Manuel Hinojosa Mexican War Collection

Mexican Army Grenadier Company emblem “Buena Vista bomb” - variant

Title

Mexican Army Grenadier Company emblem “Buena Vista bomb” - variant

Creator

Identifier

BD0021-BuenaVistaBomb

Files

Download BD0021-BuenaVistaBomb-a.TIF (495 KB)

Download BD0021-BuenaVistaBomb-b.TIF (567 KB)

Creation Date

1846

Disciplines

Latin American History | Military History

Description

Exploding bomb insignia having a wavy fanned 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 was worn on a cartridge box or shako.

Mexican Army Grenadier Company emblem “Company de Granaderos, Regimiento de Infanteria Permanente.” “Buena Vista Bomb” Ca. 1840’s Plate # 48mm ht. x 40 mm w. 24.5g. . 1-7/8in.ht. x 1-9/16in. w. . 86oz. Dug at Angostura, Coahuila, Mexico. Collection: Port Isabel Historical Museum Port Isabel, Texas

File 1: Back side of the emblem

File 2: Front side of the emblem

Physical Description

.TIF, 2 Files, 1.03 MB

Mexican Army Grenadier Company emblem “Buena Vista bomb” - variant

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