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Rationing in the United States

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Rationing is the controlled distribution of scarce resources, goods, or services, or an artificial restriction of demand. Rationing controls the size of the ration, which is one's allotted porti...

A family's WWII ration books | Auction Finds

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Jan 25, 2012 ... Then I saw the title: War Ration Book 4. And then I saw Book ... price for it. Stores had to post both the price and the coupon value of a product.

Real Value Of World War Ii Ration Book Is Personal Not Monetary ...

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Sep 24, 2000 ... Q -- I have two objects in my possession that I would like to know more about. The first is a War Ration Book No. 3 with the stamps intact. I was 9 ...

Take A Closer Look at Ration Books. - The National WWII Museum

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You see, the war caused shortages of all sorts of things: rubber, metal, clothing, etc. ... the U.S. government's Office of Price Administration established a system of rationing ... Every American was issued a series of ration books during the war.

Antique World War II ration books are not rare - AZCentral.com

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Jan 31, 2013 ... That May, the U.S. Office of Price Administration froze prices, and war ration books were issued to each American family dictating how much ...

War ration book one (hfccp01025) - Ration Coupons on the Home ...

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Stamps #19-28 - designated as coffee stamps, valid for 1 lb. of coffee each for five weeks.. DCMI Type: Still Image. Title: War ration book one. Format: four-part.

Digital Collection -WWII War Ration Book 4

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Ration book four was printed in red, blue and green. Each stamp was illustrated with a military symbol such as a naval ship, airplane, tank, gun, horn of plenty or ...

What are war ration stamps worth? - Ask.com

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War ration stamps were a common item, and they are not in high demand as a collectible item, ... How do you find the value of old stamps? ... Arizona Central states that some ration books with few missing stamps sell for $15 to $25 dollars in ...

Still Valuable: WWII Ration Coupons - Live Science

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Jun 5, 2009 ... My grandfather got extra ration coupons because he worked at the shipyard, I'm told. ... They held concerts and sold war bonds to raise money; rationed ... Columbus letter was found bound in a book at the U.S. Library of ...

ration stamps

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(A) stamp non essential 3 to 4 gallons per week (B) stamp essential to war effort 8 ... of Price Administration and ration books holding stamps used for purchasing ...

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War Ration Book: Home Front | eBay

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For sale is a set of eight World War II Ration books. Price reduced from previous listing. These were found stored in a barn loft. One book is missing half of back ...

Rationing Books and Stamps

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Your first ration book has been issued to you, originally containing 28 war ration ... the Office of Price Administration may issue orders rationing certain products.

Records from War Ration Books for Genealogy | World War Two ...

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Interestingly, the ration books issued during World War Two attempted to ... The Office of Price Administration (OPA) was in charge of rationing consumer goods ...