We Heal NY set

We Heal NY set of 2 cards was sponsored by Continuum Health Partners Inc . Each card was sold separately and has the same picture of doctors and nurses. Both cards had the same circulation of 50,000.

Set features Beth Israel and St. Luke’s Roosevelt hospitals.

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98-35-st-lukes-hospital

In 1998 Sprint Communications Company sponsored set of 3 cards. 2 cards were in English and Spanish and one in English and Chinese. All cards were sold separately. English/Spanis cards have circulation of 100,000 and English/Chinese – 50,000.

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98-31-sprint-long-distance
98-32-sprint-free-rides-chinese

Continental airlines sponsored all together 12 metrocards over the span of 3 years (actually one more is known but has never been released). All cards have dark blue background with stylized globe on the left and golden colored name of the company: Continental Airlines. Each card has been sold separately and has many different expiration dates.

1998 US Open Tennis tournament sponsored by American Express ‘The official card of the US Open’ metrocard is the first of cards features tennis and sponsored by AmEx. Card had circulation of just 40,000. Most likely it was given out to ticket holders at Tennis center in Queens. Matching leaflet has bee issued at the time.

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Banana Republic Catalog: Open all night. Metrocard had circulation of 100,000 and is the first black and white design.

Banana Republic

Banana Republic

ABC Dharma & Greg

ABC sitcom Dharma and Greg metrocard has the same design as another ABC card ‘Spin City’. It features image of Jenna Elfman and Thomas Gibson. Card had circulation of 500,000.

Dharma & Greg

Dharma & Greg

Montrenx Jazz Festival held in New York in September1998 and was sponsored by Time Warner Inc. Card has circulation of 500,000.

Jazz festival

Jazz festival

Starrett City at Spring Creek set contains of 2 cards: English and Spanish versions. Both cards have the same design and the only difference is slogans ‘Discover a new world’ and ‘Welcome to the neighborhood’ either in English or Spanish. English version has circulation of 40,000 and Spanish of 20,000.

Starrett City English

Starrett City English

Starrett City Spanish

Starrett City Spanish

Virgin Megastore

Virgin Megastore at Union Square and Broadway opened its doors in the fall of 1998. Card has circulation of 100,000.

Virgin Megastore

Virgin Megastore

New York University: Get on the fast track metrocard has 3 different versions of font used to display that slogan. Card has circulation of 100,000, however it is not known if that is total for all different versions of font and also there are many different expiration date cards in existence. See here difference side by side.

SMALL FONT:

NYU small font

NYU small font

MEDIUM FONT:

NYU medium font

NYU medium font

LARGE FONT:

NYU large font

NYU large font