Ration book

Ration book, 1948, red cover with black print, Jane Harvey, Queen's Hotel, Abbey St. Ennis, 1948


Ration book, 1948, red cover with black print, held together by two metal staples, book issued by Depart of Industry and Commerce, Dublin, and name of owner is Miss Jane Harvey, Queens Hotel, Abbey St., Ennis, Clare. The text on the cover consists of the following: Sreath-Uimhir: Serial Number: No. M No. 84586. Leabhar Ciondala Generalta General Ration Book Tabhair Amach 1948 issue Ainm Name: Miss Jane Harvey (the name and address are handwritten); Seoladh Address: Queens Hotel, Abbey St Ennis Clare Ma gheibhtear e seo ag dul amu, cuir e go dti: – If found return to: Runaidhe, Roinn Tionscail agus Trachtla, Baile Atha Cliath. Secretary, Department of Industry and Commerce, Dublin. There is an official stamp at the top right hand corner showing image of harp and the words Diolta go hOifigiuil Official Paid. Another harp image is located just above the book title. The first eight pages consist of information about ration books in both Irish and English. The next fourteen pages consist of unused ration tokens, 1 page each for Sugar, Butter, Tea, Margarine, Clothing, Soap, Flour/Confectionary, and five pages of lettered tokens, letters E, F, G, H, and Q. Amongst the pages of tokens and letters there are traces of torn out pages – with the remaining pages numbering 2, 4, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 21 and 30. Inside of front cover is a table for writing in “Shopkeeper’s Receipts for Pages Detached). This book contains handwritten details as follows: 2/2/49 (date); 1, 3, 5 (no. of page detached); Lipton Ltd, Ennis (Shopkeeper’s Signature and Address). N + O (no. of page detached); Monahan’s

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2007.0034 (5475)