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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.

War Ration Book: Home Front | eBay

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Find great deals on eBay for War Ration Book in Collectible WW II Home Front ... More OPA History Info: The Office of Price Administration used OPA stamps, ...

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.

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 ...

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, ... They held concerts and sold war bonds to raise money; rationed ...

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.

world war ii ration books, 1943-45 - Indiana Historical Society

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Aug 28, 2006 ... During World War II rationing was designed primarily to distribute scarce ... ration books containing coupons good for a year's supply. ... rationed product had a point value assigned to it that was independent of the price.

ration stamps - Alumnibhs.com

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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 ...

Exhibit Hall: War Ration Books - S.C.Virtes Stamps

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Here is a gallery of scans of War Ration Books. ... sell for between $3 and $10 each, with higher prices for earlier books (Book One) with more stamps left inside .

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What are war ration stamps worth? | Reference.com

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According to Exhibit Hall, war ration stamps are only worth a few cents... ... How do you determine the value of old stamps? ... Arizona Central states that some ration books with few missing stamps sell for $15 to $25 dollars in some cases.

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 ...

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 ...