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

USED SETS, SINGLE STAMPS, SOUVENIR SHEETS

 

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Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1918

             
 

1

149x

149

35k blue, Severing bondage chain

---

13,5

VF

 

2

150x

150

70k brown, Severing bondage chain

---

13,5

VF

1921

             
 

3

151b

177

1r orange, Symbols of Agriculture

0,400

Imperf.

VF

 

4

152a

178

2r brown, Symbols of Agriculture

0,400

Imperf.

VF

 

5

153

179

5r ultra, Symbols of Industry

0,540

Imperf.

VF

 

6

154x

180

20r blue, Soviet Symbols

0,290

Imperf.

VF

 

6A

154y

180a

20r blue, Soviet Symbols

---

Imperf.

VF

 

7

155x

187a

40r gray, New Russia Triumphant

0,175

Imperf.

VF

               
 

8

156ax

181

100r orange, Symbols of Agriculture

44,4

Imperf.

VF

 

8A

156ay

181a

100r orange, Symbols of Agriculture

---

Imperf.

VF

 

9

157ax

182

200r brown, Symbols of Agriculture

4,000

Imperf.

VF

 

10

158x

183

250r violet, Science and Art Symbols

78,9

Imperf.

VF

*

10*

158Kx

183c

250r violet, tete-beche pair

---

Imperf.

VF

 

10A

158y

183a

250r violet, Science and Art Symbols

---

Imperf.

VF

 

11

159x

184

300r green, Symbols of Agriculture

3,000

Imperf.

VF

 

12

160x

185

500r blue, Symbols of Industry

1,100

Imperf.

VF

 

13

161ax

186

1000r carmine, Symbols of Industry

53,9

Imperf.

VF

 

13A

161ay

186c

1000r carmine, Symbols of Industry

---

Imperf.

VF

 

13Á

161az

186a

1000r carmine, Symbols of Industry

---

Imperf.

VF

 

13B

161w

186b

1000r carmine, Symbols of Industry

---

Imperf.

VF

               
 

25

162

188

100r orange, 4th Anniv. of Revolution

3,000

Imperf.

VF

*

(025)

IV

---

200r brown, 4th Anniv. of Revolution

---

Imperf.

VF

 

26

163

189

250r violet, 4th Anniv. of Revolution

3,000

Imperf.

VF

 

27

164

190

1000r rose, 4th Anniv. of Revolution

3,000

Imperf.

VF

               
 

28

165x

B17

2250r blue, Aid to famine victim

0,670

Imperf.

VF

 

29

167x

B15

2250r red, Relief work on Volga

0,440

Imperf.

VF

 

29A

167y

B15a

2250r red, Relief work on Volga

---

Imperf.

VF

 

30

166x

B16

2250r brown, Relief work on Volga

0,150

Imperf.

VF

 

31

168x

B14

2250r green, Relief work on Volga

0,190

Imperf.

VF

*

31A

168y

B14a

2250r green, Relief work on Volga

---

Imperf.

VF

1922

             
 

14

169II

191

5000r orange, Surcharge in black

0,950

Imperf.

VF

 

15

170IIa

192

5000r brown, Surcharge in black

0,960

Imperf.

VF

 

16

171II

193

5000r blue, Surcharge in black

0,940

Imperf.

VF

 

17

172Iix

194

5000r blue, Surcharge in black

0,880

Imperf.

VF

 

17Aa

172IIy

194A

5000r ultra, Surcharge in black

---

Imperf.

VF

 

18

173IIax

195

10000r black, Surcharge in black

0,240

Imperf.

VF

               
 

19

169I

196

5000r orange, Surcharge in red

0,245

Imperf.

VF

 

20

170I

197

5000r brown, Surcharge in red

0,228

Imperf.

VF

 

21

171I

198

5000r blue, Surcharge in red

0,230

Imperf.

VF

 

22

172Ix

199

5000r blue, Surcharge in red

0,220

Imperf.

VF

 

22A

172Iy

199b

5000r ultra, Surcharge in red

---

Imperf.

VF

 

23

173Ix

200

10000r black, Surcharge in red

2,927

Imperf.

VF

               
 

38

177x

202

5000r violet, World Workers Unite

0,500

Imperf.

VF

 

39

178x

203

7500r blue, Soviet Symbols

4,250

Imperf.

VF

 

40

178z

205

7500r blue, Soviet Symbols

4,250

Imperf.

VF

 

41

179x

204

10000r blue, World Workers Unite

0,100

Imperf.

VF

 

42

180z

206

22500r violet, World Workers Unite

3,000

Imperf.

VF

               
 

50

200

SP16

(25r) Violet, Steamship

4,000

Imperf.

VF

 

51

198

SP17

(25r) Gray-blue, Railroad Train

9,900

Imperf.

VF

 

52

199

SP15

(25r) Light-violet, Automobile

5,000

Imperf.

VF

 

53

197

SP18

(25r) Blue-gray, Airplane

1,000

Imperf.

VF

               
 

59

196

C1

Plane Overprinted in Red, Air Post

0,100

Imperf.

VF

1923

             

*

87

212

B39

1+1r brown, Overprinted in gold 0,015 Imperf. VF

*

88

213

B40

2+2r violet, Overprinted in bronze 0,025 Imperf. VF

*

89

214

B41

4+4r violet, Overprinted in bronze 0,015 Imperf. VF
               
 

91

224C

242

1r brown, Reaping

0,500

Imperf.

VF

 

92

225C

243

2r green, Sowing

0,500

Imperf.

VF

 

93

226C

244

5r blue, Fordson Tractor

0,500

Imperf.

VF

 

94

227C

245

7r pink, Agriculture Exhibition

0,500

Imperf.

VF

 

95

224A

246

1r brown, Reaping

0,100

12,5

VF

 

96

225A

247

2r green, Sowing

0,200

12,5

VF

 

97

226A

248

5r blue, Fordson Tractor

0,200

12,5

VF

 

98

227A

249

7r pink, Agriculture Exhibition

0,150

12,5

VF

1924

             
 

195I

238BII

265

3k red & black, Death of Lenin

0,100

Imperf.

VF

 

196I

239BII

266

6k red & black, Death of Lenin

0,500

Imperf.

VF

 

197I

240BII

267

12k red & black, Death of Lenin

0,300

Imperf.

VF

 

198I

241BII

268

20k red & black, Death of Lenin

0,300

Imperf.

VF

               
 

199

238A

269

3k red-black, Death of Lenin

0,450

13,5

VF

 

200

239A

270

6k red-black, Death of Lenin

0,400

13,5

VF

 

201

240A

271

12k red-black, Death of Lenin

0,400

13,5

VF

 

202

241A

272

20k red-black, Death of Lenin

0,450

13,5

VF

               
 

203

267

C6

5k blue, Plane, Surcharged in black

0,450

Imperf.

VF

 

204

268

C7

10k green, Plane, Surcharged in black

0,450

Imperf.

VF

 

205

269

C8

15k red, Plane, Surcharged in black

0,950

Imperf.

VF

 

206

270

C9

20k car, Plane, Surcharged in black

0,145

Imperf.

VF

               
 

0205

XV

C2

1r red, Airplane Fokker F-111

---

Imperf.

VF

 

0203

XVI

C3

3r blue, Airplane Fokker F-111

---

Imperf.

VF

 

0204

XVII

C4

5r green, Airplane Fokker F-111

---

Imperf.

VF

 

0206

XVIII

C5

10r carmine, Airplane Fokker F-111

---

Imperf.

VF

1925

             
 

212

292B

294

7k blue, Lenin Mausoleum, Moscow

1,000

Imperf.

VF

 

213

293B

295

14k green, Lenin Mausoleum

1,000

Imperf.

VF

 

214

294B

296

20k carmine-rose, Lenin Mausoleum

1,000

Imperf.

VF

 

215

295B

297

40k red-brown, Lenin Mausoleum

1,000

Imperf.

VF

 

216

292A

298

7k blue, Lenin Mausoleum, Moscow

1,000

13,5

VF

 

217

293A

299

14k green, Lenin Mausoleum

1,000

13,5

VF

 

218

294A

300

20k carmine-rose, Lenin Mausoleum

1,000

13,5

VF

 

219

295A

301

40k red-brown, Lenin Mausoleum

1,000

13,5

VF

               
 

227A

298D

326a

3k brown, Academy of Science

1,000

12,5:12

VF

 

228

299A

327a

15k green, Academy of Science

0,750

12,5

VF

               
 

229

300

328

7k blue, Popov, Radio Pioneer

3,000

13,5

VF

 

230

301

329

14k green, Popov, Radio Pioneer

2,000

13,5

VF

               
 

231

302C

336

3k green, Revolters Parading

2,000

Imperf.

VF

 

232

303C

337

7k brown, Speaker haranguing mob

1,000

Imperf.

VF

 

233

304C

338

14k carmine, Barricade, Moscow

1,000

Imperf.

VF

 

234

302A

339

3k green, Revolters Parading

2,000

12,5

VF

 

235

303A

340

7k brown, Speaker haranguing mob

1,000

12,5

VF

 

236

304A

341

14k carmine, Barricade, Moscow

1,000

12,5

VF

               
 

237

305B

330

3k green, Decembrist Exiles

2,000

Imperf.

VF

 

238

306B

331

7k brown, Street rioting in Petersburg

1,000

Imperf.

VF

 

239

307B

332

14k carmine, Revolutionist leaders

1,000

Imperf.

VF

 

240

305A

333

3k green, Decembrist Exiles

2,000

13,5

VF

 

241

306A

334

7k brown, Street rioting in Petersburg

1,000

13,5

VF

 

242

307A

335

14k carmine, Revolutionist leaders

1,000

13,5

VF

 

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. 2003/2004 ".
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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