~ WW2 Military Whistle – J. Hudson & Co. 1939 ~
Whistles were used by many branches of the armed forces and civil units during WW2. They would have them attached to their uniforms or equipment and were used as emergency signalling whistles.
The Air Raid Precautions (ARP) and Fire Service used them to signal air raids and the dropping of incendiary bombs.
This is the ‘pea’ style whistle complete with suspension loop.
It is stamped ‘J. Hudson & Co., Birmingham’ and dated 1939.
~ Dimensions ~
The whistle has a length of 5cm.
It weighs 40g.
~ Condition ~
The whistle is in a very nice condition with minimal wear but no damages.