Beautiful Guarantee Bond Certificate from the Maytag Appliances Company issued in 1924. This historic document has an ornate border around it with a vignette of Maytag plant. This item has the printed signatures of the Company's President, ( L.B. Maytag ) and is over 93 years old. Maytag Corporation traces its roots to 1893 when F.L. Maytag began manufacturing farm implements in Newton, Iowa. In an effort to offset seasonal slumps in business, he introduced a wooden-tub washing machine in 1907. The washing machines proved so popular that Maytag devoted himself full-time to the washing machine business. Maytag Corporation steps into the 21st century, with a century-old heritage, instantly recognized brands, and customers in markets throughout the world.