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

The Highest Priced Stamp in the World
vol. 1, no. 8, 5 November 1932

Then the one cent British Guiana, purchased by Arthur Hind at one of the Ferrary sales.

"Mr Hind is one of the World's foremost collectors and the purchase of this stamp has brought him publicity that he could not have purchased for a million dollars or perhaps for many million for that matter."