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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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(2) Season Leaders, 1993 Score Hockey Cards, Adam Oates, Ed Belfour(2) Season Leaders, 1993 Score Hockey Cards, Adam Oates, Ed BelfourPMK712785.95
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5.36
(2) Season Leaders, 1993 Score Hockey Cards, Mario Lemieux(2) Season Leaders, 1993 Score Hockey Cards, Mario LemieuxPMK712775.95
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5.36
(13) Pittsburgh Penguins, 1993 Score Hockey Cards, Including Mario Lemieux(13) Pittsburgh Penguins, 1993 Score Hockey Cards, Including Mario LemieuxPMK712765.95
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5.36
Bon Voyage Greeting Card, Rust Craft 1934, Four Cute PagesBon Voyage Greeting Card, Rust Craft 1934, Four Cute PagesPMK708610.95
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0.86
Bon Voyage Greeting Card, Rust Craft 1934, Wool AppliqueBon Voyage Greeting Card, Rust Craft 1934, Wool AppliquePMK708600.95
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0.86
Great White Fleet Liners, Peten, Quirigua,  Two Pictures on the Back on Ship MenusGreat White Fleet Liners, Peten, Quirigua, Two Pictures on the Back on Ship MenusPMK708503.95
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3.56
United Fruit Company Steamship, 1934, Music Program, Davis Orchestras of New York, Great White FleetUnited Fruit Company Steamship, 1934, Music Program, Davis Orchestras of New York, Great White FleetPMK708484.95
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4.46
TSS Peten, Luncheon Menu, Great White Fleet, At Sea, July 20, 1934, Picture of Ship - ChiriquiTSS Peten, Luncheon Menu, Great White Fleet, At Sea, July 20, 1934, Picture of Ship - ChiriquiPMK708476.95
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6.26
TSS Peten, Dinner Menu, Great White Fleet, At Sea, July 24, 1934, Picture of Ship - AntiguaTSS Peten, Dinner Menu, Great White Fleet, At Sea, July 24, 1934, Picture of Ship - AntiguaPMK708466.95
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6.26
TSS Peten, Breakfast Menu, Great White Fleet, At Sea, July 21, 1934, Picture of ShipTSS Peten, Breakfast Menu, Great White Fleet, At Sea, July 21, 1934, Picture of ShipPMK708456.95
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6.26
TSS Peten, Breakfast Menu, Great White Fleet, At Sea, August 3, 1934, Picture of Ship TSS Peten, Breakfast Menu, Great White Fleet, At Sea, August 3, 1934, Picture of Ship PMK708446.95
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6.26
Vintage Victorian Single Layer Oval   Card, Ocean Scene, Leaf  Border, Silver Edging Vintage Victorian Single Layer Oval Card, Ocean Scene, Leaf Border, Silver Edging PMK708811.75
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1.58
Vintage Calling Card, Yellow Rose, 'All My Best Wishes Are For Thee', J M BelliveauVintage Calling Card, Yellow Rose, 'All My Best Wishes Are For Thee', J M BelliveauPMK708761.95
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1.76
Vintage  Calling Card, Rose Wreath with Friendship Saying, W RayVintage Calling Card, Rose Wreath with Friendship Saying, W RayPMK708741.95
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1.76
Custom Cheque, La Marva Quality Corsets  Montreal Quebec, Three Cent Stamp 1934Custom Cheque, La Marva Quality Corsets Montreal Quebec, Three Cent Stamp 1934PMK707821.95
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1.76
Custom Cheque from L Salomon & Sons, Worthmore Clothes Montreal Quebec, Two, Three Cent Stamps 1933Custom Cheque from L Salomon & Sons, Worthmore Clothes Montreal Quebec, Two, Three Cent Stamps 1933PMK707801.95
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1.76
Custom Cheque from Society Hat Mfg Montreal, Quebec, Canada Three Cent Stamp 1935Custom Cheque from Society Hat Mfg Montreal, Quebec, Canada Three Cent Stamp 1935PMK707771.95
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1.76
Custom Cheque from JM STOBO Company, Manufacturers Fine Shoes, Quebec, A Canada Two Cent Stamp 1934Custom Cheque from JM STOBO Company, Manufacturers Fine Shoes, Quebec, A Canada Two Cent Stamp 1934PMK707731.95
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1.76
Custom Cheque from Silver Tip Biscuit Co Moncton New Brunswick with a Canada Three Cent Stamp, 1934Custom Cheque from Silver Tip Biscuit Co Moncton New Brunswick with a Canada Three Cent Stamp, 1934PMK707681.95
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1.76
Custom Cheque from AM Bell & Co Prince Edward Island with Canada Three Cent Stamp, 1934Custom Cheque from AM Bell & Co Prince Edward Island with Canada Three Cent Stamp, 1934PMK707641.95
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1.76
Vintage Victorian Scrap, Bird's Nest with Blue EggsVintage Victorian Scrap, Bird's Nest with Blue EggsPMK707561.50
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1.35
Vintage Victorian Scrap, Pink and Red RoseVintage Victorian Scrap, Pink and Red RosePMK707551.50
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1.35
Vintage Victorian Scrap, Blue FlowersVintage Victorian Scrap, Blue FlowersPMK707541.50
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1.35
Cambell's Sobeys Souper Recipes, IWK 1989Cambell's Sobeys Souper Recipes, IWK 1989PMK702192.95
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2.66
The Canadian Teacher, Many Pages for Duplicating, Lots of Christmas, December 1946, Toronto, OntarioThe Canadian Teacher, Many Pages for Duplicating, Lots of Christmas, December 1946, Toronto, OntarioPMK702153.95
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3.56
Happy Hours - A Series in Life Adjustment, May 1951, Pub ElizabethtownHappy Hours - A Series in Life Adjustment, May 1951, Pub ElizabethtownPMK702142.95
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2.66
Canadian Geographical Journal, August 1955, Alberta JubileeCanadian Geographical Journal, August 1955, Alberta JubileePMK702133.95
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3.56
Students' Guide to Canadian Industry 1960 Toronto, Copp Clark, WP Walker, AC LewisStudents' Guide to Canadian Industry 1960 Toronto, Copp Clark, WP Walker, AC LewisPMK702083.95
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3.56
Oatway Thompson, Montreal, Maryland Casualty, Insurance Halifax October 1954 Calendar BlotterOatway Thompson, Montreal, Maryland Casualty, Insurance Halifax October 1954 Calendar BlotterPMK701902.50
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2.25
Oatway Thompson Insurance, Halifax November 1953 Calendar Blotter, MarylandOatway Thompson Insurance, Halifax November 1953 Calendar Blotter, MarylandPMK701892.50
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2.25
Bank  Montreal Cheque with Stamps 1935 Dun and BradstreetBank Montreal Cheque with Stamps 1935 Dun and BradstreetPMK701842.50
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2.25
Colgate Palmolive Canada, Royal Bank Cheque 1957Colgate Palmolive Canada, Royal Bank Cheque 1957PMK701782.50
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2.25
Invoice, Cheque, Enamel Heating 1934 Sackville New BrunswickInvoice, Cheque, Enamel Heating 1934 Sackville New BrunswickPMK701742.50
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2.25
Rodale, Great Tasting Health Foods, 1981, RecipesRodale, Great Tasting Health Foods, 1981, RecipesPMK699702.50
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2.25
SS Coamo Cruise, July 1937, Sunday ScheduleSS Coamo Cruise, July 1937, Sunday SchedulePMK699600.95
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0.86
SS Coamo 1937 Cruise Puerto Rico Luncheon MenuSS Coamo 1937 Cruise Puerto Rico Luncheon MenuPMK699409.50
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8.55
SS Coamo 1937 Cruise Puerto Rico Car CardSS Coamo 1937 Cruise Puerto Rico Car CardPMK699340.95
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0.86
June 1938 Canada Department of Agriculture Crops, PricesJune 1938 Canada Department of Agriculture Crops, PricesPMK699263.50
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3.15
Calling Card w Envelope, Miss Lenera FarnellCalling Card w Envelope, Miss Lenera FarnellPMK697201.95
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1.76
1935 Calendar Christmas Card, Kittens Port Hawkesbury Nova Scotia1935 Calendar Christmas Card, Kittens Port Hawkesbury Nova ScotiaPMK696463.95
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3.56
Cover, Correspondence, Canadian Government Offices Visitors' Writing London England to Appin OntarioCover, Correspondence, Canadian Government Offices Visitors' Writing London England to Appin OntarioPMK692653.50
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3.15
Baptist Bible Picture Lesson 3, Mother reading to Child, Philadeilphia 1917Baptist Bible Picture Lesson 3, Mother reading to Child, Philadeilphia 1917PMK689481.95
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1.76
Golden Gate Bridge California, Small B&W  Card with Information on the BackGolden Gate Bridge California, Small B&W Card with Information on the BackPMK685881.50
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1.35
Minards Liniment, Cure, Barrington Nova ScotiaMinards Liniment, Cure, Barrington Nova ScotiaPMK682821.95
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1.76
Advertising Card, Lowell Massachusetts, Hallowell, Maine, Hoyt German Cologne, Rubifoam Tooth PowderAdvertising Card, Lowell Massachusetts, Hallowell, Maine, Hoyt German Cologne, Rubifoam Tooth PowderPMK680833.50
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3.15

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