Mexican Army Grenadier Company "Buena Vista bomb"
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Exploding bomb insignia having a water-spouting looking flame; two fastening prongs with holes on reverse side; this object identifying a member of a company of grenadiers in an infantry battalion, was probably worn on a shako or cartridge box.
Mexican Army Grenadier Company Emblem,“Compania de Granaderos, Regimiento de Infanteria Permanente,” “Buena Vista Spouting Bomb.” Ca. 1830’s-1840’s. Plate# Dug at Angostura, Coahuila, Mexico. Collection: Port Isabel Historical Museum.Port Isabel, Texas. Cast brass; whole.
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"Mexican Army Grenadier Company "Buena Vista bomb"" (1846). Manuel Hinojosa Mexican War Collection. 82.