Saransk is a province (uezd) of the Penza government (guberniya), Russia.

Original Russian writing – Саранскъ, German – Saransk, English – Saransk.

Post stamps

Stamps issued: 1.

The postage stamp was issued in 1906 year by a local printing company. The postage stamp was in circulation from May to November 1906. The total print run was around 100 sheets containing 4000 stamps (10×4 sheets) and only 302 were used by Saransk’s zemstvo post offices.


#1, 1906 year

Schmidt Value Year Description Rarity
1 5 kop. 1906 Typo, 11 1/2 perf., black on bright green paper, white glue. 4 types. 1/10
4 types

4 types

Sheets or largest known blocks

Full sheets – 10×4.

Full sheet

Full sheet

Covers and stationary

Covers not found. Only few used stamps (2-3 copies) are known.

Zemstvo postmarks

The rectangular violet calendar zemstvo postmark.

Saransk Zemstvo Bibliography

V. Terebov. Saransk Zemstvo Post (in Russian).