WW2 - Escape, Evasion & Survival

30 Items For Sale

AAF - C1 Survival Vest

$85.00 ($10.00 S&H)

Looks to be unused, but has storage wear. No contents, but has the holster. Tag is present and was made by "Lite Manufacturing Company" and looks to be 1945 dated. Has a nice salty look to it that would be great for a static display.




Stole Bladder

$95.00 ($10.00 S&H)

WW2 Pilot/Aircrew life saving air bladder for ditching in water. To be used in conjunction with life vest, or by itself. Very supple and should still hold air.




Mark 4 Flare Projector

$150.00 ($9.00 S&H)

Excellent working condition, the end of the chain needs reattached to the barrel, but all there. Does not affect the look.




Bandages in Boxes

$35.00 ($9.00 S&H)

Lot of three Army dressings and one bandage, all for one money.




Medical Items

$30.00 ($9.00 S&H)

Period tongue depressors, ammonia inhalants, Prophylactic kit, Iodine swabs and unopened box of gauze bandage. All for one money.




Cutter Snake Bite Kit

$50.00 ($9.00 S&H)

Looks to be complete and in very nice condition.




RAF Life Jacket Lights

$35.00 ($8.00 S&H)

Have two sets of these lights, they are $35 each, or take both for $65.




Survival Kit Match Safe w/ Compass

On Hold

Super clean match safe with compass, as found in survival kits.




Rayon Escape Map - China

$60.00 ($5.00 S&H)

Super looking rayon escape map of Northeast and Southeast China, USAAF and dated 1943. Excellent condition.




British Air Ministry Marked Survival Whistle

$125.00 ($8.00 S&H)

Made in England, The Acme Thunderer was worn on flight jackets, survival vests and life vests by British Commonwealth and AAF personal. This one is marked by the British Air Ministry. These are getting very tough to find!




C-1 Vest Plastic Survival Holster

$35.00 ($8.00 S&H)

As found in C-1 Survival vests, plastic holster/cover, excellent condition.




AAF - Survival Book

$35.00 ($8.00 S&H)

AAF book on Jungle, Desert, Arctic Emergency Survival. Measures 4 1/4" by 5 1/2" with 149 pages. Neat book on survival tactics.




Mark 2 Sea Water Desalter Kit

$65.00 ($7.00 S&H)

Great looking kit from WW2, complete and unopened. Ink stamp dated 1962 on the bottom, as it was reissued for Vietnam.




Scout Whistle with Compass

$65.00 ($7.00 S&H)

A neat find from a B-24 Gunner with the 15th AAF. His 1930's metal Scout whistle with compass that he carried all through WW2. Lucky him, as he never had to use it! Never saw one of these before!!




1944 Dated Survival Map for Luzon

$75.00 ($3.00 S&H)

A very nice example of a rayon survival map, as used by pilots and aircrews in case they are shot down. Marked No. 34, Southeast China and No. C-40 Luzon Island. Dated 1944 and still folded they way it was issued.




ESM/1 Mirror w/ Red Cross Pouch

$55.00 ($7.00 S&H)

A nice ESM/1 survival mirror with a real neat case/pouch made by the American Red Cross of Palm Beach County, Florida.




Morse Code Signal Mirror - Mint w/Pouch

$55.00 ($7.00 S&H)

A super looking survival mirror, still sealed in plastic and with canvas pouch. Don't see these too often and in this condition.




Brass Survival Kit Compass

$50.00 ($7.00 S&H)

Nice compass in working condition. These type compasses were found in many different survival and life raft kits.




Type I Bisquit Bread - Survival Rations

$50.00 ($8.00 S&H)

A near mint box of Type I Survival Bisquit Bread. These were is life raft kits and other survival kits.




Life Boat Fishing Line and Hooks

$15.00 ($6.00 S&H)

OD fishing line and hooks, wrapped around a carved piece of wood.




ESM/1 Signal Survival Mirror

$40.00 ($6.00 S&H)

In near mint condition with original rope.




Survival/Life Raft Kit Malted Milk Tablets

$35.00 ($6.00 S&H)

A great source of energy when mixed with water and drank. Even better when you could heat the water. Two rolls for one money. I have several sets of two at $35 a set.




Survival Kit - 1940 Dated "Charms" Candy

$75.00 ($6.00 S&H)

I just found several of these mint, unopened candies and they are all dated 1940. These are some of the hardest items to find, for finishing off those Survival Kit displays. They are being sold at $75 each. Buy them when you can find them!!




Plastic Match Safes

$20.00 ($6.00 S&H)

I've got two brown plastic survival match safes at $20 each, or both for $35.




Match Safe with Compass

$65.00 ($6.00 S&H)

A great looking bakelite match safe with matches and a compass in the lid. Slightly different than others I've seen. The compass still works, but the top of the compass is hard to read.




Survival Kit Pocket Watch Compass

$65.00 ($6.00 S&H)

I have two of these compasses in brass cases, they are marked with a "US" on the outside cover and are made by "Waltham". They are sold at $65 each. These are found in the F-1 Emergency Sustenace Flyers Case and other survival kits.




E-17 Personal Aids Kit

$175.00 ($8.00 S&H)

The canvas pouch is near mint and it has a survival mirror and two plastic flasks in it that are just waiting to be filled by YOU!!




C-2A Raft Kit Paddles

$30.00 ($6.00 S&H)

These are two paddles from a C-2A Raft kit from WW2 into the 1950's. One side has been treated to reflect light to aid in being seen at night from search-lights. The one paddle is near mint, but the decal on the other has some wear. That paddle would be the one to turn over to show the reflective side in a display.




English Made Winged Boot

$350.00 ($5.00 S&H)

A beautiful example of a bullion "Winged Boot" on blue felt for those men that were able to evade and walk out to safety. This is also known as the "Late Arrivals Club"




Escape Compass - Pill Compass

$55.00 ($2.00 S&H)

I have one small escape compass left, at $55.00. It is one of the alum. cases with white dial two alum. These could be sewn into most anywhere on a uniform or flight clothing to be retrieved when needed and I'm sure that one or two were probably swallowed to avoid detection too. All in working condition.