CHESS STAMPS AND CHESS FDC FROM  1947 - 1966

 ABBREVIATIONS
NR   Country City  Date  Discription  Quantity  Value  Michel  Scott Yvert  Gibbons Rose Domfil Henninger Checkmate
1 BULGARIA Sofia 29.09.47 Balkan Games chess knight stamp 1st 9L 608 580 541 674 1 27 1 20
1erim1 BULGARIA Sofia 29.09.47 Balkan Games stamp (variety1: brown point on knight) 1st 9L 608 580 541 674 1 27(VI) 1 20
1erim2 BULGARIA Sofia 29.09.47 Balkan Games stamp (variety2: exist paper difference) 1st 9L 608 580 541 674 1 27VP 1 20
2 USSR Moscow 20.11.48 5th World Championship stamps set 3st 1,2R 1292-4 1299-301 1264-6 1440-2 2-4 113/5 2-4 21B
2erim1 USSR Moscow 20.11.48 World Ch-p stamp value 40k (variety1: picture size 22x34mm) 1st 40k 1293 I 1300 1265 1441   114(VI) 3 21B
2erim2 USSR Moscow 20.11.48 World Ch-p stamp value 50k (variety2: picture size 32,5x21,8mm) 1st 50k 1294 I 1301 1266 1442   115((VI) 4 21B
3 HUNGARY Budapest 9.04.50 Candidates Tournament stamps set 3st 3,2Ft 1092-4 889-90,C69 946-7,Ae95 1105-7 5-7 24/26 5-7 29A
3erim1 HUNGARY Budapest 9.04.50 Candidates Tournament (variety1: 5mm perf shift) 1st 1,0Ft 1093 890
947
1106 6
25(PS) 6F
29A
3erim2 HUNG Budapest 9.04.50 Candidates Tournament stamp (variety2: white dot in value 1.60) 1st 1,60Ft 1094 C69 Ae95 1107 7 26(VI) 7 29A
3FDC HUNGARY Budapest 9.04.50 Chess FDC Candidates Tournament set of 3 on FDC 3,2Ft 1092-4 889-90,C69 946-7,Ae95 1105-7 5-7 24/26 5-7 29AB
3i HUNGARY Budapest 9.04.50 Candidates Tournament imperforated 3imp st 3,2Ft 1092-4(B) 889-90,C69 946-7,Ae95 1105-7 5/7U 24/6ND 5-7U 29A
4 YUGOSLAV Dubrovnik 20.08.50 IX Chess Olympiad stamps set 5st 40Din 616-20 300-4 549-53 647-51 8-12 18/22 8-12 30A
4FDCb YUGOSLAV Dubrovnik 20.08.50 Chess FDC(black) IX Chess Olympiad set of 5 on FDC 40Din 616-20 300-4 549-53 647-51 8-12 18/22 8-12 30AC
4FDCr YUGOSLAV Dubrovnik 20.08.50 Chess FDC(red) IX Chess Olympiad set of 5 on FDC 40Din 616-20 300-4 549-53 647-51 8-12 18/22 8-12 30AB
5 CUBA Habana 1.11.51 30th Anniversary of Capablanca's victory at the 1921 World Ch-p stamps set 7st 56c 294-300 463-5,C44-6, E14 347-9,Ex12, Ae43-5 562-7, E568 13-9 24/30 13-9 33A
5erim1 CUBA Habana 1.11.51 JosF Capablanca stamp 8c (variety1: the 1st stamp in a sheet with "F" in letter JOS"E" ) 1st 8c 298 C45 Ae43 566 17 28 VI 19F 33A
5erim2 CUBA Habana 1.11.51 J.Capablanca stamp 2c (variety2: 2mm picture shift) 1st 2c 295 464 348 563 14 25(VI) 14P 33A
5erim3 CUBA Habana 1.11.51 J.Capablanca stamp 25c (variety3: with broken "5" in value 25) 1st 25c 300 E14 Ae45 E568 19 30(VI) 19 33A
5col CUBA Habana 1.11.51 Capablanca stamps set- trial color stamps 7col st 56c 294-300 463-5,C44-6, E14 347-9,Ex12, Ae43-5 562-7, E568 13-9 24-30 (PRC) 13-9 33A
5FDC CUBA Habana 1.11.51 Chess FDC(blue) 30th Anniversary of Capablanca's victory set of 7 on FDC 56c 294-300 463-5,C44-6, E14 347-9,Ex12, Ae43-5 562-7, E568 13-9 24/30 13-9 33AB
5i CUBA Habana 1.11.51 Capablanca imperf. stamps set 7imp st 56c 294-300(B) 463-5,C44-6, E14 347-9,Ex12, Ae43-5 562-7, E568 13-9 24/30ND 13-9U 33A
6 USSR Moscow 15.05.52 Recreation centre (15th Anniversary Stalin konstitution), chess players stamp 1st 40k 1629 1625 1612 1760 20 15 20 P2A
6m USSR Moscow 15.05.52 Recreation centre stamp (error: part perforate, stamp up imperforated) 1st 40k 1629 Uo 1625 1612 1760 20 15(PP) 20 P2A
6erim1 USSR Moscow 15.05.52 Recreation centre stamp (reprint in 1956 year, see scan) 1st 40k 1629 1625 1612 1760 20 15 20 P2A
7 FINLAND Helsinki 10.08.52 10th Olympiad stamp 1st 25M 412 308 395 512 21 10 21 38A
7FDC FINLAND Helsinki 10.08.52 Chess FDC 10th Olympiad 1st on FDC 25M 412 308 395 512 21 10 21 38AB
8 HUNGARY Budapest 4.04.53 Recreation centre, chess players perf stamp 1st 40f 1298 1037 1075 1283 22 18   P3A
8i HUNGARY Budapest 4.04.53 Recreation centre imperforated stamp 1imp st 40f 1298(B) 1037 1075 1283   18ND   P3B
9 POLAND Zakopane 9.02.56 1st Deaf and Dumb Championship stamps set perf 12 1/2 x 12 3/4 2st 100gr 954-5 717-8 845-6 957-8 23-4 1/2 22-3 48A
9erim1 POLAND Zakopane 9.02.56 1st Deaf and Dumb Ch-p (variety1: exist different perf 12 3/4 x 12 3/4) 1st 60gr 955 718 846 958 24 2(PV) 23 48A
9erim2 POLAND Zakopane 9.02.56 1st Deaf and Dumb Ch-p (variety2: missing 3mm of perforation in up left) 1st 60gr 955 718 846 958 24 2(PV) 23 I 48A
9erim3 POLAND Zakopane 9.02.56 1st Deaf and Dumb Ch-p (variety3: exist different papers) 1st 60gr 955 718 846 958 24 2(VP) 23 48A
9FDC1 POLAND Warsaw 9.02.56 Chess FDC 1st Deaf and Dumb Ch-p set of 2 on FDC 100gr 954-5 717-8 845-6 957-8 23-4 1/2 22-3 48AB
9FDC2 POLAND Zakopane 9.02.56 Chess FDC 1st Deaf and Dumb Ch-p set of 2 on FDC 100gr 954-5 717-8 845-6 957-8 23-4 1/2 22-3 48AC
10 BULGARIA Varna 18.07.58 5th World Students Team Championship 1st 80st 1073 1015 932 1102 25 26 24 60A
10Bgn BULGARIA Varna 18.07.58 On sheetlet border bulgar text"V World Students' Championships - 1958" 50st 50x80st 1073 1015 932 1102 25 26 24Bgn 60A
10m BULGARIA Varna 18.07.58 5th World Students' Team Ch-p (error: part perforate, exist imperf. horizontal pair) 2st 2x80st 1073UMs 1015 932 1102 25 26(PP) 24 I 60A
10erim1 BULGARIA Varna 18.07.58 5th World Students Team Ch-p(variety1: 4-windows in rook) 1st 80st 1073 1015 932 1102 25 26 VI 24D 60A
10FDC BULGARIA Sofia 18.07.58 Chess FDC 5th World Students'Team Ch-p 1st on FDC 80st 1073 1015 932 1102 25 26 24 60AB
11 USSR Moscow 30.08.58 50th Anniversary of Chigorin's death stamp 1st 40k 2137 2107 2093 2249 26 84 25 62
12 DDR Leipzig 19.09.60 14th Olympiad stamps set 3st 80pfg 786-8 B67-9 501-03 E518-20 27-9 41/3 26-8 78B
12FDC1 DDR Berlin 19.09.60 Chess FDC 14th Olympiad set of 3 on FDC 80pfg 786-8 B67-9 501-03 E518-20 27-9 41/3 26-8 78BD
12FDC2 DDR Leipzig 19.09.60 Chess FDC 14th Olympiad set of 3 on FDC 80pfg 786-8 B67-9 501-03 E518-20 27-9 41/3 26-8 78BC
13 NED. ANTILLEN Curacao 2.05.62 5th Int. Candidates Tournament stamps set 3st 80c 124-6 B55-7 315-7 436-8 30-2 8/10 29-31 90A
13FDC NED. ANTILLEN Several post offices 2.05.62 Chess FDC 5th Int. Candidates Tournament set of 3 on FDC 80c 124-6 B55-7 315-7 436-8 30-2 8/10 29-31 90AB
14 BULGARIA Varna 7.07.62 15th Olympiad perf.set 5st 39st 1324-8 1225-9 1142-6 1328-32 33-7 43/47 32-6 95A
14i BULGARIA Varna 7.07.62 15th Olympiad imperf. set 5imp st 39st 1329-33 1225-9 1142-6a 1328-32   48/52 37-41 95B
14Bgn BULGARIA Varna 7.07.62 On perf. sheets border bulgarian text "15th Chess Olympiad-Varna 1962" 5perf sheets 25x39st 1324-8 1225-9 1142-6 1328-32 33-7 43/47 32-6Bgn 95A
14iBgn BULGARIA Varna 7.07.62 On imperf. sheets border bulgarian text "15th Chess Olympiad-Varna 1962" 5imp sheets 25x39st 1329-33   1142-6a 1328-32   48/52 37-41Bgn 95B
14FDCb BULGARIA Sofia 7.07.62 Chess FDC(black) 15th Olympiad perf. set (+ imp.set + m/s) set of 5perf on FDC 39st 1324-8 1225-9 1142-6 1328-32 33-7 43/47 32-6 95AE
14iFDCr BULGARIA Sofia 7.07.62 Chess FDC(red) 15th Olympiad imperf. Set (+ perf.set + m/s) set of 5imp on FDC 39st 1329-33 1225-9 1142-6a 1328-32   48/52 37-41 95BD
15 BULGARIA Varna 7.07.62 15th Olympiad- Minisheet 76x66mm 1m/s 50st BL9 1229a BF9 MS1332a 38 53 42 95C
15erim1 BULGARIA Varna 7.07.62 15th Olympiad- Minisheet (variety1: various letters and numbers are pale) 1m/s 50st BL9 1229a BF9 MS1332a 38 53(VC) 42 95C
15FDCb BULGARIA Sofia 7.07.62 Chess FDC(black- same nr.14b)) 15th Olympiad- Minisheet 1m/s on FDC 50st BL9 1229a BF9 MS1332a 38 53 42 95CE
16 CUBA Habana 25.07.62 INDER stamps set. Boy play chess stamp 1st 13c 799 741 627 1031d 39 54 43 94
16Bgn CUBA Habana 25.07.62 Boy play chess stamp printed in se-ten 5  same value stamps) 5st 13c x5 796-800 738-42 624-8 1028-32 39 51/5 IC 43 94
16erim1 CUBA Habana 25.07.62 Boy play chess (variety1: shifted perf) 1st 13c 799 741 627 1031d 39 54(PS) 43 94
16erim2 CUBA Habana 25.07.62 Boy play chess (variety2: broken arm) 1st 13c 799 741 627 1031d 39 54(VI) 43 94
16i CUBA Habana 25.07.62 Boy play chess imperf stamp 1imp st 13c 799(B) 741 627 1031d 39 54ND 43 94
17 USSR Erevan 21.11.62 30th Soviet Ch-p stamp perforation comb K 12 1/2 1st 40k 2680A 2676 2602 2775 40 110 44 97B
17erim1 USSR Erevan 21.11.62 30th Soviet Ch-p stamp (variety1: perforation line L 12 1/2) 1st 40k 2680C 2676 2602 2775 40 110(PV) 44 97B
17erim2 USSR Erevan 21.11.62 30th Soviet Ch-p stamp (variety2: the 8th stamp in a sheet with jagged "4" of the face value 1st 40k 2680A 2676 2602 2775 40 110(VI) 44 97B
17erim3 USSR Erevan 21.11.62 30th Soviet Ch-p stamp (variety3: the 9th stamp in a sheet with short "T" in the letter "POCHTA") 1st 40k 2680A 2676 2602 2775 40 110(VI) 44 97B
17erim4 USSR Erevan 21.11.62 30th Soviet Ch-p stamp (variety4: lemon green color exist) 1st 40k 2680A 2676 2602 2775 40 110 VC 44 97B
17FDC USSR Erevan 21.11.62 Chess FDC 30th Soviet Championship 1st on FDC 40k 2680A 2676 2602 2775 40 110 44 97BC
18 PHILIPPINES Manila 30.12.62 Dr.J.Rizal play chess 1st 6+4s 715 B21 557 926 41 26 45 99A
19 USSR Moscow 22.05.63 World Championship perf stamps set 3st 26k 2763-5A 2742-4 2669-71 2857-9 42-4 54/6 46-8 100C
19erim1 USSR Moscow 22.05.63 World Championship (variety1: exist paper difference) 3st 26k 2763-5A 2742-4 2669-71 2857-9 42-4 54/6(VP) 46-8 100C
19FDC USSR Moscow 22.05.63 Chess FDC World Championship perf.set on FDC set of 3perf on FDC 26k 2763-5A 2742-4 2669-71 2857-9 42-4 54/6 46-8 100AC
19i USSR Moscow 18.05.63 World Championship imperf stamps set 3imp st 26k 2763-5B 2742-4 2669-71a 2857-9   54/6ND 46-8U 100B
19i erim1 USSR Moscow 18.05.63 World Championship imperf. set (variety1: exis paper difference) 3imp st 26k 2763-5B 2742-4 2669-71a 2857-9   54/6NP (VP) 46-8U 100B
19iFDC USSR Moscow 18.05.63 Chess FDC World Championship imperf.set set of 3imp on FDC 26k 2763-5B 2742-4 2669-71a 2857-9   54/6ND 46-8U 100AB
20 CEYLON   5.07.63 50 year Cooperation. Rural life, people playing chess 1st 60c 323 369 341 478   5    
21 NICARAGUA Managua 12.12.63 FENANIC, chess piece stamp 1st 0,35c 1343 C531 501 1493 45 17 49 109
22tab ISRAEL Tel Aviv 2.11.64 16th Olympiad stamps set 2st with tabs 0,82 312-3 269-70 263-4 288-9 46 - 47 17/8CB 50-1 118A
22erim1 ISRAEL Tel Aviv 2.11.64 16th Olympiad (variety1:a brown dot in ring) 1st 0,12 312 270 264 288 46 17(VI) 50 I 118A
22erim2 ISRAEL Tel Aviv 2.11.64 16th Olympiad (variety2:a green blotch near rook) 1st 0,7 313 269 263 289 47 18(VI) 51 I 118A
22FDC1 ISRAEL Tel Aviv 2.11.64 Chess FDC(hand+ machine) 16th Olympiad Tel Aviv set of 2 with tab on FDC 0,82 312-3 269-70 263-4 288-9 46 - 47 17/8CB 50-1 118AB+C
22FDC2 ISRAEL Beer Sheva, Netanya, Ramat Gan 2.11.64 Chess FDC(machine slogan postmark) 16th Olympiad Tel Aviv set of 2 on FDC 0,82 312-3 269-70 263-4 288-9 46 - 47 17/18 50-1 118AD-AF
23 SAN MARINO San Marino 28.08.65 Europa 1965 stamp. Rooks 1st 200L 842 621 654 782 50 14 52 128
23m SAN MARINO San Marino 28.08.65 Europa 1965 stamp (error: inverted red rooks) 1st 200L 842 621 654 782 50 14VI 52F 128
24 PHILIPPINES Manila 30.12.65 Dr.Jose Rizal overprint 1st 10s 793 B21 636 1011 51 29 53 99B
25 ROMANIA Bucurest 25.02.66 17th Olympiad in Havana stamps set 6st 7L 2478-83 1815-20 2193-8 3345-50 52-7 1/6 54-9 158i
25Bgn ROMANIA Bucurest 25.02.66 On sheets border text-olimpiada de sah cuba 1966 set of 6 sheets 50x7L 2478-83 1815-20 2193-8 3345-50 52-7 1/6 54-9Bgn 158i
25erim1 ROMANIA Bucurest 25.02.66 17th Olympiad 55b stamp (variety1: shifted red knight) 1st 55b 2480 1817 2195 3347 54 3(VI) 56 158i
26 FRANCE Le Havre 2.04.66 International Chess Festival perf stamp 1st 0,6F 1542 1154 1480 1715 58 9 60 138A
26i FRANCE Le Havre 2.04.66 International Chess Festival imperforated 1imp st 0,6F     1480a 1715   9ND 60U 138A
26icol FRANCE Le Havre 2.04.66 Int. Chess Festival-trial color stamp 1imp st/col 0,6F   1154 1480     9ND (PRC) 60F 138A
26iLux FRANCE Le Havre 2.04.66 Int. Chess Festival Deluxe minisheet 100x130mm 1Lux 0,6F   1154 1480dl     9PRL 60M 138A
26iart FRANCE Le Havre 2.04.66 Int. Chess Festival Art proof minisheet 130x160mm 1art/sh 0,6F   1154 1480     9PRL (FM) 60K 138A
26FDC FRANCE Le Havre 2.04.66 Chess FDC Int. Chess Festival 1st on FDC 0,6F 1542 1154 1480 1715 58 9 60 138AB
27 USSR Moscow 31.05.66 26th World Championship 1st 6k 3225 3215 3109 3303 59 53 62 139B
27erim1 USSR Moscow 31.05.66 26th World Ch-p (variety1: without gold color) 1st 6k 3225 3215 3109 3303 59 53 VC 61Sch 139B
27FDC USSR Moscow 31.05.66 Chess FDC World Championship 1st on FDC 6k 3225 3215 3109 3303 59 53 62 139BA
28 USSR Moscow 26.07.66 World Championship c/sheet 109x109mm 1c/s of 4 4x10k 3249 3232 BF42 MS3324 60 75 62 139C
28erim1 USSR Moscow 26.07.66 World Championship c/sheet (variety1: gold color vs silver) 1c/s of 4 4x10k 3249 3232 BL42 MS3324 60 75 VC 62F 139C
29 CUBA Habana 18.10.66 17th Olympiad Havana stamps set 6st 38c 1215-20 1145-50 1030-5 1405-10 61-6 88/93 63-8 158A
29erim1 CUBA Habana 18.10.66 XVII OlymFiada (variety1: a sheet bottom left stamp with "F" in letter OLIM"P"IADA) on 13c stamp 1st 13c 1220 1150 1035 1410 66 93(VI) 68F 158A
29erim2 CUBA Habana 18.10.66 XVII Olympiad (variety2: with line in value number "10" reads 20) on 10c stamp 1st 10c 1219 1149 1034 1409 65 92(VI) 67 158A
29FDC1 CUBA Habana 18.10.66 Chess FDC 17th Olympiad for set (+minisheet) set of 6 on FDC 38c 1215-20 1145-50 1030-5 1405-10 61-6 88/93 63-8 158AC
29FDC2 CUBA Habana 18.10.66 Chess FDC(machine slogan postmark) 17th Olympiad for set (+minisheet) set of 6 on FDC 38c 1215-20 1145-50 1030-5 1405-10 61-6 88/93 63-8 158AC
30 CUBA Habana 18.10.66 17th Olympiad Havana Minisheet 77x61mm 1m/s 30c 1221 1151 BF27 MS1411 67 94 69 158B





































































































































































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