Veliky Ustyug

Veliky Ustyug is a province (uezd) of the Vologda government (guberniya), Russia.

Original Russian writing – Великий Устюгъ, German – Weliki Ustjug, English – Veliky Ustyug.

Post stamps

Stamps issued: 1.

The postage stamp was issued in 1903-1907 years (few printing orders) by Saint-Petersburg’s the Expedition of Storing State Papers (Экспедиция заготовления государственных бумаг or ЭЗГБ). Ardatov type design. The total print run was 7685 sheets containing 192,125 stamps (5×5 sheets).

Veliky Ustyug
Schmidt Value Year Description Rarity
1 5 kop. 1903 – 07 Typo, 13 1/4 perf., red on white paper, white glue, small and large perf. holes 1/10

Sheets or largest known blocks

Full sheets – 5×5.

Covers and stationary

Zemstvo postmarks

The rectangular (52×27 mm) violet calendar zemstvo postmark.

Veliky Ustyug Zemstvo Bibliography

Y. Rudnikov. Veliky Ustyug Zemstvo Post (in Russian).