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Rare train steam whistle in an aged brass patina. Marked ‘Phila (Lonergan) Penna’ on body.

Measures approximately 7” in length. Handle/lever is 3 5/8” long. Inlet is a 3/8” pipe thread.

Can be polished or left as is…either way…it’s one unique pickin’ piece!!!

Wikipedia.org: A train whistle or air whistle, (originally referred to as a steam trumpet), is an audible signaling device on a steam locomotive used to warn that the train is approaching, and to communicate with rail workers. The older steam whistles were almost always actuated with a pull cord (or sometimes a lever) that permitted proportional action, so that some form of "expression" could be put into the sound. Many locomotive operators would have their own style of blowing the whistle, and it was often apparent who was operating the locomotive by the sound.

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