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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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3 - Camp Gordon GA3 - Camp Gordon GANYPOSTCARDS968345.00
4 - Camp Dix NJ4 - Camp Dix NJNYPOSTCARDS968275.00
Pine Camp NYPine Camp NYNYPOSTCARDS968263.00
2 - Army Life2 - Army LifeNYPOSTCARDS968254.00
3 - Covolry Charge, Fireing Line & 155mm Howitzer3 - Covolry Charge, Fireing Line & 155mm HowitzerNYPOSTCARDS968175.00
3 - Camp Smith, Peekskill NY3 - Camp Smith, Peekskill NYNYPOSTCARDS968165.00
4 - Pine Camp NY4 - Pine Camp NYNYPOSTCARDS968145.00
2 - Camp Chaffe Ark2 - Camp Chaffe ArkNYPOSTCARDS968094.50
3 - Pine Camp NY3 - Pine Camp NYNYPOSTCARDS968075.00
3 - Army Life3 - Army LifeNYPOSTCARDS968035.00
2 - Fort Ord, CA2 - Fort Ord, CANYPOSTCARDS967843.50
Soldiers DreamSoldiers DreamNYPOSTCARDS967802.50
3 - Army Life3 - Army LifeNYPOSTCARDS967714.00
Eyes and Ears of the ArmyEyes and Ears of the ArmyNYPOSTCARDS967673.00
Im Some LoundressIm Some LoundressNYPOSTCARDS967652.50
He Loved his Lass and He Fills His GlassHe Loved his Lass and He Fills His GlassNYPOSTCARDS967582.50
2 - Anti Aircraft Gun & Machine Gun2 - Anti Aircraft Gun & Machine GunNYPOSTCARDS967405.00
3 - Artillery, Tank Maneuvers & Anti Aircraft Unit3 - Artillery, Tank Maneuvers & Anti Aircraft UnitNYPOSTCARDS967255.00
Many Gold Statues, Emerald Buddha Temple, Bangkok, ThailandMany Gold Statues, Emerald Buddha Temple, Bangkok, ThailandPMK724940.95
Statue, Emerald Buddha Temple, Bangkok, ThailandStatue, Emerald Buddha Temple, Bangkok, ThailandPMK724950.95
The Grand Palace, Bangkok, ThailandThe Grand Palace, Bangkok, ThailandPMK724960.95
A Jeep is a Small Scout CarA Jeep is a Small Scout CarNYPOSTCARDS960442.50
BRANTFORD, Canada...booklet of 19 b/w lithosBRANTFORD, Canada...booklet of 19 b/w lithosLIZZZYM789.99
Reward of Merit, Flowers Around CardReward of Merit, Flowers Around CardISLANDDWELLER11073.00
Pair of Mount Rushmore CardsPair of Mount Rushmore CardsISLANDDWELLER11062.50
Christmas Card from Michigan College of Mining and TechnologyChristmas Card from Michigan College of Mining and TechnologyISLANDDWELLER11003.50
Approved Tourists Home, Lynchburg, Virginia Advertising CardApproved Tourists Home, Lynchburg, Virginia Advertising CardISLANDDWELLER10933.50
O'Connell's Monument, Glasnevin Co. DublinO'Connell's Monument, Glasnevin Co. DublinNYPOSTCARDS959973.50
3 - Stonehenge, Wiltshire3 - Stonehenge, WiltshireNYPOSTCARDS959105.00
Tower of LondonTower of LondonNYPOSTCARDS958803.50
2 - Laroche-Migennes2 - Laroche-MigennesNYPOSTCARDS958535.00
Paris, TrocaderoParis, TrocaderoNYPOSTCARDS958523.50
Semur - Porte GuillierSemur - Porte GuillierNYPOSTCARDS958493.00
Vielsalm, La chasse a courreVielsalm, La chasse a courreNYPOSTCARDS958484.00
Kobenhavn, Hotel d'Angleterre. PalmehavenKobenhavn, Hotel d'Angleterre. PalmehavenNYPOSTCARDS958454.00
Bundoran BayBundoran BayNYPOSTCARDS958433.50
1954 Australia - Swan 3 1/2 - 1st Day Cover1954 Australia - Swan 3 1/2 - 1st Day CoverNYPOSTCARDS958414.00
4 - La Grande Guerre4 - La Grande GuerreNYPOSTCARDS958396.00
Fanopiger paa StrandenFanopiger paa StrandenNYPOSTCARDS958304.00
2 - Paris Cards2 - Paris CardsNYPOSTCARDS958283.00
Odense. Parti fra StigeOdense. Parti fra StigeNYPOSTCARDS958275.00
Kobenhavn, Vagtparaden, AmalienborgKobenhavn, Vagtparaden, AmalienborgNYPOSTCARDS958255.00
3 - Rennes Cards3 - Rennes CardsNYPOSTCARDS958225.00
2 - La Grande Guerre2 - La Grande GuerreNYPOSTCARDS958214.00
4 - La Grande Guerre4 - La Grande GuerreNYPOSTCARDS958206.00
Helsingborg, SwedenHelsingborg, SwedenNYPOSTCARDS958193.50
Nos Station ThermalesNos Station ThermalesNYPOSTCARDS958183.00
Fete De L'Independance Americaine A Paris 1918Fete De L'Independance Americaine A Paris 1918NYPOSTCARDS958163.50
4 - La Grande Guerre4 - La Grande GuerreNYPOSTCARDS958156.00
2 - Bordeaux Cards2 - Bordeaux CardsNYPOSTCARDS958145.00

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