Mauritius 1991 Phila Nippon 91 Stamp Exhibition - Butterflies

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  • Issue Date: 15th November 1991
  • four values
  • Designed by: Ian Loe
  • Printed by: Walsall Security Printers, England
  • Print Process: offset lithography
  • stamp format: height 30½mm x width 37mm
  • Perforations: 14 x 14.5
  • watermark: multiple CA Spiral sideways to right seen from back

PhilaNippon '91 Stamp Exhibition, Japan. Insects (Butterflies)[edit]

Sheet stamps[edit]

  • Stanley Gibbons catalogue Nos 855-858
  • Scott catalog Nos 739-742


40c ~ mascarene crow butterfly, Euploea euphon
Rs3 ~ the mimic, Hypolimnas misippus (female)
Rs8 ~ Papilio manlias
Rs10 ~ the mimic, Hypolimnas misippus (male)

  • some of the above are endemic to Mauritius (only found there)
40c
3r
8r
10r