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Name: Orange River Colony (ZA-OR)
What: country

The Orange River Colony was originally the independent Orange Free State, a Boer republic in southern Africa, which was taken over by the British in 1900. It became part of the Union of South Africa in 1910.

Areas: Africa, Commonwealth

Stamps issued from 1883 to 1908

Numbers issued (approximate):
to 1940: 81



Watermarks used: Colnect-2453-388-King-Edward-VII-back.jpganchor, Watermark_Crown_CA.jpgcrown & CA, Stamp_Jamaica_1912_3p_back.jpg-crop-509x532at113-43.jpgmult crown & CA; some types unwatermarked

Currencies used: 240d=240p=20sh=20s=1lb (South African pound)

Overprints: Orange River Colony (53)


Links:

Wikipedia
WP philately
Colnect Orange Free State
Colnect Orange River Colony
Commons Stamps..nge Free State

Catalogs:
Michel
Stanley Gibbons
Yvert et Tellier
Stamp Number

Cross-references
Image cross-references
Data missing
Stamp problems

Related albums
WSA South Africa Orange River Colony


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Chart of stamps (blue) with illustrations (green):
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