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Lot No. 1658

Auction No. 29
Category Pre-decimal
Est. $90
Status SOLD $120



1932 5/- Sydney Harbour Bridge commercially used with light indistinct cds with neighbouring blue crayon mark suggesting regd usage. Postally used examples are much scarcer than CTO with most such stamps having been used on interstate or overseas parcels hence tears, creases, thins, heavy cancellations, etc. It is thought that for every 100 CTO stamps, there may be two or three postally used examples. Shortish perfs to left otherwise sound & a lovely example of genuine commercially used. SG 143, Cat. $500 for commercially used. ACSC 148, Cat. $500


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