WW2 - Escape, Evasion & Survival

30 Items For Sale

"Marble's" Metal Match Safe

$38.00 ($10.00 S&H)

1940's Marble's match safe with bail. Nickel plated brass and measures approx. 2 3/4" long. Favorite with pilots and aircrew members.

Life Vest Locator Light

$25.00 ($10.00 S&H)

Nice battery powered locator light, marked US "ACCUR. ELX.", Elyria, Oh. and in working condition.

C-1 Survival Vest - No Holster

$125.00 ($10.00 S&H)

A beautiful, near mint C-1 Survival Vest by "Breslee Mfg. Co." and looks to be unissued. The holster was removed.

Navy Aeronautical Emergency Hat-Headnet

$40.00 ($6.00 S&H)

Have four of these hat, NOS in their original packs with instruction papers. One is made by "Strato Equipment Company" while the other three are made by "Winget Kickemick Company". The bags may have a few tears, but the masks are mint. Nice survival item for Naval Air Crews. Take two packs for $75, or all four for $280.

Tin of Wood Alcohol Fuel Tablets

$10.00 ($10.00 S&H)

Have two tins of Fuel tablets. They are $10 each, or take both for $18.

Life Vest/Belt Co2 Cylinders w/ box

$55.00 ($10.00 S&H)

Box full of Co2 cylinders for Life Vests / Belts by "Specialties Manufacturing Co., Inc." Bloomfield, N.J.

Sunburn Preventive Paste

$12.00 ($10.00 S&H)

A near mint, unopened tin of Sunburn Preventive Preparation Cream Paste as found in survival and medical kits.

M8 Flare Pistol w/ Holster

$265.00 ($12.00 S&H)

A nice example of the 37mm M8 Flare Pistol that was carried on many of the Bomber and Transport planes of the AAF. The gun is marked, "M S.W.C., U S Property, Pistol PyrotechnicM8" all within a triangle. Used and working condition, with a hard to find leather holster, marked with an ink stamp, "Made in Canada".

RAAF Silk Map of Manila - Dated 1944

$85.00 ($10.00 S&H)

In near mint condition, a survival map of Manila, compiled by RAAF Cartographic Section, September 1944. Measures approx. 17" by 36".

Stole Bladder

$50.00 ($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 ai. Have two of these at $50 each, or both for $90.

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.

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.

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!!

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.

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.

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.