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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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1935 Eastern Europe Rand McNally map from Collier1935 Eastern Europe Rand McNally map from CollierFMCG6047.95
1935 Cuba Rand McNally map from Collier1935 Cuba Rand McNally map from CollierFMCG6037.95
1935 Columbia Rand McNally map from Collier1935 Columbia Rand McNally map from CollierFMCG6027.95
1935 Canada Ontario Rand McNally map from Collier1935 Canada Ontario Rand McNally map from CollierFMCG6017.95
1935 British Isles Rand McNally map from Collier1935 British Isles Rand McNally map from CollierFMCG6007.95
1935 Br. Columbia & Alberta Rand McNally map from Collier1935 Br. Columbia & Alberta Rand McNally map from CollierFMCG5997.95
1935 Bolivia Rand McNally map from Collier1935 Bolivia Rand McNally map from CollierFMCG5987.95
1935 Australia Rand McNally map from Collier�s Atlas, also Oceania1935 Australia Rand McNally map from Collier�s Atlas, also OceaniaFMCG5977.95
1935 Wisconsin Rand McNally map from Collier1935 Wisconsin Rand McNally map from CollierFMCG5967.95
1935 Washington Rand McNally map from Collier1935 Washington Rand McNally map from CollierFMCG5957.95
1935 Vermont Rand McNally map from Collier1935 Vermont Rand McNally map from CollierFMCG5947.95
1935 Texas Rand McNally map from Collier1935 Texas Rand McNally map from CollierFMCG5937.95
1935 South Carolina Rand McNally map from Collier1935 South Carolina Rand McNally map from CollierFMCG5927.95
1935 Pennsylvania Rand McNally map from Collier1935 Pennsylvania Rand McNally map from CollierFMCG5917.95
1935 Panama Canal Zone Rand McNally map from Collier1935 Panama Canal Zone Rand McNally map from CollierFMCG5907.95
1935 North Carolina Rand McNally map from Collier1935 North Carolina Rand McNally map from CollierFMCG5897.95
1935 New Jersey Rand McNally map from Collier1935 New Jersey Rand McNally map from CollierFMCG5887.95
1935 Nebraska Rand McNally map from Collier1935 Nebraska Rand McNally map from CollierFMCG5877.95
1935 Missouri Rand McNally map from Collier1935 Missouri Rand McNally map from CollierFMCG5867.95
1935 Minnesota Rand McNally map from Collier1935 Minnesota Rand McNally map from CollierFMCG5857.95
1935 Massachusetts Rand McNally map from Collier1935 Massachusetts Rand McNally map from CollierFMCG5847.95
1935 Maine Rand McNally map from Collier1935 Maine Rand McNally map from CollierFMCG5837.95
1935 Louisiana Rand McNally map from Collier1935 Louisiana Rand McNally map from CollierFMCG5827.95
1935 Iowa Rand McNally map from Collier1935 Iowa Rand McNally map from CollierFMCG5817.95
1935 Illinois Rand McNally map from Collier1935 Illinois Rand McNally map from CollierFMCG5807.95
1935 Georgia Rand McNally map from Collier1935 Georgia Rand McNally map from CollierFMCG5797.95
1935 Florida Rand McNally map from Collier1935 Florida Rand McNally map from CollierFMCG5787.95
1935 California Rand McNally map from Collier1935 California Rand McNally map from CollierFMCG5777.95
1935 Arkansas Rand McNally map from Collier1935 Arkansas Rand McNally map from CollierFMCG5767.95
1935 Alaska Rand McNally map from Collier1935 Alaska Rand McNally map from CollierFMCG5757.95
1935 Alabama Rand McNally map from Collier�s Atlas, also Eastern USA1935 Alabama Rand McNally map from Collier�s Atlas, also Eastern USAFMCG5747.95
TWO SHELL directories. Circa 1950 and 1951 TWO SHELL directories. Circa 1950 and 1951 LIZZZYM7919.99
1890 Troy NY Ad Card: Bussey & McLeod Gold Coin Stoves1890 Troy NY Ad Card: Bussey & McLeod Gold Coin StovesFMCG14215.99
1889 Ad Card: New York State1889 Ad Card: New York StateFMCG1275.99
1890 Ad Card: Haines & Co. Pianos, Rochester New York1890 Ad Card: Haines & Co. Pianos, Rochester New YorkFMCG1265.99
1945 New York City RPPC Ad: Benny Goodman Plays at 400 Restaurant on 5th Ave1945 New York City RPPC Ad: Benny Goodman Plays at 400 Restaurant on 5th AveFMCG11312.49
1890 Providence RI Ad Card: Golden Rule Store, Child & Cat1890 Providence RI Ad Card: Golden Rule Store, Child & CatFMCG1086.99
1890 Monroe MI Ad Card: Mann for Domestic Sewing Machines1890 Monroe MI Ad Card: Mann for Domestic Sewing MachinesFMCG8010.99
1890 Monroe MI Ad Card: Mann Musical Instruments1890 Monroe MI Ad Card: Mann Musical InstrumentsFMCG797.49
1890 Newport MI Ad Card: Colburn for Lautz Bros. Soap1890 Newport MI Ad Card: Colburn for Lautz Bros. SoapFMCG7812.99
1890 Monroe MI Ad Card: Girl & Pink Bonnet, Finzel1890 Monroe MI Ad Card: Girl & Pink Bonnet, FinzelFMCG7712.99
1890 Newport MI Ad Card: Lautz Bros., Japanese Sword1890 Newport MI Ad Card: Lautz Bros., Japanese SwordFMCG769.99
1953 Cedar Rapids IA Ad PC: Terry-Durin Electrical Wholesalers, Unused1953 Cedar Rapids IA Ad PC: Terry-Durin Electrical Wholesalers, UnusedFMCG557.99
1908 Chicago IL Ad PC: Third Annual Electrical Show1908 Chicago IL Ad PC: Third Annual Electrical ShowFMCG3313.99
Vintage, Single Layer Birthday Card, FlowersVintage, Single Layer Birthday Card, FlowersPMK676271.95
Queen Elizabeth II,  '53 Coronation Day Pledge of Halifax School Children Nova ScotiaQueen Elizabeth II, '53 Coronation Day Pledge of Halifax School Children Nova ScotiaPMK676267.95
KUWAIT HILTON INTERNATIONAL HOTEL VINTAGE LUGGAGE TAGKUWAIT HILTON INTERNATIONAL HOTEL VINTAGE LUGGAGE TAGAPOPKAPCSHOPPE4434929.33
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2.33
Place D'Armes Rue Ste-Anne, QuebecPlace D'Armes Rue Ste-Anne, QuebecNYPOSTCARDS1043293.50
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2.80
HQ, Camp Lejeune NCHQ, Camp Lejeune NCNYPOSTCARDS1041242.50
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2.00
Depot Brigade Camp Devens, Ayer, MADepot Brigade Camp Devens, Ayer, MANYPOSTCARDS1041133.00
Sale
2.40

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