Author Topic: US Government Check to A "Dollar a Year" man dated 1919  (Read 321 times)

carolanddavem

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US Government Check to A "Dollar a Year" man dated 1919
« on: June 05, 2012, 09:01:52 AM »
I have a US Government (US Fuel Administration) check dated 1919 uncashed and made out to my Great Uncle.  Wondering about it's value.  Hopefuly more than $1.

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Re: US Government Check to A "Dollar a Year" man dated 1919
« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2012, 09:39:31 AM »
You have a nice collectible there.  Unusual to have a check - you commonly see stamps (not real common - but you don't see checks).

The purpose was to regulate coal during the war and insure that the military got what they needed and then civilians could get it at a monitored rate.

(These are also the Bozos that created Daylight Savings Time - they ruined my great hiding places when we played hide-n-seek at night as a kid - because at 8pm when it was light it was harder to hide!  :)  )

Can you please post a picture.

Most likely a reimbursement check.  Was he employed by them? 
« Last Edit: June 05, 2012, 09:53:00 AM by KC »
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