MOUNTAINS

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

1943

             
 

854

856

886

30k blue, Mount St. Elias, Alaska

9,990

12,5

MNH, EF

 

856

858

888

1r green, Mount St. Elias, Alaska

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1954

             
 

1770

1716

1716

1r blue-black, Mountain climbing

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1959

             
 

2315

2226

2200

40k multi, Mountain Climber

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1964

             
 

3139

3002

2982

4k multi, Khan Tengri mountain

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3140

3003

2983

6k multi, Kazbek mountain, Caucas

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3141

3004

2984

12k multi, Twin peaks Ushba, Caucas

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1965

             
 

3276

3138

3117

4k multicol, Klychevskaya Sopka

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3277

3139

3118

12k multicol, Karimski erupting

4,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

3278

3140

3119

16k multicol, Koryakskaya Sopka

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1966

             
 

3383

3241

3226

1k multi, Cheget Mount, hotel, map

5,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1968

             
 

3671

3543

3524

4k blue-black, Erebuni, Ararat Mount

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1982

             
 

5356

bl160

5106

50k multicol, Everest mountain

0,800

11,5:12

MNH, EF

1986

             
 

5756

5635

5481

4k multicol, Mt. Lenin

4,450

12

MNH, EF

 

5757

5636

5482

5k multicol, Mt. Korzhenevskaya

3,850

12

MNH, EF

 

5758

5637

5483

10k multicol, Mt. Belukha

2,750

12

MNH, EF

 

5759

5638

5484

15k multicol, Mt. Communism

2,350

12

MNH, EF

 

5760

5639

5485

30k multicol, Mt. Elbrus

2,350

12

MNH, EF

1987

             
 

5806

5685

5532

5k multicol, Chimbulak Gorge

4,000

12

MNH, EF

 

5807

5686

5533

10k multicol, Shavla Gorge

3,200

12

MNH, EF

 

5808

5687

5534

20k multicol, Caucas mountains

2,800

12

MNH, EF

 

5809

5688

5535

35k multicol, Kazbek mountain

2,800

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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