RAF/SOE Locket Compass, MI9 Pattern
Compass, M.I.9. pattern, wrapped in transparent waterproof material. Stores ref. 22P/15. Developed by Christopher Clayton Hutton at MI9. Comprises a standard 0.5" escape compass encased in a small plastic pouch to seal against humidity. A simple cotton tape was added so the compass could be worn as a locket around the neck. Intended for use by an evading or escaping airman to head for neutral territory. Issued with the Beadon flying suit and many escape packs/kits.
Some light soiling but in very good working condition. Stock code E18993..