BT014, Rare Shanghai Bus Token, 1939 Issue 5 Cents China


BT014, Rare Shanghai Bus Token, 1939 Issue 5 Cents China.

Fine to VF, circulated, please refer the picture.

Issued by "C.G.O.Co.Ltd", the China General Omnibus Co. Ltd, which is a British invested Company. "C.G.O.Co.Ltd" is the first bus company in Shanghai. Its first line opened to public in 1922. "C.G.O.Co.Ltd" issued two set of bus tokens, the 1922 Issue, and the 1939/1940 issue. All of them are quite rare currently.

This item is the 1939/1940 Issue, which include:

Rare 5 Cents token, Alu, 21 mm in diameter, around 3 grams. The face of the token is "a bus".

The 1939/1940 set has three pcs, 1 cent, 3 sents and 5 cents. The 5 cents is the rarest.

This issue was circulated for only 3 to 4 years. After WWII, the bus token went out of use.

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  • Model: BT014
  • Shipping Weight: 30grams

This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 26 December, 2020.

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