USSR (Soviet Union) Postage - Stamps
1956 - 1960

USED SETS, SINGLE STAMPS, SOUVENIR SHEET
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1956    1957    1958    1959    1960

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Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1958

             
 

2115

2048

1955

40k black, Carl Linne, botanist

1,000

12,5

VF

               
 

2116

2049A

2029

40k violet, Chi Pai-shih, painter

2,000

12,5:12

VF

               
 

2117

2052A

2031

40k brown-olive, Alexey Tolstoi

2,000

12:12,5

VF

 

2118

2141

2112

40k brown, Saltykov-Shchedrin

1,000

12:12,5

VF

               
 

2119

2050A

1928

40k brown, Rug weaver, Turkmenia

1,000

12,5

VF

 

2120

2051A

1929

40k multicol, Painting, Palekh

1,000

12,5

VF

               
 

2121

2053

2039

25k multi, Birth of Red Army, 1918

1,500

12:12,5

VF

 

2122

2056

2042

40k multi, Sailor and soldier

1,500

12,5:12

VF

 

2123

2055

2041

40k multi, Soldier and Steel-maker

1,500

12,5:12

VF

 

2124

2054

2040

40k multi, Aviator, sailor and soldier

1,500

12:12,5

VF

 

2125

2057

2043

60k multi, Storming of Reichstag

1,500

12:12,5

VF

               
 

2126

2058

2038

40k sepia, Sharents, armenian poet

1,000

12,5

VF

 

2127

2059

2036

40k black, Longfellow, american poet

1,500

12,5

VF

 

2128

2060

2037

40k black, William Blake, artist, poet

1,500

12,5

VF

               
 

2129

2063A

2044

40k green, Tchaikovsky composer

3,000

12,5

VF

 

2130

2062A

2045

40k green-ultra, Swan Lake Ballet

3,000

12,5

VF

 

2131a

2061A

2046

1r emerald, Pianist and Violinist

3,000

12:12,5

VF

 

2132

2063B

2044a

40k green, Tchaikovsky composer

0,150

Imperf.

MNH, S

 

2133

2062B

2045a

40k green-ultra, Swan Lake Ballet

0,150

Imperf.

MNH, S

 

2134

2061B

2046a

1r emerald, Pianist and Violinist

0,150

Imperf.

MNH, S

               
 

2135

2064

2047

40k green, Rudnev, naval commander

1,500

12,5

MNH, S

               
 

2136

2065A

2048

40k multi, Maxim Gorki, writer

2,000

12,5:12

VF

               
 

2144

2071

2053

40k blue-gray, Lenin

2,000

12,5

MNH, S

 

2145

2072

2054

60k rose-brown, Lenin

2,000

12,5

MNH, S

 

2146

2073

2055

1r brown, Lenin

2,000

12,5

MNH, S

               
 

2147

2074

2060

40k multicol, Overprinted in Blue

0,500

12,5

MNH, S

               
 

2148

2075

2062

40k blue, Carlo Goldoni, dramatist

2,000

12,5:12

VF

               
 

2150

2077

2056

40k brown, Karl Marx

1,500

12,5

MNH, S

 

2151

2078

2057

60k blue, Karl Marx

1,500

12,5

MNH, S

 

2152

2079

2058

1r red, Karl Marx

1,500

12,5

MNH, S

               
 

2153

2080

2064

40k blue, Globe and Dove

2,000

12,5:12

VF

 

2154

2081

2065

60k ultra, Globe and Dove

2,000

12,5:12

VF

               
 

2155

2082A

2063

40k green, Radio tower, ship, planes

1,000

12:12,5

VF

               
 

2156

2083

2066

40k black, Chavchavadze, writer

2,000

12,5:12

VF

               
 

2157

2084I

2067

40k, multicol, flags, error in Czech

1,500

12:12,5

MNH, S

 

2157a

2084II

2067a

40k, multicol, flags, error is corrected

1,500

12:12,5

MNH, S

               
 

2158

2087

2068

10k multi, Young Pioneer Bugler

2,000

12,5

VF

 

2159

2088

2069

25k multi, Boy with model plane

2,000

12,5

VF

 

2160

2085

2071

40k multi, Children of three races

2,000

12,5

VF

 

2161

2086

2070

40k multi, Child and bomb

2,000

12,5

VF

               
 

2162

2091A

2074

40k brown, Rimski -Korsakov

1,000

12,5:12

VF

               
 

2163

2089A

2072

40k blue-red, Soccer players, Globe

1,500

12,5:12

VF

 

2164

2090A

2073

60k blue-red, Soccer players, Globe

1,500

12,5:12

VF

 

2165

2089B

2072a

40k blue-red, Soccer players, Globe

0,150

Imperf.

VF

 

2166

2090B

2073a

60k blue-red, Soccer players, Globe

0,150

Imperf.

VF

               
 

2167

2092

2076

40k blue-red, Gymnast on rings

1,500

12,5:12

VF

 

2168

2093

2075

40k ultra-red, Girl Gymnast

1,500

12,5:12

VF

               
 

2171

2096

2077

60k blue, Bomb, globe, sputniks, ship

5,000

12,5:12

VF

               
 

2172

2097

2078

40k red, Arsenal plant workers, Kiev

1,000

12,5:12

VF

               
 

2176

2101

2083

40k multi, Sputnik-3 leaving Earth

5,000

12,5:12

VF

               
 

2177

2100

2084

40k rose-buff, Aini, Tadzhik writer

1,200

12:12,5

VF

               
 

2179

2103A

2090

40k blue-green, Schooner "Zarja"

1,500

12:12,5

VF

 

2180

2105

2089

40k blue, Aurora borealis and camera

1,500

12:12,5

VF

 

2181

2104

2091

40k ultra, Weather balloon and radar

1,500

12:12,5

VF

               
 

2182

2169B

2147a

20k ultra-red, Airliner IL-14

0,140

Imprf.

VF

 

2183

2171B

2148a

40k blue-green, Jet liner TU-104

0,140

Imprf.

VF

 

2184

2170B

2149a

40k blue-red, Turbo liner TU-114

0,140

Imprf.

VF

 

2185

2106B

2086a

60k blue-red, TU-104 and Globe

0,140

Imprf.

VF

 

2186

2107B

2150a

60k rose-black, Jet liner TU-110

0,140

Imprf.

VF

 

2187

2108B

2087a

1r red-black, Turbo liner AN-10

0,140

Imprf.

VF

 

2188

2193B

2151a

2r red-black, Turbo liner IL-18

0,140

Imprf.

VF

 

2189

2169A

2147

20k ultra-red, Airliner IL-14

2,000

12:12,5

VF

 

2190

2171A

2148

40k blue-green, Jet liner TU-104

2,000

12:12,5

VF

 

2191

2170A

2149

40k blue-red, Turbo liner TU-114

2,000

12:12,5

VF

 

2192

2106A

2086

60k blue-red, TU-104 and Globe

2,000

12:12,5

VF

 

2193

2107A

2150

60k rose-black, Jet liner TU-110

2,000

12:12,5

VF

 

2194

2108A

2087

1r red-black, Turbo liner AN-10

2,000

12:12,5

VF

 

2195

2193A

2151

2r red-black, Turbo liner IL-18

2,000

12:12,5

VF

               
 

2196

2109

2088

40k sepia-claret, L. Kulik, meteorist

1,000

12:12,5

VF

               
 

2197

2110A

2092

40k brown, Crimea Observatory

1,500

12,5:12

VF

 

2198

2111D

2093

60k blue, Moscow University

1,500

12:12,5

VF

 

2199

2112A

2094

1r blue-brown, Telescope

1,500

12,5:12

VF

               
 

2200

2114B

2096a

10k, multi, Messenger, 16 Century

0,150

Imperf.

MNH, S

 

2201

2118B

2101a

40k, multi, Jet plane and Troika

0,150

Imperf.

MNH, S

 

2202

2119B

2100a

40k, multi, Lenin stamp, Aurora, ship

0,150

Imperf.

MNH, S

 

2203

2113A

2095

10k multi, 15th Cent. letter writer

2,500

12:12,5

VF

 

2204

2114A

2096

10k multi, Postilion 16th Century

2,500

12:12,5

VF

 

2205

2115A

2097

25k multi, Sleigh mail coach

2,500

12:12,5

VF

 

2206

2116A

2098

25k multi, Mail coach and Post office

2,500

12:12,5

VF

 

2207

2117A

2099

40k multi, Troika, 19th Century

2,500

12:12,5

VF

 

2208

2118A

2101

40k multi, Jet Plane and Troika

2,500

12:12,5

VF

 

2209

2119A

2100

40k multi, Lenin stamp, Aurora, ship

2,500

12:12,5

VF

 

2210

2120A

2103

60k multi, Podbekski, letter carriers

2,000

12:12,5

VF

 

2211

2121A

2104

60k multi, Mail train

2,000

12:12,5

VF

 

2212

2123A

2106

1r multi, Loading mail

2,000

12:12,5

VF

 

2213

2122A

2105

1r multi, Ship, plane, train and globe

2,000

12:12,5

VF

 

2214

bl24

2106a

1r 10k multi, Souvenir sheet of five

0,500

Imperf.

VF

 

2215

bl25

2106b

3r 60k multi, Souvenir sheet of five

0,500

Imperf.

VF

               
 

2216

2134

2102

40k brown, Leningrad Post Museum

2,000

12:12

VF

               
 

2217

2198

2286

20k slate-green, Farm Woman

---

12,5

VF

 

2218

2230

2287

25k sepia, Architect

---

12,5

VF

 

2219

2138

2288

60k carmine, Steel worker

---

12,5

VF

               
 

2226

2137

2107

40k black, Chigorin, chess player

1,000

12,5:12

VF

               
 

2227

2142

2110

40k multi, Nurse bandaging man's leg

1,500

12:12,5

VF

 

2228

2143

2111

40k multi, Soviet Hospital abroad

1,500

12:12,5

VF

               
 

2229

bl27

1767a

1r multi, Souvenir sheet of four, bear

0,200

12,5:12

VF

               
 

2230

2144

2114

40k gray, Kapnist, writer

1,000

12,5:12

VF

               
 

2232

2146

2120

40k violet, Red Square, Moscow

1,500

12,5

VF

 

2233

2175

2133

40k lilac-rose, Main street, Kiev

1,500

12,5

VF

 

2234

2174

2131

40k brown, Round square, Minsk

1,500

12,5

VF

 

2235

2149

2123

40k gray, Lenin statue, Tashkent

1,500

12,5

VF

 

2236

2147

2121

40k green, Lenin square, Alma Ata

1,500

12,5

VF

 

2237

2150

2125

40k blue, Rustaveli Av., Tbilisi

1,500

12,5

VF

 

2238

2179

2129

40k purple, Communist street, Baku

1,500

12,5

VF

 

2239

2177

2134

40k orange, View of Vilnius

1,500

12,5

VF

 

2240

2178

2130

40k olive, Lenin Prospekt, Kishinev

1,500

12,5

VF

 

2241

2153

2126

40k brown-red, View of Riga

1,500

12,5

VF

 

2242

2152

2127

40k gray, University square, Frunze

1,500

12,5

VF

 

2243

2154

2124

40k blue, Lenin square, Stalinabad

1,500

12,5

VF

 

2244

2151

2128

40k brown, View of Yerevan

1,500

12,5

VF

 

2245

2148

2122

40k gray, Lenin statue, Ashkhabad

1,500

12,5

VF

 

2246

2176

2132

40k emerald, Viru Gate, Tallinn

1,500

12,5

VF

               
 

2247

2155

2113

40k multi, Rudagi, persian poet

1,500

12,5:12

VF

               
 

2248

2156

2119

40k multi, 1500 Anniv. of Tbilisi

1,000

12:12,5

VF

               
 

2249

2159

2118

40k blue, Ural machine building plant

1,000

12:12,5

VF

 

2250

2157

2116

40k green, Tractor building plant

1,000

12:12,5

VF

 

2251

2158

2117

40k  brown, Zaporozhstal foundry

1,000

12:12,5

VF

               
 

2252

2160

2135

10k multi, Young Red Army soldier

2,000

12:12,5

VF

 

2253

2161

2136

20k multi, Miner, Young workers

2,000

12:12,5

VF

 

2254

2162

2137

25k multi, Youth in WW2

2,000

12:12,5

VF

 

2255

2163

2138

40k multi, Girl farm worker

2,000

12:12,5

VF

 

2256

2164

2139

60k multi, Young builders

2,000

12:12,5

VF

 

2257

2165

2140

1r multi, Soviet students

2,000

12:12,5

VF

               
 

2261

2172

2144

40k multi, Sergei Esenin, poet

1,500

12,5

VF

               
 

2262

2173

2146

40k blue, Kuan Han-Ching, dramatist

1,500

12,5:12

VF

               
 

2263

2180

2145

40k multi, Ordzhnikidze, statesman

1,000

12,5:12

VF

               
 

2264

2181

2153

40k brown, John Milton, poet

1,000

12,5:12

VF

               
 

2266

2185

2155

40k brown, Fuzuli, Azerbaijan poet

1,000

12,5:12

VF

               
 

2269

2186

2152

40k gray, Duse, Italian actress

1,000

12,5:12

VF

               
 

2270

2187

2154

40k ultra, Rulye, biologist, educator

1,000

12,5:12

VF

               
 

2271

2188

2162

40k multicol, Atomic Icebreaker

1,500

12,5

VF

 

2272

2189

2163

60k multicol, Diesel locomotive TE-3

1,500

12,5

VF

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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