French Army Breast Waist Belt Plate “San Jacinto Lion Head”
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A round disc with a Lion’s head. The reverse side is flat, except for an ovoid at the center of the disc. The belt loop is to the right with an applied s-link connector on the left. Traditional Hussar waist belt plate; a style used by officers and elite troops of Napoleon and adopted by English.
French Army Breast Waist Belt Plate “San Jacinto Lions Head” Ca. 1830’s-1840’s Plate # Belt: 48mm/disc ht 45mm Collection: San Jacinto Museum of Historical Association San Jacinto, Texas Cast brass, whole.
File 1: Front of the buckle.
File 2: Front of the buckle, zoomed out.
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Manuel Hinojosa Mexican War Collection, UTRGV Digital Library, The University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley