Postal History of
the SOUTH AFRICAN  REPUBLIC

Post Offices ERMELO to GEMSBOKFONTEIN

ERMELO

Opened: 1885-03.05.1901 HQ: Ermelo PO Type: PO Period: ZAR

    ZAR 1C "Z.A.R."     09.08.1884
(Putzel)
16.08.1884
(Filat)
 

Filat
       
    ZAR SQC "Blank" Also known with blue ink 17.05.1893
(Putzel)
   
    ZAR 1C "Z.A.R."
 
       
    ZAR 2C "Z.A.R."
  23.11.1894
(Aab)
03.05.1901
(Aab)
 
       

EUREKA

Opened: 1887-1901 HQ: Barberton PO Type: PA

    ZAR Triangle "36" BLUE ??.??.1892 27.04.1893  
  KAAP GOUDV ZAR 1C Z.A.R. BLUE 15.11.1887
(Aab)
03.07.1894  
     
    ZAR SQC "Blank"   02.10.1893
(Aab)
??.01.1898
(Aab)
 
    ZAR 2C Z.A.R.   27.08.1895 27.11.1899
(Aab)
 
       

FAIRVIEW - Lydenburg -

Opened: 1887-1900 HQ: Lydenburg PO Type: PA Period: ZAR

    ZAR 2C Z.A.R.     12.04.1895    

FLORIDA

Opened: 1890-1900 HQ: Johannesburg PO Type: PA Period: ZAR

    ZAR SQC "Blank"   Only recorded in Transvaal period      
    ZAR 1C Z.A.R.   20.10.1895 06.03.1900  
    ZAR 1C Z.A.R. Blue 16.04.1895 29.11.1899  

 
   

FORDSBURG

Opened: 1890-1900 HQ: Johannesburg PO Type: PA, PO 1895 Period: ZAR

    ZAR 1C Z.A.R.   ??.05.1893 11.??.1894  
       
    ZAR 2C Z.A.R.   19.01.1895 22.09.1899  
       
    ZAR 2C-D Z.A.R.   04.01.1900 04.01.1900  
       

FORLORN HOPE

Opened: 1892-1900 HQ: Vryheid PO Type: PA Period: ZAR

    ZAR 2C Z.A.R.
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Only copy known
 
20.01.1897 20.01.1897  

FORT HENDRINA

Opened: 1899?-1900 HQ:Pietersburg ? PO Type: PA Period: ZAR
Not reported by Mathews
Possibly the later Hendrina

      2C Z.A.R.

New discovery
 
18.04.1899
(Aab)
28.01.1900
(Aab)
 

FORT SCHUTTE

Opened: 1898-1899 HQ: Louis Trichardt PO Type: PA Period: ZAR

No postal markings seen

FREDERIKSTAD

Opened: 1897-1900 HQ: Potchefstroom PO Type: PA Period: ZAR

    ZAR 2C Z.A.R. New discovery      

GEIJSDORP (GEYSDORP)

Opened: 1899-1900 HQ: Lichtenburg PO Type: PA Period: ZAR

No postal markings seen

GELDENHUIS

Opened: 1895-1900 HQ: Johannesburg PO Type: PA Period: ZAR

    ZAR 2C Z.A.R.   19.08.1896 19.05.1899  

GELUK - Transvaal -

Opened: 1893-1895 HQ: Lydenburg PO Type: PA Period: ZAR

    ZAR 2C Z.A.R. Only 2 copies known ??.05.1894 03.04.1895  

GEMSBOKFONTEIN - Potchefstroom -

Opened: 1887-1892 HQ: Potchefstroom PO Type: PA Period: ZAR

    ZAR Octagonal Z.A.R.     03.09.1892