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"Usokaeshinji" is also held at Kyushu Dazaifu Shrine every year on January 7. Bullfinches carved out of plum tree are sold only on January 24 and 25.
I will show you some of my favorite pictures of "uso".

Clay bell made in the shape of a wood bullfinch.

Telephone card of a wood bullfinch.@@ @@An "ema" of a wood bullfinch.

A guardrail decorated with bullfinches
around Kameido Tenjin Shrine.