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.
Virgin Megastore at Union Square and Broadway opened its doors in the fall of 1998. Card has circulation of 100,000.
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.
JVC Jazz festival set contains of 2 metrocards, each has circulation of 50,000 and each was distributed separately.
Festival was held in New York June 15-27, 1998.
This card has 3 images on it featuring Benny Goodman, John Coltrane and Dizzy Gillespie with slogan ‘Great Moments in New York Jazz’.
This card features subway station and jazz musicians playing on it.
Turn this card into a Mattress is an advertisement card for ‘Dial a mattress 800-mattress’ company issued in 1998 with circulation of 100,000. This card could give to user a $50.00 off any purchase of $500.00 or more.
Gang Starr Moment of Truth record release was the reason for this metrocard issue with circulation of 100,000. Card was sponsored by Noo Trybe records, Inc. and has images from cover of an album.
Fox News Channel metrocard issued in 1998 to advertise launch of this channel on TimeWarner Cable channel 46 with the motto “News for the independent thinker”. Circulation is 120,000. Card features logo of the FNC channel on the background of TV screen.
Calvin Klein fragrance for a man or a woman available at Macy’s metrocard issued in 1998 with circulation of 1,000,000 is the first card with advertisement from Calvin Klein. His company used metrocards many times since then.
Emigrant Saving Bank first set contains of 8 metrocards each has circulation of 50,000. All cards feature black and white photograph of particular group of immigrants with logo of the bank.
Cards feature German, Jewish, Irish, Chinese, Gaudeloupe, Italian, Puerto Rican and the last card features images of immigrant children.