July72014

Czechoslovakia - 1951 9th Sokol Congress. Issued 21/06/51. Designed by Jiri Svengsbir. Intaglio printed.

  • Gymnastics - Firmly Supporting the Homeland
  • Discus - Soviet Physical Culture: Our Model
  • Football  - Sokol Belongs to the Workers
  • Skiing - Far-ranging Physical Education Classes
July62014

Czechoslovakia - 1961 Sporting Events. Set issued 10/02/61 and produced using an Intaglio printing process.

Top row left to right:

  • 40th Anniversary of Czech Physical Culture
  • 35th Anniversary of Rugby in Czechoslovakia
  • World Figure Skating Championships in Prague

Middle row left to right:

  • International Motorcycling Grand Prix in Brno
  • European Rowing Championships in Prague

Bottom row left to right

  • 60th Anniversary of Football in Czechoslovakia
  • 65th Anniversary of the Bechovice-Prague Road Race
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Czechoslovakia - 1964 Tokyo Olympics. Set issued 02/09/64 designed by Anna Podzemna and produced using an Intaglio printing process.

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October162012
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Road Cycling World Championships 1960

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Road Cycling World Championships 1960

August272012
Czechoslovakia - First National Spartakiad 1955
CSSR I Celostatni Spartakiada 1955

Czechoslovakia - First National Spartakiad 1955

CSSR I Celostatni Spartakiada 1955

August62012
Poland 1963: Regional Spartakiad (Wojewodzka Spartakiada) held in Krotoszyn

Poland 1963: Regional Spartakiad (Wojewodzka Spartakiada) held in Krotoszyn

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DDR 1958: 1st Spartakiad of the Friendly Armies held in Leipzig
The cachet “für die festigung der brüderlichen zusammenarbeit der armeen des sozialistischen lagers” translates as “strengthening the fraternal cooperation between the armies of the socialist camp”

DDR 1958: 1st Spartakiad of the Friendly Armies held in Leipzig

The cachet “für die festigung der brüderlichen zusammenarbeit der armeen des sozialistischen lagers” translates as “strengthening the fraternal cooperation between the armies of the socialist camp”

August52012

3rd National Spartakiad - Czechoslovakia 1965

August42012
Postcard issued in 1983 to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Polish cooperative sports club KS Nadwiślan who are based in Krakow, Poland’s second city. The pre-printed  stamp has pictograms representing each of the sport sections of the club. Behind The Curtain: Travels in East European Football

Postcard issued in 1983 to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Polish cooperative sports club KS Nadwiślan who are based in Krakow, Poland’s second city. The pre-printed  stamp has pictograms representing each of the sport sections of the club. Behind The Curtain: Travels in East European Football

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Polish postcard celebrating the Polish medal haul from the 1972 Munich Olympic games. Features a postmark commemorating the Polish National Spartakiad of 1985: Olympic Visions: Images of the Games Through History

Polish postcard celebrating the Polish medal haul from the 1972 Munich Olympic games. Features a postmark commemorating the Polish National Spartakiad of 1985: Olympic Visions: Images of the Games Through History

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Polish postcard celebrating the Polish medal haul from the 1964 Olympic games held in Tokyo. Features a postmark commemorating the Polish National Spartakiad of 1984: Olympic Visions: Images of the Games Through History

Polish postcard celebrating the Polish medal haul from the 1964 Olympic games held in Tokyo. Features a postmark commemorating the Polish National Spartakiad of 1984: Olympic Visions: Images of the Games Through History

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