Postal History of
BRITISH BECHUANALAND

Post Offices BAILEY BRITH to KURUMAN
Postmarks were used after incorporation into the CGH 16 November 1895

BAILEY BRITH

Opened: 1893-1895  Area: Kuruman PO Type: PA Period: British Bechuanaland

1     1C "B.B." Used after annexation
to Cape Colony
02.04.1894   500

BANKSDRIFT

Opened: 1886-1894? Area: Taungs PO Type: PA Period: British Bechuanaland

Postmark known during Union period

BLOEMFONTEIN (British Bechuanaland)

Opened: 1890-1893 Area: Gordonia PO Type: PA Period: British Bechuanaland

Putzel reports "1 or 2 part postmarks seen"

DEVONDALE

Opened: 1892-1895 Area: Vryburg PO Type: PA Period: British Bechuanaland

1     1C "BECHUANALAND"   08.01.1893 16.06.1894 400

DRY HARTZ

Opened: 1888-1889 reopened 1891-1895 Area: Vryburg PO Type: PA Period: British Bechuanaland

      BONC 675         500
      1C "BECHUANALAND"   ??.06.1894 08.05.1895 350

GELUK

Opened: 01.06.1893-1895 Area: Vryburg PO Type: PA Period: British Bechuanaland

      BONC 181         500
      1C "B.B"   31.05.1894 31.12.1894 400
Used after annexation
to Cape Colony
     

GENESA

Opened: 01.09.1895-1895 Area: Vryburg PO Type: PA Period: British Bechuanaland

Postmark known during Union period

GROOT CHWAING

Opened: 01.01.1894-1895 Area: Vryburg PO Type: PA Period: British Bechuanaland

      BONC 478   Reported by Frescura     500
      BONC 579
www.michael-hamilton.com
This office opened for a very short period circa September 1886 prior to its re-opening in January 1894 with numeral "478"
(Hamilton)
    500
      1C "B.B"       400

HARTEBEESTE PAN

Opened: 01.06.1893-mid 1894 Area: Vryburg PO Type: PA Period: British Bechuanaland

    BONC 340     17.12.1893   500
         
www.michael-hamilton.com

www.rhodesia.co.za
Not reported by Putzel 17.12.1893   500

KEIMOES

Opened: 1891-1895 Area: Upington PO Type: PA Period: British Bechuanaland

    BONC 995           500
            14.12.1892 15.11.1895 150
       

KURUMAN

Opened: 1886-1895 Area: Kuruman PO Type: PA Period: British Bechuanaland

    BONC 534   Known in BLUE 02.07.1891   100
          Known in BLUE 02.07.1891 23.11.1893 50
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