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Object Name Coupon
Date ca. 1920s
Title Ice Coupon Book
Description Small booklet of coupons for purchase of ice, imprinted on cover with "SOUTHFIELD COAL & ICE CO., INC. / COAL OFFICE: / Phone DONGAN HILLS 698 / ICE OFFICE: / Phone DONGAN HILLS 1095." Booklet contains 100 individual coupons, each good for five cents worth of ice, for a total value of $5.00. Cover is tan paper printed in black with text and decorative motif including a block of ice. Cover and individual coupons are all stamped with number 3560. Pages are pink paper printed in blue and red and perforated to make five coupons per page. Inside cover has instructions for using coupons for ice delivery. Spaces for adding the date and customer information are blank, but date portion is preprinted with "192...," indicating intended for use in the 1920s. Back cover has fine print at bottom, "RAND McNALLY & COMPANY, CHICAGO".
(Keywords: New York City)
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Earliest Date 1920
Latest Date 1929
Maker Rand McNally
Material Paper
Subjects Coal
Ice industry
Lexicon Sub-category Exchange Medium
Catalog Number 96.048.0002
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