Compass, M.I.9. pattern, contained in transparent waterproof material. Stores reference 22P/15. Comprises a standard 0.5" escape compass with a 'star' rotor 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. Could be used by an evading or escaping airman to head for neutral territory. Issued with the Beadon flying suit and many escape packs/kits. The pouch has yellowed but the compass is in excellent working condition. Stock code E25337.