POSTAL HISTORY

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

1936

             
 

529

542A

583

1k green, Pioneers set mailbox

1,000

11

MNH, EF

 

530

543A

584

2k red, Pioneers set mailbox

0,750

11

MNH, EF

 

531

544A

585

3k blue, Pioneer help to Post

0,750

11

MNH, EF

 

532

545A

586

5k rose, Pioneer help to Post

0,750

11

MNH, EF

 

533

546A

587

10k blue, Helping recover kite

0,650

11

MNH, EF

 

534

547A

588

15k brown, Girl Pioneer saluting

0,300

11

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

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, Loading mail

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2213

2122A

2105

1r multi, Ship, plane, train and globe

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

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

1962

             
 

2784

2683

2678

4k multi, Podbelski, Minister of Posts

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1964

             
 

3071

2930

2912

4k citron-black, Leningrad Post

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1965

             
 

3260

3123

3098

1k multi, Post Rider, 16th Cent., Map

4,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3261

3124

3099

1k multi, Mail coach 17th-18th Cent.

4,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3262

3162

3100

2k multi, Train, 19th Century

3,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3263

3134

3101

4k multi, Mail truck and plane, 1920s

4,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3264

3163

3102

6k multi, Modern Mail transportation

3,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3265

3135

3103

12k multi, Post office, helicopter

3,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3266

3164

3104

16k multi, Airport, Map of USSR

2,500

11,5:12

MNH, EF

1968

             
 

3635

3508

3483

6k brown, Post Rider and Emblem

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3636

3509

3484

6k orange, Plane, helicopter, train

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1974

             
 

4394

4285

4250

10k multicol, UPU Monument

3,700

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

4395

4286

4248

10k multicol, Ukrainian arms

3,300

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

4396

4287

4249

10k multicol, Arms of Byelorussia

3,100

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

4397

bl98

4251

30k+40k+30k,  Souvenir sheet, UPU

0,400

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1978

             
 

4918

4797

4715

4k multi, Nestor, Post Chronicler

4,700

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4919

4798

4716

6k multi, Birch bark letter, 12 Cent.

4,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4920

4799

4717

10k multi, Messenger, 14 Century

4,100

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4921

4800

4718

12k multi, Winter traffic, 16th Cent.

3,750

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4922

4801

4719

16k multi, State post office, 17th Cent

3,600

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1987

             
 

5859

5742

5585

4k buff-black, 14th Century Postrider

4,600

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5860

5743

5586

5k buff-black, 17th cent. Postman

4,300

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5861

5744

5587

10k buff-black, Ship and Packet

3,500

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5862

5745

5588

30k buff-black, Railway station

2,800

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5863

5746

5589

35k buff-black, AMO-F-15 bus

2,800

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5864

bl193

5590

50k buff-black, Postal headquarters

1,300

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5889

5772

5615

5k black, Podbelsky, Minister of Post  

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1988

             
 

5920

bl199

5642

30k multi, Post Service, Stamps  

2,600

12:11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6010

5892

5720

1r blue, Overprinted : Space mail

0,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1989

             
 

6097

5978

5795

5k multicol, Map, horn, letter, rose

3,100

12,5:12

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

1996

             
 

6663

502

6324

1500r multi, Post Troika in Summer

0,550

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6664

503

6325

1500r multi, Post Troika

0,550

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6665

504

6326

1500r multi, Post Troika in Winter

0,550

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1997

             
 

6791

632v

6427

50k blue, Russia Post Emblem

0,100

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1999

             
 

6900

741

6531

3r multi, UPU, 125th Anniv.

0,250

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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