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Midland Bank Whistle   W37
Midland Bank Whistle W37
Original, quality, pre-war nickel plated whistle impressed "Midland Bank Ltd, Stock No 278". The first whistle we have seen stamped for a bank. Complete and in good and working order. 3.5" x 0.75".  
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Price: 65.00


Acme Siren Cycle Horn W35
Original, quality, post war, whistle / horn of the trumpet form, in nickel plate and used by the early cyclists. This example is stamped "The Acme Siren", "Made in England" and has the original eye for a lanyard rope and much of the original black interior paintwork is still visible. Polished and lacquered, complete and in good and working order. 3.75" flare + 7" tall.  
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Price: 125.00


Acme Siren Cycle Horn   W35



LCC Whistle   W34
LCC Whistle W34
Original, quality, pre-war, chrome plated whistle with a top ring for the chain and engraved "LCC" for London County Council. Probably used by school teachers. Complete and in good and working order. 3" x 0.75".  
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Price: 38.00


Acme Thunderer Whistle W27
Original, quality, pre-war, 'escargot', chrome plated on brass whistle with a steel split ring and stamped 'The Acme Thunderer' and 'Made in England'. A super loud whistle; complete and in good and working order. 2.25" x 1" x 0.75". 
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Price: 34.00


Acme Thunderer Whistle   W27



Box of 12 Acme Whistles   W25
Box of 12 Acme Whistles W25
Original, quality, post-war, display carton of twelve, unused, nickel plated, Acme, 'police' type whistles. The whistles are all still wrapped individually in tissue paper and the outer box is complete, although a little torn at the joints. Each is marked 'The Acme City' and 'Made in England' and the box has a label to one end, detailing '12 Only Acme City Whistles, Brass NP N0 47', and the original cellophane window to the lid. A great lot for the whistle collector; complete and in good order. Box 5.5" x 4" x 1" and each whistle 2.75" x 0.5". Price is for the boxed set. 
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Price: 135.00

Online Catalogue > Whistles