Quaker Oats bought On advice of counsel, Quaker Oats set up and transferred the land Youngstown Glove Company the Great Klondike Big Inch Land Company to make the company the registered owner and manager of the deeds. Starting on January93 newspapers across the United States ran advertisements that read "Get a real deed to one square inch of land in the Yukon gold rush country" and, "You'll actually own one square inch of Yukon land".

In turn, a 5 by 8 inch deed to one Klondike Big Inch Land Company inch of land in the Klondike was sent back. In FebruaryQuaker Klondike Big Inch Land Company was blocked from trading the deed for a box top by the Ohio Securities Division until it received a state license for the "sale" of foreign land.

Since none of the deeds were actually registered, the documents were never legally binding and owners of these deeds were never actual owners of any land.

The deed excluded mineral rights on the property. The land is now part of the Dawson City Golf Course. To this day, Yukon officials receive letters and phone calls about the deeds. The land office of the Yukon currently contains an inch thick file folder of correspondence regarding the promotion. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Preston's Yukon". The Montreal Gazette. Retrieved 30 December Akron Beacon Journal Online. Archived from the original on 17 February Hidden categories: All articles lacking reliable references Articles lacking reliable references from June Namespaces Article Talk.

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KLONDIKE BIG INCH LAND COMPANY - The wanderling

Inside was my diploma along with an official looking 'deed' for one whole square inch of land in Canada's Yukon Territory from the Klondike Big Inch Land Company dated January 4, 1955, a really good copy of Uncle Scrooge, Issue #14, June 1956, with Scrooge, his deed and dealings with one square inch of land in a story called Faulty Fortune, AND the treasure map I drew for my time capsule."…

Klondike Big Inch Land Co. Inc. eBay

Deed of Land Certificate was a promotional scheme over 50 years ago to promote the sale of Puffed Rice and Puffed Wheat. More information included with the Certificate. Item ordered may not be exact piece shown. All original and authentic. ... Klondike Big Inch Land Co…Seller Rating: 100.0% positive…

Taking Stock: Decades-old deed to one square inch of ...

Mar 13, 2016 · Dear Mr. Berko: My dad died several years ago, and I found 72 individual share certificates for a land deed company called Klondike Big Inch Land Co. Inc., dated 1955. Our broker says the stock is worthless and thinks the company went bankrupt over 30 years ago. But I recall that you wrote several columns about old certificates, and before I toss these, I thought I'd contact you.…