Serenade by Norman Rockwell – Stamps of Cook Islands -1982
Norman Percevel Rockwell (03 Feb 1894 – 8 Nov 1978) was an American Painter, author and illustrator. His works graced the covers of Saturday Evening Post magazine for 47 Years. His work Serenade appeared in Saturday Evening Post Cover on 30 Aug 1924.It depicts a young man serenading his sweetheart on a split log bench. He was associated with Boy Scouts of America for 64 Years.
Serenade – In music Serenade is a musical composition and/or performance delivered in honor. A piece of music sung or played in open air typically by a man at night under the window of his beloved.
A stamp was issued by Cook Islands on Serenade 10 Sep 1982.
Dubai Stamps – 13th World Scout Jamboree Japan 1971
Dubai issued a set of Four stamps on the 13th World Scout Jamboree which was held at Asagiri heights on the western side of Mount Fuji in Fujinomiya Japan from 2-10 Aug 1971. A total of 23,758 scouts attended.
Girl Guides of Australia – 75th Anniversary- Pre Stamped Envelope 1985
The Girl Guide Movement started in England in 1910. It was equivalent to Boys Scouts and founded by Baden – Powell’s sister Agnes.A Pre stamped envelope was issued on 17 Apr 1985 to commemorate 75th Anniversary of Guiding . PSE no 093
Mail Carried by Scouts & Guides – Special Cover India -2007
Special National Jamboree The Bharat Scouts & Guides was held from 2-7 Jan 2007 at Kolkata. A Special cover was released which was carried by Scouts and Guides from Raj Bhavan ( Governors’s House) to New Town Rajarhat (Kolkata). A Camp PO C -2923 was established.
In 1899 during the Anglo -Boer war Baden Powell was the Commanding officer of British Forces in Mafeking and the Mafeking Cadet Corps was organised .They were deployed on message carrying duties – one stamp shows a cadet on Bicycle . The Boys Scouts became active after the experimental camp at Brownsea Island in 1907.
On 27 Apr 1994 Bophuthatswana was reintegrated with South Africa.
A FDC with four stamps issued on 29 Jan 1982 to mark 75 Years of Boy Scouts in Bophuthatswana.
5c – Boy Scout 1982 , 15c -stamps of Mafeking/Siege of Mafeking , 20c – Scout Cadet 1907, 25c – Lord Baden Powell.