Time Capsule: ‘Bank of the Future’ From 1973

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For as modern and progressive as the vision for this project was, it’s interesting that they didn’t foresee the advent of TV merchandising. These days, that text-cluttered sign would be on a gorgeous, vertically-mounted plasma screen.

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Check out the silver, spacey boots and matching uniform on the “Banker of the Future.”
It’s fresh off the set of Star Trek.

In the bottom-right inset there’s a photo of the TV teller — it’s an innovation from Diebold.

Further Reading: Read more about this “Bank of the Future” at Wells Fargo’s Guided by History blog.

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