Postal History of
ORANGE RIVER COLONY

Post Offices DEALESVILLE to DOORNKLOOF

DEALESVILLE
15.02.1903 to Union
Area: Boshof

1 "POA" GUPTA "DIST. BOSHOF O.R.C."     24.12.1904
(Putzel)
   
2   1C "O.R.C"   Date 2 lines 10.12.1905
(Putzel)
   
3   2C "O.R.C"     10.08.1907
(Putzel)
   
4   1C "O.R.C" Date 1 line 10.06.1907
(Aab)
23.12.1909
(Putzel)
 

DE BRUG (RAIL)
01.05.1908 to Union
Area: Bloemfontein

1 "S.O." 2C "O.R.C" Last seen: 28.01.1911 02.06.1909
(Putzel)
30.05.1910  

DE KUILE
01.05.1905 to 31.12.1905
Area: Harrismith

1   BONC "59"   Allocated 01.05.1905 to 31.12.1905      

DELAWARE
OVS to closed by September 1908
Area: Vrede

Not recorded

DE MOLEN
15.08.1906 to Union
Area: Bethlehem

(1)   BONC "64"   Allocated July 1907 to unknownuly 1910      

DE PUT
OVS to 01.07.1904
October 1905 to January 1908

Area: Fauresmith

Not recorded

DE WERF
OVS to 31.05.1908
Area: Jacobsdal

1   BONC "105" Allocated 15 February to 31.05.1908      

DEWETSDORP
OVS to Union

1   BONC-LETTER "Y"   Old OVS postmark used      
       
2   1C "O.R.C"   Old OVS postmark
Asterisks on sides
ORC replacing OVS
     
3   1C "O.R.C"     02.11.1900
(Putzel)
10.06.1904
(Putzel)
 
4   DR "O.R.C"     01.05.1903
(Putzel)
   
5   2C "O.R.C" There could be 2 types
Blue 20.11.1908
24.08.1905
(Aab)
20.11.1908
(Aab)
 

DIEPFONTEIN
01.07.1903 to 15.07.1904
Area: Kroonstad

Not recorded

DON DON
21.07.1903 to Union
Area: Ladybrand

1 "DON DON O.R.C" GUPTA "P.O.A"   26.10.1903
(Aab)
20.10.1904
(Rhodesia)
 
       
2 "DON DON O.R.C" GUPTA "S.P.O"   28.04.1905
(Putzel)
04.01.1907
(Aab)
 
       
3 "S.O." 2C "O.R.C"   02.08.1907
(Aab)
   

DONKERPOORT (RAIL)
OVS to Union
Area: Philippolis

1   1C "O.R.C"   17.09.1901
(Putzel)
   
2   1C "R.O."
 
  01.06.1907
(Putzel)
   
(3)   2C "R.O."
First seen: 24.06.1911
Last seen: 21.08.1912
     

DOORNKLOOF
15.09.1904 to 21.06.1906
Area: Hoopstad

1   BONC "18" Allocated September 1904 to 21.06.1906