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TITLE
Motor Fuel Ration Book MH 5939276
EXTERNAL ID
PC_WD_WS_018
PLACENAME
N/A
PERIOD
1970s
SOURCE
Am Baile and War Detectives
ASSET ID
30239
KEYWORDS
rations
rationing
coupons
tokens
Motor Fuel Ration Book MH 5939276

Ration books such as this were issued by the British government to combat petrol shortages during the 1973 oil crisis, when the Organisation of Petroleum Producing Countries (OPEC) imposed an oil embargo on Western countries which had supported Israel during the Arab-Israeli Yom Kippur war. Ration books were issued on the basis of engine size and horse-power. This book was issued for a car of engine size 1101-1500 cc (10-13 hp).

Ration book provided by William Shand, Nairn

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Motor Fuel Ration Book MH 5939276

1970s

rations; rationing; coupons; tokens

Am Baile and War Detectives

War Detectives (documents)

Ration books such as this were issued by the British government to combat petrol shortages during the 1973 oil crisis, when the Organisation of Petroleum Producing Countries (OPEC) imposed an oil embargo on Western countries which had supported Israel during the Arab-Israeli Yom Kippur war. Ration books were issued on the basis of engine size and horse-power. This book was issued for a car of engine size 1101-1500 cc (10-13 hp).<br /> <br /> Ration book provided by William Shand, Nairn