Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices OORLOGSFONTEIN to PAARL

OORLOGSFONTEIN
January 1907 to
Union
Area: Vanrhynsdorp
Not recorded
OORLOG'S KLOOF
July 1893 to January 1900

Area: Calvinia
Renaed from Groen River
Renamed to Willem's River
Not recorded
OORLOG'S POORT
February 1903 to July 1903

Area: Barkly East
Not recorded
OOSTENWAL
1882 to 8 August 1882

Area: Malmesbury
Renamed from Langebaan
Renamed to Langebaan
Not recorded
OOSTHUIZEN
December 1905 to
Union
Area: Colesburg
Not recorded
ORANGE GROVE - Herbert -
March 1904 to January 1909

Area: Herbert
Not recorded
ORANGE GROVE - Victoria west -
January 1884 to September 1891
September 1893 to December 1902

Area: Victoria West
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "?"     06.10.????    
ORANGE RIVER (STATION)
1 October 1884 to May 1893
August 1893 to
Union
Area: Hopetown
1   BONC "525"   05.01.1885 13.11.1899  
2   1C "Blank" Spelt: Station 01.01.1885 16.02.1892  
       
3   1C "TO" Last seen: 29.12.1910 18.11.1884 30.05.1910  
       
4   1C "CGH"   04.02.1900 10.05.1910  
       
ORANGE RIVER BRIDGE
1881 to April 1883
Area: Colesburg
Not recorded
ORCHARD SIDING
December 1903 to
Union
Area: Worcester
1   2C "Bars + cross"   Last seen: 29.08.1912 11.04.1905 30.05.1910  
       
ORDFIANNA
March 1908 to
Union
Area: Tembuland
1   2C "Bars + cross"     19.02.1910    
OSPLAATS STATION TO
1897 to
Union
Area: Worcester
Not recorded
OTTERY
July 1909 to
Union
Area: Cape Town
Not recorded
OUDEBERG
1882 to July 1908
December 1909 to Union
Area: Graaff-Reinet
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"   30.09.1891 13.07.1900  
OUDEDAG
August 1903 to
Union
Area: Albert
Renamed from Klein Plaats
Not recorded
OUDEKRAAL
August 1896 to
Union
Area: Caledon
1   BONC "1259" NEW DISCOVERY 20.05.1901
(John Lund)
   
2   1C "Blank"   NEW DISCOVERY 20.05.1901
(John Lund)
   
       
OUDEPLAATS
February 1897 to December 1897
May 1900 to
Union
Area: Aberdeen
Renamed to Vriespoort (1897)
Renamed from Vriespoort (1900)
1   BONC "1044"   22.08.1902    
2   BONC "Dot" Last seen: 06.11.1930 30.04.1902 30.05.1910  

Africonect
       
OUDEPOST
December 1886 to Union
Area: Malmesbury
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Dot" Last seen: 06.11.1920 30.04.1900
(Aab)
30.05.1910  
       
OUDTSHOORN
18 January 1853 to
Union
Area: Oudtshoorn
Population 1904: 8849
1   BONC "20"   20.05.1869 25.12.1880  
2   BONC "284"     08.10.1882 17.11.1890  
       
3   BONC "791"     30.12.1898    
4   OVAL       23.10.1854 23.10.1884 120
5   1C "Cape Colony"     26.11.1878 03.07.1890  
6   1C "Blank"   10.04.1883 17.11.1890  
7   1C "CGH" Tall compact typeface 29.11.1898 12.08.1907  
       
8   1C "CGH" Short rounded typeface 02.12.1891 20.09.1905  
       
9         25.11.1891
(Aab)
18.07.1898
(Aab)
 
       
10   1C "Blank"     14.05.1881
(Frescura)
03.06.1895
(Frescura)
 
11   1C "Blank" Relief postmark 24.08.1905 26.03.1908  
12   2C "Bars + cross" Type 1
Thik bar

3 types known
First seen: 19.02.1904
Last seen: 12.09.1913
(for all 3 types)
15.11.1909    
       
13   2C "Bars + cross" 3 types known



First seen: 19.02.1904
Last seen: 12.09.1913
(for all 3 types)
     
14   2C "Bars + cross" 3 types known

First seen: 19.02.1904
Last seen: 12.09.1913
(for all 3 types)
     
OUDTSHOORN STATION TO
1907 to
Union
Area: Oudtshoorn
(1)   2C "Bars + cross" First seen: 06.03.1915      
OUTSPAN RESERVE
December 1883 to November 1885

September 1888 to July 1909
January 1910 to
Union
Area: Uniondale
1   BONC "683"
John Lund
Illegible      
2   1C "Dot"
John Carter
Last seen: 01.07.1921 10.09.1903 30.05.1910  
OVER DUIVENHOKS RIVER
31 August 1859 to 1867

Area: Riversdale
Not recorded
OVER HEX RIVER
10 May 1858 to 1867

Area: Worcester
Not recorded
OXTON
November 1896 to Union
Area: Queenstown
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 20.12.1926 28.03.1898 30.05.1910  
PAARDEBERG - Malmesbury -
29 May 1858 to November 1893

Area: Malmesbury
Not recorded
PAARDEBERG - Paarl -
28 May 1866 to November 1873

Area: Paarl
Not recorded
PAARDEKOP
1 October 1868 to 1872

Area: Knysna
Not recorded
PAARDE KRAAL
1882 to March 1883
April 1884 to July 1890

Area: Steynsburg
Not recorded
PAARDENBERG
7 April 1856 to 1865
1 July 1879 to unknown
October 1902 to
Union
Area: Caledon
1   BONC "1264"   Last seen: 27.12.1910 08.03.1905 30.05.1910  
2   1C "Blank"   Last seen: 27.12.1910 08.03.1905 30.05.1910  
PAARDE POORT
November 1860 to 1878

Area: Uitenhage
Not recorded
PAARDE VLEI
November 1883 to May 1888

Area: Carnarvon
Not recorded
PAARL
24 July 1812 to Union
Area: Paarl
1   CROWN   This is the rarest of the crown postmarks 26.10.1826 31.10.1827 800
2   OCT-NUMBER "12"   22.12.1849 07.10.1852  
3   BONC "39" Rounded top to "3" 12.02.1867 02.06.1870  

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4   BONC "39"   Wavy top to "3" 23.05.1883 30.09.1890  
       
5   BONC "39"
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Narrow "9" 15.03.1882 20.02.1895  
6   BONC "751"   12.03.1890 24.06.1895  
       
7   OVAL   Rated as 5 by Goldblatt 22.02.1854 12.05.1868 60
8   1C "CAPE COLONY"   09.12.1868 13.11.1878  

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9   1C "Blank" Name 9 to 3 o'clock 26.05.1881 12.06.1905  
10   1C "Blank"   Name 10 to 2 o'clock 30.11.1882 30.04.1892  
11   1C "CGH"   Short compact typeface 06.02.1889 30.09.1891  
12   1C "CGH" Short rounded typeface
Last seen: 24.01.1912
07.12.1892 30.05.1910  
       
13   1C "CGH" Tall rounded typeface
Last seen: 17.06.1910
01.08.1900 30.05.1910  
14   SQC "CGH" Format 2 plus 4
Typeface 2.7mm high
15.05.1896 10.05.1899  
15   SQC "CGH" Format 3 plus 4
Typeface 3.0mm high
19.07.1899 09.03.1905  
       
15   SQC "CGH"   Format 3 plus 3 15.01.1900 14.05.1900  
       
16   1C "Blank"   Relief Postmark
Last seen: 05.07.1910
24.12.1906 30.05.1910  
17   2C "Bars + cross"   Thin bars
Last seen: 27.12.1911
20.02.1907 30.05.1910  
18   2C "Bars + cross" Thik bars 14.07.1908 02.03.1910  
PAARL STATION
15 January 1868 to September 1903
Area: Paarl
1   BONC "372"     11.08.1886 28.12.1900  
2   1C "BLANK"   Spelt STN 05.01.1869 28.05.1873  
3   1C "STATION"
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Spelt Station 02.10.1883
(Hamilton)
15.04.1903
(Frescura)