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Title World War II ration token for '1 red point' (used in Hoboken), n.d., ca. 1944-1945.
Object Name Token, Ration
Catalog Number 2002.235.0005
Collection Family & Friends Memorabilia Collection
Credit Given in memory of the Marinovich Family.
Description World War Two ration token for ' 1 red point ' used as change when the value of a purchased item was less than the value of a coupon or stamp from a ration book, no date, ca. 1944-1945.

Used in Hoboken, N.J. by resident Katherine Marinovich and family.

Laminated dull red pressboard, die-cut 5/8" diameter x ca. 1/32" thick. Embossed lettering and the same on both sides.

First issued in 1944 by the federal government's Office of Price Administration (OPA). See object catalog 2002.235.0003 and .0004 for related ration books.

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Date 1944-1945
Year Range from 1944.0
Year Range to 1945.0
People Marinovich, Katherine
Search Terms World War II
Caption typical side of ration token
Imagefile 017\20022350005.tif
Classification Business & Commerce
Retail
War
Food
Government & Politics
Domestic Life