Mauritius 1972 Pirates and Privateers 4v

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 17th November 1972
  • four values
  • Designed by: Harrison & Sons Studio
  • Printed by: Harrison & Sons Ltd, High Wycombe, England
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format height 28mm x width 42mm (15c, R2.50) or height 42mm x width 28mm (60c, R1)
  • Perforations: 14 x 14½, or 14½ x 14 (60c, R1)
  • Watermark: multiple Crown CA block, sideways on 60c, R1

Pirates and Privateers in the Indian Ocean

  • R2.50 depicts the French privateer Robert Surcouf, 1773-1827