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Lot 205: Historic Lottery Tickets, 1806 Pennepack School. Lottery Ticket, Superb Gem
29 October 2016
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
Superb 1806 "Pennepack School Lottery" Lottery Ticket
January 1, 1806, Philadelphia, State of PA, Pennepack School Lottery Ticket, Superb Gem Crisp Uncirculated.
A beautiful, extremely well centered and printed, 2.5" x 6.5," unused, original early lottery ticket having typeset text and ornate border designs. It is still attached to its original sheet selvage with huge wide margins all around, and printed on fresh laid paper of the period. Lotteries were popular means of raising funds to build canals, roads, bridges, schools, churches, etc. A truly beautiful lottery ticket, in virtually unimproveable top quality.