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Postal Buddy Issues (1992-1993)

The US Postal Service's first prepaid debit Card program, the Postal Buddy cards, were sold in 1992-1993
at selected Post Offices and shopping centers in Northern Virginia and San Diego.

Postal Buddy Money Card
System: Proprietary, mag strip
Denom: none, Mintage: unk
Iss: 1992, Exp: 2 yr after last use
KARS# A394, MCC# ULC 1

Postal Buddy Money Card

Reverse

Postal Buddy Money Card w/Text
System: Proprietary, mag strip
Denom: none, Mintage: unk
Iss: 1993, Exp: 2 yr after last use
KARS# A395, MCC# ULC 2

Postal Buddy Money Card w/Text

Reverse

 

Liberty Cash Issues (1996-1999)

Prepaid debit cards were re-introduced with the Liberty Cash program in late 1996,
with initial trials in California, Colorado and the Mall of America in Minnesota.

US Flag Stamp/Porch Series
Disposable $5 Card
System: Proprietary, mag strip
Denom: $5, Mintage: unk
Iss: Sep 96, Exp: Aug 1 97
KARS# A417, MCC# ULC 3

US Flag Stamp/Porch Series
Disposable $10 Card

System: Proprietary, mag strip
Denom: $10, Mintage: unk
Iss: Sep 96, Exp: Aug 1 97
KARS# A418, MCC# ULC 4

US Flag Stamp/Porch Series
Disposable $20 Card

System: Proprietary, mag strip
Denom: $20, Mintage: unk
Iss: Sep 96, Exp: Aug 1 97
KARS# A419, MCC# ULC 5

US Flag Stamp/Porch Series
Disposable $50 Card

System: Proprietary, mag strip
Denom: $50, Mintage: unk
Iss: Sep 96, Exp: Aug 1 97
KARS# A420, MCC# ULC 6

Sep 1996 Disposable Cards
Typical Reverse

(Hologram on reverse)

US Flag Reloadable Card
System: Proprietary, mag strip
Denom: none, Mintage: unk
Iss: Sep 96, Exp: Aug 1 97
KARS# A421, MCC# ULC 7

Tech Keyboard Reloadable Card
System: Proprietary, mag strip
Denom: none, Mintage: unk
Iss: Sep 96, Exp: Aug 1 97
KARS# A422, MCC# ULC 8

Oct -Dec 1996 Disposable Cards
Typical Reverse

(images below)

(Hologram on obverse)

US Flag Reloadable, hologram obv
System: Proprietary, mag strip
Denom: none, Mintage: unk
Iss: Sep 96, Exp: Mar 1 98
KARS# A300, MCC# ULC 9

US Flag Reloadable, hologram obv

Reverse

(hologram on obverse)

Disposable Holiday Series
Christmas Tree/Star Card

System: Proprietary, mag strip
Denom: $5, Mintage: 10,000
Iss: Oct 96, Exp: Aug 1 97
KARS# A423, MCC# ULC 10

Disposable Holiday Series
Santa In Chimney Card

System: Proprietary, mag strip
Denom: $5, Mintage: 10,000
Iss: Oct 96, Exp: Aug 1 97
KARS# A423, MCC# ULC 11

Disposable Holiday Series
Family Fireside Card

System: Proprietary, mag strip
Denom: $5, Mintage: 10,000
Iss: Oct 96, Exp: Aug 1 97
KARS# A423, MCC# ULC 12

Disposable Holiday Series
Holiday Shopping Card

System: Proprietary, mag strip
Denom: $5, Mintage: 10,000
Iss: Oct 96, Exp: Aug 1 97
KARS# A423, MCC# ULC 13

POW-MIA Disposable Card
System: Proprietary, mag strip
Denom: $5, Mintage: 15,000
Iss: Oct 96, Exp: Aug 1 97
KARS# A424, MCC# ULC 14

POW-MIA Disposable Card

Reverse

Hanukkah Disposable Card
System: Proprietary, mag strip
Denom: $10, Mintage: 10,000
Iss: Oct 96, Exp: Aug 1 97
KARS# A425, MCC# ULC 15

Hanukkah Disposable Card

Reverse

Shuttle Endeavour Disposable Card
System: Proprietary, mag strip
Denom: $20, Mintage: 10,000
Iss: Oct 96, Exp: Aug 1 97
KARS# A426, MCC# ULC 16

Shuttle Endeavour Disposable Card

Reverse

SF 49ers 50th Anniv Disposable Card
System: Proprietary, mag strip
Denom: $50, Mintage: 5,000
Iss: Dec 96, Exp: Aug 1 97
KARS# A427, MCC# ULC 17

SF 49ers 50th Anniv Disposable Card

Reverse

Statue of Liberty $10 Disposable Card
System: Proprietary, mag strip
Denom: $10, Mintage: unk
Iss: 1997, Exp: Mar 1 1998
KARS# A299, MCC# ULC 18

Statue of Liberty $10 Disposable Card

Reverse

Statue of Liberty $20 Disposable Card
System: Proprietary, mag strip
Denom: $20, Mintage: unk
Iss: 1997, Exp: Mar 1 1998
KARS# A310, MCC# ULC 19

Statue of Liberty $20 Disposable Card

Reverse

Florida Alligator Reloadable Card
System: Proprietary, mag strip
Denom: none, Mintage: unk
Iss: 1997, Exp: Mar 31 1999
KARS# A374, MCC# ULC 18

Florida Alligator Reloadable Card

Reverse

Florida Alligator Reloadable Card
2nd Printing
(Exp: Dec 31 2000)

Reverse

California Sea Lion Reloadable Card
Common Obverse
System: Proprietary, mag strip
Denom: none, Mintage: unk
MCC# ULC 21
(Image courtesy Chris & Ketzra)

California Sea Lion Reloadable Card
Reverse - 1st Release
Iss: 1997, Exp: Mar 31 1999

(Image courtesy Chris & Ketzra)

California Sea Lion Reloadable Card
Reverse - 2nd Release
Iss: 1997, Exp: Dec 31 1999

(Image courtesy Chris & Ketzra)

California Sea Lion Reloadable Card
Reverse - 3rd Release
Iss: 1997, Exp: none

(Image courtesy Chris & Ketzra)

1st Supersonic Flight Disposable Card
System: Proprietary, mag strip
Denom: $10, Mintage: 5,000
Iss: 1997, Exp: Aug 31 1998
KARS# A398

1st Supersonic Flight Disposable Card

Reverse

Kwanzaa Disposable Card
System: Proprietary, mag strip
Denom: $10, Mintage: 5,000
Iss: 1997, Exp: Aug 31 1998
KARS# A399

Kwanzaa Disposable Card

Reverse

Auto Racing USA Reloadable Card
System: Proprietary, mag strip
Denom: none, Mintage: unk
Iss: 1997, Exp: Mar 31 1999
KARS# A497

Auto Racing USA Reloadable Card

Reverse

Overland Mail Reloadable Card
System: Proprietary, mag strip
Denom: none, Mintage: unk
Iss: 1998, Exp: Mar 31 1999
KARS# A496

Overland Mail Reloadable Card

Reverse

Bald Eagle Disposable Card
Special Edition

System: Proprietary, mag strip
Denom: $10, Mintage: 10,000
Iss: Apr 99, Exp: Dec 31 2000
(Image courtesy Chris & Ketzra)

Bald Eagle Disposable Card

Reverse

(Image courtesy Chris & Ketzra)

Puppy and Kitten Disposable Card
Special Edition

System: Proprietary, mag strip
Denom: $10, Mintage: 10,000
Iss: Apr 99, Exp: Dec 31 2000
(Image courtesy Chris & Ketzra)

Puppy and Kitten Disposable Card

Reverse

(Image courtesy Chris & Ketzra)

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