RAF / Air Ministry Mae West 'ditching' whistle

RAF / Air Ministry Mae West 'ditching' whistle

Code: MW27053

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Manufactured by J.Hudson & Co., Birmingham.  A variation of the less commonly found 'tube' whistles used by wartime aircrews.  Period photos show these hanging from the 1941 pattern Mae West or aircrew blouse.  Manufactured in chromed white metal.  Clear Air Ministry King's crown markings and reference numbers '293/W/102.'  Complete with original hanging chain and hook.  Guaranteed original and not one of the 'aged' copies now on the market.  The last of this exact pattern in stock.  Excellent used condition.  Stock code MW27053.