Tel: 1 (905) 634-3848

Text: 1 (905) 906-3848

Purveyors of Authentic Militaria

  • China War Medal 1842
  • China War Medal 1842

Item: GB0388

China War Medal 1842


0% Buyer's Premium

eMedals proudly ships worldwide, see our shipping information

What's a max bid?

Your maximum bid should be the highest amount you're willing to pay for an item.

Your entered maximum bid will not be disclosed to the seller or other auction participants at any point.

Max bidding example:

If the current auction price is $100 dollars and you place a maximum bid of $120 dollars, the system will bid $101 dollars on your behalf.

If no other participant places a bid, you win that auction lot for $101 dollars.

If another auction participant places a bid of $110 dollars, the system will subsequently place a bid of $111 dollars on your behalf. The system will continue to bid in $1.00 dollar increments until your maximum bid of $120 dollars is exceeded.

If another auction participant places a bid for $125 dollars, the auction lot price will display $121 dollars having exceeded your previously submitted maximum bid by $1.00 dollar.

Buyer's Premium

All bids are subject to a Buyer's Premium which is in addition to the placed successful bid. The following rate of Buyer's Premium will be added to the Hammer Price of each Lot that you purchase:

Twenty-Two Percent (22%) of the Hammer Price

China War Medal 1842

Impressed: D.A. BUCHAN, LIEUT. H.M.S. WIXEN. Good very fine. David Adye Buchan was born about 1812, in St. John, Newfoundland, start serving as Volunteer 1st. class abroad HMS Grasshopper (in Newfoundland), later as Midshipman in North America, also Lake Ontario, Upper Canada, on number of ships, again in Newfoundland 1831-35; transferred to Mediterranean area and English Channel, then as Lieutenant served in China (Vixen 1841-42; Agincourt, 1842-45); retired as Captain in 1884, died 12 September 1889. His father, Captain David Buchan, R.N., figures very prominently in Newfoundland history. Sold with copies of service records.
Back To Top