BALLET

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

1940

             
 

746

758

789

15k green, Tchaikovsky Museum

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

747

759

790

20k brown, Peter Tchaikovsky

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

748

760

791

30k blue, Peter Tchaikovsky

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

749

761

792

50k red-lilac, Tchaikovsky Museum

0,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

750

762

793

60k red, Peter Tchaikovsky

0,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1946

             
 

1073

1057

1060

10k sepia, Bolshoi Theater, Moscow

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1075

1059

1062

20k brown, Sverdlov Squere

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1950

             
 

1485

1433

1430

25k gray, State Theater, Tashkent

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1527

1477

1474

25k green, Opera and Ballet Theater

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1546

1497

1494

60k, blue, Opera & Ballet Theater

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1590

1538

1535

1r red, Opera and Ballet Theater

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1951

             
 

1600

1548

1586

20k, green, Opera & Ballet Theater

1,000

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

1958

             
 

2132

2063B

2044a

40k green, Tchaikovsky composer

0,150

Imperf.

MNH, S

 

2133

2062B

2045a

40k green-ultra, Swan Lake Ballet

0,150

Imperf.

MNH, S

1961

             
 

2645

2578

2548

2k multi, "Red Flower", Ballet

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2646

2579

2549

3k multi, "Paris Flame", Ballet

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2647

2557A

2550

6k multi, "Romeo and Juliet", Ballet

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2648

2558A

2551

10k multi, "Swan Lake", Ballet

2,300

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1962

             
 

2658

2574

2561

4k red, Dancers

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1966

             
 

3367

3218

3207

4k red-black, Tchaikovsky monument

2,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

3368

3219

3208

6k red-black, Peter Tchaikovsky

2,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

3369

3220

3209

16k red-black, Tchaikovsky House

2,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1970

             
 

3938

3813

3784

6k multi, "Swan Lake", Ballet

5,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1971

             
 

3979

3850

3829

10k multicol, "Summer" Dance

4,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3980

3851

3831

10k multicol, Ukrainian Dance

4,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3981

3852

3832

10k multicol, Adzharian Dance

4,400

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3982

3853

3833

10k multicol, Gypsy Dance

4,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3983

3854

3830

10k multicol, On the Skating Rink

4,100

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1976

             
 

4558

4454

4421

10k yellow-blue, Bolshoi Theater

3,200

11,5

MNH, EF

1978

             
 

4826

4722

4649

1k multicol, Tilip, Bolshoi Theater

8,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1979

             
 

4995

4877

B126

1r+50k gold, Opera Theater, Erevan

0,700

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1981

             
 

5180

5062

4931

4k purple, S. Prokofiev, composer

3,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1983

             
 

5391

5272

5142

4k multicol, Kirov Opera & Ballet

5,300

11,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

5394

5274

5144

4k brown, Khachaturian, composer

4,700

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1984

             
 

5528

5407

5277

5k black, B. Asafiev, composer

3,600

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1990

             
 

6198

6078

5888

15k black, Tchaikovsky, composer

2,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1991

             
 

6314

6191

5993

15k brown, Prokofiev, composer

2,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1992

             
 

6430

269

6099

10r multicol, Nutcrackers, russian

0,600

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6431

270

6100

10r multicol, Nutcrackers, german

0,600

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6432

271

6101

25r multicol, Ballet scene

0,600

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6433

272

6102

25r multicol, Nutcrackers, ballet

0,600

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1993

             
 

6444

283

6126

25r multicol, Marius Petipa

1,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6445

284

6127

25r multicol, Sleeping Beauty, ballet

1,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6446

285

6128

25r multicol, Swan Lake, ballet

1,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6447

286

6129

25r multicol, Raymonda, ballet

1,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1995

             
 

6571

410

6241

500r multicol, Scheherazade, Ballet

0,700

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6572

411

6242

500r multicol, The Fire Bird, Ballet

0,700

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6573

412

6243

500r multicol, Petrouchka, Ballet

0,700

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1996

             
 

6689

530

6347a

750r multicol, Aleksander Gorsky

0,550

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6690

531

6347b

750r multicol, Don Quixote, Ballet

0,550

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6691

532

6347c

1500r multicol, Giselle, Ballet

0,550

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6692

533

6347d

1500r multicol, La Bayadere, Ballet

0,550

12,5:12

MNH, EF

2000

             
 

6997

849

6606a

30k multi, Seasons of Russian Ballet

0,350

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

7005

857

6606i

3r multicol, Ulanova, Ballet danser

0,350

12,5:12

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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