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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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1906-21 Stereoview Armored Cruiser ACR-3 CA-3 Brooklyn Original Lithograph Print1906-21 Stereoview Armored Cruiser ACR-3 CA-3 Brooklyn Original Lithograph PrintNKYPHOTOS58025.00
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WWI Keystone Stereoview French Soldiers in Camp Real PhotoWWI Keystone Stereoview French Soldiers in Camp Real PhotoNKYPHOTOS55755.00
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WW2 Cigarette Card Africa GIs Patrol on Camels - Der zweite Weltkrieg im Bild or The Second World War in PicturesWW2 Cigarette Card Africa GIs Patrol on Camels - Der zweite Weltkrieg im Bild or The Second World War in PicturesNKYPHOTOS55305.00
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WWI Stereoview #14 French Soldiers Resting in Trenches Original Keystone Real Photo StereoviewWWI Stereoview #14 French Soldiers Resting in Trenches Original Keystone Real Photo StereoviewNKYPHOTOS54515.00
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WWI Stereoview #8 British Troops Battle Cambrai France Original KeystoneWWI Stereoview #8 British Troops Battle Cambrai France Original KeystoneNKYPHOTOS54525.00
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WWI Sarajevo Yugoslavia Where Archduke Was Murdered Starting WWI Original Keystone Stereoview #1WWI Sarajevo Yugoslavia Where Archduke Was Murdered Starting WWI Original Keystone Stereoview #1NKYPHOTOS54117.00
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WWI German Artillery on Alpine Front Der Weltkrieg (1916) Nr. 117 Original Cigarette CardWWI German Artillery on Alpine Front Der Weltkrieg (1916) Nr. 117 Original Cigarette CardNKYPHOTOS53945.00
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WWI German Anti Aircraft Searchlight Der Weltkrieg 1917/18 Nr. 174 Original Cigarette CardWWI German Anti Aircraft Searchlight Der Weltkrieg 1917/18 Nr. 174 Original Cigarette CardNKYPHOTOS53955.00
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1905 Japanese Troops Head to Port Arthur Russo Japanese War Original Stereoview1905 Japanese Troops Head to Port Arthur Russo Japanese War Original StereoviewNKYPHOTOS528710.00
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1905 Japanese Temporary Operating Room Russo Japanese War Original Stereoview1905 Japanese Temporary Operating Room Russo Japanese War Original StereoviewNKYPHOTOS52918.00
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1940 Destroyed Railroad Bridge in Sedan France Original Stereoview #861940 Destroyed Railroad Bridge in Sedan France Original Stereoview #86NKYPHOTOS51795.00
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1900s Life on Board A Battleship Original Keystone Real Photo Stereoview1900s Life on Board A Battleship Original Keystone Real Photo StereoviewNKYPHOTOS51158.00
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1905 Russo Japanese War Camp Life at Port Arthur Original Lithograph Stereoview1905 Russo Japanese War Camp Life at Port Arthur Original Lithograph StereoviewNKYPHOTOS510910.00
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1900s Royal Guard at Palace Stockholm Sweden Original Lithograph Stereoview1900s Royal Guard at Palace Stockholm Sweden Original Lithograph StereoviewNKYPHOTOS51085.00
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1940-42 Wrecked Russian Rata Fighter Original Real Photo Stereoview 1940-42 Wrecked Russian Rata Fighter Original Real Photo Stereoview NKYPHOTOS51045.00
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1905-1927 Armored Cruiser ACR-7 USS Pueblo Original Lithograph Stereoview1905-1927 Armored Cruiser ACR-7 USS Pueblo Original Lithograph StereoviewNKYPHOTOS51035.00
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WWI Doughboys at Company Drill Original Lithograph StereoviewWWI Doughboys at Company Drill Original Lithograph StereoviewNKYPHOTOS51025.00
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WWI A Wounded French Soldier Original Lithograph StereoviewWWI A Wounded French Soldier Original Lithograph StereoviewNKYPHOTOS51015.00
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WWI Camp Franco American Allies on the Front Original Lithograph StereoviewWWI Camp Franco American Allies on the Front Original Lithograph StereoviewNKYPHOTOS51005.00
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WWI American Headquarters in France Original Lithograph StereoviewWWI American Headquarters in France Original Lithograph StereoviewNKYPHOTOS50995.00
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WWI Waiting on Bugle Call to Advance Original Lithograph StereoviewWWI Waiting on Bugle Call to Advance Original Lithograph StereoviewNKYPHOTOS50975.00
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WWI French Officer Decorates Soldier Bravery Original Lithograph StereoviewWWI French Officer Decorates Soldier Bravery Original Lithograph StereoviewNKYPHOTOS50985.00
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WWI German Dougouts and Bunkers Original Lithograph Stereoview WWI German Dougouts and Bunkers Original Lithograph Stereoview NKYPHOTOS50965.00
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WWI Artillery Federal Troop Parade Original Lithograph Stereoview WWI Artillery Federal Troop Parade Original Lithograph Stereoview NKYPHOTOS50955.00
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WWI Doughboys Helping Wounded Scotchman Original Lithograph StereoviewWWI Doughboys Helping Wounded Scotchman Original Lithograph StereoviewNKYPHOTOS50945.00
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WWI SDoughboys Learning French Original Lithograph StereoviewWWI SDoughboys Learning French Original Lithograph StereoviewNKYPHOTOS50935.00
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WWI Bridge Blown by Germans on Marne River Original Real Photo StereoviewWWI Bridge Blown by Germans on Marne River Original Real Photo StereoviewNKYPHOTOS50797.00
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WWI Russian Troops on Review Original Photo Stereoview #3WWI Russian Troops on Review Original Photo Stereoview #3NKYPHOTOS50787.00
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WWI French 155mm Gun Artillery Original Real Photo Keystone Stereoview #17WWI French 155mm Gun Artillery Original Real Photo Keystone Stereoview #17NKYPHOTOS50808.00
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WWI  American Heavy Artillery in France Original Photo Keystone Stereoview #16WWI American Heavy Artillery in France Original Photo Keystone Stereoview #16NKYPHOTOS50818.00
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WWI President Foincare & Marshall Joffe Original Photo Keystone Stereoview #10 WWI President Foincare & Marshall Joffe Original Photo Keystone Stereoview #10 NKYPHOTOS50828.00
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WWI Stereoview French Training Doughboys in Machine GunWWI Stereoview French Training Doughboys in Machine GunNKYPHOTOS507310.00
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1905 Stereoview Japanese Trench Guard at Mess Russo Japanese War1905 Stereoview Japanese Trench Guard at Mess Russo Japanese WarNKYPHOTOS50657.00
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1905 Stereoview Japanese Army Telegraphers Russo Japanese War by Ingersoll1905 Stereoview Japanese Army Telegraphers Russo Japanese War by IngersollNKYPHOTOS50667.00
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1940-42 Stereoview Wrecked Russian Aircraft Fliegen und Siegen Nr. 851940-42 Stereoview Wrecked Russian Aircraft Fliegen und Siegen Nr. 85NKYPHOTOS50147.00
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WWI German Youth Training for War Der Weltkrieg 1914/18 Cigarette Card Nr. 225WWI German Youth Training for War Der Weltkrieg 1914/18 Cigarette Card Nr. 225NKYPHOTOS49955.00
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WWI German High Seas Fleet in Action Der Welkrieg 1914/18 Cigarette Card Nr. 235WWI German High Seas Fleet in Action Der Welkrieg 1914/18 Cigarette Card Nr. 235NKYPHOTOS49965.00
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1905 Stereoview Landing Cattle Manila Philippines1905 Stereoview Landing Cattle Manila PhilippinesNKYPHOTOS42997.50
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1905 Stereoview United States Hotel Parlor Saratoga New York1905 Stereoview United States Hotel Parlor Saratoga New YorkNKYPHOTOS42987.50
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1905 Stereoview Sand Surf Sun Atlantic City New Jersey1905 Stereoview Sand Surf Sun Atlantic City New JerseyNKYPHOTOS42977.50
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1905 Stereoview Floral Parade Saratoga  New York1905 Stereoview Floral Parade Saratoga New YorkNKYPHOTOS42967.50
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WWI Keystone Stereoview #23 Shell Burst in Ruined French VillageWWI Keystone Stereoview #23 Shell Burst in Ruined French VillageNKYPHOTOS190810.00
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WWI Keystone Stereoview #24 Huge Tank Moving Thru Smoke ScreenWWI Keystone Stereoview #24 Huge Tank Moving Thru Smoke ScreenNKYPHOTOS190710.00
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WWI Keystone Stereoview #25 President Wilson Addressing CongressWWI Keystone Stereoview #25 President Wilson Addressing CongressNKYPHOTOS190610.00
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WWI Keystone Stereoview #27 Barbed Wire at Fort Sheridan ILL.WWI Keystone Stereoview #27 Barbed Wire at Fort Sheridan ILL.NKYPHOTOS190510.00
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WWI Keystone Stereoview #29 Army Parade in Chicago ILL 1917WWI Keystone Stereoview #29 Army Parade in Chicago ILL 1917NKYPHOTOS190410.00
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1905 Stereoview Palace of Captain General Havana Cuba1905 Stereoview Palace of Captain General Havana CubaNKYPHOTOS9428.00
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1905 Stereoview Beautiful Central Park Havana Cuba1905 Stereoview Beautiful Central Park Havana CubaNKYPHOTOS9418.00
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1905 Stereoview Obispo Havana's Principle Shopping Street1905 Stereoview Obispo Havana's Principle Shopping StreetNKYPHOTOS9408.00
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1905 Stereoview A Typical Cuban Tobacco Farm1905 Stereoview A Typical Cuban Tobacco FarmNKYPHOTOS9398.00
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