Pickwick Corporation 1930 - Early Greyhound Bus, Hotel and Aviation Company

Pickwick Corporation 1930 - Early Greyhound Bus, Hotel and Aviation Company

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Beautifully engraved Certificate from the famous The Pickwick Corporation issued in 1930. This historic document was printed by the Jeffries Banknote Company and has an ornate border around it with a vignette of a women. This item has a printed signature of the company's president (Charles F. Wren) and secretary (Warner Libby) and is over 73 years old
Certificate Vignette Charles F. Wren was president of the Pickwick Corporation which included the Pickwick Greyhound Lines, Pickwick Airlines, Pickwick Nitecoaches, Pickwick Hotel (Kansas City), Pickwick Broadcasting, Pickwick Terminals Pickwick Motor Coach Works, Golden State Hotel Company, Pickwick International Stages and Pickwick Stage Systems. The airlines was run out of the Glendale Air Terminal in California from 1928-1930.
Early Pickwick Ad In 1926, the Motor Transit company joined forces with two West Coast operations, the Pickwick Lines and the Pioneer Yelloway System, to form the Northland Transportation Corporation a.k.a. "the Greyhound Lines." The running dog is first used as the company's logo. Pickwick was also involved with hotels including the Pickwick Hotel in San Francisco built in 1926 as the Pickwick Stage Lines. This hotel is mentioned in the classic mystery "The Maltese Falcon" by Dashiell Hammett. With its familiar marquee, the Pickwick was constructed in the Neo Gothic style. Their early broadcasting properties included KGB in San Diego and KTM in Santa Monica.

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