R.S.F.S.R. (Soviet Russia) and USSR (Soviet Union)
Postage - Stamps
1918 - 1925


MINT SETS  and  SINGLE STAMPS

 

 

1918-1922     1923-1925


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Issue year

Catalog   Number
Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes
CPA
Michel
Scott

1918

             
 

1

149x

149

35k blue, Severing chain of bondage

---

13,5

MNH, EF

 

2

150x

150

70k brown, Severing chain of bondage

---

13,5

MNH, EF

 

    

         

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1921

             
 

3

151b

177

1r, orange, Symbols of Agriculture

0,400

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

4

152a

178

2r, brown, Symbols of Agriculture

0,400

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

5

153

179

5r, ultra, Symbols of Industry

0,540

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

6

154x

180

20r, blue, Soviet Symbols

0,290

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

6A

154y

180a

20r, blue, Soviet Symbols

---

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

7

155x

187a

40r, New Russia Triumphant

0,175

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

         

         

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1921

             
 

8

156ax

181

100r, orange, Symbols of Agriculture

44,4

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

8A

156ay

181a

100r, orange, Symbols of Agriculture

---

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

9

157ax

182

200r, brown, Symbols of Agriculture

4,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

10

158x

183

250r, violet, Science and Arts

78,9

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

10A

158y

183a

250r, violet, Science and Arts

---

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

10*

158Kx

183c

250r, Tete-beche pair, right inverted

---

Imperf.

MNH, VF

 

11

159x

184

300r, green, Symbols of Agriculture

3,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

12

160x

185

500r, blue, Symbols of Industry

1,100

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

13

161ax

186

1000r, carmine, Symbols of Industry

53,9

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

13A

161ay

186c

1000r, carmine, Symbols of Industry

---

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

13Á

161az

186a

1000r, carmine, Symbols of Industry

---

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

13B

161w

186b

1000r, carmine, Symbols of Industry

---

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

              

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1921

             
 

25

162

188

100r, orange, 4th Anniversary

3,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

*

(025)

IV

---

200r, brown, 4th Anniversary

---

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

26

163

189

250r, violet, 4th Anniversary

3,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

27

164

190

1000r, carmine-rose, 4th Anniversary

3,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

              

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1921

             
 

28

165x

B17

2250 r, blue, Aid to famine victim

0,670

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

29

167x

B15

2250 r, red, Relief work on Volga

0,440

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

29A

167y

B15a

2250 r, red, pelure paper

---

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

30

166x

B16

2250 r, brown, Relief work on Volga

0,150

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

31

168x

B14

2250 r, green, Relief work on Volga

0,190

Imperf.

MNH, EF

*

31A

168y

B14a

2250 r, green, pelure paper

---

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

    

         

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1922

             
 

14

169II

191

5000r on 1r orange, black surcharge

0,950

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

15

170IIa

192

5000r on 2r brown, black surcharge

0,960

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

16

171II

193

5000r on 5r blue, black surcharge

0,940

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

17

172IIx

194

5000r on 20r blue, black surcharge

0,880

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

17A

172IIy

194a

5000r on 20r ultra, black surcharge

---

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

18

173IIax

195

10000r on 40r, black surcharge

0,240

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

    

         

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1922

             
 

19

169I

196

5000r on 1r orange, red surcharge

0,245

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

20

170I

197

5000r on 2r brown, red surcharge

0,228

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

21

171I

198

5000r on 5r blue, red surcharge

0,230

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

22

172Ix

199

5000r on 20r blue, red surcharge

0,220

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

22A

172Iy

199b

5000r on 20r ultra, red surcharge

---

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

23

173Ix

200

10000r on 40r, red surcharge

2,927

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

    

         

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1922

             
 

38

177x

202

5000r, violet, World Workers Unite

0,500

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

39

178x

203

7500r, blue, Soviet Symbols

4,250

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

40

178z

205

7500r, blue, Soviet Symbols

4,250

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

41

179x

204

10000r, blue, World Workers Unite

0,100

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

42

180z

206

22500r, violet, World Workers Unite

3,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1922

             

*

59

196

C1

Plane Overprint in Red, Air Post

0,100

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

1918-1922     1923-1925

 

Comments and Abbreviations

Stamps are referenced by CPA Stamp Catalog (Moscow, 1983), Michel (2002/2003) and Scott (2002/2003).
Stamp from set marked (*) my be available as single stamp.
CPA - "Souzpechat" Central Philatelic Agency under the Ministry of Communications of the USSR. CPA catalog numbering of 1918-1980 RSFSR and USSR postage-stamps are accepted in the Russia up to days ( have a look at V.Soloviev "1857-1991 Postage-Stamps of Russian and USSR. Catalog - Reference. 2002/2003 ".
The number of stamps printed (column Print run) is quoted in millions.
MNH - Mint never hinged
MLH - Mint lightly hinged
MH - mint hinged
F - fine stamp condition
VF - very fine stamp condition
EF - extremely fine stamp condition
S - superb, better than EF
SEC - Special Event Cancel
CTO - Cancelled to order
Imperf. - Imperforated stamp


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