USAAF C-1 vest compass matchcase

USAAF C-1 vest compass matchcase

Code: S26489

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By Dupage.  Approximately 8 x 3cm.  Red/brown bakelite container with a screw-off lid that houses a small compass that can be viewed from the top or via a 'window' on the side.  The base is marked 'Dupage' and has a ribbed finish for use as a match striker.  It would originally have had a flint striker strip on the side to produce sparks by rubbing with a knife or metal object but the flint is absent.  The original owner has scratched his name into the side 'G.M. Lemon'.  In good used condition with working compass.  Empty.  Issued with the C-1 sustenance vest and various other AAF survival kits.  Stock code M26489.