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This poster explained how to use red and blue ration tokens, which were given as "change" for ration stamps, and could be used to supplement stamps to pay for rationed goods.

This poster explained how to use red and blue ration tokens, which were given as "change" for ration stamps, and could be used to supplement stamps to pay for rationed goods.

Original Mixed Media Collage With WW2 Ration Stamps, Vintage Stamp Artwork, Inspirational Quote, Sepia Painting

Original Mixed Media Collage With WW2 Ration Stamps, Vintage Stamp Artwork, Inspirational Quote, Sepia Painting

Original Mixed Media Collage With Ration Stamps, Vintage Stamp Artwork, Inspirational Quote, Sepia Painting

Chart reminding readers which war ration stamps to use. Appeared in August 1945 Express. For more, click on the link.

San Antonians still under war rations in August 1945

Chart reminding readers which war ration stamps to use. Appeared in August 1945 Express. For more, click on the link.

American ration stamps issued during World War II to a residents in 1943.

War Ration Stamps, C1943

American ration stamps issued during World War II to a residents in 1943.

Blue ration stamps in US War Ration Book Two - used for canned and processed foods, while red stamps were used for meat, cheese, fats, and oils.

Blue ration stamps in US War Ration Book Two - used for canned and processed foods, while red stamps were used for meat, cheese, fats, and oils.

Anyone else have these? Do you know if they are worth anything?

War ration stamps: WWII (1942

James Piccarelli (1906-1976) aka Jimmy Rush was a soldier in the Genovese family who served in captain Vincent Alos crew. It is said that Joseph Bernava introduced him into the family. Piccarelli had no legitimate sources of income and a crime record that showed grand larceny, illegal gas ration stamps and narcotics. He was associated with big names like Vinnie Mauro, Tony Bender, John Ormento and Salvatore Santoro. Piccarelli himself was a smuggler and distributor of huge quantities of…

James Piccarelli (1906-1976) aka Jimmy Rush was a soldier in the Genovese family who served in captain Vincent Alos crew. It is said that Joseph Bernava introduced him into the family. Piccarelli had no legitimate sources of income and a crime record that showed grand larceny, illegal gas ration stamps and narcotics. He was associated with big names like Vinnie Mauro, Tony Bender, John Ormento and Salvatore Santoro. Piccarelli himself was a smuggler and distributor of huge quantities of…

WW II Ration Stamps issued by the U.S. Government to purchase food, petrol and other household goods during the duration course of war.

WW II Ration Stamps issued by the U.S. Government to purchase food, petrol and other household goods during the duration course of war.

08 Jan 44: Ration tokens are introduced in the US to allow retailers to give back change for food bought with ration stamps. 8,000 rationing boards had been created across America to administer the program of issuing booklets of stamps dictating how much each person or family was allowed to buy per day, week, month or sometimes per year. Ration coins or tokens took on the form of a second American currency. #WWII #History

08 Jan 44: Ration tokens are introduced in the US to allow retailers to give back change for food bought with ration stamps. 8,000 rationing boards had been created across America to administer the program of issuing booklets of stamps dictating how much each person or family was allowed to buy per day, week, month or sometimes per year. Ration coins or tokens took on the form of a second American currency. #WWII #History

Identification page from a World War II-era ration book issued to North Hollywood resident Vincent J. Graziano, circa early 1940s. When nationwide food rationing was instituted in 1942, the US Office of Price Administration produced booklets containing ration stamps that were handed out to every person in order to control the use and distribution of dairy products and other staples. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Identification page from a World War II-era ration book issued to North Hollywood resident Vincent J. Graziano, circa early 1940s. When nationwide food rationing was instituted in 1942, the US Office of Price Administration produced booklets containing ration stamps that were handed out to every person in order to control the use and distribution of dairy products and other staples. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.