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 Note

Corresponding Rarities
London Philatelist
vol. 8, no. 92, August 1899, p. 210

The great auk's egg of Philately is the "Post Office", without any possible shadow of doubt. It is interesting, therefore, to compare their estimation in the eyes of their respective fanciers, an opportunity which is afforded by the recent sales of both species of the "rare birds".


Cultural Artefacts