S H I P S

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

1921

             
 

29

167x

B15

2250 r, red, Relief work on Volga

0,440

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

29A

167y

B15a

2250 r, red, Relief work on Volga

---

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

30

166x

B16

2250 r, brown, Relief work on Volga

0,150

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

31

168x

B14

2250 r, green, Relief work on Volga

0,190

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

31A

168y

B14a

2250 r, green, Relief work on Volga

---

Imperf.

MNH, EF

1922

             
 

50

200

SP16

Violet, Steamship

4,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

1930

             
 

362

394B

438

3k red, Battleship "Potemkin"

0,750

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

365

394A

452

3k red, Battleship "Potemkin"

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1931

             
 

379

402B

C26

30k violet, Airship, icebreaker, bears

0,200

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

380

403B

C27

35k green, Airship, icebreaker, bears

0,200

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

381

404B

C28

1r black, Airship, icebreaker, bears

0,100

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

382

405B

C29

2r ultra, Airship, icebreaker, bears

0,200

Imperf.

MNH, EF

               
 

383A

402C

C30

30k violet, Airship, icebreaker, bears

0,200

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

384A

403C

C31

35k green, Airship, icebreaker, bears

0,200

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

385A

404C

C32

1r black, Airship, icebreaker, bears

0,100

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

386A

405C

C33

2r ultra, Airship, icebreaker, bears

0,100

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1932

             
 

390

410A

C34

50k car-rose, 2nd Intern. Polar Year

0,075

12,5

MNH, EF

 

391

411A

C35

1r green, 2nd Intern. Polar Year

0,075

12,5

MNH, EF

1934

             
 

448

466y

C49

80k, purple, Arctic cargo ship

0,200

14

MNH, EF

               
 

453

466x

C44

80k, purple, Arctic cargo ship

0,200

14

MNH, EF

1935

             
 

486

499A

C58

1k, red-orange, Captain V. Voronin

0,200

14

MNH, VF

1938

             
 

602

614

643

10k brown-violet, Polar Expedition

2,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

603

615

644

20k blue, Polar Expedition

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

604

616

645

30k olive, Ivan Papanin and his Men

2,100

12,5

MNH, EF

 

605

617

646

50k ultra, Ivan Papanin and his Men

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

644

656

697

80k blue, Aviator and Sailor

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1940

             
 

729

741

772

15k green, Ice-breaker "Stalin"

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

730

742

773

30k purple, Ice-breaker "Sedov"

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

731

743

774

50k brown, Vadigin and Papanin

0,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

732

744

775

1r ultra, Map of drift , crew members

0,300

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1946

             
 

1087

1071

1080

15k black-red, Stamps, ship, train

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1090

bl6

1080a

15k, Sheet of four, Souvenir sheet

0,100

Imperf.

MNH, EF

1947

             
 

1156

1134

1150

50k ultra, Ship, Khimki Station

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1158

1136

1152

1r violet, Lock N8, Moscow Canal

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1948

             
 

1241

1196

1206

30k, gray, Soviet sailor

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1248

1204

1215

10k violet, Marine

---

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1283

1255

1264

1r, violet, Steamships at anchor

0,350

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1306

1242

1252

30k green, Soviet Sailor

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1307

1243

1253

60k blue, Soviet Sailor

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1949

             
 

1373

1325

1328

40k, blue, Admiral S. Makarov

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1374

1326

1329

1r, red, Admiral S. Makarov

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1408

1355

1364

40k, slate-blue, River Tugboat

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1409

1356

1365

1r, red-brown, Freighter motorship

0,400

12,5

MNH, EF

1952

             
 

1684

1631

1628

40k green, Novikov-Priboy and Ship

3,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1697

1646

1643

40k multicol, Volga-Don Canal

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1953

             
 

1726

1674

1671

1r multicol, M.S."J. Stalin" in canal

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1956

             
 

1956

1891

1884

40k slate-red, Soviet Antarctic bases

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1958

             
 

2135

2064

2047

40k green, Rudnev, naval commander

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2271

2188

2162

40k multicol, Atomic Icebreaker

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1959

             
 

2287

2206

2179

40k multi, Popov, radio, icebreaker

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2299

2232

2181

10k multi, Steamer "Soviet Union"

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2300

2233

2182

20k multi, Steamer "Dzerzhibski"

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2301

2217

2183

40k multi, M.S. "Rossija" at Odessa

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2302

2234

2184

40k multi, Murmansk-Tyksi line

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2303

2218

2185

60k multi, Steamer "Kalinin"

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2304

2235

2186

1r multi, Leningrad-London line

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2353

2277

2233

25k blue-red, Research ship "Vityaz"

2,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1960

             
 

2477

2395

2385

25k red, Passenger ship "Karl Marx"

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2478

2396

2386

40k blue, Turbo-electric ship "Lenin"

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2479

2397

2387

60k blue-rose, Speedboat "Raketa"

1,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1961

             
 

2618

2528

2522

4k carmine, Letters plane, ship, train

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1962

             
 

2741

2649

2641

4k blue-lilac, Mail and transportation

5,000

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2776

2699

2671

4k yellow-blue, Transportation

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1963

             
 

2919

2801

2779

3k multicol, Map of Antarctica, ship

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2922

2804

2782

12k multicol, Whaler and whales

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1965

             
 

3267

3125

3106

4k multicol, "Taimir" and "Vaigitch"

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3268

3126

3107

4k multicol, "Lenin" Icebreaker

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3270

3128

3109

10k multicol, "Vostok" and "Mirni"

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1966

             
 

3318

3181

3162

10k silver-carmine, Ship, penguins

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3337

3196

3182

12k blue, M.S. Alexander Pushkin

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3338

3197

3183

16k multi, Passenger liner, Globe

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

3389

3254

3180

6k multi, Volga-Baltic Canal Map

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3390

3255

3181

10k brown, Ship in lock

4,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3401

3266

3242

6k multicol, Map of Baikal Lake

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3448

3306

3283

4k multicol, Petropavlovsk harbor

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1967

             
 

3466

3326

3303

6k blue-gray, Trawler Fish Factory

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3467

3327

3304

6k blue-gray, Refrigeration ship

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3468

3328

3305

6k blue-gray, Crab canning ship

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3469

3329

3306

6k blue-gray, Fishing trawler

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3470

3330

3307

6k blue-gray, Black Sea seiner

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

3578

3435

3418

4k blue, TV tower, bridge, ship, train

4,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1968

             
 

3663

3533

3508

4k carmine, Letter, Ship, Plane

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3670

3540

3512

6k blue, Soviet ship and Globe

4,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1969

             
 

3838

3713

3685

4k blue-green, Motoboats

5,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1971

             
 

4011

3891

3860

10k black-ultra, Map, plane, ship

3,500

11,5

MNH, EF

1972

             
 

4154

4035

4000

6k pink, Soviet Pacific fleet ships

2,900

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

4181

4064

4029

2k multicol, Battleship Peter I, 1872

5,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4182

4065

4030

3k multicol, Cruiser "Varyag", 1899

4,500

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4183

4066

4031

4k multicol, Battleship "Potemkin"

4,300

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4184

4067

4032

6k multicol, Cruiser Ochakov, 1902

3,800

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4185

4068

4033

10k multicol, Mine layer Amur, 1907

3,700

11,5:12

MNH, EF

1973

             
 

4238

4125

4083

16k multicol, Globe, Map and Ship

2,400

11,5

MNH, EF

1974

             
 

4404

4299

4260

4k multicol, Various ships

4,400

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1976

             
 

4662

4558

4532

4k multicol, Icebreaker "Pilot"

6,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4663

4559

4533

6k multicol, Icebreaker "Ermak"

5,900

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4664

4560

4534

10k multicol, Icebreaker "Litke"

5,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4665

4561

4535

16k multicol, "Vladimir Ilich"

4,300

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4666

4562

4536

20k multicol, Icebreaker "Krassin"

3,800

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1977

             
 

4718

4614

4579

4k multicol, Icebreaker "Sibiryakov"

7,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4719

4615

4580

6k multicol, Icebreaker "Sedov"

6,900

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4720

4616

4581

10k multicol, Isebreaker "Sadko"

6,200

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4721

4617

4582

12k multicol, Icebreaker "Dezhnev"

6,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4722

4618

4583

14k multicol, Icebreaker "Siberia"

4,200

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4723

4619

4584

16k multicol, Icebreaker "Lena"

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4724

4620

4585

20k multi, Icebreaker "Amguyema"

3,800

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

4745

bl120

4586

50k multicol, Icebreaker Arctica

0,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1978

             
 

4841

4737

4672

32k multicol, Soviet-Poland flight

4,400

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

4925

4804

4721

4k multicol,Icebreaker "Pronchishev"

7,300

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4926

4805

4722

6k multicol, Icebreaker "Belousov"

6,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

4927

4806

4723

10k multicol, Icebreaker "Moscow"

5,200

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4928

4807

4724

12k multicol, Icebreaker "Makarov"

4,500

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4929

4808

4725

16k multicol, Icebreaker "Lenin"

4,400

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

4930

4809

4726

20k multicol, Icebreaker "Arctica"

3,900

11,5:12

MNH, EF

1979

             
 

4954

4839

4744

15k multi, Orbital station, ship

5,300

11,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

5024

4906

4799

1k multicol, Ship "Vulkanolog"

8,200

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

5025

4907

4800

2k multicol, Ship "Prof. Bogorov"

7,900

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

5026

4908

4801

4k multicol, Ship "Ernst Krenkel"

7,700

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

5027

4909

4802

6k multicol, "Cosmonaut Volkov"

6,900

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

5028

4910

4803

10k multicol, Ship "Yuri Gagarin"

5,200

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

5029

4911

4804

15k multicol, Ship "Kurchatov"

4,900

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1980

             
 

5130

5012

4881

2k multicol, Research ship "Aju Dag"

7,900

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

5131

5013

4882

3k multicol, Ship "V. Urywaev"

7,700

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

5132

5014

4883

4k multicol, Ship "Mikhail Somov"

7,400

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

5133

5015

4884

6k multicol, Ship "Sergei Korolev"

6,700

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

5134

5016

4885

10k multicol, Ship "Otto Shmidt"

5,600

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

5135

5017

4886

15k multicol, ship "Mstislav Keldish"

4,900

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1981

             
 

5148

5030

4899

15k multicol, Antarctic Map, ship

4,800

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

5206

5088

4957

4k multicol, River Tour Boat "Lenin"

6,400

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5207

5089

4958

6k multicol, "Cosmonaut Gagarin"

5,800

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5208

5090

4959

15k multicol, "Valerian Kuibyshev"

4,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5209

5091

4960

32k multicol, Freighter "Baltijski"

4,100

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

5210

5092

4961

15k multicol, Icebreaker "Maligin"

4,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

5230

5112

4981

4k multicol, Bark "Tovarishch-1"

7,200

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5231

5113

4982

6k multicol, Barkentine "Vega"

6,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5232

5114

4983

10k multicol, Schooner "Kodor"

6,200

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5233

5115

4984

15k multicol, Bark "Tovarishch"

5,200

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5234

5116

4985

20k multicol, Bark "Kruzenshtern"

4,700

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5235

5117

4986

32k multicol, Bark "Sedov"

4,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1982

             
 

5357

5238a

5112

5k green-blue, Mail transportation

9,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1983

             
 

5405

5285

5155

4k multicol, Rheumatology Congress

4,500

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5407

5287

5157

4k multicol, Two trawlers

7,200

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

5408

5288

5158

6k multicol, Refrigerated trawler

6,800

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

5409

5289

5159

10k multicol, Large trawler

6,300

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

5410

5290

5160

15k multicol, Large refrigerated ship

5,700

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

5411

5291

5161

20k multicol, Base ship

5,300

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1984

             
 

5496

5376

5246

6k multicol, "Cheluskin" and Map

4,500

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5497

5377

5247

15k multicol, Shipwreck

3,200

11,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

5521

5400

5269

10k multicol, Marekan lighthouse

3,600

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

5524

5402

5271

10k multicol, Soviet Sea Fleet

5,400

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5549

5428Iv

5287

2r black-gray, Arctic, Icebreaker

5,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1985

             
 

5635

5514

5374

5k red-black, Battleship "Potemkin"

3,700

11,5:12

MNH, EF

1986

             
 

5766

5646

5496

5k multi, Icebreaker "Vladivostok"

2,850

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5767

5647

5497

10k multi, Research Ship "Somov"

2,850

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5768

bl189

5498

50k multicol, "Somov" trapped in ice

0,800

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

5769

5645

5499

4k multicol, Overprinted in black

0,800

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1987

             
 

5831

5714

5557

5k multicol, Ship "Maxim Gorky"

4,900

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5832

5715

5558

10k multicol, Ship "Pushkin"

3,700

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5833

5716

5559

30k multicol, Ship "Soviet Union"

3,700

11,5

MNH, EF

1988

             
 

6000

5882

5713

20k multicol, North Pole Expedition

2,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

6014

5895

5724

3k blue-green, Cruiser"Aurora"

8,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1989

             
 

6157

6037

5850a

5k brown-blue, Admiral Kornilov

1,800

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6158

6038

5850b

10k brown-blue, Admiral Istomin

1,800

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6159

6039

5850c

15k blue, Admiral Nevelskoi

1,800

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6160

6040

5850d

20k blue, Admiral Butakov

1,800

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6161

6041

5850e

30k brown-blue, Admiral Popov

1,800

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6162

6042

5850f

35k brown-blue, Admiral Makarov

1,800

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1991

             
 

6299

6178v

5985

7k blue, Airplane, ocean liner, car

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1992

             
 

6391a

5428B

6016b

2r gray, Icebreaker, Arctic Map

3,800

Imperf.

MNH, EF

1993

             
 

6495

334

6169

100r multicol, Peter the Great, Ship

2,100

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6496

335

6170

100r multi, Shilder, submarine, 1834

2,100

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6497

336

6171

100r multi, Amosov, screw steamship

2,100

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6498

337

6172

100r multicol, Bubnov, submarine

2,100

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6499

338

6173

100r multicol, Malinin, submarine

2,100

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6500

339

6174

100r multicol, Maslov, Cruiser Kirov

2,100

11,5

MNH, EF

1995

             
 

6626

465

6287

250r multi, Battle of Grengam, 1720

0,800

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6627

466

6288

300r multi, Battle of Chesma, 1770

0,800

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6628

467

6289

500r multi, Battle of Revel, 1790

0,800

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6629

468

6290

750r multi, Kronstadt Roadstead

0,800

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1996

             
 

6680

519

6339

750r multi, "Yevstafy", 1762

0,550

12

MNH, EF

 

6681

520

6340

1000r multi, "Petropavlovsk", 1894

0,550

12

MNH, EF

 

6682

521

6341

1000r multi, "Novik", 1913

0,550

12

MNH, EF

 

6683

524

6344

1500r multi, "Tashkent", 1937

0,550

12

MNH, EF

 

6684

525

6345

1500r multi, Submarine C-13, 1939

0,550

12

MNH, EF

 

6685

526

6346a

1000r blue, Galera, 1696

0,300

12

MNH, EF

 

6686

527

6346b

1000r blue, Atomic submarine, 1981

0,300

12

MNH, EF

 

6687

528

6346c

1000r blue, "Azov" battleship, 1826

0,300

12

MNH, EF

 

6688

529

6346d

1000r blue, Aircraft carrier, 1985

0,300

12

MNH, EF

 

6685a

522

6342

1000r blue, Galera, 1696

0,150

12

MNH, EF

 

6688a

523

6343

1000r blue, Aircraft carrier, 1985

0,150

12

MNH, EF

1998

             
 

6863

bl23

6495

5r multi, Souvenir sheet, Ushakov

0,250

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1999

             
 

6869

bl24

6504

7r multi, Russian Nave 300th Anniv.

0,250

12,5:12

MNH, EF

2000

             
 

6936

788

6571

2r multicol,Samoilovich, Map, Ship

0,300

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6937

789

6572

2r multi, Vise, Map, ship, polar base

0,300

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6938

790

6573

2r multicol, Somov, plane, ship, map

0,300

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6939

791

6574

2r multicol, Gordienko, plane, ship

0,300

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

7019

871

6608i

3r multi, Sea transport

0,350

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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