WORLD WAR II

USSR (Soviet Union) and Russia Postage - Stamps
1918 - 2000

SETS, SOUVENIR SHEETS, SINGLE STAMPS


1940-1945    1946-1965    1966-2000

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1940

             
 

724

736

767

10k rose, Welcome to Red Army

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

725

737

768

30k green, Welcoming tank crew

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

726

738

769

50k gray, Soldier giving newspapers

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

727

739

770

60k indigo, Soldier giving newspaper

0,300

12,5

MNH, EF

 

728

740

771

1r red, Crowd waving soviet tanks

0,200

12,5

MNH, EF

1941

             
 

819

825A

856

30k carmine, "Be a Hero!"

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

820

826

859

30k blue, Emergency volunteer corps

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1942

             
 

823

829

860

20k black, Fighter pilot Talalikhin

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

824

830

861

30k black, Pilot captain Gastello

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

825

831

862

30k black, General Dovator

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

826

832

863

30k black, Chekalin fighting nazi

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

827

833

864

30k black, Zoya Kosmodemjanskaja

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

828

834

865

1r green, Chekalin fighting nazi

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

829

835

866

2r green, Zoya Kosmodemjanskaja

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

830

836

867

20k black, Anti-tank artillery

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

831

842

874

20k rose, Flaming tank

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

832

843

873

20k blue, Gifts for soldiers

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

833

837

868

30k blue, Signal corps in action

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

834

838

869

30k green, Guerrilla fighters

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

835

865

891

30k brown, Trench mortar

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

836

867

892

30k green, Army scouts

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

837

866

890

30k green, Medical corpsmen

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

838

839

870

30k red, War worker

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

839

844

875

30k brown, Collective farmers

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

840

846

877

45k blue, Anti-aircraft battery

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

841

845

876

45k rose, Sewing equipment for army

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

842

869

894

60k blue, Snipers

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

843

840

871

60k blue, Defense of Leningrad

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

844

868

893

60k green, Defense of Moscow

8,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

845

841

872

1r black, Red Army scouts

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1943

             
 

846

847

878

5k brown, Manufacturing Explosives

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

847

848

879

10k brown, Agriculture

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

848

849

880

15k black, Red Guards in 1917

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

849

850

881

20k black, October Revolution, 1917

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

850

851

882

30k brown, Lenin and Stalin

6,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

851

852

883

60k brown, Tanks

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

852

853

884

1r brown, Lenin as orator

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

853

854

885

2r black, Order of Patriotic War

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

860

872

897

1r black, Patriotic War Order

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

861

873

898

10r green, Order of Marshal Suvorov

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

864

876

831A

3r green, Marshal's Star

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

865

877

899

20k brown, Sailors

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

866

878

900

30k green, Navy gunner and warship

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

867

879

901

60k green, Soldiers and tank

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

868

880

902

3r blue, Sailors

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

869

881

905

30k orange, Mayakovsky, tank, plane

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

870

882

906

60k blue, Mayakovsky, tank, plane

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

873

885

916

15k ultra, Antiaircraft gunner

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

874

886

917

20k orange, Tanks

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

875

887

918

30k red, Hand-to-hand fight

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

876

888

919

1r green, Red Army Soldiers

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

877

889

920

2r green, Soldier throwing grenade

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

878

890

907

30k black-red, Tehran Conference

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

879

891

908

3r blue-red, Tehran Conference

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1944

             
 

883

897

913

30k green, Defenders of Leningrad

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

884

898

911

30k brown, Defenders of Stalingrad

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

885

895

914

30k green, Defenders of Odessa

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

886

896

912

30k blue, Defenders of Sevastopol

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

887

860

915

30k ultra, Young War Heroes

12,5

5,000

MNH, EF

 

888

861

860A

30k green, Fighter pilot Talalikhin

12,5

5,000

MNH, EF

 

889

862

861A

30k ultra, Pilot captain Gastello

12,5

5,000

MNH, EF

 

890

863

863A

30k green, Chekalin fighting nazi

12,5

5,000

MNH, EF

 

891

864

864A

30k violet, Zoya Kosmodemjaskaja

12,5

5,000

MNH, EF

               
 

894

901B

923a

15k red, Patriotic War Order

9,900

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

895

902B

924a

20k blue, Order of Alexander Nevsky

9,900

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

896

903B

925a

30k green, Order of Suvorov

9,900

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

897

904B

926a

60k red, Order of Kutuzov

9,900

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

898

901A

923

15k red, Patriotic War Order

4,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

890

902A

924

20k blue, Order of Alexander Nevsky

4,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

891

903A

925

30k green, Order of Suvorov

4,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

892

904A

926

60k red, Order of Kutuzov

4,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

902

905

927

1r black, Order of Patriotic War

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

903

906

928

3r blue, Order of Alexander Nevsky

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

904

907

929

5r green, Order of Marshal Kutuzov

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

905

908

930

10r red, Order of Marshal Suvorov

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

906

909

921

60k red-blue, Day of United Nations

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

907

910

922

3r red-blue, Day of United Nations

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

945

4bl

959

30k green, Souvenir sheet of four

0,300

Imperf.

MNH, EF

1945

             
 

946

940B

960a

15k green, Partisan Medal

1,200

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

947

941B

961a

30k blue, Order for Bravery

1,200

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

948

942B

962a

45k blue, Order of Chmelnitski

1,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

949

943B

963a

60k rose, Order of Victory

1,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

950

945B

965a

1r green, Order of Nakhimov

0,700

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

951

944B

964a

1r blue, Order of Ushakov

0,700

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

952

940A

960

15k green, Partisan Medal

1,200

12,5

MNH, EF

 

953

941A

961

30k blue, Order for Bravery

1,200

12,5

MNH, EF

 

954

942A

962

45k blue, Order of Chmelnitski

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

955

943A

963

60k rose, Order of Victory

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

956

945A

965

1r green, Order of Nakhimov

0,700

12,5

MNH, EF

 

957

944A

964

1r blue, Order of Ushakov

0,700

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

960

948

971

1r indigo, Order for Bravery

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

961

949a

972

2r black, Order of B. Chmielnitcki

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

962

950a

973

3r henna, Order of Victory

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

963

951

968

60k henna, Victory of Stalingrad

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

964

952

969

3r henna, Victory of Stalingrad

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

965

bl5

970

3r henna, Souvenir sheet of four

0,300

Imperf.

MNH, EF

               
 

966

953

974

20k red-black, Soldier with red flag

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

967

954

975

30k brown, Fight with nazi tanks

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

968

955

976

30k black, Tank landing

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

969

956

977

60k red, Meeting of liberators

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

970

957

978

1r red-green, Charge

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

971

958

979

1r green, Soldier with hand-grenade

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

972

959

983

60k red, Red Army elite guard badge

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

973

960

980

30k violet, Parade in Red Square

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

974

961

981

60k black, Defenders of Moscow

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

975

962

982

1r brown, Air fight over Moscow

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

981

968B

984a

20k brown, Motherhood Medal

1,500

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

982

969B

985a

30k brown, Motherhood Glory

1,500

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

983

970B

986a

60k rose, Mother-Heroine Order

1,500

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

984

968A

984

20k brown, Motherhood Medal

3,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

985

969A

985

30k brown, Motherhood Glory

3,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

986

970A

986

60k rose, Mother-Heroine Order

3,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

987

971

992

3r henna, Day of Victory in WW2

0,380

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

988

974

1000

1r brown, Petliakov-2 Dive bombers

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

989

980

993

1r black, Petliakov-8 heavy bomber

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

990

976

996

1r brown, Ilyushin-2 Bombers

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

991

977

997

1r black, Ilyushin-4 far-bombers

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

992

975

1001

1r blue, Tupolev-2 Bombers

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

993

972

998

1r orange, Lavochkin-7 fighters

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

994

978

995

1r brown, Iakovlev-3 fighter

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

995

973

994

1r brown, Iakovlev-9 fighter in action

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

996

979

999

1r green, Polikarpov-2 biplane

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1010

994

986A

1r green, Motherhood Medal

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1011

995

986B

2r blue, Motherhood Glory

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1012

996

986C

3r red, Mother-Heroine Order

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1013

997

1019

30k brown, Artillery Observer, guns

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1014

998

1020

60k sepia, Heavy field pieces

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1015

999

1015

20k brown, Tank Assembly line

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1016

1000

1016

30k brown, Harvesting wheat

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1017

1001

1017

60k green, Airplane designing

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1018

1002

1018

1r orange, Moscow fireworks

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1940-1945    1946-1965    1966-2000

 

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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