Hands Across The Sea
RMS Oceanic


 
   
Great Britain/USA
(man's & woman's hand; tassel above each flag & behind hands)
 
Reference Number:   sh 450

Not recorded by John High in his
unpublished list.

 
{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. OCEANIC.
 
 
image of shaking hands, flags and tassles  

 
Great Britain/USA
(2 men's hands; tassel above each flag & behind hands)
 
Reference Number:   sh 720

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unpublished list.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. OCEANIC.
 

 
Hands Across the Sea postcard  
 
 
 
 
{same Version A as above, but
with italic printing of ships name}
 
 
 
 
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
R.M.S. OCEANIC.
 

 
Hands Across the Sea postcard  
 
 
 
 
{same Version A as above with italic printing
and scalloped opening around silk, with
additional words added}
 
 
 
 
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
R.M.S. OCEANIC.
Gross tonnage 17274.    Length 705 1/2 ft.    Breadth 68 ft.    Depth 49 ft 1 1/2in.

 
Hands Across the Sea postcard  
 
 
 
 
{This is a Version B postcard, with the flag poles
terminating part way along the sleeve, printed
in italic and scalloped opening around silk,
and with additional words added}
 
 
 
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
R.M.S. OCEANIC.
Gross tonnage 17274.    Length 705 1/2 ft.    Breadth 68 ft.    Depth 49 ft 1 1/2in.

 
Hands Across the Sea postcard  

 
Great Britain/USA
(2 men's hands; tassel above each flag & behind hands)
 
Reference Number:   sh 726

Not recorded by John High in his
unpublished list.

 
{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. "OCEANIC."
 
Hands Across the Sea postcard  

 
USA/Ireland (Union Jack in upper left corner)
(2 men's hands; tassel only behind hands) - italic printing
 
Reference Number:   sh 984

Recorded by John High in his
unpublished list.

 
 
 
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
R.M.S. OCEANIC.
 
Hands Across the Sea postcard  

 
USA/Ireland (harp only at left)
(2 men's hands; tassel only behind hands) - italic printing
 
Reference Number:   sh 1136

Recorded by John High in his
unpublished list.

 
 
 
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
RMS OCEANIC
 

 
 

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This page was created on 11 September 2004
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