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Holoprint [advertising catalog]

Major collection: Holography
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Maker: McGrew, Steve; American Bank Note Holographics, Inc.; Light Impressions, Inc.
Date made: 1982
Materials: embossed mylar foil (white light transmission); foil
Measurements: 9 in x 9 in
Nomenclature: commercial
Classification: holograms

Advertising booklet from United States Banknote Corporation for their Holoprint product (jacket cover reads `The one-cent security product that could save your company $Mi,lli,ons'); cover of 6-page booklet reads `A revolutionary new application of laser technology for the security industry,' and has a small, circular holographic foil sticker showing one of 2 images, depending on the angle of light: either the letters USRC, or an eagle, wings outspread, surrounded by the words `U.S. Royalty Corporation Authencity'; booklet describes various security products available using holography.

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