New Zealand. Ministry of Supply :Save regularly - copper, brass, zinc, lead, paper, cardboard, rags, aluminium - but above all save rubber! The need is vital; the enemy holds 90% of the world's natural rubber resources! Issued by authority of the Ministry of Supply. Students' digest, November 1942, page six.

New Zealand. Ministry of Supply :Save regularly - copper, brass, zinc, lead, paper, cardboard, rags, aluminium - but above all save rubber! The need is vital; the enemy holds 90% of the world's natural rubber resources! Issued by authority of the Ministry of Supply. Students' digest, November 1942, page six.
Date
1942
By
Students' digest (Periodical)
Ref
Eph-B-WAR-WII-Waste-01-01-top
Description

A page from the "Students' digest", November 1942, urging the public to save worn out useless rubber articles such as tyre, tubes, garden hose, hot water bottles, mats, soles and heels, wringer rolls, golf and tennis balls,basin plugs,m door stops, gloves, gumboots, galoshes, rubber sponges, tobacco pouches, toys, bathing caps, belting, cables, ebonite, insulation jointing, packings, washers, air cushions, surgical tubing, syringes and gas bags. All these items could go towards: (for the Air Force) rubber dinghies, life jackets, landing wheels, self-sealing tanks, flying helmets, oxygen masks, rubber caps for cannon; (for the Army) truck tyres, mobile repair shops, guns, tank fittings, groundsheets, gas masks, gumboots, pads for steel helmets, commando and paratroop equipment; (for the Navy) insulated cable and hose pipes, range-finder fittings, eyepieces for gun sights; (For the merchant fleets) de-gaussing equipment (to protect them from magnetic mines).

Quantity: 1 b&w photo-mechanical print(s).

Physical Description: Offset print 272 x 208 mm, stuck in page of scrapbook

Additional description

Alternative form available: Scanned from original.

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Part of
[Scrapbook of newsclippings and pamphlets issued by the New Zealand Ministry of Supply, the Controller of Salvage, and the National Council for the Reclamation of Waste Materials. 1942-1943].
Format
1 b&w photo-mechanical print(s), Ephemera, Offset photomechanical prints, Pamphlets, Offset print 272 x 208 mm, stuck in page of scrapbook, Orientation: Vertical image
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Students' digest (Periodical). New Zealand. Ministry of Supply :Save regularly - copper, brass, zinc, lead, paper, cardboard, rags, aluminium - but above all save rubber! The need is vital; the enemy holds 90% of the world's natural rubber resources! Issued by authority of the Ministry of Supply. Students' digest, November 1942, page six.. [Scrapbook of newsclippings and pamphlets issued by the New Zealand Ministry of Supply, the Controller of Salvage, and the National Council for the Reclamation of Waste Materials. 1942-1943].. Ref: Eph-B-WAR-WII-Waste-01-01-top. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/23038970

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