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  • Description
    ASSORTED ww2 badges (3), labels (2), stickers (2), newspaper ads (2).
    [Paper items associated with MS 297]

    .1 newscutting advertisement
    "Parcels from home - but who will remember the Forgotten Man? ... Let there be no Forgotten Men"

    .2 newscutting advertisement
    REMEMBER THEM! When New Zealanders all over the world open the quarterly gift parcels sent to them by the Patriotic organisations they appreciate the fact that the people of New Zealand are remembering them. It is obvious that the gift parcels, like the sports gear, writing paper, mobile cinema shows and concerts, recreation huts, comforts for prisoners and the wounded, and all the other little extras can only be provided so long as you continue to remember and give. Keep it up - Give regularly to patriotic Fund Appeals

    .3 luggage label
    cardboard luggage label: THIS BLUE LABEL INDICATES A LARGE SIZE EMERGENCY RESCUE KIT... Packed by the NZ Navy League War Council as an expending agent of The National Patriotic Fund Board, GPO Box 1568, Wellington

    .4 luggage label
    cardboard luggage label: THIS RED LABEL INDICATES A SMALL SIZE EMERGENCY RESCUE KIT... Packed by the NZ Navy League War Council as an expending agent of The National Patriotic Fund Board, GPO Box 1568, Wellington

    .5 fundraising stamps
    SUPPORT YOUR PROVINCIAL AOPPEAL / HELP TO LICK HIM; fundraising paper stamps; portrait of Hitler at centre; 3 stamps in one block [ with perfiorations; paper; printed black on red

    .6 fundraising stamps
    FOR KING AND EMPIRE; block of 15 fundraising stamps; unperforated; marked at lower edge: NOT to be used as postage stamps / Use before 31st March 1940. / Unperforated owing to pressure of time."; paper; printed in black on manilla background

    .7 button badge: PATRIOTIC APPEAL / 2/6 / DO YOUR BIT

    .9 button badge: COMMERCE QUEEN
  • Other Number
    MS 297, 1996x2.419
  • Collection area
  • Item count
  • Display location
    57 57
  • Record richness
ephemera, fundraising stamp [1996x2.419.6]
ephemera, fundraising stamp [1996x2.419.6]


  • Credit
    Collection of Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, 1996x2.419, MS 297
  • Event
    World War II
  • Production
    1 January 1939 to 31 December 1945
    World War 2, Wars
  • Consists of
    .1-.6: paper, cardboard .7-.9: tin plate, card, plastic
  • Dimensions
    (.3: l x w: 136mm X 73mm .4: l x w: 136mm x 73mm .5: l x w: 129mm x 80mm .6: l x w: 111mm x 23mm .7:diameter: 32mm .8 diameter: 22mm .9: diameter: 23mm)
  • Record created
    10 June 2004

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