Hands Across The Sea
HMT Empress of Britain


 
   
Great Britain/Canadian {Merchant Navy flag}
(man's & woman's hand; tassel only behind hands)
 
Reference Number:   sh 140

Recorded by John High in his
unpublished list.

 
 
 
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
H.M.T. EMPRESS OF BRITAIN.
 
Hands Across the Sea postcard  

 
Great Britain/Canadian {Merchant Navy flag}
(man's & woman's hand; tassel only behind hands)
(With man's hand having 5 fingers + hidden thumb)
 
Reference Number:   sh 142

Not recorded by John High in his
unpublished list.

 
 
{This is a very similar card, but with a maple leaf embossed design,
and importantly, the man's hand has five fingers plus a hidden thumb.
This six finger hand design exists on the experimental GB/Australian flags.}
 
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
H.M.T. EMPRESS OF BRITAIN.
 
 
 
Hands Across the Sea postcard, with man's hand having six fingers
 

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