WW2 - Escape, Evasion & Survival

29 Items For Sale

MK-4 Flare Projector - Survival Kit Component

$165.00 ($8.00 S&H)

Nice example of a MK-4 flare projector and this one has a spent flare casing still inside the barrel.

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

$45.00 ($8.00 S&H)

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.

Escape/Evasion/Frisk Knife

$85.00 ($8.00 S&H)

Made from steel and polished very smooth, the overall length is 6 5/8' long and has a 3" blade (sharp). It is also known as a frisk knife, as this type knife would be sewn into clothing, perhaps a flight jacket or coveralls, or possibly fitted into leather boots, anywhere the enemy soldiers would not detect it. Super little E/E item.

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.

Life Raft 1st Aid Box

$30.00 ($7.00 S&H)

This is for the metal box only. It measures 8" by 5" by 2 3/4" and has the mounting brackets and the handle. Think of the fun in filling it with the contents.

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.

Can of MK.II Flares for MK-3 Flare Projector

$150.00 ($8.00 S&H)

This is a can of nine, 10ga. green star MK.II flares for the MK-3 or 4 flare projector. The can is dated Jan. 1945.

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.

AAF Survival Whistle

$40.00 ($6.00 S&H)

"The Acme Thunderer" made in England, which was the preferred whistle carried by both AAF and RAF pilots for use in locating when down in water. Either carried on their flight jacket or around the neck on a lanyard for easy access.