Lord and Taylor check check from 1879 processed by Teller number 28. Lord and Taylor is oldest luxury department store in America. Lord & Taylor is currently owned by NRDC Equity Partners. It now has 49 physical stores and an online store. The company was started by Samuel Lord, an immigrant from England, and George Washington Taylor. Their first store in 1826 was loacted on catherine Street in New York City. Lord and Taylor relocated to Broad Street and then relocated in Fifth Avenue between 38th Street and 39th Street where is currently operates. Lord and Taylor was the first store to attract customers and extend its fine reputation by having store windows at Christmas devoted to displaying holiday ornaments rather than merchandise. At the beginning of each business day, the employees of Lord and Taylor hear the Star Spangled Banner played through the store.
This Lord and Taylor check reproduction would make a wonderful addition to any collection of department store memorabilia.