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RAF / A.M. Mae West 'ditching' whistle

Code: MW20192

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The classic 'snail' whistle often seen hanging from the 1941 pattern Mae West or aircrew blouse.  Chrome plated brass.  Air Ministry King's crown markings and reference numbers '23/230' to one side with further reference numbers to the reverse '293/14/L1795'.  Minor loss of plating (looks worse in the photographs than it really is) but in very good '+' overall used condition.  With  basic string lanyard.  There are now numerous fake whistles on the market, some very convincing.  We guarantee this to be an orginal period item and not one of these copies.  Stock code MW20192.

RAF / A.M. Mae West 'ditching' whistle