RAF / SOE razor blade compass

RAF / SOE razor blade compass

Code: E22537+

£18.00 each Approx $22, €20.34
 

The Cheerio Razor Blade by the Wafer Razor Co. Ltd. of Sheffield.  Individually wrapped war department broad arrow marked razor blade.  This has been magnetized so that when suspended by a thread in a glass of water it would act as a compass for escape and evasion purposes.  Various different brands were utilized by MI9 including 'Fleet', 'Dawn' and 'Cheerio'.  Some minor rust staining to the blade.  Still retains a little magnetism and will 'disrupt' another compass if held close.  We have four available, priced individually.  Stock code E22537+.