Chinese aluminum amulet
Chinese aluminum amulet.
Aluminum amulet; 1 1/2" x 1/8" d.
These coins were given to the girls by the customers after being purchased from the house madam or man. If the job was not completed they were returned to the customer as a 'raincheck'.
An amulet of cast aluminum. Similar to earlier Chinese marriage tokens. From Shaghai, China. This one was picked up in a "house" there in late 1945.
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