WRITERS, POETS

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

SETS, SOUVENIR SHEETS, SINGLE STAMPS

 

1918-1956    1957-1964    1965-2000

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1965

             
 

3150

3014

2995

4k brown, Dante Alighieri, poet

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3219

3080

3060

4k rose-lilac, Vsevolod Ivanov

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3220

3081

3059

4k violet, Abay Kunanbaev, poet

2,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3221

3114

3060A

4k gray, Vilde, Estonian writer

2,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3222

3115

3064B

4k blue, Jan Rainis, Latvian dramatist

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

3223

3116

3062

4k blue-green, Manuk Abegian

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

3224

3119

3061

4k brown, Kropivnitsky, dramatist

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

3311

3178

3154

4k blue-brown, Rolland, writer

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3312

3210

3155

4k red-brown, Eugene Pottier, poet

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3321

3184

3063

4k brown, Musa Djalil, Tartar poet

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3322

3224

3064

4k green,  Akopian, Armenian poet

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

3323

3303

3064A

4k green, Mamedkulizade, poet

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3394

3258

3235

3k green, Poem by Rustaveli

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

3395

3259

3236

4k brown, Rustaveli, bas-relief

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

3396

3260

3237

6k blue, Poem by Rustaveli

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

3397

bl44

3238

50k green, Souvenir sheet

1,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

1966

             
 

3445

3302

3280

6k brown, Cervantes, Don Quixote

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1967

             
 

3528

3380

3360

4k sepia, "Das Kapital", by K. Marx

3,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1968

             
 

3615

3475

3450

4k olive-brown, Maxim Gorki

4,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3628

3488

3462

4k brown, Alisher Navoi, Uzbek Poet

4,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3637

3507

3482

4k olive, Sadridin Aini, Tadzhik poet

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

3673

3542

3523

4k green, Ivan Turgenev, writer

3,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1969

             
 

3726

3600

3573

4k multi, Ivan Krylov, fable writer

4,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3750

3627

3595

4k tan-green, Suleiman Stalsky, poet

5,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

3765

3638

3611

4k olive-brown, Kotlyarevski, writer

5,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

3787

3660

3633

10k blue, Tumanian, Armenian poet

5,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

3806

3679

3652

4k brown, Aleksei Koltsov, poet

5,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1971

             
 

3984

3855

3828

4k orange, Lesya Ukrainka, writer

3,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

3985

3869

3842

4k brown-gray, Upits, Latvian writer

3,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

3997

3876

3847

4k olive-black, Khafiz Shirazi, poet

3,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

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

               
 

4044

3922

3889

4k multi, Gorki statue

4,000

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

4065

3943

3909

4k brown, Dzhambul, Kazakh poet

3,700

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

4067

3949

3916

4k slate-orange, Fadeyev, writer

3,700

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1972

             
 

4126

4009

3974

4k orange, Ordubady, writer

2,300

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

4130

4013

3978

6k multicol, Portrait of Majkov, poet

5,600

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4131

4014

3979

10k multicol, N. Novikov, writer

6,600

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4132

4015

3980

12k multicol, Derzhavin, poet

5,800

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1973

             
 

4215

4087

4056

4k multicol, Prishvin, author

4,600

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

4216

4106

4069

4k multicol, Ostrovsky, dramatist

4,900

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1973

             
 

4253

4161

4118

4k sepia, Nasimi, Azerbaijani Poet

3,200

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1974

             
 

4357

bl96

4202

50k multicol, Pushkin, souvenir sheet

1,050

Imperf.

MNH, EF

               
 

4419

4313

4274

4k green-black, Ivan Nikitin, poet

3,600

11,5

MNH, EF

1975

             
 

4490

4388

4354

16k multicol, Painting by Ulyanov

5,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

4493

4391

4358

4k multicol, Isaakyan, Armenian poet

5,800

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

4494

4392

4357

4k green-gold, Churlenis, lighthouse

4,200

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

4505

4403

4369

6k ocher-brown, Sergei Esenin, poet

4,100

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

4529

4427

4393

4k multicol, Sundukian, dramatist

4,100

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1976

             
 

4542

4440

4406

4k multicol, M. Saltykov-Shchedrin

7,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

4571

4466

4433

4k multi, Vurgun, poet of Azerbaijan

3,500

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

4577

4472

4439

4k multi, Trenev, Playwright

3,800

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

4638

4529

4494

4k green, Vladimir Dahl, writer

3,600

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

4684

4580

4553

4k multi, Novikov-Priboy, writer

4,400

11,5

MNH, EF

1978

             
 

4884

4767

4694

4k green, Leo Tolstoi, novelist

5,200

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1980

             
 

5119

5001

4869

4k multi, Guramishvily, Poet

4,400

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5128

5010

4880

4k multi, Alexander Blok, Poet

4,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1981

             
 

5197

5079

4949

4k multi, Nizami, Azerbaijan poet

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1982

             
 

5280

5162

5031

6k multicol, Painting by Kiprensky

6,900

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5282

5164

5033

4k black, Tchukovsky, writer

4,100

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1983

             
 

5448

5328

5198

5k multi, Machtumkuli, poet  

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1985

             
 

5630

5510

5369

5k brown-gold, Sholokhov, novelist

2,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

5631

5511

5370

5k brown-gold, Sholokhov, novelist

2,300

12:11,5

MNH, EF

 

5632

5509

5368

5k brown-gold, Sholokhov, novelist

2,300

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

5670

5548

5400

10k multicol, Ancient epic poem

3,500

11,5:12

MNH, EF

1986

             
 

5840

5723

5566

5k multi, Alexander Pushkin, Poet  

2,200

11,5

MNH, EF

1987

             
 

5885

5768

5611

5k brown, John Reed, Journalist  

2,300

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5886

5769

5612

5k claret, Samuil Marshak, author

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

5887

5770

5613

5k blue, Chavchavadze, author  

2,800

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1988

             
 

5912

5795

5634

15k multi, Lord Byron, English Poet  

2,600

12:11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

5924

5807

5646

10k olive-green, Makarenko, teacher  

2,700

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

5929

5812

5651

10k brown, Shaginyan, Author  

2,700

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1989

             
 

6049

5930

5756

5k green-brown, Shevchenko, poet

2,300

11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6078

5961

5777

15k multi, Jean Racine, dramatist

2,000

12,5:11

MNH, EF

               
 

6102

5983

5801

15k multicol, J. Cooper, novelist

2,000

12:11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6112

5993

5815

5k brown, Khetagurov, Ossetic poet

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1990

             
 

6256

6135

5938

15k brown, Ivan Bunin, writer

2,300

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6257

6136

5939

15k black, Boris Pasternak, poet

2,300

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6258

6137

5940

15k black,Mikhail Sholokhov, author

2,300

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1991

             
 

6324

6201

6002

1r multicol, William Saroyan, writer

0,900

12:11,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6377

6253

6052

10k multicol, Tatishev, historian

2,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6378

6254

6053

10k multicol, Karamzin, historian

2,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6379

6255

6054

10k multicol, Soloviev, historian

2,000

11,5

MNH, EF

 

6380

6256

6055

10k multicol, Klyuchevsky, historian

2,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1995

             
 

6570

409

6240

250r sepia, Griboedov, dramatist

0,700

11,5

MNH, EF

1999

             
 

6884

725

6515

1r multi, Pushkin, by Chirikov

0,350

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6885

726

6516

3r multi, Pushkin, by Vivien

0,350

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6886

727

6517

5r multi,Pushkin, by Bryulov

0,350

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6887

bl26

6518

7r multi, Pushkin, Souvenir sheet

0,250

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

6919

760

6546

2r multicol, Bulat Okudzhava

0,350

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

6920

761

6547

2r multicol, Vladimir Visotsky

0,350

12:12,5

MNH, EF

2000

             
 

7000

852

6606d

1r 30k multi, Maxim Gorky, writer

0,350

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

7002

854

6606f

1r 75k multi, Mayakovsky, poet

0,350

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

7006

858

6606j

4r multicol, Tvardovsky, poet

0,350

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

7008

860

6606l

6r multi, Likhachev, literary critic

0,350

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1918-1956    1957-1964    1965-2000

 

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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