A red vinyl covered stamp album, contained within a red vinyl slip case. The cover of each item features the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games emblem, in gold. The spine of the album reads, "OLYMPIC / GAMES / MOSCOW / 1980". The title page reads, "OLYMPIAD-80 MOSCOW / OFFICIAL 1980 OLYMPIC STAMP COLLECTION". The first half of the document contains a comprehensive history of the Modern Olympics, with reports of each Olympic Games from 1896 to 1976. The stamp and souvenir sheet collection follows, featuring all the stamp series issued by the USSR Government, for the 1980 Olympic Games. Featured series include: four issues of 'Olympic Golden Cities', and nine issues of 'Olympic Sports'.
0 - Whole: H: 310 W: 290 D: 60mm (H: 12 3/16 W: 11 7/16 D: 2 3/8")
0 - Whole: H: 320 W: 300 D: 63mm (H: 12 5/8 W: 11 13/16 D: 2 1/2")
Organising Committee for the Games of the XXIInd Olympiad, Moscow 1980
International Olympic Committee; 23 Jun 1894
Ministry of Communications of the USSR
Paramount International Coin Corporation
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Dr Stephen A Don