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It’s All There in Black and White: The Comox Valley’s First Credit Cards

An important anniversary to note – it has been 50 years since the first credit card was used at Comox Valley businesses. Check out this article from the February 4, 1970 edition of the Comox District Free Press to see merchant reactions.

The Chargex logo from the 1970’s:

With legacy support from the Bickle Family and the Comox Valley Echo.