Great 1930's China General Omnibus Co. Ltd. Aluminum JDS - J.D. Shatler Token
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Great 1930's China General Omnibus Co. Ltd. Aluminum JDS - J.D. Shatler Token

Code: bnt10001ajd

$28.00




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ARTIFACT: Great 1930's Chinese General Omnibus Co. Ltd. aluminum 2 ?? cent token. The Chinese General Omnibus Co. Ltd. is the first bus company in Shanghai opening up for public transportation in 1922. The front of the token depicts an omnibus and under it reads: "THE CHINA GENERAL OMNIBUS CO. LTD" in embossed lettering. The reverse of the token features the initials "JDS" for J. D. Shatler once the general manager for the company. After the Japanese Occupation of Shanghai a shortage of small change was experienced, therefore bus tokens were issued in aluminum for general circulation as small change.

VINTAGE: Circa 1930's

SIZE: Approximately ??" in diameter

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Aluminum

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: "JDS"

ITEM NOTES: This is from a bus and taxi transportation collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAK15 LBHX5/15

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The aluminum token shows moderate to heavy wear.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.