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War & Decline

The Home Front (civil defence & rationing)

Rationing Order

Description:
These cards had to be filled in in order to register for rationing of Meat, Butter and Sugar.  Once retailers had stamped the card they were then responsible for issuing that particular customer with a specific rationed food.  Customers could not then change retailers without the consent of the Food Office.
Materials/Media:
thick paper or card
Source:
Dean Castle
Accession number:
kimmg:1986/49
Digital Number:
EADO189n
Creation Date:
1918
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council