Manuel Hinojosa Mexican War Collection

French Army Waist Belt Plate “Sierra Vieja Lion Buckle”

Title

French Army Waist Belt Plate “Sierra Vieja Lion Buckle”

Creator

Identifier

BD0021-SierraVieja

Files

Download BD0021-SierraVieja-a.TIF (746 KB)

Creation Date

1846

Disciplines

Latin American History | Military History

Description

A round disc plate featuring a Lion’s head with a twisted belt loop at the right side that would have had a match that connected with a snake link device. Its applied s-link connector is no longer present on the left.

Waist Belt Plate “Sierra Vieja Lion’s Buckle” Ca. 1810’s-1840’s Plate # 37mm.disc dia .53mm w. 21.4g... 1-7/16in. disc dia. 2-1/8in w. 755oz. Dug at the ruins of the Hacienda de Sierra Vieja, Zacatecas, Mexico. Collection: Port Isabel Historical Museum Port Isabel, Texas

File 1: Back of the Waist Belt Plate.

File 2: Front of the Waist Belt Plate.

Physical Description

.TIF, 2 Files, 1.44 MB

French Army Waist Belt Plate “Sierra Vieja Lion Buckle”

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