METEOROLOGY

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

1954

             
 

1779

1724

1722

40k, black-blue, Pulkov Observatory

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1956

             
 

1958

1895

1887

40k ultra, F. Bredichin, astronomer

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1957

             
 

2017

1961

1957

40k brown-blue, Telescope

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2018

1985

1958

40k indigo, Comet and observatory

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2097

2024A

1995

40k multicol, Falling of meteor

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1958

             
 

2181

2104

2091

40k ultra, Weather balloon and radar

1,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2196

2109

2088

40k sepia-claret, L. Kulik, meteorist

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1978

             
 

4836

4730

4666

10k  blue, Space Meteorology

6,600

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1984

             
 

5587

5466

5324

15k multicol, Halley Comet project

3,220

12

MNH, EF

1985

             
 

5634

5513

5372

15k multicol, Halley comet project

2,920

12

MNH, EF

1986

             
 

5703

5582

5433

15k multi, Project Halley, final stage

3,100

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5704

bl187

5434

50k multi, "Vega-1", Halley Comet

0,900

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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