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William Bligh's signet ring & sealBetween 1754 & 1817

Signatures / Inscriptions: "Mrs Maurice Oakes / Ring & seal of Governor Bligh. Property of his great-great-grandson Maurice Oakes. Lakeside Rd. Eastwood" -- written on a calling card inside the original box

General Note: Undated. Date range based on Bligh's birthdate and death date
Wax impression of the seal at R 241d
For identification of stones see DR 188n