Little Uncle Sams (Apr, 1918)

This scares me.

If You Have Not Already Enlisted in the Great Army of U. S. Savers, TODAY is the Best Time to Begin

What Your W. S. Stamps Do for Uncle Sam
A single Thrift Stamp (25 cents) will pay for a soldier’s identification tag, which may save him from an unknown grave. Two (50 cents) will buy a trench-digging tool which may save his life. One War Savings Stamp ($4.16) enables U. S. to buy a pair of shoes or a flannel shirt or a steel helmet which may save a soldier’s life. One War Savings Stamp ($4.16) will feed a soldier or sailor for a week or buy the gasoline for an hour’s flight of an airplane. Three stamps pay for an overcoat or a gas mask. One War Certificate filled with 20 stamps ($83.20) will feed the entire crew of one of our torpedo-boat destroyers on the day they catch a submarine.

What Your W. S. Stamps Do to the Kaiser

One $4.16 stamp will send him 100 rifle bullets.

Four stamps will manufacture a rifle for one of our boys.

One Certificate filled with 20 stamps ($83.20) will pay for two depth bombs to sink a submarine. Ten Certificates filled with 20 stamps each ($832.00) will feed the entire crew of a torpedo-boat destroyer while convoying to Europe a transport loaded with our boys.

War Sellings Stamps and U. S. Thrift Stamps may he purchased at the Past-Office, or the nearest bank, trust company, or other authorised agency.

War Savings Stamps
Cost during May, $4.16. Worth $5.00 in 1923.

U. S. Thrift Stamps
May be had at 25c each. Exchangeable for War Savings Stamps.

U.S.
V&R SAVINGS STAMPS
ISSUED BY THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT

3 comments
  1. wirsind.net says: August 25, 20062:53 pm

    amerikaner weiter auf dem vormarsch …..

    (1918)

  2. Anne says: April 9, 20089:39 am

    ‘One War Certificate filled with 20 stamps ($83.20) will feed the entire crew of one of our torpedo-boat destroyers on the day they catch a submarine.’ Do they not eat unless they catch a submarine?

  3. Dave says: April 4, 200912:25 pm

    And do they even like the taste of stamps?

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