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Vintage 1942 Hudson WWII Military Trench Whistle with MOD Broad Arrow Mark - Nickel Plated - Militaria army navy RAF Christmas Thanksgiving

Vintage 1942 Hudson WWII Military Trench Whistle with MOD Broad Arrow Mark - Nickel Plated - Militaria army navy RAF Christmas Thanksgiving

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$58.93

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Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1940s
  • Material: Nickel Plated
  • Favorited by: 8 people
  • Gift message available
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From United Kingdom
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Description

This is a vintage, WWII military trench whistle that has the MOD (Ministry of Defence) broad arrow mark present and the date of when the whistle was made, 1942. The whistle is nickel plated and was made by J Hudson & Co of Birmingham. The whistle still produces a good sound (tested).

These whistles were used by the army, navy and the RAF during World War 2.

Size:
7.9cm maximum length
1.6cm width

The whistle weighs 31.6g

Condition:
There is a line indent to the whistle, shown in photo 6 above and is highlighted in red. There interior areas of the whistle have age related marks etc, see photos 7 - 9 above, where you can also see there is wear to the line surface scratches, some marks etc, as well as in photo 10 above for another example of the scratches etc.

Postage / Shipping:
UK by Royal Mail 2nd class signed for, Royal Mail 1st class signed for and special delivery are an optional postage add on.

International by either Royal Mail international tracked, signed or tracked and signed small parcel (depending on buyers country of origin which service will be used).

Please note: I do not ship to PO Boxes (orders with a PO Box as an address will be cancelled), international buyers if you require a different shipping method than Royal Mail, please contact me first for shipping costs, so they can be added as a shipping upgrade, thank you.
This is a vintage, WWII military trench whistle that has the MOD (Ministry of Defence) broad arrow mark present and the date of when the whistle was made, 1942. The whistle is nickel plated and was made by J Hudson & Co of Birmingham. The whistle still produces a good sound (tested).

These whistles were used by the army, navy and the RAF during World War 2.

Size:
7.9cm maximum length
1.6cm width

The whistle weighs 31.6g

Condition:
There is a line indent to the whistle, shown in photo 6 above and is highlighted in red. There interior areas of the whistle have age related marks etc, see photos 7 - 9 above, where you can also see there is wear to the line surface scratches, some marks etc, as well as in photo 10 above for another example of the scratches etc.

Postage / Shipping:
UK by Royal Mail 2nd class signed for, Royal Mail 1st class signed for and special delivery are an optional postage add on.

International by either Royal Mail international tracked, signed or tracked and signed small parcel (depending on buyers country of origin which service will be used).

Please note: I do not ship to PO Boxes (orders with a PO Box as an address will be cancelled), international buyers if you require a different shipping method than Royal Mail, please contact me first for shipping costs, so they can be added as a shipping upgrade, thank you.

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The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
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Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

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