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How were ration cards used in World War 2?

Go to this web page and bring up each book. example book 2 the stamps have a M on them ,that was for meat: http://www.scvs.com/stamp/exhib/ration/ Ration books were used in WW2. The government rationed food so we could feed our soldiers at war and feed civilians at the same time. Ration stamps came inside the book and had to be presented so you could actually buy rationed goods. Some goods were: canned foods, sugar, eggs, coffee, sugar, meats. Without a ration stamp, you could not buy rationed foods. There were very strict rules about exactly how to use them. Try searching "ration Books" , there are many sites which include more information.


How much is a war ration book four worth with about 100 stamps?

It all depend's on who wants to buy it. A book in fair condition with around 100 stamps could run from 50.00-100.00. A complete book could run for alot more.


What is a war ration book four worth with some stamps?

A few dollars to the right collector. Everyone that lived in the US was issued ration books, so they are pretty common. Finding one with a lot of stamps left in it is much harder. That would mean that the person didn't use their stamps to buy goods.


What was the ration book?

Since food was needed for soldiers to fight the war food was rationed, meaning people were restricted on how much of certain foods they could buy. A ration book contained removable stamps good for certain rationed items, like sugar, meat, cooking oil, and canned goods. A family could only buy as much of these commodities as they had stamps for them. Stores were required by law to only sell amounts matching the customer's stamps. Some merchants sold more than they were permitted at inflated prices. They were call blackmarketers and were scorned by loyal Americans.


What are ration stamps and why were they used during World War 2?

Because of the great amount of food that had to be alloted to U.S. servicemen in this country and overseas during World War Two (Over 16 million) -- and the food that had to be sent to our allies -- there was a shortage of many types of food here in this country. Those types of foods then had to be rationed -- there were only varying amounts available at any given time. The only way to make sure that every American citizen was able to buy their fair share of the rationed foods was by coupons. A family or a person would periodically be alloted a book of coupons (called Ration Stamps).I can't remember how often the ration stamp books were distributed -- maybe once a month When people went to the store to buy food thay would have to redeem the ration stamps for (only)those foods considered in short supply. The greater amount of the shortage type foods purchased -- the more stamps you had to turn in. You could spend all your ration stamps right away or parcel them out over a period of time. When they were gone -- they were gone. You didn't get any more until you got your next book of ration stamps. vcs

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How many ration stamps had to be used to buy food?

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How were ration cards used in World War 2?

Go to this web page and bring up each book. example book 2 the stamps have a M on them ,that was for meat: http://www.scvs.com/stamp/exhib/ration/ Ration books were used in WW2. The government rationed food so we could feed our soldiers at war and feed civilians at the same time. Ration stamps came inside the book and had to be presented so you could actually buy rationed goods. Some goods were: canned foods, sugar, eggs, coffee, sugar, meats. Without a ration stamp, you could not buy rationed foods. There were very strict rules about exactly how to use them. Try searching "ration Books" , there are many sites which include more information.


How Was Rationing Controlled In World War 2?

Rationing was controlled by the use of ration stamps, so as to limit the amount of certain products citizens could buy.


How much is a war ration book four worth with about 100 stamps?

It all depend's on who wants to buy it. A book in fair condition with around 100 stamps could run from 50.00-100.00. A complete book could run for alot more.


Where do colonists buy stamps?

The stamps were actually contracts and they were given out in the courts or by the church.


What is a war ration book four worth with some stamps?

A few dollars to the right collector. Everyone that lived in the US was issued ration books, so they are pretty common. Finding one with a lot of stamps left in it is much harder. That would mean that the person didn't use their stamps to buy goods.


When did the food-stamps program start?

It started in the 1930s, as blue and orange slips that you could trade in for food, like money. The problem was that you had to buy the food stamps, which, obviously, if you could buy food stamps then you could buy food yourself.


What was the ration book?

Since food was needed for soldiers to fight the war food was rationed, meaning people were restricted on how much of certain foods they could buy. A ration book contained removable stamps good for certain rationed items, like sugar, meat, cooking oil, and canned goods. A family could only buy as much of these commodities as they had stamps for them. Stores were required by law to only sell amounts matching the customer's stamps. Some merchants sold more than they were permitted at inflated prices. They were call blackmarketers and were scorned by loyal Americans.


What are ration stamps and why were they used during World War 2?

Because of the great amount of food that had to be alloted to U.S. servicemen in this country and overseas during World War Two (Over 16 million) -- and the food that had to be sent to our allies -- there was a shortage of many types of food here in this country. Those types of foods then had to be rationed -- there were only varying amounts available at any given time. The only way to make sure that every American citizen was able to buy their fair share of the rationed foods was by coupons. A family or a person would periodically be alloted a book of coupons (called Ration Stamps).I can't remember how often the ration stamp books were distributed -- maybe once a month When people went to the store to buy food thay would have to redeem the ration stamps for (only)those foods considered in short supply. The greater amount of the shortage type foods purchased -- the more stamps you had to turn in. You could spend all your ration stamps right away or parcel them out over a period of time. When they were gone -- they were gone. You didn't get any more until you got your next book of ration stamps. vcs


When did the food stamp program start?

It started in the 1930s, as blue and orange slips that you could trade in for food, like money. The problem was that you had to buy the food stamps, which, obviously, if you could buy food stamps then you could buy food yourself.


where do you buy stamps on line?

You can buy stamps online at www.Stamps.com


Could you buy a stamp in Fedex?

Fedex does not deal in postage stamps.

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