Mexican Army Grenadier Company "Guzman Bomb" emblem
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A flat plate with beveled corners. An applied exploding bomb centers the face of the plate with a large sprayed flame; this object could probably belong to a grenadier, cavalryman or artillery officer.
Waist Belt Plate “Guzman Bomb.”Ca. 1830’s-1840’s. Dug at the ruins of the Hacienda de Encarnación de Guzman, Coahuila, Mexico. Collection: Rich.Cast and filed brass, whole, with applied cast brass bomb.
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Manuel Hinojosa Mexican War Collection, UTRGV Digital Library, The University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley