Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices DE BEERS N R to DEPUT

DE BEERS NEW RUSH
March 1871 to 27.11.1877
Area: Kimberley
Renamed Kimberley using both postmarks (De Beers and Kimberley)
1   DARC   Narrow arc 11.04.1872 30.11.1873 200
       
2   DARC     Wide arc 18.05.1873 27.11.1877 150
DEBE NEK
01.01.1867 to 1873
April 1882 to November 1906
July 1909 to
Union
Area: King Williams Town
(1)   BONC     Probabel      
2   1C "CAPE COLONY"     08.07.1904 10.07.1909 60
(3)   1C "CGH"   asymmetrical
Last seen: 15.02.1913
     
DE DOORNS
May 1898 to
Union
Area: Barkly West
Renamed from Hex River East
1   BONC "349" Used at Hex River East before   17.04.1901 60
(2)   1C "Blank"   First seen: 07.11.1912
Last seen: 30.12.1913
     
3   1C "CGH" Last seen: 08.12.1913 09.08.1898 30.05.1910 20
       
DE DRIFT
May 1882 to June 1903
Area: Calvinia
Not seen
DEELFONTEIN (STATION)
January 1890 to
Union
Area: Richmond
1   BONC "*22" First number not readable
Probably 772
04.03.1892   60
2   1C "CGH" Deelfontein 04.03.1892 09.07.1907 30
       
3   1C "CGH" Deelfontein Station
Last seen: 26.11.1917
12.10.1905 30.05.1910 25
DE HOEK
September 1898 to
Union
Area: Uitenhage
1   BONC "533"         80
2   1C "CGH"
 John Lund
Last seen: 20.08.1923 20.08.1895 30.05.1910 50
DE HOOP
December 1886 to
Union
Area: Calvinia
Renamed from Bloemfontein
(1)   BONC     Probable      
(2)   1C "Dot"   Last seen: 22.02.1933      
DE KEUR
27.02.1855 to
Union
Area: Ceres
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Dot"     02.12.1896 23.12.1898 150
DE KUILEN
1878 to October 1889
Area: Middelberg
Not seen
DE LANGE
May 1897 to
Union
Area: Uitenhage
1   1C "CGH"
John Carter
New find
(John Carter)
06.09.1899   200
DELPORT'S HOPE
April 1884 to 11.11.1899
April 1900 to 31.07.1901
Unknown to 1902
July 1902 to
Union
Area: Barkly West
Disruptions due to Boer war
1   BONC "518"   15.10.1900 14.12.1900 40
2   1C "CGH"   15.10.1900 10.12.1907 50
       
(3)   1C "Bars + cross" First seen: 05.12.1910      
DE NAAUWTE
February 1884 to April 1885
June 1887 to July 1897
Area: Carnarvon
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Dot"     07.04.1892 08.04.1892 120
DE PAN
1878 to 1881
Area: Beaufort West
Not seen
DE POORTJE
October 1893 to
Union
Area: Willowmore
1   BONC "469"   15.02.1906 07.06.1906 50
2   1C "Blanc"     15.02.1906 07.06.1906 50
DEPUT
November 1900 toJune 1905
Area: Britstown
1   BONC "1258"     14.09.1903   100
2   1C "Blanc"     14.09.1903   100