USSR (Soviet Union) Postage - Stamps
1941 - 1945

MINT SETS, SINGLE STAMPS, SOUVENIR SHEETS

1941-1943    1944-1945

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Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1944

             
 

880

892

C78

1r slate-green, Usyskin, balloon

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

881

893

C79

1r yellow-green, Vasenko, balloon

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

882

894

C77

1r blue, Fedoseinko, balloon

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

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

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

888

861

860A

30k green, Fighter pilot Talalikhin

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

889

862

861A

30k ultra, Pilot captain Gastello

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

890

863

863A

30k green, Chekalin fighting nazi

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

891

864

864A

30k violet, Zoya Kosmodemjaskaja

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

892

899

C80

1r green, Airmail, Surcharged in red

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

893

900

C81

1r ultra, Airmail, Surcharged in red

2,000

12,5

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

               
 

908

911

931

30k red-orange, Lenin and Stalin

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

909

912

932

30k slate-black, Lenin as Child

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

910

913

933

45k slate-black, Lenin as Youth

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

911

914

934

50k slate-black, Lenin in middle age

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

912

915

935

60k slate-black, Lenin as orator

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

913

916

936

1r indigo-black, Lenin's Mausoleum

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

914

917

937

3r black-orange, Lenin and Stalin

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

915

918B

938a

30k gray, Rimski-Korsakov

0,500

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

916

919B

939a

60k green, Rimski-Korsakov

0,600

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

917

920B

940a

1r blue-green, Rimski-Korsakov

0,500

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

918

921B

941a

3r purple, Rimski-Korsakov

0,500

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

919

918A

938

30k gray, Rimski-Korsakov

7,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

920

919A

939

60k green, Rimski-Korsakov

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

921

920A

940

1r blue-green, Rimski-Korsakov

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

922

921A

941

3r purple, Rimski-Korsakov

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

923

922

947

30k green, WW2 Hero Nuradilov

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

924

923

948

60k purple, WW2 Hero Matrosov

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

925

924

949

60k blue, WW2 Hero Louzan

9,990

12,5

MNH, EF

 

926

931

951

60k black, Hero Pilot Safonov

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

927

930

950

60k green, Polivanova, Kovshova

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

928

927

942

30k gray-black, Nikolai Schors

6,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

929

926

943

30k green, Vasili Chapaev

6,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

930

925

944

30k yellow-green, Sergei Lazo

6,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

931

928

945

30k gray, Chaplygin, mathematician

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

932

929

946

1r brown, Chaplygin, mathematician

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

933

932B

952

30k green, Ilya Repin, self-portrait

5,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

934

933B

953

50k green, "Cossacks reply to Sultan"

3,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

935

934B

954

60k blue, "Cossacks reply to Sultan"

3,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

936

935B

955

1r brown, , Ilya Repin, self-portrait

3,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

937

936B

956

2r purple, "Cossacks reply to Sultan"

1,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

938

932A

952a

30k green, Ilya Repin, self-portrait

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

939

933A

953a

50k green, "Cossacks reply to Sultan"

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

940

934A

954a

60k blue, "Cossacks reply to Sultan"

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

941

935A

955a

1r brown, , Ilya Repin, self-portrait

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

942

936A

956a

2r purple, "Cossacks reply to Sultan"

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

943

937

957

30k brown, Krylov, fable writer

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

944

938

958

1r blue, Krylov, fable writer

2,000

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

               
 

958

946

966

30k green, Griboedov, poet

7,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

959

947

967

60k brown, Griboedov, poet

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

960

948

971

1r indigo, Order for Bravery

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

961

949a

972

2r gray, Order of Bogdan Chmelnicki

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

               
 

976

963

987

30k blue, Soviet Academy of Science

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

977

964

988

2r black, Academy in Leningrad

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

978

965

989

30k blue, Popov and his Invention

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

979

966

990

60k red, Popov and his Invention

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

980

967

991

1r brown, Alexander Popov

1,000

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

               
 

997

981

1007

30k blue, Field Marshal  Kutuzov

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

998

982

1008

60k brown, Field Marshal Kutuzov

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

999

983

1002

30k black, Lenin at reading

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1000

984

1003

50k brown, Lenin at work table

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1001

985

1004

60k brown-orange, Lenin orator

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1002

986

1005

1r black, Lenin at walk in Kremlin

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1003

987

1006

3r sepia, Lenin portrait

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1004

988

1009

30k brown, Alexander Herzen, author

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1005

989

1010

2r black, Alexander Herzen, author

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1006

990

1011

30k brown, Ilya Mechnikov

3,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1007

991

1012

1r green-black, Ilya Mechnikov

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1008

992

1013

30k brown, Friedrich Engels

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1009

993

1014

60k green, Friedrich Engels

3,000

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

1941-1943    1944-1945

 

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. 2003/2004 ".
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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