Postal History of
ORANGE RIVER COLONY

Post Offices FERREIRA to GELDERLAND

FERREIRA
01.09.1902 to Union
Area: Lindley

1   2C "O.R.C"     31.08.1905
(Putzel)
   

FICKSBURG
01.03.1902 to Union

-   SQC "O.V.S"   Old OVS postmark
before opening of post office
17.07.1900
(Putzel)
02.02.1904
(Putzel)
 
       
1   1C "O.R.C"   14.10.1902
(Aab)
02.02.1904
(Putzel)
 
       
2 "P.O." 2C "O-R-C"   Hyphens between ORC 18.01.1905
(Putzel)
   
3 "P.O." 2C "O.R.C"     05.05.1908
(Putzel)
   
4   2C "O.R.C"   Smaller lettering
25mm
28.01.1905
(Aab)
20.10.1907
(Putzel)
 
       
5   2C "O.R.C"   Larger lettering
28mm
10.08.1907
(Putzel)
   

FICKSBURG RAIL
1908 to Union

Not recorded

FLYFONTEIN (FLIJFONTEIN)
OVS to 1907
Area: Bultfontein

Not recorded

FONTEINRIET (FONTEIN-REIT)
15.06.1903 to 31.03.1907
01.07.1907 to
Union
Area: Bethlehem

1   GUPTA "FONTEIN-REIT ORC"     11.03.1907
(Putzel)
   
2   BONC "77"   Allocated
 September 1908

Withdrawn
Unknown
     

FOURIESBURG
15.10.1902 to Union

1   1C "O.R.C"     07.07.1906
(Putzel)
   
2   2C "O.R.C"   Small dots on sides 28.10.1908
(Putzel)
   
3   2C "O.R.C"   Blocks dots on sides 26.03.1907
(Putzel)
   

FOURIESBURG RAIL
02.07.1907 to Union

1   2C "R.O."     ??.11.1907
(Putzel)
   
2 "S.O." 2C "O.R.C"   14.09.1907
(Putzel)
Union  
       

FRANKFORT
January 1902 to Union

1   1C "O.R.C"   22mm 11.11.1902
(Batten)
06.06.1903
(Aab)
 
       
2   1C "O.R.C"   25mm 30.06.1906
(Batten)
   
3   2C "O.R.C" Dashes 03.04.1905
(Putzel)
01.02.1906
(Aab)
 
4   2C "O-R-C" Small blocks on sides 03.05.1906
(Putzel)
31.01.1907
(Aab)
 

FRERE BRUG
OVS to January 1908
Area: Rouxville

Not recorded

GEDULDSFONTEIN
August 1903 to 15.03.1905
Renamed to Prinsloo's Request
Area: Bethlehem

1 "P.O.A." GUPTA "GEDULDSFONTEIN ORC"     16.04.1904
(Putzel)
   

GELDERLAND
OVS to 1908
Area: Heilbron

Not recorded