WW2 RAF, USAAF and Army whistle, Number 58. These were originally used in WWI & continued into WWII and is still made by the original wartime supplier. The whistle is larger than the Air Ministry 23/230 whistle - it measures approximately 50mm x 23mm x 30mm. It is marked 'J. HUDSON & Co BIRMINGHAM' and the year of manufacture (1939 to 1945). It has the British (Empire) 'W arrow D' (War 'Crows Foot' Department) Marking on one side.
Reproduction Brass World War One Army whistle, Number 58. These were used in WWI & continued into WWII and is still made by the original wartime supplier. The whistle is large and hand made from solid brass. It measures approximately 50mm x 23mm x 30mm. It has the War Department 'W arrow D' on one side.
I have just received my brass whistle in the post.what a beauty it is.now I can retire my original and wear this new whistle which is identical to my old war horse.this is a great way to keeps the memory alive of all those who suffered and gave up so much in the two terrible wars of the 20th century. thank you
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