PHILATELY

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

1922

             
 

45

186

B25

2k green, black overprint

0,009

14:14,5

SEC

 

46

187

B26

3k red, black overprint

0,025

14:14,5

SEC

 

47

188

B27

5k claret, black overprint

0,023

14:14,5

SEC

 

48

189

B28

10k blue, black overprint

0,020

14:14,5

SEC

1923

             
 

87

212

B39

1+1r on 10r, Overprinted in gold

0,015

Imperf.

MNH, VF

*

88

213

B40

2+2r on 250r, Overprinted in bronze

0,025

Imperf.

MNH, VF

*

89

214

B41

4+4r on 5000r, Overprinted in bronze

0,015

Imperf.

MNH, VF

1932

             
 

403

422

485

15k, black-brown, Stamp Exhibition

0,300

12,5

MNH, S

 

404

423

486

35k, ultramarine, Stamp Exhibition

0,100

12,5

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

1946

             
 

1087

1071

1080

15k black-red, Stamps, ship, train

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1088

1072

1081

30k green-brown, Soviet Stamp

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1089

1073

1082

60k green-black, Soviet Stamps

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

*

1090

bl6

1080a

15k, Sheet of four, Souvenir sheet

0,100

Imperf.

MNH, EF

*

1091

bl7

1081a

30k, Sheet of four, Souvenir sheet

0,100

Imperf.

MNH, EF

*

1092

bl8

1082a

60k, Sheet of four, Souvenir sheet

0,100

Imperf.

MNH, EF

1949

             
 

1437

1383B

1392a

40k brown-red, Globe and letters

0,100

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

1438

1384B

1393a

50k indigo-gray, Globe and letters

0,100

Imperf.

NBH, EF

 

1439

1383A

1392

40k brown-red, Globe and letters

0,930

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1440

1384A

1393

50k indigo-gray, Globe and letters

0,430

12,5

MNH, EF

1957

             
 

2049

1978b

1979b

40k, blue, Lenin Library, Moscow

0,030

Imperf.

MNH, S

1958

             
 

2200

2114B

2096a

10k, multi, Messenger, 16 Century

0,150

Imperf.

MNH, S

 

2201

2118B

2101a

40k, multi, Jet plane and Troika

0,150

Imperf.

MNH, S

 

2202

2119B

2100a

40k, multi, Lenin stamp, Aurora, ship

0,150

Imperf.

MNH, S

 

2203

2113A

2095

10k multi, 15th Cent. letter writer

2,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2204

2114A

2096

10k multi, Postilion 16th Century

2,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2205

2115A

2097

25k multi, Sleigh mail coach

2,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2206

2116A

2098

25k multi, Mail coach and Post office

2,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2207

2117A

2099

40k multi, Troika, 19th Century

2,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2208

2118A

2101

40k multi, Jet Plane and Troika

2,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2209

2119A

2100

40k multi, Lenin stamp, Aurora, ship

2,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2210

2120A

2103

60k multi, Podbekski, letter carriers

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2211

2121A

2104

60k multi, Mail train

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2212

2123A

2106

1r multi, Ship, plane, train and globe

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2213

2122A

2105

1r multi, Loading mail on train

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2214

bl24

2106a

1r 10k multi, Souvenir sheet of five

0,500

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

2215

bl25

2106b

3r 60k multi, Souvenir sheet of five

0,500

Imperf.

MNH, EF

               
 

2216

2134

2102

40k brown, Leningrad Post Museum

2,000

12:12

MNH, EF

1960

             
 

2421

2343

2321

40k ocher, Radio tower and Museum

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2424

2346

2325

60k multi, Stamp, Stamp Day

2,000

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2461

2379

2369

40k, multicolored , Overprint in Red

0,150

11,5

MNH, S

1961

             
 

2607

2517A

2516

2k multicol, Soviet stamps

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2608

2518A

2517

4k multicol, Soviet stamps

2,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2609

2519A

2518

6k multicol, Soviet stamps

2,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2610

2520A

2519

10k multicol, Soviet stamps

2,200

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2618

2528

2522

4k carmine, Letters plane, ship, train

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1966

             
 

3331

3192

3175

16k multicol, Overprinted in black

0,800

11,5:12

MNH, EF

1967

             
 

3492

3351I

3331

20k blue-black, Soviet Stamps

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3493

3351II

3331b

20k blue-black, Overprinted in blue

2,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3494

3399bl

3331a

20k+20k blue-black, Souvenir sheet

0,700

Imperf.

MNH, EF

1968

             
 

3662

3534

3509

4k blue, Soviet Stamps

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3663

3533

3508

4k carmine, Letter, Ship, Plane

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3688

3559

3534

4k silver-black, Medals, Eiffel Tower

4,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3689

3560

3535

6k gold-black, Philatelic Prize, Berlin

4,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3690

3561

3536

10k ultra-black, Trophies, Riccione

4,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3691

3562

3537

12k blue-black, Medal, Buenos Aires

4,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3692

3563

3538

16k red-black, Cups, medals, Roma

3,500

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3693

3564

3539

20k blue-black, Awards, Vienna

3,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3694

3565

3540

30k brown-black, Trophies, Prague

3,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

1969

             
 

3812

3685

3658

4k pink, Youth Philatelic exhibition

5,000

12

MNH, EF

1970

             
 

3863

3738

3710

4k red-gold, Philatelic Exhibition

5,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3864I

62IIbl

3711

20k red-gold, Souvenir sheet

0,700

Imperf.

MNH, EF

               
 

3920

3792

3764

4k red-silver, Stamp and Covers

5,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1972

             
 

4125

4008

3973

4k red-ocher, Philatelic Exhibition

3,600

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

4170

4050

4015

4k yellow-red, Philatelic Exhibition

3,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1974

             
 

4390

bl97

4245

50k Souvenir sheet, Soviet stamps

0,400

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1975

             
 

4458

4355

4322

6k multicol, SocPhilEx-75

4,400

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4459

bl103

4323

50k multicol, Souvenir sheet

1,150

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1976

             
 

4573

4468

4435

6k blue-lilac, FIP Emblem

3,900

11,5

MNH, EF

1977

             
 

4725

4627

4588

4k multi, Stamps, Exhibition emblem

6,300

11,5

MNH, EF

1978

             
 

4883

4766

4693

6k multi, Philatelic Exhibit., Prague

5,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1979

             
 

4936

4819

4732

15k multi, Philatelic Exhibition

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

             
 

4982

bl141

4763

50k multi, USSR Philatelic Society

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1981

             
 

5181

5063

4932

15k multicol, Phil. Exhib., Vienna

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1982

             
 

5347

5228

5097

10k multicol, Overprinted in red

1,200

11.5:12

MNH, EF

1983

             
 

5419

5299

5169

6k multi, Philatelic exhibition

3,5

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5420

bl166

5170

50k blue, Bridge over Moscow river

0,650

12

MNH, EF

               
 

5421

bl167

5171

50k yellow, First Russian Stamp

1,500

11,5:12

MNH, EF

1984

             
 

5558

bl175

5171A

50k yellow, Overprinted in red

0,550

11,5:12

MNH, EF

1985

             
 

5627

5505

5354A

5k multicol, Overprinted in red

1,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1987

             
 

5878

5761

5604

5k multicol, Philatelic Exhibition

0,550

11,5

MNH, EF

1988

             
 

5903

5786

5625

10k multicol, 1st Soviet Stamp Anniv.

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5904

5787

5626

10k multicol, 1st Soviet Stamp Anniv.

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5977

5865

5701

5k multi, Philatelic Exhibition

3,400

11,5

MNH, EF

1989

             
 

6100

5981

5800

10k blue-pink, Philatelic Congress

2,400

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1990

             
 

6186

6066

5874

10k gold-black, Penny Black, ship

2,300

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6187

6067I

5875

20k gold-black, Penny Black TP, ship

2,300

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6187a

6067II

5876

20k gold-black, Penny Black TF, ship

2,300

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6188

6068I

5877

35k gold-black, Penny Black AH

2,300

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6188a

6068II

5878

35k gold-black, Penny Black VK

2,300

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6189

bl212

5879

1r green, Penny Black, ship

0,800

11,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

6197

6074

5884

5k red, Lenin, Philatelic Exhibition

3,200

11,5

MNH, EF

1997

             
 

6769

610

6406a

1500r multi, Kremlin, Stamps

0,350

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6770

611

6406b

1500r multi, Stamp and Symbol

0,350

11,5

MNH, EF

1998

             
 

6846

687

6478

1r multi, World Stamp Day

0,300

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1999

             
 

6874

715

6506

3r multi, World Philatelic Exhibit.

0,250

12,5:12

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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