Postal History of
the SOUTH AFRICAN  REPUBLIC

Post Offices PIENAARSRIVIER to POTCHEFSTROOM

PIENAARSRIVIER

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

    2C "ZAR"       20.01.1900  

PIETERSBURG

Opened: 1887-1901 HQ: Pietersburg PO Type: PO

    1C "ZAR"        
    2C "ZAR"   Name longer 24.01.1896    
    2C "ZAR"   Name shorter 27.05.1898 02.04.1901  
       
    SQC "ZAR"
  13.03.1901 02.04.1901  
  "PWK" 2C "PIETERSBURG ZAR"   30.03.1892 08.04.1892  
       

PIET POTGGIETERSRUST

Opened: 1888 to 1901 HQ: Pietersburg PO Type: PA

    2C "ZAR"   06.09.1895 10.06.1899  

PIET RETIEF

Opened: 1886 to 1901 HQ: Piet Retief PO Type: PO

    1C "ZAR"     25.03.1886    
    TRIANGLE "64"        
    2C "ZAR"   01.06.1897 28.04.1900  
       

PILGRIM'S REST

Opened: 1890-1901 HQ: Lydenburg PO Type: PA

    NUMBER "14"        
    TRIANGLE "60"        
    1C "TRANSVAAL"   12.05.1888    
    SQ OCTAGON "ZAR"     16.12.1893    
    2C "ZAR"   16.05.1895 04.01.1898  

PLATRAND

Opened: 1896 to 1900 HQ: Standerton PO Type: PA

    2C "ZAR"       14.10.1899  

POTCHEFSTROOM

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

    NUMBER "2"   Potchefstroom did not appreciate beeing overlooked as capital and did not like using the number 2      
    1C "ZAR"   GPK above date
Dots before and after ZAR
06.06.1864 16.12.1867  
       
    1C "ZAR"   GPK above date
Asterisks before and after ZAR
17.02.1869    
    1C "ZUID AFRICA" ZAR above date 22.12.1869 10.08.1870  
    1C "Dot"   06.04.1887 10.01.1889  
    OVAL "Ornament"        
    SQC "Blank" Last seen: 08.12.1900 20.03.1891 Occupation  
    TRIANGLE "2" Potchefstroom did not appreciate being overlooked as capital and did not like using the number 2      
       
    SQC "Blank"     20.03.1891    
  "ZAR" TRUNCTATED "Blank"   ??.10.1888 09.10.1892  
       
    2C "ZAR"   Name shorter 28.03.1896    
    2C "ZAR" Name longer 16.10.1897 29.07.1899  
  "PWK" 2C "POTCHEFSTROOM ZAR"   17.10.1893    
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