Blue Mauritius on a stamp

Czech Post issued a stamp with the motif of the legendary Blue Mauritius stamp. The stamp was designed by Jaromír and Kamil Knotek.The red and the blue Mauritius Post Office are clearly the best known stamps to the general public in the world. Only 12 copies of the blue version (2 pence) and 14 copies of the red version (1 penny) of the stamp exist in the world. They were issued on the Mauritius Island on 20 September 1847, each in the volume of 500. You will be able to see the original Blue Mauritius stamp within the PRAGA 2018 exhibition.