All our stock is old, original, in excellent order and ready for use. We carry no modern or reproductions. Whistle W Original, quality circa whistle, made in an alloy, not of great quality but a good loud whistle and a super shape with a hanging ring. Really loud and complete and in good and working order.
Acme The Official Metropolitan Police Bobby Whistle #15
Whistle - Wikipedia
The company was purchased by Acme Whistles and continues to build quality whistles today. In WW1, the Army had a system where they would used different whistles to coordinate movement. The Battalion Commander had a siren whistle, the Company Commander had a kinglet whistle, and the Platoon and Squad leaders had thunderer whistles. A leather strap or lanyard would connect the whistle so that a solder could attach it to their uniform.
Vintage British Police Whistle Made in England #D35
The piercing noise of a police whistle, familiar to viewers of the s television series Dixon of Dock Green, has not been heard on Britain's streets since the s. It is being brought back to deal with anti-social cyclists who flout the law in the university city of Cambridge. Police used to carry whistles to call for back up before the introduction of personal radios, or to attract the attention of someone they needed to speak to.
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