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Great United States Army Air Forces Escape and Evasion Miniature Compass. These secret 'North Seeking' magnetic compasses were issued to USAAF/USN, allies, paratroopers, etc. This is a classic design featuring a square plate with two dots of radium paint and a red tip indicating North. The most well-known versions of these secret compasses were hidden within the brass uniform buttons.
Approximately 5/16" in diameter
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION:
Brass, magnet, celluloid
This is from a USAAF/USN collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MBEX15 LADEX5/15
8+ (Excellent): Evasion compass shows minor to moderate wear, overall excellent condition.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.