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Commemoratives of 1933


The commemorative USSR stamps of 1933 feature a huge set of pictorial stamps, celebrating the peoples of the individual Soviet Socialist Republics that make up the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.



The twenty-one pictorial stamps shown above were issued during 1933 to celebrate the Peoples of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.

The catalog attributes and descriptions are as follows:

  • 01 K.  (Sc. #489) - Kazaks.
  • 02 K.  (Sc. #490) - Lazghians.
  • 03 K.  (Sc. #491) - Crimean Tartars.
  • 04 K.  (Sc. #492) - Jews of Birobidzhan.
  • 05 K.  (Sc. #493) - Tungus.
  • 06 K.  (Sc. #494) - Buryats.
  • 07 K.  (Sc. #495) - Chechens.
  • 08 K.  (Sc. #496) - Abkhas.
  • 09 K.  (Sc. #497) - Georgians.
  • 10 K.  (Sc. #498) - Nientzians.
  • 14 K.  (Sc. #499) - Yakuts.
  • 15 K.  (Sc. #500) - (Orange)  Russians.
  • 15 K.  (Sc. #501) - (Ultramarine)  Tadzhiks.
  • 15 K.  (Sc. #502) - (Dark Brown)  Transcaucasians.
  • 15 K.  (Sc. #503) - (Rose Red)  Turkmen.
  • 15 K.  (Sc. #504) - (Violet Brown)  Ukrainians.
  • 15 K.  (Sc. #505) - (Gray Black)  Uzbeks.
  • 15 K.  (Sc. #506) - (Dull Green)  Byelorussians.
  • 20 K.  (Sc. #507) - Koryaks.
  • 30 K.  (Sc. #508) - Bashkirs.
  • 35 K.  (Sc. #509) - Chuvashes.



The three pictorial stamps shown above were issued in October 1933 to commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the Murder of Soviet Diplomat Vorovsky (01 K.) and the 15th Anniversary of the Murder of Revolutionaries Volodarsky (03 K.) and Uritzky (05 K.).

The catalog attributes and descriptions are as follows:

  • 01 K.  (Sc. #514) - V. V. Vorovsky (1871-1923).
  • 03 K.  (Sc. #515) - V. M. Volodarsky (1890-1918).
  • 05 K.  (Sc. #516) - M. S. Uritzky (1873-1918).

These stamps are part of an ongoing series honoring Martyred Communist Leaders.



The five pictorial USSR stamps shown above were issued on December 1, 1933 to commemorate the 15th Anniversary of the Execution of the 26 Commissars at Baku (Azerbaijan SSR).

The catalog attributes and descriptions are as follows:

  • 04 K.  (Sc. #519) - Commissar Schaumyan (1878-1918).
  • 05 K.  (Sc. #520) - Commissar Prokofil A. Dzhaparidze (1880-1918).
  • 20 K.  (Sc. #521) - Commissars awaiting execution.
  • 35 K.  (Sc. #522) - Monument to the 26 Commissars.
  • 40 K.  (Sc. #523) - Worker, peasant, and soldier dipping flags in salute.





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The 20 K. denomination USSR stamp shown above was issued on November 17, 1933 to celebrate the 15th Anniversary of the Order of the Red Banner.

The Order of the Red Banner was the first and the highest Soviet military decoration until 1930, when the Order of Lenin was established.