A R T S

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

SETS, SOUVENIR SHEETS, SINGLE STAMPS

 

1918-1990    1991-2000

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1921

             
 

10

158x

183

250r, violet, Science and Arts

78,9

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

10A

158y

183a

250r, violet, Science and Arts

---

Imperf.

MNH, EF

1935

             
 

515

528

569

5k red, Persian Art Exposition

0,100

14

MNH, EF

 

516

529

570

10k green, Persian Art Exposition

0,070

14

MNH, EF

*

517

530

571

15k violet, Persian Art Exposition

0,070

14

MNH, EF

*

518

531

572

35k brown, Persian Art Exposition

0,060

14

MNH, EF

1948

             
 

1223

1179

1189

30k violet, State Hermitage

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1224

1180

1190

50k green, Peter I Monument

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1950

             
 

1504

1454

1451

40k green, Tretyakov Gallery

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1506

1455

1450

40k blue, Museum of Oriental culture

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1510

1458

1457

40k violet, Pushkin Art Museum

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1956

             
 

1907

1847

1838

40k multicol, Tretiakov Art Gallery

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1908

1848

1839

40k multicol, Picture by Savrasov

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1934

1872

1863

40k, multicol, Statue of Nestor

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1935

1873

1864

1r, multicol, Statue of Nestor

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1957

             
 

1994

1932

1925

40k carmine, Lace maker, Vologda

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1995

1930

1927

40k brown, Woodcarver, Moscow

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1996

1931

1924

40k red, Hohloma wooden products

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1997

1933

1926

40k ultra, Bone carver, North Russia

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1957

             
 

2039

1980B

1937

20k, multicol, Sculptor at work

0,015

Imperf.

MNH, EF

               
 

2057

1988

1988

40k brown, Stasov, Art critic

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2058

1989

1989

1r black, Stasov, Art critic

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2098

2029

2018

40k black, Artists , Academy of Art

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2099

2030

2019

60k black, Red Army Monument

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2100

2031

2020

1r black, Worker and Peasant

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1958

             
 

2119

2050A

1928

40k brown, Rug weaver, Turkmenia

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2120

2051A

1929

40k multicol, Painting, Palekh

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2147

2074

2060

40k multicol, Overprinted in Blue

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1963

             
 

2817

2716

2701

4k multi, Wooden Dolls and Toys

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2818

2717

2702

6k multi, Pottery, Ukraine

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2819

2718

2703

10k multi, Bookbinding, Estonia

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2820

2719

2704

12k multi, Metalware, Dagestan

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1964

             
 

3027

3005

2985

6k brown-orange, Michelangelo

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3129

2988

2968

4k gray, Dovzhenko, film producer

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3130

2992

2968a

6k olive, Scene from "Tchapaev"

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3142

3007

2987

4k multicol, Tsar's Helmet

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3143

3008

2988

6k multicol, Gold Saddle

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3144

3009

2989

10k multicol, Jeweled fur crown

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3145

3010

2990

12k multicol, Tsar's gold ladle

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3146

3011

2991

16k multicol, Silver bowl

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1965

             
 

3257

3120

3095

4k blue, Scene from "Potemkin"

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3258

3121

3096

6k multi, Scene from "Young Guard"

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3259

3122

3097

12k multi, Film "Ballad of a Soldier"

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1966

             
 

3304

3173

3152

6k multicol, Porcelain figurines

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3305

3174

3153

10k multicol, Tea set, Dimitrov

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3327

3190

3173

4k red-black, Film "Hamlet"

5,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3328

3191

3174

10k ultra, "The Quick and Dead"

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

3453

3313

3290

4k yellow, Golden Stag, Scythia

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3454

3314

3291

6k gray, Silver jug, Persia

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

3455

3315

3292

10k violet, Statue of Voltaire

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

3456

3316

3293

12k emer, Malachite vase, Ural

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

3457

3317

3294

16k ocher, Painting by Caravaggio

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1967

             
 

3479

3339

3319

2k green, Lenin as student

4,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

3480

3340

3320

3k brown, Lenin, statue in Ulyanovsk

4,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

3481

3341

3321

4k olive, Lenin in Razliv

4,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

3482

3342

3322

6k silver, Lenin, by Neroda

4,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

3483

3343

3323

10k siler, Lenin as orator, by Andreev

4,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

3484

3344

3323A

10k gold,Lenin as orator, by Andreev

4,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1968

             
 

3653

3625

3500

6k sepia-brown, Laocoon

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1969

             
 

3788

3661

3634

4k multicol, Wine horn, Turkmenia

5,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

3789

3662

3635

6k multicol, Persian Simurg vessel

4,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

3790

3663

3636

12k multicol, Head of Goddess 

4,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

3791

3664

3637

16k multicol, Bodhisattva, Tibet

3,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

3792

3665

3638

20k multicol, Statue of Ebisu, Japan

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1971

             
 

4068

3952

3919

10k multicol, Diamond daffodils

4,600

11,5

MNH, EF

 

4069

3950

3918

10k multicol, Shakh Diamond

4,600

11,5

MNH, EF

 

4070

3951

3917

10k multicol, Diamond Brooch

4,600

11,5

MNH, EF

 

4071

3954

3920

20k multicol, Diamond Pendant

4,200

11,5

MNH, EF

 

4072

3953

3921

20k multicol, Diamond Rose

4,100

11,5

MNH, EF

 

4073

3955

3922

30k multicol, Diamond Pendant

3,800

11,5

MNH, EF

1977

             
 

4760

4655

4608a

4k multi, Bas-relief, 12th Century

6,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4761

4656

4608b

6k multi, Necklace, 12th Century

6,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4762

4657

4608c

10k multi, Mask, 13th Cent., Suzdal

6,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4763

4658

4608d

12k multi, Archangel Mikhail, icon

6,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4764

4659

4608e

16k multi, Chalice by Ivan Fomin

6,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4765

4660

4608f

20k multi, Basil's Cathedral, Moscow

6,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1978

             
 

4913

4792

4709

6k multi, Silver Cup, 12th Century

6,800

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4914

4793

4710

10k multi, Church, 12th Century

6,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4915

4794

4711

12k multi, St. George Icon, 15th Cent.

5,300

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4916

4795

4712

16k multi, The Czar cannon, 1586

4,900

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1979

             
 

4967

4849

4753

2k multicol, Bogorodsk wood carving

8,200

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4968

4850

4754

3k multicol, Khokhloma bowls

8,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4969

4851

4755

4k multicol, Zhestovo tray

7,700

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4970

4852

4756

6k multicol, Kholmogori carved bone

6,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4971

4853

4757

15k multicol, Lace, Vologda

4,900

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1988

             
 

6017

5898

5727

10k claret, Sculpture by Mukhina

8,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

6019

5900

5729

20k olive-gray, Lyre, Art tools

8,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

6020

5901

5730

25k green, Discobolus, by Myron

8,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

6022

5903

5732

35k brown, Mercury by Giambologna

6,500

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

6024

5905

5734

1r blue-gray, UPU emblem

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6025

5906

5735

5k green, Samson Fountain,1723

2,500

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6026

5907

5736

10k green, Adam Fountain, 1722

2,500

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6027

5908

5737

15k green, Golden Mountain Cascade

2,500

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6028

5909

5738

30k green, Poman Fountains, 1763

2,500

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6029

5910

5739

50k green, Oak Tree Foutain, 1735

2,500

11,5:12

MNH, EF

1918-1990    1991-2000

 

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. 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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