Great Britain/USA

(man's & woman's hand; tassel above each flag & behind hands)


There are two versions of this design, as shown below.
 
Image of man's & woman's hands and tassels behind each hand
 

 

Version A:

  1. The ropes, tassles and flag poles are in yellow coloured silk.
  2. The rope on the right passes behind the flag at the blue area.
  3. The tassles below the hands are apart.
  4. The rope on the left passes behind the flag at the white band.
  5. The ropes above both the flags are close in to the flags.
  6. The thumb of the woman's hand slopes slightly down.
  7. The lower red points on both flags finish horizontal with the middle of the arms.
Image of silk associated with these Hands Across the Seas postcards

 

Version C:

  1. The ropes, tassles and flag poles are in black coloured silk.
  2. The rope on the right passes behind the flag at the star.
  3. The tassles below the hands are closer together.
  4. The rope on the left passes behind the flag at the red band.
  5. The ropes above both the flags are further away from the flags.
  6. The thumb of the woman's hand is almost horizontal.
  7. The lower red points on both flags are pointing more downwards, finish below the level of the arms, and are closer to the bottom of the silk.
 
 
{Note: Version B exists on the two men's hands version only.}


This silk has been recorded with the Hands Across the Seas postcards having the following ship's names:-
Catalogue
Number
Recorded by
John High
Name of Ship
sh336 * (no ship name)
sh344 * RMS Adriatic
sh346   RMS " Adriatic "
sh347   RMS Aquitania
sh349   RMS Arabic
sh350 * SS Arabic
sh352 * RMS Aro
sh356 * RMS Baltic
sh360 * SS Caledonia
sh364 * TSS Caledonia
sh366 * SS California
sh368 * TSS Cameronia
sh372 * RMS Campania
sh376 * RMS Carmania
sh380 * RMS Caronia
sh382   RMS Carpathia
sh384 * RMS Cedric
sh388 * RMS Celtic
sh392 * SS Columbia
sh396 * RMS Cymric
sh400 * RMS Franconia
sh404 * SS Friesland
sh408 * RMS Ivernia
sh412 * RMS Laconia
sh416 * RMS Laurentic
sh418   SS Laurentic
sh420 * RMS Lusitania
sh424 * RMS Majestic
sh428 * RMS Mauretania
sh432 * RMS Megantic
sh436 * SS Megantic
sh440 * SS Merion
sh444 * SS Minneapolis
sh448 * SS Minnetonka
sh450   RMS Oceanic
sh452 * RMS Olympic
sh454 * RMS " Olympic "
sh456 * RMS Parisian
sh460 * SS Philadelphia
sh462   SS Romanic
sh464 * RMS Saxonia
sh468 * RMS " Teutonic "
sh469   RMS Titanic
sh470   SS Winifredian
sh472 * RMS Zeeland

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This page was created on 29 October 2000
and updated on 20 February 2017. Titanic added 29 December 2017
sh349 addd 18 September 2019. sh366 added 25 May 2020. sh450 added 6 January 2021 © Peter Daws
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