Item 1 - RB 112 Butter

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ON00120 032-1


RB 112 Butter


  • March 1943 - June 1947 (Creation)

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0.005 m of textual records (25 p.)

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Item is a ration cheque booklet for World War II ration book 112 butter coupons. The first two cheques are missing in the 25 cheque booklet, however, the butter ration coupon account stubs remain for these cheques (the first stub has a balance forward of 0.20, however, no identifiable information is provided for the account or the account holder).

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      In an effort to reduce paperwork during the war, these ration cheques only provided a space to record the account number of the business writing the cheque and for the authorized signature. They did not include a space to record the name of the business which owned the account or their address as is the normal custom with cheques.

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