Mauritius is known for having issued the most famous and sought-after stamps in the world, highly prized by collectors. The Mauritius ‘Post Office’ stamps rank amongst the most notable and important of all philatelic rarities, read the story behind these stamps ..
Eggs are eggs, as the old saying goes. However, you can’t really say the same thing for stamps. Because while stamps all serve to pay for postage, they vary in many, many ways. And one of the subtler ways in which stamps differ is through the printing processes and techniques used to produce them.
The British Commonwealth has produced many valuable stamps over the years. Some, obviously, are more valuable than others, with rarity usually being the most important factor in deciding just how much a stamp is worth.