Vintage Pinkerton’s Inc. 1990 Chalkware Figurine Statue (fireman) 11” Tall
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Vintage Pinkerton’s Inc. 1990 Chalkware Figurine Statue (fireman) 11” Tall:
Vintage Pinkerton’s Inc. 1990 Chalkware Figurine Statue (Fireman) 11” Tall. Condition is Used but Very Good with some normal paint wear. Please see the details in the photos as they are a major part of the description. Shipped with USPS Priority Mail.
This is part of a collection that was kept in the lobby of a glass manufacturer in Southern California until they closed in 2005. Pinkerton Security Company gave these as gifts to companies that used their security service. They were boxed up and have remained in the boxes since. ( Not the original boxes ) only removed to take photos.The Pinkerton agency first made its name in the late-1850s for hunting down outlaws and providing private security for railroads. As the company’s profile grew, its iconic logo—a large, unblinking eye accompanied by the slogan “We Never Sleep”—gave rise to the term “private eye” as a nickname for detectives.
By the early 20th century, the Pinkertons’ crime fighting duties had largely been absorbed by local police forces and agencies like the FBI. The company lived on as private security firm and guard service, however, and still operates today under the shortened name