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Group of ten envelopes and a stack of maid's reports from Detroit's Pick-Fort Shelby Hotel [Double Tree Suites- Fort Shelby]

Detroit (1950s?) Envelopes are oblong 4 x 7.5", printed in upper left corner "The Pick-Fort Shelby Lafayette Boulevard at First Street Detroit 26, Michigan". Maid's report is 6.5 x 7.5", printed form on pale pink paper, stack is 1/2" high with cardboard backing, unpaginated. Envelopes are unused, light creasing and soiling, flaps are stuck to the envelopes else very good, top page of maid's report is soiled, unused, detached from cardboard backing else very good. COMES WITH: Pickle fork with crest stamped on the handle with "S" and "Detroit", stamped on reverse "Hotel Fort Shelby" and "Victor S. Co. 1/2", silverplate(?), n.d. (pre 1920?), 6", light scratches. Originally opened in 1917, with a later addition by Albert Kahn in 1927 it became the Pick-Fort Shelby Hotel in 1951. Recently renovated by its new owner, Hilton Hotels, it is now known as the Double Tree Suites- Fort Shelby. Nice bit of Detroit hotel memorabilia. Sold as a lot.


Book Id: 99-3782

Price: $25.00

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