BALTIC REPUBLICS

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

1947

             
 

1200

1155

1167

30k violet, "Kemeri" Sanatorium

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1948

             
 

1271

1227

1244

30k slate, Citizens of the USSR

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1272

1228

1245

60k black, Citizens of the USSR

0,350

12,5

MNH, EF

1950

             
 

1543

1494

1491

25k, brown, Trade Union Building

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1544

1495

1492

40k, red, Latvian Cabinet Building

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1545

1496

1493

50k, green, Monument to Jan Rainis

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1546

1497

1494

60k, blue, Opera & Ballet Theater

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1547

1498

1495

1r, lilac, Riga State University

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1548

1499

1496

2r, sepia,  Academy of Sciences

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1549

1500

1497

25k, blue, Academy of Sciences

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1550

1501

1498

40k, brown, Marite Melnik

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1551

1502

1499

1r, red, Cabinet Building

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1552

1503

1500

25k green, Stalingrad Square, Tallinn

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1553

1504

1501

40k, red, Estonia Cabinet Building

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1554

1505

1502

50k, blue, Estonia Theater

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1555

1506

1503

1r, brown, Victor Kingisepp

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1952

             
 

1695

1643

1640

40k salmon, Tartu University

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1954

             
 

1796

1740

1738

40k red-gray, Salomeja Neris, poet

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1956

             
 

1930

1894

1886

40k green, Julia Zemaite, writer

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1957

             
 

2055

1986a

1984

40k brown, Textile Factory, Narva

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2084

2011

2017

40k multi, Lithuania, farmers

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2086

2006

2016

40k multi, Latvia, worker, farmer

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2091

2013

2015

40k multi, Estonia, farmer

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1958

             
 

2239

2177

2134

40k orange, View of Vilnius

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2241

2153

2126

40k brown-red, View of Riga

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2246

2176

2132

40k emerald, Viru Gate, Tallinn

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1959

             
 

2285

2204

2173

40k brown, Zwirka, lithuanian writer

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1960

             
 

2447

2365

2354

40k red-green, Flag and Vilnus

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2448

2366

2353

40k blue-red, Flag and Riga

1,900

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2449

2367

2352

40k red-ultra, Flag and Tallinn

1,900

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2507

2431

2416

10k multi, Lithuanian costumes

2,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1961

             
 

2529

2495A

2426

12k multi, Estonia costumes

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2602

2511

2507

4k blue, Estonian national saga

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2650

2565

2555

4k claret, Pumpurs, Latvian poet

2,100

12:11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2801

2709

2422A

3k multi, Latvian costumes

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1963

             
 

2819

2718

2703

10k multi, Bookbinding, Estonia

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2837

2734

2719

4k ultra, Blaumanis, Latvian writer

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2840

2733

2718

4k blue, Victor Kingisepp

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1964

             
 

2971

2865

2842

4k green, Donaltius, Lithuanian poet

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1965

             
 

3221

3114

3060A

4k gray, Vilde, Estonian writer

2,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3222

3115

3064B

4k blue, Jan Rainis, Latvian dramatist

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

3230

3088

3068

4k yellow, Latvian Arms and flag

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3231

3087

3067

4k red-brown, Lithuanian woman

2,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3232

3085

3066

4k ocher, Concert Bowl, Tallinn

2,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1966

             
 

3366

3214

3203

4k ocher, Sudmalis, WW2 hero

4,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1967

             
 

3518

3370

3351

4k multi, Soviet Lithuania Arms

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3520

3369

3350

4k multi, Soviet Latvia Arms, Flag

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3525

3365

3346

4k multi, Soviet Estonia Arms, Flag

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

3564

3424

3399

4k blue-black, Jurmala Resort

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3565

3425

3400

6k ocher-black, Narva-Joesuu

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3566

3426

3401

10k green-black, Druskinikai

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1968

             
 

3642

3514

3489

6k multi, XX Baltic Regatta

3,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1969

             
 

3723

3597

3567

4k orange, Soviet Latvia 50th Anniv.

4,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3745

3617

3592

10k orange, Telephone, Radio

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

3760

3633

3606

4k brown, Estonian Singer Festival

4,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3802

3675

3648

4k brown, WW2 Heros from Kaunas

5,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1970

             
 

3926

3798

3772

4k silver, Library Vilnius University

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1971

             
 

3985

3869

3842

4k brown-gray, Upits, Latvian writer

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

4008

3889

3858

4k gray, Defenders of Liepaja

3,700

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1973

             
 

4202

4083

4050

10k red-green, Vilnius 650th Anniv.

2,400

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

4239

4127

4086

10k multicol, Latvian Song Festival

2,600

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

4296

4197

4151

4k gray-red, Small Trakai Castle

3,800

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4297

4196

4150

4k black-green, Dome Castle, Riga

4,200

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4298

4195

4152

4k red-green, Great Sea Gate, Tallinn

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4299

4198

4153

10k red-black, "Old Thomas", Tallinn

3,200

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1974

             
 

4366

4297

4259

4k multicol, Liberation of Estonia

3,200

11,5

MNH, EF

1975

             
 

4494

4392

4357

4k green-gold, Churlenis, lighthouse

4,200

11,5

MNH, EF

1978

             
 

4898

4781

B79

4k+2k multicol, Star-class yacht

6,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4899

4782

B80

6k+3k multicol, Soling-class yacht

6,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4900

4783

B81

10k+5k multicol, Centerboarder 470

5,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4901

4784

B82

16k+6k multicol, Finn-class yacht

4,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4902

4785

B83

20k+10k multicol, Flying Dutchman

1,200

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4903

bl133

B84

50+25k multicol, Catamaran Tornado

0,600

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1979

             
 

4935

4818

4731

4k salmon, Vilnius University

4,400

11,5

MNH, EF

1980

             
 

5059

4953

B135

1r+50k multicol, Town Hall, Tallinn

0,700

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

5060

4954

B136

1r+50k multicol, Viru Hotel, Tallinn

0,700

12:11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5065

4939

4818

4k blue, Georg Ots, Estonian singer

4,900

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

5092

4975

4846

4k multi, Lithuanian Flag, Arms

4,400

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5094

4976

4847

4k multi, Latvian Flag and Arms

4,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5095

4977

4848

4k multi, Estonian Flag and Arms

4,600

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5107

4989

4860

4k multi, Town Hall, Tartu

4,500

11,5

MNH, EF

1982

             
 

5270

5152

5020

4k multi, University of Tartu, Estonia  

3,800

11,5

MNH, EF

1983

             
 

5429

5309

5179

1k multicol, Kipu lighthouse

5,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5430

5310

5180

5k multicol, Keri lighthouse

6,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5431

5311

5181

10k multicol, Stisudden lighthouse

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5432

5312

5182

12k multicol, Tahkun lighthouse

3,700

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5433

5313

5183

20k multicol, Tallinn lighthouse

3,700

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1986

             
 

5805

5684

5531

5k multi, Shimkus, composer  

2,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1988

             
 

5927

5810

5649

5k green, Victor Kingisepp  

2,600

11,5

MNH, EF

1989

             
 

6096

5977

5794

10k multicol, Lynx, Tallinn Zoo

3,900

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6127

6008

5817

5k black, Berzin, Intelligence leader

2,100

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1990

             
 

6232

6111

5915

15k multicol, Vilnius, Cathedral

2,800

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6235

6113

5917

15k multicol, Riga, St.Peter's Church

2,800

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6236

6115

5919

15k multi, Tallinn, Niguliste Church

2,800

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6250

6129

5932

10k multi, Lithuanian instruments

2,400

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1991

             
 

6284

6163

5964

15k brown, P.Keres, Chess Master

1,800

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6373

6250

6048

10k green, Latvia music instruments

2,400

12:11,5

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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