Postal History of
ORANGE FREE STATE

Post Offices BETHANIE to BETHLEHEM

BETHANIE

Opened: 1867-1900 HQ: Bethanie PO Type: PO Period: OFS

1   B-NUM 15       1
       
2   2C O.V.STAAT   ??.02.1876 07.01.1878  
       
3   OFS 1C O.V.S.     08.08.1882 08.08.1882  
4   OFS       17.11.1889 17.11.1889  
Only copy known      
4   OFS 1C "Dot"   26.07.1894 15.06.1896  
       

BETHANY SIDING (RAIL)

Opened: 1892-1900 HQ: Bloemfontein PO Type: PA

1 SIDING R.O. OFS 1C "Dot"
www.michael-hamilton.com
    22.02.1899  
1  R.O.   1C "Dot"   20.12.1898    

BETHLEHEM

Opened: 1870-1900 HQ: Bethlehem PO Type: PO Period: OFS

1   OFS Number 11

Two types known 08.12.1888 08.12.1888  
2   OFS 2C O.V.STAAT     15.03.1882 15.03.1882  
3   OFS 1C O.V.S.   Name close 20.03.1885 20.03.1885  
4   OFS 1C O.V.S. Name spaced 07.11.1889    
       
5   OFS 1C O.V.S.   Date in a box
No year
     
6   OFS 1C "Blank"   08.??.1890 06.10.1892  
7   OFS 1C O.V.S.   smallest 30.01.1894 30.01.1894  
8   OFS 1C O.V.S.   24 mm 17.02.1897 17.02.1897  
9   OFS 1C O.V.S.   26 mm 07.11.1895 07.11.1895  
10   OFS 1C O.V.S.   26 mm ??.??.1897 11.09.1899  
11   OFS 1C "Blank" 25 mm 22.11.1890 18.08.1896  
12         Only seen used in ORC period