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  • Collection: Credit and Charge Cards

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Black plastic MasterCard credit card holder/wallet with "London in your pocket: Priceless" written on it

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This is an EMV MasterCard (Platinum Flame) from Brazil.

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Charga Plate credit card from the Gimbel Brothers store in New York, with leather case. Charga plate cards were the predecessors of credit cards, issued by department stores to regular customers. They were used from the 1930s to the late 1950s. It…

fandrlazaruscompanychargeplatecreditcard.jpg
Charga Plate credit card with leather case. Charga plate cards were the predecessors of credit cards, issued by department stores to regular customers. They were used from the 1930s to the late 1950s. It was a 2½ in × 1¼ in rectangle of sheet…

johnwanamakerchargeplatecreditcard.jpg
Charga Plate credit card from the Gimbel Brothers store in New York, with leather case and receipt. Charga plate cards were the predecessors of credit cards, issued by department stores to regular customers. They were used from the 1930s to the late…

fortworthtirecompanycreditcard.jpg
Paper charge card from the Fort Worth Tire Company. Older paper merchant cards like these were forerunners of the credit card that we are familiar with today. Read more:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Credit_card#Charga-Plate

carteblanchecreditcardspeciminjanemodern.jpg
Specimen of paper charge card, for promotional purposes.

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Specimen of paper charge card, used for promotional purposes.

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Store branded credit card built for an IBM machine (plastic, but punch card based).
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