Carved on the side of the Trophy. BOXING WELTER WEIGHT WINNER R C JEFFS CHINA 1929 The building of HMT Somersetshire 9716 tons was completed in June 1921 at Harland and Wholff Ltd Belfast. Owner was Bibby brothers & Co Liverpool. In October 1927 she sailed to China and from January to May 1928 she transported troops to Karachi. During another voyage to China in 1931 influenza broke out and effect 300 people fortunately there were no deaths. In September 1939 Somersetshire was requisitioned and converted into HM. Check out my other listings no. W for more Chinese antiques! Dear valued customers, I regularly list Chinese antiques coins, banknotes, medals, important documents, engravings, carvings, boxes, cases, frames, postcards, photos, stereoviews, fans, hats, ranks, badges, finials, embroideries, bonds, books, pocket watches, silver items etc etc. Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “1929 CHINA CHINESE BRITISH WARSHIP H M T SOMERSETSHIRE BOXING TROPHY” is in sale since Thursday, January 24, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Silver\Non-U.S. Silver\Asia”. The seller is “bond_artist” and is located in Singapore. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Age: 1929