Christmas Club

Christmas Club

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Description (Brief)
Flat, rectangular, celluloid card advertising the West Springfield Trust Co. Christmas Club. Yellow with black and red print, it carries the Christmas Club emblem, a black square with red and green holly in the center of card. This square contains information that reminds holders to make Christmas Club payments. In red and green print on back is a calendar for 1940.
Christmas Clubs are savings plans in which bank customers make scheduled deposits throughout the year into a Christmas account and received the money around the holidays to shop for gifts. This card is a product of Christmas Club, A Corporation of Eaton, Pennsylvania, which sold financial institutions all of the materials they would need to create a Christmas Club.
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United States: New Jersey
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
overall: 5.1 cm x 9.5 cm; 2 in x 3 3/4 in
overall: 1/16 in x 2 in x 3 11/16 in;.15875 cm x 5.08 cm x 9.36625 cm
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National Museum of American History
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