Mauritius 2012 240 Years of (Postal) Communications

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 21st December 2012
  • five triangular values in a se-tenant strip
  • Designed by: 2899 Design
  • Printed by: Cartor, France
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format height 45mm x 45mm x 62mm
  • Perforations: 12.75 x 12.75 x 12.5 (base)


R7 ~ foot messenger of 1772 (satchels on yoke)
R7 ~ packet mail landing, 1915 (postal workers, mail sacks and cart, ship in background)
R7 ~ Express Letter messenger, 1930 (on bicycle)
R7 ~ inland mail arrival (at Port Louis PO), 1935: carts bearing boxes and sacks
R7 ~ delivery of mail bags by van, 2012: three postal vehicles in POST yellow livery
Miniature sheet: two stamps with central label
R25 ~ One Penny Post Office Mauritius red, and copper plate of the two pence stamp
R25 ~ Two Pence Post Office Mauritius blue, and copper plate
Note: the second R25 stamp in the miniature sheet is inscribed ‘Copper plate of the penny blue’ in error

Sheet stamps[edit]

R7 x 5

Miniature sheet[edit]

R7 x 5