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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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2 Vintage Small Size TV Guides, 2002 & 2005  2 Vintage Small Size TV Guides, 2002 & 2005 FABULOUSFLORIDA864.00
3 Vintage 1960's Life Magazines  3 Vintage 1960's Life Magazines FABULOUSFLORIDA854.00
Architectural Digest: Special "Broadway At Home" Issue, November 1995  Architectural Digest: Special "Broadway At Home" Issue, November 1995 FABULOUSFLORIDA845.00
Vintage 'Eisenhower Lies In State' Life Magazine April 11, 1969  Vintage 'Eisenhower Lies In State' Life Magazine April 11, 1969 FABULOUSFLORIDA833.00
Vintage December 18, 1937 Liberty Magazine  Vintage December 18, 1937 Liberty Magazine FABULOUSFLORIDA825.00
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First TV Guide Large-Size Issue 2005  First TV Guide Large-Size Issue 2005 FABULOUSFLORIDA765.00
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