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

Plumridge, H. W.
Philately in Paris. A Paper Read Before the City of London Philatelic Club
Stamp Collectors' Fortnightly
vol. 4, no. 83, 27 November 1897, pp. 39-40

I must now make a terrible confession, gentleman. I found the 'Gay City' so enchanting, that more than a week elapsed before I recollected that there was such a thing as Philately…

Plumridge subsequently visited Monsieur Bernichon and saw his one penny and twopence Post Office stamps.

The paper was concluded in Stamp Collectors' Fortnightly, 11 December 1897, p.51.