LENINGRAD - PETERSBURG

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

SETS, SOUVENIR SHEETS, SINGLE STAMPS

 

1918-1968    1969-2000

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1925

             
 

227A

298D

326a

3k, brown, Academy of Sciences

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

228

299A

327a

15k, green, Academy of Sciences

0,750

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

232

306B

331

7k brown, Decembrists at Square

1,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

233

307B

332

14k carmine, Decembrist's leaders

1,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

235

306A

334

7k brown, Decembrists at Square

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

236

307A

335

14k carmine, Decembrist's leaders

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

237

305B

330

3k green, Decembrist Exiles

2,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

238

306B

331

7k brown, Street rioting in Petersburg

1,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

239

307B

332

14k carmine, Revolutionist leaders

1,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

240

305A

333

3k green, Decembrist Exiles

2,000

13,5

MNH, EF

 

241

306A

334

7k brown, Street rioting in Petersburg

1,000

13,5

MNH, EF

 

242

307A

335

14k carmine, Revolutionist leaders

1,000

13,5

MNH, EF

1927

             
 

278

337B

357

 8k brown, Surcharge in black

0,500

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

279

337A

354

8k brown, Surcharge in black

0,200

13,5

MNH, EF

1932

             
 

396

414

472

3k, violet, Lenin Addressing People

0,400

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

397

415

473

5k, brown, Revolution in Petrograd

0,400

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1933

             
 

409

427

487

15+30k black,  Overprinted in red

0,100

12,5

MNH, S

 

410

428

488

35+70k blue, Overprinted in red

0,050

12,5

MNH, EF

1934

             
 

463

476

536

5k green, Mendeleev monument

0,200

14

MNH, EF

 

464

477

537

10k brown, Portrait of Mendeleev

0,075

14

MNH, EF

 

465

478

538

15k vermilion, Mendeleev monument

0,050

14

MNH, EF

 

466

479

539

20k ultra, Portrait of Mendeleev

0,100

14

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

               
 

528

541A

582

40k brown, Sergei Kirov

1,000

11

MNH, EF

 

528A

541B

582a

40k brown,  Sergei Kirov

---

Imperf.

MNH, EF

1937

             
 

566

577

C75

1r black-brown, Plane ANT-14

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

567

bl3

C75a

1r brown, Souvenir sheet of four

0,060

Imperf.

MNH, EF

1942

             
 

843

840

871

60k blue, Defense of Leningrad

2,000

12,5

VF

1943

             
 

849

850

881

20k black, October Revolution, 1917

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1944

             
 

883

897

913

30k green, Defenders of Leningrad

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

945

4bl

959

30k green, Souvenir sheet of four

0,300

Imperf.

MNH, EF

1945

             
 

977

964

988

2r black, Academy in Leningrad

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1947

             
 

1131

1109

1121

30k sepia, Alexander Pushkin, poet

4,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1132

1110

1122

50k green, Alexander Pushkin, poet

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

             
 

1179

1162B

1183a

30k black, Revolution in Petrograd

0,500

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

1180

1163B

1184a

50k black, Metallurgical Works

0,500

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

1181

1164B

1185a

60k brown, Revolution in Petrograd

0,350

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

1182

1165B

1186a

60k brown, Truck with grain

0,500

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

1183

1166B

1187a

1r black, Metallurgical Works

0,500

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

1184

1167B

1188a

2r black, Truck with grain

0,500

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

1185

1162A

1183

30k black, Revolution in Petrograd

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1186

1163A

1184

50k black, Metallurgical Works

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1187

1164A

1185

60k brown, Revolution in Petrograd

0,350

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1188

1165A

1186

60k brown, Truck with grain

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1189

1166A

1187

1r black, Metallurgical Works

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1190

1167A

1188

2r black, Truck with grain

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1948

             
 

1223

1179

1189

30k violet, State Hermitage

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1224

1180

1190

50k green, Peter I Monument

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1225

1181

1191

60k sepia, Sts. Peter & Paul Fortress

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1226

1182

1192

1r violet, Smolty Institute building

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1269

1225

1235

30k, slate, Public Gathering

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1337

1295

1304

40k brown, Stasov, Architect

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1338

1296

1305

1r sepia, Stasov, Architect

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1949

             
 

1359

1313

1322

1r, ultra, Lomonosov Museum

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1376

1328

1330

40k, red Military Medical Academy

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1377

1329

1331

50k, blue, Botkin, Pirogov, Sechenov

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1378

1330

1332

1r, blue green, Academy Building

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1949

             
 

1458

1404

C87

1r red-brown, Plane over Leningrad

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1950

             
 

1591

1539

1536

1r brown, December revolt of 1825

1,000

12,5

VF

1951

             
 

1611

1559

1552

40k brown, Kirov Machine Works

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1664

1607

1604

40k black, Mikhail Ostrogradski

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1952

             
 

1670

1618

1615

1r, sepia, P. Semenov-Tianshanski

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1693

1641

1638

40k brown, Uspenski, writer

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1696

1644

1642

40k brown-red, Radishchev, writer

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1953

             
 

1735

1682

1680

40k brown-black, Lenin Statue

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1736

1683

1681

40k violet-brown, Admiralty building

9,990

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1737

1685

1685

1r green-pink, Smolny Institute

8,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1738

1684

1684

1r brown-blue, Peter I Statue

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1739

1686

1682

40k brown-pink, Lenin Statue

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1740

1687

1683

40k brown-black, Admiralty building

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1741

1688

1687

1r brown-blue , Smolny Institute

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1742

1689

1686

1r violet, Peter I Statue

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1954

             
 

1779

1724

1722

40k, black-blue, Pulkov Observatory

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1955

             
 

1847

1787

1762

40k, multicol, Storming in Petrograd

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1956

             
 

1894

1834A

1826

40k multicol, Sechenov, Physiologist

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1900

1841A

1832

40k red-brown, Sergei Kirov

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1904

1842

1835

40k olive-brown, Blok, poet

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1943

1885

1881

40k, green-olive, F. Dostoevsky

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1966

1908

1898

40k red-brown, Lomonosov, writer

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1967

1909

1899

40k gray-brown, Pushkin, poet

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1957

             
 

1978

1915

1906

40k gray, Dmitri Mendeleev

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2000

1936

1932

40k lilac, Euler, Mathematician

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2008

1952

1942

40k brown, Lenin monument

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2009

1950

1941

40k blue-green, View on the Neva

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2010

1951

1943

40k violet, Nevsky Prospekt

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2011

1954

1945

1r green-pink, Overprinted in red

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2012

1953

1944

1r brown-green, Overprinted in red

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2056

1987

1987

40k blue, Metallurgical works, Lenin

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2098

2029

2018

40k black, Artists , Academy of Art

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1958

             
 

2147

2074

2060

40k multicol, Overprinted in Blue

0,500

12,5

MNH, S

               
 

2216

2134

2102

40k brown, Leningrad Post Museum

2,000

12:12

MNH, EF

1959

             
 

2322

2238

2207

25k blue, Pushkin, Leningrad

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1960

             
 

2421

2343

2321

40k ocher, Radio tower and Museum

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2476

2398

2388

40k gray, Voronikhin, architect

1,900

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1961

             
 

2614

2514

2511

4k blue, Zakharov, architect

2,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1962

             
 

2656

2573

2560

4k brown, Pushkin 125th Death Ann.

5,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2705

2618

2611

6k multi, Fur Auction, Leningrad

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1963

             
 

2866

2759

2514B

4k brown, Defense of Leningrad

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1964

             
 

3025

2905

2877

4k multi, Lenin statue,  Leningrad

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

3071

2930

2912

4k citron-black, Leningrad Post

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3138

3001

2980

4k green, Academy of Science library

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1965

             
 

3292

3155

3133

10k blue, Leningrad as City- Hero

2,500

11,5

MNH, EF

1966

             
 

3385

3243

3228

6k multi, View of Leningrad, Map

4,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3453

3313

3290

4k yellow, Golden Stag, Scythia

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3454

3314

3291

6k gray, Silver jug, Persia

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

3455

3315

3292

10k violet, Statue of Voltaire

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

3456

3316

3293

12k emer, Malachite vase, Ural

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

3457

3317

3294

16k ocher, Painting by Caravaggio

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1967

             
 

3488

3348

3328

4k plum, Driver crossing Ladoga lake

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1968

             
 

3703

3576

3549

1k multicol, Peapers by Venetzianov

4,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

3704

3577

3550

2k multicol, Painting by K.Bryullov

4,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3705

3578

3551

3k multicol, Painting by Vasnetsov

5,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3706

3579

3552

4k multicol, Painting by V.Surikov

4,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3707

3580

3553

6k multicol, Painting by I.Levitan

4,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3708

3581

3554

10k multicol, Painting by K.Petrov

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

3709

3582

3555

16k multicol, Painting by A.Deineka

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3710

3583

3556

20k multicol, Painting by G.Korzhev

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

3711

3584

3557

30k multicol, Painting by Kustodiev

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3712

3585

3558

50k multicol, Painting by M.Avilov

2,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

3718

3591

3564

16k black, Rossi street, Leningrad

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1918-1968    1969-2000

 

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. 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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