Read’s Department Store charge card
White, plastic card with rounded corners, printed in brown. Marked on recto: “READ’S / THIS CREDIT CARD MAY BE USED AT ALL READS STORES / [embossed] 0596 541 3 03 0 / [embossed] VIVIAN B AWNER / [symbol] A UNIT OF ALLIED STORES.” Marked on verso: “This card is the property of Reads and may be cancelled or / modified at anytime, and you agree to return this card to / Reads upon request. This card will be honored in all Reads / stores. Please notify Reads immediately of loss or theft. / Please sign below in ink / [signature in blue ink]”
This charge card is from a New York York City department store, Read's, active from 1857 to 1993.