Auction Closing: July 24, 2021 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time
Lot Number: 184
Estimate Range: $450 - $650
“1776” Fully Issued Continental Congress Lottery Ticket

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November 18, 1776-Dated, United States Lottery Ticket, Class The Fourth, Issued by the Continental Congress, Philadelphia, Choice Extremely Fine.

A boldly printed Continental Congress Lottery Ticket issued at Philadelphia in November of 1776. This historic Lottery was held in order to raise funds for Congress and military expenditures due to the American Revolutionary War. Some Ink erosion within the serial number “79” at upper right, full and complete with a large left indent margin present. Boldly signed in deep brown by “J Bullock” for the Continental Congress with some minor ink errosion. Overall, full and complete with a large left indent margin present on clean laid period paper. A classic, historic Lottery for funding the Revolutionary War and George Washington’s Continental Army.