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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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Private Breger by Sgt Dave BregerPrivate Breger by Sgt Dave BregerNYPOSTCARDS782194.00
Crater Filled Ahead, by BizuthCrater Filled Ahead, by BizuthNYPOSTCARDS782174.50
En Allemagne Occupee by BizuthEn Allemagne Occupee by BizuthNYPOSTCARDS781924.50
En Allemagne Occupee by BizuthEn Allemagne Occupee by BizuthNYPOSTCARDS781854.50
1786-1936 Seid Sozialiften Der Iat1786-1936 Seid Sozialiften Der IatNYPOSTCARDS7807915.00
NGDAB-NGD-Gtidentenbund, Antvarterfarte Nr: N 638NGDAB-NGD-Gtidentenbund, Antvarterfarte Nr: N 638NYPOSTCARDS7807715.00
Die Kameradfchaft uber windet Die not - SwastikaDie Kameradfchaft uber windet Die not - SwastikaNYPOSTCARDS779436.00
1936 / 37 Jebem foll ber Weihnachtsbaum brennen1936 / 37 Jebem foll ber Weihnachtsbaum brennenNYPOSTCARDS778487.50
Dein Opfer hilft - Die Zukunft bauen - SwastikaDein Opfer hilft - Die Zukunft bauen - SwastikaNYPOSTCARDS7784712.00
Dem Fuhrer Bringgals Weihnachtsgabe - SwastikaDem Fuhrer Bringgals Weihnachtsgabe - SwastikaNYPOSTCARDS7780312.00
Unsigned - Wolfgang Willrich 1937Unsigned - Wolfgang Willrich 1937NYPOSTCARDS7745012.50
Unsigned - Wolfgang WillrichUnsigned - Wolfgang WillrichNYPOSTCARDS7740612.50
Unsigned - Wolfgang WillrichUnsigned - Wolfgang WillrichNYPOSTCARDS7733512.50
Unsigned - Wolfgang Willrich 1935Unsigned - Wolfgang Willrich 1935NYPOSTCARDS7732812.50
Hitler - Het Duitsche leger volgade zijn artist signed SmitsHitler - Het Duitsche leger volgade zijn artist signed SmitsNYPOSTCARDS7729125.00
Zurich - EscherdenkmalZurich - EscherdenkmalNYPOSTCARDS772796.00
Hitler - De Nieuwe Nazi-Groet, Verplicht artist signed SmitsHitler - De Nieuwe Nazi-Groet, Verplicht artist signed SmitsNYPOSTCARDS7727525.00
Hitler, Voltsgenossen ! artist signed SmitsHitler, Voltsgenossen ! artist signed SmitsNYPOSTCARDS7726625.00
Zurich herzlichen Gluckwunsch zum neuen JahrZurich herzlichen Gluckwunsch zum neuen JahrNYPOSTCARDS772625.00
Unsigned - Wolfgang WillrichUnsigned - Wolfgang WillrichNYPOSTCARDS7725712.50
Unsigned - Wolfgang WillrichUnsigned - Wolfgang WillrichNYPOSTCARDS7725512.50
Zurich - Schweiz. LandesmuseumZurich - Schweiz. LandesmuseumNYPOSTCARDS772525.00
Zurich - Quaibrucke und UtoquaiZurich - Quaibrucke und UtoquaiNYPOSTCARDS772485.00
Hitler, Wees nou verstancdig Adolf artist signed SmitsHitler, Wees nou verstancdig Adolf artist signed SmitsNYPOSTCARDS7724425.00
Arm & Hammer Soda, Church & CO SodaArm & Hammer Soda, Church & CO SodaNYPOSTCARDS772434.00
Arm & Hammer Soda, Church & CO SodaArm & Hammer Soda, Church & CO SodaNYPOSTCARDS772305.00
Hitler - Denn Wir fuhren gegen Engeland, artist signed SmitsHitler - Denn Wir fuhren gegen Engeland, artist signed SmitsNYPOSTCARDS7722925.00
Bahnhof mil Escherdenkmal - ZurichBahnhof mil Escherdenkmal - ZurichNYPOSTCARDS772256.00
Zurich - Schweiz. LandesmuseumZurich - Schweiz. LandesmuseumNYPOSTCARDS772245.00
Hitler, Heil Dir Im Siegeskranz artist signed SmitsHitler, Heil Dir Im Siegeskranz artist signed SmitsNYPOSTCARDS7721325.00
Restaurant im Wildpark ber Langnau - ZurichRestaurant im Wildpark ber Langnau - ZurichNYPOSTCARDS772095.00
Phenyo - Caffein Cures Headache & NeuralgiaPhenyo - Caffein Cures Headache & NeuralgiaNYPOSTCARDS772084.00
Hitler, Goebbels laatste journalistieke artist signed SmitsHitler, Goebbels laatste journalistieke artist signed SmitsNYPOSTCARDS7720525.00
Zurich, Alpenquai und UetibergZurich, Alpenquai und UetibergNYPOSTCARDS771985.00
Zurich vom Linderhof ausZurich vom Linderhof ausNYPOSTCARDS771865.00
Uetliberg (Zurich)Uetliberg (Zurich)NYPOSTCARDS771855.00
Zurich - Prediger-KircheZurich - Prediger-KircheNYPOSTCARDS771845.00
Het nieuwe W.A.-uniform artist signed SmitsHet nieuwe W.A.-uniform artist signed SmitsNYPOSTCARDS7717525.00
Zurich - Gemusebrucke und Hotel zum SchwertZurich - Gemusebrucke und Hotel zum SchwertNYPOSTCARDS771696.00
Zurich vom Grossmunster ausZurich vom Grossmunster ausNYPOSTCARDS771665.00
Zurich. Kirche WiedikonZurich. Kirche WiedikonNYPOSTCARDS771645.00
Zurich - BelvoirparkZurich - BelvoirparkNYPOSTCARDS771625.00
Zurich - Bahnhofstrasse und Bahnhof (Marktag)Zurich - Bahnhofstrasse und Bahnhof (Marktag)NYPOSTCARDS771576.00
Arm & Hammer Soda, Church & CO SodaArm & Hammer Soda, Church & CO SodaNYPOSTCARDS771484.00
Hitler, Uit het Fuhrerhoofdkwartier artist signed SmitsHitler, Uit het Fuhrerhoofdkwartier artist signed SmitsNYPOSTCARDS7714625.00
Gruss aus Zurich, Quaibrucke u. UetibergGruss aus Zurich, Quaibrucke u. UetibergNYPOSTCARDS771365.00
Phenyo - Caffein Cures Headache & NeuralgiaPhenyo - Caffein Cures Headache & NeuralgiaNYPOSTCARDS771274.00
Ras... artist signed SmitsRas... artist signed SmitsNYPOSTCARDS7712625.00
De Kriegsmacine, by Nico Broekman 1941De Kriegsmacine, by Nico Broekman 1941NYPOSTCARDS7711012.50
Zurich - BahnhofplatzZurich - BahnhofplatzNYPOSTCARDS771077.00

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