French Army Napoleonic French officer belt buckle lion emblem "Salado lion head"
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A small sculptured plate featuring a Lion’s head with protuding ears . The reverse side is flat except for an ovoid at the center of disk with two fasteners.
French Army Napoleonic French Officer Belt Buckle Lion “Salado little Lion’s Head Buckle” Ca. 1830’s-1840’s Plate # . m ht.x mm w. .g 1-in.disc dia. 1-3/4in. ht.x 2-10/16in. w. 1.2oz. Dug at the ruins of the Rancho de Salado, San Luis Potosi, Mexico Collection: Rod Bates Port Isabel, Texas Cast and filed brass, whole.
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"French Army Napoleonic French officer belt buckle lion emblem "Salado lion head"" (1846). Manuel Hinojosa Mexican War Collection. 42.