LUGGAGE LABELS A New World Record!

Posted by on 2. August 2014
Luggage Label

Beating the US$ 1000 barrier ...

It’s crazy: Luggage labels are getting extinct, the real ones, not the stickers; the beauties, not the uglies. But this week a label is offered for US$ 910! A price never heard of before – and never achieved. A seller in the States offered it „from the vast collection of my great grandparents“. A label from the „Repulse Bay Hotel“ in Hong Kong, issued in the 1920s or 1930s. well, as Germany’s leading authority on luggage labels I have my doubts about the provenience and the age. But it is interesting to record that these wonderful small pieces of artistic paper become more valuable every year. But this one from Hong Kong beats all the record-price labels I have shown previously in my Blog by miles …

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