Stamp Domain - Russian Stamps and Russian Postal History
Stamp Domain - Russian Stamps and Russian Postal History

Resource Page for Collectors of Russian Stamps and Russian Postal History

Russia stamps

 


 Philatelic Societies
for collectors of Russian Philately and Postal History

The Rossica Society of Russian Philately
The Rossica Society is a world-wide society devoted to all aspects of Russian philately, from the pre-stamp days of Imperial Russia to current post-Soviet philately.

The British Society of Russian Philately
Society for stamps and postal history of the Russian area, including Finland, Poland, Mongolia and the new republics.

The Australia & New Zealand Society of Russian Philately
Secretary - Norman Banfield, 14 Rata Road, Raumati, Wellington 6450, New Zealand

The Canadian Society of Russian Philately
The Canadian Society of Russian Philately was founded some 20 years ago by Andrew Cronin, Patrick Campbell and Alex Artuchov.  The primary activity of the Society has been the publication of literature through its journal "The Post-Rider".

The Worldwide Society of Russian Philately



NEW ISSUES of Russia Stamps
Russian Postal Service
site of the Russian Postal Service, in Russian and English


Russia stamps

Selected pages  on Russian Philately and Postal History

A History of Russian Philately
A history of the development of the postal service and stamps in Russia, dating all the way back to the 800s.

Latvia under the Russian Czars
by Jan Kaptein

Lithuania under the Russian Czars
by Jan Kaptein

Lithuania - Vilnius under the Russian Czars
by Jan Kaptein

Lithuania - Railway Mail under the Russian Czars
by Jan Kaptein

Postage Stamps and Postal History of Russia
from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A survey of the postage stamps and postal history of Russia. Traditionally, philatelists include the Soviet Union period in this category also.

Rainer's ZEMSTVO Pages
The goal of these pages is to promote the collecting of the Zemstvo stamps - Zemstvo's, what are they? Selected articles about Zemstvo Philately. Literature references for Zemstvo Collectors. Zemstvo picture gallery with selected stamps of various districts

Raritan Stamps, Inc.
The company is an International Philatelic Auction House which holds quarterly Stamp Auctions. They specializes in Russian stamps and covers of all historical periods and regions, including philatelic material of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Baltic States, Georgia, Russian Finland and Poland, Tannu Tuva and Ukraine.

Russia Number 1 - A Presentation
by Gary Combs
Showing the design developments that led up to the issue of this stamp, some of the types of cancellations that can be found on this issue and a bit on some of the varieties that have helped make this stamp a favourite of the collector of Russian stamps.

Russian post offices in China - Newspaper Wrappers

St. Petersburg Suburb Postmarks
a Display by Timo Bergholm

Stamps of the Soviet Era 1918 - 1990
by S Ivanov
Scans and information on all the stamps issued during the Soviet period. Stamps are referenced by CPA Stamp Catalog, Michel catalogue  and Scott catalogue.

Soviet Field Post in Czechoslovakia 1968-1991
Soviet troops occupied Czechoslovakia on 21.8.1968 and stayed there until 1991.


A selection of Books on Russian Philately and Postal History

The Imperial Romanovs, a Philatelic Study of the 1913 Issue
by Tann, 1977, 103pp

Imperial Russia Zemstvo Post
by Oleg A Faberge, publ Philatelic Federation of Finland, 1993, 431pp

The Mute Cancels of Russia, 1914-1917
by Arnold Levin translated by David Skipton, 2002, 371pp (2 vols)

The Postage Stamps of the Soviet Republics 1917-1925
by G M White,
publ Harris Publications, 1925, 56pp

Postal Cancellations of the Transcaucasian Railway
by P T Ashford, 1994, 84pp

Postal Censorship in Imperial Russia
by Peter Michalove and David Skipton, 1989, 488pp in 2 volumes
Historical and philatelic aspects of Russian Censorship, 1714 to 1917

Postmarks of Russian Empire (pre-adhesive period)
by Manfred Dobin, 1993, 538pp
Hundreds of markings and maps. St. Petersburg and Moscow are as chapters, other towns are alphabetical, about 2,000 markings. Covers the period from 1765 to 1857.

The Russian Post in the Empire, Turkey, China and the Post in the Kingdom of Poland
by S V Prigara translated by David M Skipton, publ Rossica Society, 1981, 196pp

Russian Postmarks - an Introduction and Guide
by A V Kiryushkin and P E Robinson, 1989, 110pp

Russian Railway Postmarks
by A P Kiryushkin & P E Robinson, publ Barefoot, 1994, 180pp
Lists over 2,600 Imperial Russian railway postmarks with almost 2,000 full size illustrations.

St. Petersburg: The Imperial Post - its postmarks and other postal markings 1765 -1914
by I L C Baillie and Eric G Peel, 2001, 400pp
Lists, describes and explains the the postal markings of St.Petersburg

Stamps of the Russian Empire Used Abroad PART ONE. Constantinople, The Danubian Principalities, Bulgaria and Roumelia
by S D Tchilinghirian and W S E  Stephen, publ British Society of Russian Philately, 1957, 96pp

Stamps of the Russian Empire Used Abroad PART TWO. The Black Sea & Aegean ports, Syria, Palestine, Egypt, Crete, Ship Mail in the Levant
by S D Tchilinghirian and W S E  Stephen, publ British Society of Russian Philately, 1958, 94pp

Stamps of the Russian Empire Used Abroad. Part THREE. Persia, The Khanates of Bukhara & Khiva, Sin-Kiang
by S D Tchilinghirian and W S E  Stephen,
publ British Society of Russian Philately, 1958, 94pp

Stamps of the Russian Empire Used Abroad. PART FOUR. Uryankhai, Mongolia, China Proper, The Lyaotung Leasehold
by S D Tchilinghirian and W S E  Stephen,
publ British Society of Russian Philately, 1959, 94pp
 
Stamps of the Russian Empire Used Abroad. PART SIX. Ship Mail to Korea & Japan, Russian - America Supplement
by S D Tchilinghirian and W S E  Stephen,
publ British Society of Russian Philately, 1960, 94pp

A Study of the Postmarks of Moscow, 1765-1917, Part One
by Gary Combs and Noel Warr, 1999

Siberia, Postmarks & Postal History of the Russian Empire Period
by P E Robinson, 2nd edition 1992, 184pp

The Zemstvo postage stamps of Imperial Russia
by Alex Artuchov, publ Canadian Society of Russian Philately, 1987, 222pp

Jan Kosniowski   -   jan @ stampdomain.com