World's first ATM machine turns to gold on 50th birthday

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  •   July 31, 2017
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World's first ATM machine turns to gold on 50th birthday

Five decades since it heralded a transformation in the way people obtained and used cash, the world's first ATM was turned into gold for celebrations of its fiftieth anniversary.

The brainchild of Scottish inventor Shepherd-Barron, the first ATM (automated teller machine) was opened on June 27, 1967 at a branch of Barclays bank in Enfield, north London, the first of six cash dispensers commissioned by the bank.

Five decades since it heralded a transformation in the way people obt