Button, Tunic, and Compass, Royal Air Force
This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
National Air and Space Museum
Restrictions & Rights
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
Donated by William E.G. Taylor
- 3-D (Escape Compass): 0.5 x 1.4cm (3/16 x 9/16 in.)
- 3-D (Brass Button): 1.3 x 2.5cm (1/2 x 1 in.)
Country of Origin
Royal Air Force brass tunic button with tunic button compass, brass 5/8" diameter x 3/16" thick. Part of escape equipment used by downed pilots behind enemy lines.