RAF / SOE escape and evasion button compass

RAF / SOE escape and evasion button compass

Code: E26992

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Black bakelite button with integral magnetised section.  Designed by Christopher Clayton Hutton at MI9, it has small dots on the reverse of the button to indicate North and South.  When suspended by a thread the button could be used by an evading or escaping airman to head for neutral territory.  Excellent unused condition and still attached to the card it was issued on.  Stock code E26992.