H O R S E S

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

1928

             
 

305

356

404

18k carmine, Cavalryman

0,750

13,5

MNH, EF

1930

             
 

353

385

431

2k green, Red Cavalry after Battle

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

354

386

432

5k brown, Cavalry Charge

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

355

387

433

10k gray, Staff of 1st Cavalry Army

0,400

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

356

388

434

14k red, Plan of Action for 1st Army

0,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1933

             
 

411

429

489

1k black-brown, Kazakhs, horses

0,200

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

424

442

506

15k green, Byelorussians, horses

0,200

10,5:12

MNH, EF

 

430

448

508

30k brown-violet, Bashkirs, horse

0,150

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1935

             
 

515

528

569

5k red, Persian Art Exposition

0,100

14

MNH, EF

 

516

529

570

10k green, Persian Art Exposition

0,070

14

MNH, EF

*

517

530

571

15k violet, Persian Art Exposition

0,070

14

MNH, S

*

518

531

572

35k brown, Persian Art Exposition

0,060

14

MNH, S

1938

             
 

593

593

634

80k gray-red, Cavalry

2,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1939

             
 

682

705

730

50k red, Drove of horses

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1941

             
 

790

796

827

20k vermillon, Cavalry

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

792

798

829

45k green, Army horsemen

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1942

             
 

825

831

862

30k black, General Dovator, Cavalry

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1948

             
 

1224

1180

1190

50k green, Peter I Monument

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1948

             
 

1284

1256

1265

30k, gray, Horses

0,350

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1286

1258

1267

1r, brown, Horses

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1951

             
 

1650

1598

1595

1r multicol, Painting by Vasnetsov

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1659

1608

1605

20k, gray-blue, Monument to Zizhka

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1953

             
 

1738

1684

1684

1r brown-blue, Peter I Statue

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1742

1689

1686

1r violet, Peter I Statue

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1956

             
 

1858

1798

1789

40k brown, Race Horse

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1859

1799

1790

60k green-blue, Race Horse

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1860

1800

1791

1r purple-blue, Trotter

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1967

1909

1899

40k gray-brown, Pushkin, poet

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1968

1911

1897

40k blue-brown, Leo Tolstoy, writer

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1958

             
 

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

 

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

 

2214

bl24

2106a

1r 10k multi, Souvenir sheet of five

0,500

Imperf.

MNH, EF

1959

             
 

2390

2311

2283

40k multi, 1st Cavalry Army Anniv.

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1960

             
 

2459

2378

2368

1r multi, Steeplechase

2,300

11,5

MNH, EF

1961

             
 

2550

2523

2520

2k ultra, Nikolai Schors, statue

5,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2552

2530

2521

4k rose, Kotovski, statue

2,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1962

             
 

2737

2645

2637

4k ultra, Denis Davidov and partisans

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1964

             
 

3073

2932B

2921

3k green-red, Equestrian, Tokyo

1,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

3079

2932A

2921

3k green-red, Equestrian, Tokyo

7,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1968

             
 

3598

3458

3433

4k multi, Thoroughbred, horse race

5,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3599

3459

3434

6k multi, Arab mare and dressage

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3600

3460

3435

10k multi, Orlovski trotters

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3601

3461

3436

12k multi, Akhaltekin horse

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3602

3462

3437

16k multi, Donskaya race horse

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3705

3578

3551

3k multicol, Painting by m.Vasnetsov

5,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3706

3579

3552

4k multicol, Painting by V.Surikov

4,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3712

3585

3558

50k multicol, Painting by M.Avilov

2,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1969

             
 

3776

3650

3623

4k brown-red, Machine Gun Cart

5,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

3785

bl57

3631

20k red, Souvenir sheet, Sports

0,700

Imperf.

MNH, EF

               
 

3815

3689

3662

4k multicol, Vasilissa by I.Bilibin

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

3816

3690

3663

10k multicol, Marya by I.Bilibin

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

3818

3692

3665

16k multicol, Finist by I.Bilibin

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1971

             
 

4014

3895

3864

6k brown-green, Dressage

4,400

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

4022

3902

3871

14k multicol, Painting by Poussin

5,300

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

4045

3923

3890

10k red-gold, Troika and Kremlin

3,600

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

4067

3949

3916

4k slate-orange, Fadeyev, writer

3,700

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1972

             
 

4160

4040

4005

20k multicol, Painting by Delacroix

3,800

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1973

             
 

4312

4203

4167

4k multicol, Victory near Leningrad

4,300

12

MNH, EF

1974

             
 

4380

4263

4227

16k blue-brown, Pentathlon

3,700

11,5

MNH, EF

1976

             
 

4627

4521

4481

2k multicol, Painting from Palekh

6,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1977

             
 

4689

4585

4558

14k multicol, Folk Tale Painting

5,200

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

4749

4675

B70

16k+6k multicol, Equestrian

5,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4751

bl121

B72

50k+25k multicol, Pentathlon

0,600

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1978

             
 

4803

4699

4641

6k multicol, Shrovetide

6,400

11,5

MNH, EF

1981

             
 

5188

5070

4937

10k multicol, Painting by Roubeau

4,700

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1981

             
 

5250

5132

5001

4k multicol, Sled

8,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5251

5133

5002

6k multicol, Horse-draw trolley

7,500

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5252

5134

5003

10k multicol, Coach

6,500

11,5:12

MNH, EF

1982

             
 

5266

5148

5016

4k multicol, Hurdles

7,300

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5267

5149

5017

6k multicol, Riding

6,200

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5268

5150

5018

15k multicol, Racing

5,200

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5306

5188

5057

6k multicol, Painting by Grekov

5,400

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

5312

5194

5063

6k multicol, Painting from Mstera

7,200

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1984

             
 

5485

5365

5235

20k multicol, Painting by Morland

4,400

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

5582

5461

5319

3k multicol, Crew wagon, 19th cent.

5,900

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

5583

5462

5320

5k multicol, Pumper, 19th century

5,500

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1985

             
 

5670

5548

5400

10k multicol, Ancient epic poem

3,500

11,5:12

MNH, EF

1986

             
 

5739

5618

5469

15k multicol, Painting by Arkhipov

3,300

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

               
 

5873

5756

5599

5k multi, Moscow  840th Anniv.

2,500

11,5

MNH, EF

1988

             
 

5945

5827

5667

5k multicol, Russian borzoi

5,800

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5946

5828

5668

10k multicol, Kirghiz greyhound

4,400

11,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

5972

5854

5694

5k multicol, Painting by Sverchkov

5,800

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5973

5855

5695

10k multicol, Painting by Wrubel

4,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5974

5856

5696

15k multicol, Painting by Sverchkov

3,800

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5975

5857

5697

20k multicol, Painting by Serov

3,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5976

5858

5698

30k multicol, Painting by Villevalde

3,400

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

6013

5894

5723

1k brown, Post Rider

8,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1989

             
 

6134

6015

5828

15k multicol, Leningrad, monuments

2,900

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6135

6016

5829

15k multicol, Kiev, monuments

2,900

11,5

MNH, EF

1990

             
 

6189

bl212

5879

1r green, Penny Black, ship

0,800

11,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

6219

bl214

5905

50k multicol, Battle of the Neva river

0,900

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1991

             
 

6298

6177v

5984

2k brown, Early ship, train, carriage

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1992

             
 

6384

bl2

6059

50k multi, Battle on ice 750th Anniv.

0,900

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

6386

225v

6061

20k red, Georgy the Victor

2,500

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

6387

226v

6063

30k black, Millennium of Russia

2,500

12:11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6400

239v

6071

25r red, Yuri Dolgoruky, Moscow

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

6411

250

6089

1r multicol, Langsdorf, Brazil

2,600

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6413

252v

6067A

1r 50k olive, Peter the Great

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

6422

261v

6064

50k blue, St. George slaying dragon

2,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

6439

278Av

6111

15r brown, Horsebreaker, Petersburg

3,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

1993

             
 

6448

287v

6113

45r slate, Horsebreaker, Petersburg

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6449

288v

6115

75r brown, Yuri Dolgoruky, Moscow

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

6475

314v

6110

6r blue, Peter the Great, Petersburg

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1995

             
 

6594

bl8

6256

500r multi, Victory parad in Moscow

0,500

11,5:12

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

               
 

6671

510

6332

1000r multi, Troikas winter race

0,600

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1998

             
 

6800

641

6436

1r 50k multi, Painting by Vasnetsov

0,300

12

MNH, EF

1999

             
 

6901

742

6532a

2r 50k multi, Horsewoman, 1832

0,350

12

MNH, EF

               
 

6910

753

6537

2r multi, Horse racing

0,330

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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