Manuel Hinojosa Mexican War Collection

Mexican Army Grenadier Zapadores Bomb emblem

Title

Mexican Army Grenadier Zapadores Bomb emblem

Creator

Identifier

BD0021-Zapadoresbomb

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Creation Date

1846

Disciplines

Latin American History | Military History

Description

Exploding bomb with tree-shaped flame and having an open-cut, European-style “Z” on the face of the bomb; two fastening prongs with holes on the reverse side: this object identifying a grenadier company of sappers, was probably worn on a cartridge box or shako.

Grenadier's Company’s emblem. “Compania de Granaderos Baón de Zapadores."Zapadores Bomb.”Ca. 1830’s-1840’s.Plate # Dug at the ruins of Presidio Anhuelo, Coahuila, Mexico. Collection: Port Isabel Historical Museum. Port Isabel,Texas.Cast brass; whole.

Physical Description

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Mexican Army Grenadier Zapadores Bomb emblem

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