Otis Elevator Company 1948 Ad St Louis


Dimensions: approx. 8×11 inches

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Dimensions: approx. 8 X 11 inches

Otis Elevator Company of New York ran this paper advertisement that came from a 1948 magazine and features Otis and a series of ads covering cities across America. In this ad it’s St. Louis, a queen city of Mississippi and the eight largest city of the United States, founded in 1764 by a fur trader Pierre Laclede Liquest. Ad mentions the English subwayites at the Leicester Square Station of London’s Underground. The traffic arteries of the new 10 story Beaumont Medical building in St. Louis. The improved signal control operation with simply touching, not pushing a plastic arrow in the landing fixture of the elevator. Ad is dated on the page September 13, 1948. Did you know that “Escalator” is a registered trade mark of the Otis Elevator Company and was the only company that made escalators?