Ration book

Ration book, 1948, red cover with black print, Mary O'Loughlin, Francis St, 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: U No. 62135. Leabhar Ciondala Generalta General Ration Book Tabhair Amach 1948 issue Ainm Name: Miss Mary O’Loughlin. Seoladh Address: Francis St, Ennis, 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. W.P.W. Ltd. 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. Inside of front cover is a table for writing in “Shopkeeper’s Receipts for Pages Detached). This book contains handwritten and stamped details as follows: 21/5/49 (date); 2 – 4 (No. of Page detached); Lipton Ltd. Ennis (Shopkeeper’s Signature and Address). The first six pages consist of information about ration books in both Irish and English. The next seven pages have been removed, traces of them survive at edge. The following seven pages contain unused ration tokens, one page each for Clothes, Soap, Flour/Confectionary, and tokens letter H and Q, the pages are number 10, 11, 12, 13, 24, 30, and 31 respectively. The name and address of Mary O’Loughlin have been handwritten into the page containing tokens for the letter H.

Category: Grocery Coupons

2007.0036 (5477)