Blue Mauritius, book cover

Welcome to the Blue Mauritius Research Companion

This website contains biographical and bibliographical information about the Post Office Mauritius stamps and subjects related to them. It is based on my research for the book Blue Mauritius: The Hunt for the World's Most Valuable Stamps.

Journal Article

Editorial - The Exhibition
Stanley Gibbons Monthly Journal
vol. 16, no. 191, 31 May 1906, pp. 217-18

Report on the International Philatelic Exhibition held in London in 1906.

… Foremost among the great attractions of the Exhibition were, of course, the One Penny and Two Pence "POST OFFICE" Mauritius of H.R.H. the Prince of Wales. Curiously enough, the adjoining exhibit, that of Mr. H. J. Duveen, contained an almost exactly similar pair, the 1d. In each case being on an entire envelope and the 2d. Unused, but the copy of the latter in the Prince's collection is certainly the better specimen of the two, having fine margins…