China 1842 – H.M.S. Blonde
China 1842 (A. Nash, Petty Offr. H.M.S. Blonde.) fitted with replacement silver bar suspension, small hole drilled in edge at 6 o’clock,
Between 6 November 1839 – 3 March 1843 H.M.S. Blonde was commanded by Captain Thomas Bourchier, East Indies (including the first Anglo-Chinese war). He played a leading role in many actions during the war.
Follow this LINK for an extract from the diary of Midshipman Henry Lyon of the H.M.S. Blonde.
Condition – NVF