J.J. Allen's Sons

William N. and N. Penrose Allen were in the fertilizer business in Philadelphia, and for one year's time between 1882 and 1883 they dealt in and/or manufactured matches. The stamps for J.J. Allen's Sons Matches were issued between April 29, 1882 and March 7, 1883. 2,730,000 were issued on watermarked paper.