Change trays

posted by  banzaitokyo | 2 years, 8 months ago

I am very curious about those small trays that are used in Japan when settling daily cash transactions. Instead of handing your payment to the clerk, or setting it on the counter by the cash register, here you are generally expected to put your payment into a tray that is presented expressly for the purpose.

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0 | #10829 by  banzaitokyo | 3 years, 8 months ago

oh, did they ? Interesting, thanks for this additional comment, so the investigation is definitively not over ...


0 | #10830 by  banzaitokyo | 3 years, 8 months ago

I am not quite sure about a "typical Japanese" thing... Not sure about now, but in Soviet days those money trays were commonly used in every shop or a bank.


0 | #10831 by  banzaitokyo | 3 years, 8 months ago

aah, good, very good, another typically japanese thing that puzzles gaijins, and here come an explanation ( at last a try), through japanese money history. Which leads to more interesting usages...