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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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Dont Worry - WAACDont Worry - WAACNYPOSTCARDS1254663.50
Hello Folks - WAACHello Folks - WAACNYPOSTCARDS1254583.50
Hot Time - WAACHot Time - WAACNYPOSTCARDS1254534.00
PO, Camp Devens, Ayer MAPO, Camp Devens, Ayer MANYPOSTCARDS1254403.50
Dont Worry - WAACDont Worry - WAACNYPOSTCARDS1254394.00
Its a Long Long Way to TipperaryIts a Long Long Way to TipperaryNYPOSTCARDS1253863.50
US Revenue Cutter Service, Landing Drill / Tuck's 2325US Revenue Cutter Service, Landing Drill / Tuck's 2325NYPOSTCARDS1253237.00
Jap, The Giant Killer by G E Shepheard / Tuck's 762Jap, The Giant Killer by G E Shepheard / Tuck's 762NYPOSTCARDS12529820.00
1940 Destroyed Railroad Bridge in Sedan France Original Stereoview #861940 Destroyed Railroad Bridge in Sedan France Original Stereoview #86NKYPHOTOS51795.00
Baseball Card - Ted Williams, "Ted's Fame Spreads" - 1959 Fleer Series #5Baseball Card - Ted Williams, "Ted's Fame Spreads" - 1959 Fleer Series #5AHA2577699.98
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29.99
Belgium, Carnival Costume, Advertising Chocolate; non-postcard; VGBelgium, Carnival Costume, Advertising Chocolate; non-postcard; VGCHILDSPT60242.75
Belgium, Carnival Costume, Advertising Chocolate; non-postcard; VGBelgium, Carnival Costume, Advertising Chocolate; non-postcard; VGCHILDSPT60232.00
Belgium, Carnival, Advertising Chocolate; non-postcard; (2 cards) VGBelgium, Carnival, Advertising Chocolate; non-postcard; (2 cards) VGCHILDSPT60223.75
Trade - Advertising - Estey Organ Company of Brattleboro, VT - Sold by J. A. Clapp of Farmer, NYTrade - Advertising - Estey Organ Company of Brattleboro, VT - Sold by J. A. Clapp of Farmer, NYHOMERBOB274406.75
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4.05
Trade - Advertisement - Richelieu Brand Coffee and Tea - Pretty Girl picking FlowersTrade - Advertisement - Richelieu Brand Coffee and Tea - Pretty Girl picking FlowersHOMERBOB274375.75
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3.45
1900s Life on Board A Battleship Original Keystone Real Photo Stereoview1900s Life on Board A Battleship Original Keystone Real Photo StereoviewNKYPHOTOS51158.00
1905 Russo Japanese War Camp Life at Port Arthur Original Lithograph Stereoview1905 Russo Japanese War Camp Life at Port Arthur Original Lithograph StereoviewNKYPHOTOS510910.00
1900s Royal Guard at Palace Stockholm Sweden Original Lithograph Stereoview1900s Royal Guard at Palace Stockholm Sweden Original Lithograph StereoviewNKYPHOTOS51085.00
1940-42 Wrecked Russian Rata Fighter Original Real Photo Stereoview 1940-42 Wrecked Russian Rata Fighter Original Real Photo Stereoview NKYPHOTOS51045.00
1905-1927 Armored Cruiser ACR-7 USS Pueblo Original Lithograph Stereoview1905-1927 Armored Cruiser ACR-7 USS Pueblo Original Lithograph StereoviewNKYPHOTOS51035.00
WWI Doughboys at Company Drill Original Lithograph StereoviewWWI Doughboys at Company Drill Original Lithograph StereoviewNKYPHOTOS51025.00
WWI A Wounded French Soldier Original Lithograph StereoviewWWI A Wounded French Soldier Original Lithograph StereoviewNKYPHOTOS51015.00
WWI Camp Franco American Allies on the Front Original Lithograph StereoviewWWI Camp Franco American Allies on the Front Original Lithograph StereoviewNKYPHOTOS51005.00
WWI American Headquarters in France Original Lithograph StereoviewWWI American Headquarters in France Original Lithograph StereoviewNKYPHOTOS50995.00
WWI Waiting on Bugle Call to Advance Original Lithograph StereoviewWWI Waiting on Bugle Call to Advance Original Lithograph StereoviewNKYPHOTOS50975.00
WWI French Officer Decorates Soldier Bravery Original Lithograph StereoviewWWI French Officer Decorates Soldier Bravery Original Lithograph StereoviewNKYPHOTOS50985.00
WWI German Dougouts and Bunkers Original Lithograph Stereoview WWI German Dougouts and Bunkers Original Lithograph Stereoview NKYPHOTOS50965.00
WWI Artillery Federal Troop Parade Original Lithograph Stereoview WWI Artillery Federal Troop Parade Original Lithograph Stereoview NKYPHOTOS50955.00
WWI Doughboys Helping Wounded Scotchman Original Lithograph StereoviewWWI Doughboys Helping Wounded Scotchman Original Lithograph StereoviewNKYPHOTOS50945.00
WWI SDoughboys Learning French Original Lithograph StereoviewWWI SDoughboys Learning French Original Lithograph StereoviewNKYPHOTOS50935.00
WWI General Pershing Arrival in France Lithograph Print StereoviewWWI General Pershing Arrival in France Lithograph Print StereoviewNKYPHOTOS50925.00
WWI Bridge Blown by Germans on Marne River Original Real Photo StereoviewWWI Bridge Blown by Germans on Marne River Original Real Photo StereoviewNKYPHOTOS50797.00
WWI Russian Troops on Review Original Photo Stereoview #3WWI Russian Troops on Review Original Photo Stereoview #3NKYPHOTOS50787.00
WWI French 155mm Gun Artillery Original Real Photo Keystone Stereoview #17WWI French 155mm Gun Artillery Original Real Photo Keystone Stereoview #17NKYPHOTOS50808.00
WWI  American Heavy Artillery in France Original Photo Keystone Stereoview #16WWI American Heavy Artillery in France Original Photo Keystone Stereoview #16NKYPHOTOS50818.00
WWI President Foincare & Marshall Joffe Original Photo Keystone Stereoview #10 WWI President Foincare & Marshall Joffe Original Photo Keystone Stereoview #10 NKYPHOTOS50828.00
Grace Barber Shop ?Grace Barber Shop ?NYPOSTCARDS12254410.00
Women under a Umbrella, ser 66Women under a Umbrella, ser 66NYPOSTCARDS1224934.00
I Kin rope a steer by WallI Kin rope a steer by WallNYPOSTCARDS1224133.50
Put Your Heart in Your Work, unsigned RyanPut Your Heart in Your Work, unsigned RyanNYPOSTCARDS1223553.50
Cutting the Pack by L Thackeray / 9062 Tuck'sCutting the Pack by L Thackeray / 9062 Tuck'sNYPOSTCARDS1223437.50
Will he Win ?Will he Win ?NYPOSTCARDS1221894.00
Collection, Vlan Nr 830Collection, Vlan Nr 830NYPOSTCARDS1218136.00
Hallo Hallo, Collection, Vlan Nr 552Hallo Hallo, Collection, Vlan Nr 552NYPOSTCARDS1217866.00
Art Nouveau CoupleArt Nouveau CoupleNYPOSTCARDS1217775.00
Woman Sewing ? Bishop ?Woman Sewing ? Bishop ?NYPOSTCARDS1217383.50
Paguita, Collection, Vlan Nr 826Paguita, Collection, Vlan Nr 826NYPOSTCARDS1217266.00
Golden RodGolden RodNYPOSTCARDS1216413.50
Couple Farmers, HayingCouple Farmers, HayingNYPOSTCARDS1216397.00
Group of People 2003Group of People 2003NYPOSTCARDS1216194.00

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