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Old December 18th, 2002, 12:06 PM
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Default Best way you identify your Black Samsonite Luggage???

There are sooo many Samsonite black luggage sets ...should have purchased red!

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Old December 18th, 2002, 12:19 PM
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Default Re: Best way you identify your Black Samsonite Luggage???

Two Words....(whispers) "Duct Tape"

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Old December 18th, 2002, 12:59 PM
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No you don't need red suitcases.....
You need perhaps the ribbons you can get a fabric store. We bought bright neon colors 3" wide ribbon and tied it in knots on both handles of each suitcase. Very easy to spot!



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Old December 18th, 2002, 01:17 PM
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go to the fabric store and find the brightest, gaudiest, ugliest, tassles or pompoms you can and attach them to your suitcase with wire-ties
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Old December 18th, 2002, 02:26 PM
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Try Bed, Bath, and Beyond for the icky bath puffs that look like critters. That should do.

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Old December 18th, 2002, 05:07 PM
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or do what I do! Everyone decorates theirs these days so my navy blue luggage is plain with a brown leather baggage tag, got off the Golden and walked right to it!!! :-)

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Old December 18th, 2002, 07:52 PM
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Default Re: Re: Best way you identify your Black Samsonite Luggage??

In a Cruise Travel article, I read that attaching anything to your suitcase makes it more likely to get snagged in the conveyer belts, and your bags may never make it to your destination. They advised using bright tape. Electrical tape comes in bright colours, as does duct tape. We tape our initials in large letters and the bags are easily spotted. They look a bit odd, but better that than getting hung up at the airport!
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Old December 18th, 2002, 08:00 PM
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Default Re: Best way you identify your Black Samsonite Luggage???

Blue painter's tape works well and leaves no residual glue on the luggage becaue it is meant to be removed. Simply remove after each journey.
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Old December 19th, 2002, 09:24 AM
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Blue painter's tape sounds good! Where do you buy it?
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Old December 19th, 2002, 09:43 AM
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We use long pipe cleaners in a bight neon green and yellow and wrap them around the handle. Works great! Debbie
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Old December 19th, 2002, 10:47 AM
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... I used gold lame ribbon last cruise ... we had the gayest, Bob Mackie bags around!

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Old December 19th, 2002, 01:23 PM
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Default RE: BLUE PAINTERS TAPE

ANY HARDWARE STORE SHOULD CARRY IT.

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Default Re: Best way you identify your Black Samsonite Luggage???

I just bought some of those straps, in neon colors, but now have heard they could cause a problem. Will try them out in Feb, hope they don't make us take them off, thinking of also picking up some of those puffy things too?


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Old December 19th, 2002, 07:26 PM
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Paint store like Sherwin Williams or Millers' etc.
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Old December 20th, 2002, 10:03 AM
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Bright orange "Z"s on the bags with that tape!

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Old December 20th, 2002, 10:53 AM
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Why does this not surprise me, Harry?

And how are the cookies coming?

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Old December 20th, 2002, 11:39 PM
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I take brightly colored 3 ply yarn (gift wrapping type) and make it into a pom-pom tied tightly to the handle ... I've lost bits of it at times but enough remains to stand out.

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Default Re: Best way you identify your Black Samsonite Luggage???

I had the tapestry Luggage and on my 14 day cruise got a 3 color strap, because it was so heavy. Was told not good Idea because of snagging.
for christmas I got a 4 piece american tourister in dark red . Big case a 26 inch instead the 29 I had, that thing is heavy when packed. So I am going with red and hope I can spot my luggage easy ,on my cruise on Jan.4. Auguste
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