MOSCOW

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

SETS, SOUVENIR SHEETS, SINGLE STAMPS


1918-1947    1948-1975    1976-2000

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1948

             
 

1227

1183

1197

30k violet, Lenin's Mausoleum

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1228

1184

1198

60k gray-blue, Lenin's Mausoleum

3,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1253

1210

1220

50k blue, Spasski Tower

---

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1255

1245II

1260

1r red, Spasski Tower

---

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1256

1212

1222

30k rose, May Day in Red Square

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1257

1213

1223

60k blue, May Day in Red Square

0,350

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1314

1251

1259

1r, rose, Tank parade in Moscow

0,700

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1328

1286

1295

40k blue, Stage of Moscow Theater

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1329

1287

1296

1r violet, Building of Theater

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1332

1290

1302

30k, blue, Artillery Salute

0,350

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1333

1291

1303

1r, rose-carmine, Artillery Salute

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1334

1292

1299

30k blue, House of Unions, Moscow

0,350

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1335

1293

1300

40k violet, Chess player's Badge

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1336

1294

1301

50k brown, House of Unions

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1949

             
 

1360

1314

1326

40k multi, Lenin's Mausoleum

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1361

1315

1327

1r multi, Lenin's Mausoleum

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1362

bl11B

1327b

1r multi, Souvenir sheet of four

0,050

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

1363

bl11A

1327a

1r multi, Souvenir sheet of four

0,100

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1449

1394

1400

40k green, Maly (Little) Theater

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1450

1395

1401

50k red, Famous Actors

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

1451

1396

1402

1r brown, Famous Actors

0,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

1452

1397

1406

40k orange, Citizens in Red Square

1,000

12.5

MNH, EF

 

1453

1398

1407

1r green, Citizens in Red Square

0,500

12.5

MNH, EF

1949

             
 

1462

1406

C89

2r orange, Plane over Moscow

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1950

             
 

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

               
 

1575

1521

1526

1r multi, Spasski Tower, Kremlin

0,500

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

1951

             
 

1652

1600

1597

1r brown, Spasski Tower, Kremlin

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1952

             
 

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

1955

             
 

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

1956

             
 

1907

1847

1838

40k multicol, Tretiakov Art Gallery

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

1908

1848

1839

40k multicol, Picture by Savrasov

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1957

             
 

1985

1923

1915

40k green, Moscow Machine Works

1,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2038

1945B

1936

10k, multicol, Youth of all races

0,005

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

2039

1980B

1937

20k, multicol, Sculptor at work

0,015

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

2040

1948B

1913

40k, multicol, Festival emblem, dove

0,015

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

2041

1922B

1914

60k, multicol, Festival emblem, dove

0,015

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

2042

1949B

1940

1r, multicol, Fireworks over Moscow

0,015

Imperf.

MNH, EF

               
 

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

             
 

2232

2146

2120

40k violet, Red Square, Moscow

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

1959

             
 

2320

2236

2204

10k sepia, Repin, Moscow

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2321

2237

2206

20k violet, Mayakovsky, Moscow

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2323

2298

2208

60k green, Maxim Gorki, Moscow

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2324

2239

2209

1r ultra, Tchaikovsky, Moscow

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1960

             
 

2493

2417A

2402

40k brown, Friendship University

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1961

             
 

2514

2438

2445

6k carmine-rose, Spasski tower

---

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2515

2459

2444

6k Vermilion, Spasski tower

---

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2516

2439

2446

10k orange, Workers' monument

---

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2517

2502C

2447

12k magenta, Minin and Pozharsky

---

12:11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2568

2470

2462

4k brown, Surcharged in red

0,200

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2613

2568

2512

4k multi, Victory of Moscow, 1941

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1962

             
 

2760

2668

2660

4k multi, Lenin's Mausoleum

3,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1963

             
 

2828

2725

2708

4k rose-black, General Panfilov

2,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1964

             
 

3137

2995

2981

1r blue, Congress Palace, Kremlin

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1965

             
 

3291

3160

3135

10k violet, Moscow as City- Hero

2,500

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3303

3136

3115

4k black-silver, Kremlin, New Year

4,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

1966

             
 

3426

3495

3470

1k re-brown, Congress Palace, Map

9,990

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

3442

3299

3277

4k brown, Battle of Moscow, Map

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

3443

3300

3278

6k brown, Defense of Moscow

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3444

3301

3279

10k yellow, Sunrise over Moscow

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1967

             
 

3526

3378

3358

4k crimson, Radio-TV Tower

0,500

12:11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3563

3420

3398

16k orange, Radio-TV Tower

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3570

3430

3405

4k silver, Kremlin, Hotel Russia

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3579

3440

3409

4k brown, Kremlin towers

3,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

3580

3441

3410

6k brown, Annunciation Cathedral

3,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3581

3442

3411

10k maroon, Kremlin towers

3,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

3582

3443

3412

12k green, Ivan the Great bell tower

3,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

3583

3444

3413

16k brown-red, Kremlin tower

4,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3584

3434

3419

4k carmine, Monument in Moscow

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1968

             
 

3604

3464

3439

4k multi, Flags of Soviet Army, Navy

5,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

3605

3465

3440

4k multi, Lenin addressing troops

4,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3606

3466

3442

4k multi, Red Army birth, 1918

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3607

3467

3443

4k multi, Red Army in Vladivostok

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3608

3468

3441

4k multi, Dneprostroi Dam

4,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3609

3469

3444

4k multi, Red Army as Liberator

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3610

3470

3445

4k multi, Victory of Moscow

4,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3611

3471

3446

4k multi, Victory of Stalingrad

4,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3612

3473

3447

4k multi, Victory Parade in Moscow

4,000

11,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3613

3472

3448

4k multi, Modern Russian weapons

4,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

3614

bl50

3449

1r multi, Souvenir sheet

0,750

Imperf.

MNH, EF

1969

             
 

3841

3716

3688

10k multi, Radio and TV Tower

5,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1971

             
 

4030

3944

3910

3k multi, Pskov Kremlin

4,700

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4031

3945

3911

4k multi, Novgorod Kremlin

5,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4032

3946

3912

6k multi, Smolensk fortress

4,200

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4033

3947

3913

10k multi, Kolomna Kremlin

4,100

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4034

3948

3880

16k multi, Gorki Kremlin, hydrofoil

4,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4035

bl71

3914

50k multi, Moscow Kremlin

1,100

11,5:12

MNH, EF

1972

             
 

4134

4017

3982

20k multicol, Painting by Alexeyev

5,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1973

             
 

4213

4094

4058

10k red-indigo, Mayakovsky Theater

3,200

11,5

MNH, EF

 

4214

4095

4059

10k red-gray, Mossovet Theater

3,100

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

4290

4180

4134

6k multi, Spasski Tower, Kremlin

3,600

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1974

             
 

4393

4284

4246

4k red-gold, Maly Theatre, Moscow

3,400

11,5

MNH, EF

1975

             
 

4486

4384

4350

1k multicol, Painting by Yuon

7,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

4487

4385

4351

2k multicol, Painting by Yuon

7,200

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1918-1947    1948-1975    1976-2000

 

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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