C O S M O S

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

SETS, SOUVENIR SHEETS, SINGLE STAMPS

 

1918-1963    1964-1973    1974-1981    1982-2000

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1982

             
 

5257

5139

5011

4k multicol, Korolev, rocket designer

3,700

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5278

5160

5028

10k multicol, "Venera"-13,14 flights

5,300

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5283

5165

5034

6k multi, Soviet Spacecrafts

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5307

5189

5058

15k multicol, UN Space Conference

4,500

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5308

5190

5059

6k multicol, Medical research

6,600

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5309

5191

5060

20k multicol, Polar monitoring

5,400

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5310

5192

5061

45k multicol, Science research

4,900

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5311

bl156

5062

50k multicol, Soviet-France flight

1,600

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

5333

bl157

5083

50k multicol, 25th Anniv. of Sputnik

0,900

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1983

             
 

5384

bl164

5135

50k multicol, Soyuz-T over Earth

0,800

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5386

5267

5137

10k multicol, Lebedev, Berezovoy

5,200

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5387

5268

5138

10k multicol, Salut-7-Soyuz-7 flight

5,200

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

5403

5283

5153

10k multicol, V. Tereshkova

5,500

11,5:12

MNH, EF

1984

             
 

5481

5361

5231

15k blue, Yuri Gagarin, Vostok-1

6,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5491

5371

5241

5k multicol, Weather satellite launch

5,600

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

5492

5372

5242

20k multicol, Space geodesy

3,900

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

5493

5373

5243

45k multicol, Intercosmos programm

3,500

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

5494

bl172

5244

50k multicol, Soviet-India flight

1,400

12:11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5495

5375

5245

10k black-silver, Futuristic spaceman

4,300

11,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

5522

5401

5270

15k multicol, Soyuz T-9 flight

4,100

11,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

5559

5438

5296

5k multicol, Luna-3

5,100

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5560

5439

5297

20k multicol, Venera-9

3,800

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5561

5440

5298

45k multicol, Meteor satellite

3,500

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5562

bl176

5299

50k multicol, Space Television

1,500

11,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

5587

5466

5324

15k multicol, Halley Comet project

3,220

12

MNH, EF

1985

             
 

5611

5496

5355

15k multicol, Cosmonauts Day

3,800

11,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

5634

5513

5372

15k multicol, Halley comet project

2,920

12

MNH, EF

               
 

5645

5524

5376

10k multicol, Soyuz T-10,11 flight

3,200

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

5654

5534

5384

10k multicol, Soyuz T-12 mission

2,700

12

MNH, EF

1986

             
 

5703

5582

5433

15k multi, Project Halley, final stage

3,100

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5704

bl187

5434

50k multi, "Vega-1", Halley Comet

0,900

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5710

5589

5440

20k multi, Soviet Orbital station, map

2,150

12:11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5712

5591

5442

5k multicol, Konstantin Tsiolkovsky

4,350

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5713

5592

5443

10k multicol, Sergei Korolev

3,750

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5714

5593

5444

15k multicol, Yuri Gagarin

3,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1987

             
 

5819

5698

5545

10k multicol, Sputnik, 1957

3,300

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5820

5700

5547

10k multicol, Mars-1, 1962

3,300

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5821

5699

5546

10k multicol, Vostok-3 and 4, 1962

3,300

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5854

5737

5580

5k multicol, Training and launch

5,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5855

5738

5581

10k multicol, Soviet-Syrian flight

3,300

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5856

5739

5582

15k multicol, Gagarin Memorial

2,800

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5857

bl192

5583

50k multicol, "Mir" Space Station

1,100

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5877

bl196

5603

50k multicol, Space Tracking System

0,800

11,5

MNH, EF

1988

             
 

5931

5814

5653

15k multicol, Soviet Orbital Complex

3,500

11,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

5952

5834

5674

15k multi, Soviet-Bulgaria flight

3,300

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5964

5846

5686

10k multicol, Phobos, space probe

3,550

11,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

5984

5866

5702

15k multicol, Soviet -Afghan flight

2,900

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6006

5888

5719

15k multicol, Soviet-France flight

3,300

12

MNH, EF

               
 

6010

5892

5720

1r blue, Overprinted : Space mail

0,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

6018

5899

5728

15k blue, Sattelite dish

8,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6036

bl205

5743

50k multicol, Buran Space Shuttle

1,150

11,5:12

MNH, EF

1989

             
 

6037

5918

5744

15k multicol, Luna-1, 30th Anniv.

3,400

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6061

5942

5763

15k multicol, "Mir" space station

3,400

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6066

bl207

5768

50k multicol, Space probe "Phobos"

1,300

11,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

6139

6020A

5833

25k multi, Lunokhod on Moon

2,700

12

MNH, EF

 

6140

6021A

5834

25k multi, Cosmonauts on Moon

2,700

12

MNH, EF

 

6141

6022A

5835

25k multi, Cosmonauts on Mars

2,700

12

MNH, EF

 

6142

6023A

5836

25k multi, Mars

2,700

12

MNH, EF

 

6143

bl210

5837

25k multi, Souvenir sheet of four

1,200

Imperf.

MNH, EF

1990

             
 

6193

6073

5883

20k multicol, Cosmonaut in space

3,300

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6273

6152

5952

20k multicol, Soviet-Japan flight

2,600

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1991

             
 

6300

6179v

5986

12k rose, "Buran" Space Shuttle

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6301

6180v

5987

13k violet,  Mir Space orbital station

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6306

6185A

5974

25k brown, Gagarin Pilot

2,500

12

MNH, EF

 

6307

6186A

5975

25k brown, Gagarin, Cosmonaut

2,500

12

MNH, EF

 

6308

6187A

5976

25k brown, Gagarin in wearing hat

2,500

12

MNH, EF

 

6309

6188A

5977

25k brown, Gagarin as civilian

2,500

12

MNH, EF

 

6310

bl218

5977b

4 x 25k brown, Souvenir sheet

1,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

6311

bl219

5977c

4 x 25k brown, Souvenir sheet

0,600

Imperf.

MNH, EF

               
 

6323

6200

6003

20k multicol, Soviet-Britain flight

2,600

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6351

6228

6030

20k multicol, Soviet-Austria flight

2,600

11,5

MNH, EF

1992

             
 

6390

229

6074

5r multi, Russia-Germany flight

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

6402

241

6080

25r multi, Space accomplishments

1,100

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6403

242

6081

25r multi, Astronaut, Mir Station

1,100

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6404

243

6082

25r multi, Sputnik, Vostok, Apollo

1,100

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6405

244

6083

25r multi, Soyuz, Mercury, Gemini

1,100

11,5

MNH, EF

1993

             
 

6462

301

6138

25r multi, "Molniya-3" satellite

1,500

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6463

302

6139

45r multi, "Ekran-M" satellite

1,500

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6464

303

6140

50r multi, "Gorizont" satellite

1,500

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6465

304

6141

75r multi, "Luch" satellite

1,500

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6466

305

6142

100r multi, "Express" satellite

1,500

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6467

bl4

6143

250r multi, Souvenir sheet

0,800

11,5

MNH, EF

1994

             
 

6538

377

6210

100r multicol, TS-18 Centrifuge

1,500

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

6539

378

6211

250r multicol, Soyuz docked at Mir

1,500

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

6540

379

6212

500r multicol, Hydrolaboratory

1,500

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1995

             
 

6606

445

6257a

1500r multi, Shuttle Atlantis

0,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6607

446

6257b

1500r multi, Mir Orbital Station

0,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6608

447

6257c

1500r multi, Apollo comand module

0,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6609

448

6257d

1500r multi, Soyuz spacecraft

0,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1997

             
 

6732

573v

6381

3000r purple, Satellite

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6796

637v

6432

3r purple, Satellite

0,100

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1998

             
 

6850

691

6482

1r multicol, Space, Gagarin

0,250

12

MNH, EF

1999

             
 

6873

bl25

6505

7r multi, Souvenir sheet, Alfa project

0,250

11:12,5

MNH, EF

2000

             
 

6959

811

6583

2r multi, Soyuz-Apollo mission

0,350

12

MNH, EF

 

6960

812

6584

3r multi, Alpha Space Station

0,350

12

MNH, EF

 

6961

813

6585

5r multi, Sea-based launching station

0,350

12

MNH, EF

               
 

6982

834

6597j

3r multi, Photographing of Moon

0,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

7016

868

6608f

2r multi, Space technology

0,350

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1918-1963    1964-1973    1974-1981    1982-2000

 

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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