Postal History of
ORANGE FREE STATE

Post Offices BRANDWATER to DAGGAFONTEIN

BRANDWATER

Opened: 1878-1888 HQ: Bethlehem, Fouriesburg PO Type: PA

1   1C O.V.S.   10.10.1884 ??.??.1884  

BREIPAAL

Opened: 1883-1900 HQ: Edenburg PO Type: PA

1   1C O.V.S.
John Lund
NEW FIND 30.10.1894 06.05.1897  

BRINDISI

Opened: 1889-1900 HQ: Ficksburg PO Type: PA

1   1C O.V.S.   21.03.1893    

BULTFONTEIN

Opened: 1874-1900 HQ: Brandfort PO Type: PA

1   OFS BONC "26"          
       
2   OFS LETTER "H"        
3   1C "O.V.S." Asterisks on sides 29.08.1884
(Aab)
26.12.1886
(Putzel)
 
       
4   1C "O.V.S." 8 to 4 o'clock
Raised stops
No dots on sides
09.09.1891 05.04.1892  
       
5   1C "O.V.S."   8 to 4 o'clock
Level stops
Dots on sides
11.11.1892    
5   1C O.V.S. 9 to 3 o'clock
Taller OVS
Last seen: 25.06.1900
19.08.1893 06.09.1899  
       

BUSHMANSKOP

Opened: 1878-1900 HQ: WepenerPO Type: PA

1   1C O.V.S.   Asterisks on sides 30.12.1885    
2   2C O.V.S.     13.08.1890    
3   1C O.V.S.   Large postmark 08.08.1891    
4 P.A. 1C O.V.S.   01.07.1894 ??.??.1900  
Cancelled Smithfield ''C'' barred oval with Bushmans Kop despatch at left      

CARLTON

Opened: 1892-1898 HQ: Boshof PO Type: PA Renamed to: LIjnfontein

1 "P.A.K." 1C "O.V.S."   09.02.1897    

CHRISTINA

Opened: 1883-1900 HQ: Harrismith PO Type: PA

1   1C "O.V.S."   Wavy marks above and below date 27.06.1891    
2   1C "O.V.S."   ??.02.1898    
       

CIJFERFONTEIN

Opened: 1899-1900 HQ: Winburg PO Type: PA

Not recorded

CILLIERS HOOGTE

Opened: 1894-1900 HQ: Bethlehem PO Type: PA

Not recorded

CLOCOLAN

Opened: 1877-1900 HQ: Ladybrand PO Type: PA

1   ORC LETTER "A"        
2   1C O.V.S. Asterisks on sides 14.04.1884
(Putzel)
24.08.1885
(Aab)
 
3   2C "O.V.STAAT"   08.11.1887
(Putzel)
11.01.1889
(Aab)
 
       
4   1C O.V.S.
Known Violet 21.12.1890
(Putzel)
27.08.1894
(Aab)
 
       

CLOCOLAN STATION

Opened: 1897-1900 HQ: Clocolan PO Type: PA

Not recorded

COMISSIEPOORT

Opened: 1885-1900 HQ: Wepener PO Type: PA

1   1C "O.V.S."   03.08.1896    

CONSTANTIA

Opened: 1882-1900 HQ: Ladybrand PO Type: PA

1   2C "O.V.S."   Ornaments above and below date 20.11.1899    

CORNELIA

Opened: 1893-1910 HQ: Vrede PO Type: PA

1 "PA" 1C "O.V.S."        

CORNETSPRUIT

Opened: 1893-1900 HQ: Zastron PO Type: PA

Not recorded - postmarks known on ORC -

CYPHERGAT

Opened: 1895-1896 HQ: Heilbron PO Type: PA

Not recorded

DAGGAFONTEIN

Opened: 1896-1900 HQ: Bloemfontein PO Type: PA

  "PAK" 1C "Dot"