G E O L O G Y

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

1934

             
 

445

463y

C46

10k, green, Oil wells

0,100

14

MNH, EF

 

             
 

450

463x

C41

10k, green, Oil wells

0,100

14

MNH, EF

1947

             
 

1103

1081

1087

30k green, Karpinsky, geologist

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1104

1082

1088

50k sepia, Karpinsky, geologist

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1963

             
 

2831

2731

2712

4k lilac, Vernadski, Mineralogist

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2833

2807

2714

4k brown-red, Obrutchev, Geologist

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2950

2846

2824

2k brown-blue, Topaz

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2951

2847

2825

4k multicol, Jasper

4,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2952

2848

2826

6k red-purple, Amethyst

4,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2953

2849

2827

10k multicol, Emerald

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2954

2850

2828

12k multicol, Rhodonite

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2955

2851

2829

16k multicol, Malachite

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1966

             
 

3307

3176

3149

6k black, Crystallography Congress

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3343

3201

3189

4k multicol, A.Fersman, mineralogist

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1967

             
 

3473

3333

3310

6k orange, Mining Congress

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1968

             
 

3633

3491

3466

6k blue, Crystal, Congress emblem

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3681

3552

3527

4k multicol, Geologist and crystals

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3682

3553

3528

6k multicol, Geological apparatus

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3683

3554

3529

10k multicol, Oil derrick in the desert

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1972

             
 

4117

4063

3820

4k blue, Yakut Soviet Republic

3,600

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4118

4001

3819

4k rose, Checheno-Ingush Republic

3,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1973

             
 

4286

4169

4126

4k multicol, Mining Institute

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1978

             
 

4835

4731

4665

10k  green, Research of Earth

6,300

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1982

             
 

5259

5141

5008

4k multicol, Chechen Republic

3,700

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5260

5142

5009

4k multicol, Yakut Republic

3,620

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1983

             
 

5446

5326

5196

5k multicol, Sidorenko, geologist

4,400

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1984

             
 

5526

5405

5275

5k multicol, Geological Congress

3,500

11,5

MNH, EF

2000

             
 

6993

845

6602

1r multi, Charoite, mineral

0,300

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6994

846

6603

2r multi, Hematite, mineral

0,300

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6995

847

6604

3r multi, Rock Crystals, mineral

0,300

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6996

848

6605

4r multi, Gold, mineral

0,300

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

7022

874

6608l

4r multi, Mineral extracting

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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