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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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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 #27 Barbed Wire at Fort Sheridan ILL.WWI Keystone Stereoview #27 Barbed Wire at Fort Sheridan ILL.NKYPHOTOS190510.00
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Zurich, Uroquai mit Dampfer,, Stadt ZurichZurich, Uroquai mit Dampfer,, Stadt ZurichNYPOSTCARDS1016864.00
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Zurich - SchipfeZurich - SchipfeNYPOSTCARDS1016424.50
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Geneve et pont des BerguesGeneve et pont des BerguesNYPOSTCARDS1016334.50
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Zurich, Weinplatz und St. PeterZurich, Weinplatz und St. PeterNYPOSTCARDS1016266.00
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Geneve - La RadeGeneve - La RadeNYPOSTCARDS1016214.50
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Photo ? PM ZurichPhoto ? PM ZurichNYPOSTCARDS1015664.00
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2 - Cavalleria & In piazza d'armi2 - Cavalleria & In piazza d'armiNYPOSTCARDS1013965.00
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2 - Exposition Universel Liege2 - Exposition Universel LiegeNYPOSTCARDS1013936.00
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St. Gallen, RosenbergSt. Gallen, RosenbergNYPOSTCARDS1013764.00
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2 - Tuck's 8012, Dublin2 - Tuck's 8012, DublinNYPOSTCARDS1012744.00
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3 - Tuck's, Dublin 80123 - Tuck's, Dublin 8012NYPOSTCARDS1012664.00
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Harbour, NewquayHarbour, NewquayNYPOSTCARDS1012574.00
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Parish Church 7 Convent, AthenryParish Church 7 Convent, AthenryNYPOSTCARDS1012543.50
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Ckew Bay & Croagh Patrick, Co. MayoCkew Bay & Croagh Patrick, Co. MayoNYPOSTCARDS1012444.00
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Murrisk Abbey, Westport, Co. MayoMurrisk Abbey, Westport, Co. MayoNYPOSTCARDS1012404.00
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Lynch Memorialstone, GalwayLynch Memorialstone, GalwayNYPOSTCARDS1012373.50
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Quay, Westport, Co. MayoQuay, Westport, Co. MayoNYPOSTCARDS1011954.00
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Pilgrimage to Croagh PatrickPilgrimage to Croagh PatrickNYPOSTCARDS1011905.00
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