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

Philately in the Latest Novel
Stamp Collectors' Fortnightly
vol. 2, no. 51, 5 September 1896, p. 274

Hope apparently had nothing to desire. True, he hadn’t a tortoiseshell brown cat, or a blue Mauritius postage stamp; but these were spots on the sun, and besides, he didn’t want them.

Excerpted from a recently published novel by F. M. White called The Robe of Lucifer.