Archifdy Ceredigion Archives
Acc. 2970Ref: MUS/343 Reference:
[GB 0212] MUS/343Date(s):
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Tobacco duty relief tokens and petrol ration book
Two partly used Tobacco Duty Relief Token books, details not filled in, remaining tokens dated between 27 January 1958 and 8 September 1958. The Pensioners' tobacco relief scheme operated between 13 October 1947 and January 1958, tokens with later dates being worthless. The tokens were issued to habitual smokers; 80% of all male pensioners and 18% of all female pensioners. (Source: Denton, G. 1999: Tobacco Duty Relief for OAPs, Customs and Excise History Network Newsletter No. 7)
Motor Fuel Ration Book for a motor car not exceeding 1100 cc dating to the period of petrol rationing brought about by the Suez Crisis.