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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

1925

             
 

229

300

328

7k blue, Popov, Radio Pioneer

3,000

13,5

MNH, EF

 

230

301

329

14k green, Popov, Radio Pioneer

2,000

13,5

MNH, EF

1927

             
 

275

335

353

8k blue, Surcharge in red

0,700

13,5

MNH, EF

1932

             
 

328

392Y

469

1r blue, Telegraph Office, Moscow

---

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

330

392U

467

1r blue, Telegraph Office, Moscow

---

Imperf.

MNH, EF

               
 

401

419

477

30k, gray, Broadcastin in USSR

0,200

12,5

MNH, EF

1934

             
 

473

486

C56

20k black, Side-view of Airship

0,100

14

MNH, EF

 

474

487

C57

30k ultra, Airship "Lenin"

0,050

14

MNH, EF

1947

             
 

1166

1141

1134

30k brown, Central Telegraph

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1949

             
 

1395

1345

1352

40k, purple, Alexander Popov

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1396

1346

1353

50k, brown, A.Popov and S.Makarov

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1397

1347

1354

1r, blue-green, Alexander Popov

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1437

1383B

1392a

40k brown-red, Globe and letters

0,100

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

1438

1384B

1393a

50k indigo-gray, Globe and letters

0,100

Imperf.

NBH, EF

 

1439

1383A

1392

40k brown-red, Globe and letters

0,930

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1440

1384A

1393

50k indigo-gray, Globe and letters

0,430

12,5

MNH, EF

1950

             
 

1511

1459

1447

40k, green, Communication Symbols

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1512

1460

1448

50k, blue, Communication Symbols

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1957

             
 

2059

1990

1985

40k blue, Carrier pigeon and Globes

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2060

1991

1986

60k lilac, Carrier pigeon and Globes

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1958

             
 

2155

2082A

2063

40k green, Radio tower, ship, planes

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2157

2084I

2067

40k, multicol, flags, error in Czech

1,500

12:12,5

MNH, S

 

2157a

2084II

2067a

40k, multicol, flags, error is corrected

1,500

12:12,5

MNH, S

               
 

2200

2114B

2096a

10k, multi, Messenger, 16 Century

0,150

Imperf.

MNH, S

 

2201

2118B

2101a

40k, multi, Jet plane and Troika

0,150

Imperf.

MNH, S

 

2202

2119B

2100a

40k, multi, Lenin stamp, Aurora, ship

0,150

Imperf.

MNH, S

 

2203

2113A

2095

10k multi, 15th Cent. letter writer

2,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2204

2114A

2096

10k multi, Postilion 16th Century

2,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2205

2115A

2097

25k multi, Sleigh mail coach

2,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2206

2116A

2098

25k multi, Mail coach and Post office

2,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2207

2117A

2099

40k multi, Troika, 19th Century

2,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2208

2118A

2101

40k multi, Jet Plane and Troika

2,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2209

2119A

2100

40k multi, Lenin stamp, Aurora, ship

2,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2210

2120A

2103

60k multi, Podbekski, letter carriers

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2211

2121A

2104

60k multi, Mail train

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2212

2123A

2106

1r multi, Loading mail

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2213

2122A

2105

1r multi, Ship, plane, train and globe

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2214

bl24

2106a

1r 10k multi, Souvenir sheet of five

0,500

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

2215

bl25

2106b

3r 60k multi, Souvenir sheet of five

0,500

Imperf.

MNH, EF

1959

             
 

2287

2206

2179

40k multi, Popov, radio, icebreaker

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2288

2207

2180

60k multi, Soviet broadcasting

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1960

             
 

2421

2343

2321

40k ocher, Radio tower and Museum

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2470

2388

2379

40k multi, Globe, Map and Letter

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2471

2389

2380

60k multi, Globe, Map and Letter

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1962

             
 

2777

2697

2672

4k blue-brown, Communications

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2784

2683

2678

4k multi, Podbelski, Minister of Posts

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1963

             
 

2946

2830

2816

4k green, Shukhov, Radio tower

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2967

2837

2820

6k multi, Radio and TV tower

4,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1964

             
 

3071

2930

2912

4k citron-black, Leningrad Post

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1965

             
 

3207

bl39

3040

1r multi, Souvenir sheet, Radio

0,500

12

MNH, EF

               
 

3244

3100

3084

12k blue-red, Modern communication

4,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3260

3123

3098

1k multi, Post Rider, 16th Cent., Map

4,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3261

3124

3099

1k multi, Mail coach 17th-18th Cent.

4,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3262

3162

3100

2k multi, Train, 19th Century

3,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3263

3134

3101

4k multi, Mail truck and plane, 1920s

4,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3264

3163

3102

6k multi, Modern Mail transportation

3,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3265

3135

3103

12k multi, Post office, helicopter

3,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3266

3164

3104

16k multi, Airport, Map of USSR

2,500

11,5:12

MNH, EF

1966

             
 

3331

3192

3175

16k multicol, Overprinted in black

0,800

11,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

3350

3207

3195

10k multi, Molniya-1 satellite

4,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3382

3312

3288

6k black-rose, Satellite Molniya-1

4,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3430

3499

3474

6k blue, Plane and TV tower

5,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3436

3505

3480

50k violet-blue, Post communications

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3441

3295

3273

4k multi, Radio-TV tower, satellite

4,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1967

             
 

3526

3378

3358

4k crimson, Radio-TV Tower

0,500

12:11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3563

3420

3398

16k orange, Radio-TV Tower

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3578

3435

3418

4k blue, TV tower, bridge, ship, train

4,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1968

             
 

3635

3508

3483

6k brown, Post Rider and Emblem

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3636

3509

3484

6k orange, Plane, helicopter, train

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

3697

bl53

3543

16k multi, Souvenir sheet of three

0,700

12

MNH, EF

1969

             
 

3745

3617

3592

10k orange, Telephone, Radio

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

3813

3686

3659

4k red, Communications of Army

5,000

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3841

3716

3688

10k multi, Radio and TV Tower

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1971

             
 

3987

3858

3835

12k blue-sepia, Ground control

4,500

11,5

MNH, EF

1972

             
 

4169

4049

4014

4k multicol, Communication symbols

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1973

             
 

4227

bl85

4072

20k+20k+20k Souvenir sheet

0,900

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

4228

bl86

4073

20k+20k+20k Souvenir sheet

0,900

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1974

             
 

4394

4285

4250

10k multicol, UPU Monument

3,700

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

4395

4286

4248

10k multicol, Ukrainian arms

3,300

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

4396

4287

4249

10k multicol, Arms of Byelorussia

3,100

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

4397

bl98

4251

30k+40k+30k,  Souvenir sheet, UPU

0,400

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1975

             
 

4449

4346

4314

6k ultra-red, Communications Fair

3,700

11,5:12

MNH, EF

1978

             
 

4837

4732

4667

10k  violet, Space communications

6,400

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1979

             
 

4937

4820

4733

4k multicol, Sputniks Radio-1,2

7,300

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5017

4899

4791

32k multi, Shabolovka Radio tower

4,200

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1981

             
 

5165

5047

4916

4k multi, Institute of communication

3,400

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5166

5048

4917

4k multi, Amateur Radio Designers

4,1

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5171

5053

4922

15k multicol, Soviet-Mongol flight

4,800

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

5227

5108

4978

4k multi, Communications exhibition

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5239

5121

4990

4k multicol, "Ekran" TV satellite

4,300

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1982

             
 

5292

5174

5043

15k multi, Modern Communications

3,500

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5317

5199

5068

4k multicol, Phone, 1882

4,600

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5318

5200

5069

6k multicol, Voltaic cells

4,200

11,5

MNH, EF

1983

             
 

5376

bl162

5127

50k multicol, Communication Year

0,800

11,5

MNH, EF

1984

             
 

5464

5344

5214

4k multi, Moscow Broadcasting Co.

3,600

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5559

5438

5296

5k multicol, Luna-3

5,100

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5560

5439

5297

20k multicol, Venera-9

3,800

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5561

5440

5298

45k multicol, Meteor satellite

3,500

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5562

bl176

5299

50k multicol, Space Television

1,500

11,5:12

MNH, EF

1986

             
 

5732

5611

5462

5k multi, Modern Communications

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1987

             
 

5859

5742

5585

4k buff-black, 14th Century Postrider

4,600

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5860

5743

5586

5k buff-black, 17th cent. Postman

4,300

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5861

5744

5587

10k buff-black, Ship and Packet

3,500

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5862

5745

5588

30k buff-black, Railway station

2,800

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5863

5746

5589

35k buff-black, AMO-F-15 bus

2,800

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5864

bl193

5590

50k buff-black, Postal headquarters

1,300

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5877

bl196

5603

50k multicol, Space Tracking System

0,800

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5889

5772

5615

5k black, Podbelsky, Minister of Post  

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1988

             
 

5920

bl199

5642

30k multi, Post Service, Stamps  

2,600

12:11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6010

5892

5720

1r blue, Overprinted : Space mail

0,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

6018

5899

5728

15k blue, Sattelite dish

8,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1989

             
 

6097

5978

5795

5k multicol, Map, horn, letter, rose

3,100

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

6117

5998

5809

10k multi, A.Popov, inventor of radio

2,200

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1993

             
 

6462

301

6138

25r multi, "Molniya-3" satellite

1,500

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6463

302

6139

45r multi, "Ekran-M" satellite

1,500

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6464

303

6140

50r multi, "Gorizont" satellite

1,500

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6465

304

6141

75r multi, "Luch" satellite

1,500

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6466

305

6142

100r multi, "Express" satellite

1,500

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6467

bl4

6143

250r multi, Souvenir sheet

0,800

11,5

MNH, EF

1996

             
 

6663

502

6324

1500r multi, Post Troika in Summer

0,550

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6664

503

6325

1500r multi, Post Troika

0,550

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6665

504

6326

1500r multi, Post Troika in Winter

0,550

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1997

             
 

6730

571v

6374

300r green, Radio-TV Tower

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6731

572v

6379

2000r green, Electric Train

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6732

573v

6381

3000r purple, Satellite

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6790

631v

6426

30k green, Radio-TV Tower

0,100

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6791

632v

6427

50k blue, Russia Post Emblem

0,100

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6794

635v

6430

2r green, Electric Train

0,100

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6796

637v

6432

3r purple, Satellite

0,100

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1998

             
 

6851

692

6483

1r multicol, Television

0,250

12

MNH, EF

 

6854

695

6486

1r multicol, Computers

0,250

12

MNH, EF

1999

             
 

6900

741

6531

3r multi, UPU, 125th Anniv.

0,250

12

MNH, EF

2000

             
 

7015

867

6608e

2r multi, Communications

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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