Mauritius 2007 The Dodo

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 26th June 2007
  • four values and a miniature sheet
  • Designed by: Nurveen Batty, from historic depictions of the Dodo
  • Printed by: Cartor SA, France
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format height 29½mm x width 34mm (sheet stamps). Miniature sheet format height 90mm x width 122mm
  • Perforations: 13.25 x 13.25 (set) or 12.75 x 13.25 (miniature sheet)


Rs5 ~ head of dodo, from journal of the ship Gelderland (voyaged to Mauritius 1598), 1601
Rs10 ~ dodo, from print by Adrian van de Venne University of Utrecht, 1626 (probably after stuffed specimen)
Rs15 ~ dodo, from book-plate by Harrison, Cluse & Co, 78 Fleet Street, London, 1798
Rs25 ~ dodo, by J W Frohawk, a plate from Extinct Birds by Lord Walter Rothschild, 1905
Miniature sheet Rs25 ~ forest scene with dodos (pre-European contact), painting by the palaeontologist Julian Pender Hume, 2001 (composite design with border)

Rs5
Rs5
Rs5
Rs5

Miniature sheet

Miniature sheet RS25

First Day Cover

First Day Cover (4 values)