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unpublished list.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unpublished list.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unpublished list.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
 
 
 
 
 
{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  

 
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. Italic image sh1088 added 25 May 2020 © Peter Daws
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