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A short history of hotel luggage labels~by Joao-Manuel Mimoso

When was printed the first hotel luggage label? No one knows and possibly no one ever will! A study of old travel scrapbooks shows that in the 1880s people used to make passable hotel labels out of cut letterheads and other printed paper items that included the image (or then just the name) of the hotel.  The oldest true label in my collection is for the Grand Hotel de Dunkerque in Brussels and can be dated to the period from 1873 (when the hotel reopened in the buildings of the Leopold Baths) to 1877. Complete Story

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Paris France, Comédie Francaise program, La Soulier de Satin, 28 March 1945, featuring Courvoisier Cognac Ad 1945Paris France, Comédie Francaise program, La Soulier de Satin, 28 March 1945, featuring Courvoisier Cognac Ad 1945ESERVEONE2364.00
Advertising page and map of Paris, France for Comédie Francaise theater, circa 1920'sAdvertising page and map of Paris, France for Comédie Francaise theater, circa 1920'sESERVEONE2104.00
Barbara Martine, "Como Esta Usted Senor", Risque Stag Film BW 4 page advertising flyer with nude photos, circa 1950'sBarbara Martine, "Como Esta Usted Senor", Risque Stag Film BW 4 page advertising flyer with nude photos, circa 1950'sESERVEONE20710.00
Alabama, The Cotton State, Car Decal or Luggage sticker, Baxter Lane Co. UNUSED In cellophaneAlabama, The Cotton State, Car Decal or Luggage sticker, Baxter Lane Co. UNUSED In cellophaneESERVEONE2005.00