Ration Book, World War II

Production date
Oct 1945

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About this object
Ration book and coupons published by the Dominion of New Zealand attributed to J M Thomson that were issued during World War II.

a) A World War II ration book belonging to J M Thomsen of Takapau. Book has pages of stamps for butter, tea, sugar, meat, clothing and special coupons. There are also instructional pages for how to use the coupons, how the meat coupons work, and an application for a new ration book.

b) Small leave ration card (Navy, Army, Airforce) which has two coupons for meat.

c) Large leave ration card (Navy, Army, Airforce) which has five coupons for meat.
Production place
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Printed ink on paper.
Height x Width: 132 x 110mm
Height x Width: 68 x 95mm
Height x Width: 54 x 170mm
Hawke's Bay Farmer's Co-Operative Association Limited, Stamp, Stamped
Papakura, Stamp, Stamped
Subject date
Credit line
gifted by J M and M E Thomsen
Other number(s)
m2002/44, 21985

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