Postal History of
ORANGE FREE STATE
Post Offices VREDEFORT to ZWARTKOP

VREDEFORT
1878 to 1900

1   1C "Dot"   20.12.1892
(Aab)
23.05.1896
(Putzel)
 
       
1   1C "O.V.S."   02.07.1898
(Aab)
15.05.1899
(Aab)
 

VREDEFORTWEG
31.01.1889 to 1900

1   1C "O.V.S.S."   01.05.1899
(Aab)
22.02.1900
(Aab)
 

WAAIHOEK
12.05.1898 to 1898
Near Vrede

Not recorded

WATERVAL WEST
1898 to 1899?
Near Jacobsdal

Not recorded

WELGELEGEN (RAIL)
January 1892 to 1899?
Near Winburg

1   1C "O.V.S." New discovery 03.01.1899
(Aab)
   

WELKOM - Dist. Winburg -
1883 to 1899?
Near Winburg

Not recorded

WELKOM - Dist. Bethulie -
1892 to 1899?
Near Bethulie

1 "P.A.K." 1C "O.V.S." New find
This could be the other Welkom!!!
03.07.1899
(Aab)
   

WEPENER (WIPENER)
1871 to 1900

1   BONC "16"
  30.04.1885
(Aab
29.03.1886
(Putzel)
 
  16.05.1891
(Putzel)
   
2   DARC "O.V.STAAT"   16.10.1884
(Aab)
06.05.1899
(Aab)
 
       
3   2C "O.V.STAAT"     30.04.1885
(Aab
   
       
4   2C "O.V.S." Asterisk      
5   1C "O.V.S."   29.07.1898
(Aab
   

WILLOUGHBY
20.10.1884 to Union
Near Smithfield

1   1C "OVS"   20.10.1884
(Aab)
   
2 "P.A.K." 2C "OVS"   Double outer circle 14.06.1894
(Putzel)
   
3 "P.A.K." 1C "OVS"   11.06.1893
(Putzel)
 

 

   
4   2C "O??"
Putzel
   

 

   

WINBURG
16.09.1850 to 1900

1   NUMBER "2"
  27.08.1877
(Aab)
   
       
2   DARC "O.F.STAAT"   27.08.1877
(Aab)
31.01.1892
(Aab)
 
3   1C "O.V.S." Small OVS 07.05.1889
(Aab)
   
4   1C "O.V.S." 23mm
Small V
Rounded O
18.06.1894
(Aab)
23.01.1895
(Putzel)
 
5   1C "O.V.S." 26mm
Tall V
Oval O
07.10.1896
(Aab)
27.03.1899
(Aab)
 
       

WINBURG AANSLUITING
01.08.1898 to 01.03.1899
Renamed from  Winburg Road
Renamed to Smaldeel

1 P.K. AGENTSKAP 1C "?"   02.05.1892
(Aab)
   
1   1C "Dot"   26.12.1898
(Aab)
20.01.1899
(Putzel)
 

WINBURG ROAD RAIL
1892 to 01.08.1898
Renamed Winburg Aansluiting

1   1C "Dot"   27.12.1894
(Aab)
26.09.1898
(Aab)
 
       

WINKELS
1883 to 1890
Near Kroonstad

Not recorded

WITZIESHOEK
1870 to 1900
Near Harrismith

1   1C "O.V.S."   Asterisks on sides 01.08.1886
(Putzel)
   
1   1C "O.V.S."   10.06.1896
(Putzel)
20.11.1896
(Putzel)
 

WOLVEHOEK
August 1893 to 1900

1   1C "O.V.S."     26.03.1896
(Putzel)
   
1   1C "O.V.S.S."   21.01.1899
(Aab)
28.04.1899
(Putzel)
 
       

WOLVESPRUIT
1889 to 1900?
Near Boshof

1 "P.A.K." 1C "O.V.S."   22.10.1897
(Putzel)
   

WONDERFONTEIN
13.04.1894 to 1900?
Near Hoopstad

1   1C "O.V.S."   13.04.1894
(Putzel)
03.06.1899
(Aab)
 

WOODSIDE
1883 to 1900?
Near Frankfurt

1   1C "O.V.S."
Hamilton
Asterisks on sides 01.08.1884
(Hamilton)
31.12.1884
(Putzel)
 

ZAAIPLAATS
1897 to 21.04.1900
Near Kroonstad

1 "P.A.K." 1C "O.V.S."   18.11.1898
(Putzel)
21.04.1900
(Aab)
 
       

ZAND RIVIER
1892? to 1900

1   BONC "13"   09.04.1899
(Aab)
   
       
2   2C "O.V.STAAT"   02.04.1896
(Putzel)
09.04.1899
(Aab)
 
       

ZASTRON
1883? to 1900

1   BONC "K"   09.04.1899
(Aab)
   
       
2   OCTAGON "O.V.S."     30.04.1896
(Putzel)
   
3   1C "O.V.S."   Asterisks on sides      
4   1C "O.V.S."   20.03.1893
(Rhodesia.co.za)
11.04.1899
(Aab)
 
       

ZEVENFONTEIN
1894 to 1900
Near Boshof

3   1C "O.V.S." New discovery 13.05.189?
(Aab)
   

ZOETVLEI
1898 to 1899?
Near Hoopstad

Not recorded

ZOUTPAN
October 1892 to 1896
Near Hoopstad

Not recorded

ZURINGSKRANTZ
1892 to 1900
Near Bethlehem

1   1C "O.V.S.S."     ??.06.1897
(Aab)
 

ZWARTKOP
1897 to 1899?
Near Hoopstad

Not recorded