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UK: World's first-ever ATM celebrates 50 years in London02:01

UK: World's first-ever ATM celebrates 50 years in London

United Kingdom, London
June 27, 2017 at 20:26 GMT -00:00 · Published

The world's oldest automated teller machine (ATM) was coated in gold to celebrate 50 years since its introduction in London on Tuesday. Red carpet and stanchions were also placed in front of the machine.

Passersby puzzled at the setup outside a Barclays Bank depository in Enfield, north London, took a moment to snap pictures and comment on the declined use of money in modern living.

One resident remarked, "when you get a pay, your pay-check goes straight to the bank, you don't really see the money anymore."

The first ATM was unveiled on June 27, 1967.

UK: World's first-ever ATM celebrates 50 years in London02:01
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The world's oldest automated teller machine (ATM) was coated in gold to celebrate 50 years since its introduction in London on Tuesday. Red carpet and stanchions were also placed in front of the machine.

Passersby puzzled at the setup outside a Barclays Bank depository in Enfield, north London, took a moment to snap pictures and comment on the declined use of money in modern living.

One resident remarked, "when you get a pay, your pay-check goes straight to the bank, you don't really see the money anymore."

The first ATM was unveiled on June 27, 1967.

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