A pile of money on an envelope with a postage stamp

That’s because the brand is very special: a red Mauritius. This is one of the most famous and rarest postage stamps in the world. There is also Blue Mauritius. These stamps were printed more than 170 years ago.

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Among other things, the Red Mauritius landed on envelopes that were used to send invitations for a costume ball on the island of Mauritius.

There should be only three copies of these envelopes. Queen Elizabeth II of England owns one of them.

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