no words on silk
- Flags - Spain & USA

With loving wishes across the sea

Reference Number:- Godden Number:- Sprake Number:-
sa 1120  No Alpha Cards listed
by Godden
No Alpha Cards listed
by Sprake
 

Alpha series postcard of Stevens Hands Across the Sea, with woven flags of Spain and USA

Not recorded by John High in his unpublished list
Words:
Woven on silk:-
(there are no words woven on the silk)

Printed at top of card:-
WITH LOVING WISHES ACROSS THE SEA

Printed at bottom of card:-
 

THE "ALPHA" PUBLISHING CO. LONDON, E.C.
 
SILK WOVEN IN ENGLAND
 
Size:
card:
cm long by cm deep

silk:
cm long by cm deep

Comments:
Whilst the words above the silk are modified, and there is no ships name below, the card above is clearly, including the embossing, a Hands Across the Sea postcards produced by Thomas Stevens.
The identical nature of the card reinforces the opinion that Stevens sold complete cards to Alpha, and not just the silk panels.
 

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