Classic Stamps of Mauritius
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Mauritius is famous for two of the rarest stamps in the World, the 1847 "Post Office" Penny Orange and Twopence Blue. In 1847 Mauritius was the first British colony and the fifth country in the world to issue postage stamps.

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Two Pence Blue of 1847

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