Ration book

Ration book, 1948, red cover with black print


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 Mary Leamy, Affick, Tulla P.O. Co. Clare (Knockjames). The text on the cover consists of the following: Sreath-Uimhir: Serial Number: AE No. 89666. Leabhar Ciondala Generalta General Ration Book Tabhair Amach 1948 issue Ainm Name: Mary Leamy; Seoladh Address: Affick, Tulla P.O., Co. Clare (Knockjames) – (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 consists of a table for writing in “Shopkeeper’s Receipts for Pages Detached). The next six pages consist of information about ration books in both Irish and English. The next 17 pages have been removed. The remaining eight pages consist of ration tokens, a page each for tokens letter E, F, G, H, K, Q, R and T, these page are numbered 18, 19, 20, 21, 24, 30, 31, and 33.

Category: Grocery Coupons

2007.0035 (5476)