USSR (Soviet Union) Postage - Stamps
1956 - 1960

MINT SETS, SINGLE STAMPS, SOUVENIR SHEET
S

 

1956    1957    1958    1959    1960

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Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1956

             
 

1857

1797

1792

40k brown, Krylov, Mathematician

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1858

1798

1789

40k brown, Race Horse

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1859

1799

1790

60k green-blue, Race Horse

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1860

1800

1791

1r purple-blue, Trotter

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1861

1801

1793

1r red-green, Symbol of Sport Games

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1862

1802

1794

25k multicol, Atomic Power Station

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1863

1803

1795

60k multicol, Atomic reactor

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1864

1804

1796

1r multicol, Atomic Power Station

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

1865

1805

1797

40k multi, Statue of Lenin

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1866

1806

1798

1r multi, Statue of Lenin

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1867

1807A

1799

40k black-brown, Khachatur Abovian

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1868

1808

1800

40k multicol, Workers with Red Flag

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1869

1818

1819

1r multi, Leningrad and Northeast

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1870

1815

1820

1r multi, Moscow Region Pavilion

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1871

1810

1809

1r multi, Tatar Republic Pavilion

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1872

1819

1816

1r multi, Central Russia Pavilion

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1873

1817

1817

1r multi, Young Naturalists Pavilion

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1874

1814

1813

1r multi, Northern Caucasus Pavilion

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1875

1811

1818

1r multi, Siberia Pavilion

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1876

1813

1810

1r multi, Volga Region Pavilion

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1877

1809

1808

1r multi, Ural Region Pavilion

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1878

1812

1811

1r multi, Central Black Earth Region

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1879

1816

1814

1r multi, Bashkir Republic Pavilion

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1880

1821

1812

1r multi, Northeastern Region 

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1881

1820

1815

1r multi, Far East Region Pavilion

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1882

1822

1801

40k carmine, Kasatkin, painter

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1883

1823

1802

40k multi, Painting by Arkhipov

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1884

1824

1803

1r multi, Painting by Arkhipov

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1885

1804

1821

40k multicol, Ivan Kulibin, Inventor

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1886

1826

1805

40k multi, Perov, painter

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1887

1828

1807

1r multi, "Hunters at rest" by Perov

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1888

1827

1806

1r multi, "Birdcatchers" by Perov

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1889

1829

1821

40k multicol, Lenin as orator

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1890

1830

1822

40k brown, Nikolai Lobachevski

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1891

1832

1823

40k green-red, Nurse, Textile factory

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1892

1831

1824

40k red, First aid instruction

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

1893

1833

C97

1r multicol, Arctic Camp

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

1894

1834A

1826

40k multicol, Sechenov, Physiologist

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1895

1835

1825

40k violet, Arseniev, explorer, writer

0,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1896

1836

1828

25k brown, Ivan Michurin, Scientist

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1897

1837

1829

60k green, Michurin with Pioneers

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1898

1838

1830

1r blue, Ivan Michurin, Scientist

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

1899

1839

1827

1r yellow, Savrasov, painter

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1900

1841A

1832

40k red-brown, Sergei Kirov

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1901

1840

1831

40k, brown, blue, N. Krupskaya

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

1902

1843

1833

40k olive-brown, Leskov, novelist

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1903

1844

1834

1r green-brown, Leskov, novelist

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1904

1842

1835

40k olive-brown, Blok, poet

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1905

1846

1837

40k brown-rose, Fedotova, actress

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

1906

1845

1836

40k multi, Rostov machinery plant

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

1907

1847

1838

40k multicol, Tretiakov Art Gallery

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1908

1848

1839

40k multicol, Picture by Savrasov

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1909

1863

1854

40k multi, Parachute landing

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1910

1849

1840

10k carmine-rose, Relay Race

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1911

1850

1841

25k brown, Volleyball

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1912

1851

1843

25k brown, Swimming

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1913

1852

1842

25k blue, Rowing

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1914

1857

1849

40k green-red, Stadium and Flag

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1915

1859

1846

40k green-brown, Soccer

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1916

1858

1847

40k green, Fencing

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1917

1856

1850

40k blue, Diving

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1918

1853

1848

40k green, Bicycle Race

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1919

1854

1844

40k pink-yellow, Gold Medal

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1920

1855

1845

40k orange-brown, Tennis

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1921

1861

1852

60k violet, Gymnast

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1922

1860

1851

60k violet, Boxing

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1923

1862

1852

1r red-brown, Basketball

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

1924

1865

1866

40k, multicol, "Volga river boatmen"

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1925

1866

1867

1r, multicol, "Zaporozhsky Cossacks"

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1926

1868A

1858

40k claret, Ivan Franko, writer

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1927

1904

1896

40k green, Ivan Franko, writer

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1928

1869A

1859

1r blue, Ivan Franko, writer

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1929

1870

1862

40k olive-brown, Lesya Ukrainka

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1930

1894

1886

40k green, Julia Zemaite, writer

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

1931

1871IA

1860

40k emerald, Makhmud Aivazov

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1931a

1871CI

1860a

40k emerald, Makhmud Aivazov

0,005

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1932

1867

1861

40k, yell-brown, Poet Robert Burns

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1933

1874

1865

40k gray-brown, Ivanov, painter

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1934

1872

1863

40k, multicol, Statue of Nestor

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1935

1873

1864

1r, multicol, Statue of Nestor

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1943

1885

1881

40k, green-olive, F. Dostoevsky

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1944

1884

1879

40k, black-blue, W. Mozart

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1945

1887

1883

40k, green, Pier Kuri

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1946

1888

1882

40k, brown, Genrik Ebsen

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1947

1886

1880

40k, violet, Genrikh Geyne

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1948

1905

1895

40k, carmine, Calidas

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1949

1890

1888

40k, gray, Bernard Show

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1950

1883

1875

40k, red, Benjamin Franklin

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1951

1889

1877

40k, black, Harmens Rembrandt

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1952

1882

1876

40k, orange, Japan artist Sessu

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1953

1864C

1855

40k orange, Civil Construction

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1954

1892A

1856

60k brown, Industrial Construction

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1955

1893A

1857

1r blue, Buildin a Dam

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1956

1891

1884

40k slate-red, Soviet Antarctic bases

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1957

1896A

1885

40k magenta, Kotovsky

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1958

1895

1887

40k ultra, F. Bredichin, astronomer

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

1959

1897A

1891

40k multicol, Shatura Power Station

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1960

1898

1888

40k orange, Field Marshal Suvorov

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1961

1899

1889

1r brown, Field Marshal Suvorov

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1962

1900

1890

3r red-black, Field Marshal Suvorov

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1963

1901

1892

40k sepia, Kryakutni's Balloon

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

1964

1903

1893

40k ultra, Y. Shokalski, geographer

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

1965

1902

1894

40k multi, Painting by Vasnetsov

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

1966

1908

1898

40k red-brown, Lomonosov, writer

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1967

1909

1899

40k gray-brown, Pushkin, poet

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1968

1911

1897

40k blue-brown, Leo Tolstoy, writer

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1969

1907

1900

40k black-carmine, Gorki, writer

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1970

1910

1901

40k brown-gray, Rustaveli, poet

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

1971

1906

1904

40k multi, Fedor Volkov, Theatre

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1956    1957    1958    1959    1960

 

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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