Great Miniature Compass for Escape and Evasion, USAAF / USN Issue
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Great Miniature Compass for Escape and Evasion, USAAF / USN Issue

Code: afpg20019uec


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Product Description

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ARTIFACT: 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.

VINTAGE: Circa WWII

SIZE: Approximately 5/16" in diameter

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Brass, magnet, celluloid

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a USAAF/USN collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MBEX15 LADEX5/15

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): Evasion compass shows minor to moderate wear, overall excellent condition.

GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.