USSR (Soviet Union) Postage - Stamps
1946 - 1950

USED SETS, SINGLE STAMPS, SOUVENIR SHEETS

 

1946    1947    1948    1949    1950

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Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1946

             
 

1019

1003

1022

30k brown, Victory Medal, Stalin

3,500

12,5

VF

 

1020

1004

1021

30k violet, Victory Medal, Stalin

3,500

12,5

VF

 

1021

1005

1024

60k henna, Victory Medal, Stalin

4,500

12,5

VF

 

1022

1006

1023

60k black, Victory Medal, Stalin

4,500

12,5

VF

 

1023

1007

1025

60k red, Soviet soldier, Kremlin

2,500

12,5

VF

               
 

1027

1011

1029

60k brown, Artillery on Red Squary

3,000

12,5

VF

 

1028

1012

1030

2r violet, Artillery on Red Squary

0,500

12,5

VF

 

1029

1013

1031

3r red, Victory Parade, Moscow

0,500

12,5

VF

               
 

1030

1014

992A

5k violet, Iakovlev-3 fighter

12,5

3,000

VF

 

1031

1015

992B

10k henna, Petliakov-2 Dive bombers

12,5

3,000

VF

 

1032

1017

992D

15k green, Petliakov-8 heavy bomber

12,5

3,000

VF

 

1033

1016

992C

15k henna, Ilyushin-2 bombers

12,5

3,000

VF

 

1034

1018

992E

20k gray, Tupolev-2 bombers

12,5

3,000

VF

 

1035

1020

992F

30k violet, Ilyushin-4 far-bombers

12,5

3,000

VF

 

1036

1019

992G

30k brown, Polikarpov-2 biplane

12,5

3,000

VF

 

1037

1021

992H

50k blue-violet, Lavochkin-7 fighters

12,5

3,000

VF

 

1038

1022

992I

60k blue-violet, Iakovlev-9 fighter

12,5

3,000

VF

               
 

1039

1029A

1036

60k carmine, Gold Star Medal

5,000

12,5:12

VF

 

1040

1026A

1034

60k plum, Hammer and Sickle medal

5,000

12,5:12

VF

 

1041

1025A

1032

60k green, Order of Lenin

5,000

12,5:12

VF

 

1042

1031A

1037

60k red, Order of Red Banner

5,000

12,5:12

VF

 

1043

1027A

1038

60k violet, Order of  Workers banner

5,000

12,5:12

VF

 

1044

1028A

1033

60k brown, Order of Red Star

5,000

12,5:12

VF

 

1045

1030A

1035

60k blue, Order of Veneration

5,000

12,5:12

VF

               
 

1046

1023

1050

30k brw, Chebyshev, mathematician

5,000

12,5

VF

 

1047

1024

1051

60k gray, Chebyshev, mathematician

3,000

12,5

VF

               
 

1048

1040

1049

20k sepia, Mikhail Kalinin

0,500

12,5

VF

               
 

1049

1041

1052

15k brown, View of Sukhumi

5,000

12,5

VF

 

1050

1042

1053

30k green, Promenade in Gagri

5,000

12,5

VF

 

1051

1043

1054

30k green, Sanatorium in Sochi

5,000

12,5

VF

 

1052

1044

1055

45k brown, New Afon Sanatorium

5,000

12,5

VF

               
 

1053

1045

1047

30k brown, Maxim Gorki, writer

5,000

12,5

VF

 

1054

1046

1048

60k green, Maxim Gorki, writer

5,000

12,5

VF

               
 

1055

1035A

1041

60k blue, Marshal's Star

5,000

12,5:12

VF

 

1056

1036A

1046

60k violet, Medal for Bravery

5,000

12,5:12

VF

 

1057

1032A

1043

60k blue, Heroic Service in Battle

5,000

12,5:12

VF

 

1058

1037A

1040

60k brown, Workers' Gallantry

5,000

12,5:12

VF

 

1059

1039A

1039

60k salmon, Workers' achievement

5,000

12,5:12

VF

 

1060

1038A

1045

60k carmine, Defense of Moscow

5,000

12,5:12

VF

 

1061

1033A

1044

60k green, Defense of Caucasus

5,000

12,5:12

VF

 

1062

1034A

1042

60k green, Defense of Soviet Arctic

5,000

12,5:12

VF

               
 

1063

1047

1056

30k green, Physical culturists  parade

3,000

12,5

VF

               
 

1064

1052

1074

1r claret, Bravery

1,000

12,5

VF

 

1065

1054

1071

1r black, Services in Battle

1,000

12,5

VF

 

1066

1049

1068

1r carmine, Workers' Gallantry

1,000

12,5

VF

 

1067

1048

1067

1r violet, Workers' Achievement

1,000

12,5

VF

 

1068

1053

1073

1r black, Defense of Moscow

1,000

12,5

VF

 

1069

1055

1072

1r brown, Defense of Caucasus

1,000

12,5

VF

 

1070

1050

1070

1r black, Defense of Soviet Arctic

1,000

12,5

VF

 

1071

1051

1069

1r carmine, Partisan of Patriotic War

1,000

12,5

VF

               
 

1072

1056

1059

5k brown, Belfry in Kremlin, bridge

3,000

12,5

VF

 

1073

1057

1060

10k sepia, Bolshoi Theater, Moscow

3,000

12,5

VF

 

1074

1058

1061

15k chestnut, Hotel Moscow

3,000

12,5

VF

 

1075

1059

1062

20k brown, Sverdlov Squere

3,000

12,5

VF

 

1076

1060

1063

45k green, View of Kremlin, bridge

3,000

12,5

VF

 

1077

1061

1064

50k brown,  Lenin Museum

3,000

12,5

VF

 

1078

1062

1065

60k violet, Red Squere, Moscow

3,000

12,5

VF

 

1079

1063

1066

1r brown, Spasski Tower, Moscow

1,000

12,5

VF

               
 

1080

1064

1057

30k green, Tanks in Red Square

3,000

12,5

VF

 

1081

1065

1058

60k brown, Tanks in Red Square

3,000

12,5

VF

               
 

1082

1066

1075

5k olive, Combine in field

5,000

12,5

VF

 

1083

1067

1076

10k green, Oil Derricks

3,000

12,5

VF

 

1084

1068

1077

15k brown, Miner, coal transportation

3,000

12,5

VF

 

1085

1069

1078

20k violet, Metallurgy

5,000

12,5

VF

 

1086

1070

1079

30k brown, Blast Furnaces

5,000

12,5

VF

               
 

1087

1071

1080

15k black-red, Stamps, ship, train

2,000

12,5

VF

 

1088

1072

1081

30k green-brown, Soviet Stamp

2,000

12,5

VF

 

1089

1073

1082

60k green-black, Soviet Stamps

2,000

12,5

VF

 

1090

bl6

1080a

15k, Sheet of four, Souvenir sheet

0,100

Imperf.

VF

 

1091

bl7

1081a

30k, Sheet of four, Souvenir sheet

0,100

Imperf.

VF

 

1092

bl8

1082a

60k, Sheet of four, Souvenir sheet

0,100

Imperf.

VF

               
 

1093

1074B

1083b

30k brown-orange, Lenin and Stalin

0,500

Imperf.

VF

 

1094

1075B

1084a

30k green, Lenin and Stalin

0,500

Imperf.

VF

 

1095

1074A

1083

30k brown-orange, Lenin and Stalin

2,000

12,5

VF

 

1096

1075A

1084

30k green, Lenin and Stalin

2,000

12,5

VF

 

1097

bl9

1083a

30k brown-orange, Sheet of four

0,100

Imperf.

VF

               
 

1098

1076

1089

30k sepia, Nikolai Nekrasov, poet

5,000

12,5

VF

 

1099

1077

1090

60k brown, Nikolai Nekrasov, poet

2,000

12,5

VF

               
 

1100

1078

1100

30k brown, Stalin Prize Madal

2,000

12,5

VF

               
 

1101

1079

1085

30k sepia, Dnieprostroy Dam

5,000

12,5

VF

 

1102

1080

1086

60k blue, Dnieprostroy Dam

5,000

12,5

VF

1946    1947    1948    1949    1950

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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