USSR (Soviet Union)  Postage - Stamps
1956 - 1960

MINT  SETS  and  SINGLE  STAMPS

 

1956    1957    1958    1959-1960


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Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1957

             
 

1977

1914

1905

40k brown-blue, Bering and Map

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1957

             
 

1978

1915

1906

40k gray, Dmitri Mendeleev

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

    

Issue year

    Catalog   Number

        Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

  Notes

CPA

 Michel

 Scott

1957

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

              

Issue year

Catalog   Number Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes
CPA Michel Scott

1957

             
 

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

 

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1957

             
 

2014

1955

1951

40k red-brown, A. Liapunov

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

         

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1957

             
 

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

 

    

         

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1957

             
 

2038

1945B

1936

10k, multicol, Youth of all races

0,005

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

2039

1980B

1937

20k, multicol, Sculptor at work

0,015

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

2040

1948B

1913

40k, multicol, Festival emblem, dove

0,015

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

2041

1922B

1914

60k, multicol, Festival emblem, dove

0,015

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

2042

1949B

1940

1r, multicol, Fireworks over Moscow

0,015

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1957

             
 

2043

1973

1974

40k gray, Yanka Kupala, poet

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

Issue year

Catalog   Number Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes
CPA Michel Scott

1957

             
 

2049

1978b

1979b

40k, blue, Lenin Library, Moscow

0,030

Imperf.

MNH, S

 

    

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1957

             
 

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

 

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1957

             
 

2061

1993

1991

40k blue, K. Tsiolkovsky and rockets

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

    

         

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1957

             
 

2070

1995B

1998A

10k, red-sepia, Moscow University

0,100

Imperf.

MNH, S

 

2071

1996B

1999A

40k, multicol, Red flag, Lenin

0,100

Imperf.

MNH, S

 

2072

1997B

2000A

40k, milticol, Lenin's appeal

0,100

Imperf.

MNH, S

 

2073

1998B

2001A

40k, multicol, Worker and Railroad

0,100

Imperf.

MNH, S

 

2074

1999B

2002A

60k, red-brown, Harvester

0,100

Imperf.

MNH, S

 

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

 

    

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1957

             
 

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

 

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1957

             
 

2097

2024A

1995

40k multicol, Falling of meteor

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

         

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1957

             
 

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

 

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1957

             
 

2103

2034

2023

40k black, Edvard Grieg composer

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

          

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1957

             
 

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

 

              

 

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1957

             
 

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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