Stamps of South African Republic and British Transvaal
Transvaal has been a strongly disputed region of South Africa, conflict area between Dutch and UK emigrants. Republic founded in 1836 by Dutch emigrants. Ruled by Great Britain between 1877 and 1881 after the first anglo-boër war, and during the second war in 1900 (VRI Victoria Regina Imperatrix). Again independent until 1902. Merged in South Africa in 1910.
First Republic 1870-1877
First British occupation 1877-1881
Second Republic 1882-1897 - Z.Afr.Republiek
Typo J.F. Celliers, local print on the 1869 model.
CoA Designed by J. Vurtheim, typo by Enschedé. 13 values SG175-187. Beware of many reprints since 1911.
Een p issue 1885, used at JOHANNESBURG
2 pence sub-issue 1887, circle at JOHANNESBURG in 1890. SG178
2 1/2, DC at Lichtenburg, North West in 1895
Wagon with shaft.
Wagon with pole.
9 values, new colours. Value in green. Last issue before the Second British Occupation.
6 pence, violet DC at Pietersburg in 1898 SG222
Second British occupation 1900-1909
E.R.I. 1901-1902 overprint
Edward VII portrait
Typo by De la Rue, watermark CA crown. Grey (to black) centre.
Same shades but watermark multiple CA crown. 13 values.