Nice 1930's Chinese General Omnibus Co. Ltd. 2 1/2 cent Brass Transportation Token

Nice 1930's Chinese General Omnibus Co. Ltd. 2 1/2 cent Brass Transportation Token

Code: bnt10001cot


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ARTIFACT: Great 1920's ??? 1930's Chinese General Omnibus Co. Ltd. Brass 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 features the numbers: "2 ??" cut out in the center and surrounding it reads: "GOOD FOR 2 ?? CENTS". This early transportation token has a letter 'M' inside of the first 'O' of "GOOD". The token reads: "C. G. O. LTD SHANGHAI" on the reverse. This issue was circulated for more than 18 years, until the WWII when the second issue was released in 1939/1940.

VINTAGE: Circa 1920's ??? 1930's

SIZE: Approximately ??" in diameter



MARKINGS: "M" inside of the first 'O' of "GOOD"

ITEM NOTES: This is from a bus and taxi transportation collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAX15 LBCX5/15

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): The brass token shows minor to moderate wear, overall handsome patina.

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