Postal History of
the SOUTH AFRICAN  REPUBLIC

Post Offices KRABBEFONTEIN to LUNEBURG

KRABBEFONTEIN

Opened: 1898-1901? HQ: Pietersburg PO Type: PA

    2C Z.A.R New discovery 04.05.1899 27.02.1900  

KROKODILPOORT

Opened: 1892-1900 HQ: Lydenburg PO Type: PA

    2C Z.A.R Blue 23.12.1895 ??.01.1895 31.08.1900  

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KROMDRAAI

Opened: 1895 to 1898 HQ: Middelburg PO Type: PA

No postal markings seen

KROMKLOOF

Opened: 1889 to 1900 HQ: Nylstroom PO Type: PA

No postal markings seen

KROONDAL

Opened: 1899 to 1900 HQ: Rustenburg PO Type: PA

No postal markings seen

KRUGERSDORP

Opened: 1888 to 1900 HQ: West Rand PO Type: PA, PO 1892

1   TRIANGLE "11"        
2   SQC "Z.A.R."   21.01.1899 25.03.1899  
3   TRUNCTATED "?" 17.02.1892 02.08.1893    
4   2C Z.A.R          
5   2C Z.A.R

Lettering wider than No. 4: starts and ends in middle of date.

17.12.1898 09.01.1900  
       
6 "PWK" 2C "KRUGERSDORP ZAR"     18.04.1895 25.12.1895  

KRUGERSPOST

Opened: 1875-1900 HQ: Lydenburg PO Type: PA

No postal markings seen

LANGLAAGTE

Opened: 1888-1900 HQ: Johannesburg PO Type: PA

    2C Z.A.R   16.09.1899 17.01.1900  

LANGVERWACHT

Opened: 1893-1896 HQ: Wakkerstroom PO Type: PA

No postal markings seen

LEEUWDOORNS

Opened: 1895-1900 HQ: Potvhefstroom PO Type: PA

No postal markings seen

LEEUWNEK

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

    2C Z.A.R     29.07.1897    

LEEUWSPRUIT

Opened: 1894-1900 HQ: Heidelburg PO Type: PA

    2C Z.A.R     24.01.1898
(Putzel)
09.07.1898
(Aab)
 

LERYSKRAAL

Opened: 1900 HQ: ? PO Type: PA

    2C Z.A.R New find 09.03.1900
(Aab)
   
New find
PA not mentioned by any authority. Must have opened shortly before the Boer War and not listed in the PO guides.
     

LEYDSDORP

Opened: 1889-1891 and 1892-1901 HQ: Pietersburg PO Type: PA

    1C Z.A.R     1897 ??.1890  
    SQC Z.A.R   04.05.1891 21.01.1893  
    2C Z.A.R   18.12.1894 19.12.1900  
       

LICHTENBURG

Opened: 1873-18?? and 1888-1900 HQ: Lichtenburg PO Type: PO

    NUMBER "7"        
    TRIANGLE "12"        
    1C "Z.A.R."     29.03.1889 27.11.1893  
    2C "Z.A.R." Date error
Type only issued in 1894
12.05.1895 04.05.1896  
  ZAR SQC "Blank"
Hamilton
Only seen after occupation
First seen: 27.07.1900
Last seen: 09.01.1901
     
       

LIJDENBURG

Opened: 1882-1882? HQ: Lydenburg PO Type: PO Renamed from Lydenburg about 1882 the reverted back to lydenburg

    1C "Dot" used after occupation 1882    

LINDEQUESDRIFT

Opened: 1896-1900 HQ: Heidelburg PO Type: PA

    2C Z.A.R   27.07.1898
(Putzel)
04.01.1899
(Putzel)
 

LINOKANA

Opened: 1876-18?? and 1890-1900 HQ:Zeerustg PO Type: PA

    NUMBER "31"          
    2C Z.A.R   25.04.1894 ??.??.1895  
       

LLANWARNE

Opened: 1881-1894 HQ: Wakkerstroom PO Type: PO Renamed to: Volksrust

    1C Z.A.R   18.05.1887 13.01.1894  
       

LOMBARDSPOST

Opened: 1898-1900 HQ: Potchefstroom PO Type: PA

No postal markings seen

LOSBERG

Opened: 1887-1900 HQ: Potchefstroomt PO Type: PA

    2C Z.A.R          

LOUIS TRICHARDT

Opened: 1898-1901 HQ: Pietersburg PO Type: PA

    SQC "Blank"     24.08.1900    

LUNEBURG

Opened: 1874-1900 HQ: Utrecht PO Type: PA

    TRIANGLE "54."   14.09.1889 24.??.1897  
    SQC "Z.A.R."   14.09.1889 24.??.1897