Vintage transit token sterling charm bracelet. The charm bracelet consists of 13 total charms. Six transit tokens from various cities as listed below. Two tax tokens and one token for goods. Three unmarked metal charms and one sterling toilet charm. The tokens all have a drilled hole at the top. The charm bracelet is marked Automade Sterling on clasp.
Trolley systems, railways, bus and cable car lines used tokens as legal tender from late 1800’s to mid 1900. Transit coins were typically good for one ride’s fare. Tokens were collected for novelty design and decorative beauty. The bracelet is in good vintage condition made with circulated tokens.
Transit Tokens o Pacific Electric Railway Co, One Fare Zone One and Two ¾ inch o Portland Traction Co. Good For One Fair 5/8 inch o Municipal Railway, One Fare San Francisco 5/8 inch o Seattle Transit, Good for One Fare 5/8 inch o Capital Transit Company, One Fare in District of Columbia 5/8 inch o Los Angeles Railway, Good for One Fare 5/8 inch
Tax Tokens o Luxury Tax Token 5, Alabama State Tax Commission 5/8 inch o Utah Sales Tax Token 1, Emergency Relief Fund 5/8 inch o Gladstone Gardens good for 5 Cents in trade ¾ inch
Miscellaneous Charms o Sterling Toilet Charm ¼ inch o Metal Dachshund Dog, no mark 6/8 inch o Girl with Sombrero, no mark approx. ½ inch o 1 ½ Metal Native American Profile, no mark
Date: 1940’s to 1960’s
Marks: Automade Sterling on bracelet clasp. Sterling on toilet charm
Size: 7 inches long
Condition: Good vintage used condition with circulated tokens
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