BELARUS

Stamps inscribed 'Belarus´', 'Belaruś', or 'Belarus' and 'Беларусь'

1858 - 1918 Part of Russia
1918 - 1991 Part of the Soviet Union
1991 -> Independent republic

From 1991: 1 (Soviet) Ruble (SUR)= 100 Kopeks
From 1992: 1 (Belarus) Ruble (BYB) = 100 Kapeyka [= 10 SUR]
From 2000: 1 (Redenominated) Ruble (BYR) = 100 Kapeyka [= 1,000 BYB]
From 2016: 1 (New) Ruble (BYN)= 100 Kapeyka [= 10,000 BYR]
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DOMESTIC CATS

Item Code Item type Face value Remarks SC
1991 -> Unstamped Soviet Postal Stationary used in post-indepependence Belarus

With mixed USSR/
Belarus stamps

BY_SUN19930201 PSE 20_00

Pre-stamped envelope 20.00 Balinese
Envelope no. 132350
Printed 23.07.90
Un-franked Soviet envelope pre-franked by Belarus Post (CIS surface rate)
MI U60a
IL

With provisional "stamp" used in Minsk

With PO desk meter
frank (Мар'іна Горка /
Maryina Horka

BY_SUN19930405 PSE 5_00

Pre-stamped envelope 5.00 Persian (Smoke)
Envelope no. 132050
Printed 23.07.90
Un-franked Soviet envelope pre-franked by Belarus Post (inland rate)
DL
2000 - Pre-stamped Picture Postcards

Address side
BY20000000 PC B 569 Pre-stamped postcard B
(34.00 on issue)
Persian (on picture side)
Print no. 41-00
Design no. 569
Order no. 1861
MI P42II (?)
 
2001 - Postal Stationary
BY20010000 PSE A 1 Pre-stamped envelope A Cartoon Cat (in cachet)
(Belarus Fairytales - issued on same date as stamps?)
Cats in Literature
If you know the date of issue for this item, please let us know
 
24 August 2001- Belarus Fairytales
BY20010824 ST 100 Stamp 100 Cartoon Cat
Cats in Literature
Belarus folk tale: “A blue suit is made inside out“
MI 417
 
8 August 2004 - Pre-stamped Picture Postcards

Address side
BY20040808 PC B 65-03 Pre-stamped postcard B
(100 on issue)
Unspecified breed (on picture side)
Red tabby and white longhair kitten
Print no. 861ц.-03
Design no. 65-03
MI P61II (one of 32 designs)
 

Address side
BY20040808 PC B 75-03 Pre-stamped postcard B
(100 on issue)
Unspecified breed (on picture side)
Two longhair kittens, one solid white, one blue and white
Print no. 861ц.-03
Design no. 75-03
MI P61II (one of 32 designs)
 
29 October 2004 - Cats
BY20041029 ST 300 Stamp 300 Persian (Black)
MI 567
ILM
BY20041029 ST 500 1 Stamp 500 Tonkanese
MI 568
 
BY20041029 ST 500 2 Stamp 500 Persian (Red)
MI 569
 
BY20041029 ST 800 1 Stamp 800 Unspecified Breed
MI 570
 
BY20041029 ST 800 2 Stamp 800 British Shorthair
MI 571
 
BY20041029 MS 2900 Miniature Sheet 2900 Persian
Tonkanese
Unspecified Breed
British Shorthair (on stamps and selvedge)
MI B43
 
6 November 2004 - Pre-stamped Christmas and New Year's Cards

Address side
BY20041106 PC B 115-03 Pre-stamped postcard B
(100 on issue)
Persian (red) (on picture side)
Print no. 1278ц-03
Design no. 115-03
MI P60II (one of 16 designs)
 
23 November 2009 - Cats
BY20091123 ST 2500 1 Stamp 2500 Russian Blue (adult cat)
MI 788
 
BY20091123 ST 2500 2 Stamp 2500 Russian Blue (two kittens)
MI 789
 
BY20091123 ST 2500 3 Stamp 2500 Russian Blue (three kittens)
MI 790
 
BY20091123 MS 7500 Miniature Sheet 7500 Russian Blue (on stamps, label and selvedge)
MS with the three stamps, stamp-sized label and marginal labels forming a composite design
MI B69
 
BY20091123 FDC 7500 First Day Cover 7500 Russian Blue (on stamps, postmark and cachet)
Official FDC with the three stamps
 
BY20091123 FDP 220000 First Day Postmark Russian Blue (silhouette)
"Беларусь - Першы дзень - Premier jour - Кошкі"
Мінск-поштамт (Minsk GPO)
23 November 2009
 
BY20091123 LB 1 Label - Russian Blue (silhouette)
Upper Right Corner Marginal Label
 
BY20091123 LB 2 Label - Russian Blue (silhouettes)
Stamp sized label from MS
 
BY20091123 LB 3 Label - Russian Blue (upper back of adult)
First Row Right Marginal Label
 
BY20091123 LB 4 Label - Russian Blue (hind legs of a kitten)
Second Row Left Marginal Label
 
BY20091123 LB 5 Label - Russian Blue (lower back and tail of adult)
Second Row Right Marginal Label
 
BY20091123 LB 6 Label - Russian Blue (back part and tail of kitten)
Second Column Bottom Marginal Label
 
18 January 2017 - Kittens
BY20170118 ST A 1 Stamp A
(0.36 on issue)
Bengal
MI 1169
 
BY20170118 ST A 2 Stamp A
(0.36 on issue)
Maine Coon
MI 1170
 
  Stamp N
(0.93 on issue)
Scottish Fold
MI 1171
 
BY20170118 ST N 2 Stamp N
(0.93 on issue)
British Shorthair
MI 1172
 
BY20170118 SH 9xA 1 Sheetlet 9 x A
(3.33 on issue)
Bengal (on stamps)
Stylized cat (on marginal labels)
Sheetlet with 9 x
BY20170118 ST A 1
MI KB1169
 
BY20170118 SH 9xA 2 Sheetlet 9 x A
(3.33 on issue)

Maine Coon (on stamps)
Stylized cat (on marginal labels)
BY20170118 ST A 2
MI KB1170

 
BY20170118 SH 4xA_4xN Sheetlet 4 x A
+ 4 x N
(5.16 on issue)
Bengal
Maine Coon
Scottish Fold
British Shorthair
8-stamp sheetlet with 2 each of
BY20170118 ST A 1
BY20170118 ST A 2
BY20170118 ST N 1
BY20170118 ST N 2
MI KB1169-1172
 
BY20170118 SH 9xN 1 Sheetlet 9 x N
(8.37 on issue)
Scottish fold (on stamps)
Stylized cat (on marginal labels)
Sheetlet with 9 x
BY20170118 ST N 1
MI KB1171
 
BY20170118 SH 9xN 2 Sheetlet   British shorthair (on stamps)
Stylized cat (on marginal labels)
Sheetlet with 9 x
BY20170118 ST N 2
MI KB1172
 
FDC 2xA_2xN First Day Cover 2 x A
+ 2 x N
(2.58 on issue)
Bengal
Maine Coon
Scottish Fold
British Shorthair (on one stamp each)
Unspecified breed (on postmark and cachet)
Official FDC with
BY20170118 ST A 1
BY20170118 ST A 2
BY20170118 ST N 1
BY20170118 ST N 2
 
BY20170118 LB 2 Marginal label - Unspecified breed
Cat silhouette
First column, upper marginal label from
BY20170118 SH 9xA 1
 
BY20170118 LB 4 Marginal label - Unspecified breed
Cat silhouette
Third column, upper marginal label from
BY20170118 SH 9xA 1
 
BY20170118 LB 9 Marginal label - Unspecified breed
Cat silhouette
Second row, right marginal label from
BY20170118 SH 9xA 1
 
BY20170118 LB 10 Marginal label - Unspecified breed
Cat silhouette
Third row, left marginal label from
BY20170118 SH 9xA 1
 
BY20170118 LB 13 Marginal label - Unspecified breed
Cat silhouette
First column, lower marginal label from
BY20170118 SH 9xA 1
 
BY20170118 LB 18 Marginal label - Unspecified breed
Cat silhouette
First column, upper marginal label from
BY20170118 SH 9xA 2
 
BY20170118 LB 20 Marginal label - Unspecified breed
Cat silhouette
Third column, upper marginal label from
BY20170118 SH 9xA 2
 
BY20170118 LB 24 Marginal label - Unspecified breed
Cat silhouette
Second row, left marginal label from
BY20170118 SH 9xA 2
 
BY20170118 LB 27 Marginal label - Unspecified breed
Cat silhouette
Third row, right marginal label from
BY20170118 SH 9xA 2
 
BY20170118 LB 29 Marginal label - Unspecified breed
Cat silhouette
First column, lower marginal label from
BY20170118 SH 9xA 2
 
BY20170118 LB 34 Marginal label - Unspecified breed
Cat silhouette
First column, upper marginal label from
BY20170118 SH 9xN 1
 
BY20170118 LB 36 Marginal label - Unspecified breed
Cat silhouette
Third column, upper marginal label from
BY20170118 SH 9xN 1
 
BY20170118 LB 40 Marginal label - Unspecified breed
Cat silhouette
Second row, left marginal label from
BY20170118 SH 9xN 1
 
BY20170118 LB 43 Marginal label - Unspecified breed
Cat silhouette
Third row, right marginal label from
BY20170118 SH 9xN 1
 
BY20170118 LB 45 Marginal label - Unspecified breed
Cat silhouette
First column, lower marginal label from
BY20170118 SH 9xN 1
 
BY20170118 LB 50 Marginal label - Unspecified breed
Cat silhouette
First column, upper marginal label from
BY20170118 SH 9xN 2
 
BY20170118 LB 52 Marginal label - Unspecified breed
Cat silhouette
Third column, upper marginal label from
BY20170118 SH 9xN 2
 
BY20170118 LB 57 Marginal label - Unspecified breed
Cat silhouette
Second row, right marginal label from
BY20170118 SH 9xN 2
 
BY20170118 LB 58 Marginal label - Unspecified breed
Cat silhouette
Third row, left marginal label from
BY20170118 SH 9xN 2
 
BY20170118 LB 61 Marginal label - Unspecified breed
Cat silhouette
First column, lower marginal label from
BY20170118 SH 9xN 2
 
BY20170118 LB 65 Marginal label - Unspecified breed
Cat's paw print
Upper left corner marginal label from
BY20170118 SH 4xA_4xN
 
BY20170118 LB 66 Marginal label - Unspecified breed
Cat's paw print
First column, upper marginal label from
BY20170118 SH 4xA_4xN
 
BY20170118 LB 67 Marginal label - Unspecified breed
Cat's paw print
Second column, upper marginal label from
BY20170118 SH 4xA_4xN
 
BY20170118 LB 68 Marginal label - Unspecified breed
Cat's paw print
Text: "Кацянямы"
Third column, upper marginal label from
BY20170118 SH 4xA_4xN
 
BY20170118 LB 69 Marginal label - Unspecified breed
Cat's paw print
Fourth column, upper marginal label from
BY20170118 SH 4xA_4xN
 
BY20170118 LB 70 Marginal label - Unspecified breed
Cat's paw print
Upper right corner marginal label from
BY20170118 SH 4xA_4xN
 
BY20170118 LB 71 Marginal label - Unspecified breed
Cat's paw print
First row, left marginal label from
BY20170118 SH 4xA_4xN
 
BY20170118 LB 72 Marginal label - Unspecified breed
Cat's paw print
First row, right marginal label from
BY20170118 SH 4xA_4xN
 
BY20170118 LB 73 Marginal label - Unspecified breed
Cat's paw print
First row, right marginal label from
BY20170118 SH 4xA_4xN
 
BY20170118 LB 74 Marginal label - Unspecified breed
Cat's paw print
First row, right marginal label from
BY20170118 SH 4xA_4xN
 
BY20170118 LB 75 Marginal label - Unspecified breed
Cat's paw print
Lower left corner marginal label from
BY20170118 SH 4xA_4xN
 
BY20170118 LB 76 Marginal label - Unspecified breed
Cat's paw print
First column, lower marginal label from
BY20170118 SH 4xA_4xN
 
BY20170118 LB 77 Marginal label - Unspecified breed
Cat's paw print
Text: "Kittens"
Second column, lower marginal label from
BY20170118 SH 4xA_4xN
 
BY20170118 LB 78 Marginal label - Unspecified breed
Cat's paw print
Third column, lower marginal label from
BY20170118 SH 4xA_4xN
 
BY20170118 LB 79 Marginal label - Unspecified breed
Cat's paw print
Text: "www.belpost.by"
Fourth column, lower marginal label from
BY20170118 SH 4xA_4xN
 
BY20170118 LB 80 Marginal label - Unspecified breed
Cat's paw print
Lower right corner marginal label from
BY20170118 SH 4xA_4xN
 

List compiled by Geir Arveng with valuable help from Marci Jarvis, TS Tan, Alexander Rusak and D.G.Naryshkin.
Latest update: 1 January, 2019

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A note on Belarus NVI-stamps:
A - Inland letter up to 20g
B - Inland postcard
C - International letter up to 20g - air mail (changed to P)
H - International letter up to 20g - surface
P - International letter up to 20g - air mail
M - International postcard - air mail
N - International postcard - surface