SPUTNIK

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

1957

             
 

2092

2026

2021

40k blue, Overprinted in black,

0,115

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2093

2017

1992

40k indigo, Sputnik Circling Globe

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2094

2036

1993

40k blue, Sputnik Circling Globe

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2110

2042A

2032

20k black-rose, Greeting Sputnik-2

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2111

2043A

2033

40k black-green, Greeting Sputnik-2

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2112

2044A

2034

60k black-brown, Greeting Sputnik-2

5,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2113

2045A

2035

1r black-blue, Greeting Sputnik-2

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1962

             
 

2753

2661

2653

10k multi, Sputnik and stars

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1963

             
 

2855

2747

2732a

10k black-rose, Sputnik and Earth

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2858

2748

2732d

10k black-rose, Sputnik and Earth

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2956

2852

2830

10k red-gold, USSR Arms, Sputnik

6,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1964

             
 

3009

2895B

2883a

4k red-green, First Soviet Sputniks

1,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

3012

2895A

2883

4k red-green, First Soviet Sputniks

5,500

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3089

bl34x

2930A

10k multi, Souvenir sheet of six

0,800

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3089a

bl34y

2930Aa

10k multi, Souvenir sheet of six

0,200

11,5:12

MNH, EF

1965

             
 

3187

3039

3020

12k violet, "Sputnik" Monument

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1967

             
 

3496

bl46

3333

30k multi, Sputnik Orbiting Earth

0,600

13:12,5

MNH, EF

1972

             
 

4162

4042

4007

6k multicol, Sputnik-1, 1957

5,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1982

             
 

5333

bl157

5083

50k multicol, 25th Anniv. of Sputnik

0,900

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1987

             
 

5819

5698

5545

10k multicol, Sputnik, 1957

3,300

11,5

MNH, EF

1992

             
 

6404

243

6082

25r multi, Sputnik, Vostok, Apollo

1,100

11,5

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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