Unique Ww2 Brass Vesta Concealed Compass Soe Oss Clandestine Raf Special Forces
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Unique Ww2 Brass Vesta Concealed Compass Soe Oss Clandestine Raf Special Forces:
This you will find is a veryunique item I purchased it from a antique fair in Lincolnshirequite a few years ago, the young lady selling it informed me it was her grandfathers who served in ww2, she saidhe took part in secret operations during ww2 her relations said he would be away for long periods of timebut on return wouldnever speak muchabout his activates - -- he wasprobably notpermitted to,the family presumedit wasFrance & Belgium due to otheritems he possessedat the time, I asked questions of Service Rank &Regiment alsoperiod he servedduring ww2, allshe said wasthephotos of him looked likestandardarmy uniform, sorry that is all I could find out.The vestameasures approx.2 1/4" long the top unscrewshas a mountedFrench coin dated 1930this isattached to a pocket watch type chain with "T" bar for button hole fixing, the case has a basicdecorated circulardesign with a few smallknocks and tarnish, base unscrewsalso has a mountedFrench coin dated 1931 the surface ofthis coinhas beenadapted toa match striker,the base has a separate screw topcompartment to house the compass, all sections and compartmentsare very skilfully fitted together with fine screw threadfor complete concealment protectionand weather proofing,compass measures approx. 3/4" acrossfitsperfectly in the aperture and in working order. I can only conclude thisis a ww2SOE Special Forcesor Clandestine typeissue compass,a rare piece of equipment made to look like a basic pocketmatch holder /vesta, matches will be removed to comply with shipping policy. Rare item scarcely offered for sale andSoldwith UKP/P Special DeliverySigned for next day£7.75, Overseas shipping includes Signed for International Tracked & InsuredPLEASENOTE returning e mails may be delayed due to PCrepair,where possiblewe always combine items to reduce postage costsso please take a look at our other sales wehaveA RANGE OF WW2 ISSUE BOOKS ANDINFORMATION withlots ofInteresting Items For Sale.All items are packed with great care we will assist where possible with postal problems and always obtain proof of posting,please askall questions in good time before sale endswe answer all e.mails.-----------------
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