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

SETS, SOUVENIR SHEETS, SINGLE STAMPS


1918-1949    1950-1966    1967-2000

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1950

             
 

1484

1432

1429

20k blue, Teachers College, Tashkent

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1485

1433

1430

25k gray, State Theater, Tashkent

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1486

1434

1431

40k red-orange, Government House

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1487

1435

1432

40k violet, Navoi Street, Tashkent

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1502

1457

1453

40k olive-brown, Lenin Museum

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1503

1456

1454

40k claret, Museum of the Revolution

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1504

1454

1451

40k green, Tretyakov Gallery

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1505

1450

1456

40k chocolate, State History Museum

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1506

1455

1450

40k blue, Museum of Oriental culture

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1507

1452

1452

40k brown, Biology Museum

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1508

1451

1455

40k red, State University Museum

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1509

1453

1449

40k blue, blue, Polytechnic Museum

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1510

1458

1457

40k violet, Pushkin Art Museum

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1527

1477

1474

25k green, Opera and Ballet Theater

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1528

1478

1475

40k brown, Academy of Science

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1529

1479

1476

1r gray, Stalin Avenue in Baku

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1532

1480

1477

20k blue, Victory Theater, Stalingrad

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1533

1481

1478

40k green, Lenin Street, Stalingrad

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1534

1482

1479

50k red-orange, Gorky Theater

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1535

1483

1480

1r gray, Monument at defense line

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1536

1484

1481

40k carmine, Moscow Subway

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1537

1486

1482

40k green, Kaluzhskaya station

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1538

1485

1483

40k blue, Taganskaya station

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1539

1490

1487

1r black-pink, Taganskaya station

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1540

1488

1486

1r green-citron, Park of Culture

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1541

1489

1485

1r purple, Paveletskaya station

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1542

1487

1484

1r brown-citron, Kurskaya station

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1543

1494

1491

25k, brown, Trade Union Building

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1544

1495

1492

40k, red, Latvian Cabinet Building

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1545

1496

1493

50k, green, Monument to Jan Rainis

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1546

1497

1494

60k, blue, Opera & Ballet Theater

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1547

1498

1495

1r, lilac, Riga State University

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1548

1499

1496

2r, sepia,  Academy of Sciences

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1549

1500

1497

25k, blue, Academy of Sciences

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1551

1502

1499

1r, red, Cabinet Building

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1552

1503

1500

25k green, Stalingrad Square, Tallinn

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1553

1504

1501

40k, red, Estonia Cabinet Building

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1554

1505

1502

50k, blue, Estonia Theater

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1573

1519

1516

40k, red, Government building

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1576

1533

1521

1r, green, Moscow University

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1577

1528

1524

1r, red-orange, Skyscraper's project

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1578

1532

1519

1r, gray, Apartment building

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1579

1527

1522

1r, blue, Hotel "Leningradskaya"

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1580

1529

1525

1r, green, Hotel "Ukraine"

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1581

1530

1523

1r, black, Foreign Office Building

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1582

1534

1518

1r, red-brown, Apartment building

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1583

1531

1520

1r, brown, Apartment building

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1589

1537

1534

40k black-blue, Parliament building

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1590

1538

1535

1r red, Opera and Ballet Theater

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1951

             
 

1600

1548

1586

20k, green, Opera & Ballet Theater

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1602

1550

1588

40k, brown, Main street, Tbilisi

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1615

1563

1556

40k blue, Hungarian Parliament

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1616

1564

1557

60k sepia, National Museum

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1952

             
 

1689

1637

1634

1r ultra, Bucharest

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1710

1659

1656

40k violet, Byelorusskaya Station

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1711

1660

1657

40k ultra, Botanical garden station

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1712

1661

1658

40k gray, Novoslobodskaya station

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1713

1662

1659

40k green, Komsomolskaya station

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1953

             
 

1736

1683

1681

40k violet-brown, Admiralty building

9,990

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1737

1685

1685

1r green-pink, Smolny Institute

8,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1738

1684

1684

1r brown-blue, Peter I Statue

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1740

1687

1683

40k brown-black, Admiralty building

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1741

1688

1687

1r brown-blue , Smolny Institute

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1742

1689

1686

1r violet, Peter I Statue

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1954

             
 

1794

1738

1736

40k blue, Kazan University building

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1795

1739

1737

60k claret, Kazan University building

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1955

             
 

1809

1755

1751

1r, red, gray, Palace of Culture

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1837

1780A

1786

40k multi, Lomonosov University

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1838

1781A

1787

1r multi, Lomonosov University

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1839

bl19

1786a

40k multi, Souvenir sheet of four

0,200

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1840

bl20

1787a

1r multi, Souvenir sheet of four

0,200

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1957

             
 

2044

1974

1975

40k red-brown, Moscow Kremlin

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2045

1975

1976

40k violet, Luzhniki Stadium

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2046

1977

1978

1r blue, Bolshoi Theatre

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2047

1976

1977

1r red, Lomonosov University

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2049

1978b

1979b

40k, blue, Lenin Library, Moscow

0,030

Imperf.

MNH, S

1958

             
 

2218

2230

2287

25k sepia, Architect

---

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2232

2146

2120

40k violet, Red Square, Moscow

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2233

2175

2133

40k lilac-rose, Main street, Kiev

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2234

2174

2131

40k brown, Round square, Minsk

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2235

2149

2123

40k gray, Lenin statue, Tashkent

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2236

2147

2121

40k green, Lenin square, Alma Ata

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2237

2150

2125

40k blue, Rustaveli Av., Tbilisi

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2238

2179

2129

40k purple, Communist street, Baku

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2239

2177

2134

40k orange, View of Vilnius

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2240

2178

2130

40k olive, Lenin Prospekt, Kishinev

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2241

2153

2126

40k brown-red, View of Riga

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2242

2152

2127

40k gray, University square, Frunze

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2243

2154

2124

40k blue, Lenin square, Stalinabad

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2244

2151

2128

40k brown, View of Yerevan

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2245

2148

2122

40k gray, Lenin statue, Ashkhabad

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2246

2176

2132

40k emerald, Viru Gate, Tallinn

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1960

             
 

2476

2398

2388

40k gray, Voronikhin, architect

1,900

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1961

             
 

2614

2514

2511

4k blue, Zakharov, architect

2,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1962

             
 

2703

2616

2609

4k black, State Library, Moscow

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2704

2617

2610

4k black, Lenin Library, Moscow

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1963

             
 

2940

2824

2808

4k multi, Mausoleum Gur Emi

4,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2941

2825

2809

4k multi, Shahi-Zinda Mosque

4,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2942

2826

2810

6k multi, Registan, Samarkand

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1964

             
 

3137

2995

2981

1r blue, Congress Palace, Kremlin

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1965

             
 

3298

3168

C104

6k multicol, TU-134 at Sheremetyevo

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3299

3169

C105

10k multicol, AN-24 at Vnukovo

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3300

3170

C106

12k multicol, MI-10 helicopter

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3301

3171

C107

16k multicol, BE-10 (Beriev)

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3302

3172

C108

20k multicol, AN-22 Antei

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1966

             
 

3385

3243

3228

6k multi, View of Leningrad, Map

4,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

3386

3262

3229

10k multi, Castle, Kislovodsk, Map

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3387

3244

3230

12k multi, Mausoleum in Bukhara

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3388

3245

3231

16k multi, Sochi, Hotel, Map

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1918-1949    1950-1966    1967-2000

 

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. 2003/2004 ".
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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