AMERICA

USSR (Soviet Union) and Russia Postage - Stamps
1918 - 2000

SETS, SOUVENIR SHEETS, SINGLE STAMPS


Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1938

             
 

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

1943

             
 

854

856

886

30k blue, Mount St. Elias, Alaska

9,990

12,5

MNH, EF

 

855

857

887

60k green, Bering Sea and ship

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

856

858

888

1r green, Mount St. Elias, Alaska

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

857

859

889

2r brown, Bering Sea and ship

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

878

890

907

30k black-red, Tehran Conference

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

879

891

908

3r blue-red, Tehran Conference

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1944

             
 

906

909

921

60k red-blue, Day of United Nations

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

907

910

922

3r red-blue, Day of United Nations

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1956

             
 

1950

1883

1875

40k, red, Benjamin Franklin

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1957

             
 

1977

1914

1905

40k brown-blue, Bering and Map

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1958

             
 

2127

2059

2036

40k black, Longfellow, american poet

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1959

             
 

2370

2279

2261

60k blue, Kremlin and US Capitol

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1960

             
 

2503

2427

2403

40k, brown-orange, Mark Twain

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, S

1962

             
 

2735

2643

2635

6k yellow-brown, O. Henry, writer

2,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1965

             
 

3215

3076

3053

3k olive, Communication by space

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

3251

3107

3088

4k lilac-red, Javelin and Running

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3252

3108

3089

6k green-red, High Jump, Shot put

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3253

3109

3090

10k brown-red, Hurdling, Hummer

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1971

             
 

4066

3942II

3915

10k brown-black, William Foster

2,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4066I

3942I

3915a

10k brown-black, William Foster

---

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1975

             
 

4460

4357

4324

20k multicol, Soyuz-Apollo docking

5,300

12:11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

4472

bl104

4336

50k gold-blue, UN 30th Anniv.

1,050

11,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

4474

4371

4338

10k multicol, Astronauts and flags

6,400

12

MNH, EF

 

4475

4372

4339

12k multicol, Spacecrafts and Earth

6,700

12

MNH, EF

 

4476

4373

4340

12k multicol, After Link-up

6,700

12

MNH, EF

 

4477

4374

4341

16k multicol, Soyuz Launch

5,300

12

MNH, EF

 

4478

bl105

4342

50k multicol, Souvenir sheet

1,400

12

MNH, EF

1976

             
 

4635

4532

4491

12k multicol, Soyuz and Apollo

5,200

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

4568

4463

4430

12k multi, Apollo-Soyuz linking

4,400

12

MNH, EF

1980

             
 

5033

4915

4807

4k multicol, Speed skating

8,600

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5034

4916

4808

6k multicol, Figure skating, pair

7,800

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5035

4917

4809

10k multicol, Ica Hockey

6,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5036

4918

4810

15k multicol, Downhill skiing

5,400

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5037

4919

4811

20k multicol, Luge

5,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5038

bl143

4812

50k multicol, Cross-country skiing

2,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

1981

             
 

5173

5055

4924

4k blue, Vitus Bering, navigator

3,800

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1986

             
 

5742

5621

5472

10k cobalt, Goodwill Games

3,200

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

5743

5622

5473

10k blue, Goodwill Games

3,200

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1987

             
 

5885

5768

5611

5k brown, John Reed, Journalist  

2,300

11,5

MNH, EF

1988

             
 

5950

5832

5672

5k multi, Soviet-US Summit,

2,700

11,5

MNH, EF

1989

             
 

6102

5983

5801

15k multicol, J. Cooper, novelist

2,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1990

             
 

6218

6097

5904

10k multicol, Goodwill Games

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1991

             
 

6302

6181

5971

20k multi, Shelekhov, Alaska, ship

2,500

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

6303

6182

5972

30k multi, Baranov, Russian America

2,200

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

6304

6183

5973

50k multi, Kuskov, Fort Ross founder

1,900

12:11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6324

6201

6002

1r multicol, William Saroyan, writer

0,900

12:11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6344

6221

6020

30k multi, Sailing ship, Map

1,900

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

6345

6222

6019

30k multi, Bering voyage to Alaska

1,900

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1992

             
 

6391

bl3

6075

3r multicol, Ship, Columbus

0,900

12:11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6402

241

6080

25r multi, Space accomplishments

1,100

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6403

242

6081

25r multi, Astronaut, Mir Station

1,100

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6404

243

6082

25r multi, Sputnik, Vostok, Apollo

1,100

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6405

244

6083

25r multi, Soyuz, Mercury, Gemini

1,100

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6409

248

6087

55k multi, Zagoskin, Alaska-Yukon

2,600

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6443

282

6108

15r multi, Monument, Flags

1,500

11,5:12

MNH, EF

1994

             
 

6537

376

6207

150r multi, Cathedral in NY

1,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1995

             
 

6589

432

6254

250r multi, Potsdam Conference

0,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6590

427

6250

250r multi, Yalta Conference, 1945

0,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6606

445

6257a

1500r multi, Shuttle Atlantis

0,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6607

446

6257b

1500r multi, Mir Orbital Station

0,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6608

447

6257c

1500r multi, Apollo comand module

0,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6609

448

6257d

1500r multi, Soyuz spacecraft

0,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6613

451

6272

500r multi, St. Nicholas, New York

0,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1996

             
 

6675

514

6334

500r multicol, Basketball, Atlanta

0,450

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6676

515

6335

1000r multicol, Boxing, Atlanta

0,450

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6677

516

6336

1000r multicol, Swimming, Atlanta

0,450

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6678

518

6338

1500r multicol, Hurdles, Atlanta

0,450

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6679

517

6337

1500r multicol, Women's gymnastics

0,450

12,5:12

MNH, EF

2000

             
 

6959

811

6583

2r multi, Soyuz-Apollo mission

0,350

12

MNH, EF

 

6960

812

6584

3r multi, Alpha Space Station

0,350

12

MNH, EF

 

6961

813

6585

5r multi, Sea-based launching station

0,350

12

MNH, EF

 

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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