Mexican Army Grenadier Company emblem “Buena Vista bomb” - variant
Latin American History | Military History
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
.TIF, 2 Photographs, 1.03 MB
Manuel Hinojosa Mexican War Collection, UTRGV Digital Library, The University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley. Accessed via https://scholarworks.utrgv.edu/mhinojosa