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Abraham & Straus charge card

Object Name: Charge card
Date: 1960s-1970s
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Medium: Plastic
Dimensions: Overall: 2 1/8 × 3 3/8 in. (5.4 × 8.6 cm)
Description: Green, plastic card with rounded corners, printed in white and blue. Marked on recto: “ABRAHAM & STRAUS / A&S / [embossed] 464 57 911 / [embossed] MRS OSCAR AWNER.” Marked on verso: “[signature in blue ink] Vivian Awner / SIGNATURE / This card is designed for your shipping convenience and / will be honored at all A&S stores. Please present it when / purchasing to assure prompt service and accuracy. / For your own protection, if card is lost or stolen, / immediately report the loss to A&S Credit Office. / Abraham & Straus, 420 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, N.Y. 11201.”
Credit Line: Gift of Vivian Awner
Object Number: 2017.36.6
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This charge card was issued by Abraham & Straus, a New York City department store open from 1865 to 1994.