Complete set of 2 commemorative postage stamps on the World Figure Skating Championships 1977 :

Ice DancingPair SkatingIssued by Japan

Issued on Mar 1, 1977

Issued for : Two 50-yen postage stamps were issued to commemorate the 1977 World Figure Skating Championships.

Colour : Multicolour

Type : Stamps, Postal Used

Denomination : 50 Yen both

Stamp Size : (A) 38.50 mm x 28.05 mm and (B) 28.05 mm x 38.50 mm

Quantity Issued : 30,000,000 stamps each

About : 

  • This sports meet was held for six days from March 1 this year at the National Yoyogi Stadium in Tokyo under the sponsorship of the International Skating Union and arranged by the National Skating Union of Japan.
  • This was a memorable meet to be held for the first time not only in Japan but also in Asia.
  • About 150 skators from some 20 countries were scheduled to take part in the meet to compete the beauty of graceful gliding on ice and the beauty of lively motions in the three events of single skating, pair skating and ice dancing.