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

Recent Fiction
Stamp Collecting
vol. 19, no. 4, 28 October 1922, p. 86

In 1922 The Scout magazine published a story by John Margerison called 'The Red Mauritius': 'It tells of a rogue who pilfered a "fifteen thousand pound stamp" but found a Scout "one too many" for him.'