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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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Amstel - Hotel AmsterdamAmstel - Hotel AmsterdamNYPOSTCARDS957573.50
Giants Causeway & Chimney TopsGiants Causeway & Chimney TopsNYPOSTCARDS947913.00
Early Playing Cards - Gambling, Der FalschspielerEarly Playing Cards - Gambling, Der FalschspielerNYPOSTCARDS946964.00
Small Souvenir Folder, 13 Views and Map to Cypress Gardens, FloridaSmall Souvenir Folder, 13 Views and Map to Cypress Gardens, FloridaPMK718541.50
A Friend in Need is a Friend Indeed, Boy Calming down younger girlA Friend in Need is a Friend Indeed, Boy Calming down younger girlISLANDDWELLER10585.25
A Sticth in time saves Nine, Girl mending Boy's trousersA Sticth in time saves Nine, Girl mending Boy's trousersISLANDDWELLER10574.75
Beauty Attracts Attention, Orchid, The Chatfield Paper CompanyBeauty Attracts Attention, Orchid, The Chatfield Paper CompanyISLANDDWELLER10563.00
Cancelled Cheque with Canadian Postage Stamp, Royal Bank, Frank Reardon Co, 1933Cancelled Cheque with Canadian Postage Stamp, Royal Bank, Frank Reardon Co, 1933PMK715881.75
Cancelled Cheque with Canadian Postage Stamp, Bank of Montreal, Gundry-Pymore 1935Cancelled Cheque with Canadian Postage Stamp, Bank of Montreal, Gundry-Pymore 1935PMK715851.75
Cancelled Cheque with Canadian Postage Stamp, Undersigned Drawer, National Candian Drugs Ltd, 1934Cancelled Cheque with Canadian Postage Stamp, Undersigned Drawer, National Candian Drugs Ltd, 1934PMK715901.75
Cancelled Cheque with 2 Canadian Postage Stamps, Canadian Bank of Commerce, Snag Proof Ltd , 1935Cancelled Cheque with 2 Canadian Postage Stamps, Canadian Bank of Commerce, Snag Proof Ltd , 1935PMK715911.75
Cancelled Cheque with Canadian Postage Stamp, Bank of Montreal, crown Waterproof & Clothing, Co 1934Cancelled Cheque with Canadian Postage Stamp, Bank of Montreal, crown Waterproof & Clothing, Co 1934PMK715921.75
Cancelled Cheque with Canadian Postage Stamp, Royal Bank, Finebilt Frocks Inc, 1934Cancelled Cheque with Canadian Postage Stamp, Royal Bank, Finebilt Frocks Inc, 1934PMK715891.75
Cancelled Cheque with Canadian Postage Stamp, Royal Bank, Brookville Manufacturing, 1933Cancelled Cheque with Canadian Postage Stamp, Royal Bank, Brookville Manufacturing, 1933PMK715861.75
Cancelled Cheque with 2 Canadian Postage Stamps, Royal Bank, Standard Coal Company, 1934Cancelled Cheque with 2 Canadian Postage Stamps, Royal Bank, Standard Coal Company, 1934PMK715871.75
Cancelled Cheque with 2 Canadian Postage Stamps, Bank of Montreal, John Leckie Limited 1934Cancelled Cheque with 2 Canadian Postage Stamps, Bank of Montreal, John Leckie Limited 1934PMK715931.75
Carlsberg Championship Team and Wagon, Horses, Beer,  Denmark, OSCarlsberg Championship Team and Wagon, Horses, Beer, Denmark, OSPMK715621.50
Map of Port of Spain, Trinidad, BWI, 1930's, Angostura Bitters Advertising on BackMap of Port of Spain, Trinidad, BWI, 1930's, Angostura Bitters Advertising on BackPMK714042.95
2 - Old Men Panning Gold2 - Old Men Panning GoldNYPOSTCARDS940283.00
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