Ration Rules, World War II

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Three cards issued by the Rationing Office of New Zealand of rules for cloth rationing that have been tied together at the top with string. All three are pieces of paper that have been glued to card. All three have pencil notes on both front and back.

a) Card for fabric, cloth and articles made therefore not otherwise provided for. It includes sizes and their relative coupon value for different types of household linen. Dated 7 September 1942.

b) Card for flannelette blankets. Contains a handwritten note that says it was from a circular on 1 February 1943.

c) Card for all other articles of textile cloth. Contains a handwritten date 7 September 1943.
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Printed ink on paper.
Height x Width: 220 x 208mm
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from the Leo Bestall collection
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