These coin operated machines were an automation of fare collections which were introduced with the PAYE system making them more efficient and honest than the previous human system. It also allowed large traffic fares to be collected efficiently in city bus, trolley tram and subway routes. Marked on the face: Serial No. 39725 The Johnson Fare Box Co 2475 A perfect addition to your man cave decor or a great addition to any vintage transportation mechanism collection.MEASUREMENTS Vintage Johnson fare machine measures 23" tall by 7" wide by 7 deep and weighs 47lbs 10oz. CONDITION The hand crank mechanism works and the machine buzzes when plugged in but it is recommended to be serviced if it is intended to be used (please see all pictures as they form part of the condition description). Yesteryear Essentials is a local, independent family run antiques store in Los Angeles, CA. It was established in 2011 by me (Pearse) and my wife (Sinead). Whether you are looking to enhance your home decor or are an avid collector, we try to have something wonderful in stock for everyone.
The item "Vintage 1920s D Type Johnson Fare Box Tram Bus Trolley Car Subway Change Machine" is in sale since Tuesday, August 20, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Transportation\Buses & Taxi Cabs". The seller is "pearsefee" and is located in Los Angeles, California.This item can be shipped worldwide.