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These cards are from the first batch of AMEX cards created with live smart card microprocessors (Solaic V1) on live AMEX plastic, tested on the AMEX campus in '94.

50 Gold & 50 Green cards were produced with chips. Of these, approx 15 of each still exist in unembossed form (no account #).

AMEX Gold Card Prototype
System: Proprietary
Denom: none; Mintage approx 15
Production Date: 1994; Exp. unk
KARS# A166

AMEX Green Card Prototype
System: Proprietary
Denom: none; Mintage: approx 15
Production Date: 1994; Exp. unk
KARS# A492

Very Rare AMEX prototype card made for the Disney Store, but never released. Only a few examples were produced.

 

First time image available to the general public

AMEX Disney Store Prototype
System: Proprietary
Denom: none; Mintage: unk
Production Date: unk; Exp. unk
KARS# A493

AMEX Disney Store Prototype
Reverse with magnetic stripe

First American Express Public SVC

AMEX Blue Card
System: Proprietary
Denom: none; Mintage unk
Iss: Mar 2000; Exp: Apr 2003
KARS# A612

AMEX Blue Card (reverse)

Clear plastic cards

 

(my card's numbers were 'erased' to protect the innocent)

AMEX Blue Card (Type 2)
System: Proprietary
Denom: none; Mintage unk
Iss: Sep 2001; Exp: Apr 2005
KARS# A722

AMEX Blue Business Card (Type 2)
System: Proprietary
Denom: none; Mintage unk
Iss: Dec 2004; Exp: May 2009
KARS# A723

AMEX Aspen/Snowmass Card
System: Skifunds Program
System: Proprietary
Denom: $500; Mintage unk
Iss: 1996; Exp: Apr 14 1996
KARS# A281

AMEX Smart Ship Project Card
USS Yorktown
System: Proprietary
Denom: none; Mintage unk
Iss: 1996; Exp: unk
KARS# A264

AMEX Incentive Services Award Card
Coca-Cola Points Card
(each point is worth $1 which can only be spent at select AX Establishments)
System: Proprietary
Denom: 25 Points; Mintage: unk
Iss: 2004; Exp: Dec, 2005
KARS# A729

AMEX OPEN "Thank You" Member
Reward Pre-Paid Card

System: Proprietary
Denom: 10 points; Mintage: unk
Iss: Dec 2005; Exp: Jul 31, 2006
KARS# A741

AMEX $25 Gift Card
System: Proprietary
Denom: $25; Mintage: unk
Iss: Oct 2005; Exp: Dec 2012
KARS# A751
(US use only)

AMEX $50 Gift Card
System: Proprietary
Denom: $50; Mintage: unk
Iss: Nov 2007; Exp: Dec 2012
Image Donated
(US use only)

Gift Cards Co-Branded with American Express
or
American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
or
American Express Prepaid Card Management Corporation

Best Buy Home Electronics Holiday Gift Card

Best Buy Home For The Holidays (Pop Up) Gift Card
KARS# A633

Best Buy Lenticular Gift Card 2003
KARS# A719

Best Buy Scorpion King
KARS# A720

CBL Malls Gift Card
AX Travel Related Services Company, Inc
System: Proprietary
Denom: none; Mintage: unk
Iss: Aug 2008; Exp Jan 2012
KARS# A773

DuncanDonuts.com

Electrolux Gift Card
AEPCMC under license from
AX Travel Related Services Company, Inc
System: Proprietary
Denom: none; Mintage: unk
Iss: Dec 2009; Exp Dec 2015
$2 Monthly Service (waived for initial 6 months)
KARS# A883

Mall at Millenia (Orlando, Florida)
AEPCMC
System: Proprietary
Denom: none, Mintage: unk
Iss: Mar 2012; Exp: Mar 2021
(Funds do not expire)
KARS# A824

Starting in 2009, American Express Prepaid Gift Cards were issued by
American Express Prepaid Card Management Corporation (AEPCMC)

under license from American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
and are issued by Sovereign Bank

Thjese gift cards are useable only in the United States where American Express® Cards are accepted,
and not for use at cruise lines, casinos, ATMs, or for recurring billing purchases (cellulare phone service, subscriptions, etc.)

Most of these cards require an up front Purchase Fee.
Although printed with Expiration Dates, the funds do not expire.

$50 Gift Card
System: Proprietary
Denom: $50; Mintage: unk
Iss: May 2010; Exp: Mar 2019
AEPCMC Reverse Type 1a
KARS# A805

$100 Gift Card
System: Proprietary
Denom: $100; Mintage: unk
Iss: Jul 2012; Exp: May 2021
AEPCMC Reverse Type 1b
KARS# A950

Have A Blast
System: Proprietary
Denom: $25; Mintage: unk
Iss: Nov 2011; Exp: Jan 2021
AEPCMC Reverse Type 2
KARS# A838

Festi ve
System: Proprietary
Denom: $25; Mintage: unk
Iss: Jul 2004; Exp: Oct 2023
AEPCMC Reverse Type 3a
KARS# A954

Lunar New Year
System: Proprietary
Denom: $25; Mintage: unk
Iss: May 2004; Exp: Jul 2023
AEPCMC Reverse Type 3b
KARS# A955

Shop Small $25 Reward Card
System: Proprietary
Denom: $25; Mintage: unk
Iss: Sep 2011; Exp: Oct 2022
AEPCMC Business Reverse
KARS# A956


These AEPCMC Gift Card Issues all have the same Type 2 Reverse

AEPCMC Achievement $25
KARS# A846

AEPCMC All You Do Blue $25
KARS# A848

AEPCMC All You Do Pink $25
KARS# A840

AEPCMC Big Heart $25
KARS# A847

AEPCMC Birthday $25
KARS# A818

AEPCMC Birthday $50
KARS# A819

AEPCMC Birthday $100
KARS# A857

AEPCMC Blue Holiday $25
KARS# A862

AEPCMC Celebrate $25
KARS# A863

AEPCMC Chanukah $25
KARS# A812

AEPCMC Chanukah $50
KARS# A813

AEPCMC Chanukah $100
KARS# A814

AEPCMC Congrats Wedding $25
KARS# A855

AEPCMC Congrats Wedding $200
KARS# A856

AEPCMC Congratulations $25
KARS# A820

AEPCMC Dining $50
KARS# A859

AEPCMC Diwali $25
KARS# A867

AEPCMC Excellence $25
KARS# A845

AEPCMC Felicidades $25
KARS# A841

AEPCMC For You $25
KARS# A844

AEPCMC Graduation $25
KARS# A851

AEPCMC Graduation $100
KARS# A852

AEPCMC Graduation $200
KARS# A853

AEPCMC Children's Health Fund $25 (Donation) Card
KARS# A822

AEPCMC Holly $50
KARS# A868

AEPCMC Holly $100
KARS# A869

AEPCMC I'm Yours $25
KARS# A849

AEPCMC Indulge $25
KARS# A864

AEPCMC Kids $25
KARS# A821

AEPCMC Marble Thanks $25
KARS# A842

AEPCMC Message Kite $50
KARS# A839

AEPCMC Million Thanks $25
KARS# A843

AEPCMC No Ties $25
KARS# A854

AEPCMC Peter Max $25 Ltd Ed
KARS# A815

AEPCMC Peter Max $50 Ltd Ed
KARS# A816

AEPCMC Peter Max $100 Ltd Ed
KARS# A817

AEPCMC Purple Flower $25
KARS# A850

AEPCMC Red Ornament $200
KARS# A866

AEPCMC Snowflake $25
KARS# A870

AEPCMC Snowflake $50
KARS# A871

AEPCMC Snowflake $100
KARS# A872

AEPCMC Splurge $25
KARS# A865

AEPCMC Teen $25
KARS# A858

AEPCMC Thank You $25
KARS# A861

AEPCMC United Way $25 (Donation)
KARS# A837

AEPCMC Wedding $100
KARS# A860

AEPCMC Wreath $25
KARS# A873

AEPCMC Wreath $50
KARS# A874

AEPCMC Wreath $100
KARS# A875

AEPCMC Wreath $200
KARS# A876

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