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The Bank Center – New Fidelity Building – Pittsburgh, PA – Kristi Capone

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The New Fidelity Building © Kristi Capone

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Standard Life & New Fidelity Buildings – Pittsburgh, PA – Featured Fade – Dean Capone

Traders State Bank – Salina, KS

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The Traders State Bank is one of the institutions of Salina whose name has been associated with sound and conservative financial standing, whose advancement along safe and substantial lines have earned for them the right to be keepers of hundreds of thousands of dollars, representing the earnings and profits of the business organizations and residents of this city and vicinity. This bank was organized in 1909 with a capital stock of $35,000. F. W. Ekstrand is president and H. J. Stover is cashier. The bank is housed in a beautiful new building at 110 South Santa Fe Ave. It is fully equipped to conduct a metropolitan business. The magnificent interior is handsomely furnished in oak and marble with bronze fixtures. The vault and safes are of the most improved style and every precaution is taken for the safety of funds, entrusted to their care. Their safety deposit vault is accessible to customers of this bank and is one of the important features of the new building. They make foreign exchanges, collections, furnish drafts good in any part of the world, negotiate loans, etc. and respectfully solicit the patronage of business houses, corporations, city and rural residents. The directors of this bank are F. W. Ekstrand, C. B. Kirtland, P. L. Gebhardt, S. Steifel, John E. Ryberg, W. M. Garrison and H. J. Stover. They are all gentlemen of high standing and sterling worth and successful business men of this city. – ksgenweb.org

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Golden Dragon Chop Suey – St. Louis, MO

The bank ad above reads “Why not earn 3% on your savings?” © Frank H. Jump

Sixth Ward Bank – Mechanics Bank – East NY, Brooklyn

© Frank H. Jump

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American National Bank of Alamosa, CO – Shoe Repair – San Juan Valley

© Frank H. Jump

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© Frank H. Jump

© Frank H. Jump

The American National Bank Building is a historic bank in Alamosa, Colorado, United States. It is located at 500 State Avenue. Built in 1909, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places on April 15, 1999. – Wikipedia

Antique Money dot com

The American National Bank Of Alamosa in Colorado printed $792,800 dollars worth of national currency. That is a high amount, but condition and serial numbers can make otherwise common currency from this bank quite valuable. This national bank opened in 1905 and stopped printing money in 1935, which equals a 31 year printing period. That is a fairly normal lifespan for a national bank. During its life, The American National Bank Of Alamosa issued 8 different types and denominations of national currency. We have examples of the types listed below. Your bank note should look similar. Just the bank name will be different. For the record, The American National Bank Of Alamosa was located in Alamosa County. It was assigned charter number 7904. – Antique Money dot com

Corner of Germania Bank Building – 190 Bowery, NYC

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Sunrise National Bank – Baldwin, LI

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Ridgewood Savings Bank – Myrtle Avenue, QU

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Yonkers Trust Company Building – Main Street – Yonkers, NY

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Currency auction site

Yonkers National Bank and Trust Company was established in 1910. On 12/20/1941 merged to State Trust Company of Larchmont. – scripophily.com

Dime Savings Bank – Food Cart Vendor – Albee Square – Downtown Brooklyn

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