Ration book

Ration book, 1948, red cover with black print, Kathleen McKeighney, Queen's Hotel, Ennis.


Ration book, 1948, red cover with black print, held together by two metal staples, book issued by Depart of Industry and Commerce, Dublin.. The text on the cover consists of the following: Sreath-Uimhir: Serial Number: AE No. 14961. Leabhar Ciondala Generalta General Ration Book Tabhair Amach 1948 issue Ainm Name: Kathleen McKeighney. Seoladh Address: Queens Hotel, Ennis, Co. Clare (the name and address are handwritten). 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 page contains a table for “For Shopkeepers Receipts for Pages Detached”, and this book contains handwritten details as follows: 27/6/50 (date); A, B, K (No. of Page detached); Lipton Ltd. (Shopkeeper’s Signature and Address); N.O. (no of page detached); Monahans (Shopkeepers Signature and Address). The first six pages consist of information about ration books in both Irish and English. Following this 12 pages have been removed, traces exist at inside edge. The following 4 pages contain unused ration tokens consisting of one page for Flour/Confectionary (p13) and one page each for tokens lettered G, H, and Q (pgs 20, 21, and 30 respectively).

Category: Grocery Coupons

2007.0039 (5481)