Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope
Post Offices SPRUITDRIFT to STELLENBOSCHVLEI
SPUITDRIFT
October 1868 to September 1883
Area: Clanwilliam
Not recorded
SPYTFONTEIN
July 1873 to Unknown
August 1892 to
Union
Area: Kimberley
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 08.02.1918
Used by Boer forces
21.10.1899 to 11.11.1899
17.09.1897 30.05.1910  
       
          21.10.1899 11.11.1899  
SPYTPOORT
July 1872 to 1873
September 1884 to September 1887

Area: Victoria West
Renamed from Pramberg
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Blank"     03.12.1884    
STAL STREET
June 1902 to
Union
Area: Cape Town
Renamed from Plein Street
1   2C "Bars + cross" 7 to 5 o'clock
Last seen: 12.12.1910
14.10.1902 30.05.1910  
       
2   2C "Bars + cross"   8 to 4 o'clock
larger typeface
Shorter bars
Last seen: 08.09.1911
30.06.1902 30.05.1910  
3   2C "Bars + cross"
8 to 4 o'clock
Smaller typeface
Longer bars
Last seen: 03.07.1912
29.08.1906 30.05.1910  
STANFORD
10 December 1859 to
Union
Area: Caledon
1   DARC   Last seen: 22.09.1910 08.12.1864 30.05.1910  
STANLEY
July 1895 toFebruary 1906

Area: Bedford
Renamed from Mancazana
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"     01.03.1899    
STEELWATER
January 1883 to April 1884
Area: Cape Town
Not recorded
STEENKAMP'S POORT
February 1886 to January 1902

Area: Fraserburg
1   BONC "545" Date illegible      
2   1C "CGH"   Date illegible      
3   1C "Dot"   15.04.1901    
       
STEINKOPF
9 December 1859 to
Union
Area: Namaqualand
(1)   BONC     Probable      
(2)   DARC     Dispatched 3 March 1862      
3   1C "CAPE COLONY" Last seen: 19.09.1914 24.10.1879 30.05.1910  
       
STELLENBOSCH
August 1807 to Union
Area: Stellenbosch
Population 1904: 4969
1   Crown       05.12.1832   100
       
2   OCT-NUM "10"   17.10.1849 31.10.1851  
23.01.1885 04.11.1891  

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3   BONC "13" Rounded 3 ??.??.1868 03.09.1895  
       
4   BONC "13"   Flat top and bottom 3 19.11.1885 21.11.1889  
5   OVAL   Rated as 3 by Goldblatt 15.12.1853 10.03.1868 25
       
5   1C "CAPE COLONY"   31.05.1869 04.11.1891  
       
6   1C "Blank" 8 to 4 o'clock 14.12.1886 21.11.1889  
       
(7)   1C "Blank" 9 to 3 o'clock
First seen: 03.07.1911
Last seen: 21.06.1920
     
8   1C "CGH"   Small rounded typeface 25.06.1892 30.05.1896  
       
9   1C "CGH" Larger compact typeface
Last seen: 17.06.1910
19.09.1898 30.05.1910  
10   SQC "CGH"   19.06.1895 18.02.1902  
       
11   1C "Relief" Relief type
First usage: 22.01.1900
to
18.12.1901
Second usage: 23.03.1903
First usage: 22.06.1908
to
11.11.1908
22.01.1900 11.11.1908  
10.07.1908      
12   2C "Bars + cross" Taller typeface
Last seen: 04.09.1911
28.02.1906
(Aab)
30.05.1910  
       
13   2C "Bars + cross" Shorter typeface 13.07.1904
(Frescura)
07.07.1905
(Frescura)
 
STELLENBOSCH STATION
13 January to
Union
Area: Stellenbosch
1   BONC "116"     10.10.1885 16.12.1891  
2 STN 1C "Blank"     06.01.1873    
3   1C "Dot"   01.04.1885 06.03.1901  
(4)   2C "Bars + cross"   First seen: 25.09.1911      
STELLENBOSCHVLEI
November 1895 to February 1896
Area: Murraysburg
Not recorded