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)


Miniature sheet

Miniature sheet RS25

First Day Cover

First Day Cover (4 values)