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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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Tower of LondonTower of LondonNYPOSTCARDS1344193.50
Sale
2.80
St Georges Cathedral, Kingston OntSt Georges Cathedral, Kingston OntNYPOSTCARDS1336043.00
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2.40
Scarth St, Regina SaskScarth St, Regina SaskNYPOSTCARDS1332774.50
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3.60
11th & Scarth St Sts, Regina Sask11th & Scarth St Sts, Regina SaskNYPOSTCARDS1332644.50
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3.60
St Albans Ladies College, Prince Albert, SaskSt Albans Ladies College, Prince Albert, SaskNYPOSTCARDS1330363.50
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2.80
Sailors, Pull Down Your Shade !Sailors, Pull Down Your Shade !NYPOSTCARDS1311404.00
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3.20
RPPC, Conference International Du Desarmement Geneva 1932RPPC, Conference International Du Desarmement Geneva 1932NYPOSTCARDS1311257.51
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6.01
Factory No.7 NJ, Madamoiselle Julietta, Zire CigarettesFactory No.7 NJ, Madamoiselle Julietta, Zire CigarettesNYPOSTCARDS1311137.51
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6.01
Factory No.25 VA, Rose Colored Pastor, Piedmont CigarettesFactory No.25 VA, Rose Colored Pastor, Piedmont CigarettesNYPOSTCARDS1311085.01
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4.01
TN ManeuversTN ManeuversNYPOSTCARDS1308883.00
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2.40
RPPC, Miners - Moffet Tunnel written on backRPPC, Miners - Moffet Tunnel written on backNYPOSTCARDS1288337.50
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6.00
The Only Girl I Ever LovedThe Only Girl I Ever LovedNYPOSTCARDS1287903.50
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2.80
Blue Jackets US Navy Learning to Roll HammockBlue Jackets US Navy Learning to Roll HammockNYPOSTCARDS1287653.50
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2.80
Anti-Tank GunAnti-Tank GunNYPOSTCARDS1287483.50
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2.80
They Asked For ItThey Asked For ItNYPOSTCARDS1286873.50
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2.80
155 MM Gun155 MM GunNYPOSTCARDS1286513.50
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2.80
Digging inn QuickDigging inn QuickNYPOSTCARDS1286343.50
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2.80
Cavalry Goes Over the TopCavalry Goes Over the TopNYPOSTCARDS1286063.00
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2.40
Textile Workers Union of AmericaTextile Workers Union of AmericaNYPOSTCARDS1274794.00
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3.20
Glaze-Dippers at a Detroit Spark Plug FactoryGlaze-Dippers at a Detroit Spark Plug FactoryNYPOSTCARDS1273774.00
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3.20
What we Found in Last Night's BlackoutWhat we Found in Last Night's BlackoutNYPOSTCARDS1262785.00
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4.00
I'm Going to Wipe Them Out - Toilet PaperI'm Going to Wipe Them Out - Toilet PaperNYPOSTCARDS1262757.50
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6.00
Remember Pear HarborRemember Pear HarborNYPOSTCARDS1262738.00
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6.40
I'll bring you back some SouvenirsI'll bring you back some SouvenirsNYPOSTCARDS1262565.00
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4.00
Those Japs will Soon be Slap HappyThose Japs will Soon be Slap HappyNYPOSTCARDS1262495.00
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4.00
Never Been KnownNever Been KnownNYPOSTCARDS1262486.00
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4.80
Arf A Mo Kaiser !Arf A Mo Kaiser !NYPOSTCARDS12624011.00
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8.80
Greetings from U.S. to UGreetings from U.S. to UNYPOSTCARDS1262214.00
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3.20
RPPC, ? Mine or Cave ?RPPC, ? Mine or Cave ?NYPOSTCARDS1261855.00
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4.00
Sundial Bonnie Laddies - WJZ 630 - Sundial ShoesSundial Bonnie Laddies - WJZ 630 - Sundial ShoesNYPOSTCARDS1261836.00
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4.80
Isn't it annoying, Papa ? Papa e est plus dur que nous -Isn't it annoying, Papa ? Papa e est plus dur que nous -NYPOSTCARDS12615912.00
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9.60
Geo Washington, Write My NameGeo Washington, Write My NameNYPOSTCARDS1259373.00
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2.40
Hello SoldierHello SoldierNYPOSTCARDS1258724.00
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3.20
Atlas Shur-On EyeglassAtlas Shur-On EyeglassNYPOSTCARDS1258555.00
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4.00
Surrender be DamnedSurrender be DamnedNYPOSTCARDS1258496.50
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5.20
RPPC, Interior of a Barracks, Red Cross FlagRPPC, Interior of a Barracks, Red Cross FlagNYPOSTCARDS1258376.00
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4.80
RPPC, ? Mine TunnelRPPC, ? Mine TunnelNYPOSTCARDS12557810.00
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8.00
Worry About Style - WAACWorry About Style - WAACNYPOSTCARDS1255694.00
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3.20
Jeepers - WAACJeepers - WAACNYPOSTCARDS1255644.00
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3.20
RPPC, ? MineRPPC, ? MineNYPOSTCARDS12554914.00
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11.20
Tank - WAACTank - WAACNYPOSTCARDS1255454.00
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3.20
Infantry AdvanceInfantry AdvanceNYPOSTCARDS1255443.00
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2.40
Nothing Like a Uniform - WAACNothing Like a Uniform - WAACNYPOSTCARDS1255364.00
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3.20
Empire Laundry Co. Webster MAEmpire Laundry Co. Webster MANYPOSTCARDS1255266.00
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4.80
I'm Getting a Big Bang - WAACI'm Getting a Big Bang - WAACNYPOSTCARDS1255214.00
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3.20
Just Looking - WAACJust Looking - WAACNYPOSTCARDS1255193.50
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2.80
Trenches, Camp Gordon, Atlanta GATrenches, Camp Gordon, Atlanta GANYPOSTCARDS1255113.00
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2.40
Knew About Business - WAACKnew About Business - WAACNYPOSTCARDS1255084.00
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3.20
3 - WAAC Cards3 - WAAC CardsNYPOSTCARDS1254998.00
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6.40
Look Who's Guarding You - WAACLook Who's Guarding You - WAACNYPOSTCARDS1254974.00
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3.20

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