Stamps on Rembrandt Paintings -USSR 1976

Stamps on Rembrandt Paintings -USSR 1976

Date of Issue -25 Nov 1976

370th Birth Anniversary of Rembrandt (1606-1669) Dutch Painter

10 K – The eloquence of wanton curiosity (1642) by Rembrandt. Print run 6,000,000

14 K – Holy Family (1645).          Print run 5,600,000

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USSR 1976 -REMBRANDT PAINTINGS

 

 

Paintings of Konstantin Juon on  Stamps -USSR 1975

Paintings of Konstantin Juon on  Stamps -USSR 1975

Date of Issue -22 Jul 1975

Print run 7,300,000

Birth Centenaries of Soviet Painters Konstantin Juon (1875-1958)

1 K – Parade on Red Square of Moscow.

2 K – Morning in Industrial Moscow.

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USSR PAINTINGS 1975- K F JUON

Foreign Paintings at Soviet Galleries- USSR 1974.

Foreign Paintings at Soviet Galleries- USSR 1974.

Stamps on Foreign Paintings at Soviet Galleries were issued by USSR on 20 Nov 1974.

14 Kopecs – “Girl at Work” by Metsu – Dutch Painter.

16 Kopecs- “Saying Grace ” by Chardin 1744.

USSR PAINTINGS 1974
USSR 1974 -FOREIGN PAINTINGS IN RUSSIAN GALLERIES

Miniature Sheet USSR – 1988 Seoul Olympics.

Miniature Sheet USSR – 1988 Seoul Olympics.

The USSR issued a miniature sheet containing one 50 rouble stamp on Football. The date of issue was 20 Dec 1988. It commemorates USSR Gold Medal win over Brazil 2-1 on 01 Oct 1988 at Olympic Stadium Seoul.

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USSR MINIATURE SHEET 1988 – SEOUL OLYMPICS FOOTBALL.

Mushrooms on stamps -USSR 1986

Mushrooms on stamps -USSR 1986

USSR issued a set of five stamps on Mushrooms on 15 May 1986. The Mushroom varieties featured on stamps are

4K – Death Cap.     Print run 6,120,000         5k – Fly Agaric    Print run 6,120,000                      10k- Panther Cap  Print run 4,920,000      15k – Bitter bolete   Print run  3,920,000              20k -Sulphur tuft       Print run  2,920,000.

USSR MUSHROOMS
USSR 1986-MUSHROOMS
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USSR 1986-MUSHROOMS

 

 

Penny Black @150 – Stamps of USSR -1990

Penny Black @150 – Stamps of USSR -1990

The First Postage Stamp of World called Penny Black was issued on 06 May 1840. USSR issued a set of stamps on 15 Feb 1990 to mark its 150th Anniversary. Two maxim Cards with stamps are listed.

RUSSIA PENNY BLACK 150 MC
RUSSIA PENNY BLACK @150 MAXIM CARD
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RUSSIA PENNY BLACK @150 MAXIM CARDS -1990

Kirov Opera and Ballet Theatre – Stamps of USSR

Kirov Opera and Ballet Theatre – Stamps of USSR

The Kirov theatre is a prominent and historic Opera and Ballet theatre in Saint Petersburg Russia.It was opened on 02 Oct 1960. It has staged premieres of stage masterpieces of Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky and Rimsy -Korsakov.

Through most of Soviet era it was known as Kirov Theatre to commemorate the memory of Leningrad Communist Party Leader Sergey Kirov (1886-1934).Today it is known as Mariinsky Theatre  and is home to Mariinsky Opera, Ballet and Orchestra.

It was named as Imperial Mariinsky Theatre after Empress Maria Alexandrovna,Wife of Tsar Alexander II. This name it retained from 1860 to 1920.

From 1920 to 1924 it was known as State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet.

From 1924 to 1935 it was known as Leningrad State Academic Theatre of Opera & Ballet.

From 1935 to 1992 it was known as Kirov State Academic Theatre of Opera and ballet.

From 1992 till date it is known as State Academic Mariinsky  Theatre.

A stamp was released on 12 May 1983 to commemorate Bicentenary of Kirov Theatre.

USSR KIROV OPERA
STAMP ON BICENTENARY OF KIROV OPERA AND BALLET THEATRE LENINGRAD