Lot Archive


№ 49


6 July 2004

Hammer Price:

China 1842 (P. Hinchey, Serjeant, Bombay Artillery) edge bruise, otherwise good very fine and rare £600-700

A total of 57 Bombay Artillerymen, including five Sergeants, served as Marines on board various H.E.I. Company ships during the China campaign. Sergeant Patrick Hinchey was the senior of the three men detailed for service aboard the Phlegathon.