LENINGRAD - PETERSBURG

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

SETS, SOUVENIR SHEETS, SINGLE STAMPS

 

1918-1968    1969-2000

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1969

             
 

3725

3599

3572

10k maroon, Leningrad University

3,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

3742

3614

3588

4k multi, Smolny, Leningrad

6,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1970

             
 

3909

3781

3752

3k pink-black, Cruiser "Aurora"

6,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

1971

             
 

4026

3907

3876

4k multicol, Nekrasov, poet

4,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4027

3909

3878

10k multicol, Dostoevski, writer

4,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1972

             
 

4156

4036

4001

4k multicol, Painting by Velazquez

5,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

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

 

4159

4039

4004

16k multicol, Painting by Watteau

4,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4160

4040

4005

20k multicol, Painting by Delacroix

3,800

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4161

bl78

4006

50k multicol, Painting by Van Dyck

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

4169

4049

4014

4k multi, Museum of Communication

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1973

             
 

4203

4084

4048

4k brown, Breaking of Nazi blockade

3,200

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

4286

4169

4126

4k multicol, Mining Institute

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

4312

4203

4167

4k multicol, Victory near Leningrad

4,300

12

MNH, EF

1974

             
 

4315

4207

4171

10k multicol, Academy of Science

4,100

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

4357

bl96

4202

50k multicol, Pushkin, souvenir sheet

1,050

Imperf.

MNH, EF

1975

             
 

4457

4354

4313

4k multicol, Lenin in Smolny

7,200

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

4519

4417

4383

4k multicol, Decembrist rising

6,700

11,5

MNH, EF

1976

             
 

4632

4526

4486

6k violet, Shostakovich, composer

3,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1977

             
 

4679

4575

4545

4k brown, Marshal Leonid Govorov

3,600

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

4680

4576

4549

6k multi, Naval Academy, Leningrad

3,900

11,5

MNH, EF

1980

             
 

5053

4940

B129

1r+50k multicol, St.Isaak Cathedral

0,700

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

5054

4941

B130

1r+50k multicol, WWII Monument

0,700

12:11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5125

5007

4870

4k brown, A. Joffe, physicist

4,400

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5128

5010

4880

4k multi, Alexander Blok, Poet

4,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

5137

5020

4888

4k multicol, Medical Academy

4,400

11,5

MNH, EF

1981

             
 

5218

5100

4969

6k multicol, Leningrad  Theater

3,500

11,5

MNH, EF

1982

             
 

5348

5229

5098

4k multicol, Painting by Fetti

4,900

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5349

5230

5099

10k multicol, Painting by Perugino

4,900

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5350

5231

5100

20k multicol, Painting by Titian

4,400

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5351

5232

5101

45k multicol, Painting by Corregio

3,700

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5352

5233

5102

50k multicol, Painting by Capriola

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5353

bl158

5103

50k+50k multicol, Painting by Melzi

0,700

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1983

             
 

5378

5259

5129

4k multicol, Painting by Rembrandt

4,900

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5379

5260

5130

10k multicol, Painting by Rembrandt

4,900

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5380

5261

5131

20k multicol, Painting by Rembrandt

4,400

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5381

5262

5132

45k multicol, Painting by Rembrandt

3,700

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5382

5263

5133

50k multicol, Painting by Rembrandt

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5383

bl163

5134

50k+50k multi, Old man in red

0,700

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5391

5272

5142

4k multicol, Kirov Opera & Ballet

5,300

11,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

5449

5329

5199

4k multicol, Painting by Cranach

4,900

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5450

5330

5200

10k Painting by Mengs

4,900

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5451

5331

5201

20k Painting by Owen

4,400

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5452

5332

5202

45k Painting by Caspar Friedrich

3,700

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5453

5333

5203

50k Painting by Schoenfeld

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5454

bl168

5204

50k+50k Painting by Holbein

0,700

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1984

             
 

5483

5363

5233

4k multicol, Painting by Hayter

4,900

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5484

5364

5234

10k multicol, Painting by Romney

4,900

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5485

5365

5235

20k multicol, Painting by Morland

4,400

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5486

5366

5236

45k multicol, Painting by Gheeraets

3,700

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5487

5367

5237

50k multicol, Painting by Reynolds

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5488

bl171

5238

50k+50k multicol, By Gainsborough

0,700

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5573

5452

5310

4k multicol, Painting by Voille

4,900

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5574

5453

5311

10k multicol, Painting by Fragonard

4,900

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5575

5454

5312

20k multicol, Painting by Degas

4,400

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5576

5455

5313

45k multicol, Painting by Boucher

3,700

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5577

5456

5314

50k multicol, Painting by Poussin

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5578

bl177

5315

50k+50k multicol, Painting by Renoir

0,700

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1985

             
 

5597

5476

5335

4k multicol, Painting by Zurbaran

4,900

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5598

5477

5336

10k multicol, Painting by Pereda

4,900

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5599

5478

5337

20k multicol, Painting by Murillo

4,400

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5600

5479

5338

45k multicol, Painting by Puga

3,700

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5601

5480

5339

50k multicol, Painting by Velazques

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

5602

bl179

5340

50k+50k multicol, Painting by Goya

0,700

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5675

5554

5405

5k multi, 90th Ann. of Lenin's activity  

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1986

             
 

5779

5658

5509

5k brown, Mikhail Lomonosov

2,700

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5792

5671

5523a

5k green, State Russian Museum

1,200

12

MNH, EF

 

5793

5672

5523b

10k blue, State Hermitage, 1764

1,200

12

MNH, EF

 

5794

5673

5523c

15k blue, Petrodvorets, 1728

1,200

12

MNH, EF

 

5795

5674

5523d

20k green, Ekaterinensky Palace

1,200

12

MNH, EF

 

5796

5675

5523e

50k blue, Pavlovsk Palace Museum

1,200

12

MNH, EF

1987

             
 

5865

5748

5593

5k multicol, Lenin, by P. Vasiliev

3,400

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5866

5749

5591

5k multicol, Painting by Kuznetsov

3,400

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5867

5750

5594

5k multicol,  Painting by V. Pimenov

3,400

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5868

5751

5595

5k multicol, Painting by V. Serov

3,400

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5869

5752

5592

5k multicol,  Lenin in Smolny

3,400

11,5

MNH, EF

 

5870

bl194

5596

30k multi, October Revolution anniv.

1,300

12:11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5878

5761

5604

5k multicol, Philatelic Exhibition

0,550

11,5

MNH, EF

1988

             
 

5936

5819

5657

5k violet, Lenin Museum, Leningrad

3,400

11,5

MNH, EF

1989

             
 

6095

5976

5796

10k multi, Pulkovskaya  Observatory

3,100

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6134

6015

5828

15k multicol, Leningrad, monuments

2,900

11,5

MNH, EF

1991

             
 

6341

6218

6014

4k multicol, Norge Airship, 1923

3,800

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1992

             
 

6399

238v

6070

10r blue, St. Isaac's Cathedral

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

6413

252v

6067A

1r 50k olive, Peter the Great

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

6439

278Av

6111

15r brown, Horsebreaker, Petersburg

3,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

1993

             
 

6448

287v

6113

45r slate, Horsebreaker, Petersburg

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

6475

314v

6110

6r blue, Peter the Great, Petersburg

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1994

             
 

6545

384

6215

100r brown, Academy of Science

1,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6546

385

6216

150r green, Trinity Cathedral

1,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1996

             
 

6654

493

6315

500r multicol, Russian Tram

0,550

11,5:11

MNH, EF

 

6658

497

6319

1000r multicol, "LM-57" series,1957

0,550

11,5:11

MNH, EF

1997

             
 

6719

560

6369

1000r multi, Shostakovich, composer

0,300

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1998

             
 

6810

681

6446

1r 50k multi, Painting by Bryulov

0,250

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6811

682

6449

1r 50k multi, Painting by Aivazovsky

0,250

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6812

683

6448

1r 50k multi, Painting by Shishkin

0,250

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6813

684

6447

1r 50k multi, Painting by Petrov

0,250

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

6814

bl20

6450

3r multi, Painting by Beggrov

0,200

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1918-1968    1969-2000

 

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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