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Image of 0001.105 - War Bond Plaque, 1943. This plaque is made of wood and is painted white with a red border and blue background with white stars on the top.  It is shaped like a shield with two scallops with three tips. It has a gold outer border around the shield with wooden varnish at the back of the plaque. Within the red border of the plaque, there is a block of text painted in red, blue and gold. Written in red and in bold, the text reads "WAR BOND SALES... / AWARD OF MERIT".  The text "WAR BOND SALES", the "A" in the word "AWARD" and "M" in the word "MERIT" are upper cased.  Written in red and gold and in italics, the text reads "TROPHY". "T"in the word "TROPHY" is upper cased and the rest of the letters are lower cased.  The gold lettering is painted around the word "TROPHY" that is already painted in red. Written in blue, the text reads "THIS PATRIOTIC FIRM... / HAS NOW THE... / THIS WEEK  / IN THE / SAN MATEO / MERCHANTS / CONTINUING CAMPAIGN TO SELL MORE  / WAR BONDS AND STAMPS / SAN MATEO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE / 1943". The words "T" in the phrase "THIS PATRIOTIC FIRM", "S" and "M" in the words "SAN MATEO" and MERCHANTS", and "C" in the phrase "CONTINUING CAMPAIGN" are upper cased in regular font. The "H", "N" and "T" in the phrase "HAS NOW THE", and the "T", "W", and "I" in the phrase "THIS WEEK IN THE" are lower cased in regular font. The words "WAR BONDS AND STAMPS" is in bold except for the word "AND" which is in small lettering. The words "SAN MATEO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE" are italicized, but also smaller than the rest of the text above. At the end of this block of text, the date "1943" is listed, which is also in regular font. At the back of the plaque, it has a wooden varnish with two small metal eye-screws. The two small metal eye-screws are connected to one knotted cotton string used for hanging onto a wall. Also on the back of the wooden plaque is a black iron metal latch with three tiny black screws.

0001.105 - War Bond Plaque, 1943. This plaque is made of wood and is painted white with a red border and blue background with white stars on the top. It is shaped like a shield with two scallops with three tips. It has a gold outer border around the shield with wooden varnish at the back of the plaque. Within the red border of the plaque, there is a block of text painted in red, blue and gold. Written in red and in bold, the text reads "WAR BOND SALES... / AWARD OF MERIT". The text "WAR BOND SALES", the "A" in the word "AWARD" and "M" in the word "MERIT" are upper cased. Written in red and gold and in italics, the text reads "TROPHY". "T"in the word "TROPHY" is upper cased and the rest of the letters are lower cased. The gold lettering is painted around the word "TROPHY" that is already painted in red. Written in blue, the text reads "THIS PATRIOTIC FIRM... / HAS NOW THE... / THIS WEEK / IN THE / SAN MATEO / MERCHANTS / CONTINUING CAMPAIGN TO SELL MORE / WAR BONDS AND STAMPS / SAN MATEO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE / 1943". The words "T" in the phrase "THIS PATRIOTIC FIRM", "S" and "M" in the words "SAN MATEO" and MERCHANTS", and "C" in the phrase "CONTINUING CAMPAIGN" are upper cased in regular font. The "H", "N" and "T" in the phrase "HAS NOW THE", and the "T", "W", and "I" in the phrase "THIS WEEK IN THE" are lower cased in regular font. The words "WAR BONDS AND STAMPS" is in bold except for the word "AND" which is in small lettering. The words "SAN MATEO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE" are italicized, but also smaller than the rest of the text above. At the end of this block of text, the date "1943" is listed, which is also in regular font. At the back of the plaque, it has a wooden varnish with two small metal eye-screws. The two small metal eye-screws are connected to one knotted cotton string used for hanging onto a wall. Also on the back of the wooden plaque is a black iron metal latch with three tiny black screws.

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