USSR (Soviet Union) Postage - Stamps
1936 - 1940

MINT SETS, SINGLE STAMPS, SOUVENIR SHEETS


1936-1938    1939-1940

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Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1936

             
 

529

542A

583

1k green, Pioneers set mailbox

1,000

11

MNH, EF

 

530

543A

584

2k red, Pioneers set mailbox

0,750

11

MNH, EF

 

531

544A

585

3k blue, Pioneer help to Post

0,750

11

MNH, EF

 

532

545A

586

5k rose, Pioneer help to Post

0,750

11

MNH, EF

 

533

546A

587

10k blue, Helping recover kite

0,650

11

MNH, EF

 

534

547A

588

15k brown, Girl Pioneer saluting

0,300

11

MNH, EF

               
 

535

548A

589

10k rose, Dobrolubov, writer, critic

9,900

11

MNH, EF

1937

             
 

536

549Ax

590

10k brown, Alexander Pushkin, poet

7,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

537

550Ax

591

20k green, Alexander Pushkin, poet

18,10

12,5

MNH, EF

 

538

551Ax

592

40k rose, Alexander Pushkin, poet

16,70

12,5

MNH, EF

 

539

552Ax

593

50k blue, Pushkin monument

0,980

12,5

MNH, EF

 

540

553Ax

594

80k carmine, Pushkin monument

6,200

12,5

MNH, EF

 

541

554Ax

595

1r green, Pushkin monument

0,810

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

542

1bl

596

10+50k brown, Souvenir sheet of two

0,140

Imperf.

MNH, EF

               
 

543

558A

597

3k violet, Tchaikovsky Concert Hall

0,650

12,5

MNH, EF

 

544

559A

598

5k brown, Telegraph Agency house

0,800

12,5

MNH, EF

 

545

560A

599

10k brown, Tchaikovsky Concert hall

0,620

12,5

MNH, EF

 

546

561A

600

15k black, Telegraph Agency house

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

547

562A

601

20k olive, Red Army Theater

0,420

12,5

MNH, EF

 

548

563A

602

30k black, Hotel Moscow

0,130

12,5

MNH, EF

 

549

564A

603

40k violet, Palace of the Soviets

0,200

12,5

MNH, EF

 

550

565A

604

50k brown, Red Army Theater

0,200

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

551

2bl

603a

40k violet, Souvenir sheet of four

0,084

Imperf.

MNH, EF

               
 

552

566

606

10k yellow, Feliks Dzerzhinski

3,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

553

567

607

20k gree, Feliks Dzerzhinski

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

554

568

608

40k rose,  Feliks Dzerzhinski

2,200

12,5

MNH, EF

 

555

569

609

80k carmine, Feliks Dzerzhinski

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

560

571

C69

10k red-brown, Plane YA-7

1,200

12,5

MNH, EF

 

561

572

C70

20k black-green, Plane ANT-9

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

562

573

C71

30k black-brown, Plane ANT-6

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

563

574

C72

40k black-brown, Flying boat

0,750

12,5

MNH, EF

 

564

575

C73

50k black-violet, Plane ANT-4

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

565

576

C74

80k brown-violet, Plane ANT-20

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

566

577

C75

1r black-brown, Plane ANT-14

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

567

bl3

C75a

1r brown, Souvenir sheet of four

0,060

Imperf.

MNH, EF

1938

             
 

580

581

611

5k red, Statue surmounting pavilion

5,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

581

582

612

20k rose, Soviet pavilion in Paris

2,600

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

582

583

613

50k blue, Statue decorate pavilion

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

583

584

625

10k grab-black, Route to North Pole

5,100

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

584

585

626

20k blue-gray, Route to North Pole

7,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

585

586

627

40k green-car, Soviet flag at Pole

5,100

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

586

587

628

80k rose-car, Soviet flag at Pole

6,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

587

580

610

20k green, Shota Rustaveli, poet

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

588

588

629

10k gray-red, Infantryman

1,600

12,5

MNH, EF

 

589

589

630

20k gray-red, Tankman 

3,200

12,5

MNH, EF

 

590

590

631

30k gray-red, Sailor

2,700

12,5

MNH, EF

 

591

591

632

40k gray-red, Aviator

1,600

12,5

MNH, EF

 

592

592

633

50k gray-red, Artilleryman

2,900

12,5

MNH, EF

 

593

593

634

80k gray-red, Cavalry

2,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

594

594

635

1r gray-red, Chapayev in action

7,100

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

595

595

636

10k black-red, Aviators, flight route

2,900

12,5

MNH, EF

 

596

596

637

20k brown-red, Aviators, flight route

1,900

12,5

MNH, EF

 

597

597

638

40k brown-red, Aviators, flight route

1,100

12,5

MNH, EF

 

598

598

639

50k brown-red, Aviators, flight route

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

599

599

640

10k claret, Aviators, flight route

2,800

12,5

MNH, EF

 

600

600

641

20k brown, Aviators, flight route

4,400

12,5

MNH, EF

 

601

601

642

50k violet, Aviators, flight route

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

602

614

643

10k brown-violet, Polar Expedition

2,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

603

615

644

20k blue, Polar Expedition

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

604

616

645

30k olive, Ivan Papanin and his Men

2,100

12,5

MNH, EF

 

605

617

646

50k ultra, Ivan Papanin and his Men

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

606

618

659

10k green, Nurse weighing child

1,200

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

607

619

660

15k green, Children at Lenin's statue

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

608

620

661

20k brown, Biology lesson

1,600

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

609

621

662

30k claret, Health Child Camp

1,200

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

610

622

663

40k brown, Biology lesson

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

611

623

664

50k blue, Young model builders

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

612

624

665

80k green, Young model builders

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

613

625

667

5k brown, Crimean shore

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

614

626

666

5k brown, View of Yalta

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

615

628

668

10k green, Caucas-military highway

1,600

12,5

MNH, EF

 

616

627

669

10k brown, Crimean shoreline

1,600

12,5

MNH, EF

 

617

630

670

15k brown, View near Yalta

2,100

12,5

MNH, EF

 

618

629

671

15k brown, "Swallows' Nest"

4,100

12,5

MNH, EF

 

619

631

672

20k brown, Workers Rest House

4,100

12,5

MNH, EF

 

620

632

673

30k brown, Sunset in Crimea

1,400

12,5

MNH, EF

 

621

633

674

40k brown, Alupka

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

622

634

675

50k green, Gurzuff, Crimea

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

623

635

676

80k brown, Crimean Gardens

0,820

12,5

MNH, EF

 

624

636

677

1r green, "Swallows' Nest"

0,320

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

625

637

678

5k violet, Children with model plane

3,100

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

626

638

679

10k olive-gray, Glider

4,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

627

639

680

15k pink, Captive balloon

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

628

640

681

20k blue, Dirigible over Kremlin

6,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

629

641

682

30k claret, Parachute Jumper

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

630

642

683

40k blue, Hydroplane

4,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

631

643

684

50k green, Balloon in flight

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

632

644

685

80k brown, Balloon ascent

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

633

645

686

1r green, Four-motor plane

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

634

646

687

10k red-violet, Mayakovskaya station

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

635

647

688

15k brown, Sokol Terminal

4,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

636

648

689

20k black-brown, Kiev Station

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

637

649

690

30k red-violet, Dynamo Station

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

638

650

691

40k black-brown, Train in tunnel

2,100

12,5

MNH, EF

 

639

651

692

50k brown, Revolution Square station

1,600

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

640

652

693

20k blue, Girl with parachute

9,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

641

653

694

30k claret, Young miner

8,100

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

642

654

695

40k violet-brown, Harvesting

2,100

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

643

655

696

50k rose, Students

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

644

656

697

80k blue, Aviator and Sailor

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

645

657A

698

5k scarlet, Diving

4,100

12,5

MNH, EF

 

646

658A

699

10k black, Discus

5,100

12,5

MNH, EF

 

647

659A

700

15k brown, Tennis

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

648

660A

701

20k green, Acrobatic motorcyclists

3,600

12,5

MNH, EF

 

649

661A

702

30k violet, Skier

2,600

12,5

MNH, EF

 

650

662A

703

40k green, Runners

4,100

12,5

MNH, EF

 

651

663A

704

50k blue, Soccer

1,100

12,5

MNH, EF

 

652

664A

705

80k blue, Physical Culture

0,900

12,5

MNH, EF

1936-1938    1939-1940

 

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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