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WW1 Cavalry Whistle Officer & NCO 'Metropolitan' J Hudson & Co Brass New
Reproduction WWI 'The Metropolitan' Cavalry whistle made by J Hudson & Co Birmingham and the ring has been supplied & attached by WarWhistles.com. We are the only worldwide supplier of this very rare whistle.
The ring fits over a gloved finger, allowing the horseman to ride normally and able to use the whistle for signalling. These were used by British, Empire and USA forces prior to and up to the end of WW2.
The whistle is marked up with the correct War Department Arrow and markings, including the Patent Number 5727.08 on the top, 'The Metropolitan' and Date on the body including 'J HUDSON & Co 244 BARR ST BIRMINGHAM'. On the bottom is 'MADE IN ENGLAND'.
This whistle is made by the same company that made the original whistles, in the same factory and using the same equipment. WarWhistles have added the ring.
It is approx 80mm long x 17mm wide and made from solid Brass. This is the perfect whistle if you are a WW1 Cavalry re-enactor, WW1 military enthusiast or collect WW1 related items. You can even use it today while riding your horse if you want to make people aware of a horse coming! There may be small blemishes or marks, this is a result of the ring attachment and adds character to your whistle!
These are generally made to order, if the quantity level shows zero please email us to order one.