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1942 Gas A-Ration Sticker
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1942 Gas A-Ration Sticker

Reproduction Window Cling Decal

3 x 3-1/2-inch window sticker
The ultimate conversation piece for your car - vintage or not - made to resemble the gas rationing stickers issued during World War II.

1942 Gas A-Ration Sticker

This is a professionally printed window cling decal made to resemble the gas rationing stickers issued during World War II. This decal measures approx. 3 inches x 3½ inches. Complete the look for your vintage car with this removable decal. The back contains the original text. The background is not white, but instead has a slight yellowing to resemble an original decal of this age.

How to apply Cling decals. This decal will adhere to any clean and dry surface. Images are reversed-printed. Peel the paper backing and apply to the inside of your window. Do not block your view.

Decals are best applied in temperatures of 65 degrees and over. Decals can be removed and re-applied.

Product Features

  • Reproduction
  • World War II Gas Rationing Sticker
  • B-Ration sticker also available

Rationing in World War II...

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  • 27 Aug 39: Germany rations food, footwear, textiles and coal
  • 24 Sep 39: Germany rations bread and flour on small scale
  • 08 Jan 40: UK rations butter, sugar and bacon
  • 12 Feb 40: UK cuts paper supply by 40 percent
  • 15 May 40: UK reduces butter to 4 oz per person per week
  • 27 May 40: UK reduces sugar to 8 oz per person per month
  • 08 Jul 40: UK cuts tea to two ounces per person per week
  • 31 Aug 40: France rations sugar, spaghetti, rice and margarine
  • 01 Oct 40: Australia rations petrol
  • 17 Dec 40: UK increases rations temporarily for Christmas week
  • 28 Feb 41: Vichy France cuts bread ration to 280 grams
  • 01 Mar 41: Italy halves civilian food rations to export to Germany
  • 17 Mar 41: UK rations jam and marmalade to 8 oz per month
  • 25 Mar 41: UK cuts jams and marmalade rations again, meat rations cut
  • 01 Jun 41: UK rations clothing, allowing one complete outfit per year
  • 08 Jul 41: USSR begins rationing of basic foods in major cities
  • 24 Sep 41: Cigarettes in Paris cut to 4 a day for men, 0 for women
  • 17 Mar 42: UK begins rationing of fuels and electricity
  • 15 May 42: Gasoline rationing goes into effect in the eastern US
  • 01 Dec 42: Coffee rationed despite record production
  • 07 Feb 43: To conserve leather and rubber, shoe rationing begins
  • 29 Mar 43: Meat rationing begins, set at 2½ lbs per week per adult
  • 01 Apr 43: Fats, canned goods and cheese added to rationed list
  • 28 Jul 43: Coffee rationing, begun on 01 Dec 42, is lifted
  • 08 Jan 44: Tokens introduced, allowing stores to give back change
  • 22 Apr 44: Typewriters, rationed since Nov 42, removed from rationing
  • 03 May 44: Meat rationing ends, except for certain selected cuts
  • 22 May 45: UK reduces bacon, cooking fat, meat and soap
  • 16 Aug 45: Gasoline and fuel oil rationing comes to an end
  • 23 Nov 45: Butter rationing ends, leaving sugar as only rationed item
  • 01 Jun 47: Sugar rationing finally ends
  • 15 Mar 49: UK clothes rationing, imposed on 01 Jun 41, is finally lifted

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World War II and Oil...

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  • 03 Mar 38: Oil is discovered in large quantities in Saudi Arabia
  • 26 Sep 40: FDR imposes an embargo on the export of aviation fuel
  • 01 Aug 41: US announces oil embargo against all aggressor nations
  • 12 Jan 42: Dutch POWs executed for destruction of oil installations
  • 25 Mar 42: Standard Oil pleads "no contest" over synthetic rubber
  • 01 May 42: PLUTO pipeline under English Channel is tested
  • 15 May 42: Gasoline rationing goes into effect in the eastern US
  • 28 Jan 44: US, UK place oil embargo on Spain for supplying Germany
  • 05 Mar 44: Gen Spaatz issues "Oil Plan" to bomb Germany's fuel
  • 05 May 44: Spain stops exporting Tungsten to Germany for American oil
  • 12 May 44: US 8th AF begins bombing oil production in Germany
  • 12 Aug 44: PLUTO pipeline is laid across English Channel
  • 16 Aug 45: Gasoline and fuel oil rationing comes to an end

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