Hands Across The Sea
RMS Baltic


 
   
Great Britain/Canadian {Merchant Navy flag}
(man's & woman's hand; tassel only behind hands)
 
Reference Number:   sh 96

Recorded by John High in his
unpublished list.

 
 
 
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
RMS BALTIC
Regd. No. 430269
 
 
 
 
Hands Across the Sea silk postcard  
 
 
 
 
{same postcard, with italic printing and additional words.}
 
 
 
 
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
R.M.S. BALTIC.
24,000 tons.  725 feet 9 inches long.  75 feet broad.  49 feet deep
Displacement loaded 40,000 tons
(Regd. No. 430269)
Hands Across the Sea silk postcard  

 
Great Britain/USA
(man's & woman's hand; tassel above each flag & behind hands)
 
Reference Number:   sh 356

Recorded by John High in his
unpublished list.

 
{This is a Version A postcard, with the flag poles
terminating on the edge of the sleeve}
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
R.M.S. BALTIC.
(Regd. No. 430269)

 

Hands Across the Sea postcard
 
 
 
 
 
{This is a Version C postcard, with black coloured tassles and flag poles,
and the tassles touching the flags in slightly different places
and closer together below the hands}
 
 
 
 
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
R.M.S. BALTIC.
(Regd. No. 430269)
Hands Across the Sea postcard, with black tassles and slight variation in tassles, ropes and thumb on woman's hand  

 
Great Britain/USA
(2 men's hands; tassel above each flag & behind hands)
 
Reference Number:   sh 514

Recorded by John High in his
unpublished list.

 
{This is a Version A postcard, with the flag poles
terminating on the edge of the sleeve}
 
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
R.M.S. BALTIC.
Regd. No. 430269
 
Hands Across the Sea silk postcard
 
 
 
{This is a Version B postcard, with the flag poles
terminating part way along the sleeve}
 
 
 
 
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
R.M.S. BALTIC.
(Regd. No. 430269)
Hands Across the Sea silk postcard 
 
 
 
{This is a Version D postcard, with red coloured tassles
and blue flag poles, and the tassles touching the flags in
slightly different places and further apart below the hands}
 
 
 
 
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
R.M.S. BALTIC.
(Regd. No. 430269)
Hands Across the Sea silk postcard 
 
 
 
 
 
{This is the same Version A postcard, with the flag poles
terminating on the edge of the sleeve, with italic writing}
 
 
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
R.M.S. BALTIC.
Regd. No. 430269
Hands Across the Sea postcard  
 
 
 
 
 
{This is the same postcard as above
but without the registration number}
 
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
R.M.S. BALTIC.
 
{note: there is no registration number}
 
 
Hands Across the Sea postcard  

 
USA/Ireland (Union Jack in upper left corner)
(2 men's hands; tassel only behind hands)
 
Reference Number:   sh 936

Recorded by John High in his
unpublished list.

 
 
{Note: This title is only known with italic printing.}
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
R.M.S. BALTIC.
Regd. No. 430269
Hands Across the Sea postcard  
 
 
 
 
 
{This is the same postcard, with italic printing,
but without the registration number}
 
 
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
R.M.S. BALTIC.
Hands Across the Sea postcard  
 
 
 
 
 
{This is the same postcard, with italic printing,
and with scalloped opening around silk,
and again without the registration number}
 
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
R.M.S. BALTIC.
 
 
 
Hands Across the Sea postcard  

 
USA/Ireland (harp only at left)
(man's & woman's hand; tassel only behind hands)
with registration number.
 
Reference Number:   sh 1016

Recorded by John High in his
unpublished list.

 
 
 
 
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
R.M.S. BALTIC.
Regd. No. 430269

 
Hands Across the Sea postcard

 
ERROR SILK
 
THE SILK IS A GENUINE STEVENS, BEING:-
USA/Ireland (harp only at left)
  (man's & woman's hand; tassel only behind hands).
 
THE CARD MOUNT HOWEVER IS A GRANT MOUNT:
" Cat: B: Embossed Card Mounts {anchor design}"

 
 
Reference Number:   sh 1018

Not recorded by John High in his
unpublished list.

 
 
 
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
R.M.S. BALTIC.
 

 
Hands Across the Sea postcard

 
USA/Ireland (harp only at left)
(2 men's hands; tassel only behind hands) - normal printing
 
Reference Number:   sh 1088

Recorded by John High in his
unpublished list.

 
 
 
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
RMS BALTIC.
Regd. No. 430269
Hands Across the Sea postcard  

 
USA/Norway
(man's & woman's hand; tassel above each flag & beyond each sleeve)
 
Reference Number:   sh 1182

Not recorded by John High in his
unpublished list.

 
 
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
R.M.S. BALTIC.
(Regd. No. 430269).
image of shaking hands, flags and tassles  

 
USA/Sweden
(man's & woman's hand; tassel above each flag & beyond each sleeve)
 
Reference Number:   sh 1296

Recorded by John High in his
unpublished list.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
R.M.S. BALTIC.
(Regd. No. 430269).
 
 
 
Note: This image is of an authentic Stevens card. However, just as above is recorded an ERROR SILK {sh1018} with a genuine Stevens silk mounted in a Grant frame, so John High, in his unpublished work, also records an ERROR SILK, comprising this USA/Sweden silk mounted in a Grant frame.

 
Hands Across the Sea postcard

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This page was created on 2 September 2004
and updated 30 January 2017. Additional image added 20 February 2017. Reference to Canadian flag added 12 April 2017. New sh1088 image added 28 December 2017 © Peter Daws
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