Postal History of SOUTH WEST AFRICA

Post Offices ABENAB to AUSSPANNPLATZ

ABENAB
Near Grootfontein
Open: 1950 to 1960

1 S.W.A. 2C "Blank"   Month in letters      
2   Skeleton     used 1951      
3   Skeleton     used 1959      
4 S.W.A. 2C "Blank" Month in Roman numerals 22.12.1956    

AIS-AIS
Hot springs ath Fish River Canyon
Open: 1971 to Independence

1   2C S.W.A.   wide circles      
2   2C S.W.A. narrow circles 09.11.1977    
3   2C "Blank"          

ALBRECHTS
Between Karibib and Okhandja
Open: 1916 to 1920

1   Rubber     11.09.1916 05.05.1917  
WORN STATE
Postmaster in Karibib states, that rubber canceller was incorrectly treated and has perished.
Dated 5 May 1917
     
2   Conv   Made from German canceller BOGENFELS 29.06.1917 28.09.1919  

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AMADAB
In the Mariental area
Open: 1952 to 1965

1   2C S.W.A.   01.12.1952    

ARANDIS (RAIL)
In the Mariental area
Open: 1915 to 1918 and 1977 to Independence

1   Rubber RAIL.   17.11.1916 07.01.1918  
       
2 9148 2C S.W.A. Narrow circles 17.01.1991 22.11.1988  
3 9148 2C S.W.A.   Wide circles 10.06.1977 04.01.1990  
       

ARANOS
In the Stamprietfontein area
Open: 1950 to Independence

1   2C S.W.A.   08.05.1955 06.08.1960  
2   2C "Cross"          
3   2C "Bar"          
4 9095 2C "Blank" Large size 07.01.1976    
5 9095 2C "Blank" Small size      
       
6   2C "1"          
7   2C "1"          
8   2C BETAAL/PAID   Large size      
9   2C BETAAL/PAID   Small size      

ARIAMSVLEI
On the road from Karasburg to South Africa
Open: 1925 to Independence

1   1C "Blank" SWA in centre 03.06.1925 02.07.1937  
       
2   Skeleton       1959    
3   2C S.W.A.    29.06.1943 16.03.1979  
       

ARIS
On main road just south of Windhoek
Open: 1920 to 1963

1   Rubber            
2   2C "Bar + Cross"   27.08.1922
(Aab)
08.10.1936
(Putzel)
 
       
3   2C S.W.A.          

AROAB
East of Keetmanshoop
Open: 1915 to Independence

1   CONV   Made from German canceller ARAHOAB
Year slugs missing 1917
21.06.1916 12.11.1917  
       
2   Rubber       12.03.1917
(Bennet)
   

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3   1C   S.W.A.          
4   Negative
Sealer
             

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5   2C SOUTH WEST AFRICA   10.06.1922 27.04.1935  
       
5   2C "Blank"   1949      
6   2C S.W.A.          
7   2C "Blank"   "A" and "B" close      
8   2C "Blank"   gap between "A" and "B"      
9 9023 2C "Blank"   26.09.1978    
10   COM     Postal Centenary      

ASAB  (RAIL)
Between Keetmanshoop and Mariental
Open: 1928 to 1966

1   Rubber            
2   2C S.W.AFRICA Date in letters 26.06.1937 ??.??.1948  
       
3   2C S.W.AFRICA    Date in Roman numerals      
4   Skeleton            

ASIS
In the Otavi District
Open: 1926 to 1927

1   2C S.W.A.          

AUBES
In the Mariental District
Open: 1928 to 1932

1   2C "Year slug"          

AUS
Village with the first water comeing from Luderitz
Open: 1916 to Independence

1   2C-D S.W.AFRICA   30.09.1915 03.02.194?  
       
2   Skeleton     1948      
3   Skeleton     1969      
4   2C S.W.A. Large Size 13.02.1959 31.03.1967  
5   2C S.W.A. Small size 07.10.1977 12.04.1983  

AUS RAIL
Open: 1916 to 1922

1   Box     16.07.1918 17.09.1918  

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2   Rubber     09.12.1916    

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3   CONV     Made from German canceller AUS      

AUSSPANNPLATZ
Post office in Windhoek
Open: 1957 to Independence

1   2C 1 S.W.A. 1          
2   2C 2 S.W.A. 2   ??.??.1978 21.02.1984  
       
3   2C 3 S.W.A. 3          
4   2C 4 S.W.A. 4          
5   2C-D GBA/RLS   07.10.1977 27.02.1986  
6   2C SA/CB   17.12.1970    
       
7   2C TELEKS /
TELEX
         
8   Relief