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Washington Shopping Plate Credit Card

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5.5 cm x 8.5 cm x .2 cm; 2 5/32 in x 3 11/32 in x 3/32 in
Object Name:
credit card
Place made:
United States
Date made:
n.d.
Related Publication:
Sewer, Andy; Allison, David; Liebhold, Peter; Davis, Nancy; Franz, Kathleen G.. American Enterprise: A History of Business in America
Credit Line:
E. Clain-Stefanelli
ID Number:
NU.84.17.26
Catalog number:
84.17.26
Accession number:
1984.0606
Serial number:
220 338 23
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
American Enterprise
Coins, Currency and Medals
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1444258

Gourmet's Guest Club Credit Card, United Statesm 1957

Signatory:
O'Mara, Richard F.  Search this
Issuing authority:
Gourmet's Guest Club  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall materials)
Measurements:
overall: 102 mm x 63 mm x .3 cm; 4 1/32 in x 2 15/32 in x 1/8 in
Object Name:
credit card
Place made:
United States
Place of issue:
United States
Date made:
1957
Credit Line:
Bloomingdale, Alfred
ID Number:
NU.72.66.119
Accession number:
301409
Catalog number:
72.66.119
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
American Enterprise
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1181901
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Gourmet's Guest Club Credit Card, United States, 1955

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6.4 cm x 10 cm x .3 cm; 2 17/32 in x 3 15/16 in x 1/8 in
Object Name:
credit card
Place made:
United States: New Jersey, Hoboken
Date made:
1955
Credit Line:
Bloomingdale, Alfred
ID Number:
NU.72.66.118
Catalog number:
72.66.118
Accession number:
301409
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
American Enterprise
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1445460
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Esquire Club Credit Card, United States, 1957

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6.2 cm x 9.5 cm; 2 7/16 in x 3 3/4 in
Object Name:
credit card
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1957
Credit Line:
Bloomingdale, Alfred
ID Number:
NU.72.66.109
Catalog number:
72.66.109
Accession number:
301409
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
American Enterprise
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1445453
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Esquire Club Credit Card, United States, 1957

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5.7 cm x 9.6 cm x .3 cm; 2 1/4 in x 3 25/32 in x 1/8 in
Object Name:
credit card
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1957
Credit Line:
Bloomingdale, Alfred
ID Number:
NU.72.66.110
Catalog number:
72.66.110
Accession number:
301409
Serial number:
57922
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
American Enterprise
Coins, Currency and Medals
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1445454
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Diners' Club Western Section Credit Card

Issuing authority:
Diner's Club of America  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall materials)
Measurements:
overall: 5.7 cm x 9.7 cm x .2 cm; 2 1/4 in x 3 13/16 in x 3/32 in
Object Name:
credit card
Place of issue:
United States
Date made:
1953-04-30
Related Publication:
Sewer, Andy; Allison, David; Liebhold, Peter; Davis, Nancy; Franz, Kathleen G.. American Enterprise: A History of Business in America
Credit Line:
Bloomingdale, Alfred
ID Number:
NU.72.66.36
Catalog number:
72.66.36
Accession number:
301409
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Artifact Walls exhibit
American Enterprise
Coins, Currency and Medals
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1341579
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Sample American Express Credit Card, United States, 1963

Maker:
American Express Company  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5.4 cm x 8.6 cm x .2 cm; 2 1/8 in x 3 3/8 in x 3/32 in
Object Name:
credit card
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1963
Credit Line:
American Express Company
ID Number:
NU.81082.2
Accession number:
252886
Catalog number:
NU81082.2
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1764673
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Diners' Club Credit Card, United States, 1955

Founder of diner's club:
McNamara, Frank  Search this
Schneider, Ralph  Search this
Issuing authority:
Diner's Club of America  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5.5 cm x 9.5 cm x .3 cm; 2 5/32 in x 3 3/4 in x 1/8 in
Object Name:
credit card
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1955
Credit Line:
Bloomingdale, Alfred
ID Number:
NU.72.66.20
Accession number:
301409
Catalog number:
72.66.20
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
American Enterprise
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_746975
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Diners' Club Australia Credit Card, United States, 1957

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5.5 cm x 9.5 cm x .2 cm; 2 5/32 in x 3 3/4 in x 3/32 in
Object Name:
credit card
Place used:
Australia
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1957
Credit Line:
Bloomingdale, Alfred
ID Number:
NU.72.66.29
Catalog number:
72.66.29
Accession number:
301409
Serial number:
99RA-078
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
American Enterprise
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1445315
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Diners' Club Credit Card, United States, 1957

Maker:
Diner's Club of America  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5.5 cm x 9.9 cm x .3 cm; 2 5/32 in x 3 29/32 in x 1/8 in
Object Name:
credit card
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1957
Credit Line:
Bloomingdale, Alfred
ID Number:
NU.72.66.31
Catalog number:
72.66.31
Accession number:
301409
Serial number:
2000
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
American Enterprise
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1445317
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American Express Credit Card, United States, 1970

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5.5 cm x 8.5 cm; 2 5/32 in x 3 11/32 in
Object Name:
credit card
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1970
Credit Line:
V. Clain Stefanelli
ID Number:
NU.69.235.53
Catalog number:
69.235.53
Accession number:
287686
Serial number:
007 035 157 2 200AX
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
American Enterprise
Coins, Currency and Medals
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1444289

First & Merchants National Bank Mastercard Credit Card, United States, 1984

User:
Clain-Stefanelli, Vladimir  Search this
Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
white (overall color)
orange (overall color)
gold (overall color)
black (overall color)
molded (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
average spatial: 5.3 cm x 8.45 cm x .15 cm; 2 3/32 in x 3 5/16 in x 1/16 in
Object Name:
credit card
Place made:
United States
Associated place:
United States: Virginia, Arlington
Date made:
1984
Associated date:
1984-09
Credit Line:
Elvira Clain-Stefanelli
ID Number:
1992.0050.0003
Catalog number:
1992.0050.0003
Accession number:
1992.0050
Serial number:
5314 5075 1000 8340
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
American Enterprise
Coins, Currency and Medals
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1092941

The Evolution of Money, From Feathers to Credit Cards

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Wed, 15 Jul 2015 18:51:47 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_f4e41bcdf48a3b319bb87ab0c35584d3

Forget Credit Cards, Now You Can Pay With Your Eyes

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 01 Jun 2015 14:16:27 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_c2e804d882c75b6ead93c786f180713d

Credit Card

Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 5.7 x 8.9cm (2 1/4 x 3 1/2 in.)
Type:
MEMORABILIA-Miscellaneous
Inventory Number:
V20070144002
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_V20070144002
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Forty Years Ago, Women Had a Hard Time Getting Credit Cards

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Wed, 08 Jan 2014 15:59:35 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_1a6f5b6f2964e99fc9bf6af1f4137989

Credit Card Pitfalls

Maker:
U.S. Government Printing Office  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 22 in x 17 in; 55.88 cm x 43.18 cm
Object Name:
poster
ID Number:
2018.3118.138
Catalog number:
2018.3118.138
Nonaccession number:
2018.3118
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, General
Princeton Posters
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1913547

Credit Card Reliquary

Maker:
Matt Nolen, American, born 1960  Search this
Medium:
porcelain, overglaze enamels
Type:
ceramics
Decorative Arts
Vase and lid
Object Name:
Vase and lid
Place:
USA
Date:
1991
Credit Line:
Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund
Accession Number:
1992-1-2-a,b
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1992-1-2-a_b

Museum of Merchandise credit card

Type:
Printed Materials
Date:
1967 May
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1877
See more items in:
Joan Kron papers, 1959-1971
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_1877

Grolier's Life in America: Credit Card

Physical Description:
black (overall color)
white (overall color)
red (overall color)
card stock (overall material)
green (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 4 3/8 in x 6 1/8 in; 11.1125 cm x 15.5575 cm
Object Name:
card
Credit Line:
Gift of David Allison
ID Number:
2014.0011.01
Catalog number:
2014.0011.01
Accession number:
2014.0011
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Work and Industry: Production and Manufacturing
Industry & Manufacturing
American Enterprise
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1457409

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