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1912 Hudson's Whistle W48
1912 Hudson's Whistle W48
Original, quality First World War nickel plated whistle impressed "J. Hudson & Co 13 Barr St Birmingham 1912" and "Hudsons Patent". Complete and in good and working order. 3.25" x 0.75" diam. 
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Price: 65.00


Royal Irish Constabulary Whistle W47
Original, quality pre-war nickel plated whistle impressed "The Metropolitan patent Royal Irish Constabulary" and "J Hudson & Co 244 Barr St Birmingham" for the maker. Some minor dents and scuffs otherwise complete and in good and working order 3.25" long and 0.75" diam. 
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Price: 85.00


Royal Irish Constabulary Whistle W47



BR Scottish Railway Whistle W46
BR Scottish Railway Whistle W46
Original, quality 1950's Acme Thunderer nickel plated whistle with a split ring to the top. This example is impressed to the front "Made in England" and to one side BR (Sc). Complete and in good and working order. 2.25" long x 0.75" wide and 1" tall. 
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Price: 65.00


Girl Guide Mistress Whistle W45
Original, quality 1930's / 40's nickel plated whistle impressed "The Acme Girl Guide Mistress" and "England". This example has the standard ring loop to the top and is complete and in good and working order. 3" long and 0.5" diam. 
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Price: 56.00


Girl Guide Mistress Whistle W45



Metropolitan Police Whistle W44
Metropolitan Police Whistle W44
Original, quality 1920's nickel police whistle detailed "The Metropolitan Patent, 'Metropolitan Police', J Hudson and Co, 13 Barr Street, Hockley Birmingham" and stamped with the police number "17977". Polished and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. 3.25" long x 0.75". 
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Price: 56.00


1940 Whistle W43
Original, quality Second World War nickel whistle of the police issue shape, detailed '1940' and for the manufacturer J Hudson and Co Birmingham. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 3.25" x 0.75". 
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Price: 56.00


1940 Whistle W43



1938 Whistle W42
1938 Whistle W42
Original, quality Second World War nickel whistle of the police issue shape, detailed '1938' and for the manufacturer J Hudson and Co, Barr Street, Hockley Birmingham. The ring is stamped '433' for the previous owner. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 3.25" x 0.75". 
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Price: 56.00


Berkshire Constabulary W41
Original, quality nickel police whistle manufactured by "J. Hudson & Co 244 Barr Street Birmingham". This example is impressed "The Metropolitan Patent" and "Berkshire Constabulary", and the top is detailed with the patent number for the year 1908. This whistle has retained the original chain with the collar button hole hook for easy access. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. This is the first Berkshire Constabulary whistle we have had to date. Whistle 3.25" x 0.75". Chain and hook 16.5". 
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Price: 75.00


Berkshire Constabulary W41



G P O Whistle W39
G P O Whistle W39
Original, quality post war nickel plated whistle impressed for manufactured "J Hudson and Co, Barr St. Hockley Birmingham" and "G P O" for the General Post Office. These were used by the Postmen delivering letters door to door.  
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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 and 7" tall.  
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Price: 95.00


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

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