PARACHUTES

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

1938

             
 

627

639

680

15k pink, Captive balloon

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

629

641

682

30k claret, Parachute Jumper

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

631

643

684

50k green, Balloon in flight

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

632

644

685

80k brown, Balloon ascent

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

640

652

693

20k blue, Girl with parachute

9,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1949

             
 

1416

1363A

1382

1r carmine-rose, Parachuting

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1951

             
 

1645

1593

1590

40k multi, Aviation Society Emblem

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1647

1595

1592

1r blue-lilac, Parachutists

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1956

             
 

1909

1863

1854

40k multi, Parachute landing

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1959

             
 

2374

2283

2265

60k blue-bister, Parachutists

2,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1969

             
 

3839

3714

3686

6k red-orange, Parachute jumping

5,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1972

             
 

4166

4047

4011

6k multicol, Venera-7 descending

5,100

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

4196

4079

4044

6k claret-black, Venera-8, Parachute

4,200

11,5

MNH, EF

1978

             
 

4810

4706

4647

32k multicol, Landing system

4,400

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1980

             
 

5098

4980

4851

32k multicol, Return flight

4,400

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1983

             
 

5393

5273

5143

6k multicol, Technical Sports

5,700

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. 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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