Category: Civilian Life
The government introduced a National Savings Stamp scheme to encourage individuals to save, as well as to raise funds for the Treasury. Deposits could be made by buying savings stamps in sixpence or half-crown values (2½ pence and 12½ pence respectively in decimal currency).
7 x 14 cm
The sixpence National Savings stamps depicted a hand carrying a flaming cross, together with the motto For Victory.