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Blue Mauritius: The Hunt for the World's Most Valuable Stamps

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In September 1847 coloured squares of paper were stuck to envelopes and used to send out admission cards to a fancy-dress ball on the tropical island of Mauritius. No-one at the party would have guessed that the envelopes bearing these stamps would one day be worth more than a million dollars. When a two pence 'Blue Mauritius' surfaced on the fledgling French stamp-collecting market in 1865 it gained instant celebrity. Then in 1903, when a perfect specimen, discovered in a childhood album, was bought at auction by the ...

Blue Mauritius: The Hunt for the World's Most Valuable Stamps 2010, Overlook Books

ISBN-13: 9781590202784

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Blue Mauritius: The Hunt for the World's Most Valuable Stamps 2009, Atlantic Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781843544364

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Blue Mauritius: The Hunt for the World's Most Valuable Stamps 2008, Atlantic Books (UK), London, England

ISBN-13: 9781590200773

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Blue Mauritius: The Hunt for the World's Most Valuable Stamps 2008, Atlantic Books (UK)

ISBN-13: 9781843544357

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