A N I M A L S

USSR (Soviet Union) and Russia Postage - Stamps
1918 - 2000

SETS, SOUVENIR SHEETS, SINGLE STAMPS

1918-1971    1972-2000

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1972

             
 

4157

4037

4002

6k multicol, Painting by Le Nain

4,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4158

4038

4003

10k multicol, Painting by Murillo

4,300

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4160

4040

4005

20k multicol, Painting by Delacroix

3,800

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1973

             
 

4248

4137

4093

1k multicol, European Bison

7,100

11,5

MNH, EF

 

4249

4138

4094

3k multicol, Ibex

6,900

11,5

MNH, EF

 

4251

4140

4096

6k multicol, Beaver

6,100

11,5

MNH, EF

 

4252

4141

4097

10k multicol, Deer and fawns

5,600

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

4300

4187

4141

4k multicol, Painting by Snyders

6,800

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1974

             
 

4347

4233

4192

20k multicol, Eawn

3,200

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

4351

4238

4196

1k multicol, Saiga

5,900

12

MNH, EF

 

4352

4239

4197

3k multicol, Koulan

5,600

12

MNH, EF

 

4353

4240

4198

4k multicol, Desman

5,500

12

MNH, EF

 

4354

4241

4199

6k multicol, Sea lion

4,800

12

MNH, EF

 

4355

4242

4200

10k multicol, Greenland whale

4,500

12

MNH, EF

1975

             
 

4498

4396

4362

4k multicol, Altai roebuck

7,700

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4499

4397

4363

6k multicol, Siberian marten

6,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4501

4399

4365

16k multicol, Badger

4,900

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

4507

4405

4371

6k yellow-green, Karakul Lamb

6,100

11,5

MNH, EF

1977

             
 

4712

4608

4573

6k multicol, Lion Hunt

5,800

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4715

4611

4576

20k multicol, Landscape with dog

4,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

4782

4678

4626

1k multicol, Lebetina Viper

8,800

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4783

4679

4627

4k multicol, Venomous snake

7,800

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4784

4680

4628

6k multicol, Venomous snake

6,400

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4785

4681

4629

10k multicol, Venomous snake

6,200

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4786

4682

4630

12k multicol, Venomous snake

5,200

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4787

4683

4631

16k multicol, Polar bear and cub

5,700

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4788

4684

4632

20k multicol, Walrus and calf

5,200

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4789

4685

4633

30k multicol, Tiger and cub

5,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

1978

             
 

4805

4701

4643

12k multicol, Drinking Tea, cat

5,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

4850

4746

4683

10k multicol, Sea elephant

6,700

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

4894

bl131

4704

50k multicol, Diana, by P. Veronese

1,570

12,5:11

MNH, EF

1980

             
 

5086

4968

4838

2k multicol, Silver Fox

9,600

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5087

4969

4839

4k multicol, Polar Fox

9,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5088

4970

4840

6k multicol, Mink

8,200

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5089

4971

4841

10k multicol, Azerbaijan nutria

6,200

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5090

4972

4842

15k multicol, Black sable

5,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1981

             
 

5244

5126

4995

4k multicol, Painting by Pirosmanas

7,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5244

5128

4997

10k multicol, Painting by Dzhaparidz

5,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1984

             
 

5476

5356

5226

2k multicol, Mandrill

8,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5477

5357

5227

3k multicol, Gazelle

8,100

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5478

5358

5228

4k multicol, Snow leopard

7,700

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

5548

5427Iv

5286

35k brown-olive, Sable

---

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1985

             
 

5658

5537

5388

2k multicol, Sorex bucharensis

7,800

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5659

5538

5389

3k multicol, Cardiocranius paradoxus

7,800

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5660

5539

5390

5k multicol, Selevinia

7,200

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5661

5540

5391

20k multicol, Felis caracal

3,900

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5662

5541

5392

45k multicol, Gazella subgutturosa

3,700

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5663

bl185

5393

50k multicol, Panthera pardus

0,800

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1987

             
 

5815

5694

5541

5k multicol, Polar bears

5,700

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5816

5695

5542

10k multicol, Polar bears

4,500

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5817

5696

5543

20k multicol, Polar bears

3,300

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5818

5697

5544

35k multicol, Polar bears

3,200

11,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

5828

5711

5554

5k multicol, Menzbira marmot

5,400

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5829

5712

5555

10k multicol, Bald badger

3,700

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5830

5713

5556

15k multicol, Snow leopard

2,900

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1988

             
 

5945

5827

5667

5k multicol, Russian borzoi

5,800

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5946

5828

5668

10k multicol, Kirghiz greyhound

4,400

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5947

5829

5669

15k multicol, Russian retrievers

3,800

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5948

5830

5670

20k multicol, Russian spaniel

3,500

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5949

5831

5671

35k multicol, East Siberian husky

3,400

11,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

5995

5877

B141

10+5k multicol, Bear

2,700

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5996

5878

B142

10+5k multicol, Wolf

2,700

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5997

5879

B143

20+10k multicol, Fox

2,700

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5998

5880

B144

20+10k multicol, Boar

2,700

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5999

5881

B145

20+10k multicol, Lynx

2,700

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1989

             
 

6054

5935

B152

10+5k multicol, Marten

2,600

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6055

5936

B153

10+5k multicol, Squirrel

2,600

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6056

5937

B154

20+10k multicol, Hare

2,600

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6057

5938

B155

20+10k multicol, Hedgehog

2,600

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6058

5939

B156

20+10k multicol, Badger

2,600

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6096

5977

5794

10k multicol, Lynx, Tallinn Zoo

3,900

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6103

5984

5802

1k multi, Durov, clown and trainer

6,000

12

MNH, EF

 

6104

5985

5803

3k multi, Rumyantsev, clown

5,500

12

MNH, EF

 

6105

5986

5804

4k multi, Filatov, bear trainer

5,700

12

MNH, EF

1990

             
 

6239

6116

5920

1k multicol, Sordres

4,700

12

MNH, EF

 

6240

6117

5921

3k multicol, Chalicotherium

4,700

12

MNH, EF

 

6241

6118

5922

5k multicol, Indricotherium

4,700

12

MNH, EF

 

6242

6119

5923

10k multicol, Saurolophus

3,600

12

MNH, EF

 

6243

6120

5924

20k multicol, Thyestes

3,300

12

MNH, EF

               
 

6246

bl215

B172

20+10k multi, Nature Conservation

0,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6251

6130

5933

25k multicol, Killer Whales

3,000

12

MNH, EF

 

6252

6131

5934

25k multicol, Northern Sea Lions

3,000

12

MNH, EF

 

6253

6132

5935

25k multicol, Sea Otter

3,000

12

MNH, EF

 

6254

6133

5936

25k multicol, Common Dolphin

3,000

12

MNH, EF

1991

             
 

6279

6158

5954

4k multicol, Rhizostoma pulmo

4,500

12

MNH, EF

 

6280

6159

5955

5k multicol, Anemonia sulcata

3,800

12

MNH, EF

 

6281

6160

5956

10k multicol, Squalus acanthias

3,500

12

MNH, EF

 

6282

6161

5957

15k multicol, Engraulis encrasicolus

3,000

12

MNH, EF

 

6283

6162

5958

20k multicol, Tursiops truncatus

2,800

12

MNH, EF

1992

             
 

6384

bl1

B185

3r50k multicol, Amur Tiger, cubs

0,700

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1993

             
 

6484

323

6158

50r multicol, Pusa hespida

2,600

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6485

324

6159

60r multicol, Paralithodes brevipes

2,600

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6486

325

6160

90r multicol, Todarodes pacificus

2,600

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6504

343

6178

50r multicol, Panthera Tigris

2,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6505

344

6179

100r multicol, Ussuri Tiger in wood

2,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6506

345

6180

250r multicol, Two cubs

2,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6507

346

6181

500r multicol, Ussuri Tiger in snow

2,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

6510

352

6189

250r multi, Ailuropoda melanoleuca 

1,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6511

356

6190

250r multi, Phocoenoides dalli

1,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6512

358

6191

250r multi, Eschrichtius robustus

1,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6513

351

6187

250r multi, Elephas maximus

1,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6514

353

6185

250r multi,  Monachus schauinslandi

1,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6516

355

6184

250r multi, Phascolarctos cinereus

1,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1995

             
 

6584

423

6249b

250r multi, Pusa hispida

0,900

12

MNH, EF

 

6585

424

6249c

250r multi, Lynx

0,900

12

MNH, EF

1996

             
 

6646

485

6307

1000r multi, European tiger

0,600

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

6647

486

6308

1000r multi, Russian blue

0,600

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

6648

487

6309

1000r multi, Persian white

0,600

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

6649

488

6310

1000r multi, Siamese

0,600

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

6650

489

6311

1000r multi, Siberian

0,600

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1997

             
 

6756

597

6397a

500r multi, Pteromys volans

0,350

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6757

598

6397b

750r multi, Felix lynx

0,350

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6759

600

6397d

2000r multi, Lutra lutra

0,350

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1999

             
 

6880

722

6513

5r multi, Bison, Oka Nature Reserve

0,300

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6882

723

6514a

2r 50k multi, Red Deer, Bucks

0,850

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6883

724

6514b

2r 50k multi, Red Deer, Does

0,850

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

6913

752

6539

2r multi, Reindeer racing

0,330

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1918-1971    1972-2000

 

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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