11 May 2001
NAVAL GENERAL SERVICE 1793-1840, one clasp, Syria (John Hayward), extremely fine
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John Hayward served as an Ordinary Seaman aboard H.M.S. Bellerophon in the operations on, and off the coast of Syria in 1840.
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Decorative and dangerous, the most impressive group of courtly quality weapons to come to auction in well over a generation
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