Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices DE RUST to DOHNE

DE RUST
December 1905 to Union
Area: Oudtshoorn
Renamed from Meirings Poort
1   1C "Blank"   NEW DISCOVERY 27.04.1909   200
2   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen:30.05.1911 29.05.1910 30.05.1910 40
DESPATCH
October 1884 to
Union
Area: Uitenhage
1   BONC "262"   03.11.1890 18.03.1901 20
2   1C "Blank" Last seen:14.10.1912 22.04.1900 30.05.1910 15
       
DE VLAKTE
1902 to
Union
Area: Willowmore
1   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen:08.11.1932 08.11.1902 30.05.1910 60
DE VLEI
December 1909 to
Union
Area: Murraysburg
Not seen
DEVONDALE
January 1890 to 15.10.1899
12.11.1900 to October 1901
December 1904 to
Union
Area: Vryburg
Closed due to Boer war
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "BECHUANALAND"   08.01.1893 12.02.1896 300
(3)   2C "Bars + cross" First seen: 14.03.1913      
DE WET
November 1907 to
Union
Area: Worcester
Renamed from Tweefontein Siding
1   2C "Bars + cross"   Last seen: 16.02.1923 02.02.1908 30.05.1910 60
DIAMOND FIELDS
15.03.1871 to
17.09.1873
Area: Barkly West
Renamed to Barkly West
1   OVAL     15.03.1871 17.09.1873 700
       
DIEPFONTEIN
February 1893 to January 1895
Area: Hay
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"     07.06.1893   200
DIEP RIVER
1858 to
Union
Area: Cape Town
1   BONC "313" Flat head to "3" 23.11.1886 09.01.1889 50
2   BONC "879"     22.12.1894 24.01.1895 70
3   1C "Blank"   14.02.1871 13.07.1873 70

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4   1C "CGH"   09.10.1896 26.01.1909 12
5   1C "Dot"   09.01.1889 29.01.1895 50
       
6   2C "Bars +cross" Last seen: 1923 31.10.1905 30.05.1910 15
       
DIKKOP VLAAKTE
1873 to February 1882
Area: Albany
Not seen
DINGLE
December 1903 to
Union
Area: Vryburg
1   BONC "1301"         200
2   1C "Blank" Last seen: 12.11.1915 30.11.1908 30.05.1910 80
DOCK ROAD
1878 to August 1886
Area: Cape Town
1   BONC "75"     1878   150
2   BONC "220"   12.12.1882 20.08.1883 50

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2   1C "CAPE TOWN"   05.02.1882 20.08.1883 50
DOHNE
01.09.1878 to
Union
Area: Stutterheim
1   BONC "220"     01.11.1886   80
2   1C "Blank" Last seen: 20.03.1913 20.01.1886 30.05.1910 15
(3)   1C "Blank"   Reported with larger diameter      
4   1C "CGH" Rounded typeface 06.03.1895 09.07.1907 20
       
5   1C "CGH"   Compact typeface 16.10.1907 08.01.1908 50
6   1C "Blank"   30mm Relief 25.03.1909 15.04.1909 250
7   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 12.11.1918 12.12.1904 30.05.1910 20