United States of America - Very rare! WW2 USA Taylor Paratrooper Wrist Compass - as worn by units including, paratroopers. - 1944

Description
United States of America - Very rare! WW2 USA Taylor Paratrooper Wrist Compass - as worn by units including, paratroopers. - 1944
Original - Good condition

A genuine WW2 fully functional! issue wrist compass as used by a number of units including the Airborne troops. This fully functional example is still liquid filled in good condition and clearly marked on the reverse (see photo's). This compass, official known as Compass, Wrist, Liquid-filled, was made by Taylor. The compass was usually seen worn on the wrist (duh!), but also over the sleeve, the shoulder loops, webbing, or at the ankle over the jump boots. Wrist compasses were used both by officers and enlisted men, unlike the lensatic compass, or marching compass, which was normally reserved for officers, NCO’s or men on a special mission.

Great and rare 100% original item from WW2 in functional condition!

Lot details
Type
Very rare! WW2 USA Taylor Paratrooper Wrist Compass - as worn by units including, paratroopers.
Country of Origin
United States of America
Year of Manufacture
1944
Original/ Replica
Original
Condition
Good condition
Comes with certificate of authenticity
No
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