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Coventry 58

The first Postcards started appearing in Great Britain in the 1890's when the British Post Office permitted cards with a subject matter on one side and an address and message on the other.



Royalty
Royalty


Her Majesty Queen Alexandra - 1
His Majesty King Edward VII - 2
H.R.H. The Prince of Wales - 2B
Otto Bismarck - postcard
Military
Military

Kitchener of Khartoum - 8

Kitchener of Khartoum - 8
Notables


Religious
Religious

Ecce Homo - 21

Ecce Homo - 21
Madonna and Child - 22
Mater Dolorosa - 23
Classical and Historical Figures and Scenes
Classical and Historical Figures and Scenes

Ye Ladye Godiva of Coventre 25

The Lady Godiva Procession 24
The Lady Godiva Procession 24A
Ye Ladye Godiva of Coventre 25
Ye Ladye Godiva of Coventre 26
Ye Ladye Godiva of Coventre - 26A No Title
Ye Ladye Godiva of Coventre - 26A
Ye Peeping Tom of Coventre 28
Ye Peeping Tom of Coventre 28a Unrecorded
Peeping Tom - 30B - Tennyson Poem
Coaching, Lifeboats and Trains
Coaching, Lifeboats and Trains

Called to the Rescue - 32B Unrecorded background ship

The Good Old Days - 31
Grace Darling - 32
Called to the Rescue - 32B Unrecorded background ship
Castles, Buildings and Views
Castles, Buildings and Views

Coventry 58

Kenilworth Castle 36
Kenilworth Castle - 36 Different Title & Mat
Warwick Castle - 37
Ruines du Chateau de Pierrefonds - 38
Chateau de Pierrefonds apres la Restauration - 39
Crystal Palace - 40
The Houses of Parliament - 42
Houses of Parliament - 42a
St. Paul's, London - 43 Reg
The Tower Bridge - 44 Reg
Anne Hathaway's Cottage - 45 Large Title
Anne Hathaway's Cottage - 45 Large Title - Stevens Credit
Shakespeare's Birthplace - 46
St. Georges Hall - 48
Laxey Wheel I.O.M. - 51
Princes Street, Edinburgh 52 Reg
Provincial Government Buildings, Victoria, B.C. - 53
Provincial Government Buildings, Victoria, B.C. - 53 No Title
C.P.R. Empress Hotel - Unrecorded
Coventry Old and New 54
Coventry - Grey Friar's Green 55 Plain Mat
Coventry - Grey Friar's Green 55 Scalloped Mat
Coventry 58
Coventry City Arms - 59 (see 28)
Coats of Arms
Coats of Arms

Coventry City Arms - Coventry Imprint 59a rare

Coventry City Arms - Coventry Imprint 59a rare
Glasgow City Arms 61
Flags
Flags

Honour and Liberty - 71

Honour and Liberty - 71
Alpha - Hands Across The Sea - 67C MF Pole Unrecorded
Ships
Ships

The more expensive postcard had an image woven of the actual ship and would sometimes have statistics of the size and capacity of the ship printed below.

The less expensive version would have two flags representing the countries of origin and destination for the particular voyage. Above the silk were printed the words "Hands Across the Sea" (HATS). Under the two flags would be a pair of hands clasped in a handshake representing the friendship between the countries.

Warships
Allan Line (Funnel = Black Top with White Band)
American Line (Funnel = Black with WhiteBand)
Anchor Line (Funnel = Black)
Atlantic Transport Line (Funnel = Red with Black Top)
Booth Line (Funnel = Black)
Canadian Pacific Line (Funnel = 1906-1921 Pale Brown with Black Top)
Cunard Line (Funnel = Red with Black Top and 2 Black Rings)
Dominion Line (Funnel = Red with Red Top and White Band)
Pacific Steam Navigation Line (Funnel = Black - Yellow after 1914)
Red Star Line (Funnel = Black with White Band)
White Star Line (Brown with Black Top)
Unrecorded Ships
Floral Subjects


Stevens' Greetings Cards


Alpha Series of Postcards
Alpha Series of Postcards


Alpha - A Joyous Easter
Alpha - A Peaceful Easter
Alpha - Best of Luck on Your Birthday
Alpha - Easter Joys be Yours
Alpha - Every Good Wish for Your Birthday
Alpha - Hands Across The Sea - 67C MF Pole Unrecorded
Alpha - Hearty Greetings On Your 21st. Birthday
Alpha - Loving Birthday Wishes
Alpha - Loving Easter Greetings
Alpha - Many Happy Returns
Alpha - Many Happy Returns of The Day
Alpha - Of All Good Things To Wish You
Alpha - Sincere Greetings for a Happy Christmas - no credit
Alpha - Thinking of you on your Birthday.
Alpha - Wishing You A Happy Birthday
Alpha - Wishing You Many Happy Returns Of The Day - for Auld Lang Syne
Alpha - Wishing You Many Happy Returns of The Day - Rose
Alpha - With All Good Wishes - Red
Alpha - With All Good Wishes - Purple
Alpha - With Every Good Wish
Alpha - With Fond Wishes Across The Sea
Alpha - With Fond Wishes Across The Sea - Best Wishes
Alpha - With Loving Birthday Greetings
Alpha - With Loving Greetings To My Friend
Alpha - With My Heart's Fondest Wishes
Alpha - With My Heart's Fondest Wishes - Swastika


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