Postal History of
ORANGE FREE STATE

Post Offices PAARDEKRAAL to REDDERSBURG

PAARDEKRAAL
July 1898? to 1900
Near Kroonstad

Not recorded

PALJASFONTEIN
1882 to 1885
Near Philippolis

Not recorded

PALMIETFONTEIN
1878 to 1884?
Near Bethlehem

1   1C "O.V.S."
www.michael-hamilton.com
Asterisks on sides 12.04.1884
(Putzel)
14.06.1884
(Aab)
 

PANFONTEIN
1898 to 1899
Near Bloeomfontein

Not recorded

PARADYS
1888 to 1892
Near Kroonstad

1   1C "Blank"     04.03.1889
(Putzel)
   

PARIJS
1878 to 1900
Near Kroonstad

1   1C "O.V.S."
John Lund
Asterisks on sides 24.06.1885
(Putzel)
   
2   1C "O.V.S."   15.06.1896
(Putzel)
01.08.1899
(Putzel)
 
       

PETRUSBURG
1882 to 1900

1   DR "O.V.S." 2 outer rings 10.11.1891
(Putzel)
   
2   1C "O.V.S."   21mm 22.07.1892
(Putzel)
   
3   1C "O.V.S." 24mm
No year slugs seen
     
4   1C "O.V.S." 23mm
Index above date
Smaller OVS
22.07.1893
(Aab)
22.11.1899
(Aab)
 

PHILIPPOLIS
1867 to 1900

1   NUMBER "10"        
       
2   DARC "O.F.STATE"   06.06.1873
(Aab)
10.04.1884
(Putzel)
 
3   OCTAGON "O.V.S."     13.11.1892
(Putzel)
   
4   2C "O.F.STAAT"     22.12.1892
(Putzel)
   
5   1C "Blank"     04.01.1892
(Putzel)
   
6   1C "Dot"   21.10.1896
(Aab)
18.09.1900
(Aab)
 
       

PLESIS R.O.
July 1892 to 1894
Near Kroonstad
Renamed Honingspruit

Not recorded

POPLAR GROVE
January 1892 to 1900
Near Boshof

Not recorded

PRIORS (STATION R.O.)
01.12.1891 to 1900
Near Bethulie

1   1C "Dot"   12.07.1895
(Hamilton)
??.05.1898
(Putzel)
 

QUAGGASHOEK
January 1892 to 1900
Near Boshof

1 "PK" 1C "O.V.S."   19.11.1897
(Aab)
   

QUAGGASPOORT
1896 to 31.01.1899
Near Vrede
Transfered to Beginsel

Not recorded

RAMSBOTTOMPOST
1892 to 1899
Near Bethlehem

1   1C "O.V.S."   28.06.1893
(Putzel)
29.11.1893
(Aab)
 

REDDERSBURG
1860? to 1900

1   NUMBER "19"   25.02.1892
(Aab)
   
       
2   1C "O.V.S."   Asterisks on sides 24.12.1885
(Putzel)
   
3   DARC "O.V.STATE"          
4   1C "Blank"   28.01.1892(Hamilton) 05.02.1896(Putzel)  
5       FREE STATE ARMS