1994.10.23 (Book, ration)

1994.10.23 (Book, ration) image

Front and back cover are tan; stamps are blue. Front cover indicates book was issued to Alice W. Polkinghorn, 1604 Sherwood Way, Emporia, Kansas, that she was 40, 175 pounds, 5" 9" tall, and occupation was listed as housewife. Her name is written in two places near the top in purple and near the middle in black. Printing indicates this was from the Office Of Price Administration; War Ration Rook No. 3. Printed in red is the number 659165, with the letters DS after it in black. A warning is also printed on the front cover; instructions are printed on the back. Book held seven sheets of 48 stamps. Each stamp has printed on it in black "RATION stamp No." and then its own number. One sheet has a picture of a machine gun on each stamp, another sheet has tanks, another ships, and the last are planes. Color: TN,BL

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