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

1959

             
 

2282

2201

2170

1r, brown, Overprinted in orange

0,150

12,5

MNH, S

 

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1959

             
 

2283

2203

2174

40k, ultra, red overprint, R.Burns

0,100

12,5

MNH, EF

 

              

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1959

             
 

2352

2259

2232

10k blue-green, Glacier survey

2,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2353

2277

2233

25k blue-red, Research ship "Vityaz"

2,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2354

2260

2234

40k ultra, Antarctic camp, penguin

2,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2355

2261

2235

1r ultra, Rocket and Observatory

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1959

             
 

2379

2288

2270

40k ultra, Manolis Glezos, Acropolis

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, S

 

    

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1960

             
 

2401

2322

2307

40k multicol, Timur Frunze, aviator

1,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2402

2342

2322

1r multicol, Gen. I. Tcherniakovski

1,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1960

             
 

2408

2329

2308

40k multicol, Overprinted in red

0,200

12,5:12

MNH, S

 

    

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1960

             
 

2415

2336

2309

40k blue, Lunik-3, Far side of Moon

2,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2416

2337

2310

60k blue, Far side of the moon map

2,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1960

             
 

2439

2356

2336

40k green, Overprinted in red

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1960

             
 

2461

2379

2369

40k, multicolored , Overprint in Red

0,150

11,5

MNH, S

 

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1960

             
 

2466

2384

2378

1r brown, Forest by Ivan Shishkin

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

    

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1960

             
 

2473

2390

2383

40k purple, Sputnik-5 and dogs

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2474

2391

2384

1r blue, Sputnik-5 and dogs

2,200

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

         

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1960

             
 

2477

2395

2385

25k red, Passenger ship "Karl Marx"

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2478

2396

2386

40k blue, Turbo-electric ship "Lenin"

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2479

2397

2387

60k blue-rose, Speedboat "Raketa"

1,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF


              

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1960

             
 

2480

2399

2397

25k ultra-gray, Truck MAZ-530

2,800

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2481

2400

2398

40k ultra, "Volga" car

2,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2482

2401

2399

60k green, "Moskvich-407" car

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2483

2402

2400

1r multicol, "Tourist LAZ-697" bus

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1960

             
 

2488

2412

2337

40k green, Overprinted in red

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1960

             
 

2503

2427

2403

40k, brown-orange, Mark Twain

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, S

 

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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