The 94 stamps and 8 souvenir sheets in this 1983 mint year set will transport you to a place and time that can never be duplicated. You’ll feel as if you’re actually in this powerful nation as you peruse these wonderful stamps.
One of the things that is evident when you look at this set is the importance of the sea to the people of the Soviet Union. There are three separate sets that incorporate a nautical theme; a set of edible fish native to the region, a beautifully engraved Soviet shipping fleet, and several lighthouses found along the coast of the Baltic Sea. Because the Baltic Sea touches the shorelines of several nations, these lighthouses are amazingly different in design.
A fascinating souvenir sheets takes a breathtaking look at Moscow’s modern skyline. Issued to commemorate the SOZPHILEX stamp show, this sheet shows the Luzhniki Sports Palace, Moscow University, the Children’s Musical Theater, Tourist Hotel, Council of Ministers Building, Ismailovo Hotel, and the Hammer and Sickle Steel Mill.