COMMUNIST PARTY

USSR (Soviet Union) and Russia Postage - Stamps
1918 - 2000

SETS, SOUVENIR SHEETS, SINGLE STAMPS

 

1918-1966    1967-2000

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1933

             
 

406

424

480

3k green, Birthplace of Marx

0,300

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

407

425

481

10k gray-brown, Grave of Marx

0,200

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

408

426

482

35k violet, Portrait of Karl Marx

0,100

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

432

450

514

1k green, Vorovsky

0,750

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

433

451

515

3k black, Volodarsky

0,750

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

434

452

516

5k brown, Uritzky

0,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1934

             
 

461

474

531

10k ultra, Yakov Sverdlov

0,075

14

MNH, EF

 

462

475

532

15k red, Viktor Nogin

0,040

14

MNH, EF

1935

             
 

510

523

555

5k, carmine, Friedrich Engels

0,200

14

MNH, EF

 

511

524

556

10k, green, Friedrich Engels

0,075

14

MNH, EF

 

512

525

557

15k, blue, Friedrich Engels

0,060

14

MNH, EF

*

513

526

558

20k, brown-black, Friedrich Engels

0,200

14

MNH, EF

               
 

519

532

573

3k rose, Kalinin, the worker

0,100

14

MNH, EF

 

520

533

574

5k green, Kalinin as farmer

0,750

14

MNH, EF

 

521

534

575

10k blue, Kalinin as orator

0,500

14

MNH, EF

 

522

535

576

20k black, Mikhail Kalinin

1,000

14

MNH, EF

               
 

526A

539B

580a

2k, purple, Mikhail Frunze

---

14

MNH, EF

 

527A

540B

581a

4k, violet, Nikolai Bauman

---

14

MNH, EF

 

528A

541B

582a

40k, brown, Sergei Kirov

---

14

MNH, EF

1937

             
 

552

566

606

10k yellow, Feliks Dzerzhinski

3,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

553

567

607

20k gree, Feliks Dzerzhinski

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

554

568

608

40k rose,  Feliks Dzerzhinski

2,200

12,5

MNH, EF

 

555

569

609

80k carmine, Feliks Dzerzhinski

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1943

             
 

862

874

903

30k black, Karl Marx

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

863

875

904

60k green, Karl Marx

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1945

             
 

1008

992

1013

30k brown, Friedrich Engels

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1009

993

1014

60k green, Friedrich Engels

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1946

             
 

1048

1040

1049

20k sepia, Mikhail Kalinin

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1948

             
 

1245

1201

1212

30k black, Marx and Engels

0,300

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1246

1202

1213

50k brown, Marx and Engels

0,350

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1308

1241

1251

40k slate, Zhdanov, statesman

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1950

             
 

1520

1463

1460

40k black, Shcherbakov, statesman

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1521

1464

1461

1r green, Shcherbakov, statesman

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1530

1475

1472

40k black-citron, Dimitrov

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1531

1476

1473

1r gray-salmon, Dimitrov

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1569

1515

1512

40k green, Mikhail Kalinin

1,800

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1570

1516

1513

1r brown, Mikhail Kalinin

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1571

1517

1514

5r violet, Mikhail Kalinin

0,200

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1587

1535

1532

40k, black & red, Newspaper Iskra

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1588

1536

1533

1r, black & red, Lenin and Stalin

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1951

             
 

1622

1573

1566

40k, brown-red, F. Dzerzhinski

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1623

1574

1567

1r, gray-black, Profile of Dzerzhinski

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1624

1570

1563

20k brown, Kalinin Museum

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1625

1571

1564

40k green, Mikhail Kalinin

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1626

1572

1565

1r blue, Kalinin statue

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1952

             
 

1677

1625

1622

40k green, Ordzhonikidze, statesman

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1678

1626

1623

1r sepia, Ordzhonikidze, statesman

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1953

             
 

1718

1666

1663

40k brown, Kuibishev, statesman

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1733

1681

1678

40k, multi, Lenin and his writings

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1734

1690

1679

1r, brown-red, 50th Anniv. of CPSU

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1954

             
 

1753

1701

1699

40k brown, Joseph Stalin

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1956

             
 

1865

1805

1797

40k multi, Statue of Lenin

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1866

1806

1798

1r multi, Statue of Lenin

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1900

1841A

1832

40k red-brown, Kirov, statesman

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1901

1840

1831

40k brown, Nadezhda Krupskaya

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1957

             
 

1998

1935

1931

40k purple, Georgi Plekhanov

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1958

             
 

2150

2077

2056

40k brown, Karl Marx

1,500

12,5

MNH, S

 

2151

2078

2057

60k blue, Karl Marx

1,500

12,5

MNH, S

 

2152

2079

2058

1r red, Karl Marx

1,500

12,5

MNH, S

               
 

2263

2180

2145

40k multi, Ordzhnikidze, statesman

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1959

             
 

2273

2190

2158

40k multi, Lenin, view of Kremlin

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2274

2191

2159

60k multi, Power plant on Volga

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2275

2192

2160

1r multi, Space rockets over Kremlin

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1960

             
 

2423

2345

2324

40k brown, Yakov Sverdlov

1,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2502

2426

2395

60k slate, Friedrich Engels

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1961

             
 

2619

2531A

2524

2k brown, Communist party congress

5,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2620

2532A

2525

3k orange, Obelisk and University

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2621

2533A

2527

4k blue, Metallurgy Works

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2622

2534A

2526

4k brown, Harvest combine

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2623

2535A

2528

4k brown, Communist party program

5,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2624

2540

2533

1r black-red, Rockets and Stars

0,050

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2625

2541

2534

1r black-red, 22nd CPSU Congress

0,250

12,5

MNH, EF

1962

             
 

2680

2594

2590

4k ultra, Karl Marx monument

4,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2771

2695

2673

4k orange-brown, Metallurgy

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

2772

2678

2668

4k ultra-gray, Machines

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

2773

2677

2667

4k ultra-gray, Electric Power Industry

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

2774

2679

2669

4k gray-brown, Oil and Chemicals

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

2775

2698

2670

4k yellow-gray, Factory Construction

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

2776

2699

2671

4k yellow-blue, Transportation

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

2777

2697

2672

4k blue-brown, Communications

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

2778

2700

2674

4k violet-brown, Grain farming

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

2779

2696

2675

4k brown-gray, Dairy, poultry, meat

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1963

             
 

2840

2733

2718

4k blue, Victor Kingisepp

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2865

2758

2739

4k red-black, Karl Marx

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1964

             
 

3091

2948

2931

4k red, Marx and Engels

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3092

2951

2934

4k black-red,"Communist Manifesto"

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3093

2949

2933

4k blue, Worker breaking chains

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3094

2952

2935

4k red, Globe and banner

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3095

2950

2932

4k red, Lenin and "CPSU Program"

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

3120

2979

2960

4k brown, Yelizarova-Ulyanova

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3121

2980

2961

4k indigo, Nadezhda Krupskaya

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1965

             
 

3210

3072

3045

4k orange, Yakov Sverdlov

3,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3211

3073

3046

4k violet, Juldash Akhunbabaev

2,500

11,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

3212

3074

3051

4k black, Grothewohl, DDR

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3213

3093

3074

4k black, Gheorghiu-Dej, Romania

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3214

3075

3052

6k brown, Thorez, France

2,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

3275

3133

3116

4k claret, Mikhail Kalinin

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1966

             
 

3329

3189

3172

4k gold-red, Kremlin Congress Hall

4,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

3330

bl42

3188

50k red, 23rd CPSU Congress

1,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

               
 

3340

3199

3185

4k red-brown, Sergei Kirov

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3341

3230

3186

4k green, Sergo Ordzhonikidze

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3342

3252

3187

4k violet, Yakir, Army commander

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6120

6001

5812

5k black, Kosior, Party leader

2,100

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1918-1966    1967-2000

 

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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