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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 - Limerick3 - LimerickNYPOSTCARDS1011237.50
Christmas card from Germany Singing angels embossed ,scalloped edges dated 1891-1910Christmas card from Germany Singing angels embossed ,scalloped edges dated 1891-1910ANGLE112.00
1907 Wm. Lubach's Continual Calendar Good for 2700 Years, Kewanee Illinois1907 Wm. Lubach's Continual Calendar Good for 2700 Years, Kewanee IllinoisDUTCHDUMPLING794.00
Wir halten durch !Wir halten durch !NYPOSTCARDS987707.00
London, Tower of LondonLondon, Tower of LondonNYPOSTCARDS985065.00
Zurichsee. Salondampfer. HelvetiaZurichsee. Salondampfer. HelvetiaNYPOSTCARDS985006.00
Harbour, PortrushHarbour, PortrushNYPOSTCARDS984775.00
WASHINGTON DC MANGER HAMILTON HOTEL VINTAGE LUGGAGE LABELWASHINGTON DC MANGER HAMILTON HOTEL VINTAGE LUGGAGE LABELAPOPKAPCSHOPPE4268966.33
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SPAIN SEVILLA HOTEL ALFONSO XIII VINTAGE LUGGAGE LABELSPAIN SEVILLA HOTEL ALFONSO XIII VINTAGE LUGGAGE LABELAPOPKAPCSHOPPE4268886.33
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1.58
SPAIN BARCELONA HOTEL HIPICA VINTAGE LUGGAGE LABELSPAIN BARCELONA HOTEL HIPICA VINTAGE LUGGAGE LABELAPOPKAPCSHOPPE4268896.33
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1.58
ENGLAND SOUTHAMPTON POLYCON HOTEL VINTAGE LUGGAGE LABELENGLAND SOUTHAMPTON POLYCON HOTEL VINTAGE LUGGAGE LABELAPOPKAPCSHOPPE4268865.33
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COLORADO COLORADO SPRINGS BROADMOOR HOTEL VINTAGE LUGGAGE LABELCOLORADO COLORADO SPRINGS BROADMOOR HOTEL VINTAGE LUGGAGE LABELAPOPKAPCSHOPPE4268846.33
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1.58
SCOTLAND EDINBURGH GEORGE HOTEL VINTAGE LUGGAGE LABELSCOTLAND EDINBURGH GEORGE HOTEL VINTAGE LUGGAGE LABELAPOPKAPCSHOPPE4268836.33
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1.58
SCOTLAND DUNDEE ROYAL HOTEL VINTAGE LUGGAGE LABELSCOTLAND DUNDEE ROYAL HOTEL VINTAGE LUGGAGE LABELAPOPKAPCSHOPPE4268806.33
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1.58
CALIFORNIA CORNING HOTEL MAYWOOD VINTAGE LUGGAGE LABELCALIFORNIA CORNING HOTEL MAYWOOD VINTAGE LUGGAGE LABELAPOPKAPCSHOPPE4268816.33
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1.58
CHIULE SANTIAGO HOTEL KENT VINTAGE LUGGAGE LABELCHIULE SANTIAGO HOTEL KENT VINTAGE LUGGAGE LABELAPOPKAPCSHOPPE4268796.33
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1.58
ENGLAND CARDIFF ANGEL HOTEL VINTAGE LUGGAGE LABELENGLAND CARDIFF ANGEL HOTEL VINTAGE LUGGAGE LABELAPOPKAPCSHOPPE4268776.33
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1.58
Portrait Inset, Jennie Wade House, Gettysburg Pennsylvania- No Admission, Hours etc Advertising CardPortrait Inset, Jennie Wade House, Gettysburg Pennsylvania- No Admission, Hours etc Advertising CardPMK736771.95
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4 - US Coast Art. Infantry, Armored4 - US Coast Art. Infantry, ArmoredNYPOSTCARDS977005.00
3 - Camp Peary VA3 - Camp Peary VANYPOSTCARDS976915.00
Easter, Chapel US Naval Training Station, Newport RIEaster, Chapel US Naval Training Station, Newport RINYPOSTCARDS976563.00
(17) Toronto Maple Leafs, 1993 Score Hockey Cards, Including Wendell Clark(17) Toronto Maple Leafs, 1993 Score Hockey Cards, Including Wendell ClarkPMK728261.95
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(16), Detroit Red Wings, 1993 Score Hockey Cards Including Top Rookie Gord Kruppke(16), Detroit Red Wings, 1993 Score Hockey Cards Including Top Rookie Gord KruppkePMK728251.95
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6 Year old Surprise Plum,Tigertown, Wisconsin, Nursery Advertisment Card6 Year old Surprise Plum,Tigertown, Wisconsin, Nursery Advertisment CardISLANDDWELLER11344.00
Signal CorpSignal CorpNYPOSTCARDS968733.00
4 - Army Life4 - Army LifeNYPOSTCARDS968725.00
4 - Army Life4 - Army LifeNYPOSTCARDS968705.00
Camp Callan, San Diego CACamp Callan, San Diego CANYPOSTCARDS968683.00
4 - Fort Bragg NC4 - Fort Bragg NCNYPOSTCARDS968665.00
1910 Encampment Ft Casey1910 Encampment Ft CaseyNYPOSTCARDS968654.00
Hospital, Pine Camp NYHospital, Pine Camp NYNYPOSTCARDS968643.00
2 - Camp Whitman2 - Camp WhitmanNYPOSTCARDS968633.50
3 - Camp Gordon GA3 - Camp Gordon GANYPOSTCARDS968625.00
Camp McCoy, WisCamp McCoy, WisNYPOSTCARDS968602.50
5 - Camp Gordon GA5 - Camp Gordon GANYPOSTCARDS968515.00
Maneuvers St Lawrence Co. NYManeuvers St Lawrence Co. NYNYPOSTCARDS968463.00
Post Exchange, Camp Claiborne LAPost Exchange, Camp Claiborne LANYPOSTCARDS968383.50
2 - Horse, Mounting & Pyramid2 - Horse, Mounting & PyramidNYPOSTCARDS968354.00
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

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