Postal History of
the SOUTH AFRICAN  REPUBLIC

Post Offices NELSPRUIT to PELLA

NELSPRUIT

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

    2C "ZAR"   03.09.1900 13.09.1900  
       

NGOMO

Opened: 1892-1899 HQ: Vryheid PO Type: PA
Now part of Natal

    2C Z.A.R Also used after occupation 06.09.1895 23.12.1898  

NIEKERKSRUST

Opened: 1887 to 1892 HQ: Bloemhof PO Type: PA

No postal markings seen

NIEKERKSVLEI

Opened: 1897 to 1899 HQ: Standerton PO Type: PA

No postal markings seen

NIGEL

Opened: 1890-1900 HQ: East Rand PO Type: PA

    2C "ZAR"   12.03.1895 05.05.1899  
       

NIJLSTROOM (NYLSTROOM)

Opened: 1866 to 1880 and 1887? to 1901 HQ: Nylstroom PO Type: PO
During 1st. British occupation it was called Nylstroom.

    NUMBER "15"   25.06.1880 1892  
    1C "ZAR"          
    TRIANGLE "17"   17.08.1892 1901  
       
    1C "ZAR"   07.10.1887 17.08.1892  
    2C "ZAR"   09.02.1895 04.05.1898  
       
    SQC "Blank"     28.08.1900  
  "PWK" NUMBER "NIJLSTROOM ZAR"          

NONDWENI

Opened: 1891 to 1900 HQ: Vryheid PO Type: PA
Now part of Natal

No postal markings seen

NOOITGEDACHT - ERMELO -

Opened: 1893 to 1900 HQ: Ermelo PO Type: PA

No postal markings seen

NOOITGEDACHT - HEIDELBERG -

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

    2C "ZAR"
John
  01.05.1895 02.05.1899  

NYLSTROOM

Opened: 1880-1887? HQ: Nylstroom PO Type: PO
During 1st. British occupation it was called Nylstroom. During ZAR period see Nijlstroom

    1C "TRANSVAAL"     25.06.1880 ??.??.1887  
    1C "ZUID AFRIKA"   15.01.1875 09.07.1878  
       
    TRIANGLE "57"          
    SQC "?"     1896    

OLIFANTSHOEK

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

No postal markings seen

OLIFANTSVALLEI

Opened: 1880 to 1891 and 1896 HQ: Heidelberg PO Type: PA

No postal markings seen

OPHIRTON

Opened: 1891 and 1895 to 1900 HQ: Johannesburg PO Type: PO

    2C "Z.A.R"   29.08.1898 13.09.1899  
       

ORANJEFONTEIN

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

No postal markings seen

OSHOEK

Opened: 1899-1901? HQ: Ermelo PO Type: PA Renamed from Steynsdorop

No postal markings seen

OTTOSHOOP

Opened: 1887-1900 HQ: Zeerust PO Type: PO, PA 1899

    OVAL "3 Dots"
  23.01.1888 ??.03.1889  
    SQC "?"   08.10.1891    
    OCTAGON "ZAR"     31.??.1890 23.08.1895  
       
    TRIANGLE "16"   16.11.1894 06.01.1896
(Rhodesia)
 

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    2C "Z.A.R"   01.11.1895 01.11.1899  

PAARDEKOP

Opened: 1879-1900 HQ: Standerton PO Type: PA

    1C "Z.A.R"   12.01.1895
(Aab)
16.05.1900  

PALMIETFONTEIN

Opened: 1887-1899 HQ: Potchefstroom PO Type: PA

    TRIANGLE "62"   Also reported for Smitsdorp      

PAN

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

No postal markings seen

PAUL PIETERSDORP

Opened: 1890-1900 HQ: Vryheid PO Type: PA
Renamed Paul Pietersburg 1n1898 but seems to have jused the same canceller.
Ceded to Natal

    2C "Z.A.R"     18.07.1897    

PELLA

Opened: 1880-1900 HQ: Zeerust PO Type: PA

    2C "Z.A.R" New discovery 19.09.1896