In 1819 British /Indian residency was established in Nepal.International mail was sent from residency where as internal mail ,mostly documents were sent by messengers. Stamps of India were used in Nepal from 1854. Hand stamped postmarks with number 137 indicated that these Indian stamps were sent from Nepal.
The first stamps of Nepal were issued in 1881- one anna ,two annas and four annas stamps -on European white woven paper.The design shows the crown (sripech) and crossed Gurkha Khukris ( Knife with a curved blade).
On 09 Oct 2006 , Nepal issued a set of three stamps (R5,R 20 & R100) and a miniature sheet with these three stamps (rupees 125). These stamps commemorated 125 Years of Nepal’s First Postage stamps. Two FDC’s with stamps and miniature sheet are listed.
First Stamps of Australian States on Ausipex 84 Minisheet
Ausipex 84 was Australia’s first World Philatelic exhibition held at Melbourne from 21 to 30 Sep 1984. A minisheet of Seven stamps was issued on 21 Sep 1984 and it reproducedthe first issues of each of Australian Colonies/States and the First issue of Commonwealth of Australia
Victoria- Queen Victoria -03 Jan 1850
New South Wales – Seal of Colony – 1850
Van Damien’s Land (Tasmania)-Queen Victoria-01 Nov 1853
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.
Stamps of Foreign Countries with Indian Themes – 150th anniversary of First Singapore Postage stamps.
On 1 Sep 1867 stamps of India (East India Postage) overprinted with crown and various postage rates were released becoming the first Postage stamps of straits Settlements .a set of Five stamps was issued by Singapore on 01 Sep 2017 to mark 150th Anniversary of First Postage stamp of Singapore. The stamps were issued in denominations of Ist Local, 2nd Local,60c,70c,$ 1.30