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    [Mexican War]. Mexican Soldier's Belt Buckle. Brass, circa 1846. Circular buckle measures approximately 2.5" x 1.75" and features a deep relief of the Mexican coat of arms, an eagle standing on a cactus, wings spread with a snake in its mouth. Based on a French design of the same period, this particular example would have been attached on one end of a belt. At the opposite end, a second buckle (an exact mirror image) would have been attached, the two being connected with an "S" shaped, snake buckle through a small ring. The ring of this particular piece has been broken off.

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    September, 2013
    21st Saturday
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