M I L I T A R Y

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

SETS, SOUVENIR SHEETS, SINGLE STAMPS


1918-1944    1945-1949    1950-1970    1971-2000

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

 

304

355

403

14k blue, Sailor and Flag

0,750

13,5

MNH, EF

 

305

356

404

18k carmine, Cavalryman

0,750

13,5

MNH, EF

 

306

357

405

28k green, Aviator

0,400

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

1935

             
 

526

539A

580

2k purple, Mikhail Frunze

1,000

11

MNH, EF

 

526A

539B

580a

2k purple, Mikhail Frunze

---

Imperf.

MNH, EF

1938

             
 

588

588

629

10k gray-red, Infantryman

1,600

12,5

MNH, EF

 

589

589

630

20k gray-red, Tankman

3,200

12,5

MNH, EF

 

590

590

631

30k gray-red, Sailor

2,700

12,5

MNH, EF

 

591

591

632

40k gray-red, Aviator

1,600

12,5

MNH, EF

 

592

592

633

50k gray-red, Artilleryman

2,900

12,5

MNH, EF

 

593

593

634

80k gray-red, Cavalry

2,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

594

594

635

1r gray-red, Chapayev in action

7,100

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

644

656

697

80k blue, Aviator and Sailor

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1940

             
 

724

736

767

10k rose, Welcome to Red Army

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

725

737

768

30k green, Welcoming tank crew

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

726

738

769

50k gray, Soldier giving newspapers

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

727

739

770

60k indigo, Soldier giving newspaper

0,300

12,5

MNH, EF

 

728

740

771

1r red, Crowd waving soviet tanks

0,200

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

768

780B

811

10k green, Monument to Red Army

0,500

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

769

781B

812

15k orange, Grenade thrower

0,500

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

770

782B

813

30k brown, Frunze, Map of operation

0,500

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

771

783B

814

50k violet, Crossing of Sivash

0,500

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

772

784B

815

60k indigo, Frunze's headquarter

0,500

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

773

785B

816

1r gray, Victorious soldier

0,300

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

774

780A

811a

10k green, Monument to Red Army

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

775

781A

812a

15k orange, Grenade thrower

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

776

782A

813a

30k brown, Frunze, Map of operation

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

777

783A

814a

50k violet, Crossing of Sivash

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

778

784A

815a

60k indigo, Frunze's headquarter

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

779

785A

816a

1r gray, Victorious soldier

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1941

             
 

787

793

824

5k violet, Troops on skis

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

788

794

825

10k blue, Sailor

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

789

795

826

15k green, Soldiers with cannon

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

790

796

827

20k vermillon, Cavalry

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

791

797

828

30k brown, Machine gunners

8,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

792

798

829

45k green, Army horsemen

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

793

799

830

50k blue, Aviator

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

794

800

831

1r green, Marshal's Star

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

796

802

839

30k carmine, Military Air Academy

4,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

802

806

832

10k green, Battle of Ismail

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

803

807

833

15k carmine, Battle of Ismail

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

804

808

834

30k blue, Field Marshal A. Suvorov

4,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

805

809

835

1r brown, Field Marshal A. Suvorov

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

812

814

845

20k black, "Suvorov's Alpin march"

2,000

12,5

MNH,EF

 

813

815

846

30k scarlet, "Stepan Rasin on Volga"

3,000

12,5

MNH,EF

 

814

816

847

50k violet, "Suvorov's Alpin march"

1,000

12,5

MNH,EF

 

815

817

848

1r green, "Stepan Rasin on Volga"

1,000

12,5

MNH,EF

1942

             
 

823

829

860

20k black, Fighter pilot Talalikhin

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

824

830

861

30k black, Pilot captain Gastello

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

825

831

862

30k black, General Dovator

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

826

832

863

30k black, Chekalin fighting nazi

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

827

833

864

30k black, Zoya Kosmodemjanskaja

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

828

834

865

1r green, Chekalin fighting nazi

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

829

835

866

2r green, Zoya Kosmodemjanskaja

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

830

836

867

20k black, Anti-tank artillery

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

831

842

874

20k rose, Flaming tank

2,000

12,5

MNH,EF

 

832

843

873

20k blue, Gifts for soldiers

2,000

12,5

MNH,EF

 

833

837

868

30k blue, Signal corps in action

5,000

12,5

MNH,EF

 

834

838

869

30k green, Guerrilla fighters

5,000

12,5

MNH,EF

 

835

865

891

30k brown, Trench mortar

5,000

12,5

MNH,EF

 

836

867

892

30k green, Army scouts

5,000

12,5

MNH,EF

 

837

866

890

30k green, Medical corpsmen

5,000

12,5

MNH,EF

 

838

839

870

30k red, War worker

5,000

12,5

MNH,EF

 

839

844

875

30k brown, Collective farmers

5,000

12,5

MNH,EF

 

840

846

877

45k blue, Anti-aircraft battery

1,000

12,5

MNH,EF

 

841

845

876

45k rose, Sewing equipment for army

1,000

12,5

MNH,EF

 

842

869

894

60k blue, Snipers

5,000

12,5

MNH,EF

 

843

840

871

60k blue, Defense of Leningrad

2,000

12,5

MNH,EF

 

844

868

893

60k green, Defense of Moscow

8,000

12,5

MNH,EF

 

845

841

872

1r black, Red Army scouts

1,000

12,5

MNH,EF

1943

             
 

860

872

897

1r black, Patriotic War Order

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

861

873

898

10r green, Order of Marshal Suvorov

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

864

876

831A

3r green, Marshal's Star

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

865

877

899

20k brown, Sailors

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

866

878

900

30k green, Navy gunner and warship

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

867

879

901

60k green, Soldiers and tank

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

868

880

902

3r blue, Sailors

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

873

885

916

15k ultra, Antiaircraft gunner

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

874

886

917

20k orange, Tanks

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

875

887

918

30k red, Hand-to-hand fight

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

876

888

919

1r green, Red Army Soldiers

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

877

889

920

2r green, Soldier throwing grenade

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1944

             
 

883

897

913

30k green, Defenders of Leningrad

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

884

898

911

30k brown, Defenders of Stalingrad

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

885

895

914

30k green, Defenders of Odessa

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

886

896

912

30k blue, Defenders of Sevastopol

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

887

860

915

30k ultra, Young War Heroes

12,5

5,000

MNH, EF

 

888

861

860A

30k green, Fighter pilot Talalikhin

12,5

5,000

MNH, EF

 

889

862

861A

30k ultra, Pilot captain Gastello

12,5

5,000

MNH, EF

 

890

863

863A

30k green, Chekalin fighting nazi

12,5

5,000

MNH, EF

 

891

864

864A

30k violet, Zoya Kosmodemjaskaja

12,5

5,000

MNH, EF

               
 

894

901B

923a

15k red, Patriotic War Order

9,900

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

895

902B

924a

20k blue, Order of Alexander Nevsky

9,900

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

896

903B

925a

30k green, Order of Suvorov

9,900

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

897

904B

926a

60k red, Order of Kutuzov

9,900

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

898

901A

923

15k red, Patriotic War Order

4,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

890

902A

924

20k blue, Order of Alexander Nevsky

4,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

891

903A

925

30k green, Order of Suvorov

4,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

892

904A

926

60k red, Order of Kutuzov

4,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

902

905

927

1r black, Order of Patriotic War

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

903

906

928

3r blue, Order of Alexander Nevsky

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

904

907

929

5r green, Order of Marshal Kutuzov

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

905

908

930

10r red, Order of Marshal Suvorov

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

906

909

921

60k red-blue, Day of United Nations

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

907

910

922

3r red-blue, Day of United Nations

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

928

927

942

30k gray-black, Nikolai Schors

6,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

929

926

943

30k green, Vasili Chapaev

6,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

930

925

944

30k yellow-green, Sergei Lazo

6,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

945

4bl

959

30k green, Souvenir sheet of four

0,300

Imperf.

MNH, EF

1918-1944    1945-1949    1950-1970    1971-2000

 

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. 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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