Assorted Documents and Ephemera, Emergency Precautions Scheme

Transport Department
Emergency Precautions Scheme
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Brief Description
Assorted items related to Emergency Precautions Scheme (EPS) and the Road Transport Department during World War II.

(a) Two Civil Defence inter-district traffic permits.

(b) Two National Road Transport EPS cards. No 618 for T J Crutchley and No 619 for J Thorburn.

(c) Emergency petrol tickets – 2 gallons each, serial No 1203 to 1242.

(d) Two New Zealand Government EPS National Road Transport labels for vehicles (No 618 for T J Crutchley and No 619 for J Thorburn).

(e) Three EPS NRT arm bands.

(f) Letter to Mr T H Hayden re- members of the Home Guard and E P S 4 dated May 1943.

(g) Letter to Mr T H Hayden re- National Road Transport EPS Armband, dated 10 May 1943.

(h) Letter to Mr T H Hayden re- petrol coupons

(i) Letter to Napier Amalgamated Carriers re National Road Transport, E P S – vehicle stickers.
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Paper; blue, red and black ink; cotton; black and red thread; waxed paper; card.
Length x Width: 336 x 209mm
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gifted by Mr D W Dick
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m77/26, 66972


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