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Genuine, Forgery, Reproduction ?
Due to their high value, Mauritius stamps have soon become the object of forgeries.
  "Post Office" forgeries
Te 'Post Office' issue.Mauritius of 1847 (1d orange and, 2d blue) were of particular interest to forgers. Click on the picture for details of forgeries and copies
Forgery of the Mauritius 'Britannia' issue
Forgery of the Mauritius 'Britannia' issue by the Spiro firm in Germany between 1865 and 1880
Five different forgeries of the Mauritius Britannia 1849-1858 issues, cancelled, probably all printed by the Spiro firm in Germany between 1865 and 1880
   
Forgery of Mauritius Scott #15, the 2-pence stamp of the 1859 issue, commonly referred to as the 'fillet head'. Seldom seen, catalogue value if genuine would be $100,000.00
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