Postal History of SOUTH WEST AFRICA

Post Offices GOCHAS to GROOTFONTEIN RAIL

GOCHAS (GOCHAB)
1916 to 1918
22.10.1945 to
Independence

1   Rubber "Star"   Gochab 14.08.1916
(Putzel)
   
2   2C "S.W.A."     16.03.1963
(Putzel)
??.??.1978
(Putzel)
 
3   2C "S.W.A." Narrow circles 28.11.1970
(Putzel)
03.02.1979
(Putzel)
 
4   2C "S.W.A." Large postmark 21.11.1975
(Putzel)
27.06.1978
(Aab)
 
5   Sealer            

GRENSLYN
28.02.1956 to 15.03.1982
Farm agency near Gochas

1   2C "S.W.A"   01.06.1960
(Putzel)
20.12.1975
(Putzel)
 

GROOT DABERAS
14.07.1928 to 01.04.1946
Postal agency near Keetmanshoop

1   2C "S.W.AFRICA"     03.09.1931
(Goetze)
12.01.1944
(Raehs)
 

GROOT OMS
03.08.1948 to 01.05.1955
92 km  north of Gobabis

1   2C "S.W.A"     27.12.1950
(Putzel)
   

GROOTFONTEIN (GROOTFONTIEN)
July 1915 to Independence

1   2C "S.W.A"   08.08.1916
(Aab)
??.??.1932
(Putzel)
 
       
2   1C German adapted   Converted from German
GROSS BARMEN
10.05.1922
(Putzel)
   
3   1C "S.W.A" Skeleton 28.10.1929
(Aab)
??.12.1929
(Putzel)
 
4 "AIRMAIL" 2C "LUGPOS"   No Date ??.08.1931
(Putzel)
??.01.1932
(Putzel)
 
5   2C "S.W.A"   SWA Wide appart ??.??.1937
(Putzel)
11.12.1951
(Putzel)
 
6   1C "SWA"   Skeleton
SWA no dots
??.??.1939?
(Putzel)
   
7   1C "SWA" Skeleton
SWA no dots
TEIN widely spaced
30.09.1949
(Aab)
   
       
8   1C "S.W.A"   Skeleton
SWA with dots
13.11.1951
(Putzel)
   
9   1C "SWA"   Skeleton
SWA no dots
GROOT spiced wider
21.06.1955
(Putzel)
   
10   2C "3"   Postmark error
Spelt Grootfontien
21.05.196?
(Putzel)
   
11   2C "S.W.A"     ??.??.1949
(Putzel)
   
12   1C "SWA"   Lines on sides 06.017.1961
(Putzel)
   
13   2C "SWA"   Index 2 on sides 28.11.1960
(Putzel)
   
14   2C "Bar"     09.03.1977
(Putzel)
   
15   2C "S.W.A"   Large postmark 27.09.1972
(Putzel)
02.03.1973
(Putzel)
 
16   2C "S.W.A"     ??.??.1975
(Putzel)
20.03.1990  
17 "S.W.A" 2C " BETAAL
 PAID"
    19.11.1975
(Putzel)
   
18   SEALER          
19 "9245 S.W.A" 2C " Blank"     ??.??.1976
(Putzel)
20.03.1990  
20 "9245" 2C "1"   05.04.1977
(Putzel)
05.07.1989
(Aab)
 
21 "9245" 2C "2"   05.04.1977
(Putzel)
13.05.1986
(Aab)
 
22   2C "3"     11.09.1972
(Putzel)
27.04.1978
(Putzel)
 
23   2C "Blank"   Dashes on sides 08.05.1990
(Putzel)
10.05.1990
(Putzel)
 

GROOTFONTEIN RAIL
28.05.1921 to April 1922

1   1C German adapted   Converted from German
GROSS BARMEN
Rail later removed for Grootfontein
28.05.1921
(Putzel)
09.04.1922
(Putzel)