WW2 United States Air Force USAF Escape & Evade SOE Compass Button

WW2 United States Air Force USAF Escape & Evade SOE Compass Button

Code: 17774

SOLD

For sale is an incredibly rare original WW2 United States Air Force USAF Escape & Evade SOE Screw Compass Button. This screw button compass was made by J.R Gaunt & Sons, London. This is in excellent condition, and the compass still works. This screw button compass opens when you turn the head of the button clockwise and closes when you turn the head of the button anti-clockwise. This measures 24mm in diameter. 

 
These buttons were one of the many ingenious devices developed by Clayton Hutton for M19 in order to assist downed airmen to escape or evade capture whilst finding their way out of enemy territory.
 
These buttons were worn by USAF aircrew flying combat operations over enemy occupied territory.
 
This is guaranteed original or money back guaranteed. This will be sent via special delivery and dispatched within one working days.