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RAF Escape & Evasion Cigarette Compass

Possibly the smallest wartime Escape Compass produced by Clayton Hutton's team at MI9.

This miniature compass is only 5mm in diameter !
Compare this with the 'standard' size 15mm Escape Compass (see photos).

This compass could be hidden in most every day items, including a Cigarette (as can be seen in the display).

The compass body is made of brass and has a very small circular disc with a 'dot' for North.
This is covered by a clear celluloid screen.

The compass is mounted on card with a wartime Players Cigarette and comes in a small black display case.