Postal History of
ORANGE FREE STATE

Post Offices HEILBRON to JAGERSFONTEIN

HEILBRON
1874 to 1900

1   NUMBER "24"        
2   2C "O.V.STAAT" New Discovery 01.05.1877
(Aab)
   
3   1C "O.V.STAAT"   10.07.1878
(Putzel)
29.05.1888
(Aab)
 
4   1C "O.V.STAAT"   11.02.1888
(Putzel)
   
5   1C "O.V.S." 22.5 mm
Small oval O
09.05.1893
(Seeba)
14.07.1897
(Putzel)
 
       
6   1C "O.V.S." 25 mm
Large oval O
01.02.1899
(Aab)
29.05.1899
(Putzel)
 
       
7   1C "O.V.S." 25 mm
Rounded O in OVS
22.10.1897
(Aab)
   

HEILBRON RAIL
01.07.1892 to 1893

Not recorded

HEILBRON ROAD
October 1892 to 31.03.1898
Renamed to Vredefortweg (Now called Henneman)

1 "R.O." 1C "Blank"   12.09.1893
(Putzel)
15.03.1899
(Aab)
 
2 "P.A." 1C "O.V.S."   03.12.1892
(Grosvenor)
26.09.1896
(Putzel)
 

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HELPMEKAAR
1894 to 1900
Near Bethlehem

Not recorded

HELVETIA
1879 to 1900
Near Dewetsdorp

1   LETTER "Q"        
2   1C "O.V.S."   26.04.1889 23.06.1889  
       
2   2C "O.V.STAAT"     25.06.1888    
3   1C "O.V.S."        

HIBERNIA
October 1899 to 1900
Near Senekal

Not recorded

HONINGSPRUIT
April 1894 to 1900
Near Kroonstad

1   1C "Blank"   02.03.1896
(Putzel)
24.10.1898
(Aab)
 

HOOPSTAD
1878 to 1900

1   NUMBER "27"   23.06.1888
(Batten)
   
       
2   1C "O.V.S." Name 9:30 to 2:30 o'clock
Asterisks on sides
03.05.1883
(Putzel)
01.03.1884  
3   1C "O.V.S."   Name 10 to 2 o'clock
Asterisks on sides
21.11.1885
(Putzel)
   
4   1C "O.V.S." No dots on sides 21.10.1891
(Aab)
10.11.1898
(Seeba)
 
       
5   1C "O.V.S."   Dots on sides 03.11.1893    

INZICHT
October 1899 to 1900
Near Smithfield

Not recorded

JACKHALSDANS
1884 to 1899
Near Bloemfontein

Not recorded

JACOBSDAL
1870 to 1900

1   BONC "9"   ??.10.1888
(Aab)
   
       
2   DARC "O.F.STAAT"   ??.05.1876
(Aab)
03.09.1877
(Putzel)
 
3   2C "O.V.STAAT"   02.04.1877
(Putzel)
01.07.1882
(Aab)
 
4   1C "O.V.S."   Asterisks on sides
10:30 to 1:30 o'clock
07.06.1884
(Putzel)
   
5   1C "O.V.S."   Asterisks on sides
09:30 to 2:30 o'clock
01.01.1883
(Putzel)
   
5   1C "O.V.S."   17.02.1894
(Putzel)
07.02.1900
(Aab)
 
       

JAGERSFONTEIN
1878 to 1900

1   LETTER "O"        
       
2   2C "O.V.S." 2 outer rings ??.03.1891
(Aab)
22.06.1891
(Batten)
 
3   1C "Dot"     07.12.1895
(Batten)
18.09.1897
(Aab)
 
       
4   1C "O.V.STAAT"   01.07.1882
(Aab)
19.??.1899
(Aab)
 
6 PWK 1C "O.V.S."          

JAGERSFONTEIN ROAD
1892 to 1900

1   1C "O.V.S." Normaly only one year slug 05.08.1892
(Putzel)
09.08.1899
(Aab)