Plastic Checkbook

Plastic Checkbook

<< >>
Usage conditions apply
Black plastic checkbook designed by Julius Sharat (1899-1981), a Jewish industrial designer who fled Germany in 1937, settled in New York City, shortened his name from Sharatzick, signed naturalization papers in 1944, and died in Miami, Florida.
Currently not on view
Object Name
Plastic Checkbook
Date made
closed: 165 mm x 86 mm; 6 1/2 in x 3 3/8 in
open: 16.5 cm x 26.3 cm; 6 1/2 in x 10 3/8 in
overall: 5/8 in x 6 9/16 in x 3 3/4 in; 1.5875 cm x 16.66875 cm x 9.525 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Julius Sharat
See more items in
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.


Add a comment about this object