A WW2 RAF Vest Button Escape Compass
This British WW2 RAF Vest Button Escape Compass is made of in Black, It has 3 dots located on the underside (two pointing North) of the button and a loop for the wire to pass through.
The compass element is a small magnetised bar of steel which is embedded into the bakelite body.
These were issued to RAF Flight Crews and SOE operatives during WW2. This Escape Vest Button compass is 20mm dia and in excellent condition.