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Wow, there is a new record …

Posted by on 9. März 2019

That’s the one …

… and that’s the offer!

UNBELIEVABLE! I report from time to time the development of the value of hotel luggage labels. So far US$ 1000 was a unsurmountable barrier – as an asking price! I was never aware that any collector bought at this price. But today (March 9, 2019) a very trustworthy dealer in Berlin, offering the best labels which are on the market worldwide, broke the barrier: Wirth the label of the Hotel „Gonnet“ in Cannes (France) – asking for 1889.00 Euro! Well, it’s a beauty from the first half of the 20th century, the hotel had a telephone number with 3 digits only (!), but the label is by no means especially rare or from the 19th century, the age of the truly valuable luggage labels. I wonder if the dealer will be successful – and I deeply regret, that this expensive label is not in my collection (so far) …

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