Clothing Ration Book 1947-48

 
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Object

Ration book

Title

Clothing Ration Book 1947-48

Material

Card

Dimensions

Height (Height): 13.7cm
Width (Folded): 9.2cm
Width (Unfolded): 18.5cm

Description

Clothing Ration Book 1947-48 belonging to Miss E. Davies

Inscription

CLOTHING BOOK
1947-48
GENERAL CB1/10

This book must not be used until the holder's name, full postal address and National Registration Number have been written below. Detach this book and keep it safely. It is your only means of buying clothing.

HOLDER'S NAME (in BLOCK letters)
ADDRESS (in BLOCK letters)
HOLDER'S NATIONAL REGISTRATION No.

IF FOUND please take this book to any Food Office or Police Station
FOOD OFFICE CODE No,

THIS BOOK IS NUMBER
HOLD Pages I-VIII in one hand and TEAR ALONG THIS LINE

PAGE I

C.B. 1/10

How to use this book

1. This Clothing Book must be detached immediately from the Food Ration Book (see page I); and the holder's name, full postal address amd National Registration number written in the spaces provided on page I in INK.

2. All the coupons in this book do not become valid at once. IT IS ILLEGAL TO USE ANY COUPON UNTIL IT HAS BEEN DECLARED VALID.

3. When shopping, you must not cut out the coupons yourself, but must hand this book to the shopkeeper and let him cut them out. IT IS ILLEGAL FOR THE SHOPKEEPER TO ACCEPT LOOSE COUPONS.

4. When ordering goods by post, do not send this book - cut the coupons out, and send them with your order BY REGISTERED POST.

5. If you join one of the Services take this book with you; it will be asked for. The Clothing Books of deceased persons must be handed to the Registrar of Births and Deaths when the death is notified.

6. This book is the property of H.M. Government and may only be used by or on behalf of the person for whom it is issued. TAKE GREAT NOT TO LOSE IT.

PAGE II

Do nothing with this page until told what to do
GENERAL
A A1 A2 A3 A4
B B1 B2 B3 B4
C C1 C2 C3 C4
D D1 D2 D3 D4
E E1 E2 E3 E4
F F1 F2 F3 F4

CLOTHING BOOK 1947-48
GENERAL CB 1/10

PAGE VII

Do nothing with this page until told what to do
GENERAL

G G1 G2 G3 G4
H H1 H2 H3 H4
J J1 J2 J3 J4
K K1 K2 K3 K4
L L1 L2 L3 L4
M M1 M2 M3 M4

CLOTHING BOOK 1947-48
GENERAL CB 1/10

Object number

2017.40

On display?

No
 

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