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Lot 202: (New Jersey) 1759. Second Biles Island Lottery Ticket. Choice Extremely Fine
29 October 2016
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
Superb Indent 1759 "Second Biles Island Lottery" Ticket
(New Jersey) 1759. "Second Biles Island Lottery" Ticket. Plate Position E. Unissued. With Its Full Left Side Indent. Choice Extremely Fine.
The purpose of this early New Jersey Lottery... "For raising 720 Dollars, for the Use of the Church of Shrewsbury only." With its matching selvage and Indent Uncut at left, a couple of deft sealed internal tears on the right side, blank reverse, boldly printed in deep sharp black text and designs having superb, excellent eye appeal. Very rare and missing in most New Jersey and Colonial Lottery Ticket collections.