ASTRONOMY

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

1954

             
 

1779

1724

1722

40k, black-blue, Pulkov Observatory

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1955

             
 

1808

1754

1752

1r, multicol, Copernicus by Matejko

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1956

             
 

1958

1895

1887

40k ultra, F. Bredichin, astronomer

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1957

             
 

2017

1961

1957

40k brown-blue, Telescope

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2018

1985

1958

40k indigo, Comet and observatory

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2019

1992

1959

40k violet, Rocket leaving earth

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1958

             
 

2197

2110A

2092

40k brown, Crimea Observatory

1,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2198

2111D

2093

60k blue, Moscow University

1,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2199

2112A

2094

1r blue-brown, Telescope

1,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1964

             
 

2968

2862

2839

4k orange, Sun and Radar

6,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

2969

2863

2840

6k orange-blue, Sun, Earth

6,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

2970

2864

2841

10k blue-orange, Earth, Sun

6,000

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3029

3006

2986

12k brown-green,  Galileo

2,500

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3128

2990

2970

4k blue, Struve, Astronomer

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1965

             
 

3153

3117

2971A

4k brown, Stenberg, Astronomer

3,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

1969

             
 

3827

3700

3673

2k multicol, Plane AN-2

4,000

11:12,5

MNH, EF

 

3828

3701

3674

3k multicol, Plane PO-2

4,000

11:12,5

MNH, EF

 

3829

3702

3675

4k multicol, Plane ANT-9

3,500

11:12,5

MNH, EF

 

3830

3703

3676

6k multicol, Plane TsAGI 1-EA

3,000

11:12,5

MNH, EF

 

3831

3704

3677

10k multicol, Plane ANT-20

3,000

11:12,5

MNH, EF

 

3832

3705

3678

12k multicol, Plane TU-104

2,500

11:12,5

MNH, EF

 

3833

3706

3679

16k multicol, Helicopter MIG-10

2,500

11:12,5

MNH, EF

 

3834

3707

3680

20k multicol, Plane IL-62

2,000

11:12,5

MNH, EF

 

3835

3708bl

3681

50k multicol, Plane TU-144

1,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

1973

             
 

4218

4096

4060

10k ultra-sepia, Copernicus

2,500

11,5

MNH, EF

1985

             
 

5676

5555

5406

10k blue, Largest  Telescope

2,450

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1987

             
 

5893

5776

5619

20k olive, Radiotelescope RATAN

2,600

11,5

MNH, EF

1989

             
 

6095

5976

5796

10k multi, Pulkovskaya  Observatory

3,100

11,5

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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