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Price Realized: $8,450 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2502 Lot 173
LOTTERY TICKET WASHINGTON, GEORGE. Partly-printed Document Signed, "G:Washington," a lottery ticket, number 262, for the Mountain Road Lottery. 1 1/4x4 3/4 inches; complete separations at folds repaired with tissue verso, faint marginal discoloration from prior matting affecting "g" of signature, remnants of prior mounting at sides verso. [Virginia], 1768
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500
Washington operated a lottery to help fund the building of the Mountain Road in Virginia. The lottery likely did not take place, and while the road was eventually built, it was funded by the Virginia legislature, not the lottery.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $8,450