National Geographic : 1914 Jan
See the world on "A. B. A." Cheques You can pay your hotel bills with them; buy railway and steam ship tickets; use them for purchases in the principal shops. They are the safest kind of traveling funds, because issued by thou sands of American Banks under authority of the American Bankers Association, are good only when replaced if lost or stolen. "A. B. A." Cheques supply the urgent need for an International Currency. If American bank notes could be used for traveling expenses in all parts of the world, if they were engraved with their value in the currency of the principal foreign nations and required your signature to make them good -they would be very like "A B.A." Cheques. 50,000 banks throughout the world have agreed to cash them without charge and with out a personal introduction. Signing one of your "A. B. A." Cheques identifies you. Wherever you travel-in any civilized country of the world, you can use "A.B .A ." Cheques like actual cash throughout your trip-from the time you buy your outbound steamship tickets to the payment of U.S. Customs duties on your return. signed by the holder, and may be Get them at your Bank Ask for descriptive booklet. If your bank is not yet supplied with "A.B.A" Cheques, write for informatzon as to where they can be obtained in your vicinity. BANKERS TRUST CO. New York City "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."