B I R D S

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

SETS, SOUVENIR SHEETS, SINGLE STAMPS

 

1918-1978    1979-2000

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1979

             
 

5001

4883

4776

2k multicol, Oriolus oriolus

9,600

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5002

4884

4777

3k multicol, Dendrocopus minor

9,200

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5003

4885

4778

4k multicol, Parus cristatus

8,800

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5004

4886

4779

10k multicol, Tyto alba

6,200

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5005

4887

4780

15k multicol, Caprimulgus europaeus

5,700

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1981

             
 

5148

5030

4899

15k multicol, Antarctic Map, ship

4,800

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

5221

5103

4972

6k multicol, Siberian Tit

8,400

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5222

5104

4973

10k multicol, Tersiphone paradisi

6,900

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5223

5105

4974

15k multicol, Emberiza jankovski

5,900

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5224

5106

4975

20k multicol, Sutora webbiana

4,900

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5225

5107

4976

32k multicol, Saxicola torquata

4,700

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1982

             
 

5299

5181

5050

2k multicol, Grus Monacha

9,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5300

5182

5051

4k multicol, Haliaeetus pelagicus

6,900

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5301

5183

5052

6k multicol, Eurynorhynchus

6,900

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5302

5184

5053

10k multicol, Eulabeia indica

6,800

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5303

5185

5054

15k multicol, Chettusia gregaria

5,800

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5304

5186

5055

32k multicol, Ciconia boyciana

5,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1982

             
 

5312

5194

5063

6k multicol, Painting from Mstera

7,200

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1983

             
 

5407

5287

5157

4k multicol, Two trawlers, birds

7,200

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

5408

5288

5158

6k multi, Refrigerated trawler, birds

6,800

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

5409

5289

5159

10k multicol, Large trawler, birds

6,300

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

5410

5290

5160

15k multi, Large refrigerated, birds

5,700

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

5411

5291

5161

20k multicol, Base ship, birds

5,300

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1984

             
 

5479

5359

5229

5k multicol, Crowned crane

7,200

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5480

5360

5230

20k multicol, Macaw

4,900

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

5519

5398

5267

4k multicol, Basargin lighthouse

4,100

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5520

5399

5268

5k multicol, Kronitsky lighthouse

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1988

             
 

5946

5828

5668

10k multicol, Kirghiz greyhound

4,400

11,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

6021

5902

5731

30k blue, Map of Antarctic, penguins

7,500

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

6023

5904

5733

50k sapphire, White cranes

2,500

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1989

             
 

6074

5955

5778

5k multicol, Map of Europe, bird

2,300

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6076

5957

5780

15k multicol, Stork's nest, map

2,300

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6084

5965

5783

5k multicol, Tadorna tadorna

5,800

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6085

5966

5784

15k multicol, Anas crecca

3,800

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6086

5967

5785

20k multicol, Tadorna ferruginea

3,300

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1990

             
 

6183

6063

5871

10k multicol, Nyctea scandiaca

5,900

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6184

6064

5872

20k multicol, Budo budo

4,600

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6185

6065

5873

35k multicol, Asio otus

4,200

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6199

6079

B166

10+5k multicol, Aquila chrysaetos

2,700

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6200

6080

B167

20+10k multicol, Falco cherrug

2,700

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6201

6081

B168

20+10k multicol, Corvus corax

2,700

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6220

6099

5906

5k multicol, Anas platyrhychos

4,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6221

6100

5907

15k multicol, Bucephala clangula

3,300

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6222

6101

5908

20k multicol, Netta rufina

2,800

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6223

6102

5909

5k multicol, Obroshinsky geese

5,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6224

6103

5910

10k multicol, Adler rooster & hen

5,200

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6225

6104

5911

15k multi, North Caucasian turkeys

4,700

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6246

bl215

B172

20+10k multi, Nature Conservation

0,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1991

             
 

6290

6172

B179

10+5k multicol, Ciconia ciconia

3,200

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6334

6210

6009

5k multicol, Anas acuta

4,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6335

6211

6010

15k multicol, Aythya marila

3,300

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6336

6212

6011

20k multicol, Oxyura leucocephala

2,800

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1992

             
 

6389

228

6073

50k multicol, Wood-grouse

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6415

254

6090

1r multicol, Anas querquedula

3,700

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6416

255

6091

2r multicol, Aythya ferina

3,300

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6417

256

6092

3r multicol, Anas falcata

3,100

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1993

             
 

6481

320

6155

90r multicol, Somateria stelleri

2,200

12

MNH, EF

 

6482

321

6156

100r multicol, Somateria mollissima

2,200

12

MNH, EF

 

6483

322

6157

250r multicol, Somateria spectabilis

2,200

12

MNH, EF

               
 

6488

327

6162

250r multicol, Fulmarus glacialis

2,600

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6515

357

6188

250r multi,  Grus vipio

1,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6517

354

6186

250r multi, haliaeetus leuccocephalus

1,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1994

             
 

6550

389

6220

150r multicol, Anas penelope

0,800

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6551

390

6221

250r multicol, Aythya fuligula

0,800

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6552

391

6222

350r multicol, Anas formosa

0,800

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1995

             
 

6601

441

6264

250r multi, Alauda arvensis

0,600

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6602

440

6265

250r multi, Turdus philomelos

0,600

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6603

442

6266

500r multi, Carduelis carduelis

0,600

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6604

443

5267

500r multi, Cyanosylvia svecica

0,600

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6605

444

6268

750r multi, Luscinia luscinia

0,600

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

6622

462

6284

500r multi, Histrionicus 

0,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6623

463

6285

750r multi, Aythya baeri

0,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6624

464

6286

1000r multi, Mergus megraser

0,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6632

471

6293

1500r multi, Storks in nest

0,600

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6633

472

6294

1500r multi, Stork in flight

0,600

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1997

             
 

6729

570v

6373

250r olive, Cranes, birds

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6758

599

6397c

1000r multi, Tetrao urogallus

0,350

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6760

601

6397e

3000r multi, Numenius arguata

0,350

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6789

630v

6425

25k olive, Birds

0,100

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1999

             
 

6858

699

6490

1r multicol, Wild turkey

0,300

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6859

700

6491

1r 50k multicol, Ducks

0,300

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6860

701

6492

2r multicol, Releasing raptor

0,300

11,5

MNH, EF

1918-1978    1979-2000

 

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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