Even after the war children were encouraged to save. I remember the 6d. And 2/6 stamps that we could collect. It was rare that I could afford 2s. 6d. So most of my stamps were 6d. When we had a full card, the money would be transferred into my post office savings account.
Your Guide to War Savings
Issued for your information by The National Savings Committee.
- National Savings Certificates
- Post Office and Trustee Savings Banks
- 3% Defence Bonds
- 3% Savings Bonds (1955-65)
- 2.5% National War Bonds (1949-51)
Bromley & District Times, 6th March 1942 (page 1)