K R E M L I N

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

             
 

303

354

402

8k brown, Soldier and Kremlin

1,000

13,5

MNH, EF

1931

             
 

370

399C

C17

20k carmine, Airship over Kremlin

0,300

Imperf.

MNH, EF

               
 

375

399A

C22

20k carmine, Airship over Kremlin

0,300

12,5

MNH, EF

1934

             
 

454

467

524

5k brown, Lenin's Mausoleum

0,200

14

MNH, EF

 

455

468

525

10k blue, Lenin's Mausoleum

0,100

14

MNH, EF

 

456

469

526

15k carmine, Lenin's Mausoleum

0,050

14

MNH, EF

 

457

470

527

20k green, Lenin's Mausoleum

0,500

14

MNH, EF

 

458

471

528

35k brown, Lenin's Mausoleum

0,050

14

MNH, EF

1938

             
 

628

640

681

20k blue, Dirigible over Kremlin

6,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1941

             
 

806

812

843

1r red, Spasski Tower, Kremlin

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

807

813

844

2r brown, Kremlin and Moscow

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1945

             
 

973

960

980

30k violet, Parade in Red Square

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1945

             
 

1018

1002

1018

1r orange, Moscow fireworks

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1946

             
 

1029

1013

1031

3r red, Victory Parade, Moscow

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1072

1056

1059

5k brown, Belfry in Kremlin, bridge

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1076

1060

1063

45k green, View of Kremlin, bridge

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1078

1062

1065

60k violet, Red Squere, Moscow

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1079

1063

1066

1r brown, Spasski Tower, Moscow

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1947

             
 

1161

1123

1130

60k blue, Overprinted in red

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1162

1124

1131

1r brown, Overprinted in red

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1170

1144

1139

50k green, View of Kremlin

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1171

1146

1141

60k blue, Grand Kremlin Palace

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1172

1145

1140

60k brown, View of Kremlin, bridge

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1173

1147

1142

1r violet, Old Moscow, by Vasnetsov

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1175

1149

1144

2r multi, View of Kremlin

0,250

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1176

1150

1145

3r multi, View of Kremlin

0,250

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1178

bl10

1145a

3r multi, Souvenir sheet of four

0,100

Imperf.

MNH, EF

1949

             
 

1384

1336

1347

50k blue, Spasski Tower, Kremlin

---

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1950

             
 

1575

1521

1526

1r multi, Spasski Tower, Kremlin

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1951

             
 

1652

1600

1597

1r brown, Spasski Tower, Kremlin

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1952

             
 

1698

1647

1644

1r brown-red, Lenin and Stalin

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1954

             
 

1746

1694

1692

40k, red-gray, Kremlin view

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1957

             
 

2044

1974

1975

40k red-brown, Moscow Kremlin

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1959

             
 

2273

2190

2158

40k multi, Lenin, view of Kremlin

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2275

2192

2160

1r multi, Space rockets over Kremlin

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2370

2279

2261

60k blue, Kremlin and US Capitol

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1960

             
 

2404

2324

C98

60k ultra, Helicopter over Kremkin

9,900

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1961

             
 

2514

2438

2445

6k carmine-rose, Spasski tower

---

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2515

2459

2444

6k Vermilion, Spasski tower

---

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2561

2474A

2464

6k blue-red, Kremlin, rockets, radar

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2562

2475A

2465

10k red-green, Rocket and Gagarin

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2564

2474B

2464a

6k blue-red, Kremlin, rockets, radar

0,300

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

2565

2475B

2465a

10k red-green, Rocket and Gagarin

0,300

Imperf.

MNH, EF

               
 

2651

2566

C99

6k ultra, Helicopter over Kremlin

1,000

12:12

MNH, EF

1962

             
 

2724

2638

2625

4k multi, Kremlin, Atom Symbol

3,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1964

             
 

3137

2995

2981

1r blue, Congress Palace, Kremlin

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1965

             
 

3205

3059

3038

16k lilac, Victory Day on Red Square

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3303

3136

3115

4k black-silver, Kremlin, New Year

4,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1966

             
 

3434

3503

3478

20k red, Demonstrators in Moscow

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1967

             
 

3570

3430

3405

4k silver, Kremlin, Hotel Russia

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3574

3439

3414

4k maroon, Kremlin, Arms, Rockets

4,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

3579

3440

3409

4k brown, Kremlin towers

3,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

3580

3441

3410

6k brown, Annunciation Cathedral

3,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3581

3442

3411

10k maroon, Kremlin towers

3,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

3582

3443

3412

12k green, Ivan the Great bell tower

3,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

3583

3444

3413

16k brown-red, Kremlin tower

4,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1968

             
 

3612

3473

3447

4k multi, Victory Parade in Moscow

4,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

1970

             
 

3934

3809

3780

6k multi, Spasski Tower, Fir branch

5,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1971

             
 

4035

bl71

3914

50k multi, Moscow Kremlin

1,100

11,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

4045

3923

3890

10k red-gold, Troika and Kremlin

3,600

11,5

MNH, EF

1972

             
 

4180

4062

4024

6k multi, Kremlin and Snowflake

2,500

11,5

MNH, EF

1973

             
 

4290

4180

4134

6k multi, Spasski Tower, Kremlin

3,600

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1974

             
 

4406

4298

4261

4k multi, Spasski Tower Clock

3,4

12

MNH, EF

1975

             
 

4486

4384

4350

1k multicol, Painting by Yuon

7,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1976

             
 

4555

4451

4418

20k gold-red, Flag over Kremlin

0,500

12:11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

4671

bl117

B61

60k+30k multicol, View of Kremlin

0,750

11,5:12

MNH, EF

1978

             
 

4828

4724

4651

4k multicol, Dahlia "Red Star"

7,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

4916

4795

4712

16k multi, The Czar cannon, 1586

4,900

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

4923

4802

4714

4k blue-red, Kremlin, New Year

4,700

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1980

             
 

5051

4927

B127

1r+50k multicol, Kremlin, Moscow

0,700

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1981

             
 

5155

bl149

4905

50k multi, Lenin, banner and Kremlin

1,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1982

             
 

5340

5169II

5038a

45k brown, Kremlin Tower, Moscow

3,500

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5344

5225

5096

10k multicol,  Soviet Arms, Kremlin

5,300

11,5:12

MNH, EF

1984

             
 

5580

5459

5317

4k multi, Kremlin, Happy New Year!

4,300

11,5

MNH, EF

1986

             
 

5737

5616

5467

5k multicol, Painting by Savrasov

5,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

             
 

5785

5664

5515

5k multi, Kremlin towers, New Year

4,600

11,5

MNH, EF

1987

             
 

5884

bl197

5610

50k multicol, Painting by Ossovsky

1,300

11:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5894

5777

5621

5k multi, Kremlin, New Year 1988  

5,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1988

             
 

6015

5896

5725

4k indigo, Spasski Tower, Moscow

8,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1992

             
 

6401

240v

6071A

100r olive, Kremlin, Moscow

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1996

             
 

6659

bl12

6320a

2500r multi, Model 71-608 K,1993

0,350

11,5:11

MNH, EF

1997

             
 

6718

bl16

6368

1000r multi, Moscow, 850th Anniv.

0,300

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6725

566v

6380

2500r red, Moscow, Kremlin

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6769

610

6406a

1500r multi, Kremlin, Stamps

0,350

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6795

636v

6431

2r 50k red, Moscow, Kremlin

0,100

12:12,5

MNH, EF

2000

             
 

6958

bl32

6582

5r multi, Victory Fireworks, Moscow

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. 2003/2004 ".
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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