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

1960

             
 

2391

2312

2297

20k red-gray, Chekhov, dramatist

2,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2392

2313

2298

40k brown, Chekhov's home in Yalta

1,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2393

2314

2295

40k brown, Frunze, military leader

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2394

2315

2296

40k brown, Gabrichevski, biologist

1,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2395

2316

2299

40k chocolate, Komissarzhevskaya

1,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2396

2317

2300

10k multicol, Ice Hockey

3,500

11,5

MNH, EF

 

2397

2318

2301

25k multicol, Speed Skating

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

2398

2319

2302

40k multicol, Skier

2,500

11,5

MNH, EF

 

2399

2320

2303

60k multicol, Woman figure skating

2,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

2400

2321

2304

1r multicol, Ski Jumper

2,000

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2401

2322

2307

40k multicol, Timur Frunze, aviator

1,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2402

2342

2322

1r multicol, Gen. I. Tcherniakhovski

1,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2403

2323

2213

20k violet-blue, Hare

2,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2404

2324

C98

60k ultra, Helicopter over Kremkin

9,900

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2408

2329

2308

40k multicol, Overprinted in red

0,200

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2409

2330

2311

10k multi, Lenin as Child

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2410

2331

2312

20k multi, Lenin with children

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2411

2332

2313

30k multi, October Revolution, 1917

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2412

2333

2314

40k multi, Banners and marchers

2,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2413

2334

2315

60k multi, Soviet Industry Symbols

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2414

2335

2316

1r multi, Peace proclamation, globe

2,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2415

2336

2309

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

2,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2416

2337

2310

60k blue, Map of far side of the moon

2,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2417

2338

2318

40k brown, Baku, government house

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2418

2339

2319

40k blue-black, Monument, Prague

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2419

2340

2320

60k brown, Charles Bridge, Prague

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2420

2341

2317

40k brown-red, Steelworker

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2421

2343

2321

40k ocher, Radio tower and Museum

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2422

2344

2323

40k ultra, R. Schumann, composer

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2423

2345

2324

40k brown, Yakov Sverdlov

1,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2424

2346

2325

60k multi, Stamp, Stamp Day

2,000

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2439

2356

2336

40k green, Overprinted in red

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2440

2357A

2350

40k blue, Sputnik-4 and Globe

2,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2442

2359

2351

40k brown, Kosta Hetagurov, poet

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2447

2365

2354

40k red-green, Flag and Vilnus

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2448

2366

2353

40k blue-red, Flag and Riga

1,900

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2449

2367

2352

40k red-ultra, Flag and Tallinn

1,900

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2450

2369

2359

5k multi, Running

3,800

11,5

MNH, EF

 

2451

2370

2360

10k multi, Wresting

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

2452

2371

2361

15k multi, Basketball

3,700

11,5

MNH, EF

 

2453

2372

2362

20k multi, Weight lifting

3,100

11,5

MNH, EF

 

2454

2373

2363

25k multi, Boxing

3,200

11,5

MNH, EF

 

2455

2374

2366

40k multi, Women's Gymnastics

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

2456

2376

2364

40k multi, Fencing

2,300

11,5

MNH, EF

 

2457

2375

2365

40k multi, Diving

2,300

11,5

MNH, EF

 

2458

2377

2367

60k multi, Canoeing

2,300

11,5

MNH, EF

 

2459

2378

2368

1r multi, Steeplechase

2,300

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2461

2379

2369

40k, multicolored , Overprint in Red

0,150

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2464

2382

2373

60k brown, Minkh, biologist

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2465

2383

2374

40k olive, "March",by  Isaak Levitan

2,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2466

2384

2378

1r brown, Forest by Ivan Shishkin

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2467

2385

2375

20k blue, Pikeperch

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2468

2386

2376

25k gray-red, Fur seals

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2469

2387

2377

40k lilac, Ludogan whitefish

2,300

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2470

2388

2379

40k multi, Globe, Map and Letter

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2471

2389

2380

60k multi, Globe, Map and Letter

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2472

2392

2382

60k violet, Globes and olive branch

1,700

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

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

               
 

2475

2393

2381

40k multi, Miner, Farmer, Scientist

1,900

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2476

2398

2388

40k gray, Voronikhin, architect

1,900

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

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

               
 

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

               
 

2484

2404

2390

40k red-brown, Power Station, Plant

1,800

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2488

2412

2337

40k green, Overprinted in red

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2489

2413

2391

20k violet-brown, Leo Tolstoy

2,800

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2490

2414

2392

40k blue-brown, Yasnaya Polyana

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2491

2415

2393

60k claret-sepia, Leo Tolstoy

1,900

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2493

2417A

2402

40k brown, Friendship University

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2494

2418A

2409

20k blue-black, Tulip

2,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2495

2419A

2408

20k green-violet, Crocus

2,900

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2496

2420A

2410

25k gray, Trollius

2,900

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2497

2421A

2411

40k olive-black, Tulip

2,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2498

2422A

2412

40k green, Ginseng

2,300

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2499

2424A

2413

60k green-red, Iris

1,800

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2500

2423A

2414

60k green-black, Hypericum

2,300

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2501

2425A

2415

1r green-black, Dog rose

1,800

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2502

2426

2395

60k slate, Friedrich Engels

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2503

2427

2403

40k, brown-orange, Mark Twain

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2504

2428

2401

40k green-brown, Pirogov, surgeon

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2505

2430

2406

40k brown, Frederic Chopin

1,500

12:11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2507

2431

2416

10k multi, Lithuanian costumes

2,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2508

2432

2417

60k multi, Uzbek costumes

2,100

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2509

2433

2405

40k black, Zeretely, poet

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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