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

Chaplin, T. D., A. Jurado-López, R. J. H. Clark and D. R. Beech
Identification by Raman microscopy of pigments on early postage stamps: distinction between original 1847 and 1858-1862, forged and reproduction postage stamps of Mauritius
Journal of Raman Spectroscopy
vol. 35, 2004, pp. 600-04