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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

1935

             
 

505

518

564

10k red-violet, Bicycling

0,075

14

MNH, EF

1949

             
 

1414

1360A

1379

40k red-brown, Bicycling

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1954

             
 

1766

1712

1713

40k brown, Cyclists

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1956

             
 

1918

1853

1848

40k green, Bicycle Race

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1957

             
 

2015

1958

1956

40k violet, 10th Peace Bicycle Race

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1962

             
 

2697

2611

2603

2k brown-red, Bicyclists, Italy

3,500

11,5

MNH, EF

1963

             
 

2893

2773B

2759A

3k multi, Bicyclist

0,500

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

2898

2773A

2759

3k multi, , Bicyclist

4,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2903

bl32

2763a

3+4+12+16k multi, Souvenir sheet

0,500

Imperf.

MNH, EF

1965

             
 

3248

3104

3076

4k red-gray, Bicycle Race

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

3250

3106

3087

6k multi, Bicycling

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1967

             
 

3508

3359

3339

4k silver-red, Bicyclist and Cup

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1977

             
 

4746

4672

B67

4k+2k multicol, Bicyclist

6,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1986

             
 

5723

5602

5453

10k multicol, 29th World Cycle Race

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1987

             
 

5827

5710

5553

10k multicol, Peace Bicycle Race

2,900

11,5

MNH, EF

2000

             
 

6944

796

6576d

1r multi, All-Union Olympiad, 1928

0,300

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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