A N I M A L S

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

SETS, SOUVENIR SHEETS, SINGLE STAMPS

1918-1971    1972-2000

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1930

             
 

353

385

431

2k green, Red Cavalry after Battle

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

354

386

432

5k brown, Cavalry Charge

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

355

387

433

10k gray, Staff of 1st Cavalry Army

0,400

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

356

388

434

14k red, Plan of Action for 1st Army

0,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1931

             
 

368

397C

C15

10k violet, Airship, camel, reindeer

0,300

Imperf.

MNH, EV

               
 

373

397A

C20

10k violet, Airship, camel, reindeer

0,300

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

379

402B

C26

30k violet, Airship, icebreaker, bears

0,200

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

380

403B

C27

35k green, Airship, icebreaker, bears

0,200

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

381

404B

C28

1r black, Airship, icebreaker, bears

0,100

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

382

405B

C29

2r ultra, Airship, icebreaker, bears

0,200

Imperf.

MNH, EF

               
 

383A

402C

C30

30k violet, Airship, icebreaker, bears

0,200

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

384A

403C

C31

35k green, Airship, icebreaker, bears

0,200

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

385A

404C

C32

1r black, Airship, icebreaker, bears

0,100

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

386A

405C

C33

2r ultra, Airship, icebreaker, bears

0,100

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1939

             
 

676

699

724

10k rose-pink, Milkmaid with Cow

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

678

701

726

20k black, Shepherd tending sheep

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

682

705

730

50k red, Drove of horses

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

685

708

733

1r blue, Hunter with Polar foxes

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1947

             
 

1112

1090

1096

60k brown, N.Przewalski, mare, foal

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1113

1091

1097

60k sepia, N.Przewalski, mare, foal

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1948

             
 

1266

1222

1232

60k, multicol, "Bears in a Forest"

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1284

1256

1265

30k, gray, Horses

0,350

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1285

1257

1266

60k, green, Dairy farm

0,200

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1286

1258

1267

1r, brown, Horses

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1954

             
 

1774

1718

1718

40k blue-gray, Cattle

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1957

             
 

1988

2028

1918

15k blue, Polar Bear

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1989

1925

1919

20k red-orange, Axis Deer

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1990

1927

1920

30k ultra, Bison

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1992

1929

1922

40k olive-green, European elk

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1993

1928

1923

40k violet-blue, Sable

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1959

             
 

2289

2210

2178

40k bister-brown, Ivan Krylov

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2325

2276

2214

25k blue-black, Wild horse

2,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2326

2275

2215

25k brown, Ussuri Tiger

2,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2327

2243

2216

40k green, Red squirrel

2,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2328

2242

2217

40k green, Pine marten

2,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1960

             
 

2403

2323

2213

20k violet-blue, Hare

2,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2468

2386

2376

25k gray-red, Fur seals

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1961

             
 

2531

2525

2469

3k multi, Fox, Hare and Cock

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2532

2480

2470

4k multi, The Hunchbacked Horse

2,800

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2533

2481

2471

6k multi, The Peasant and bear

2,300

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2534

2447

2472

10k multi, Ruslan and Ludmila

2,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2535

2448A

2429

1k multi, Brown Bear

2,800

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2536

2449D

2430

6k multi, Beaver

2,100

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2537

2450D

2431

10k multi, Roe deer

2,100

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1963

             
 

2922

2804

2782

12k multicol, Whaler and whales

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1964

             
 

3041

2914B

2905a

1k red-black, Elephant

1,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

3042

2915B

2906a

2k tan-black, Giant panda

1,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

3043

2916B

2907a

4k gray-black, Polar bear

1,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

3044

2917B

2908a

6k brown-tan, European elk

1,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

3046

2919B

2910a

12k brown-black, Tiger

1,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

3048

2914A

2905

1k red-black, Elephant

5,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

3049

2915A

2906

2k tan-black, Giant panda

5,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3050

2916A

2907

4k gray-black, Polar bear

4,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

3051

2917A

2908

6k brown-tan, European elk

4,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

3053

2919A

2910

12k brown-black, Tiger

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1965

             
 

3162

3020

3000

1k black-yellow, Russian hound

4,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

3163

3021

3001

2k ultra-red, Irish setter

4,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

3164

3022

3002

3k black-ocher, Police Dog

4,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3165

3023

3004

4k brown-green, Fox terrier

4,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

3166

3024

3003

4k orange-green, Pointer

4,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

3167

3026

3005

6k blue-red, Sheepdog

4,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3168

3025

3006

6k brown-black, Borzoi

4,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

3169

3027

3007

10k green-red, Collie

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3170

3028

3008

12k gray-ocher, Husky

4,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

3171

3029

3009

16k multicol, Caucasian sheepdog

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1966

             
 

3373

3233

3218

4k blue-black, Sable, Map of Reserve

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3374

3234

3219

6k rose-black, Bear, Map of Reserve

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

3378

3238

3223

6k ocher-brown, Dogs after flight

4,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3451

3309

3286

12k multicol, Fur seals, Bering Island

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1967

             
 

3534

3386

3371

2k brown-blue, Arctic Blue Fox

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3535

3387

3372

4k blue-brown, Silver Fox

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3536

3388

3373

6k gray-black, Red Fox

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3537

3389

3374

10k brown-ocher, Muskrat

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3538

3390

3375

12k lilac-black, Emine

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3539

3391

3376

16k orange-black, Sable

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3540

3392

3377

20k brown-gray, Mink

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3544

3400

3379

10k olive, Map, Snow Leopard

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1968

             
 

3677

3545

3517

4k multi, American bison and zebra

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3679

3549

3521

10k multi, Eland and guanaco

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1969

             
 

3795

3668

3641

6k multicol, Doe and fawn

5,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3796

3669

3642

10k multicol, Fighting bisons

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3797

3670

3643

12k multicol, Lynx and cubs

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3798

3671

3644

16k multicol, Wid pig and piglets

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1971

             
 

4037

3913

3882

4k silver, Common Dolphins

4,100

11,5

MNH, EF

 

4038

3914

3883

6k silver, Sea otter

4,100

11,5

MNH, EF

 

4039

3915

3884

10k silver, Narwhals

4,100

11,5

MNH, EF

 

4040

3916

3885

12k silver, Walrus

4,100

11,5

MNH, EF

 

4041

3917

3886

14k silver, Ribbon seals

4,100

11,5

MNH, EF

1918-1971    1972-2000

 

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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