USSR (Soviet Union) Postage - Stamps
1951 - 1955

MINT SETS, SINGLE STAMPS, SOUVENIR SHEETS


1951-1952    1953-1955

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Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1951

             
 

1592

1540

1541

40k, green, Government Building

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1593

1541

1542

25k gray, Greeting of Russian troops

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1594

1542

1543

40k orange, Lenin Square, Sofia

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1595

1543

1544

60k brown, Red Army Memorial

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1596

1544

1537

40k olive-green, Lenin at Razliv

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1597

1545

1538

1r indigo, Among young communists

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1598

1546

1539

25k brown, Mountain pasture

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1599

1547

1540

40k green, Government building

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1600

1548

1586

20k, green, Opera & Ballet Theater

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1601

1549

1587

25k, purple-brown, Gathering Citrus

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1602

1550

1588

40k, brown, Main street, Tbilisi

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1603

1551

1589

1r, red-brown-green, Picking tea

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1604

1552

1545

25k purple, Choibolsan  University

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1605

1553

1546

40k Ulan Bator State Theater

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1606

1554

1547

1r multicol, Mongolian Republic flag

0,600

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1607

1555

1548

40k, brown, Dmitry Furmanov

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1608

1556

1549

1r, gray, D.Furmanov at Work

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1609

1557

1550

40k gray, Russian War Memorial

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1610

1558

1551

1r brown, Russian War Memorial

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1611

1559

1552

40k brown, Kirov Machine Works

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1612

1560

1553

40k, multicolored, Bolshoi Theater

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1613

1561

1554

1r, multicolored, Russian Composers

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1614

1562

1555

25k green, Liberty Bridge, Budapest

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1615

1563

1556

40k blue, Hungarian Parliament

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1616

1564

1557

60k sepia, National Museum

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1617

1565

1558

1r sepia, Monument to Liberators

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1622

1573

1566

40k, brown-red, F. Dzerzhinski

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1623

1574

1567

1r, gray-black, Profile of Dzerzhinski

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1624

1570

1563

20k brown, Kalinin Museum

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1625

1571

1564

40k green, Mikhail Kalinin

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1626

1572

1565

1r blue, Kalinin statue

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1627

1583

1572

40k purple, Krasheninnikov

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1628

1584

1575

40k brown, Lobachevski

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1629

1582

1568

40k red, Butlerov, chemist

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1630

1586

1580

40k green, Stoletov, physicist

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1631

1579

1569

40k blue, Kovalevski, biologist

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1632

1585

1578

40k red, Miklukho-Maklai

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1633

1581

1583

40k sepia, Yablochkov

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1634

1580

1576

40k green, Lodygin

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1635

1578

1570

40k purple, Sofia Kovalevskaya

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1636

1575

1577

40k blue, Mendeleev, chemist

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1637

1576

1581

40k brown, Timiryasev

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1638

1589

1574

40k blue, Lebedev, phisicist

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1639

1577

1582

40k gray, Tsiolkovsky

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1640

1587

1579

40k sepia, Severtsev, biologist

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1641

1588

1573

40k brown, Kurnakov, chemist

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1642

1590

1571

40k orange, Kozlov, ethnographer

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1643

1591

1585

40k gray, Composer V. Kalinnikov

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1644

1592

1584

40k brown, Composer A. Aliabiev

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1645

1593

1590

40k multi, Aviation Society Emblem

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1646

1594

1591

60k brown, Flying model planes

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1647

1595

1592

1r blue-lilac, Parashutists

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1648

1596

1593

2r multi, Planes and Emblem

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1649

1597

1594

40k brown, Viktor Vasnetsov, painter

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1650

1598

1595

1r multicol, Painting by Vasnetsov

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1651

1599

1596

40k blue, Hydroelectric Station

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1652

1600

1597

1r brown, Spasski Tower, Kremlin

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1653

1601

1598

20k, multicol, Kakhovski HES Dam

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1654

1602

1599

30k, multicol, Volga-Don Canal

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1655

1603

1600

40k, multicol, Stalingrad HES Dam

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1656

1604

1601

60k, multicol, Turkmenian canal

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1657

1605

1602

1r, multicol, Kuibyshev HES Dam

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1658

1606

1603

40k, gray-red, Signing Peace Appeal

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1659

1608

1605

20k, gray-blue, Monument to Zizhka

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1660

1609

1606

25k, red-brown, Red Army Memorial

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1661

1610

1607

40k, red-orange, Julius Fuchik

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1662

1611

1608

60k, black, Smetana Museum, Praga

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1663

1612

1609

1r, black, Soviet Liberators Memorial

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1664

1607

1604

40k black, Mikhail Ostrogradski

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1665

1613

1610

40k blue-gray, Hydroelectric station

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1666

1614

1611

1r purple, Hydroelectric station

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1952

             
 

1667

1615

1612

40k blue-green, Lenin as a schoolboy

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1668

1616

1613

60k blue, Lenin among children

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1669

1617

1614

1r brown, Lenin and peasants

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1670

1618

1615

1r, sepia, P. Semenov-Tianshanski

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1671

1619

1617

40k multicol, Skaters

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1672

1620

1618

60k multicol, Skiers

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1673

1621

1616

40k sepia, V. Kovalevski, biologist

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1674

1622

1619

40k sepia, Nikolai Gogol

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1675

1623

1620

60k multicol, Gogol and Belinski

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1676

1624

1621

1r multicol, Gogol and peasants

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1677

1625

1622

40k, green, G. Ordzhonikidze

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1678

1626

1623

1r, sepia, G. Ordzhonikidze

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1679

1628

1624

40k red-black, Workers and Red Flag

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1680

1629

1625

40k red-green, Workers' Rest Home

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1681

1627

1627

40k red-black, Schoolgirl

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1682

1630

1626

40k red-brown, Soviet citizens

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1683

1632

1629

40k brown, Victor Hugo, writer

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1684

1631

1628

40k green, Novikov-Priboy and Ship

3,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1686

1634

1631

40k, multicol, Sedov, Arctic explorer

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1687

1635

1632

40k multicol, Symbols of Romania

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1688

1636

1633

60k green, Soviet  Army Memorial

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1689

1637

1634

1r ultra, Bucharest

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1690

1638

1635

40k black, Zhukovski, poet

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1691

1639

1636

40k black, Karl Bryulov, painter

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1692

1640

1637

40k green, Ogarev, poet

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1693

1641

1638

40k brown, Uspenski, writer

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1694

1642

1639

40k multicol, Admiral Nakhimov

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1695

1643

1640

40k salmon, Tartu University

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1696

1644

1642

40k brown-red, Radishchev, writer

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1697

1646

1643

40k multicol, Volga-Don Canal

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1698

1647

1644

1r brown-red, Lenin and Stalin

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1699

1645

1641

40k brown, Nasyri, Tartat educator

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1700

1648

1645

40k red-black, Fedotov, painter

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1701

1649

1646

40k red-brown, Polenov, painter

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1702

1650

1647

1r multi, Painting by Polenov

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1703

1653

1650

1r brown, Token of Veneration

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1704

1654

1651

2r red-brown, Order of Red Star

3,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1705

1655a

1652

3r blue, Order Red Workers' Banner

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1706

1656a

1653

5r carmine, Order of Red Banner

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1707

1657a

1654

10r rose, Order of Lenin

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1708

1651

1648

40k gray-red, Odoyevski, poet

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1709

1652A

1649

40k green, Mamin-Sibiryak, writer

3,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1710

1659

1656

40k violet, Byelorusskaya Station

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1711

1660

1657

40k ultra, Botanical garden station

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1712

1661

1658

40k gray, Novoslobodskaya station

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1713

1662

1659

40k green, Komsomolskaya station

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1714

1658

1655

40k blue,Bekhterev, neuropathologist

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1951-1952    1953-1955

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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