Gymnastics, 60 k – Canoeing and 1 r – Steeplechase.

Colour : 5 k – Multicolored, 10 k – Brown, Blue & Yellow, 15 k – Multicolored, 20 k – Black, Crimson & Salmon, 25 k – Lake, Silver & Rose, 40 k – Violet Blue, Blue & Bistre, 40 k – Violet, Gray & Pink, 40 k – Multicolored, 60 k – Multicolored and 1 r – Brown, Lilac & Pale Green.

Type : Stamps, Postal Used

Denomination : 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 40, 40, 40 & 60 Kopecks and 1 Ruble

Printing Process : Lithographed

Perforation : 11½

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