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

1957

             
 

1972

1913A

1903

40k indigo-olive, Lermontov, poet

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1973

1912A

1902

40k violet, Belinski, literary critic

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1974

1942C

1960

40k multi, Folksinger

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1975

1957

1962

40k orange, Chernyshevski, writer

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1976

1956

1961

40k green-brown, Shevchenko, writer

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

1977

1914

1905

40k brown-blue, Bering and Map

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

1978

1915

1906

40k gray, Dmitri Mendeleev

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1979

1916

1907

40k red-sepia, Mikhail Glinka

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1980

1917

1908

1r multicol, Scene from Ivan Susanin

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1982

1919

1910

25k violet, Ice Hockey Championship

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1983

1920

1911

40k blue, Hockey Player

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1984

1921

1912

60k emerald, Goalkeeper

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1985

1923

1915

40k green, Moscow Machine Works

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1986

2027

1916

10k brown, Gray partridge

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1987

1924

1917

15k brown, Black Grouse

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1988

2028

1918

15k blue, Polar Bear

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1989

1925

1919

20k red-orange, Axis Deer

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1990

1927

1920

30k ultra, Bison

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1991

1926

1921

30k olive-green, Mallard

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1992

1929

1922

40k olive-green, European elk

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1993

1928

1923

40k violet-blue, Sable

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1994

1932

1925

40k carmine, Lace maker, Vologda

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1995

1930

1927

40k brown, Woodcarver, Moscow

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1996

1931

1924

40k red, Hohloma wooden products

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

1997

1933

1926

40k ultra, Bone carver, North Russia

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1998

1935

1931

40k purple, Georgi Plekhanov

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1999

1934C

1930

40k ultra-brown, A. Bach, biochemist

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2000

1936

1932

40k lilac, Euler, Mathematician

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2001

1938A

1934

40k multi, Lenin talking to soldiers

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2002

1937A

1933

40k multi, Lenin at work

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2003

1939A

1935

40k multi, Lenin at Subbotnik

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2004

1940

1947

40k brown, William Harvey

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2005

1941

1948

40k black, Balakirev, composer

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2006

1944

1949

40k gray, Herzen and Ogarev

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2008

1952

1942

40k brown, Lenin monument

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2009

1950

1941

40k blue-green, View on the Neva

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2010

1951

1943

40k violet, Nevsky Prospekt

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2011

1954

1945

1r green-pink, Overprinted in red

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2012

1953

1944

1r brown-green, Overprinted in red

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2013

1959A

1946

40k multi, Henry Fielding, novelist

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2014

1955

1951

40k red-brown, A. Liapunov

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2015

1958

1956

40k violet, 10th Peace Bicycle Race

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2016

1960

1861A

40k ultra-brown, Burns, poet

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2017

1961

1957

40k brown-blue, Telescope

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2018

1985

1958

40k indigo, Comet and observatory

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2019

1992

1959

40k violet, Rocket leaving earth

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2020

1962

1963

20k violet-brown, Woman Gymnast

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2021

1963

1964

25k green-claret, Wresting

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2022

1965

1966

40k violet, Youths of three races

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2023

1964

1965

40k blue-red, Stadium

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2024

1966

1967

60k ultra-brown, Javelin thrower

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2025

1968

1968

20k ultra-black, Javelin Thrower

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2026

1967

1969

20k green-red, Runner

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2027

1969

1970

25k orange-ultra, Gymnast

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2028

1970

1971

40k rose-black, Boxing

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2029

1971

1972

40k pink-black, Soccer

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2030

1972

1973

60k violet-brown, Weigh lifting

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2038

1945B

1936

10k, multicol, Youth of all races

0,005

Imperf.

MNH, S

 

2039

1980B

1937

20k, multicol, Sculptor at work

0,015

Imperf.

MNH, S

 

2040

1948B

1913

40k, multicol, Festival emblem, dove

0,015

Imperf.

MNH, S

 

2041

1922B

1914

60k, multicol, Festival emblem, dove

0,015

Imperf.

MNH, S

 

2042

1949B

1940

1r, multicol, Fireworks over Moscow

0,015

Imperf.

MNH, S

               
 

2043

1973

1974

40k gray, Yanka Kupala, poet

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2044

1974

1975

40k red-brown, Moscow Kremlin

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2045

1975

1976

40k violet, Luzhniki Stadium

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2046

1977

1978

1r blue, Bolshoi Theatre

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2047

1976

1977

1r red, Lomonosov University

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2048

1978A

1979

40k blue, Philatelic exhibition

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2049

1978B

1979b

40k blue, Lenin Library in Moscow

0,030

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

2050

bl21

1979a

40k blue, Souvenir sheet of two

0,100

Imperf.

MNH, EF

               
 

2051

1981

1981

40k blue-brown, Globe and Dove

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2052

1982

1982

1r violet-brown, Globe and Dove

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2054

1983

1880

40k blue-green, Jean Beranger, poet

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2055

1986a

1984

40k brown, Textile Factory, Narva

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2056

1987

1987

40k blue, Metallurgical works, Lenin

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2057

1988

1988

40k brown, Stasov, Art critic

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2058

1989

1989

1r black, Stasov, Art critic

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2059

1990

1985

40k blue, Carrier pigeon and Globes

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2060

1991

1986

60k lilac, Carrier pigeon and Globes

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2061

1993

1991

40k blue, K. Tsiolkovsky and rockets

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2063

2015

1996

40k blue, Lenin as orator

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2064

2016

1997

60k rose, Lenin reading Pravda

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2065

1995A

1998

10k, red-sepia, Moscow University

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2066

1996A

1999

40k, multicol, Red flag, Lenin

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2067

1997A

2000

40k, milticol, Lenin's appeal

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2068

1998A

2001

40k, multicol, Worker and Railroad

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2069

1999A

2002

60k, red-brown, Harvester

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2070

1995B

1998A

10k, red-sepia, Moscow University

0,100

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

2071

1996B

1999A

40k, multicol, Red flag, Lenin

0,100

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

2072

1997B

2000A

40k, milticol, Lenin's appeal

0,100

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

2073

1998B

2001A

40k, multicol, Worker and Railroad

0,100

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

2074

1999B

2002A

60k, red-brown, Harvester

0,100

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

2075

bl22

1943a

40k multi, Souvenir sheet of three

0,100

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

2076

bl23

2002a

40k multi, Souvenir sheet of three

0,100

Imperf.

MNH, EF

               
 

2077

2000

2003

40k multi, Russia, Dam, Energetic

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2078

2014

2011

40k multi, Ukraine, farmer, worker

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2079

2004

2006

40k multi, Byelorussia, Truck

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2080

2012

2004

40k multi, Uzbek Republic, farmer

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2081

2007

2012

40k multi, Kazakh Republic, combine

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2082

2010

2008

40k multi, Georgia, Valley, Palm

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2083

2009

2007

40k multi, Azerbaijan, Oil Derricks

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2084

2011

2017

40k multi, Lithuania, farmers

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2085

2003

2014

40k multi, Moldova,vegetable sorting

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2086

2006

2016

40k multi, Latvia, worker, farmer

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2087

2001

2013

40k multi, Kirghiz, horseback rider

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2088

2005

2005

40k multi, Tadzhik, farmer

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2089

2002

2009

40k multi, Armenia, Energetic

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2090

2008

2010

40k multi, Turkmen, Oil Derricks

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2091

2013

2015

40k multi, Estonia, farmer

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

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

               
 

2095

2025

1994

40k brown, Turbine Wheel

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2096

2046

2030

60k gray-black, Symbols of Industry

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2097

2024A

1995

40k multicol, Falling of meteor

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2098

2029

2018

40k black, Artists , Academy of Art

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2099

2030

2019

60k black, Red Army Monument

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2100

2031

2020

1r black, Worker and Peasant

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2101

2032

2022

40k yellow-blue, Ukrainian Republic

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2102

2035

2025

40k brown, Borovikovsky, painter

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2103

2034

2023

40k black, Edvard Grieg composer

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2105

2038A

2026

40k brown-violet, Ermolova, actress

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2106

2039

1954

40k gray, Yakub Kolos, poet

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2107

2040

1952

40k sepia, Mickevicius-Kapsukas

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2108

2041

1953

40k sepia, Bashindchagian, painer

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2109

2037

2027

40k blue, Lenin Hydroelectric Station

1,000

12:12,5

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

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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